New Walmart Neighborhood Market to hire up to 95 workers

Published On: Aug 19 2014 10:36:58 AM EDT
Updated On: Aug 19 2014 10:38:27 AM EDT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Walmart will hire up to 95 associates to work at a new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this fall on the Westside.

A temporary hiring center has opened at 6855 Wilson Blvd. Suite 23.

Applications can be completed at the hiring center Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Interested applicants may also apply online at 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 last 12 months. Interested veterans may find out more at walmartcareerswithamission.com.

Store manager Anthony Dennis said the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates.

"We are excited to bring a new Walmart Neighborhood Market to this area of Jacksonville," said Dennis. "I'm pleased to bring up to 95 new jobs with career opportunities for area residents."

Walmart said it 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 said it also offers eligible associates matching 401(k) contributions of up to 6 percent of pay, discounts on general merchandise, an 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 September to help prepare the store for its grand opening.

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