Panera Bread will hold a hiring event on Oct. 3 and will be hiring employees for 12 new locations opening up in Central Florida over the next 12 months.

Positions Panera will be hiring include managers, shift managers, district managers, catering, bakery opener, sandwich line, cashier, food prep, dining room, dishwasher and third-shift baker staff.

The new Panera locations will be in the following counties: Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Flagler, Lake, Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin.

The press release for the event lists the ability to work in a fast-paced environment as one of the job requirements, as well as the ability to stand for long periods of time, the ability to lift 20 pounds and the possession of excellent customer service skills.

The event will be at the Panera Corpoate Office, located at 1400 Hope Road, Maitland, FL 32751.