Jobs at Costco
Costco Wholesale is company offering consumers the opportunity to buy goods in a warehouse environment. The company also offers pharmacy services, photo finishing, and a travel agency. The stores carry food, office supplies, jewelry, electronics, sports equipment, furniture, outdoor items and more. A membership is required to shop at Costco stores, which are located in eight countries. The company was named by Washington CEO magazine as one of the top three employers in that state.
Working at Costco
Costco is interested in recruiting people who are energetic and who thrive in a fast-paced environment. The company wants to attract job candidates who have a high degree of integrity and who are committed to providing good customer service. Costco offers good pay and benefits to its employees.
Full-time, hourly employees are entitled to benefits after 90 days of service, and salaried workers can get benefits after being on the job for one month. The benefits offered are as follows:
- 401(k) Plan
- Dental Coverage
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Long Term Care Insurance
- Long-term/Short-term Disability Coverage
- Prescription Drug Plan
- Vision Coverage
How to Apply for a Job at Costco
People who are interested in working at Costco are invited to search for available positions online. The online form asks the job candidate for his or her zip code and the search radius.
A list of available positions is generated and the applicant can click on the job title to be taken to the application page on the company web site.
Before getting to the application form, the job seeker is taken to a page where the company sets out exactly what kind of candidate it is looking for. This is the individual’s chance to go through the list to consider whether they are a good fit for the company before taking the time to apply for a position.
All applications for employment are kept for 60 days. The application will take between 10-60 minutes to complete, depending on the type of position the person is interested in. The application can be started in one session and saved to be completed later.