Dublin Food Co-op has job opportunities available for part-time, full-time and relief shop till operatives at our Kilmainham shop.

  • Positions will be available from Saturday 1st of February
  • Application Deadline – Tuesday 21st January
  • Interviews will take place 23rd – 26th of January
  • Applicants can express interest for the role by email: hr@dublinfood.coop
  • Please include an up to date CV with relevant experience and a cover letter

Role description

Shop operative


A DFC shop operative works on the shop floor – operating tills, engaging with members
& delegating to volunteers, processing orders and stocking shelves. This is a customer
service-based job with lots of interaction with members, volunteers and customers.

Reporting to: Shop Supervisor, Shop Co-ordinator & General Manager

Rate of Pay: €11 per hour


● Operating tills in accordance with DFC procedures
● Assisting members with purchases
● Stocking of fresh fruit and vegetables
● Stocking shelves
● Arranging vegetables for display, stocking and storing as required. Please note
that this may involve lifting up to 25kg
● Processing orders
● Data entry
● Stock checking
● General Cleaning
● Supervising volunteers
● End of day cash count in accordance with DFC procedures


● Experience in a retail environment
● Experience of Point of Sales System
● Experience in customer service position
● Understanding of and interest in whole foods and ecologically acceptable
products and activities
● Understanding of the co-operative model
● Experience with social media & online platforms


● Ability to prioritise and be proactive
● Ability to delegate effectively as part of a team
● Ability to work efficiently as part of a team
● Excellent communication skills are essential

Dublin Food Co-op is an equal opportunities employer.