Lowe’s Canada announces hiring plans for its Gloucester RONA big box location

Gloucester, ON, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its ongoing growth in Canada, Lowe’s Canada has announced hiring plans for its Gloucester RONA big box location set to convert to the Lowe’s banner. Located at 1880 Innes Road, the Gloucester RONA Home and Garden store will convert to the Lowe’s banner this fall, creating 35 additional permanent positions including full time, part time and seasonal roles.

Lowe’s will be holding a Job Fair on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the RONA Home & Garden store in Gloucester. The store will employ a total of 150 permanent roles, with about 115 of those roles being filled by the existing RONA employees, and another 35 new positions that will need to be hired. Available positions include Sales Specialists, Department Managers, Customer Service Associates, Lawn and Landscape Pro, Cashier/Returns Associates, Night Crew, and Store Merchandising Associates.

Interested candidates are invited to bring their resume and attend the Lowe’s 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 Gloucester and have a lot of great employment opportunities available,” said Bill Goguen, Market Director in Ontario for Lowe’s Canada Big Box Retail. “The new Lowe’s will create many new jobs in Gloucester 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.”

What: Lowe’s Job Fair to support hiring in anticipation of the Gloucester 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.

When: September 9, 2017 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: RONA Home & Garden
1880 Innes Road
Gloucester, ON

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 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,370 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 people. Based in Boucherville, Quebec, Lowe’s Canadian business, together with its wholly owned subsidiary, RONA inc., operates or services more than 600 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 25,000 employees, in addition to nearly 5,000 employees in the stores of RONA’s independent affiliate dealers. For more information, visit Lowes.ca.

For more information, please contact:

Valérie Gonzalo
Media Relations
Lowe’s Canada – RONA
Tel 514.626.6976
media@rona.ca

Source: Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

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