WARREN, Mich., Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The excitement is building for the grand opening of Art Van Furniture's new Algonquin location, and the Midwest's No. 1 furniture and mattress retailer plans to add up to 30 new jobs in the community. Art Van Furniture is hosting a career fair on Wednesday, February 24 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at its Batavia store, located at 165 Randall Road. Individuals should bring a current resume, dress in business attire and be prepared to interview for full and part-time sales associate positions as well as hourly positions for Art Van Furniture's Algonquin location.
"We look forward to meeting motivated individuals in the Algonquin area who want a dynamic career in a supportive environment," said Gary Duncan, Art Van Furniture vice president of human resources. "There is great anticipation for the opening of our second Art Van Furniture store on Randall Road, and our new associates will be instrumental in its success."
Full time positions include paid training, full benefits with Blue Cross/Blue Shield, dental insurance, a vision care plan, 401k, profit sharing and Art Van Furniture discounts. Part time jobs including flexible hours including evenings and weekends. Salary is commission-based, and Art Van Furniture offers one of the highest paid commission structures in the industry.
The 48,000 square foot Algonquin store (1500 S. Randall Road) is located in the former Gordmans discount store on the west side of the street in the Algonquin Commons shopping center. It will be the 10th Art Van Furniture store in Chicagoland.
Individuals who are unable to attend the career fair are invited to apply online at jobs.artvan.com.
About Art Van Furniture
Art Van Furniture is the Midwest's largest furniture retailer and America's largest independent furniture retailer. The company operates 100 stores throughout Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, and Indiana, including freestanding Art Van PureSleep mattress stores, Art Van Flooring stores, and Art Van Furniture franchise locations as well as a full service e-commerce website. Founded in 1959, the company is family-owned and headquartered in Warren, Michigan. Visit artvan.com for more information.
SOURCE Art Van Furniture