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New Kohl's department store hiring 130 positions

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BRIMFIELD, OH (WOIO) - Local job seekers are encouraged to apply for approximately 130 new positions that will be created when Kohl's Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) opens its Brimfield store in September. Kohl's, which has been recognized by BusinessWeek as one of the "Best Places to Launch a Career," currently has positions available.

A job fair is scheduled for August 8-12. Applicants should visit www.kohlscareers.com or call 877-NEW KOHLS (877.639.5645) to schedule an interview and to obtain additional information regarding time and location.

For new stores, Kohl's needs associates for customer service, department service, cash register operation, early morning stocking, truck unloading, housekeeping and evening signage/pricing updates. New hires will receive the full Kohl's benefit package including competitive wages, health insurance, 401(k) plan, employee stock ownership and merchandise discounts.

In 49 states, Kohl's helps shoppers stretch their budget and get more for their money with significant, stackable savings opportunities such as special deals during special hours, Kohl's Charge Card discounts, and more. Kohl's world-class national and exclusive brands include Levi's, Carter's, Nike, adidas, Bali, Simply Vera Vera Wang, Food Network, Bobby Flay, LC Lauren Conrad, ELLE Contemporary Collection, ELLE Decor, Dana Buchman, Candie's, Tony Hawk, apt.9, Jumping Beans, SONOMA life + style, Cuisinart, KitchenAid and more.

Kohl's Cares for Communities

As a family-focused, value-oriented company, Kohl's is committed to the communities it serves. Through charitable giving and volunteer programs for kids' health and education and environmental initiatives, Kohl's makes our neighborhoods happier, healthier places to live and work. Throughout the year, Kohl's sells special Kohl's Cares® merchandise, including books and plush toys, with 100 percent of the net profit benefiting children's health and education initiatives nationwide. Kohl's has raised more than $150 million since the program's inception in 2000. Kohl's scholarship program awarded more than $410,000 in scholarships and prizes this year to more than 2,100 kids across the country. In recognition of the tenth anniversary of the Kohl's Cares® philanthropic program, Kohl's will give half a million dollars each to 20 schools this year, a total of $10 million. Kohl's associates are encouraged to volunteer for local youth-focused nonprofit organizations as part of Associates in Action. Kohl's then matches their efforts with corporate grants, which totaled more than $10 million in 2009.

Kohl's Cares Advancing Environmental Solutions

In addition to the great philanthropic programs Kohl's offers, the company is dedicated to protecting and conserving the environment and was recognized as the number one green retailer in Newsweek's 2009 Green Rankings.* In fact, 12 of the 21 new stores opening this fall were built according to a prototype that received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) initial certification at the Silver level from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Kohl's was named 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for Energy Management by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy. Kohl's ranks first in retail, second overall and second among Fortune 500 companies on EPA's quarterly rankings of top green power purchasers and is North America's largest retail host of solar power with more than 90 locations nationwide. Additionally, in December 2009, Kohl's became the first retailer to announce a commitment to reach net zero U.S. greenhouse gas emissions as part of its ongoing partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Climate Leaders program. To achieve this goal of being carbon neutral, Kohl's will continue to invest in projects to reduce the same amount of greenhouse gas emissions that the company emits into the atmosphere.

WHEN:

  • Sunday, August 8 10:45 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
  • Monday, August 9 10:45 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 10 12:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 11 8:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 12 8:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
WHERE:
Sheraton Suites Akron Cuyahoga Falls
1989 Front St.
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

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