Work With Us

Interested in joining our team? At Commonsense, we employ people with an interest in organics and environmental issues, as well as retail skills. We train staff on the importance of organic certification and invite them to attend a one-day workshop at Common Property, the organic market garden owned by our founders Jim and Marion

Online applications can be made at any time. Apply now! We'll get back to you if we wish to pursue your application further. Please note that we receive a high number of applications and will not necessarily respond to them all. 

From time-to-time we advertise specific roles in our stores & operations. Please scroll down to see if there any currently on offer. 

Kapiti Staff 2019

Current vacancies

Assistant Manager - Mt Eden

We are looking for someone with retail experience to join our Mt Eden Store, in the role of Assistant Manager.

As Assistant Manager you will work closely with the Store Manager and be responsible for:

  1. Supporting the manager in running the daily operations of the store
  2. Ordering goods and maintaining supply
  3. Directing and supporting staff in their daily work
  4. Providing and modeling excellent customer service
  5. Implementing and maintaining excellent merchandising and retail standards
  6. A wide range of administrative tasks

To be considered for this role you must have retail experience of 2+ years, with ordering responsibilities as part of your role. Staff management experience is preferred, but not essential. The ideal applicant will be well versed in the Sale of Liquor Act and hold a Duty Managers certificate.

If you've been working in the retail environment for a while, and are looking to further your career in to a supportive organisation that is founded on values of community, sustainability and organics, this is the place for you! 

The role is between 32-40 hours per week, including one weekend day.

Like the sound of the above? Apply today!

In your covering letter, tell us about you! We want to hear about your values, experience and why this role appeals. 

Applications close Monday 30th September and successful candidates will be contacted after this date.