Walmart will hire 50 additional associates to work at the relocating Walmart slated to open this spring in Merrill. A hiring kiosk is located in the current store at 3500 E. Main St.
Applications will be accepted from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. 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. Since launching the initiative on Memorial Day 2013, Walmart has hired more than 30,000 veterans across the United States and projects that it will hire more than 100,000 veterans over the next five years. Interested veterans may find out more at http://walmartcareerswithamission.com.
According to store manager Matthew Colby, the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates. “We’re excited to add 50 associates to our team to better serve our customers in Merrill,” Colby said. “I look forward to meeting potential associates and bringing more great career ¬¬¬¬opportunities to this area.”
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 six 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 March to help prepare the store for its grand opening.