IKEA hiring 250 people for Jacksonville location

By Stacey Readout - Assistant News Director

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - IKEA announced Tuesday it's now hiring 250 people to work at its Jacksonville store, which is scheduled to open in Fall 2017.

Candidates interested in working at the store should apply online here. You can find more information about IKEA here.

The available positions are in home furnishing sales, interior design/visual merchandising, customer service, safety and security, cashiers, facility management, warehouse receiving, stock replenishment and child play area supervision.

IKEA Jacksonville is also hiring for its restaurant, Swedish Foodmarket, Exit Bistro and coworker cafeteria.

Jacksonville's IKEA store is located off Interstate 295 and Gate Parkway. News4JAX got a hard-hat tour of the progress in the 290,000-square-foot building.

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