VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, Aug 24, 2018 – Wegmans Food Markets, the family-owned company that ranks #2 on the FORTUNE list of 100 Best Companies to Work For, is now hiring and training full-time employees for its Virginia Beach store. The new location is Wegmans furthest expansion south to date, opening in spring 2019 near the intersection of Virginia Beach and Independence Boulevards. Available full-time positions include everything from entry-level management to customer service, overnight grocery, and culinary roles like chefs and line cooks.
Wegmans Virginia Beach will employ approximately 500 people, the majority of whom will be hired locally. Of these, there are 185 full-time positions ready to be filled across all departments. Hiring for part-time positions will begin at a later date.
Full-time job applicants are invited to apply online at wegmans.com/careers, or call 757-271-0571 for more information. Applications are not accepted at the store construction site, nor will interviews be conducted there.
These jobs offer competitive pay with industry-leading benefits, flexible scheduling, and a friendly, positive workplace, said Store Manager Mike Coyle, who started his Wegmans career as a management trainee in the produce department 25 years ago. New employees are brought on board quickly for in-depth training on the customer service skills and product knowledge that set our people apart.
Wegmans Virginia Beach is a 113,000 square-foot supermarket featuring The Burger Bar, a family-friendly, casual restaurant that serves delicious burgers, fresh salads, flavorful sandwiches, specialty beverages, soup, sides, and kids meals. Wegmans stores look and feel like a European open-air market, offering an abundance of choice, the best ingredients, restaurant-quality prepared food, and consistent low prices.
We promote from within and were looking for good people who are ready to learn and grow a career with us, said Coyle.
Wegmans has more than 48,000 employees chainwide and was recently named Americas Favorite Supermarket in a consumer study by Market Force Information. The company is set to open three new locations in 2019: in Virginia Beach, Virginia; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Brooklyn, New York.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 97-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 21 consecutive years, ranking #2 in 2018.