Seasonal jobs around Birmingham to help you through the holidays

Want to be a holiday shopper for Shipt? Photo via Shipt’s Instagram

Whether you’re in need of a full-time position or just want to earn a few extra bucks for some holiday gift-giving, we’ve rounded up tons of open jobs around the Greater Birmingham Area to help get you through the season ahead.

Personal Shoppers

A Shipt shopper shopping at Target. Photo via Shipt’s Facebook

One of the most popular ways to earn extra cash right now is by being a personal shopper. Two companies hiring personal shoppers in the Greater Birmingham Area are Shipt and Instacart. I use both services so much, my shoppers actually know me by name.

If you enjoy shopping for groceries and other essentials and are looking to pick up some extra cash this holiday season, this may be the ideal job for you.


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So many things to move. Photo via Amazon’s Facebook

If you’re like me, is the first place you go to shop for all your holiday gift-giving. In fact, it’s probably a website you visit on the regular for, well, everything.

Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer is often hiring for a range of positions, so keep an eye on their jobs page for openings. There’s a chance you could land a job that will employ you well past the holiday season.

There will soon be even more jobs available at Amazon, too. The company currently has two new projects in the works for Birmingham by 2021. Details here.

Looking for seasonal work ASAP? Apply now to be a Seasonal Warehouse and Shopper Team Members with Amazon.

Macy’s Holiday Hiring Event 

Photo via Markus Winkler/Unsplash

Mark your calendar for Thursday, November 12. Macy’s is holding a Holiday Hiring Event at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover.

Apply now and be one step closer to a phone interview with a member of Macy’s hiring team. Phone interviews will take place on Thursday, November 12 between Noon and 7PM. Can’t make it during this time? No worries. A phone interview can be scheduled for a time you are available.

  • Macy’s Seasonal Retail Sales @ Macy’s at Brookwood Village. Apply
  • Macy’s Seasonal Retail Beauty Sales @ Macy’s at Brookwood. Apply

Where: Riverchase Galleria
When: Thursday, November 12 
Time: All Day


Photo via Lowes’ Facebook

Lowe’s currently has page after page of open jobs available around the Greater Birmingham Area—including seasonal positions. Here are five to consider:

  • Seasonal Cashier – Birmingham
  • Seasonal Retail Associate – Birmingham
  • Seasonal Cashier – Homewood
  • Seasonal Receiver/Stocker – Homewood
  • Seasonal Overnight Stocker – Homewood
  • More positions here.

Keep Lowe’s on your radar, because the company will be welcoming a new distribution center in Bessemer by Fall 2021. You know what that means—more jobs! Full story.

Retail Opportunities

Photo via Sarah Brown/Unsplash

Another biggie for seasonal employment is retail. Here are just some of the dozens of retail jobs currently open around Birmingham:

  • Seasonal Retail Sales Associate @ Burlington. Apply
  • Seasonal Retail Sales Associate @ Nike (Leeds). Apply
  • Holiday Sales Associate (All Positions) @ DICK’S Sporting Goods. Apply
  • Seasonal Associate Roles @ Anthropologie at The Summit. Apply
  • Seasonal Associate @ Victoria’s Secret at The Summit. Apply
  • Seasonal Sales Associate @ Madewell at The Summit. Apply
  • Seasonal Sales Associate @ Bath & Body Works at Tutwiler Farms (Trussville), The Summit + Brookwood Mall.
  • Seasonal Beauty Advisor @ Ulta Beauty in Birmingham + Trussville
  • Seasonal Retail Sales Associate @ The Orvis Company. Apply
  • Seasonal Sales Associate @ Talbots. Apply
  • Seasonal Retail Associate (Multiple Positions) @ Belk (Trussville). Apply
  • Seasonal Associate @ At Home. Apply
  • Seasonal Sales Associate @ Carter’s | OshKosh B’gosh at The Outlet Shops of Grand River (Leeds). Apply
  • Sales Associate @ The Children’s Place at The Outlet Shops at Grand River (Leeds). Apply.

More Jobs to Consider

Just for you, we’ve included a few bonus options. What could be more in keeping with the holiday season than a job with The Honey Baked Ham Company, UPS and FedEx?

  • Seasonal Personal Vehicle Package Driver @ UPS. Apply.
  • Seasonal Associate @ The Honey Baked Ham Company. Apply
  • Seasonal Gifting Associate @ The Honey Baked Ham Company. Apply. 
  • Package Handler- Warehouse @ FedEx Ground (Irondale). Apply.

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Patience Itson
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