Wawa is a recognized leader in our industry, and we’re on the journey for boundless convenience. We’re looking for customer-centric, passionate individuals who support Wawa’s mission of Fulfilling Lives, Every Day. Whether you join us as a part-time associate, store leader or corporate associate, you’ll be a part of team that has a shared motivation to put our values first in everything we do. No matter where you join Wawa on your journey, our associates have opportunities for competitive benefits, career growth and skill-building.
Our Social Purpose and Our Commitment to Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DE&I)
Our core purpose is to go beyond filling customer orders to Fulfilling Lives, Every Day. It’s what drives us. It’s what shapes our decisions, our goals and our people. And it’s reflected in the countless stories and actions that represent Wawa’s “Social Purpose.” This is the Wawa Way.
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Our DE&I commitment has two primary goals:
1) Ensuring every individual has a sense of belonging and experiences the great Wawa culture equally and
2) Ensuring diversity exists in all levels of our business to make us more successful in the future.
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Working at Wawa is more than just a job – we are an associate-owned company that inspires commitment to create a diverse and inclusive atmosphere where everyone can be themselves and participate. Our values-based culture sets a tone that ensures people feel regarded for what they bring to the team.
Through formal and informal learning, ongoing development programs and a strong internal promotion process, there are a wealth of ways to support your growth at Wawa. We provide many opportunities that promote inclusion, whether it is through our associate resource groups or volunteering within our community through The Wawa Foundation. Our approach to servant leadership enables us to cultivate our associates’ skills and abilities to help them realize their full potential.
When asked what working at Wawa is like, many associates use words like "special" and say it's like a family. We agree! Our 30,000+ associates value our culture of teamwork and the community-like bond we have with our customers. Our unique environment and passion for what we do has truly made Wawa a family as much as a business.
In addition to making quality food and a great cup of coffee, we have a strong tradition of celebration and recognition. Through formal and informal programs, we enable each associate to acknowledge each other for their hard work and living our values. We also love to throw a party and find any reason to celebrate all the great things happening in our company; whether it’s a store opening, a birthday or even some friendly store to store competition.
We also care strongly about our communities and take pride in working as a team with different organizations that seek to improve and enrich the neighborhoods we serve. Each year, Wawa and The Wawa Foundation , team up with local and national charities to raise donations to benefit organizations within our three main areas of focus: Health, Hunger & Heroes. At the neighborhood level, our store associates get involved in important local causes and events. We believe that part of giving back is being a good neighbor, and we live this in and out of our stores.
We strive to live our mission statement: Fulfilling Lives, Every Day.
Wawa's associates are our best resource and our number one competitive edge. People building and team building are the keys to business-building. We provide a flexible work environment that promotes a balanced lifestyle.
Our goal is to ensure a consistent customer experience that delivers high quality, reliable products and services at a competitive price. We strive for legendary customer service, which is a safe, clean, fast, fresh, friendly, and hassle-free experience. We listen to our customers and are part of their daily lives.
At Wawa, we believe change is an opportunity to distinguish ourselves from the competition. By embracing change, we unleash our hidden potential.
Do the Right Thing
We are a good neighbor in each of our store communities through the various charities. We practice open communication and we actively listen.
Do Things Right
Wawa is built to last. We apply customer focused quality principles and design our systems to be flexible and entrepreneurial. We take great pride in doing the highest caliber of work.
Passion for Winning
At Wawa, we thrive on competition. It unleashes creativity and extraordinary performance. We mix hard work and fun. We know there is no finish line but we have the passion and determination to achieve any goal. This drive reinforces commitment and inspires confidence, self-esteem and pride.
At Wawa, we want our associates to be happy and healthy. We are committed to offering generous benefits designed to fit your lifestyle and help you build a sustainable future.
