Expansion means 1,000 jobs open at Big Y
Big Y announced more than 1,000 job openings in all areas of the company in response to its expansion and growth. These new positions include both full and part time options, including management and support positions in every location throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Openings can be found at all Big Y markets, Fresh Acres Specialty Market, Table & Vine Fine Wines and Spirits, Big Y Express Gas and Convenience Stores, Big Y’s Fresh & Local Distribution Center and Big Y’s Store Support Center. Supermarket openings include department managers and assistant department managers. Fresh and Local Distribution Center openings include selectors, porters and equipment operators.
Big Y has been named a Best in State Employer and Best Employer For Diversity by Forbes magazine for the past two years.
“Every day, our employees help us to deliver on our promise of connecting families for a better future,” said Michael J. Galat, vice president of employee services. “We foster an environment of inclusion and belonging where individuals are respected, valued and heard. Employees tell us how much they appreciate being part of a community that cares.”
Big Y offers continuous training and incentives. Other benefits include flexible work shifts to accommodate parents, retirees, seniors, high school and college students, which has become even more important as everyone adjusts their schedules during this pandemic.
“It is not unusual to support changing shifts to accommodate sports teams’ games and practices, exams, remote learning and family life events," said Kecia Bossie, Big Y’s employment manager. “Big Y is the perfect working environment for students, retirees, caregivers and others seeking flexible shifts and excellent benefits.”
Big Y has already invested over $1 million dollars through its tuition assistance plan for qualifying full and part-time student employees to further their education . Big Y’s annual scholarship program has awarded almost $5 million to over 6,700 employees and their dependents. And, Big Y has a history of employing many veterans starting with Big Y’s co- founder, Gerry D’Amour who served in the military in World War II.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at bigy.com/careers.