These are the companies hiring during the COVID-19 outbreak

ATLANTA — Even though a lot of small businesses have been forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak, there are plenty of businesses that are operational and still hoping to hire. Here’s a list of companies hiring in metro Atlanta. Check back often, we’ll be adding to it as we get more.

Ace Hardware:

Ace, the retailer-owned hardware cooperative, wants to hire 30,000 new full-time, part-time, and seasonal workers.


Aldi is hiring in all stores and warehouses. Click here to apply.

All Turf:

The Atlanta-based lawn care company is hiring lawn technicians and sales associates. You can apply HERE.

Allied Universal:

Allied Universal, one of the top security and facility services companies in North America, wants to hire an additional 100,000 employees by the end of 2020.


Amazon said Monday that it needs to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. to keep up with a crush of orders as the coronavirus spreads and keeps more people at home, shopping online.

The online retailer said it will also temporarily raise pay by $2 an hour through the end of April for hourly employees. That includes workers at its warehouses, delivery centers and Whole Foods grocery stores, all of whom make at least $15 an hour. Employees in the United Kingdom and other European countries will get a similar raise.

Click here to learn more

Americold Realty Trust:

Grocery store employees have found themselves on the frontlines of this pandemic, but there are more people working hard behind the scenes for companies like Americold Realty Trust to make sure grocery stores and other food retailers remain stocked with essential items.

Americold is an Atlanta-based company and the largest publicly-traded cold storage operator in the world. The company employs approximately 1,200 people in the greater Atlanta and North Georgia area, and is currently hiring for positions in its warehouses across the country and Atlanta headquarters.

Atlanta Gas Light:

Atlanta Gas Light is hiring 200 new employees. Candidates can create a profile in the system, and as new jobs are posted, it will automatically alert them of these opportunities.

Atlanta Public Schools

Atlanta Public Schools is hiring teacher tutors. The Hourly Teacher Tutor implements instructional activities for students. They will provide academic support and guidance in reading and/or mathematics for students. For more information, please click here.

Axion Staffing Group:

Axiom Staffing Group has many branches in GA currently hiring temporary associates. For more information or to apply, visit their website.

Big Lots:

Big Lots wants to hire more workers to meet the increased demand at its 1,404 stores across the country. They will offer a temporary $2-an-hour boost to wages for both store employees and distribution center workers. There will be a discretionary payout bonus for store leaders, and the employee discount at stores has been raised to 30%.

BJ’s Wholesale Club

BJ’s is actively hiring for both temporary and permanent positions to keep up with demand; hourly workers will earn an additional $2 per hour from March 23 through at least April 12. Managers will receive one-time bonuses of $500-$1000. There’s also a relief fund to help workers who are struggling financially because of the coronavirus. The company is expanding its paid leave policy to cover employees who test positive for COVID-19 or have to self-isolate.

Bonduelle Fresh Americas:

Bonduelle Fresh Americas processing plant in Jackson, Ga., is hiring full-time team members. Visit this website for more information on how to apply.

Crane Consulting and Outsourcing

Crane Consulting and Outsourcing will host a job fair for customer service call center jobs. It will be held May 21 from 1 p.m. at 4 p.m. at 10700 Abbotts Bridge Road in Duluth. The company will hire 200 people over the next two weeks.

CDC Foundation:

The CDC Foundation is hiring up to 500 people for open positions.

Champion National Security:

Champion National Security is one of the fastest-growing Security Guard Companies in the nation! Due to rapid growth in the Mableton and Quails Nest areas, we are NOW HIRING unarmed officers that are looking for a bright future with a company built on solid, people-focused values! Visit www.champ.net/jobs


Online pet goods retailer Chewy is hiring between 6,000 and 10,000 employees at its fulfillment centers.


CVS plans to hire 50,000 people in full-time, part-time, and temporary jobs including store workers, delivery drivers, distribution center workers and customer service employees. CVS also said it would be delivering bonuses of up to $500 to eligible employees who are required to work on-site during the coronavirus pandemic.

Dollar General:

For any individual whose job has been temporarily impacted by the effect of COVID-19, we currently have a number of full and part time positions available across our stores, distribution centers and private fleet network. We welcome anyone interested in furthering our mission of serving others to find available opportunities and apply online by clicking here.

