Lowe’s begins hiring this week

The Union County Development Association announced Monday that Lowe’s Home Improvement Center will begin the hiring process for its New Albany store.

Applicants interested in working at the New Albany location may to to 208 Starlyn Avenue, next to Domino’s between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. every day through Friday, Feb. 20, this week.

According to UCDA Executive Director Stephen Surles, Lowe’s will be looking to hire approximately 100 employees in the coming weeks, excluding the store manager.

“If everything goes as planned, the store will open in the first couple of weeks in May,” Surles said.

Surles said that training for the new employees will most likely occur in late March and into April.

According to Lowe’s website, www.lowes.com, possitions in the store include Customer Service and Sales Specialists, as well as others.

The Customer Service positions are available in the following areas: administrative and operation.

Sales Specialist positions are available in the following areas: installed sales, building materials, commercial sales, nursery, outdoor power equipment, sales floor, and other Sales specialist positions.

For more information regarding careers at Lowe’s, interested persons may go to www.lowes.com/careers.

Construction on the New Albany location is due to reach its completion date in mid-April.