Careers

So, you’d like a job with Chelmsford Star? Good choice!

Chelmsford Star is a co-operative society owned by its members, which means we reinvest our profits back into our communities and follow strict ethical values. There are many different co-ops across the UK, and ours operates independently and within Essex only. We’re always looking for new faces to join our team, of any age and from any background.

We employ approximately 850 colleagues across our 4 trading divisions; Co-op food shops, Quadrant department stores, Co-op travel agents and Co-op funeral directors. Plus our Head Office, based in Chelmsford, covers functions as diverse as administration, human resources, IT, maintenance, finance, marketing and member events.

We have a wide range of job opportunities available, with flexible working patterns to suit our team. We also provide training opportunities for our workforce, and prefer to promote from within. Courses available including bespoke training, both in stores and on-line, and National qualifications in our accredited centre.

Employee benefits

As a Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society employee you are part of a successful team with the following benefits:

  • Weekly pay
  • Society membership
  • Staff discount
  • Career progression
  • A variety of training to suit individual jobs
  • Accredited qualifications
  • Flexible working
  • Self contributory pension scheme
  • Self contributory health plan schemes
  • Death in service
  • Long Service Awards (after completion of 5 years)

Current vacancies

Food Store Manager

Salary: £28,000 - £36,000 per annum

Department: Food

Location: Please enquire


General Assistant

Salary: £9.10 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Chelmsford


Duty Manager

Salary: £10.13 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Please enquire