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Hy-Vee Seeks 10,000 New Employees Across Midwest

Hy-Vee, Inc. is seeking employees to help fill multiple positions in stores and distribution centers across its eight-state region.

November 18, 2020 | News & Press Releases

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Nov. 18, 2020) — Hy-Vee, Inc. is seeking employees to help fill multiple positions in stores across its eight-state region as well as its distribution centers located in Chariton and Cherokee, Iowa. Hy-Vee is adapting to meet the evolving needs of its customers who plan to shop differently this holiday season and beyond. New employees are also needed as the company continues to expand and open new stores.

Hy-Vee is hiring individuals for temporary and permanent help, including openings for part-time and full-time positions. From online personal shoppers and cashiers to food service clerks, stockers and more, Hy-Vee has nearly 10,000 jobs available. To follow are the number of openings in some of Hy-Vee’s largest markets:

  • Cedar Rapids: 190
  • Des Moines: 1,500
  • Iowa City: 350
  • Kansas City: 445
  • Lincoln: 600
  • Madison: 150
  • Minneapolis: 1,035
  • Omaha/Council Bluffs: 1,075
  • Quad Cities: 670
  • Sioux City: 130
  • Sioux Falls: 525
  • Waterloo/Cedar Falls: 65

Interested applicants can visit to view available positions in their area.

Hy-Vee offers many great benefits to its employees, including competitive wages, flexible scheduling, a generous bonus system and a friendly work environment. In its goal to be the “Best Place to Work in America,” Hy-Vee’s additional benefits include life insurance, medical and dental care, prescription drug coverage and short-term disability, as well as a 401(k) match. All employees – both part-time and full-time – receive a minimum 10 percent discount on groceries every day, and retail employees receive additional holiday pay and bonuses. Hy-Vee also offers a tuition assistance program that is available for employees and their immediate family members.

Hy-Vee’s top priority has always been and will continue to be the health and safety of its employees and customers. Hy-Vee’s COVID-19 response includes increasing and enhancing its sanitization protocols, utilizing protective measures and requiring masks for employees to ensure a positive work environment.

Those who may have temporarily lost their job due to the COVID-19 pandemic, are out of school, want to make additional money, or simply want to help during this time are welcome to apply at Hy-Vee.


Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 275 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $11 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 85,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit