Lowe's to create 170 jobs in Victoria
Lowe's to create 170 jobs in Victoria
Career Fair set for August 12-13 in anticipation of new Lowe's store slated to open late fall 2016
TORONTO, ON - August 2, 2016 - As part of its ongoing growth in Canada, Lowe's has announced hiring plans for its new location set to open in Victoria in late fall 2016. The store will become the company's first location in Victoria under the Lowe's banner, and is expected to create 160 permanent positions in addition to 10 seasonal roles.
Lowe's will be holding a Career Fair on August 12-13, 2016 inside the Tillicum Mall (on the upper level of the mall, at the top of the escalators) at 3170 Tillicum Road to support mass hiring for its new Victoria location. The store will be hiring for all positions including full time, part time and seasonal roles. Available positions range from Department Managers and Sales Specialists to Night Crew, Cashiers, Customer Service Associates, Department Associates and Receiving Clerks. There will even be a position for a Garden Centre Pro.
Interested candidates are invited to attend the Lowe's Career Fair to learn more about available employment opportunities and apply in person. The store's management team will be onsite ready to accept applications and conduct on-the-spot interviews. In some instances (when possible), offers of employment will be made onsite to successful applicants. Those unable to apply in person can go to www.lowes.ca/careers at any time to submit their application.
"We are excited to join the Victoria community and have a lot of great employment opportunities available," said Fred Pagotto, Market Director of B.C. Stores, Lowe's Canada. "The new Lowe's will create many new jobs in Nanaimo and we are committed to filling as many positions as possible locally. We are looking for passionate people who are ready to help our customers love where they live, and achieve their project goals and dreams."
Lowe's Career Fair to support mass hiring for its new store set to open in Victoria. The new Lowe's will create 160 permanent positions and 10 seasonal roles. Interested candidates can apply in person and Lowe's management team will be onsite to conduct on-the-spot interviews.
Friday August 12, 2016 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday August 13, 2016 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Inside the Tillicum Mall
3170 Tillicum Road (on the upper level of the mall, at the top of the escalators)
The new Victoria Lowe's will have approximately 93,000 square feet of retail sales space. The store will be located at 3170 Tillicum Road, inside the Tillicum Mall. The store is among three new Lowe's locations opening in the province this year in cities including Prince George, Nanaimo and Victoria. Lowe's recently opened a new store in Abbotsford. Currently the company has two locations in B.C. under the Lowe's banner including New Westminster and Abbotsford.
Interested candidates can visit www.lowes.ca/careers for more information and are encouraged to visit the site often for details on employment opportunities.
About Lowe's Canada
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal 2015 sales of $59.1 billion, Lowe's has more than 2,355 home improvement and hardware stores and more than 285,000 employees. Based in Boucherville, Quebec, Lowe's Canadian businesses, including RONA, inc., a wholly owned subsidiary, together operate over 535 corporate and independent affiliate dealer stores in a number of complementary formats under different banners. These include Lowe's, RONA, Réno-Dépôt, Marcil, Dick's Lumber and Ace. In Canada, the businesses have more than 24,000 employees, as well as more than 5,000 employees in the stores of RONA's independent affiliate dealers.