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Home Depot aims to hire 1,500 in Sacramento area

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2012 file photo, a customer walks toward a Home Depot in Nashville, Tenn. Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home-improvement retailer, on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 said it has started to hire more than 80,000 seasonal workers for the spring selling season, the company's busiest period.
FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2012 file photo, a customer walks toward a Home Depot in Nashville, Tenn. Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home-improvement retailer, on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 said it has started to hire more than 80,000 seasonal workers for the spring selling season, the company's busiest period. AP

Atlanta-based Home Depot Inc. said Tuesday that it plans to hire 1,500 staffers for its 33 Sacramento-area stores, part of a nationwide push to hire 80,000 for the chain’s busy spring season.

Jobs include both part-time and full-time workers in Home Depot stores and distribution centers. Available positions include sales, cashiers and online ordering.

The home improvement retailer said it strongly urges college students, retirees and military veterans to apply. All job candidates must apply online at careers.homedepot.com.

Home Depot employs more than 300,000 individuals and oversees nearly 2,300 stores in 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam.

Call The Bee’s Mark Glover, (916) 321-1184.

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