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JCPenney wants to hire 350 seasonal employees in Tampa

Posted: 1:40 PM, Oct 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-10 13:40:37-04
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TAMPA, Fla. — JCPenney is looking to hire 350 seasonal employees in Tampa for this holiday season.

The company is holding a national hiring event on Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at every location. Management will be holding in-person interviews at the event and will be making offers to qualified candidates on the spot.

All skill levels are welcome and applicants are encouraged to apply online or in store prior to attending the event.

JCPenney is also offering 16 incentive packages to attract and retain associates. Available awards include trips to San Antonio, San Francisco, Washington D.C. or a “choose your Marriott escape” – all of which include paid lodging, airfare and entertainment.

Other prize packages, each worth $2,500, include a home entertainment bundle, Apple laptop bundle and kitchen appliance makeover. All hourly associates and seasonal associates in stores, supply chain and call centers that remain with the Company through December 2019 are eligible to win.