Price Rite Supermarkets to hire nearly 100 employees for its 64th store located at South Ave., Syracuse, NY

Syracuse, NY, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets today (Feb. 21, 2017) announced that it is accepting job applications for its 64th store, the 35,000-square-foot Price Rite of South Ave., located at 611 South Ave. in Syracuse, scheduled to open in April 2017.  The supermarket chain, known for its everyday low prices, is looking to hire nearly 100 employees for positions including cashiers, stocking clerks, produce, deli and meat department team members and supervisory roles.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting www.PriceRiteSupermarkets.com/Join-Our-Team, clicking “apply today” and selecting Syracuse, NY from the dropdown menu, then Price Rite of South Ave., to view and fill out an online employment application. Price Rite is seeking applicants with the personality to provide customers with friendly, efficient service, and previous supermarket or other retail experience is preferred, but not required. A great place to shop and work, Price Rite offers its employees flexible scheduling, competitive pay rates, holiday, sick and vacation pay and over 30 career opportunities.

“Price Rite greatly values its associates, as it takes a team effort to deliver a great shopping experience for our customers,” said Neil Duffy, president of Price Rite Supermarkets. “We look forward to welcoming new team members to our South Avenue store in Syracuse and making them a part of our tight-knit Price Rite family,”

Price Rite has been working closely with Jubilee Homes of Syracuse Inc., a local nonprofit, and city, county and state officials to bring the new store to an area designated as a food desert, providing a service oriented supermarket featuring a wide selection of fresh groceries and perishable products to an area with limited access to fresh food. The store will also serve as a retail anchor tenant along the South Avenue corridor.

The new Price Rite of South Ave. will employ the supermarket chain’s simple, convenient format, including fresh produce delivered daily; packaged meats; baked goods; a variety of private label and national grocery brands; and dairy and frozen food, along with organic, natural and gluten-free products. Price Rite of South Ave. will also feature some of the industry’s leading “green technologies,” including glass doors on dairy cases and energy-efficient lighting and refrigeration throughout the entire store.

For more information, please visit www.PriceRiteSupermarkets.com.

About Price Rite
Price Rite operates 63 stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Maryland and Virginia. Price Rite stores offer customers an expanded produce department and quality food products at savings up to 50 percent less than traditional supermarkets. The typical Price Rite store is about 35,000 to 40,000 square feet in size and employs anywhere from 75 to 150 associates. The first Price Rite opened in West Springfield, MA in 1995. For more information, please visit www.priceritesupermarkets.com.

Jubilee Homes of Syracuse, Inc. Mission Statement
Jubilee Homes of Syracuse, Inc. is a not for profit organization that has been a catalyst for revitalizing the Southwest side of Syracuse since 1987 by 1. providing home ownership and/or rental opportunities for low and moderate income people through the construction and/or rehabilitation of permanently affordable owner-occupied homes and rental units in the neighborhood; 2. building shared values and a sense of community in the neighborhood by empowering neighborhood residents to develop, engage in and/or promote neighborhood building activities and events, in order to continue to build neighborhood cohesiveness; 3. supporting and/or increasing small business and commercial development on the Southwest-side through economic development initiatives; as well working to address poverty through workforce and economic development initiatives; and 4. preparing our area youth for future leadership, employment and entrepreneurship through innovative youth development programs.

Contact:

Karen O’Shea
Phone: 732-906-5932
Communications Specialis

Karen Meleta
Vice President
Consumer and Corporate Communications
Email: Karen.meleta@wakefern.com
Phone: 732-906-5356

Source: Price Rite

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