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Victoria, BC - May 3, 2017 - As part of its ongoing growth in Canada, Lowe's Canada has announced hiring plans for its second RONA big box location set to convert to the Lowe's banner. Located in Victoria, the Langford RONA Home and Garden store will convert to the Lowe's banner this summer, creating 35 additional permanent positions including full time, part time and seasonal roles.
Lowe's Canada will be holding a Job Fair on Friday May 12, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the RONA Home & Garden store located at 850 Langford Parkway, in Victoria. The store will employ a total of 130 permanent roles, with about 95 of those roles being filled by the existing RONA employees, and another 35 new positions that will need to be hired. Available positions include Department Managers, Sales Specialists, Customer Service Associates, a Plumbing Pro, an Electrical Pro, a Head Cashier, Cashier/Returns Associates, Night Crew, a Receiving Clerk, Janitor/Maintenance, and a few seasonal roles as well.
Interested candidates are invited to bring their resume and attend the Lowe's Canada Job 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 be growing in Victoria and have a lot of great employment opportunities available," said Fred Pagotto, Market Director of B.C. Stores, Lowe's Canada Big Box Retail. "The new Lowe's will create many new jobs in Victoria 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 Canada Job Fair to support hiring in anticipation of the Langford RONA Home and Garden store set to convert to the Lowe's banner, creating 35 additional permanent positions. Interested candidates can apply in person and Lowe's management team will be onsite to conduct on-the-spot interviews.
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
RONA Home & Garden
850 Langford Parkway
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 year 2015 sales of $59.1 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,355 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 285,000 employees. Based in Boucherville, Quebec, Lowe's Canadian business, together with its wholly owned subsidiary, RONA, inc., operates 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 companies have more than 24,000 employees, as well as more than 5,000 employees in the stores of RONA's independent affiliate dealers. For more information, visit Lowes.ca.
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Lowe's Canada - RONA