Work With Us

Interested in joining our team? At Commonsense, we employ people with an interest in organics and environmental issues, as well as retail skills. We train staff on the importance of organic certification and invite them to attend a one-day workshop at Common Property, the organic market garden owned by our founders Jim and Marion

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


Part- time, Permanent.
Lower Hutt, Wellington 
Commonsense Organics has a commercial kitchen in Lower Hutt, supplying daily deliveries of fresh savoury and sweet foods to our 5 Wellington stores. Our focus is on organic, vegetarian and gluten free cooking.

As a part-time chef/cook, you’ll be responsible for preparing a variety of lunchbar products, particularly gluten-free and vegetarian foods. 

The ideal candidate will:
• Enjoy working in a small, productive team
• Be reliable 
• Work efficiently and quickly
• Have experience in commercial food production
• Be available to work weekends

Part-time permanent shifts include working on a Sunday, Tuesday (9am-3pm) and Thursday (9am-3pm). Shift times may change from time to time, and hours may be negotiable. 

Additional casual shifts will be available on an as needed basis.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.