New Walmart opening means new jobs | Business
Pinellas Park, Florida -- A new Walmart is opening up on in Pinellas Par and up to 95 associates will be hired to work.
A temporary hiring center has opened in the Pinellas Professional Center, Suite 204, located at 7800 66th St. N. near the intersection of 78th Avenue North and 66th Street North.
Applications will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Interested applicants may also apply online at http://careers.walmart.com.
According to store manager Jay Kerrick, the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates. “We are excited to add a new Walmart Neighborhood Market to Pinellas Park and bring good jobs with great career opportunities to the area,” said Kerrick.
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, 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 June to help prepare the store for its grand opening.