DOWNERS GROVE, Ill (February 18, 2015)– Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is in search of local talent to fill 90 positions at its store expected to open this spring. In support of this effort, a job fair will be held Saturday, February 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Courtyard Chicago Oakbrook Terrace, 6 Trans Am Plaza Drive, Oakbrook Terrace. Fresh Thyme is a rapidly growing, healthy and organic grocer with plenty of upward mobility opportunities for its employees.

“We are a local, Midwest grocer with a passion for integrating and investing in the communities we join,” said Chris Sherrell, President and CEO of Fresh Thyme. “Hiring locally is the best way to fulfill this passion. We are eager to meet everyone from the area who is interested in joining the Fresh Thyme team.”

Full- and part-time opportunities available include store management, department management, supervisor, store administrator and many other positions. The store will be located at 325 Ogden Avenue. Candidates attending the job fair are encouraged to apply at freshthyme.com before attending and then bring a resume and be prepared for an interview on-site during the fair. Appointments are not necessary.

“This is a great time to work for Fresh Thyme,” Sherrell said. “As we plant our corporate operations in Downers Grove and regional hubs planned around the Midwest as well, opportunities for professional growth within the company is exceptional.”

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/freshthymefarmersmarkets and following us at twitter.com/freshthymefm.