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TORONTO, ON - April 14, 2016 — As part of its ongoing growth in Canada, Lowe's has announced hiring plans for its new location set to open in Abbotsford in summer 2016. The store will become Lowe's first location in Abbotsford and is expected to create 130 permanent positions in addition to 25-30 seasonal roles.
Lowe's will be holding a Career Fair from April 21-23, 2016 at the Coast Abbotsford Hotel & Suites at 2020 Sumas Way to support mass hiring for its new Abbotsford 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 Abbotsford 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 Abbotsford 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 Abbotsford. The new Lowe's will create 130 permanent positions and 25-30 seasonal roles. Interested candidates can apply in person and Lowe's management team will be onsite to conduct on-the-spot interviews.
Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday April 22, 2016 - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday April 23, 2016 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Coast Abbotsford Hotel & Suites
2020 Sumas Way
The new Abbotsford Lowe's will have approximately 97,000 square feet of retail sales space, with an adjacent garden centre of approximately 15,500 square feet. The store will be located at 1225 Sumas Way, just south of Hwy 1. The store is among four new Lowe's locations set to open in the province this year in cities including Abbotsford, Prince George, Nanaimo and Victoria. Lowe's currently has one location in B.C., in New Westminster.
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 16 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico through its stores and online. With fiscal year 2015 sales of $59.1 billion, Lowe's has more than 1,855 home improvement and hardware stores and 270,000 employees. In Canada, Lowe's opened its first stores in December 2007 and now operates 42 stores in Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia with more than 6,000 employees. For more information, visit Lowes.ca.
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