Natural Grocers is opening a new store in Salida, Colorado, at 200 F Street. The store, which is slated to open on Oct. 31, according to the company’s website, will bring 19 full-time jobs to the area.
The new store will offer 100 percent organic produce, meat humanely raised without antibiotics, hormones or other growth promotors; 100 percent free-range eggs; 100 percent pasture-based dairy; GMO-free prepackaged bulk products; groceries that don’t contain any artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners or preservatives; and more.
Natural Grocers will host a meet and greet for job applicants on Aug. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Salida Scout Hut, located at 210 E Sackett Ave. There will be a kombucha and non-GMO snack tasting, as well as information about job opportunities and Natural Grocers’ commitment to community and its employees. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age.
Natural Grocers says it offers its employees a number of benefits, including:
- Competitive pay, including the Vitamin Bucks program, which provides employees an extra $1-per-hour worked of in-store spending money.
- Birthday bonuses equal to one-day’s pay.
- Companywide store discounts and credits of up to 30 percent on all Natural Grocers products.
- Benefits packages available to the more than 80 percent of its employees who are full-time; flexible spending and health savings accounts; short- and long-term disability and life insurance; a 401K savings plan; paid time off; and free nutrition education programs.