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Work With Us

Work with Us!

Our focus is on community and providing that community with healthy food that is natural, organic, and locally-sourced. Our team is built of gardeners, recyclers, volunteers, cooks, artists, artisans and healers who are all environmentally conscious people in constant search for the freshest local food and products we can find. We know our stuff, love our city, and nurture our people

The employees of Dawson's Market are a proud, knowledgeable, and diverse group of down-to-earth, talented, quirky and inspired individuals who are dedicated to a clear mission. Because of this and because we are a locally-owned and independent market, we don’t take the hiring process lightly. We only hire people who are as passionate and dedicated as the rest of our team.

Our full-time employees enjoy a benefits package that includes eligibility for comprehensive health and dental insurance (with an individual option at no premium cost), short-term disability and life insurance provided at no cost to them. All of our employees are offered store discounts as well as discounts from local businesses and other organizations we partner with, plus more.

If you believe you’d be a great addition to our team, be sure to browse the open positions listed below and follow the instructions on how to apply. Once you send us your application, there’s no need to follow up with a call - we’ll definitely let you know if you’re what we’re looking for.

And remember - *All applicants must be 18 years or older to apply.

Current Job Openings:


Deli Counter Steward (FT)



  • Keep deli case stocked and clean. Making sure to replenish and rotate dishes.
  • Pull short-date or low-quality items and notify purchaser before disposing of them properly
  • Label items accurately with price tags or signs.
  • Package food for grab and go case. 


  • Greet and serve customers in a prompt, friendly and courteous manner.
  • Offer tastes, samples, and suggestions for accompaniments.
  • Report customer suggestions, comments, and complaints to the Kitchen Manager.


  • Keep cases, countertops, shelves, and coolers in clean, orderly condition.
  • Remove trash promptly, sweep and mop the floor.
  • Keep department equipment in the assigned area, in working order.
  • Advise Manager of equipment problems.

Perform other tasks assigned by supervisor.


  • Ability to lift 25+ lbs. 
  • Ability to handle multiple demands.
  • Experience serving the public.
  • Familiarity with natural foods
  • Accuracy, attention to detail.

Meat Wrapper (FT)


  • Greet customers and respond to their questions and requests in a courteous and helpful way
  • Maintain an attractive well signed high-quality department.
  • Must know how to properly handle and rotate the product to prevent spoilage, contamination, and to comply with sanitation requirements.
  • Wrap meat, poultry, and seafood. Prepare value-added items with correct signage in an attractive manner.
  • Maintain a clean work environment both on sales floor and prep areas and storage.


  • Ability to lift boxes of product weighing as much as 50 lbs. from as low as floor level to as high as shoulder level
  • Knowledge of Natural and Organic meats preferred
  • Seafood Knowledge including cutting, varieties, and preparation
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Flexible availability including nights and weekend

If you are interested in this position please email your resume and cover letter or download and complete an application from our website.

Dawson's Market offers a great benefits package including group health and dental coverage, STD and Life Insurance 100% paid by company, accrued paid time off, employee discounts, 401K after one year, and more!

How to Apply:

  1. Download our Dawson’s Job Application (PDF)
  2. Email it to

And again - no phone calls - if you submit an application, you can bet we’re on top of it!

Thank you for your interest!