ALTOONA, Pa. — The approximately 17,000 employees of Sheetz got some good news on Wednesday. The company will pay its store employees an additional $3 per hour from now through April 23 as a way of saying thank you for their efforts during the current coronavirus crisis. 

 “Our employees are the heart and soul of Sheetz and their commitment to serve our customers and communities as an essential business during this critical time has been nothing short of extraordinary,” said Travis Sheetz, President & COO of Sheetz, Inc. “This special compensation is just one way to express our gratitude during this difficult time.”

In addition to rewarding its current employees, Sheetz is also hiring. Full-time and part-time positions are currently available in both daytime and evening shifts. Click here for more information. 

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In response to COVID-19, Sheetz has instituted several changes including suspending self-serve coffee, self-serve fountain beverages, fresh brewed tea, frozen drinks and F’Real milkshakes as well as self-serve bakery items.

The company says it has also implemented enhanced routine daily cleaning procedures with a focus on high touch surface areas such as gas pumps, order points, counter tops, checkout lines and door handles as well as reinforcing and re-training all employees on proper hand washing and hygiene. 

Also, Sheetz’s full menu is available to order and pay on its website and through its app.

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