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Cabela's Opening Means 200 Jobs

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Cabela's Opening Means 200 Jobs

By Katie Kozak. CREATED Apr 8, 2013

 ASHWAUBENON -- Cabela's is coming to the Green Bay area and bringing 200 jobs with it. 

Cabela’s Incorporated, the World’s Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, plans to hire approximately 200 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees to staff its new Green Bay, Wis., store scheduled to open this summer.

Applications are being accepted now and interviews will begin April 22, continuing through April 26.

To apply, visit www.cabelas.jobs, click on “Apply Now,” then “United States Jobs,” and select “Green Bay.” Follow instructions to log in. Applications must be submitted online. Applying does not guarantee an interview.

Most employees are expected to come from Green Bay and the surrounding area. Typically, Cabela’s attracts applicants with detailed knowledge about the outdoors and an aptitude for customer service.

“Cabela’s is looking for employees who will deliver legendary customer service, and who will be excited about sharing their passion and knowledge of the outdoors with our many loyal customers across the area,” said Steve Farone, general manager of the new store.

The 100,000-square-foot store is located at 1499 Lombardi Ave N near Lambeau Field in the Village of Ashwaubenon in Brown County. It is Cabela’s third Wisconsin store, joining the Richfield and Prairie du Chien locations. In addition to thousands of quality outdoor products, the store will feature a mountain replica, aquarium, indoor archery range, dynamic wildlife displays, Gun Library, Bargain Cave, Deli, Fudge Shop and Sportsman’s Hall of Fame displaying Wisconsin trophy animal mounts.

Currently, Cabela’s operates 43 stores across the United States and Canada. The company has announced plans to open an additional 12 stores by the end of 2014.