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Wawa adding 5,000 workers in six states including Virginia in spring hiring spree

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MEDIA, Pa. (AP) - Wawa is looking to hire over 5,000 workers during the next three months as the convenience store chain expands its reach across six states.

The company says in a release it is hiring customer-service level positions in its more than 700 stores in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, and Virginia.

As part of the hiring campaign, every location will have openings and more than 100 locations will host open houses where applicants can have a brief interview and learn more about the company.

Wawa announced in January it was raising its starting pay to $10 an hour.

The company has said its shift supervisors start at $13 an hour and its assistant general managers start at $17.

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