Lowe’s is the latest company to make a big hiring announcement as it prepares for the spring season, the busiest time of year for home improvement projects.
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Lowe’s is hiring! Here’s what you need to know
The retailer is planning to hire 45,000 seasonal employees to be cashiers, lawn and garden associates, stockers and assemblers of outdoor products.
In addition, Lowe’s needs loaders to help customers who order products online and pick them up at the store, a trend that accounts for 60% of the retailer’s online orders.
Hiring for the seasonal positions has already started, and workers can expect to be scheduled between the months of March and September. Some employees may have the opportunity to transition into part-time or full-time positions.
The company says it provides competitive pay, flexible hours and a 10% employee discount to seasonal employees.
Here’s how many positions are being added in select markets:
- Atlanta: 944
- Boston: 1,116
- Charlotte, N.C.: 1,114
- Chicago: 405
- Cleveland-Akron: 735
- Dallas-Fort Worth: 969
- Denver: 279
- Detroit: 651
- Houston: 403
- Los Angeles: 662
- Minneapolis-St. Paul: 111
- New York: 1,809
- Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Fla.: 650
- Philadelphia: 1,323
- Phoenix: 161
- Pittsburgh: 981
- Portland, Ore.: 247
- Raleigh-Durham, N.C.: 1,043
- Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, Calif.: 345
- San Francisco: 235
- Seattle-Tacoma: 654
- St. Louis: 681
- Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla.: 527
- Washington D.C.: 944
If you want to learn more about these seasonal positions, go to jobs.lowes.com or apply at your local Lowe’s store.
More companies hiring right now:
- Amazon to create 100,000 full-time jobs in U.S. by 2018
- Walmart to add 10,000 jobs, open 59 stores this year
- Kroger is hiring 10,000 new store employees