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I waited two hours for my interview from the time it was scheduled til I actually went in the back. The only reason I waited was because I was told I had the job. And I did get hired. But two hours!!!

Answered October 19, 2019

The health coverage is the worst one. Premiums has gone up so much that Safeway employees can not effort it. They just don’t pay them . As result it ruins their credit. As a result; we don’t qualify for buying a home or to get a refi. The good old days are gone,

Answered January 10, 2020

When the front-end has huge lines, and we try calling other checkers and they don't show up.

Answered March 10, 2020

Actual hiring process, application,interview which includes drug test and computer assessment test,then orientation at your Albertsons or a bigger location,then video safety and training,then you start a shift. my god how do some of you work at all.

Answered October 13, 2018

Bad. Courtesy clerks with the longest seniority rarely get over twenty hours a week. I myself am lucky if I get over 10. They've also cut deli's and night shift's hours considerably at my store.

Answered January 17, 2020

After so many hours you get raises. It took about 6-7 years to top out as journeyman. Then from there it's basic cost of living raises. Topped out at 21.75 in California and 20.50 in Washington.

Answered September 17, 2019

Since a lot of the tasks and duties required from Store Management at Safeway include store operations such as inventory management and cash handling, corporate would most likely promote from within or select a candidate with retail experience (of some kind).

Answered April 18, 2018

Went to the store filled out a paper application w/the thought Okay I'll give it a try had the interview orientation one day of training and 18 years of pure loathing of working there😠 Was so 😀when I left on September 1 2018

I had a few tasks I enjoyed and were my favorites (stress relievers) 🙂


Former courtesy clerk (2000-2018)

Beaverton Oregon Safeway store

Answered March 25, 2019
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