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TORONTO, ON — June 8, 2016 - As part of its ongoing growth in Canada, Lowe's has announced hiring plans for its new location set to open in Nanaimo in late summer 2016. The store will become the company's first location in Nanaimo under the Lowe's banner, and is expected to create 130 permanent positions in addition to 5-10 seasonal roles.
Lowe's will be holding a Career Fair from June 16-18, 2016 inside the Nanaimo North Town Centre Mall (across from Guest Services) at 4750 Rutherford Road to support mass hiring for its new Nanaimo 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 Nanaimo 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 Nanaimo. The new Lowe's will create 130 permanent positions and 5-10 seasonal roles. Interested candidates can apply in person and Lowe's management team will be onsite to conduct on-the-spot interviews.
Thursday June 16, 2016 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday June 17, 2016 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday June 18, 2016 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Inside the Nanaimo North Town Centre Mall
4750 Rutherford Road (across from Guest Services)
The new Nanaimo Lowe's will have approximately 100,000 square feet of retail sales space, with an adjacent garden centre of approximately 13,000 square feet. The store will be located at 4750 Rutherford Road, inside the Nanaimo North Town Centre Mall. 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, under the Lowe's banner.
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. For more information, visit Lowes.ca.