Employment

Employment Opportunities at Open Harvest: Are you looking for an opportunity to work for a progressive, values-based, community owned business?

Employment Opportunities

Are you looking for an opportunity to work for a progressive, values-based, community owned business?

Open Harvest is a community owned grocery store, dedicated to building a sustainable food system through consumer education and the cooperative principles. Open Harvest has been a Lincoln staple since 1975.

At Open Harvest, we exist to serve the needs of our membership and community, and our staff is at the center of our success. We look for applicants who understand the importance of giving great customer service to every person who chooses to shop with us. To our staff, we offer a workplace that is not only positive and respectful, but also can teach you valuable skills to carry on throughout your career, either at the Co-op or in another endeavor. Whether you’re interested in an entry-level opportunity or taking the next step in your career Open Harvest may be just the rewarding experience you’re looking for!

Open Harvest Co-op is committed to equal opportunity in employment practices including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on performance, qualifications and abilities. Employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, sex, age, religious or political beliefs, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, or disability.

Please ask a cashier for an application, or download one below. Turn in applications and resumes to the Customer Service Desk, or email them to jobs@openharvest.coop

Current Openings


We are accepting applications for a part-time position in our Marketing Department.

Our Marketing Assistant is part of the administrative & promotions team and manages our store
communication systems. This person is responsible for producing a variety of promotional materials
including printed materials, in-store signage, social media content, newsletter design & content, and
website design & content. Essential skills include proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite products,
proficiency in Facebook & Instagram platforms, graphic design, copy writing and editing, and overall solid communication skills. Our ideal candidate must have the ability to work independently, contribute to team projects, and consistently meet deadlines.


We are accepting applications for a full-time position in our Food Service Department. 

Our Prepared Foods Coordinator is part of the Food Service Department and helps lead staff in the kitchen & deli counter, where duties include recipe development, ordering, staff training, promotions coordination, daily production and customer service. Our ideal candidate must be punctual, reliable, detail-oriented, have a current Prep Cook Food Handler Permit or be able to obtain one upon hire. Night and weekend availability is required.


Please submit a resume and job application to:

Open Harvest Co-op Grocery, 1618 South Street, Lincoln, NE 68502. Application can be obtained in-store, or at www.openharvest.coopApplications that do not include a resume and completed application will not be considered for the position.