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King Soopers and City Market Announce Hiring Event and Open Roles for Holiday Season

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Published: Nov. 13, 2020 at 11:23 PM CST
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DENVER, Col. (Release) - King Soopers and City Market today announced employment opportunities to support seasonal holiday business. Since the start of the public health crisis, King Soopers and City Market have hired more than 13,500 associates – many from the hardest-hit sectors during the pandemic such as restaurants, hotels and food service distributors.

“As a leading employer and retailer, King Soopers and City Market are preparing for the season ahead, knowing COVID-19 will continue to affect every aspect of our daily lives and operations. 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,” said Jessica Trowbridge, Corporate Affairs Manager. “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.”

King Soopers and City Market’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), King Soopers and City Market offer 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 Jessica Trowbridge.

King Soopers and City Market will host a statewide hiring event on, Saturday, November 14th from 11am-3pm. Interviews will happen on the spot, in all stores across the state and candidates may be hired immediately. Applicants are encouraged to bring two forms of ID and to pre-apply at www.jobs.kingsoopers.com or www.jobs.citymarket.com.

Roles are available for seasonal support as well as non-seasonal needs.

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About King Soopers and City Market

At King Soopers and City Market, a company of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®. We are 23,000 associates who serve customers daily through a seamless shopping experience throughout Colorado. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. To learn more about us, visit our newsroom and investor relations site.

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