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IKEA begins hiring for 300 jobs at new Las Vegas store

If you’re looking for work in home furnishing sales, interior design, customer service, safety and security, cashier, facility management, receiving, and stock replenishment and warehouse, IKEA Las Vegas may have a job for you.

The Swedish furniture retailer, which is building its first Las Vegas store along the 215 Beltway at Durango Drive and Sunset Road, said on Tuesday it’s launched the “worker recruitment process” for 300 jobs at the store.

IKEA Las Vegas also will offer about 60 food service opportunities in its store restaurant and also the Swedish Foodmarket, Cafe Bistro and employee cafeteria.

Candidates interested in working at IKEA Las Vegas should apply online at IKEA-USA.com.”We are thrilled to offer interested job seekers diverse positions with limitless opportunity at a global company known for being a great place to work,” Amy Jensen, IKEA Las Vegas store manager, said in a statement. “At IKEA, we offer a variety of positions for different coworkers’ interests so they can enjoy their job and contribute successfully. We believe it is as fun to work at IKEA as it is to shop at IKEA.”

In the statement, IKEA said it offers “family-friendly initiatives and diverse workplace benefits,” including full medical and dental insurance to coworkers working 20 hours or more per week with eligibility for domestic partners and children. Other benefits include vacation, paid maternity and paternity leave and paid time off for child adoption, tuition assistance, a bonus program, 401(k) matching, a pension plan, professional development, training and mentoring programs, free uniforms, and a store discount at IKEA.

The company was listed No. 3 on Forbes’ list of Happiest Retailers to Work For. It also said it has been included in rankings of Best Companies to Work For and, as further investment in its coworkers, has raised its own minimum wage twice in two years.

Construction on the 351,000-square-foot store continues. Officials have previously said the store will open in early summer.

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