Hiring Fair & Recruitment Event


Work for the friendliest store in town and help support a sustainable, local food system. Mississippi Market, St. Paul’s premier natural and organic food cooperative, celebrates the joy of eating locally, healthfully and responsibly. Unlike regular grocery stores, we’re consumer owned and controlled and have been since we opened in 1979. We offer high quality, fair-priced goods and services, while working toward a sustainable local economy and global environment and promoting the cooperative principles.

We are in the process of opening a new store at 740 East 7th Street on the East Side of St. Paul, and we’re looking to fill up to as many as 70 job openings. Please join us as we host a one-day Hiring Fair and Recruitment Event.

We are now accepting applications for all positions at our East 7th Store in all departments, including deli, produce, front end, grocery and meat. Typical retail grocery positions include, cashiers, stockers, baggers, customer service, deli workers and more! Detailed job summaries are available by clicking the red “Current Job Postings” link below.

When: Friday July 24th, 2015

Morning session: 10:30am-2:00pm

Afternoon session: 2:00pm-4:30pm

Evening session: 4:30pm-6:30pm

Where: East Side Enterprise Center (ESEC), 804 Margaret Street, St. Paul, MN 55106

How to prepare: Online employment applications should be completed prior to attending our Hiring Fair. We will be conducting same day on-the-spot interviews for job seekers who successfully apply before the Hiring Fair. Job seekers in attendance will be interviewed in the order of arrival during their scheduled timeslot. Pre-registered candidates will get the option to choose which session to attend during the online application process.  If possible, please bring with you a printed copy of your resume or application to the Hiring Fair.

Parking: Parking is available in the ESEC lot and Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Serviceo (CLUES) lot across the street from ESEC. ESEC is also located on the 74 busline.

Questions: Please contact or Je Vang at

Apply online: All positions are posted online at (scroll down to the “Current Job Postings” button below to apply!

Employment Benefits: We offer a competitive wage rate based on St. Paul’s living wage. Full Time employees are eligible for health & dental insurance, LTD, PTO, gain sharing, 401(k), 20% discount, and more. Part Time employees are eligible for gain sharing, 401(k) and 20% discount.

Equal Opportunity Employer

What’s the best kept secret about Mississippi Market? Our staff!

Want to work with us? Check out our job postings!

Current Job Postings

Here are just some of the things our employees have to say about working at Mississippi Market:

The heart-felt pride in making something the best we know how, using the best ingredients, and then offering it to a customer, and really, really meaning it when I say, “Enjoy!”

It’s the best place I’ve ever worked!”

We know we sell quality food, because we know where it comes from.”

We’re hard working and ready to serve!”

I like being a part of a sustainable food culture and a dialog about how to support healthy food policy.”


The majority of our jobs require some weekend and/or evening hours.

Qualified applicants will have exemplary customer service skills, ability to prioritize, and handle multiple demands. Knowledge of natural foods is preferred.

Mississippi Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Thank you for your interest in working at Mississippi Market, your application will remain active for three months from the date which you applied.

No phone calls please.