BURBANK (CBSLA.com) — IKEA says they are hiring 140 new employees for its relocated Burbank store, which is set to open in the spring less than a mile from its current location.

“We are thrilled that our move to a newer, roomier building allows us to offer 140 new jobs with limitless opportunity at a global company known for being a great place to work,” store manager Jeff O’Shaughnessy said in a statement.

IKEA, which already employees about 400 people in Burbank, is hiring for a variety of additional positions at the 456,000-square-foot store, which is under construction on 22 acres west of San Fernando Boulevard and south of Providencia Avenue.

Positions are available in home furnishings sales, customer service, cashiers, warehouse receiving, stock replenishment and food service, where 35 jobs will be available in the store’s 600-seat restaurant, Swedish Foodmarket, Exit Bistro and staff cafeteria.

Employees who work 20 hours or more a week are eligible for full medical/dental insurance, vacation, paid maternity/paternity leave and paid time off for child adoption, tuition assistance, a bonus program, 401(k) matching, a pension plan, professional development, training and mentoring programs, free uniforms, and an in-house shopping discount.

Candidates can apply online at the IKEA Careers website.

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