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Price Rite to Host Hiring Fair for New Erie Store

April 22, 2016
Supermarket Chain Now Accepting Job Applications for Erie Store;  Location Slated to Open in Late Spring 2016
Erie, PA (April 22, 2016) – Price Rite Supermarkets announced that it is now accepting job applications for its 63rd store, the 40,000-square foot Price Rite of Erie, located at 4500 Buffalo Road, scheduled to open in late spring.  The supermarket chain, known for its everyday low prices, will host a hiring fair on Wednesday, April 27 from 12pm – 6pm at its Erie store and is looking to hire over 100 employees. Available positions include cashiers, stocking clerks, produce and meat department team members and supervisory positions.   
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online prior to visiting the hiring fair on April 27 by visiting and clicking on the “join our team” link at the top of the page, “apply today” and selecting Erie, PA from the dropdown menu to view and fill out an online employment application. Candidates unable to attend the hiring fair can still submit an online application, and those without computer access ahead of time can apply in-person. 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 Erie store and making them a part of our tight-knit Price Rite family,”
Price Rite’s mission is to provide customers with a clean, fresh and friendly shopping experience while offering the same quality foods as traditional supermarkets at about half the price, offering customers the convenience of warehouse club-style shopping without the membership fees or bulk-buying requirements. The supermarket chain takes a variety of different approaches to help keep costs down and pass along those savings to customers, including spending less on advertising and store décor than conventional stores, and encouraging customers to bring their own bags or purchase a reusable bag for 10 cents. By streamlining operating costs, Price Rite can focus on providing great buys in-store. Price Rite regularly features specials and amazing values on food and non-food items alike. 
The new Price Rite of Erie 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 Erie 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.
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