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

Sales Advisor (Fashions)

Salary: £10.55 per hour

Department: Fashions

Location: Braintree Quadrant


Store Development Project Manager

Salary: £40k

Department: Food

Location: Head Office - Chelmsford City Centre + Field Based


Store Manager – Thundersley Store

Salary: from £40k

Department: Food

Location: Thundersley, Essex


Store Manager – Tilbury Store

Salary: from £38k

Department: Food

Location: Calcutta Road, Tilbury


Store Manager – Ingatestone Store

Salary: From £40k

Department: Food

Location: Ingatestone, Essex


Member Support Assistant – part time

Salary: £12 per hour (30 hours p/w)

Department: Membership & Marketing

Location: Head Office - Chelmsford City Centre + Field Based


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

Salary: £10.55 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Writtle, Chelmsford


General Assistants (Melbourne Avenue, Chelmsford)

Salary: £10.55 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Melbourne, Chelmsford


General Assistants (Trent Road, Chelmsford)

Salary: £10.55 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Trent Road, Chelmsford


Trainee Store Managers (Essex Area)

Salary: £29k

Department: Food

Location: Essex


Baker (Dagenham)

Salary: £10.42 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Dagenham


General Assistants (Dagenham)

Salary: £10.55 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Dagenham


Shift Leaders (Braintree Area)

Salary: £12 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Braintree Area


Shift Leaders (Chelmsford Area)

Salary: £12 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Chelmsford Area


General Assistants (Galleywood)

Salary: £10.55 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Galleywood


Food Store Managers (Braintree Area)

Salary: £35k - £40k per annum

Department: Food

Location: Braintree


General Assistants (Blackmore)

Salary: £10.55 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Blackmore


General Assistants (Duke Street)

Salary: £10.55 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Duke Street, Chelmsford


Early Morning Bakers (Woodford Green)

Salary: £10.42 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Woodford Green (IG8 0DY)


General Assistants (Woodford Green)

Salary: £10.42 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Woodford Green (IG8 0DY)


General Assistants (Beehive Lane, Chelmsford)

Salary: £10.42 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Beehive Lane, Chelmsford


General Assistants (Moulsham Lodge)

Salary: £10.55 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Moulsham Lodge Store


General Assistants (Great Notley)

Salary: £10.55 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Great Notley (Braintree)


General Assistants (Danbury)

Salary: £10.42 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Danbury, Essex


General Assistants (The Sorrells)

Salary: £10.42 per hour

Department: Food

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


General Assistant (Havengore)

Salary: £10.42 per hour

Department: Food

Location: Havengore, Chelmsford


Travel Consultant

Salary: £10.54 p/h plus commission

Department: Travel

Location: Braintree/Chelmsford


Shift Leader (East Tilbury)

Salary: £12 per hour

Department: FOOD

Location: East Tilbury


Family Liaison Officer

Salary: £10.42 per hour

Department: Funerals

Location: Chelmsford


Family Liaison Officer (Part time – 20 hours p/w)

Salary: £10.42 per hour

Department: Funerals

Location: George Yard, Braintree


General Assistants

Salary: £10.42 p/h

Department: Food

Location: Thundersley