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Grocer looks to fill more than 800 full-time and part-time grocery positions in Arizona and New Mexico, aims to hire additional workers before summer

What:         Bashas’ Family of Stores is holding pop-up hiring events across the state this Saturday, May 21, from

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at every one of its 113 grocery stores in Arizona and New Mexico, in addition to its distribution center in Chandler. On this day during this time, every individual location will have a welcome table with signage and a table for on-the-spot interviews so that managers can hire job applicants immediately.

Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on May 21, job applicants are encouraged to visit the location where they would like to work. In addition, applicants are encouraged to apply in advance using the grocer’s online hiring platform,

During the pop-up hiring events, job applicants will meet with the grocer’s hiring team for an interview and to complete paperwork. In many cases, qualified applicants will be hired on the spot to work at the specific location they visit on Saturday or at a nearby location with a suitable employment opportunity.

The grocer, which operates Food City, AJ’s Fine Foods, Bashas Diné Markets, and Bashas’ supermarkets, is looking to fill more than 800 full-time and part-time positions in Arizona and New Mexico. The open positions range from hourly clerks to store managers and everything in-between.

Bashas’ Family of Stores offers flexible hours; great benefits; a grocery discount; competitive pay; tuition reimbursement and professional development, growth, and advancement opportunities to its members (employees). The company is one of the largest employers in the state and one of the Best Places to Work in Arizona, and remains family-owned.

Arizona’s hometown grocer has immediate openings for the following positions:

  • Bakery Managers, Pastry Chefs, Bakers, Cake Decorators, and Bakery Clerks
  • Sushi Chefs, Meat Cutters, and Meat Sales Clerks
  • Gourmet Chefs, BBQ Chefs, and Outside Grillers
  • Bistro and Deli Managers, Bistro Cooks, Bistro and Deli Clerks
  • Starbucks Managers and Baristas
  • Produce Clerks
  • Floral Designers
  • Cashiers and Courtesy Clerks
  • Night Crew
  • Dishwashers

When:        This Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:       Participating locations for these pop-up hiring events this Saturday, May 21 include:

  • Every Bashas’, Bashas’ Diné Market, AJ’s Fine Foods, and Food City grocery store in Arizona and New Mexico (more than 100 grocery stores) and Eddie’s Country Store in Pinetop
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Why:          The grocer aims to increase its workforce before summer begins.

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Who:          Bashas’ Family of Stores – the grocer that operates Food City, AJ’s Fine Foods, Eddie’s Country Store, and both Bashas’ and Bashas’ Diné supermarkets – is an Arizona-based company. With more than 100 grocery stores, it is one of the largest employers in the state and one of the Best Places to Work in Arizona. Since the company’s inception in 1932, Bashas’ has given back more than $100 million to the communities it serves. For more information, visit

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Posted by Jocelyn McAlpin