Wakefern Supermarket Banners to Host Job Fairs on October 14th

Keasbey, NJ (October 2, 2023) – Wakefern Food Corp., the nation’s largest retailer-owned cooperative with member companies that own and operate supermarkets under the ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace, The Fresh Grocer, Gourmet Garage and Fairway Market banners, today announced that its supermarket banners will host hiring fairs on Saturday, Oct. 14 for candidates looking for career opportunities and valuable experience in retail.

The walk-up job fairs are taking place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at store locations throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland.  Interested candidates can visit most participating ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace, The Fresh Grocer, Gourmet Garage or Fairway Market stores to speak with a hiring representative for an immediate interview. Full-time, part-time and management positions are available, depending on location.

Available positions, including general, perishable, front end and stocking clerks, feature flexible hours and a wide variety of cross training to provide employees with the knowledge, skills and tools to work as a team throughout the store. Training programs include a game-based app and are designed to provide a solid foundation so each individual can achieve their best and pursue career goals. Each job offers opportunities for career growth and plays an integral part in the operation of the entire Wakefern cooperative, its retail banners and stores.

The supermarkets also offer entertainment and tuition discounts, as well as scholarship opportunities, and associates have the chance to work for family-owned businesses that are part of the retailer-owned supermarket cooperative Wakefern Food Corp. Wakefern has a 77-year history of commitment to communities and the family-owned businesses that are part of the cooperative.

Interested candidates can find out more about the job fairs and career opportunities by checking with their local stores or online:
Price Rite Marketplace
The Fresh Grocer
Gourmet Garage
Fairway Market

About Wakefern Food Corp.
From a small, local cooperative that began with eight grocery store owners, Wakefern Food Corp. has grown into the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States. Founded in 1946, the cooperative includes nearly 50 member families who today independently own and operate hundreds of supermarkets under the ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace, The Fresh Grocer, Dearborn Market, Gourmet Garage, and Fairway Market banners in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. For more information, please visit www.wakefern.com.