Hy-Vee Careers

We’re more than just a grocery store.

In 1930, Charles Hyde and David Vredenburg opened a small general store in Beaconsfield, Iowa. That store grew to become Hy-Vee — a company known for excellent service and reasonable prices. As an employee-owned company, Hy-Vee encourages each of our more than 81,000 employees in more than 235 stores over eight states to help guide the company.

Our eight decades of outstanding success are a testament to our employees’ hard work and dedication to the vision of our founders. Today, Hy-Vee is synonymous with quality, variety, value and superior customer service.

Original Store in Beaconsfield

Our employees act like they own the place. Because they do.

Hy-Vee is employee-owned by direct stockholders — officers, store directors and executive staff members — and indirect stockholders, the more than 30,000 Hy-Vee employees who participate in The Hy-Vee and Affiliates 401(k) Plan.

A portion of the matching contributions made by the company to The Hy-Vee and Affiliates 401(k) Plan is directed to the Hy-Vee Stock Fund. This account is the largest shareholder in the company. Every employee is a stakeholder in the company’s future, each with the opportunity to ensure memorable shopping experiences for our customers.

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Employee Owned

We’re recognized as an industry leader…

  • Ranked top 50 private companies in the United States
  • Ranked top 25 supermarket chains
  • One of top 500 employers in Forbes Magazine’s America’s Best Employers 2015
  • 2015 Harris Poll EquiTrend Midwest Grocery Store Brand of the Year
  • Ranked 3rd in seafood sustainability in Greenpeace USA’s 2015 Carting Away the Oceans report
  • Randy Edeker named one of Retail Leader magazine’s CEOs of the Year

…And as a strong partner in our communities

  • 2014 Make-A-Wish Iowa Corporate Vendor of the Year
  • JDRF World Achievement Award, Star Hope Award and Chairman’s Award
  • 2013 & 2014 Food Marketing Institute Community Outreach Award
  • $42 million in corporate and store donations in FY2014
  • More than 50,000 volunteer hours logged through the Ronald D. Pearson Citizenship program since 2010
  • 83,000 free breakfasts served to veterans on Veterans Day in 2014
  • Proceeds from Hy-Vee’s One Step products have gone toward: 253,130 meals for the hungry; 13 clean drinking water projects; 420 community gardens; and 14,000 tree plantings

We value our employees.

If you want to work for a company where you feel like what you do directly contributes to the company’s success and, by extension, the betterment of your community, we invite you to explore the many career opportunities available at Hy-Vee.

In addition to competitive wages, flexible scheduling, a generous bonus system and a pleasant work environment, Hy-Vee offers many great benefits to our employee-owners.

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Hy-Vee Employee

Our core values drive our company — and our hiring process.

At Hy-Vee we don’t look for people who simply want a job; we look for people who proudly exemplify the fundamentals upon which our company was built. These individuals are friendly, helpful, honest, respectful and dedicated. Most importantly, they are proud to join in providing our industry-leading customer service and delivering our brand promise of a helpful smile in every aisle.

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We Hire Heroes

It takes strong leadership, teamwork and dedication to serve. If you’re ready to continue serving, we are committed to recruiting you and other veterans, military personnel and family members to our team.

Put your skills to work at Hy-Vee.

At Hy-Vee, we value the leadership, loyalty, honor and commitment to service inspired through your participation in the military. Those qualities closely align with our company’s core values of being helpful, friendly, honest, dedicated and respectful. Together, these qualities offer a career environment where you can succeed.

We provide members of our team with a comprehensive benefit program as well as the tools and training needed for successful careers at Hy-Vee.

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Don’t wait any longer, apply today and you could be on your way to a rewarding career.

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