DETROIT -

Kohl's announced they are planning to hire 50,000 workers around the country to help with to support seasonal business in stores and growth on Kohls.com.

Locally, Kohl's is looking to hire an average of 40 associates per store at each of the chain's 24 Detroit-area stores. In addition, the company plans to hire approximately 6,400 seasonal positions at distribution centers across the country and approximately 350 seasonal credit operations positions.

Seasonal associates can work anywhere from a few hours to more than 20 hours per week. Typical store jobs include unloading trucks, freight processing, stocking and cash register duties. Hiring began this month, and most jobs will be filled by mid-November. Holiday positions are also being filled at the company's distribution centers, where hiring began in August.

Hiring levels at specific locations will vary depending on the business needs of each facility. For information about how to apply visit http://www.kohlscareers.com/.