Used car retailer CarMax Inc. is hiring 30 employees in Baton Rouge in an expansion of its workforce by 1,200 full- and part-time positions in locations across the country.

A majority of the positions are in sales, with additional positions in service operations, business office and purchasing.

Richmond, Va.-based cited Baton Rouge among the areas with the largest sales opportunities, along with Albuquerque, N.M.; Hartford, Conn.; and the Washington, D.C and Baltimore, Md. area.

CarMax operates 131 used car superstores in 64 markets. Its Baton Rouge location is at 6768 Siegen Lane.