Looking for a job? These are the companies hiring in the Houston-area

A sign encouraging job seekers to apply stands in a suburban Cincinnati Kroger store Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The Cincinnati-based supermarket chain is among those seeking help to keep up with cleaning and restocking during coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Dan Sewell) (Dan Sewell)

HOUSTON – Know someone who may need a temporary job during these tough times? Several companies stated that they are hiring anyone to help out with the growing demand in the Houston-area.

Grocery store staples H-E-B, Kroger, Aldi, Joe V’s Smart Shop and Randalls are currently hiring in areas such as stocking, cashiering, curbside pick-up and delivery. These short-term positions may last up to 60 days.

There will be opportunities for part-time and full-time positions after the short-term position ends.

Retail giant Walmart also plans to hire 100,000 workers to keep up with the demand, as well as e-commerce giant Amazon.

How to apply:


Aldi grocery stores in the Houston-area has over 70 cashier and sales associate positions open for both part-time and full-time. You can apply by visiting their company website, and search for the nearest Aldi store in your area.

To apply, click here.


Amazon says the coronavirus outbreak has caused a surge in online shopping, and now the online giant is adding 100,000 new full-time and part-time positions across the United States to keep up with the demand.

Most positions start at $17 per hour.

To apply, visit amazon.jobs

Bank of America

Bank of America has a variety of open positions including client associates and financial advisors.

To learn more or to apply, visit Careers.bankofamerica.com/en-us.

Big Lots!

Houston-area Big Lots! stores is hiring part-time associates and freight associates. Interested candidates can apply via company website by clicking here, and select the desired position to apply.


Coca-Cola is hiring a number of positions across the Houston area including managers and truck drivers.

For more information visit Careers.cocacolaswb.com.

Dollar Tree

The company is hiring 25,000 full and part-time associates at its stores and distribution centers across the U.S. Some of the available positions include full and part-time managers at more than 15,000 stores, along with flexible part-time shifts for cashiers and stockers. Jobs in distribution centers include order fillers, equipment operators and warehouse associates.

Visit Dollartree.com/careers to apply.


The pizza chain is looking to hire delivery drivers, cooks, customer service representatives, managers and assistant managers.

To apply, visit Jobs.dominos.com/dominos-careers.


Fiesta is looking for store supply clerks to keep up with the ongoing demand. Visit jobs.fiesta.com for more information and to apply.

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Posted by Fiesta Mart on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Fredy Auto Group

Fredy Auto Group (which includes Fredy Kia), is hiring sales consultants for both new and pre-owned car sales. Fill out an online employment application by clicking here.

H-E-B and Joe V’s Smart Shop

H-E-B is hiring for the following positions: Overnight stocker, daytime stocker, checker and bagger. Positions start at $13.50 per hour, with the bagger position starting at $9.50 per hour.

Joe V’s Smart Shop is hiring recovery associates and cashiers.

To apply, visit careers.heb.com and click on “Short-Term Store Opportunities”.

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Posted by H-E-B Careers on Monday, March 16, 2020


Kroger announced its hiring 10,000 extra employees nationwide as the demand increases for groceries. They have not disclosed their pay rate. To apply, visit jobs.kroger.com and type in your zip code.


The hardware store has full-time, part-time and seasonal roles available for displaced workers looking for short-term opportunities.

You can apply at Jobs.lowes.com.

Margaritaville Lake Conroe

Margaritaville is hiring for several positions in the Lake Conroe resort opening later this month. Positions include restaurant cooks, golf attendants and hotel staff.

To apply, click here.

MFE Food is Love

The organization is paying laid-off hospitality workers $7.25 an hour to volunteer at the Houston Food Bank. Email info@mfefoodislove.org to apply.

Pizza Hut

The company is hiring for more than 30,000 permanent positions, including drivers, cooks, shift leaders and restaurant managers. The hiring and training process has been expedited.

Visit Jobs.pizzahut.com to apply.


Randalls is hiring for all areas, including curbside pick-up and delivery. To apply, you can visit their website by clicking here.

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Posted by Randalls on Saturday, March 14, 2020

The Rustic - Uptown Park

Popular eatery The Rustic plans to hire 250 workers at their new location in Uptown Park. The restaurant, which serves locally-sourced dishes and drinks, is hiring all positions such as bartenders, hosts/servers, and runners.

According to owner Kyle Noonan, the restaurant has a tentative opening in late Spring, provided that all city and state ordinances are lifted after the coronavirus pandemic.

The restaurant is currently conducting phone interviews at this time. Noonan hopes to bring those selected candidates “some much-needed work” as soon as the ordinance is lifted in Houston.

Interested candidates should click here to apply. Be sure to specify the location.

Typhoon Texas Katy

Typhoon Texas is hiring seasonal positions in water safety, restaurant cooks and front gate attendants. Fill out the online application by clicking here.

Walgreens & CVS Pharmacy

Walgreens says it is looking to hire more than 9,500 full-time, part-time and temporary workers, while CVS plans to hire 50,000 in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Current employees at both companies will receive bonuses as a special thanks.

To apply at Walgreens: click here.

To apply at CVS Pharmacy: click here


Walmart is looking to hire at least 100,000 workers for its stores, fulfillment centers and distribution centers.

Those who are interested can visit careers.walmart.com. According to the company, applications will be expedited within 24 hours after submission.

For other work opportunities in Texas, visit Workintexas.com/vosnet/Default.aspx.

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