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Tops Friendly Markets will host its largest open interview and job fair next week

The supermarket chain looks to fill more than 130 positions
Posted at 5:52 PM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 17:52:29-04
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Tops friendly Supermarkets is expanding stores, which means it's looking to hire more than 130 full time positions in Western New York, in its largest open interview and job fair to date.

The open interviews and job fair are happening Tuesday, August 20 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Tops headquarters in Williamsville, on 1760 Wherle Drive.

Some positions include full time department manager, assistant department manager, store manager and operations manager.

And the pay is pretty competitive.

"A meat manager will be around $22 an hour, you know give or take with some experience, a prepare foods manager would be a little bit lower, but around $13 an hour," said Jeremy Maciekewski.

In addition, Tops offers benefits to full time and part time employees.

"Tops offers flexibility in schedules. We offer benefits for part-timers with dental and vision,we offer full time benefits, we have a 401K plan," said Kristine Wydro, Director of Human Resources.

On Tuesday, you can come to the job fair, get interviewed and get an offer right on the spot.

And for the first time, Tops will able to hire 14 to 17 year olds, and give them scholarships.

"Tops is giving away over $25 million in scholarship. So for 14 year-old who are starting out now, when they're ready to go to college, they can look forward to having a scholarship available to them, and also be able to work for Tops while they're going to college," said Denise Terrell, Senior Learning & Development Specialist.

And store manager Joe Daughtery said Tops is a great place to grow.

"I did start out as a cashier when I first started out when I was 15 years old," he said. "So I kind of worked my way up the ranks. Went to college, got my degree - actually had the scholarship from Tops markets to help get through college."

For more information on the event and job opportunities click here.