Rite Aid Online Job Application / Salary Range
History of Rite Aid
The founder of Rite Aid Alexander Grass began the stores in Scranton, Pennsylvania as Thrif D Discount Center. The very first store opened up September 1962 and after several years of growth it got its surname Rite Aid and became one of the fortune 500 companies. Today Rite Aid is one of the leading chain drugstore chains in the United States operating over 4,900 stores in thirty-one states and the District of Columbia. Rite Aid employs over 109,000 associates giving them many benefits and competitive wages.
Hours of Operation: Typically open every day: 8:00am-10:00pm
Minimum Age to Work Here: 18 years old
Positions Available: Cashier, Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Cashier, Shift Supervisor, Pharmacist, Student Pharmacist, Shift Supervisor, Overnight Shift Supervisor, Assistant Manager, Store Manager, Distribution Center Supervisor, Human Resources Manager, Loss Prevention Agent, Management Trainee, Security Officer, Administrative Assistant, Auditor, Wellness Specialist, Replenish Buyer, Payroll Maintenance Representative, Forklift Operator, Field Technician
Background Check Required? Yes
Negotiation: There is no room for negotiation since the rate of the salary is already identified.
Job description/ Average wage
Store Manager: The store manager is responsible for the whole operation of his shop including the pharmacy. The store manager must make sure that the store is kept clean and run efficiently. He/She must make sure that every department is well stocked, proper amount of employee’s, and that customers are taken proper care. The average wage for a store manager is $47,024 which depends on their experience and education.
Cashier: The cashier is responsible for their cash station making sure that the drawer stays in balance both at the start and end of their shift. They must count down the cash drawer and take a reading of the sales so that when they close they can again take a reading, subtract the sales made, count down the cash, which will help them to know their balance. The Cashier is responsible for being friendly and helpful to all customers. They should know the store contents in able to help customers find everything that they might be looking for or direct them to the right departments. The average wage for a cashier starts at $7.00 an hour and they can earn upward to $10.00 an hour.
Pharmacist: The Pharmacist can sign up for the hourly wage program or work as a staff Pharmacist for a salary. In both cases the Pharmacist is responsible for dispensing medications to the customer in accordance with prescriptions that they receive from a medical physician. The Pharmacist is responsible to explain to the customer how to properly take the medications, and what to expect in case they get an allergic reaction towards the drug. The Pharmacist also keeps records of all the medications that a patient is taking and if they see that one medication can react in a bad way with another medication they are to contact the prescribing doctor (s) before dispensing the drugs. Normally the hourly Pharmacist wage starts at $51.30 while the Pharmacist on staff earns a salary of 112,782 for the year.
- Health Plan and Dental Plan, Vision Discount Plan, and Prescription Plan
- Basic Life Insurance, Supplemental Life and AD & D Insurance
- Vacation, Paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave
- Disability Program, Employee Assistance Program
- 401 (k), along with stock Purchase Plan and Associate Discount
- Credit Union and Direct Deposit
- Jury Duty Compensation and Work Life Initiatives
Atmosphere and Perks
Employees of Rite Aid are offered with wide range of benefits even those who are in the entry level position. This is a great workplace which provides room for the employees to welcome more professional growth and work promotions. Entry level associates will receive flexible work hours, generous pay rates and paid on the job training. Those eligible employees are provided with retirement and financial planning benefits, health and medical insurance, and additional perks like paid vacation days, and holidays.
What made you apply for the position? How did you know about the vacancy?
Do you believe you are qualified for the position? What made you think so?
What is the most appealing and the most challenging aspect of the pharmaceutical industry work?
What would you do if you found a coworker doing offenses against the Rite Aid?
What is customer service?
Why should the company choose you over other applicants?
How will you be able to handle stress at work?
What will you do if the customers aired some complaints?
How flexible is your schedule? Can you work during weekends?
How will you deal with difficult customers?
The job interview takes place after you have submitted all the documents required and the pre-screening for qualified interviewees is set. Once you are called to be one of the lucky candidates, come for a scheduled interview 15 minutes advance. Make sure to be well dressed and with a positive attitude during the interview. The interview questions will be about your ability to deal with people especially the customers, your skills related to the job and also your previous experiences. Answer all interview questions with all honesty and confidence to impress the interviewer.
How to Apply
You can apply for these job positions and many more by visiting their website at: http://www.riteaid.com/careers
You may also visit their local store and apply for any open positions. Most Rite Aid stores do not advertise their open positions so you would need to stop into the store and apply in person.
Jobs In Your Local Area For This Company
No Jobs found in your area!!