Walmart announces Sylvester hiring

SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) - Walmart says the company is setting up a hiring center to staff its Sylvester store, which is under construction.

The world's largest retailer will hire approximately 100 associates to work at the new Walmart slated to open this spring in Sylvester. A temporary hiring center has opened at 114 N. Main St.

Applications will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday.

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Walmart will offer a job to any qualified veteran who has been honorably discharged within the past 12 months.

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Manager Jennifer Calhoun the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates.

Walmart provides a benefits program to eligible full and part-time associates. 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.

The majority of new associates will begin work in April to help prepare the store for its grand opening.

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