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. 

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Current vacancies

Naturopath – Mt Eden

Use your excellent retail skills and be part of a dynamic values based company selling natural health products, cosmetics, and organic food. The in store Naturopath is responsible for ordering and retailing health products, providing advice for customers, and working in the store.

The health and beauty section is an important and respected sector of the store.  As the store Naturopath, you will:

  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • Have experience in a retail setting
  • Support customers with information about products and nutrition
  • Order health and beauty products and maintain supply
  • Be a self-starter who is motivated to succeed
  • Support the display and merchandising of goods
  • Be part of a friendly and productive team of people, who care about what they do
  • Contribute to a positive and supportive work environment

You will have a qualification in Naturopathy, Medical Herbalism or Nutrition, excellent customer service and retail skills, knowledge of organics and a passion for your area of expertise.  

The role is three days (24 hours) per week, Monday, Friday and Sunday. This role would suit a new graduate looking to learn more about the industry, or an experienced Naturopath looking to supplement their clinic practise. If you fit the above criteria, we want to hear from you! 

Applications close 29th March 2019

Produce Manager (Kilbirnie)

We are looking for an experienced team member to hit the ground running in our busy Kilbirnie store.

The successful candidate will:

  • be passionate and energetic
  • undertake ordering and pricing to maximize sales and profit
  • have experience with fresh produce
  • be adaptable to pace
  • demonstrate impeccable attention to detail
  • model exceptional customer service
  • supervise the produce team to uphold produce standards

The Kilbirnie branch is a busy store but has a wonderful engaged and fun team. Only applicants who can commit to a year need apply.

If this sounds like you, apply here.

Senior Retail Assistant (Mt Eden)

We are looking for someone with excellent retail experience to join our Mt Eden store in early January 2019. The role is full time, including one weekend day.

You will be responsible for all aspects of store work including providing excellent customer service, stock management, ordering, and cash handling.

Retail experience is necessary as is knowledge of organics and a passion for the environment. You will also need: 

  • Initiative, forward vision and a creative approach to tasks;
  • Enthusiasm and a sense of humour;
  • High level of honesty, independence, integrity, self-motivation and drive;
  • Proven ability and desire to be part of a team working co-operatively and effectively together to achieve objectives;
  • Willingness to work flexible hours

If this sounds like you, apply here.