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JCPenney looking to hire over 300 seasonal associates in metro Detroit

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Posted at 6:27 AM, Oct 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-10 09:16:38-04

(WXYZ) — JCPenney is looking to hire 310 seasonal associates in the metro Detroit area for a variety of store positions.

Available positions include cashiers, replenishment specialists, Sephora inside JCPenney beauty consultants and more. Seasonal employees get a full associate discount of up to 25 percent.

To fill the positions, each location is hosting a National Hiring Day event on Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 2 to 8 p.m. During the event, management will hold in-person interviews and make employment offers to qualified candidates on the spot. To apply online, click here.

The retailer is also offering incentive packages for 16 randomly-drawn winners as a way to attract and retain associates. Available awards include trips to San Antonio, San Francisco, Washington D.C. or a “choose your Marriott escape” – 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.

Additionally, for JCPenney salon locations, the Salon by Instyle stylist hiring day will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Fairlane Town Center JCPenney in Dearborn.