Work With Us

If you love helping people and have a positive can-do attitude we want you! As a certified Living Wage Employer and Zero Carbon business we know 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:

“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.”

“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."

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

Store Management Positions

Our Wellington City store currently has an exciting opportunity to build a strong leadership team with current vacancies for a Store Manager as well as an Assistant Manager. These are both very much hands on retail store positions and the ideal candidates will have previous experience in retail management as well the ability to demonstrate excellent leadership skills.

At Commonsense we pride ourselves on our unique trading philosophy which puts people at the heart and centre of everything we do. Our managers need to embody these values and champion our stated purpose which is to connect our customers with shopping they can trust in order to create a kinder and more ethical future for everyone.

For more information please contact CEO, Anna Pitches, for more information- [email protected] or apply here. 

Kapiti

Store Worker 

Our Kapiti store is looking for a full time store worker who is available to work Tuesday-Saturday. You will be responsible for all aspects of store work including providing excellent customer service, stock management, ordering, and cash handling. 

Please apply here or for more information please contact Store Manager Jeanette Watson - [email protected] 

Casual Store Worker

Our Kapiti store is looking for casual staff to help support their 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 Jeanette Watson - [email protected] 

Lower Hutt

Produce Supervisor

Our Lower Hutt store has a vacancy for a full-time produce supervisor. The role requires you to provide amazing customer service, be energetic and have high work standards. You will be ordering, displaying and selling fresh produce amongst lots of other duties. It's an exciting opportunity for the right person.
If this sounds like you, apply here or for more information please contact Store Manager, Tori Buttle at [email protected]!

Casual Store Worker

Our Lower Hutt store is looking for casual staff to help support their 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 at [email protected]