Bass Pro Shop is coming to Bristol, and the company is holding a job fair at the Holiday Inn in Bristol, Virginia Monday through Wednesday.
The company is looking to hire more than 200 full and part time employees.
General Manager, Jeff Hall says the company is looking to fill positions from retail to restaurant, even the in store bowling alley. "We announced we were starting at 8:00 and by 7:00 we had probably 50 to 100 people in line" said Hall. "We went ahead and started the process early to get the people taken care of."
Hall says they expect between 1500 and 2000 applicants during the job fair. You can also apply on line or in person once the store opens.
The store is scheduled to open its doors August 20th.