Another great opportunity for those who are looking for a job in South Carolina as Home Depot announced that the company is about to create at least 100 new jobs across the state.
The expansion of the Home Depot Inc. operations was announced on Thursday and the company said at least 100 job openings will be available.
“South Carolina is a key hub for The Home Depot’s supply chain and our delivery strategy. These new distribution centers create a more seamless experience for pro and DIY customers, with faster and more reliable deliveries to their homes or to the job site,” said The Home Depot Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Stephanie Smith in a statement.
According to the company officials, the growth of operations is seen in multiple parts of the state including Charleston, Jasper, Greenville and Lexington counties.
“The Home Depot’s decision to expand throughout the state shows that South Carolina is brimming with potential from the Lowcountry to the Upstate and everywhere in-between. We congratulate them on their expansion and the addition of nearly 100 new jobs. These jobs will have a great impact on our local communities and state as a whole,” said Gov. Henry McMaster in a statement.
The largest increase in operations is expectedly seen in Charleston and Greenville County. Following that, most of the new job openings will be created in those areas in order to meet the increased demand. The company said they plan to open 31 new job positions in both Charleston and Greenville.
Home Depot says the Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved a $75,000 Set-Aside grant to Greenville County to assist with costs related to this portion of the project.
At the facility in Jasper County, 14 new jobs are expected. Home Depot said the Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved a $100,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant to Jasper County to assist with costs related to this portion of the project.
Home Depot also plans to add an additional facility in Lexington County, at 842 Bistline Drive in Cayce, which will create 23 new jobs.
“Lexington County Council is pleased to partner with The Home Depot on their announcement of expanding operations in Lexington County … We consider their expansion a great compliment to Lexington’s business climate with low taxes, available workforce and excellent quality of life,” said Lexington County Council Chairman and Central SC Alliance Board Member M. Todd Cullum.
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