Spread joy and buttercream as a Cake Decorator with Publix!

Do you take pride in crafting beautifully crafted cakes and pastries? Can you do it with speed and accuracy? Do you have a servant’s heart and, most importantly, do you enjoy interacting with people?

Bring your skills to Publix! Here, we seek out and hire the best workforce, and train our associates to understand and pass along Publix’s culture in delivering premier customer service and providing the highest quality products to our customers. We do this because it’s our mission to be the premier food retailer in the world. It’s that simple.

Our more than 2,300 Cake Decorators perform a variety of duties in work conditions that you can read about in more detail here. That page lists some of the qualifications we look for in our Cake Decorators too. And finally, you’ll find some information about pay ranges and bonuses you can earn as a Cake Decorator there as well. If that sounds good, look further into our careers website at www.publix.jobs. There, you’ll learn more about Publix, a perennial on the FORTUNE 100 Best Employers to Work For list and you will gain a better understanding of what it’s like to work for the nation’s largest employee-owned company.

To sweeten the deal, see how Angela, one of our more than 2,300 Cake Decorators sums up her role:

“I love what I get to do for a living… we don’t just make cakes, we make memories!”

Does this sound like a “Cake” job to you? Great! Here’s a list of cities which have Critical Openings for Cake Decorators right now. This list will change as our needs change, so be sure to bookmark this link to check periodically.

Alabama: Auburn, Huntsville, Spanish Fort
Florida: Apopka, Crestview, Destin, Hollywood, Jacksonville, Key West, Lake Mary, Melbourne, Ocoee, Orlando, Panama City Beach, Pensacola, Ponte Vedra, Sandestin, Santa Rosa Beach, Windermere, Winter Garden
Georgia: Alpharetta, Atlanta, Brunswick, Cumming, Decatur, Johns Creek, Lawrenceville, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Watkinsville
North Carolina: Charlotte
South Carolina: Anderson, Bluffton, Greenville
Tennessee: Antioch, Brentwood, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Murfreesboro
If an opening is noted in a city near you, what are you waiting for? Head to your nearest Publix in that city and apply!

Now that you’ve gathered all the basic “ingredients” to bake up a terrific career with Publix, what questions do you have about working in this department or at Publix?

Start your career in our Meat and Seafood Department!

Meat Cutter Associate at PublixSince our mission is to be the premier quality food retailer in the world, it is crucial that we hire the best workforce, train them to understand and pass along Publix’s culture in delivering premier customer service and provide the highest quality products to our customers. Our Meat and Seafood Department is a great place to fulfill this mission and we have several job classes within this department, often with critical openings in certain stores. This page lists the cities in which there are critical openings in this department, so read on and be sure to bookmark this page to check back as the list of cities will change over time.  Before noting the cities, though, let’s serve you up the sizzling details on the different types of jobs in the Meat and Seafood Department.

The non-management  job classes in the Meat and Seafood Department are:

  • Meat Cutter
  • Meat Cutter Apprentice
  • Meat Clerk
  • Seafood Specialist
  • Seafood Clerk
  • Meat Wrapper
  • Meat Utility

Associates in these positions perform a variety of tasks in work conditions that you can read about in more detail here. That web page also lists some of the bonuses and other benefits our Meat and Seafood Department associates can earn. Diving more deeply into our Careers website will provide you with a more thorough understanding of what it’s like to work for the nation’s largest employee-owned company.

Why might you want to work in this department?  Here are quotes from a few of our Meat and Seafood Department associates about why they love working there:

  • “You not only learn about all the cuts of beef chicken and pork but you also become very close with your team members in that department.”  – Kathie E.
  • “Helping our customers put the perfect meals together, and seeing their smiles afterwards makes it all worthwhile.” – David B
  •  “Helping customers put the best meal together with the best quality meat – that’s a real pleasure!” -  Andy H.
  • “The integrity, consistency, and sense of urgency to serve our customers and to be part of something that we can all say that we all own is great.”  – Delilah N.
  • “Building up a new customer’s confidence in cooking seafood! So many people are afraid of ruining their meal, and it’s my pleasure to bring confidence to them.” – Michael Borgia
  • “Integrity takes a lifetime to gain and the Publix meat department has a lifetime of integrity built up.” – Travis B.

Is this department seasoned to perfection — or what?

Does this sound good to you? Great! Now check out the cities below which have Critical Openings in their Meat and Seafood Departments right now:

Florida: Adventura, Apopka, Destin, Key West, Kissimmee, Lake Mary, Ocoee, Orlando, Panama City Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Sandestin, Santa Rosa Beach, St. Johns, Windermere, Winter Garden
Georgia: Alpharetta, Atlanta, Brunswick, Cumming, Decatur, Johns Creek, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Watkinsville
North Carolina: Charlotte
South Carolina: Bluffton, Greenville, Hilton Head Island

If your city is listed above, there is a job opening in the Meat and Seafood department, so simply head to your nearest Publix in that city and apply!   Remember, this list will change over time as some postings are filled and new ones are added, so why not take a moment to bookmark this page for future reference?

Hopefully, we’ve interested you in a position in our Meat and Seafood Department! What questions do you have about working in this department or at Publix?

Job Fairs, hiring events and informational events, oh my!

In order to provide the premier customer service we are known for, Publix has to have a workforce of enthusiastic, committed associates who enjoy making people smile.  For this reason, we frequently hold application events,  job fairs, and career-related informational events in locations throughout our six-state footprint all the time.  Some events are held to hire associates for stores that are not yet open. Others are held to  hire our newest Publix associates for existing stores.  Informational events allow candidates and customers to “Meet the Manager” or “Meet the Recruiter” to learn details about job opportunities, the hiring process, and about working at Publix.

These events vary, as you’ve just seen by the examples listed above, and this blog entry will be updated frequently as new events are planned and old events are completed.  For that reason, it’s a good idea to bookmark this entry and check back from time to time to see what’s going on in terms of upcoming hiring events and informational events.

Before we list our events, though, here are a few points you’ll want to consider about working at Publix:

We have a tremendous reputation both as a supermarket chain and as an employer. In fact, we’re ranked among FORTUNE Magazine’s Best 100 Companies to work for each year. We’re also stable — celebrating our 85th anniversary in September!  Additionally, we are the largest employee-owned company in the nation!  There are many more reasons our associates love working for Publix and you can learn about some of these on our website at www.publix.jobs .

Sound good to you? Great! Now check out these events to see if there is one being held near you. They are organized by state:

ALABAMA EVENTS

FLORIDA EVENTS

SOUTH CAROLINA EVENTS

Event Name: Greenville area hiring event – hiring for Greenville, Greer, Mauldin and Spartanburg – all departments full and part-time openings
Event Location: Publix at Woodruff
1750 Woodruff Road, Greenville, SC 29607
Dates and Time: Thursday, June 25 to Saturday, June 27, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Note: This event is to accept applications for your stores in Greenville, Greer, Mauldin and Spartanburg, South Carolina. Walk-ins are welcome, but you may schedule an appointment to avoid lines by registering at: www.publix.fullslate.com (select Greenville, SC)

For information about what kind of position might suit you best, jump over to this page.

Any further questions? Connect with us on our Facebook page, manned by our team of recruiters.

Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to bookmark this page and check back from time to time! You never know when an event will be taking place near you.