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Thursday, March 08, 2018

AMHERST TIMES: Price Rite Marketplace to host hiring fair for few Amherst store

All WNY News     Thursday, March 08, 2018    


AMHERST -- Price Rite Marketplace, known for its streamlined shopping experience and exceptional prices, today announced it will host its final hiring fair for the new 28,000 square-foot Price Rite of Amherst, located at 4224 Maple Road, on Monday, March 12 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Northtown Center at Amherst in Skybox B. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online ahead of the hiring fair, but can also apply in person at the recreation center, located at 1615 Amherst Manor Drive in Williamsville, on Monday.

Scheduled to open in the spring of 2018, the supermarket chain is hiring for part-time positions including cashiers, grocery clerks, produce, meat and overnight stocking team members. To fill out an online application, visit, click "apply today" and select Amherst, NY from the dropdown menu to view available positions. Price Rice Marketplace will accept online applications following the hiring fair on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Once opened, the Amherst store will add approximately 85 jobs to the local economy.

"We are excited to be gearing up for the opening of our Amherst store this spring," said Jim Dorey, president of Price Rite Marketplace. "We value our associates tremendously, as their efforts make it possible for us to provide the best shopping experience for our Price Rite Marketplace customers. Our Amherst team is off to a solid start, and we look forward to expanding upon that foundation by welcoming new team members to our Price Rite Marketplace family."

Price Rite Marketplace 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 Marketplace offers its employees flexible scheduling, competitive pay rates, holiday, sick and vacation pay along with the opportunity to begin a career.

The new Price Rite of Amherst will employ the supermarket chain's core values of low price, high quality and service while creating a simpler and more streamlined way to shop, with a curated selection balancing local products, national brands and top private label lines to make it easier for shoppers to find their favorite products. The store will offer a centerpiece produce department brimming with fresh fruits and vegetables, and a variety of ethnic products to cater to Price Rite Marketplace's diverse customer base; a large selection of baked goods, seafood, dairy and frozen food; packaged meats include organic and natural items, grass-fed offerings, Grade A poultry and USDA Choice cuts and Certified Angus® Beef products; and an assortment of organic and natural items including the new Wholesome Pantry line, a popular store brand line of organic and clean ingredient products.

Price Rite of Amherst 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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Originally published on Amherst Times. Republished with permission.


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