CHANTILLY, VA, Jan 09, 2018 – Wegmans Food Markets is now hiring and training for 320 part-time positions and select remaining full-time jobs at its new location in Chantilly, which is set to open Sunday, June 3 at 7 a.m. The store is located at The Field at Commonwealth near the intersection of Route 28 and Westfields Boulevard.
Part-time openings are available in every department, including line cooks, customer service representatives, and overnight positions. Hiring and training for full-time positions began in September and is ongoing with recruitment for full-time cooks. In total, the store will employ 500 people, most of whom will be new to the company and hired locally.
Wegmans will host a hiring event at its Chantilly recruitment office Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. After completing an application, candidates will be interviewed on the spot that day. Job seekers are encouraged to first apply online at wegmans.com/careers. There will also be the opportunity to submit an application at the event.
Wegmans Chantilly hiring office
14280 Park Meadow Dr., Suite 100
Chantilly, VA 20151
Were expanding in Northern Virginia and we promote from within, which is ideal for anyone who wants to start or grow a career, said Chantilly Store Manager Brien MacKendrick, who began working for the family-owned company 21 years ago as a part-time cashier. Though were months away from opening, new employees begin in-depth training soon after theyre hired so that theyre knowledgeable about our products and fully prepared to deliver incredible customer service right from the start.
Wegmans has a long-standing reputation as an exceptional employer, offering flexible scheduling, premium pay on Sundays and holidays, and an employee scholarship program available to both full- and part-time employees. For 20 consecutive years, it has ranked high on FORTUNE magazines list of The 100 Best Companies to Work For, placing second in 2017. The magazine also named Wegmans #1 in its 2017 ranking for Best Workplaces in Retail, and Wegmans ranked high on its lists of Best Workplaces for Diversity (#5), Best Workplaces for Women (#7), Best Workplaces for Working Parents (#10), and Best Workplaces for Millennials (#12).
The Chantilly Wegmans is a 120,000 square-foot store and will be the first in Virginia to feature The Burger Bar, a family-friendly, casual restaurant that serves delicious burgers, fresh salads, flavorful sandwiches, specialty milkshakes, soup, and sides.
Wegmans steady growth within the Commonwealth includes plans for future stores in Virginia Beach, Tysons Corner, Alexandria, and Arcola.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 95-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned 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 20 consecutive years, ranking #2 in 2017.