Dollar Tree:

Dollar Tree said it would hire 25,000 people nationwide at Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores. You can search here for Dollar Tree openings or here for Family Dollar positions.


Dominos said it is hiring delivery experts, pizza makers, customer service representatives, managers and assistant managers. Click here to apply

Empire Distributors:

Empire Distributors Inc, A Leading Beverage Distributor is now hiring a PM Warehouse Worker. Our company offers excellent benefits, competitive wages and the potential for growth opportunities.


FedEx Ground is hiring part-time and full-time individuals to load and unload packages in our fast-paced warehouse environment. Part-time employees typically work a 2-4-hour shift per day. Full-time employees work approximately two shifts per day of varying lengths. Package Handlers are responsible for warehouse duties including: the physical loading, unloading and/or sorting of packages of varying sizes and weights by hand, including lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying, scanning, placing packages, as well as physical bending, twisting, kneeling and etc. in a safe and efficient manner. Shifts may vary depending on warehouse package volume and business needs. Package Handlers will receive a competitive hourly rate and are eligible for an attractive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, vacation, holiday pay, parental leave and tuition assistance after completion of an eligibility period. Flexible schedules are offered at many of our locations and will be discussed during the hiring process.

Individuals who are interested in starting their journey with FedEx Ground must be at least 18 years of age and will be required to watch a virtual job preview before moving forward with the employment application process. Reasonable accommodations are available for qualified individuals with disabilities throughout the application process.

Address: 7585 Factory Shoals Road SW Austell State: Georgia 30168 Domicile Location: P311

Fulton County Government:

There are several positions available for deputy sheriffs and detention officers. Here’s a link to see all of the open positions with the Fulton County Government. CLICK HERE.

Grady Health System:

Grady Health System is hiring to fill clinical and allied health roles - including RNs, Respiratory Therapists, and Lab and Imaging Specialists - for openings across the health system. Apply today at https://www.gradyhealth.org/careers.

GPM Investments:

GPM Investments plans to hire 5,000 associates. The company operates and supplies convenience stores in 23 states. Team members will also receive incentives to obtain food, fuel, and other essential items.

Hollywood Feed:

Join our pack! Hollywood Feed is now hiring for sales associates, assistant managers and store managers. We are searching for an animal lover that shares our same passion - providing high quality and natural pet foods at an affordable price. Visit careers.hollywoodfeed.com to apply.


Both short and long-term positions are available along with various hours and shifts. Jobs are open immediately. You can apply at www.inglescareers.com.


Instacart announced plans to bring on an additional 300,000 full-service shoppers over the next three months.


Kroger’s Atlanta division, which includes Georgia, Eastern Alabama and South Carolina, announced it is shifting store hours across the region to 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

“As of Monday, we were hoping to maintain current store hours. However, this temporary adjustment is necessary to allow our store teams time to train new associates, while focusing on additional cleaning as well as stocking our fresh, affordable food and essentials,” said Felix Turner, manager of corporate affairs for Kroger’s Atlanta Division.

The company also said it is escalation hiring more people for its stores. You can check out any open positions at jobs.kroger.com.

Several other stores in their brand are hiring too.

Land O’Lakes:

Land O’Lakes wants to hire plant workers (hourly), manufacturing leadership roles, and drivers and supply chain workers.

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores:

Love’s is looking to hire more than 2,000 employees for its travel stops, convenience stores, and truck care centers, as well as for its Oklahoma City headquarters. The company recently announced wage increases, bonuses and enhanced sick pay in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.


Lowe’s is hiring for several positions in its metro Atlanta stores. Visit their website for more information on how to apply.

Mark Spain Real Estate:

Mark Spain Real Estate is hiring agents across all of its offices. Details can be found here.

Office Depot:

Office Depot is hiring between 3,000 to 8,000 people to be seasonal retail associates.

Papa John’s:

Pizza chain Papa John’s is now hiring 20,000 workers as soon as possible. Some hiring may be done the same day as the application.

The company said when announcing the hiring blitz, “For anyone looking for immediate ways to earn an income, we’re making it quick and simple to apply, interview and be hired at Papa John’s. We want to add talented team members to our Papa John’s family across the country to deliver food safely to our customers’ doorsteps. We are in the unique position -- as a restaurant that specializes in delivery and carryout -- to help our communities through this crisis.”

