Meijer to add 500 jobs in Cincinnati area

Photo courtesy of Meijer
Photo courtesy of Meijer

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Meijer is preparing to hire thousands of new team members for its stores in response to company growth and in preparation for the fall and holiday selling seasons.

Meijer stores are open 24 hours, and only close on Christmas Day. While staffing needs vary from store to store, all Meijer stores have positions available. The retailer is planning to hire more than 9,000 new team members. Here's a breakdown of the need:

  • Michigan: 4,400 team members
  • Ohio: 1,600 team members
  • Indiana: 1,800 team members
  • Illinois: 900 team members
  • Kentucky: 500 team members

Meijer says they will add 500 jobs here in the Cincinnati area.

Interested candidates are asked to complete an online application at

During the online application process, prospective team members can indicate their store preference. Candidates may also complete an online application at the employment kiosks located at the front of most Meijer stores.

While traditional retail positions, such as stockers and cashiers are needed, there are also opportunities in more specialized roles such as meat cutters and cake decorators, which often lead to future leadership opportunities.

Copyright 2013 WXIX. All rights reserved.