CarMax plans to hire more than 2,000 employees nationwide
Richmond-based CarMax Inc. is recruiting for more than 2,000 positions at its used-car locations throughout the U.S.
CarMax spokeswoman Jennifer Curtis said 140 of the job openings will be in Virginia, where the company has 10 locations.
The majority of the Virginia jobs, 85, will be in the Richmond area — at CarMax’s home office and its stores in Chesterfield County and western Henrico County.
Nationwide,most of the job openings are in service operations — such as detailers and technicians — and sales. Other openings include purchasing and business office positions.
The openings include full- and part-time positions on day and evening shifts.
Many of the service job openings are in Austin, Fort Worth and Houston, Texas; Laurel, Md., near Washington, D.C.; Memphis, Tenn.; Greensboro, N.C.; Lancaster, Pa.; Parker, Colo.; Louisville, Ky.; and Newark, N.J.
The company also is hiring for Boston-area stores in Danvers and Norwood, Mass., which will open in December.
CarMax plans to open 13 to 16 stores annually in coming years. It now has 153 stores in 77 markets.
During the 12 months ending Feb. 28, the company sold 582,282 used cars to retail customers while also selling 376,186 vehicles wholesale at in-store auctions.