Smith's has announced it is hiring to support seasonal holiday business at its 141 stores throughout its seven states of operation and across e-commerce channels. Since the start of the public health crisis, Smith's has hired more than 9,900 associates - many from the hardest-hit sectors during the pandemic such as restaurants, hotels, food service distributors.
"As a leading employer and retailer in the western region, Smith's is preparing for the season ahead, knowing COVID-19 will continue to affect every aspect of our daily lives and operations," said Aubriana Martindale, Smith's Corporate Affairs Manager. "We are taking proactive steps to ensure our stores and facilities are clean, safe and appropriately staffed as well as shelves are full of fresh food and essentials and our supply chain and e-commerce solutions continue to operate efficiently, especially for upcoming holiday celebrations. Every action we're taking requires friendly, caring and dedicated associates, and we're currently recruiting talent to join our team for the holidays and beyond."
Smith's average hourly wage is $15 an hour. And with comprehensive benefits factored in, the organization's average hourly rate is over $20. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, including health care, retirement planning, tuition reimbursement and DailyPay (on-demand pay), Smith's offers flexible work schedules, stable job opportunities and discounts on Our Brands products.
"While this year has challenged us all in many ways, it's been an uplifting experience to be able to provide bridge jobs to thousands of unemployed workers and serve and support our associates, customers and communities by living Our Purpose to Feed the Human Spirit," continued Martindale.
Roles are available for seasonal support as well as non-seasonal needs. Candidates may apply via www.smithsfoodanddrug.com or stop into your neighborhood Smith's store.