Wawa Inc. this year will again hire up to 5,000 new employees as part of its annual hiring campaign.

By Kenneth Hilario, Philadelphia Business Journal

The Media, Delaware County-based convenience store chain on Thursday said it would begin hiring as many as 5,000 workers in the next three months in its 790 stores across six of the states in which it operates.

Some Wawas will have open houses, dubbed Wawa Career Wednesdays, that will take place from March 28 through April 18. There, potential employees will have a brief first interview, learn more about Wawa and explore career opportunities.

Stores hosting the open house events will have signs announcing the dates and times. Interested applicants can apply online prior to attending.

Wawa is expanding in Philadelphia. It recently opened at 1900 Market St.and a 6,196-square-foot store is upcoming at the East Market development. A Wawa is also reportedly coming to Independence Mall.

The company had about 750 stores during the same timeframe in 2017, but it’s now grown to 30,000 employees.

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