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

Pricing & Promotions Analyst

Salary: Up to £30k (Depending on experience)

Department: Retail

Location: Chelmsford City Centre / Head Office Role


Shift Leaders – Brentwood & Tilbury Areas

Salary: £13.05 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Brentwood Area & Tilbury Area


General Assistants – Nevendon Road

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Nevendon Road, Wickford


General Assistants – Hawkwell

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Hawkwell


General Assistants – Ingatestone

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Ingatestone


Step-up Supervisor

Salary: £12.22 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Forest Drive, Chelmsford


Store Manager – Moulsham Lodge, Chelmsford

Salary: £42k

Department: Food

Location: Moulsham Lodge, Chelmsford


Part Time Membership Administrator – 22.5 hours p/w

Salary: £12 per hour

Department: Membership & Marketing

Location: Head Office - Chelmsford City Centre


Food Store Managers (Essex)

Salary: £38k - £45k per annum

Department: Food

Location: Essex


Baker – Chelmsford & Braintree food stores

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Braintree Area / Chelmsford Area


Shift Leader – Baddow Forecourt

Salary: £13.05 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Baddow Road Petrol Station


Shift Leader (Dagenham)

Salary: £13.05 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Dagenham


Sales Advisor (Fashions)

Salary: £11.57 per hour

Department: Fashions

Location: Braintree Quadrant


General Assistant – POST OFFICE – Writtle Store (12 hours p/w)

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Writtle, Chelmsford


General Assistants (Melbourne Avenue, Chelmsford)

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Melbourne, Chelmsford


General Assistants (Baddow Road, Chelmsford)

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Trent Road, Chelmsford


Trainee Store Managers (Essex Area)

Salary: £31k

Department: Food

Location: Essex


General Assistants (Dagenham)

Salary: £11.57 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Dagenham


Shift Leaders (Braintree Area)

Salary: £13.05 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Braintree Area


Shift Leaders (Chelmsford Area)

Salary: £13.05 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Chelmsford / Braintree Areas


General Assistants (Galleywood)

Salary: £11.57 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Galleywood


General Assistants (Blackmore)

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Blackmore


General Assistants (Duke Street)

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Duke Street, Chelmsford


Early Morning Bakers (Woodford Green)

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Woodford Green (IG8 0DY)


General Assistants (Woodford Green)

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Woodford Green (IG8 0DY)


General Assistants (Beehive Lane, Chelmsford)

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Beehive Lane, Chelmsford


General Assistants (Moulsham Lodge)

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Moulsham Lodge Store


General Assistants (Great Notley)

Salary: £11.57 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Great Notley (Braintree)


General Assistants (Danbury)

Salary: £11.57 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Danbury, Essex


General Assistants (The Sorrells)

Salary: £11.57 per hour

Department: Food

Location: The Sorrells, Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex


Shift Leader (East Tilbury)

Salary: £13.05 per hour

Department: FOOD

Location: East Tilbury


Family Liaison Officer

Salary: £11.57 per hour

Department: Funerals

Location: Chelmsford


General Assistants

Salary: £11.57 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Thundersley