Join the JVI Team

We are hiring across all departments! View current job openings below.

Help us on our quest to make food more fun!

John Vena Inc. (JVI) is a fourth-generation, family-owned business. We’ve been bringing the best specialty fruits, vegetables, and herbs from around the world to the Philadelphia and Mid-Atlantic food community for more than 100 years. Our mission? To make the business of food more interesting, more exciting, and more fun for our customers and their customers.


Our diverse team members are the most important part of our business and a part of our extended family. We are always looking for unique, energetic people who share our beliefs, our values, and our passion for food to join our team. If you are committed to quality, celebrate diversity, and take pride in working cooperatively with teammates and customers, we want to hear from you!

When you join our team, you join our family


  • Competitive Compensation Packages
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance — 100% paid for by JVI
    (no deductions or fees) for employees & dependents
  • Retirement Saving Plans — Including matching contributions from JVI
  • Flexible Schedules — Depending on the role, we offer 4-day workweeks,
    remote work, and other flexible scheduling options
  • Southwest Philadelphia Location — Access to SEPTA bus route
  • Local Routes Only — No over-the-road trucking requirements for drivers
  • Opportunities for Overtime
  • Generous Paid Holiday & Sick Time Policy
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Opportunities for Professional Growth
  • Performance-Based Rewards
  • Perks & Events — Including free produce for major holidays and fun employee events!

Our Values


We are DEDICATED to the success of our customers. We go the extra mile to provide an exceptional experience and make decisions that prioritize exceeding expectations. We seek opportunities to LEARN so we can continuously improve our products and services.


We build and sustain COOPERATIVE working relationships with teammates, customers, and suppliers. We act in the best interest of our partners. We come to work with energy, and actively contribute to a POSITIVE work environment based on respect, trust, and teamwork.


We celebrate INTEGRITY. We accept responsibility for our actions and their results. We maintain a calm, constructive attitude focused on solutions when faced with challenges and stress. We take OWNERSHIP of our work and our performance.

John Vena Inc. Is A Proud Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.