O’FALLON, Mo. (July 15, 2015)– Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is opening its first two Missouri stores this fall in O’Fallon and Ballwin and is searching for local talent to staff and operate their natural- and healthy-focused grocery stores. Fresh Thyme will be hosting a job fair for interested candidates July 17 from 4-8 p.m. and July 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, 130 Crossroads South Drive off of Wentzville parkway, in Wentzville.

The O’Fallon store will be located at 2235 Highway K, and the Ballwin store will be located at 13957 Manchester Boulevard in Town and Country. Candidates may apply to one or both of the locations.

“Fresh Thyme is a rapidly-growing company with room for quick upward mobility,” said Chris Sherrell, President and CEO of Fresh Thyme. “We are a Midwest-based company that focuses on serving our communities by offering healthy, affordable grocery options and by creating local jobs.”

Full-time and part-time opportunities available include store management, department management, supervisor, store administrator and many other positions. Candidates attending the job fair are encouraged to apply atfreshthyme.com before attending and then bring a resume and be prepared for an interview on-site during the fair. Appointments are not necessary.

“We love the opportunity to meet face-to-face with candidates,” Sherrell said.“We are looking for qualified individuals who are outgoing, energetic and friendly. We feel that the job fair environment allows jobseekers the opportunity to display these interpersonal skills. We’re serious about creating long-term relationships with our associates and our communities, job fairs are a step toward these goals.”

Fresh Thyme is looking to fill 110 full-time and 70 part-time positions between the two stores. Benefits for full-time employees include medical, dental, vision and paid vacation.

About Fresh Thyme

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is a full-service specialty retailer focusing on value-priced fresh, healthy, natural and organic offerings. It boasts an extensive produce department with organic and local fruits and vegetables, a natural meat department, healthy deli foods to go, bakery goods, 400 bulk food bins, dairy and frozen, and health supplement products. Fresh Thyme is scheduled to open 60 stores by 2019. Learn more at freshthyme.com. Keep in touch by liking us atfacebook.com/freshthymefarmersmarketsand following us at twitter.com/FreshThymeFM.

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