LIST: Southern Colorado businesses hiring thousands of employees


Cases of water sit in a Costco warehouse store as shoppers snap up bottled water in response to the coronavirus outbreak Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Sheridan, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Stores in Colorado and across the country are hiring thousands of employees to keep up with increased demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

The move comes as Gov. Jared Polis ordered other types of businesses to temporarily close or adjust services to help slow the spread of the virus.

Here’s a look at some businesses that are hiring:

Amazon is hiring another 1,000 employees in Colorado as the company sees increased demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.

CVS plans to immediately fill 50,000 full-time, part-time, and temporary positions across the country. Positions will include store associates, home delivery drivers, distribution center employees, and member/customer service professionals. Apply online at

Dollar General is aiming to hire 50,000 new employees before the end of April. Apply online on Dollar General’s website.

King Soopers has immediate positions available in its retail stores, manufacturing plants, and distribution centers. Apply online at

Safeway is immediately hiring in-store employees, delivery drivers, and distribution center employees. There are more than 1,000 openings across Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska, and New Mexico. To apply, visit or inquire with the store director at your local Safeway.

Tek Experts is actively hiring for its Colorado Springs location. The global IT support company is offering employees remote training and temporary telework opportunities. Visit to apply.

The U.S. Air Force Academy has many facilities that are still open and actively hiring. Visit for details.

Walmart is hiring 150,000 new employees nationwide to work in stores, clubs, distribution centers, and fulfillment centers. They’re implementing a new process to dramatically expedite hiring for key roles, such as cashiers and stockers. To apply, visit

Windigo Logistics is hiring for several positions at its Fountain distribution center. Visit for details and to apply.

If your southern Colorado business is hiring right now, let us know by emailing

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