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Publix Now Hiring! Warehouse Person, Refrigerated - Lakeland in Lakeland, Florida


Position Title:

Now Hiring! Warehouse Person, Refrigerated - Lakeland




Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa


Publix Super Markets tops the list of privately-owned supermarkets in the US. We are privately-owned, hold no long-term debt and continue to grow year after year. Publix and our associates excel in community involvement, volunteerism and environmental sustainability. Our collective commitment to diversity has contributed to our success in being a great place to work and shop. It’s satisfying to work for – and be an owner in – a Fortune 100 company that is widely recognized as a leader in the supermarket industry.


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Hours of Work:

Rotating Schedule



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Minimum Base Pay:



3045 New Tampa Hwy



Other Compensation Information:

  • Night differential:A $.75 per hour night differential is paid to associates regularly scheduled to work any hours between midnight and 3:00 a.m. (this does not include shifts that end at midnight or begin at 3:00AM).

  • Freezer differential:A $.50 per hour freezer differential is paid to associates regularly scheduled in the Frozen Food freezer.

  • Weekend premium pay: $2 per hour weekend premium pay for hours worked between 12:00 a.m. Saturday through 11:59 p.m. Sunday

Year End Bonus:

To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in November.

In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week’s pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check.

In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks’ pay.

Maximum Base Pay:


Potential Annual Base Pay:

28,808 - 19,832

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Benefits Information:

  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost

  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately held stock

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan

  • Group health plan (with prescription benefits)

  • Group dental plan

  • Group vision plan

  • Sick pay

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Long-term disability insurance

  • Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vacation pay

  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria

  • Paycheck direct deposit

  • Credit union

  • Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle, and wireless purchases

  • 6 paid holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day).

What you'll do:

The Warehouse Person is responsible for maintaining the appearance of the building according to Distribution’s Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures as well as ensuring product is accessible to be safe selection and delivery to stores. This associate works with multiple groups to assist with cleaning industrial equipment, tractor trailers and facility floors. They sort recycling materials and help reduce shrink by collecting damaged cases, sorting product, repackaging and properly labeling cases. Their work follows a Master Sanitation Schedule and each of their completed tasks is documented.

The responsibilities listed on this posting are not intended to be all-inclusive and additional responsibilities may be assigned, as needed.


  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Free hot meals at facilities with a cafeteria

  • Access to over 50 discount offers, like computer, vehicle and wireless purchases

What you need to succeed:

  • be at least 18 years old

  • successfully complete a Work Attitude Survey

  • be able to:

  • work weekends, holidays and extended periods of time

  • obtain certification in pallet truck and forklift operations (on or before the start date in the position)

  • use cleaning chemicals and powered industrial equipment that require Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • lift, carry and stack product weighing

  • 67 pounds for Frozen Foods and Produce

  • 85 pounds for Boxed Meat/Dairy

  • stand, bend, stoop and twist and do repetitive work for long periods of time

  • operate a pallet truck or forklift without any part of the body exposed outside of the operator compartment

  • work under strict time requirements

  • read, write and identify and verify numbers

  • interpret, understand and follow instructions

Work Environment:

Department Work environment

Boxed Meat/Dairy WarehouseTemperatures could range from 28° to 35° Fahrenheit for an extended period of time.

Frozen Food WarehouseTemperatures could range from 20° below to zero for an extended period of time.

Produce WarehouseTemperatures could range from 35° to 55° Fahrenheit for an extended period of time; also involves working in a wet environment.