Home Depot plans to hire 450 seasonal workers in Maine

Posted Feb. 12, 2014, at 10:52 a.m.
Last modified Feb. 12, 2014, at 11:46 a.m.

ATLANTA — The Home Depot on Wednesday announced that it would hire up to 450 people in Maine as it gears up for the busy spring season.

The Atlanta-based home improvement company currently operates 11 stores in Maine, from Biddeford to Bangor, which employ roughly 1,600 people, according to a company spokeswoman.

The new hires are part of a nationwide effort to hire 80,000 hourly employees in time for what is traditionally its busiest selling season, according to a news release.

These positions are seasonal, but a company spokeswoman said the company aims to keep on as many of these hires permanently as possible.

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Candidates interested in applying should visit Home Depot’s careers website and search for jobs at their nearest store.

For veterans, Home Depot has a special website — www.homedepotmilitary.com — that helps match specific military skills to positions within the company.

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