New Harbor Freight store coming to Seaway plaza in Ogdensburg
Harbor Freight has announced a new location in the former Peebles/Gordmans store located in the Seaway Shopping Center on Canton Street. NCTW photo by Sean McNamara.
OGDENSBURG – Harbor Freight Tools plans to open a new location in Ogdensburg this summer and expects to bring more than 20 jobs to the area.The new store will be located at 701 Canton Street and is expected to open this summer. An official opening date will be announced closer to opening.
Construction has already begun at the location, using local workers and companies from the surrounding Ogdensburg area.
“We’ve been looking to open a location in Ogdensburg for a number of years so that we can provide the tools and equipment at tremendous values to the community,” said Trey Feiler, Senior Vice President, Real Estate and Construction for Harbor Freight Tools. “In addition to finding a great location, we were attracted by the availability of great associates in the Ogdensburg area, and we look forward to having them join the Harbor Freight team.”
The store is expected to bring between 25 and 30 new jobs to the community, including Sales and Logistic Supervisors, Senior Associates, Sales Associates, and seasonal opportunities as well. Harbor Freight Tools offers a competitive starting rate along with a best-in-class retail benefits package that includes robust health coverage, and Thanksgiving and
Christmas off. Harbor Freight provides stability and the opportunity to advance in a company that continues to grow, with over 24,000 Associates and more than 1,300 locations nationwide.
Harbor Freight recognizes that its people are key to its success and is committed to being the best place to work in any industry. Forbes Magazine has recently recognized Harbor Freight as one of the top 20 large employers in all of retail, one of the top employers in terms of diversity, a top employer for women, and one of the country’s Best Employers for
Veterans for two years in a row. Diversityjobs.com has also recognized the company as a top employer for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.