Hey, can you see yourself out there in the Middle / Outer Richmond District area working for the coming Fresh & Easy gro sto at 32nd and Clement, you know, where the Albertson’s used to be?
Well, if you do, then look forward to making just $10 per hour – that’s well south of what the In & Out Burger pays and just 8 cents per hour north of our minimum wage.
“Fresh & Easy Now Hiring in Northern California
Hiring Underway for More Than 275 Positions
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.,Nov. 10, 2010 –Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market is currently hiring for 12 stores that are set to open early next year in Northern California. These stores are among the first Fresh & Easy plans to open in the Bay Area and Modesto. The company expects to hire more than 275 employees for these stores and is currently accepting applications for positions on its website at www.freshandeasy.com/joinus.
Northern California Fresh & Easy stores currently hiring include:
— Clayton Rd. & Ygnacio Valley Rd. Concord
— Diablo Blvd. & Hwy 680 Danville
— Mission Blvd. & Rousseau St. Hayward
— Oakdale Rd. & Lancey Dr. Modesto
— Imola Ave. & Jefferson St. Napa
— Cabrillo Hwy. & Linda Mar Blvd. Pacifica
— Rosewood Dr. & Santa Rita Rd. Pleasanton
— 32nd Ave. & Clement St. San Francisco
— Bird Ave. & Minnesota Ave. San Jose
— Saratoga Ave. & Payne Ave. San Jose
— Elmira Rd. & Nut Tree Vacaville Rd.
— Ygnacio Valley Rd. & San Carlos Rd. Walnut Creek
“With every store we open we bring more good paying jobs with comprehensive benefits to the neighborhood,” said Fresh & Easy CEO Tim Mason. “We’re thrilled to hire our first employees in Northern California and to bring fresh, wholesome food at affordable prices to new neighborhoods in the area next year.”
Each store will employ 20 to 25 people, with entry-level positions starting at $10 an hour in California. The company also offers quarterly bonuses of up to 10%, a 401(k) with company match, a generous paid time off (PTO) program and life skills training.
Fresh & Easy believes everyone deserves access to affordable and comprehensive healthcare and provides all employees the opportunity to work at least 20 hours per week, which entitles everyone to vision, prescription drug, dental and medical coverage with Fresh & Easy paying at least 75%. Fresh & Easy has created more than 700 jobs this year and currently has more than 4,300 employees in California, Nevada and Arizona.
About Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market
Fresh & Easy operates more than 150 stores in California, Arizona and Nevada. In addition to fresh prepared meals, meats and produce, Fresh & Easy offers everyone’s favorite national brand products and household items, all at unbelievably low prices. The grocer’s popular fresh&easy brand products have no artificial colors or flavors, no added trans fats, no high-fructose corn syrup, and only use preservatives when absolutely necessary.
On average, Fresh & Easy stores use 30% less energy than a typical supermarket, which helps customers save money – and also helps the environment. Fresh & Easy uses LED lighting in external signs and freezer cases, offers customer recycling in every store and uses advanced refrigeration and freezer units to cut back on energy usage. The company also recycles or reuses all of its display packaging, sending the majority back through its distribution center.
For more information about Fresh & Easy, visit www.freshandeasy.com. Also follow the company on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/fresh_and_easy and become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/freshandeasy.