Kroger hiring 10,000 for permanent positions

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- If you're looking for a job, Kroger is hiring. The Cincinnati-based company plans to hire 10,000 people at its stores this coming year.

Kroger made the announcement on Monday and said the 10,000 jobs range from part-time clerks and cashiers, to department heads and assistant store managers.

Kroger's Houston division, which encompasses 112 stores, plans to create 1,500 new retail jobs this year. The grocery store presently employs more than 17,000 in our area.

The grocery chain added 12,000 employees last year, including 9,000 veterans. It has added more than 86,000 jobs over the past eight years and employs a total of 443,000 people in 35 states and Washington, D.C.

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