General Manager (Food Retail / Restaurant Management)

When asked what working at Wawa is like, many associates use words like "special" and say it's like a family; we agree! We're looking for experienced General Managers to help us lead our retail sales and operations teams. As a General Manager, you will be responsible for the management of the entire assigned store. Your leadership experience in a fast-paced retail food service or fuel environment will ensure your success in this dynamic management role.

At Wawa, we value our people and place a high priority on their health, well-being, and personal development. That means providing our team with quality benefits, training, opportunities for advancement, and support. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your retail management career with a growing company, and you meet our qualifications, we want to talk to you!


As a General Manager, you will be responsible for supervising the day-to-day task assignments and performance for all management and associates while ensuring the management team executes organizational objectives and initiatives and the achievements of store and profit goals.

Additional responsibilities of the General Manager include:

  • Ensuring a pleasant shopping experience for all customers; responding to customer complaints or inquiries; soliciting customer feedback, input, and information through various communication vehicles
  • Managing all matters relating to associates and the store team, including recruiting, hiring, training, coaching, associate engagement, and performance management
  • Ensuring execution of established safety, security, quality, and store operations policies, procedures, practices, and programs
  • Analyzing results and trends, and preparing action plans to leverage the store's strengths; addressing areas of opportunity while ensuring the execution of all plans
  • Ensuring future growth by executing a defined strategy to deliver the long range plan
  • Planning and preparing work schedules and coordinating daily assignments and activities of associates to meet the needs of the business
  • Ensuring profitability of the retail store operations


To qualify for the General Manager, you must be at least 18 years old and have strong interpersonal and effective communication skills while being customer-service-oriented.

Additional requirements of the General Manager include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related discipline, preferred
  • Leadership experience in a fast-paced retail food service or fuel environment
  • Availability to work all shifts, weekends, and holidays, based on business needs


We're looking for the best and the brightest to be part of our team! Wawa has over 750 locations in the Mid-Atlantic and Florida regions, and we continue to grow and expand. From our part-time Customer Service Associates to Store Management and Corporate positions, Wawa offers excellent benefits, growth, and advancement opportunities to all members of our team.

At Wawa, we want our associates to be happy and healthy. Our generous benefits reflect our commitment to our associates, and they are designed to fit your lifestyle and help you build and plan for a great future.

Here are some of the benefits offered to eligible Wawa associates:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Disability Coverage
  • Basic Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Supplemental Life, Children Life, and Spousal/Domestic Partner Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)


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