Home Depot plans to hire 270 in Fairfield County

homedepotJobs at Home Depot will be in full bloom this spring, and hundreds of new positions are expected to be filled in southwestern Connecticut.

Spokeswoman Catherine Woodling confirmed Wednesday that the company plans to hire 80,000 people nationwide.

About 270 of those jobs will be in Fairfield County, with 45 new workers at each of the company’s six stores in Fairfield County. The positions are season, but Woodling says the company will try to keep as many people as possible on after the season.

Applications for the new jobs are currently being accepted here.

Wes Duplantier