Wawa to hire 5,000 workers at its 790 stores

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Wawa, Inc. announced plans to launch its spring hiring campaign with the goal of hiring up to 5,000 new associates this year during the next three months, with all of Wawa’s 790 stores across its six-state operating area adding staff.

The annual hiring campaign will span the spring season, looking to fill customer-service and management-level positions.

“At Wawa, part of a commitment to fulfilling lives means adding jobs for new associates, while also providing advancement opportunities for the more than 30,000 Wawa associates who are part of our team. That’s why we’re thrilled to kick-off this year’s spring hiring campaign and add a number of new members to our growing Wawa Family,” said Elizabeth Moore, manager of talent acquisition at Wawa. “As we look to fill these positions with people who have a strong passion for serving others, we’re looking for individuals who want to join our team for the busy summer season as well those who might be interested in the start of a fulfilling career at Wawa.”

While every store will have job opportunities available, some will host open houses called ‘Wawa Career Wednesdays’ to include open houses at select stores on every Wednesday for four straight weeks, beginning March 28 and running through April 18.

As part of the Wawa Career Wednesdays, potential associates can receive a brief, first interview, learn more about Wawa’s unique culture, explore career opportunities, and discover the important role Wawa associates play in their communities.

Stores hosting the Open House events will have signs announcing the dates/time of the open house. Individuals interested in career opportunities at Wawa are encouraged to apply online prior to attending an Open House event.

Wawa associates hired in these full and part-time positions have health benefits, as well as flexible schedules and tuition reimbursement opportunities.

In addition, Wawa has an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP. Wawa is 41 percent owned by associates through the ESOP. With more than 11,000 participants, Wawa’s ESOP ranks as one of the top10 largest ESOPs in the country.

To apply for an open position, visit www.wawa.com.

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