Hiring event set to recruit staff for furniture store

A hiring event is planned to recruit employees for a new furniture store in Grand Junction.

The Mesa County Workforce Center has scheduled the event for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 15 at the center, 2897 North Ave. in Grand Junction.

The event is part of a collaborative effort between the center and American Furniture Warehouse to recruit employees for the store, which is expected to open in October or November.

American Furniture Warehouse expects to hire more than 100 employees, including sales, office and warehouse positions as well as delivery drivers. Job descriptions are available from the center’s database at www.connectingcolorado.com. Job applications are available from the center as well as online from the American Furniture Warehouse Web site located at www.afwonline.com.