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Smith's Grocery Store Online Job Application

Updated on December 7, 2010

Smith's Grocery Store also known as Smith's Food and Drug was established in 1932. Lorenzo J. Smith opened the original store in Brigham City, Utah. With the assistance of his son, Dee Smith, the grocery store business went through a large expansion. Smith's Grocery Store went public in 1989.

Unfortunately, the company's expansion into Southern California was a major failure. As a result, Smith's Grocery Store accumulated hundreds of millions of dollars in debt. The company was purchased by Fred Meyer in 1997. Within a few years Fred Meyer was purchased by Kroger Co. Today, Smith's Grocery Store is a subsidiary of Kroger.

Although Smith's is part of the Kroger brands it is still a leader in the retail grocery store industry. Smith's Grocery Store's has roughly 132 retail stores that can be found in Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, New Mexico, and Arizona. Smith's Grocery Store business model is based on the "one-stop shop" concept. Grocery stores utilize a mixture of part food center part drug center format.

Smith's Grocery Store is a fast paced and challenging work environment. Employees have a substantial amount of interaction with customers on a daily basis. Employees are trained extensively not only for their specific position but on all aspects. Employees are encouraged to strive to obtain their goals.

In addition to training and many opportunities for career growth, Smith's as a subsidiary of Kroger is able to offer employees competitive salaries and generous benefits. Employees are offered complete medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage. Other benefits include but are not limited to company paid life insurance, voluntary life insurance, dependent group life insurance, and personal accident insurance.

Additional benefits and perks include merit increases, paid vacation program, group legal, incentives program, credit union membership, company paid continuing education program, and much more. Employees also have the option of enrolling in plans to help them prepare for retirement. These plans include a company matched 410(k) savings plan as well as a stock purchase plan.

Applicants interested in applying for a job with Smith's Grocery Store will find the process easy and convenient. You can apply for a position with Smith's Grocery Store by visiting their website. Once you have reached the homepage you will need to select the "careers/jobs" link at the bottom of the page. At this point you will be guided to a different page where you can select areas of career interest.

You can then search for positions that match your skills and experience. After you have selected a position you can begin the online application process. It is suggested that you make up a username and pass code. This will allow you to log in at a later time to complete the application if you need to stop at any point.

The system will walk you through each part of the Smith's grocery store online job application step by step. At the beginning of the application you will start by entering person data such as name, address, etc. The next steps will require you to answer questions that will allow the company to perform pre-employment background checks. Once you have finished each step of the online application you will be able to submit it to Smith's for employment consideration.

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      Jesus Twist 

      4 years ago

      I am looking for a job that has 40+ hours so that i can get a shool to work credit and also to work for my money.

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      Queena Goodwin 

      7 years ago

      I love shopping at smith's the store keeps there food fresh everyday i never seen anyone get sick from what they eat so that's great

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      Michael Jay 

      8 years ago

      Great informative hub! Thank you very much for sharing, heresplanb!--Michael Jay

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