Safeway Inc. is an American supermarket whose logo with “S” and inside it “Ingredients for life” slogan of company is observed.
It was founded more than 100 years ago in Aril, 1915, in Idaho. The headquarter office is located at California, United States. Actually, the slogan is changed as ‘Drive the Safeway, buy the Safeway’ from the original slogan.
From 2015 to till date the company’s CEO is Robert Gerald Miller. More than 1340 stores in United States and in Mexico there are 195 stores under the name ‘Safeway’. There are about 250,000 associates are working in company.
The supermarket having the variety of products like Bakery, Dairy, Dry cleaning, Grocery, Lottery, Snack food, Liquor etc. Some other product units are also under the control of Safeway such as Pharmacy store, Photographic processing unit, western union, fuel, frozen fruits etc.
Business schedule of Safeway:
The regular work of supermarket is scheduled between the span of 9.00 am of morning till 20.00 pm of night. This working schedule is same from Monday to Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, the restaurant opens on regular time but closes on 17.00 pm.
Most of Safeway restaurants opens for 24 hrs. no closing is time is available for them. But before a visit, customers have to check schedule of restaurant service.
Schedule of supermarket on holidays:
All the government offices and institutes are closed on the national holidays or public holidays. The holidays are like Columbus Day, Labour day, Easter Monday, Cinco de Mayo, Good Friday, Tax Day, Black Friday etc. the service is running with regular working hours.
On Christmas day, Thanksgiving Day and Easter day, the super market is closed. The operating and holidays hours’ time is based on the location of the supermarket.
If you want to work in this supermarket, them you should be over 14 years. But only few positions are available for this age group. Whereas for Manager or some specialized role of supermarket team, the employee is hired who is between age ranges from 18 to 21. You are able to find out about current vacancies through official website.
Pay scale of supermarket:
The grocery clerk of store paid with an average salary of $12 which ranges between $9 to $23. The Safeway supermarket gives some discount offers as 10 percent discount on purchased items by employees of supermarket.
The night stocker is able to get basic salary of $22,444. Some extra bonuses and additional compensations are added into the annual salary of employee.
The overtime facility is also available in this supermarket. If employee work for double shifts or some extra time then he or she is able to get additional pay.
The hourly pay for employees of store ranges from $9.00 to $22.00 per hour and an average salary is given as $11.94 per hour. Three personal holidays per year is given for employee if he or she is in continue of 1-year service in supermarket.
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Safeway Inc has not only supermarket department, various subsidiaries are under its control. The employees who are working in Pharmacy store of Safeway then they gets benefits as health check-up.