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Publix to hire thousands in wake of COVID-19

Publix is seeking to hire thousands of associates by the end of March to fill positions in its stores and distribution centers.
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Posted at 5:21 PM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-21 08:32:28-04

RICHMOND, Va. - Publix is seeking to hire thousands of associates by the end of March to fill positions in its stores and distribution centers.

The company encourages submissions from people in service, manufacturing, warehousing and other industries who have recently found themselves unexpectedly without work. Interested individuals should fill out an online application at www.publix.jobs [publix.jobs].

“We take pride in serving our communities during times of need, and with the unprecedented demand we are experiencing, we’re in need of more associates to help across our operating area,” said Publix Vice President of Human Resources Marcy Benton. “We’re looking for people who have a desire to serve, are passionate about the food industry, are willing to work hard and ready to build a career at Publix.”

Publix has more than 15 stores in the Central Virginia area.