Alexandria, VA, September 16, 2021 – Wegmans Food Markets, the family company that ranks #1 on PEOPLE’s list of 100 Companies that Care, is now hiring full-time employees for its Carlyle Crossing store. Located just off Eisenhower Ave, outside of Old Town Alexandria, the store is scheduled to open in spring 2022. The store will employ approximately 450 people, most of whom will be new to the company and hired locally. Of these, there are 150 full-time positions available.
The Carlyle-Alexandria team is currently accepting online applications for entry-level management, team leaders, shift leaders, and culinary professionals such as line cooks at jobs.wegmans.com/Carlyle-alexandria. The store will also be holding a virtual hiring event for all full-time positions on Thursday, September 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Job seekers are encouraged to fill out an application online or call (571) 473-5090 for more information. Interviews are conducted by appointment only and hiring for part-time jobs will begin at a later date.
“Wegmans is recognized as one of the country’s best places to work year after year in part because of our flexible scheduling, competitive pay, and industry-leading benefits. Our employees also create a family-like work environment and we offer many different career options and opportunities for growth,” said Carlyle Store Manager Katie Sullivan. “We’re looking to hire friendly people who are passionate about food and ready to learn and grow with us.”
Wegmans Carlyle-Alexandria is part of Carlyle Crossing, a 1.7 million square foot development including commercial, residential, and retail facilities. The 81,300 square-foot store will include a Market Café, a bar and coffee shop, and The Burger Bar, a family-friendly, casual restaurant counter that serves delicious burgers, flavorful sandwiches, and fries. The site will have two levels of parking below, residential units above, and is also steps from the Eisenhower Ave. Metro stop.
Wegmans entered Virginia with its Dulles location in 2004, growing its presence steadily ever since. The Carlyle-Alexandria location will be the company’s fourteenth store in the commonwealth. Wegmans is also hiring for positions at all their locations throughout Northern Virginia. Interested applicants can find additional information or fill out an application at jobs.wegmans.com.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 106-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts and North Carolina. 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 24 consecutive years, ranking #4 in 2021. The company also ranked #1 on PEOPLE’s 2021 ‘Companies That Care’ list.