Variety of jobs, opportunities available in OKC
Much uncertainty around employment remains right now with the COVID-19 pandemic—especially if you’ve just been laid off. A number of companies are still hiring during this coronavirus crisis—and they need to fill essential roles more than ever.
From Buffalo Wild Wings to Homeland and Lowes, there are a variety of roles and opportunities available in a mix of industries—not only in the grocery and healthcare spaces but in the service industry as well.
The Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development is working closely with the Oklahoma Grocers Association, Oklahoma Retail Association, and Oklahoma Hospitality and Restaurant Associations to try and match out-of-work Oklahomans with industries who need employees to fill current job openings. Many grocers and retail employers in areas across the state are actively hiring and need to fill positions immediately. The effort is intended to quickly connect job-seekers to employers who need new workers right now.
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Here’s a list of companies hiring during the pandemic, according to oklahomaworks.gov.
Amazon’s is looking to hire an extra 100 people at its Oklahoma City Fulfillment Center to keep up with a crush of orders as the coronavirus spreads and keeps more people at home, shopping online. Jobs include delivery driver, operations manager and warehouse clerk. Click here for more information.
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings has openings for more than 300 dedicated hard-working individuals to join their team in either a full or part-time capacity. They have openings for all shifts. Click here for more information.
Costco is currently completing plans for a new operations center in Oklahoma City. The company expects to eventually employ 1,000 new employees in the next three years, including 500 in its initial year. For more information click here.
Dale Rogers Training Center
Oklahoma’s oldest and largest provider of employment services in Oklahoma has several openings including cashier, restocking, maintenance, management and quality control. Click here for more information.
The Perry-based company has permanent day-shift openings in welding and production. Click here for more information.
Oklahoma City Community College
The public community college founded in 1972 has more than 18,000 students enrolled at its campus. OCCC has currently more than 125 openings in positions such as adjunct faculty, faculty, staff and student jobs. Click here for more information.
Heartland Payment Systems
Heartland Online Payment Specialists provide e-commerce solutions that allow businesses to accept payments online in the form of billing, invoicing, and online shopping cart integrations equipped with secure payment processing. The company recently announced more than 400 openings will be available in their downtown Oklahoma City office. Click here for more information.
Homeland is needing workers for a number of positions including cashier, restocking clerk, deli/meat department and management. Click here for more information.
Love’s Travel Stop and Country Store
Love’s Travel Stop and Country Store is a family-owned chain of more than 500 truck stop and convenience stores located in 41 states. The company lists 242 jobs as open on its website ranging from customer service, mechanic, accounting and finance, information technology and hospitality. Click here for more information.
Lowe’s Home Improvement has 73 listed jobs on its website in the Oklahoma City, Edmond, Mustang, Norman, Moore, and Yukon stores. Positions include operations, live nursery, cashier, stocker and delivery driver, to name a few. Click here for more information.
Oklahoma City Public Schools
Oklahoma City Public schools with more than 50,000 students in its 31 districts has listed 336 jobs on its website. Jobs range from administration, staff, teachers, intake specialists and counselors. Click here for more information.
Papa John’s announced the company is hiring up to 20,000 new restaurant team members around the United States. Click here to learn more.
Paycom, Oklahoma’s largest publicly traded technology company, has open positions in the departments of sales, client services, new client setup, benefits administration, tax, operations and quality assurance. All roles offer enhanced compensation packages and are located in Oklahoma City. Click here for more information.
Petra Industries plans to hire at least 50 new full-time positions over the next couple of weeks to add to its distribution center in Edmond. These new jobs will help Petra meet rising demand for e-commerce fulfillment since the COVID-19 outbreak. Click here for more information.
State of Oklahoma
Oklahoma’s largest employer the State of Oklahoma has a large umbrella that covers 90,000 people on its payroll. They have listed 362 openings for both merit-based classified positions and non-merit-based unclassified positions. Click here for more information.
Sonic, headquartered in Bricktown, has 3,500 locations across the United States in 46 different states. The company best-known for its roller-skating car hops has 75 openings in the Oklahoma City area from cooks, carhops, managers and multi-unit leaders. Click here to learn more.
Walmart plans to hire more than 3,200 new associates in Oklahoma through the end of June. The positions include work in stores, clubs, distribution centers and fulfillment centers. Oklahoma City and Edmond have been identified as key local markets that the company will focus on. Applicants can visit Walmartcareers.com or text "jobs" to 240240 to get started.