Work With Us

If you love helping people and have a positive can-do attitude we want you! We strive to ensure that we're making a difference to the lives of our staff and the health of our planet. And with a staff approval rating consistently above 90% we're confident that you'll enjoy being part of our team. Here's what our staff say about working for Commonsense:

“I am extremely satisfied with my work here. Such a great atmosphere with the right balance of fun and hard work... I have never felt so respected and looked after in a workplace. Feel very supported and encouraged, and I love all my workmates, customers and work."

“Overall, Commonsense is an excellent place to work. There is a strong sense of community, and managers are generally accommodating to staffs' needs.”

“It's a really kind, compassionate and supportive place to work.”

“It’s a privilege to work in an environment where everyone is respected and valued. Generous staff incentives, discounts and opportunities to grow.”

Read more about our purpose and values.

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. 

Current vacancies

Wellington City

Casual

Our Tory Street  store is looking for casual staff to help support their efficient and friendly team. This role will involve shifts being offered regularly when people are sick or need time off. If you want to learn the ins and outs of a vibrant organic retail store but can't commit to a permanent position this role may be for you!

Please apply here or for more information please contact Store Manager Ursula Voice.

Lower Hutt

Casual

Our Lower Hutt  store is looking for casual staff to help support their efficient and friendly team. This role will involve shifts being offered regularly when people are sick or need time off. If you want to learn the ins and outs of a vibrant organic retail store but can't commit to a permanent position this role may be for you!

Please apply here or for more information please contact Store Manager Tori Buttle.

Kapiti

Retail Health Specialist - Part Time 

Work in an ethical, values-based company selling products that are good for you and good for the earth!

Commonsense Kapiti is a busy organic retail store catering for people buying organic food, allergy-free food and environmentally friendly products and we are currently looking for someone to join our busy team on a part time basis (Monday & Sunday) to help oversee our health & beauty department. 

The successful applicant will be expected to be able to:

  • order health and cosmetic products and maintain stock levels
  • provide proactive retailing with exemplary customer service
  • support customers with information about products, health and nutrition
  • set up displays and active merchandising
  • contribute to a positive and supportive workplace environment

Qualification and experience as a naturopath or medical herbalist is ideal but if you have any experience in natural health retailing we'd love to hear from you.

Please apply here or for more information please contact the Kapiti Store Manager.