Walmart Hiring 300 New Employees for New Florence Store

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FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – A new Walmart in Florence on Cloverdale Road will bring approximately 300 new jobs to Florence.  Slated to open this winter, a temporary hiring center has opened at 210 Seville St., Suite B, in Florence, and will be accepting applications this week.

Interested applicants can also apply online at http://careers.walmart.com.

Through Walmart’s Veterans Welcome Home Commitment, they 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 Todd Rasberry, the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates. “We are excited to add this Walmart to Florence and bring more jobs with great career opportunities to the area,” said Rasberry.

Walmart also provides a benefits program to eligible full- and part-time associates. Walmart said in a press release that it provides a variety of affordable health and well-being benefits, including health-care coverage, with no lifetime maximum.

Walmart also said that it 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 December to help prepare the store for its grand opening.

The hours of operation for the hiring center are Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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