If you’re interested in applying, click here or text JOBS to 47272


PepsiCo Beverages North America South Division is looking to hire temporary staff immediately.

“During this unprecedented time, the demand for consumer goods is at an all-time high throughout local communities. PepsiCo’s dedicated team members on the front line have been tirelessly working to support their community members in need with increased shipping, deliveries, shelf stocking and more.”

If you’re interested in applying, CLICK HERE.

Piedmont Healthcare:

Piedmont Healthcare is looking for nurses, including retired nurses, and respiratory therapists to join their team. For more information, click here.

Primrose School of Alpharetta:

Are you a high quality person with a heart of gold when it comes to children? If so, come grow with us.

We are currently looking for a quality people to join us as Assistant & Lead Teachers in our Infant, Toddler and 2 year old classrooms. We have full-time and part-time opportunities available.


PruittHealth is hiring for several positions for their skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, therapy services, hospice offices, corporate office and more. For more details visit, http://www.pruitthealth.com/employment.


Publix said it will hire thousands of associates by the end of March to fill positions in stores and distribution centers.

Positions are available in all seven states Publix operates in — Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia — and its nine distribution centers in Boynton Beach, Deerfield Beach. Jacksonville, Lakeland, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Lawrenceville, Georgia, and McCalla, Alabama.

To apply fill out an application at www.publix.jobs.

Qualified Staffing:

Qualified Staffing is filling warehouse jobs including forklift, pickers and packers, dock workers and manufacturing jobs including MIG welders and general labor. Positions are available in Rome, Cartersville, Kennesaw, Marietta, and Atlanta.

More information can be found at www.Q-Staffing.com.


Randstad reports 239 permanent or temporary openings in Atlanta, GA. Click here for info.

Regions Bank:

Regions Bank is hiring more than 900 people for open roles.

Reynolds Construction, LLC:

Reynolds Construction in Stockbridge is looking for experienced Carpenters and Laborers to work on heavy civil water and wastewater plant construction jobsites. Applicants should have experience with one or more of the following: forming and placing concrete, underground and exposed pipe placement and experience working near heavy equipment. Please click here for more information.

Rite Aid:

Rite Aid is hiring full-time and part-time associates. They have 18 locations in Georgia. To apply, visit their website.

Safeguard Trucking:

Now Hiring Class A CDL Truck Drivers. Drivers Must Have At Least 3 Months Tractor Trailer Driving Experience Outside Of Truck School And Training.


Shipt says it is hiring thousands of shoppers across the country. They will provide up to 2 weeks of financial assistance to shoppers who are diagnosed with coronavirus or placed under mandatory individual quarantine order by a public health authority.


7-Eleven expects to hire as many as 20,000 new store employees, either directly or by independent 7-Eleven franchisees, in the coming months.


Sprouts is looking to fill more than 110 roles across stores. Positions range from hourly part-time roles to core management roles. All interested candidates may apply either online at sprouts.com/careers or by texting the word “careers” to 480-800-8056. We are not encouraging walk-in applications at this time.

Southeastern Grocers:

Southeastern Grocers, which owns Bi-Lo, Winn-Dixie, Fresco y Más, and Harveys Supermarkets, is hiring additional associates.

Team Roofing:

Atlanta roofing specialists Team Roofing are hiring sales reps and office staff. For more information, contact them here.


TTEC wants to hire to hire thousands of people to work from home as customer service representatives who would help customers of major consumer brands who have questions about products and services.


As we deal with significant demands on our stores and pharmacies during this time, we’re looking to fill roughly 9,500 existing full- and part-time roles in stores across the U.S., primarily in these positions:•Customer service associates (CSAs)•Pharmacy technicians•Shift leads

Candidates can visit jobs.walgreens.com to search for openings in their area, with positions being added regularly based on local store and pharmacy needs. In addition, as Walgreens continues to assess its needs related to the coronavirus situation, it will look to begin filling additional temporary CSA positions starting next week to help bolster in-store staffing. Some of these temporary positions might potentially lead to full-time job placement.


Walmart says it wants to hire 150,000 associates and fill full and part-time positions by the end of May. Jobs are available in stores, clubs, distribution centers and fulfillment centers. They will be temporary at first but could lead to permanent spots.

If you are interested in applying visit careers.walmart.com.