Meijer to hire hundreds of workers for holiday season

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (FOX19) - Meijer will hire hundreds of employees in preparation for the busy holiday season.

"Meijer is known for friendly customer service," said Janet Emerson, executive vice president of operations. "In order to provide the service our customers expect during the busiest time of the year, we need to be sure we are staffed properly. We are looking forward to welcoming new team members into the Meijer family who will help us take care of our customers."

Several of the superstore's departments are in need of new employees, including the deli department and general merchandise department, among others.

"While many of these positions are for part-time holiday work, Meijer is always looking for quality people to join our teams and these types of positions will provide great exposure to a variety of retail career options," said Jenny Hawat, vice president of talent recruitment and retention at Meijer. "We encourage anyone who wants to work in a thriving business at one of the most exciting times of the year to consider Meijer."

Interested candidates may complete an online application by clicking here. Candidates may also complete an online application at the employment kiosks located at the front of most Meijer stores. The local store management will then follow up with qualified candidates.

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