Nordstrom has scheduled a mass hiring event in Norwalk starting Friday, Aug. 16 and extending into Saturday, with the company aiming to fill many of the 280 jobs it is creating at its SoNo Collection mall department store slated to open in October.

Nordstrom recruiters will be at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel at 474 Main Ave. from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days. Available jobs are listed online at and include sales positions, building maintenance, premise security, hair stylists, nail and brow technicians, and food and coffee staff.

The new Nordstrom will take up 140,000 square feet of the SoNo Collection’s more than 700,000 square feet of space, with Bloomingdale’s also opening a department store at the new mall just off Interstate 95 in South Norwalk.; 203-842-2545; @casoulman