About 75 people will get full and part-time jobs at the and the retailer has opened a temporary hiring center to help with recruitment.
According to a press release, interested parties can apply in person from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays at 8469 Elk Grove Blvd., Suite 6. Applications will also be accepted at http://careers.walmart.com.
Most of the new employees will begin work in September to prepare the new store at 8455 Elk Grove Blvd., the press release states. The store will be located in the same parking lot as an .
“We are excited to add this Walmart Neighborhood Market to Elk Grove and bring good jobs with career opportunities to the area,” the press release quoted store manager Sunny Edmisten as saying.
The press release also boasts about Walmart's employee benefits:
"Walmart’s benefit program is available to eligible full- and part-time associates andprovides a variety of affordable health and well-being benefits including medical insurance with no lifetime maximum. Walmart also offers matching 401(k) contributions of up to 6 percent of pay, discounts on general merchandise for store associates, an Associate Stock Purchase Program and company-paid lifeinsurance. Additionally, eligible associates receive a quarterly incentive based on store performance."
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