By Danielle Savage
Home Depot stores across the nation are hiring 80,000 part-time and full-time workers to handle the company’s busy spring home and garden rush.
About 1,500 of these jobs will be at Bay Area stores, according to Katherine Ellison, Corporate Communications Specialist for Home Depot. The positions will include cashiers, lot attendants and lawn and garden associates.
The Home Depot website recently introduced an online aid to assist military veterans match their talents with available positions. The company is willing to hire students and the formerly incarcerated, she said.
Interested job seekers should start by going online and filling out an application at http://careers.homedepot.com. Select “In-Store Hourly” and then the state and press “Go.”
Those without access to the Internet may visit a Home Depot store, which will provide them access to a computer to apply online.