Ocean State Job Lot is the "Home of Adventure Shopping."Millions of Job Lot customers enjoy hunting for quality brand name merchandise at closeout prices.
The Early Years
Ocean State Job Lot opened for business in 1977 as a single store operation in North Kingstown, RI. The idea was to sell brand name, first quality products at closeout prices. We understood that people work hard for their money. Our job was to deliver the best values possible. That was the idea then and that's still our goal today. Although we are known as a closeout company, we prefer to think of ourselves as opportunistic merchants.
ocean state Job lot store
Our merchandise selection not only consists of a variety of manufacturer's overruns, overstocks and packaging changes, but also includes many areas where our buyers have determined that "holes" exist in the marketplace. We are constantly on the hunt for special deals, which allow us to offer quality brand name merchandise at closeout prices.
one of our cashiers
Value matters in every facet of the business; it is central to our corporate culture. Yet as we've grown, we've come to understand that our most important assets are our associates. Long-term success requires a mutual team approach. When associates take pride in what they do, and are proud to be part of our business family, our company is moving in the proper direction.
As a stable, profitable company, we've built a business of 122 stores while building careers at the same time. We will continue growing our business in the Northeast. With store growth, there's plenty of opportunity for professional growth at OSJL.
Job lot Corporate Office
Store Managers and Assistant Managers, middle level supervisors and associates all have the opportunity to enjoy a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment with promotions to all levels! In addition, many positions have been created in our Warehouse and Distribution facilities along with the need for high quality professionals in our Corporate Headquarters.
If you're looking for a career in retail, and have the energy, work ethic and enthusiasm, then we are a perfect fit for each other! Apply today and start your career at Ocean State Job Lot!
We're a unique, family-owned, and growing company!
Ocean State Job Lot is the "Home of Adventure Shopping." Millions of Job Lot customers enjoy hunting for
quality brand name merchandise at closeout prices.
Ocean State Job Lot is the Northeast's largest, privately held, closeout retail chain with over 122 stores in New England, New York, and New Jersey, approximately 4,000 employees, and annual sales exceeding $600 million. Since our founding in 1977, we've been helping shoppers buy a lot more of the useful stuff they need for a lot less of their hard-earned money. We sell an ever-changing array of household goods, apparel, pet supplies, kitchen pantry staples, and seasonal products (such as holiday, gardening, and pool supply) at a fraction of their typical price. The Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation has a long history of philanthropic leadership, placing emphasis on local food banks in communities where we operate stores
Our long-term success requires a mutual team approach. When Associates take pride in what they do, and are proud to be part of our business family, our company is moving in the right direction. – less