ALTOONA, Pa. — Sheetz Inc. has announced plans to hire 2,500 employees companywide and will hold open interviews for full-time and part-time positions March 27 at all 589 of its convenience stores.
The hiring initiative aims to increase Sheetz’s total employee count and number of full-time positions by creating and filling jobs at stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, West Virginia and North Carolina.
“We are excited to bring additional employees into our family at Sheetz,” said Stephanie Doliveira, vice president of human resources for Sheetz. “Our employees are what make Sheetz special. They help us to create memorable moments for our customers. So we work hard to create a great working environment where employees feel valued and have the opportunity to grow. Sheetz is so much more than a job. It’s a place where people can connect, grow and have a fulfilling career.”
Sheetz said it offers competitive pay and benefits packages to all employees, including medical and dental insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, college tuition reimbursement, an employee stock ownership plan, flexible schedules, opportunities for advancement, quarterly bonuses, vacation time and more.
Earlier this week, rival convenience retailer Wawa Inc. announced its annual hiring campaign. Over the next three months, the convenience-store chain plans to hire about 4,000 associate- and management-level positions. All 840 Wawa locations will have positions available, and some will host hiring events March 27 and April 10, the Wawa, Pa.-based company said. In January, Wawa held a hiring event in Florida, planning to hire 1,000 workers in all 160 stores in the state.
Altoona, Pa.-based Sheetz operates 589 c-stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, West Virginia and North Carolina. Sheetz is No. 14 in the Top 40 update to CSP's2018 Top 202 ranking of c-store chains by number of retail outlets.