Major Kentucky Companies Hiring During Pandemic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky’s first coronavirus case was confirmed on March 6 and since that day businesses have closed, laid-off workers, or are working with skeleton crews.  But a number of companies in the commonwealth want and need workers now. 

Thousands of people are being hired handle the growing demands. So if you or someone you know needs a job here are some Kentucky companies hiring.

CVS

CVS is looking to fill 50,000 part-time and full-time roles “immediately.” Roles include store associates, home delivery drivers, distribution center employees and member/customer service professionals. For more information, visit jobs.cvshealth.com

DOLLAR GENERAL

Dollar General plans to hire 50,000 new employees by the end of April. While many of the new jobs will be temporary, some of the jobs are expected to become permanent, the company said. To apply, click here

DOMINO’S PIZZA

With many restaurants closed, many people are resorting to delivery and take-out. Domino’s is looking for delivery drivers, pizza makers, managers and customer service representatives to help meet demand. To apply visit jobs.dominos.com.

KROGER

Grocery chain Kroger is looking to hire 20,000 to keep it stores stocked and operating during coronavirus. The company has streamlined its hiring process and new workers can be onboard in 72 hours. To apply go to jobs.kroger.com

MEIJER

The other large grocer in Kentucky, Meijer, is also adding positions to keep up with demand.  To apply, click here

PAPA JOHN’S 

Louisville-based Papa John’s is hiring. Papa John’s said it plans to hire 20,00 new employees. The company said it’s even making the hiring process simpler. To see what positions are available, visit jobs.papajohns.com

PIZZA HUT

Pizza Hut is hiring more than 30,000 new employees nationwide. The move comes as the company also rolls out a contactless delivery option for customers. To apply visit jobs.pizzahut.com

UPS

Louisville-based shipping giant UPS is hiring positions across the state. To apply go to ups-jobs.com 

WALMART

Retail giant Walmart has announced it’s looking to hire 150,000 new workers through May to meet demand. The jobs are temporary, but the company said many will become permanent. For more information and to apply, visit careers.walmart.com.