Employment Opportunities

Rising Tide Community Market is a consumer food co-op. All Rising Tide employees are hired to serve our member-owners and other shoppers. We are a results-oriented business where we measure success by the happiness of our member-owners, our contribution to the community and the profitability of the business.

Open Positions:

Produce Manager
Marketing & Outreach Coordinator



You may drop your application off in the store, mail it (323 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543), or email it to [email protected]



Information for Applicants:

Thank you for your interest in working at Rising Tide Community Market.  We are a member-owned consumer co-op with a serious responsibility to serve our owners and community, and our goal is to be the friendliest store in town.  We look for reliable staff that are:

  • Customer service superstars
  • Willing to learn the natural food business
  • Able to take personal responsibility for their work area
  • Interested in having fun while working hard

Below are some frequently asked questions.

Where can I find out what positions Rising Tide is hiring for? We post all open positions at the store, and on our website.  We may post openings on other websites as well, such as craigslist.

What if there are no open positions? Can I still apply? We accept applications at all times.

How long do you keep my application?  Can I apply again? Your application will be active for 90 days.  You are welcome to submit another application at any time.  If you are interested in an open position and it has been more than 90 days since you applied, please submit a new application.

What happens after I apply? First, our General Manager & Department Manager review the applications. When there are open positions, selected candidates will have an interview with the Department Manager. Then you may be invited to a second interview if necessary. Finally, the hiring manager selects the right person to join the Rising Tide Team!

Can I talk to the hiring manager for the position? Out of respect for the workload our managers carry to serve our owners and community, we allow only those who are selected for an interview to speak with the hiring manager about our open positions.

Who can I speak with if I have additional questions? Please ask to speak with our General Manager if you have any more questions about our hiring process.

Benefits at Rising Tide include:

  • 25% discount on most purchases
  • Paid breaks
  • Sick & vacation pay
  • Health insurance available (if you work 20+ hrs/wk)
  • Opportunity to work with a fantastic group of people!

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