Prospective employees of Home Depot must be 18 years of age or older. This applies to both retail and corporate positions, per the company's requirements.
Home Depot's other job requirements vary by position. For all sales and customer services jobs, applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Education requirements specify a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Applicants must be physically able to stand and walk regularly and to carry equipment between 8 to 50 pounds. Operating forklifts and power tools, as well as working in a warehouse environment, are all responsibilities of Home Depot retail employees.