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IKEA Seeking 250 Co-Workers Job Opportunities, Now!

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, todayannounced that coworker recruitment is underway for its future Jacksonvillestore, opening Fall 2017 along the northwestern corner of Interstate 295 andGate Parkway, approximately 10 miles southeast of downtown Jacksonville.

Candidates interested in working at the future IKEAJacksonville should be monitoring and applying online at SeeACareerWithUs.Com,and can find more information about IKEA at IKEA-USA.Com .

As IKEA Jacksonville progresses through the constructionprocess, prospective coworkers can apply for the approximately 250 diversepositions available in: home furnishings sales, interior design/visualmerchandising, customer service, safety and security, cashiers, facilitymanagement, warehouse receiving, stock replenishment, and child play areasupervision. Also, setting itself apart from other retailers, IKEA Jacksonvilleoffers approximately 50 food service opportunities in its Restaurant, SwedishFoodmarket, Exit Bistro and coworker cafeteria. The recruitment effort isrolling, with the jobs posted online changing periodically based on timing needduring the store’s build-up process.

Drawing from the company’s Swedish heritage, IKEA offersfamily-friendly initiatives and diverse workplace benefits including fullmedical/dental insurance to coworkers working 20 hours or more per week witheligibility for domestic partners and children. Most recently, IKEA announcedan expanded policy for coworkers to receive up to four months of paid parentalleave. Other benefits include: vacation, paid maternity/paternity leave andpaid time off for child adoption, tuition assistance, a bonus program, 401(k)matching, a pension plan, professional development, training and mentoringprograms, free uniforms, and – of course – a discount for shopping at IKEA.