Benefits of Employment

Three Rivers Market employees enjoy a generous benefits package that is competitive in the retail industry. These benefits include paid time off, store discount, insurance options, and more! In addition to these, Three Rivers Market offers the unique benefit of ownership in one’s workplace. As a community owned food cooperative, employees are welcomed and encouraged to join us in membership and participate in our democratically governed business.

HEALTH CARE

Full-time Three Rivers Market employees may choose from two different health care options: a traditional medical insurance plan and high deductible health plan, which also allows for payroll deduction to a qualified Health Savings account. Either option is available to the employee, employee’s spouse, and employee’s qualified dependents.

DENTAL CARE

Full-time and Part-time Three Rivers Market employees are offered dental insurance coverage for themselves, their spouses, and their qualified dependents.

VISION CARE

Full-time and Part-time Three Rivers Market employees are offered vision insurance coverage for themselves, their spouses, and their qualified dependents.

SUPPLEMENTAL INSURANCE

Three Rivers Market employees are offered supplemental insurance policies covering accidental injury, cancer care, short term disability, hospitalization, and dental care and vision care plans.

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)

Free to Three Rivers Market Employees and members of their households through LifeWorks.

STORE DISCOUNT

All Three Rivers Market employees, full-time or part-time, receive a 20% discount on all Three Rivers Market purchases. Employees who are also Members of Three Rivers Market will receive this discount in addition to any other Member discounts extended to them.

STORE CHARGE ACCOUNT

Three Rivers Market employees may charge their store purchases.

RETIREMENT PLAN

Three Rivers Market offers Employees an opportunity to build a rewarding cooperative career, with a retirement plan featuring socially responsible funds and a generous employer match.

ALTERNATIVE COMMUTING

Three Rivers Market nourishes a healthier environment with an Alternative Commuting benefit, which pays Employees a bonus for each day they walk, bike, carpool, or take the bus to and from work.

Wellness BENEFIT

Three Rivers Market contributes to the well-being of its Employees by offering a wellness benefit which reimburses Employees for qualifying expenses that can include traditional fitness expenses and less traditional wellness expenses.

PAID TIME OFF

Instead of vacation and sick leave, Three Rivers Market offers all of its Employees, both full-time and part-time, paid time off (PTO) that can be used for planned leave (vacations, etc.) or unplanned leave (sick leave, etc.), thus giving the Employee greater control over use of this benefit. PTO does not expire; PTO accrued beyond the 240 hour limit are automatically paid out to the employee and employees may cash out PTO in excess of 100 hours at any time.

HOLIDAY PAY

Three Rivers Market is closed on Christmas Day. Employees will be paid the equivalent of 10% of the average hours worked in the 10 pay periods previous to the pay period in which the holiday falls.  We are open partial hours on Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Employees working on these holidays are paid time & 1/2.

BIRTHDAY BONUS

Three Rivers Market Employees will be given a Birthday Bonus of 8 hours pay the week of their birthday.

FREE UNIFORMS

This includes any Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) necessary to perform the job safely, such as masks and gloves.