NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Grocery store giant Lidl, is holding a hiring event for people interested in store leadership positions.

Back in 2016, several Lidl stores were announced to open in Hampton Roads.

The hiring event is happening January 13-14 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside hotel. Walk-ins are welcome, although candidates are encouraged to apply online.

According to Lidl, the starting salary for store management positions will be up to $60,000 per year, plus benefits, which can include health, dental and vision plans, and a 401(k) retirement plan.

Starting salaries for store supervisors will be up to $17.50 per hour, plus benefits.

District manager Erica Collins said the chain doesn't have specific store sites nailed down yet, but distribution centers have already opened up in the region.

So far, those centers have brought 700 jobs the to region, which includes North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland.