Wegmans Announces Reston Opening Date, November Hiring Events

Reston, Virginia, October 28, 2022 – With construction of the new Reston location well underway, Wegmans Food Markets announced today the store’s opening date on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 9 a.m. The Reston team is ramping up hiring and training for nearly 200 open positions with an in-person hiring event on Tuesday, November 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The hiring event will take place at The Edmund apartments, located above the site of the future Reston store, at 2025 Fulton Place. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online before the event, or call 703-421-2466 for more information.

“While our opening is still a few months away, we have already met many great applicants and are excited to continue building our team,” said Reston Store Manager Katie Sullivan. “Wegmans is known for being one of the best places to work because we offer opportunities for advancement, flexible scheduling, and competitive pay and benefits packages.”

Wegmans Reston is located at the intersection of Reston Parkway and Sunrise Valley Drive in the Halley Rise development. The 85,000 sq. ft. store will include a Market Café, coffee shop, and The Burger Bar. The site will have parking below, residential units above, and is accessible by the Reston Town Center Metro station. In total, the store will employ more than 400 people, the majority of whom will be hired locally.

Virginia Virtual Hiring Event
Wegmans is also hiring for positions at locations throughout Virginia and Washington, D.C. The company will host a virtual hiring event on Tuesday, November 1, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., seeking to fill 585 part and full-time positions, including those available at the Reston store.

Available positions include customer service roles throughout the stores in merchandising, front-end, culinary, and perishable departments. All interviews for this event will be conducted virtually, via phone, with no video included.

Applicants are asked to submit an online application in advance of the Virtual Hiring Event. A member of the Wegmans hiring team will contact applicants to schedule a time for the phone interview.

Additional background on Wegmans jobs:

  • Applicants may receive a sign-on bonus for select positions, including all part and full-time positions at the Reston, Tysons Corner, and Charlottesville stores.
  • Wegmans offers competitive starting rates and all hourly employees, both full-time and part-time earn premium pay on Sundays and holidays.
  • Wegmans has a long-standing reputation as an exceptional employer, offering flexible scheduling, industry-leading benefits and premium pay on Sundays and holidays.
  • Wegmans also offers an employee scholarship program available to both full-time and part-time employees.
  • Wegmans promotes from within and has announced future plans for additional stores in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, New York City, Pennsylvania and Connecticut.
  • For 25 consecutive years, Wegmans has ranked high on FORTUNE magazine’s list of “The 100 Best Companies to Work For,” placing third in 2022. In addition, Wegmans has been named as the top company on Fortune’s list of Best Workplaces in Retail for seven consecutive years.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a regional supermarket chain with 109 stores located along the east coast. The family company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 25 consecutive years, ranking #3 in 2022. The company also ranked #5 for corporate reputation among the 100 most visible companies, according to the 2022 Axios Harris Poll 100 Reputation Quotient® study.

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