Walmart will hire approximately 100 associates to work at the new Walmart slated to open this Spring in Sylvester. A temporary hiring center has opened at 114 N. Main Street.
Applications will be accepted from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday. Interested applicants may also apply online at http://careers.walmart.com
Through Walmart’s Veterans Welcome Home Commitment, the company will offer a job to any qualified veteran who has been honorably discharged within the past 12 months.* Interested veterans may find out more at http://walmartcareerswithamission.com
According to store manager Jennifer Calhoun the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates. “I look forward to meeting potential associates and bringing good jobs to Sylvester,” said Calhoun.
Walmart provides a benefits program to eligible full- and part-time associates. For example, it provides a variety of affordable health and well-being benefits including health-care coverage with no lifetime maximum. Walmart also offers eligible associates matching 401(k) contributions of up to 6 percent of pay, discounts on general merchandise, and Associate Stock Purchase Program and company-paid life insurance. Additionally, eligible associates receive a quarterly incentive based on store performance.
The majority of new associates will begin work in April to help prepare the store for its grand opening.
*Veterans must be within 12 months of active duty and meet Walmart’s standard hiring criteria.