CINCINNATI -- The Home Depot (NYSE: HD) is looking to hire thousands of people for the spring season and hundreds of those jobs will be offered in Cincinnati.
The home improvement chair said it wants to hire 80,000 associates nationwide; 600 of those will be based in Cincinnati.
Company officials said hours and positions will vary by store.
The company said spring is its busiest selling season and that students, retirees, veterans and reservists are encouraged to apply.
The Home Depot said it has an online military skills translator to help veterans and reservists match up their skills to positions in the company. That service is available at: www.homedepotmilitary.com.
Interested applicants can apply online at: http://careers.homedepot.com
The Home Depot has more than 2,000 stores in all 50 states. Company officials said it notched earnings of $4.5 billion in its fiscal year 2012 and employs more than 300,000 people.