ShopRite of Somers Point is holding a two-day job fair, as they look to hire people for all positions and shifts. The job fair will be held at the store at 23 Bethel Road in Somers Point, from 11am-4pm on Sat-Sun,  April 10-11.

A social media post about the job fair says to bring 2 forms of ID if interested in a possible on-the-spot offer. The store is presently listing 28 positions available on their website, from checkers and baggers to department managers and a pharmacist.

An online application is required for employment processing. The store asks interested individuals to visit to complete an application.

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ShopRite of Somers Point is one of 29 ShopRite stores owned by Village Super Markets, 26 of which are in New Jersey. The ShopRites in English Creek, Absecon, Marmora, Galloway and Rio Grande are all owned by Village Super Markets.

The stores founders, Nick and Perry Sumas immigrated to the United States from Greece in the 1930's.

The company website tells the story of the two brothers opening their first supermarket in 1937 in South Orange, NJ. In 1951, they became part of ShopRite. The Sumas family still owns the stores today.

Their job application lays out the company's view of their employees.

It takes many different skills, abilities, and people to be a part of the team that operates our stores. ShopRite believes that its associates are its best asset. Associates are provided with the knowledge, skills, and tools to be the leading retailer in our markets.

Whether it's providing world-class customer service, offering exceptional products at a competitive price, or learning the latest in merchandising and display, the company's training programs provide the individual with a solid foundation to achieve their best.


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