Based on our research and experience, yes Safeway has previously hired individuals with felony convictions.
It is important to understand that every company considers many factors, not just a criminal background check, when it comes to deciding who to hire. These factors may include your experience, your skills, the type of conviction(s) you have, what you were convicted for, the number of convictions, the time since your release, and, how you have worked to better yourself since your conviction or what you have done since your release.
When applying for jobs at Safeway, you should emphasis the steps you have taken to change your life. Did you work while you were incarcerated? Are you currently working? What new skills have you learned recently? How can your skill set and experience help Safeway.
Safeway is proud to serve neighborhoods across the country with the freshest groceries at a great value. We offer innovative products and programs that seek to improve consumers’ health and quality of life. The employees that make this possible are the heart of our company, and they are an essential part of our strong heritage and clear vision for the future. We are proud to offer products and programs that seek to improve shoppers’ quality of life, such as our innovative pharmacies and brands like Eating Right® and O Organics®. We currently own over 1,400 stores, in addition to operating warehouse distribution centers, manufacturing plants and regional supermarkets, including Vons, Pavilions, Carrs/Safeway, Randall’s and Tom Thumb. The success of our company is built on the supportive leadership and collaborative employees who work on our teams.