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Wegmans is looking to hire 200 full-time workers for Midlothian store

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Wegmans Food Markets said Tuesday that is hiring and training full-time employees for its first store in the Richmond market, opening next spring in Midlothian. Available positions range from entry-level management to customer service, culinary, and restaurant service.

The store said in a new release that it would employ about 550 people, 500 of whom will be hired locally. Of these, there are 200 full-time positions. Hiring for part-time positions will begin at a later date.

Applications will not accepted at the store or construction site, nor will interviews be conducted there.

Wegmans said it plans to begin scheduling interviews in September at its Midlothian employment office. Full-time job applicants are invited to apply online or by smartphone at or ca,ll 1-877-WEGMANS (934-6267) for more information.

Wegmans Midlothian will be part of the Stonehenge Village shopping center on Midlothian Turnpike in Chesterfield County, just east of Farnham Drive. Among other amenities, the 115,000-square-foot supermarket will include The Pub by Wegmans, a full-service restaurant and bar located within the store.

Wegmans now operates seven stores in Virginia. The company plans to open four new stores next year, in Midlothian, Short Pump, Charlottesville in Virginia and in Owings Mills, Md.  According to the company, the stores in Midlothian and Short Pump combined will create more than 1,000 new jobs in greater Richmond.

Wegmans is an 86-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The company, founded in 1916, is family-owned. It has been named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For “by Fortune magazine for 18 consecutive years, ranking No. 7 in 2015.

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