Orchard Supply Hardware (www.osh.com), a neighborhood hardware and garden store, today announced a hiring event for approximately 100 new associates for a variety of full- and part-time as well as temporary hourly positions at its newest Los Angeles location, which is expected to open its doors to customers in early January. The most recent neighborhood hardware and garden supply site is located at 415 S. La Brea Avenue (between Davis Drive and E. Kelso Street) and will encompass approximately 30,100 square feet of indoor selling space and approximately 3,800 square feet of outdoor nursery and garden space. Orchard Supply Hardware currently operates 70 stores throughout California and two in Oregon. The company employs over 4,500 people across its stores, distribution center and headquarters.
The retailer is currently looking for full- and part-time department leads, sales associates, home improvement specialists as well as individuals with nursery backgrounds and specifically experience working in urban gardens. In addition, the Orchard team is offering a number of second and third shift inventory specialist roles. In line with the company’s commitment to top notch customer service, candidates should be highly motivated with a passion for providing customers a first-class shopping experience and serving the needs of the local community. Orchard is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will be offering competitive pay and benefits based on position and qualification.
“Orchard has always operated under the simple retail philosophy ‘take good care of our customers and they will take good care of us’,” said Steve Mahurin, Chief Retail Officer. “We firmly believe that our associates are the company’s greatest asset and are looking to hire members of the Los Angeles community who can contribute to our already exceptional customer service reputation at our newest urban location.”
While candidates are not required to pre-apply for positions ahead of the hiring event, they are certainly encouraged to do so as it will speed up the registration process. Walk-ins will be prioritized on a first come, first served basis. Store management will be on site conducting interviews and, in many instances, will be ready to make offers to select candidates that same day. Orientation for new hires is expected to begin the week of December 9, 2013.
When: November 19 and November 20, 2013 from 9am to 4pm PST.
Where: Kelsey Edwards Photography, 633 North LaBrea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90036.
What: Resume, valid picture ID and proof of GED or high school diploma are required. Orchard Supply Hardware recruiters will be at the event and ready to make offers to select candidates following the interview process, which may take up to 2.5 hours.
For more information on available Orchard Supply Hardware openings, please visit www.osh.com/Careers or call 408-281-3500.
About Orchard Supply Hardware
Orchard Supply Hardware operates neighborhood hardware and garden stores focused on paint, repair and the backyard. It was founded as a purchasing cooperative in San Jose in 1931 and as of August 30, 2013, operates as a separate, standalone business within Lowe's Companies, Inc. The business, which continues to be based in San Jose, includes 70 stores in California and two stores in Oregon. Today, the stores average approximately 36,000 square feet of interior selling space and 8,000 square feet of exterior nursery and garden space. For more information, visit http://osh.com.