Crowder Bros. Ace Hardware and Crowder’s Gifts & Gadgets have announced new job opportunities at its store locations in Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch.

Available jobs include cashiers, sales associates, maintenance associates and a receiver.

“The pandemic helped community members rediscover their passion for grilling, painting, gardening and tackling DIY home improvement projects,” said Crowder Bros. President Michael Wynn. “Customer service has always been a top priority, and to effectively serve each customer who walks through the door or places an order for curbside pickup, we need associates to help them get what they need.”

Full- and part-time, benefits-eligible positions are at Crowder Bros. Ace Hardware and Crowder Bros. Gifts & Gadgets on Manatee Avenue in Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch Boulevard in Lakewood Ranch.

Crowder Bros. employees are expected to follow the company’s 10 core values: Deliver Sunshine; Care for your Neighbor; Build Honest Relationships; Inspire Confidence; Own It; Be Humble; Support Each Other; Love, Laugh, Work Hard; Create Solutions through Imagination; and Drive Results.

Job opportunities are posted online at CrowderBros.com/page3.html.

About Crowder Bros. Ace Hardware

Founded in 1955 by John and Chester Crowder, Crowder Bros. Ace Hardware and Crowder’s Gifts & Gadgets operate stores in Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch within Manatee County. Each store is staffed by friendly, knowledgeable associates known for going the extra mile to help commercial and residential customers find the right tools for their jobs. Crowder Bros. Ace is the region’s go-to source for power equipment, paint, hardware, fishing gear, plumbing products, electrical supplies, gifts and home improvement products, including name brands like Benjamin Moore, STIHL, Milwaukee, Scotts, Weber, Big Green Egg, Penn and Shimano. Through its Helpful Hub, Crowder Bros. Ace provides services like screen repair, key cutting and color matching, as well as delivery and assembly for grills, power tools and more. Crowder Bros. Ace offers three convenient options to shop: in-store, curbside pickup and online with home delivery. For locations and hours, visit CrowderBros.com.