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Gelson’s to hold job fair Jan. 16

CARLSBAD — Gelson’s Markets announced Tuesday a job fair to accept applications for its forthcoming store in Carlsbad, according to a press release.

The job fair will take place Jan. 16 at 7660 El Camino Real.

“We are opening our first store in San Diego in Del Mar on Jan. 14,” said Rob McDougall, Gelson’s president and CEO. “Our next location in North County will be in Carlsbad, and we’re thrilled to be able to offer employment opportunities to another great group of candidates.”

Applicants are asked to apply online at, and to print and bring the application with them, along with a resume, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 16.

Gelson’s will hire between 80 to 140 associates for the store, with some employees transferring from the Del Mar location. First-time applicants and employees at other Gelson’s stores are also encouraged to apply.

The Carlsbad store is expected to open Feb. 11.

Founded in 1951, Gelson’s currently operates 18 full-service specialty grocery stores in Southern California. Each Gelson’s Market features the full amenities of a traditional supermarket, with the local flavor of a neighborhood market.

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