Whether you’re newly unemployed, laid off, or have been looking for a job, there are many companies that are currently hiring in Columbus and Central Ohio. Most grocery, retail, and food industry companies that have been deemed essential are hiring. Some positions may be temporary, but that may all you need to get you through the current situation. Valuable temporary employees are often kept on as regular employees, so don’t overlook temporary positions.
Who’s Hiring in Columbus
These companies are currently hiring in Columbus, and we’ll update this list and add to it regularly.
ALDI Grocery Store Job
AlDI is hiring for store and warehouse locations, with over 400 positions listed in Ohio alone. Positions are listed as seasonal, part-time, or full-time. There are over 80 positions listed within 50 miles of Columbus, so if you are near an ALDI store, they are probably hiring. Starting wage appears to be $13.50/hr for most positions listed, with increase after a certain amount of time. See careers page here.
Kroger Grocery Store Job
Kroger is hiring for all positions including cashier, bagger, e-Commerce clerk (gathering online orders), grocery clerk, produce clerk, meat clerk, deli clerk and bakery clerk. See the job page here.
Meijer Grocery Store Jobs
Meijer is hiring for seasonal positions at all Central Ohio locations, and some stores have regular part-time positions listed as well. These seasonal positions may lead to permanent opportunities. See positions here.
Giant Eagle Grocery Store Jobs
Hiring team members for ALL Giant Eagle & Market District locations. Immediate needs to help stock shelves, bag groceries, load trucks, clean stores and grocery shop for Curbside Express locations. See positions here.
Walmart and Sam’s Club Jobs
Walmart is adding 150,000 new workers due to high demand. Although many jobs will be temporary at first they may become permanent. Positions available in their stores, Sam’s clubs, distribution and fulfillment centers. Click here to apply.
CVS plans to immediately hire 50,000 full-time, part-time, full-time, part-time and temporary roles across the country. Roles include store associates, home delivery drivers, distribution center employees and member/customer service professionals. In addition, the company is awarding bonuses to employees who are required to be at CVS facilities to assist patients and customers in this time of unprecedented need. Bonuses will range from $150 to $500 and will be awarded to pharmacists and certain other health care professionals on the frontlines, store associates and managers, and other site-based hourly employees. Click here to apply
Walgreens is hiring for 9,500 existing full- and part-time roles in stores across the U.S., primarily in positions for customer service associates, pharmacy technicians, and shift leads. Search for open positions here.
Costco is hiring to keep up with warehouse demand and the new procedures put in place for the safety of the members and employees. Apply online here.
Due to the increased demand for grocery store delivery, Instacart is hiring 300,000 full-service shoppers in the next three months. As a shopper, you’ll pick and deliver the items that customers want and get paid for it.There’s no set hours with Instacart. Just open the app and shop whenever it works for you.
Amazon is adding 100,000 new full- and part-time positions in their fulfillment centers, delivery network, Amazon Go and Whole Foods stores to keep up with demand. There is a possibility these temporary roles could become permanent jobs. Click on link to apply.
Dollar General Jobs
Many Dollar General stores are hiring associates for part-time employment. See positions here.
7- Eleven Jobs
The convenience store recently announced the addition of 20,000 jobs in the coming months to help provide jobs as well as keep their stores clean and stocked. They also expect a surge in mobile orders through their 7NOW delivery app. See opportunities here.
Papa John’s Jobs
Papa John’s is hiring up to 20,000 new restaurant team members to keep up with demand for delivery and carryout. Interested candidates can apply here.
Dollar Tree Jobs
Dollar Tree is hiring 25,000 employees at its Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores and distribution centers around the country. Open roles include full- and part-time positions, in addition to flexible part-time shifts for cashiers and stockers.
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