Here are some of the benefits offered to eligible Wawa associates (including dependent and spousal/domestic partner):
- Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – Read more below
- Wawa, Inc. 401(k) Plan
- Medical Coverage (including Prescription benefits)
- Dental Plan
- Vision Plan
- Disability Coverage (both short and long term)
- Basic Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance (including dependent and spousal/domestic partner)
- Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care & Dependent Care)
- Annual Wellness Screenings & Health Coaching
- Educational Assistance Plan
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee Credit Union
- PTO (Paid Time Off)
- Critical Illness and Accident/Injury Benefits
Employee Stock Ownership Plan
At Wawa, we offer you the chance to take stock in your future – literally! With our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), associates can benefit from the positive impact they have on our growth. As of today, approximately 13,000 Wawa associates participate in our ESOP and collectively have more than a 40% ownership stake in the company.
Education Assistance Program
Wawa offers the education assistance benefit to eligible associates working towards obtaining a GED from an accredited high school, an Associate's, Bachelor’s or Graduate degree from an accredited college or university. Through our reimbursement program, eligible associates can receive $5,250 towards an undergraduate degree in a calendar year. General Managers and Corporate Associates are potentially eligible for reimbursement leading to a graduate degree and can receive up to $8,000 in a calendar year.
Wawa associates have access to a network of 220 colleges and universities that offer multiple benefits, including tuition reduction, as well as discounted or waived fees.
Store Career Path
At Wawa, we’re here to support your personal and professional choices. Whether it’s a long-term career or a part-time job, we offer opportunities to fit your schedule and needs. Many individuals who started with us as a store associate are now working in a leadership role years later. It happens a lot!
Our store career path is designed to foster promotion within our company, no matter what position you start in. You have the ability to apply and be considered for any of the above positions, as long as we have a current need on our team. As you move forward in your Wawa journey, you will participate in comprehensive training and education assistance programs supported by your store leadership and Wawa’s training team. Through on-the-job, virtual and traditional classroom training, our goal is to provide you with the knowledge you need to strengthen your career potential and achieve your goals.
Multi-Unit Store Leadership & Beyond
Within our markets, we have Area Supervisors, Area Managers and Regional Directors who lead our business at the multi-unit level. As Wawa continues to expand, our need for multi-unit managers will increase. Associates can further their careers in field support and corporate positions, as needs arise.
With Wawa, your career is what you make of it. At our corporate office in Wawa, PA, there are plenty of opportunities to plant your roots and grow your career. Our industry is evolving with the introduction of new technologies and initiatives, and our forward-thinking leadership supports the development of new opportunities to change with it. As our store footprint continues to expand we’ll consistently need new associates in roles across all departments to continuously deliver to our store business partners.
We’re hiring associates for both part-time and full-time positions in our stores. We provide flexible hours, competitive pay, and growth opportunities. Want a glimpse of what it's really like to work for Wawa or our great hiring incentives? Take a look at recent media stories about what a Wawa career looks like from the inside.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Wawa, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Wawa maintains a work environment in which Associates are treated fairly and with respect and in which discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated. In accordance with federal, state and local laws, we recruit, hire, promote and evaluate all applicants and Associates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Unlawful discrimination will not be a factor in any employment decision.
- Experience managing others.
- Exceptional communication skills.
- Proven exemplary customer service skills.
Our core purpose is to go beyond filling customer orders to Fulfilling Lives, Every Day. It's what drives us. It's what shapes our decisions, our goals and our people. And it's reflected in the countless stories and actions that represent Wawa's “Social Purpose.”How long do Wawa interviews take? ›
How to Get a Job at Wawa. The Wawa interview process takes about a week to complete for most available jobs. Some applicants may only spend a few days in the hiring process, as the gas station chain regularly hires on help through employee referrals without the use of formal screening.What does a Wawa supervisor do? ›
Enforce Wawa's cash handling and accountability processes and perform manager functions on register. Administer check-in of external and internal vendors according to corporate procedures. Exhibit a working knowledge of store equipment and ensure facility and store conditions meet established standards.What benefits does Wawa offer? ›
- Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – Read more below.
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- Medical Coverage (including Prescription benefits)
- Dental Plan.
- Vision Plan.
- Disability Coverage (both short and long term)
- Basic Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance.
How much does Wawa in Pennsylvania pay? Average Wawa hourly pay ranges from approximately $9.25 per hour for Food Service Associate to $30.03 per hour for Delivery Driver. The average Wawa salary ranges from approximately $20,000 per year for Sandwich Maker to $180,000 per year for Director of Analytics.