(CNN) - Lowe’s, which has locations in Watertown, Potsdam and Ogdensburg, plans to hire more than 50,000 new employees ahead of the spring rush and award $80 million in bonuses to current associates.
This will be the seventh bonus Lowe’s has given hourly employees during the pandemic, bringing the company’s total COVID-19 financial commitment to employees to nearly $1.3 billion.
Hourly associates at stores, distribution centers and call centers will receive the bonus on February 5.
Full-time hourly associates will get $300. Part-time and seasonal associates will get $150.
This will be the seventh bonus Lowe’s has given hourly employees during the pandemic.
The company is also looking to hire full-time, part-time and seasonal workers.
Job-seekers can learn more about open positions by visiting the company’s website or texting “jobs” to 56937.