Publix is a regional grocery retailer operating in Florida, South Carolina, Albama, Georgia & Tennessee. It is one of the few retailers in US having more than 1000 stores. It is a privately owned company by employees. Publix was founded in 1930 by George W Jenkins, its first store was opened at Winter Haven in Florida. It has more than 150,000 employees and sells large number of products. It has been named as 100 Best Companies to Work For by Fortune from 1998-2012. Florida has highest density of Supermarkets, Publix Sabor, Publix Pix, Cooking Schools, Green Wise Markets etc. Numbers of stores located in state of Florida is twice the numbers of other five states where it operates.
Job Application Center : Those who wish to make career with the company they can submit the application online or by visiting the Job Application Center, in short it is called JAC. Job Application Center is a touch screen computer with keyboard to complete the application process. Filling up application generally take 45 minutes. An application has two parts; first part requires the applicant to fill up the personal details while part is a questionnaire. JAC is generally located in the front site of store. You can retake the questionnaire only after 6 months therefore you must fill up the information carefully. You can visit your favorite store and apply for the skilled or entry level positions matching your qualification.
Job seekers who wish to make career with Publix can apply against the skilled and enter level positions depending on the qualification you possess. Minimum age limit to apply against the entry level post is 14 years. Before applying against the open positions, you can read the job description chart to understand about the nature of job. A typical jobs openings at entry level and skilled professionals are as given below.
Entry Level Jobs
- Bakery Associate
- Deli Associate
- Floral Associate
- Meat / Seafood Associate
- Stocking Associate
- Baker Trainee
- Cake Decorator Trainee
- Meat Cutter Trainee
- Produce Associate
Skilled Professional Jobs
- Meat Cutter
- Cake Decorator
How to Search & Apply for Jobs
There are two modes of submitting the job application. As mentioned above, you can either visit the Job Application Center located at the store or you can fill up online form by visiting the website. Candidates while applying must login to their job account. Therefore first time user are required to create profile and then sign in using the user id & password to complete the application process. You can search jobs from number of work areas – Stores, Corporate, Distribution, Pharmacy, Manufacturing etc. You can choose and apply from these work areas for hourly, part time or full time jobs.
- Visit the official career website at – www.publix.com/careers
- View the jobs details under different career areas such as Stores, Distribution, Manufacturing etc.
- Read the instruction to apply online.
- Look for the current open position and click on the the job title to for details, job description etc.
- Click on the Apply Now button and login with your user name and password. If you are not registered then sign up.
Salary varies from position to position. You can read the details regarding the benefits and salary paid to different jobs. A full time associate in store working in non management positions usually get around $25,000. If you are looking for the management job then current average salary per year for some of the positions as as given below. To know the accurate amount of salary paid to an employee at a given time you must verify from the official website.
Assistant Department Manager : $44,991
Store Manager : $112,911
Assistant Store manager : $82,102
Department Manager : $65,561