By CBSBoston.com Staff

BOSTON (CBS) — CVS is looking to hire 1,100 people in Massachusetts as part of a national career event on Friday, September 24. The company plans to fill 25,000 clinical and retail jobs across the county.

In Massachusetts, most of the available positions are for full-time, part-time, and temporary licensed pharmacists, trained pharmacy technicians, nurses, and retail associates. They will be filled as soon as possible.

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The hiring surge is ahead of the fall and winter when CVS expects cases of the flu to increase and the need for COVID-19 testing and vaccination to remain high.

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“Every flu season we need additional team members,” said Executive Vice President Neela Montgomery. “But this year we’re looking for even more. With the continued presence of COVID-19 in our communities, we’re estimating a much greater need for pharmacists, trained pharmacy technicians, nurses, and retail store associates.”

Job candidates can learn more about local openings by texting CVS to 25000.

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The entire hiring process is accelerated and virtual.

CBSBoston.com Staff