Work with Us

Welcome to the beginning of a work-life that is well-balanced, fun, rewarding and important to our community’s well-being. At Dawson’s Market we understand that our employees are the foundation of our success and the backbone of the positive experience we want every customer to have when they walk through our doors.

To help grow our family of gardeners, cooks, creatives, healers and customer care folks, we’re constantly on the lookout for down-to-earth, quirky and inspired individuals to be a part of our Rockville, Maryland team.  Because we are a locally-focused, independent market, we don’t take the hiring process lightly.  Not only do we offer you the most delicious and healthy foods that this state has to offer, we also hire people that prove to be as passionate as we are.

Our full time benefits package includes eligibility for comprehensive health and dental insurance (with an individual option at no premium cost to the steward), short term disability, and life insurance provided at no cost to the steward. Store discounts are extended to all employees as well.

Current Positions Available:

Manager on Duty

This position will actively manage the front end of the store during assigned shifts, which includes but is not limited to: orchestrating breaks, cleaning duties, responding to lines at cash registers, trouble shooting equipment issues during shift and reporting to the appropriate manager. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring accuracy and security of cash received through front end by upholding established money-handling procedures
  • Answering customer questions and/or complaints, or refer to appropriate manager
  • Serve as back up for cashier for breaks and to assist in managing lines
  • Opening Shifts: Ensure that store is opened following established procedures
  • Closing Shifts: Ensure that store is closed following established procedures

Requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Open availability including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • One year plus supervisory experience in a retail setting
  • Outstanding customer service skills

Beer-Wine-Cheese-Gourmet / Customer Service

Do you love fine wines, craft beer and gourmet cheeses… and would love to learn more about them. We have the perfect opportunity for you to learn and then share your new found knowledge as a Steward in our Indulge Department. This Department sells Wine, gourmet cheeses and other food.

Requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Evening, weekend and holiday availability
  • Retail and/or customer service experience preferred
  • A passion for the products you will be selling
  • And most importantly, a desire to learn and a great attitude

How to Apply:

1. Download our Dawson’s Job Application (PDF)

2. Email it to

*No phone calls please. We really mean that.