Sprouts Farmers Market Sounds Off National Hiring Day Event
- by Alexis Schreiber
PHOENIX, AZ - Sprouts Farmers Market wants YOU! And you, and you, and you. Indeed, the retailer has announced it's hosting a National Hiring Day event where anyone can walk-in on Tuesday, June 11, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at more than 300 stores from coast to coast. The healthy grocer has created approximately 1,500 full- and part-time, non-seasonal positions, open to meet the demand for its natural and organic products.
“As our stores and workforce grow from coast to coast, our team members are instrumental in helping increase awareness of Sprouts and our unique products that make it easy for everyday shoppers to live a healthy lifestyle,” said Timmi Zalatoris, VP of Human Resources. “With job opportunities in a variety of departments across the store, Sprouts is a great place to learn and grow a career.”
According to a press release, Sprouts created 3,500 new jobs in 2018 and promoted 28 percent of store team members, making it one of the fastest-growing retailers in the nation. Sprouts operates locations in 22 states, including the new markets of New Jersey, Virginia, and Louisiana by the end of this year.
All Sprouts departments are hiring, including specialized areas like the Market Corner Deli, which have been enhanced at many of the healthy grocer’s locations to include more convenience-driven options and to emphasize customer service. Applications can be completed online at sprouts.com/careers. The minimum age to apply is 16 years old.
Employment opportunities include:
- Department Managers and Assistant Department Managers (Produce, Deli, Meat and Seafood, Vitamins and Body Care, Grocery, Bakery, and more)
- Clerks (all departments)
- Courtesy Clerks (checkout assistants)
- Backup Receivers and Scan Coordinators
For professional growth, Sprouts offers competitive pay, team member discounts, and opportunities. Sprouts team members saved more than $12 million through store discounts last year. Since 2009, Sprouts has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to team members and dependents.
Each store location varies with open positions. The locations not participating in National Hiring Day are North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Yuma, Arizona.
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