JCPenney to hold hiring event for area stores Tuesday

Holiday shoppers wait in line on Thanksgiving Day for early deals at JCPenney at the Bridgewater Falls shopping center, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. GREG LYNCH / STAFF
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Holiday shoppers wait in line on Thanksgiving Day for early deals at JCPenney at the Bridgewater Falls shopping center, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. GREG LYNCH / STAFF

JCPenney is preparing for the upcoming holiday season by hiring 200 seasonal associates throughout Cincinnati and southwest Ohio for a variety of store positions.

To fill the seasonal positions, JCPenney is hosting its second annual National Hiring Day event from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

During the event, management will be holding in-person interviews and making employment offers to qualified candidates. All skill levels are welcome, and individuals may online at jcpcareers.com or in-store at one of JCPenney’s applicant kiosks prior to attending the event.

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Available customer service and support positions include cashier, replenishment specialist, SEPHORA inside JCPenney beauty consultant and more. JCPenney offers seasonal associates a full associate discount up to 25 percent, as well as flexible holiday scheduling.

JCPenney is offering reward packages to eight randomly-drawn associates as a way to attract and retain associates this holiday season.

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All hourly associates and seasonal associates in stores, supply chain and call centers that remain with the company through Dec. 29 are eligible to win.

Area JCPenney stores include:

  • Bridgewater Falls: 3459 Princeton Road, Fairfield Twp.
  • Governors Plaza: 9365 Fields Ertel Road, Cincinnati
  • Stone Creek Town Center: 3675 Stone Creek Blvd., Colerain Twp.
  • Eastgate Mall: 4621 Eastgate Blvd., Cincinnati
  • Dayton Mall: 2700 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, Centerville