Zero waste store berkeley

Are you passionate about low waste living and solutions to the Climate Crisis? Are you a hard working and committed individual, and would you like to share your passion with our customers? If you answered "yes" twice, then we would love to hear from you!

Our current job openings are on this page. To apply, or if you are looking for an internship, send your resume and a cover letter to  

Current job openings

Holiday Season Part Time Sales Associate - Berkeley, CA

We are looking for a new part-time Sales Associate to help us during the upcoming Holiday Season.


The Sales Associate is responsible for providing a positive experience while customers are shopping in store.

This includes:

  • Greeting and receiving customers in a welcoming manner.
  • Serving customers, sharing product knowledge and helping select products that fit their needs.
  • Providing excellent customer service in an educational and non-judgmental environment
  • Providing information related to our mission or zero waste in general.

The Sales Associate also participates in all the store operations (checkout, restocking shelves, online orders fulfillment, jars cleaning, etc.) and maintains a clean working environment.


Job Type: Part-time, 2 to 4 days a week, including weekends. 10 to 15 hours/week.

Dates: 11/26/21 until 1/5/22. Possibility to start a few weeks earlier to get familiar with the store.

Work location: Fillgood store, 1579A Solano ave, Berkeley

Starting hourly rate: $18/h, depending on experience.


  • Employee discount (40%)
  • Paid sick days

Qualities we are looking for

-Passionate about Zero Waste, strong interest to learn and live the lifestyle

-Familiar with the products we carry

-Previous customer service and retail experience

-Strong communication, collaboration and organization skills

-Adaptable, self motivated

-Loves working in a team, but has the ability to work independently

-Ability to learn quickly about the tools (online apps, Google office) used in store

-Able to function in a fast paced environment, refill demand can get high on weekends

-Great customer service and friendly attitude


Physical requirements

Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, on an intermittent basis.

Ability to lift up to 50lbs.

COVID-19 considerations: we are following county and other guidelines to ensure the health and safety of our staff and customers. All our employees must follow these guidelines.