The Home Depot store in Payson is scheduled to open at the end of March said store manager, Shane Monahan.
"People can start applying for our jobs at the beginning of January," Monahan said.
Early applications can be made online at www.careers. homedepot.com.
Home Depot is also providing a hiring trailer on the store's site for residents to submit their applications in person.
According to Kathryn Gallagher, in Home Depot's media relations department, interviews for jobs will start about six weeks prior to the opening. There will be a mass hiring event as well.
Gallagher said approximately 150 jobs will be created by the store, both full and part-time. The pay is expected to be above minimum wage and includes benefits.
The Home Depot store in Payson is at the southwest corner of West Houston Mesa Road and Highway 87.
The store will be 102,000 square feet with a garden center of approximately 35,000 square feet. It is located on 20 acres of property.