Parker’s offered a variety of foodservice and retail career opportunities to attendees of its special hiring event.
On Mon., June 13, 2016, Parker’s hosted a special Hiring Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the S.C. Works Beaufort Center in Beaufort, S.C. At the event, the company offered attendees career opportunities in retail as well as foodservice.
Positions are available in Ridgeland, Hardeeville, Beaufort and Bluffton, S.C. Starting wages range from $9.75/hour to $12/hour. Parker’s is currently seeking Store Managers, Assistant Store Managers, Kitchen Managers, Customer Service Associates and Deli Associates. Experienced foodservice professionals with Servsafe certification are invited to apply.
“Parker’s is more than just a traditional convenience store company or a typical gas station chain,” said Greg Parker, president and CEO of Parker’s. “We prepare fresh food daily with made-from-scratch recipes and employ a talented culinary team. We’re redefining foodservice in the convenience store industry, serving award-winning Southern cuisine, made with care and attention to detail, for breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
The company is also hiring a team for the newest Parker’s store, located at 12 Savannah Hwy. in Beaufort, S.C. This location, which is scheduled to open in July, will offer a full-service hot deli as well as convenient drive-thru food service.
Parker’s continues to grow at a rapid rate in South Carolina, bringing more jobs to the Beaufort County area. The company has been providing career opportunities in the Lowcountry for the past 40 years. With more than 650 employees and aggressive growth plans, Parker’s offers significant opportunities for career advancement.
“Parker’s provides great jobs with impressive wages in a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere,” said Parker’s Human Resources director Michelle Weckstein. “We’re growing, which translates into career advancement opportunities for individuals who are interested in retail or foodservice.”
Interested candidates were strongly encouraged to complete an application online at www.parkersav.com before attending the Hiring Event. Attendees were asked to dress professionally for an interview. Veterans enjoy priority status.
Parker’s has been ranked on Inc.’s elite list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for four consecutive years and recently earned the Regional Economic Impact Award from the Bluffton Chamber of Commerce.
Parker’s operates 44 convenience stores across the region and employs 625 individuals throughout Georgia and South Carolina. The company, which completes more than 100,000 transactions daily, is currently celebrating its 40th anniversary.