Safeway Pharmacy Tech – Pharmacy Technician Jobs

We're Hiring Pharmacy Technicians

Now more than ever, community health and wellness matters. Join a team that takes pride in helping friends and families feel their best. Enjoy a work environment that allows time to build meaningful relationships with patients and explore knowledge training for professional advancement.

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About the Role

Pharmacy technicians are energetic and detail-oriented. With a focus on prescription fulfillment and daily store operations support, you provide patient care with quality time to build real relationships.

A Day in the Life

As the primary customer contact, you ensure that each patient has a positive experience. Build trust and relationships by providing required medication, completing sales and updating patient records. Deliver quick, friendly service by ensuring medications are well stocked and properly stored.

"I really enjoy the work that I do because every day brings something different. The customers that I help are a big reason why I love coming to work. They are not just customers; they are like family." 
  - Cheryl B, Pharmacy Technician


At Safeway, we're committed to creating inspiring careers, not just filling jobs. As a vital part of the pharmacy team, we provide our Technician Development Program focused on knowledge, proficiency, and national certification to promote your advancement. 

"The training has been great as it provides the tools to help with continuing education and keeping us up to date on the latest and greatest. I love everything about my job." 
  - Rory M, Pharmacy Technician


The Safeway Difference

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Pharmacy Technicians learn basic pharmacy knowledge, computer data entry, and calculations. Post-training tests determine how well you have learned and applied the material.


A dynamic workplace that encourages building rapport with patients and colleagues.


You are the frontline of community healthcare. Patients come to view you as their trusted partner in good health and overall wellness.

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Connect with a career that values making people feel well and stay well. Compassion, care and respect define us.

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We work hard to maintain the highest standards of environmental stewardship and we’re committed to having store teams as diverse as the communities they serve.

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Pay and Incentives

Safeway’s compensation plans include a competitive hourly rate, health benefits and exclusive perks like 5% employee discounts on National Brands and 10% on OWN Brands.

Nationwide Commitment to Community

Safeway is a proud member of the Albertsons Companies family of brands, a true market leader with 20 well-known store banners nationwide, each equally committed to helping people live better lives. With more than 1,700 pharmacies, we are a community healthcare leader. Our pharmacy teams know their patients, their medications and their health profile to not just meet every need, but anticipate them. We make a positive difference – neighborhood by neighborhood.

1700+ Pharmacies
1700+ Pharmacies

34 States and D.C.
34 States and D.C.

20 Banners
20 Banners

Our Environment

We are customer oriented, with a focus on creating easy, exciting, and friendly shopping experiences. You, along with teammates that share your commitment to patient care, are encouraged to build careers fueled by training, technology and opportunity.

“I love the team I work with and love the customers as well... Management is awesome and encouraging and will be there to help you succeed.”
  - Celina C, Pharmacy Technician

Our Culture

Compassion is at the core of our culture. Our supportive and inclusive teams treat each other with kindness and always respect individual perspectives. Integrity guides every interaction with our customers. Together, we create a caring workplace culture that promotes wellness for the body and mind.

Compassion: We always treat each other with kindness and respect
Team: We always support and recognize each other
Inclusive: We always value everyone’s perspective
Learning: We always strive to grow and develop ourselves and others
Competitive: We always act with integrity to win over the customer
Ownership: We always take actions to drive our success

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Pharmacy Technician?

A Pharmacy Tech works closely with a pharmacist to ensure the health and safety of patients. While the job focus is on prescription fulfillment, pharmacy technicians take action on a variety of duties that ensures the delivery of friendly, efficient customer service.

What are the typical duties of a Pharmacy Technician?

Pharmacy Tech duties focus on locating, dispensing and labeling prescriptions, updating patient profiles in the pharmacy database, monitoring and managing inventory records and re-orders. Maintaining a clean, professional pharmacy appearance as well as the cleaning and maintenance of equipment following pharmacy procedures.

Are Pharmacy Technicians allowed to administer COVID vaccines?

Pharmacy Techs, along with pharmacists and pharmacy interns, are permitted to administer the COVID-19 vaccine with appropriate training and in accordance with state law and federal guidance. Personal protective equipment (PPE), including face shields, are mandatory for all pharmacy associates.

How do I begin the process of applying?

Simply visit our pharmacy career page to explore current job opportunities. You can filter your search by job title, job description or location. The entire application process takes approximately 10 minutes.

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