APPLETON, Wis. (June 27, 2019) – Fleet Farm has announced plans to hire more than 200 team members for the new Fleet Farm stores in Cedar Rapids opening in September.
Company representatives are beginning to interview for full-time and part-time team members to staff a variety of departments throughout the store. If you enjoy home improvement, fishing, hunting, crafting, pets, cars or farming, the new Cedar Rapids Fleet Farm has just the right career opportunity for you. In addition to the sales floor team, the new locations will hire for specialty roles to work in the automotive service center.
“Fleet Farm looks to open stores in communities that share our values. A love for the outdoors, a love for the changing seasons and a love for spending time with family. When we got to know the community of Cedar Rapids we knew it would be a great fit.” said Pete Hunter, Regional Human Resources Manager.
Due to applicant volume, interested job candidates are encouraged to search job opportunities and complete the short, seven-minute online application at http://bit.ly/2SJiTra or by texting CEDARRAPIDS to ‘86516.’ As applications are reviewed, chosen candidates will be notified by email to self-select a convenient date and time for their in-person interview. In addition to a competitive wage and benefits package, Fleet Farm employees also receive a generous employee discount.
“Our goal is to hire and train a knowledgeable team of outdoor enthusiasts who are ready to bring the new Fleet Farm to life for our Iowa customers,” said, James Metcalf, Fleet Farm Cedar Rapids General Manager. “I am eager to get the right team in place as we prepare to bring the Fleet Farm experience to Cedar Rapids.”
When the Cedar Rapids store opens this fall, shoppers can expect to find a broad product assortment including apparel and accessories for women, men and kids, an extensive pet care line, select pantry items and snacks, toys and sporting goods and home items. In addition, the Cedar Rapids Fleet Farm will offer automotive services and a gas station.
The new Cedar Rapids Fleet Farm is located at 4650 Cross Pointe Blvd., Cedar Rapids, IA, 52402 near Edgewood Road and Iowa Highway 100. Follow the Cedar Rapids Fleet Farm Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/fleetfarmcedarrapids to find the latest news on what Fleet Farm is doing in the Cedar Rapids community.
ABOUT FLEET FARM
Fleet Farm has served hardworking Midwestern families since 1955, offering a unique mix of high-quality, value-priced merchandise and services for active, outdoor, suburban and farm communities. Customers can find fishing, hunting and outdoor products, auto parts, farm and pet supplies, home improvement and household goods, clothing and footwear, toys and food, plus services like gas, car wash and auto repair. Fleet Farm has 43 stores located across the Midwest. The company’s headquarters is in Appleton, Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.fleetfarm.com.