ROANOKE, Va. —
Kroger Mid-Atlantic, which includes stores in Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio, has hundreds of immediate openings for full and part-time positions. Since the onset of the pandemic, the Mid-Atlantic division has grown its workforce by more than 25%, hiring more than 5,000 associates for permanent positions to keep up with demand, including individuals from the restaurant and hospitality industry, where job loss was prevalent.
Those interested in working for Kroger are encouraged to apply online at jobs.kroger.com. The grocer is looking to fill a variety of full-time and part-time openings with department leadership positions available.
“At Kroger, we pride ourselves in being a great place to work, and we ask those who are interested in making a positive impact on their communities to come and join our team,” said Allison McGee, corporate affairs manager for Kroger Mid-Atlantic. “As a company, we believe in developing talent and we promote an environment that fosters opportunities for advancement.”
Kroger initiated an expedited hiring process to shorten the time between application and employment, on-boarding new hires in an average of 72 hours. Kroger’s human resources leaders are working seven days a week to quickly interview and recruit new talent that can uplift the company’s culture and purpose, that is “To Feed the Human Spirit.”
Nationwide, The Kroger Family of Companies (NYSE: KR) recently provided new career opportunities to over 100,000 workers.