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Walmart to hire 95 at new store

(Source: Walmart) (Source: Walmart)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Walmart will hire up to 95 associates to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this winter in Albany, the company said in a statement.

Applications will be accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interested applicants may also apply online at http://careers.walmart.com.

Through Walmart's Veterans Welcome Home Commitment, the company will also 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.

WHERE:
Walmart Hiring Center
Largo Plaza
2516 Old Dawson Road, Suite B
Albany, GA

WHEN:
Hours of Operation:
Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The store said in the release it will be hiring both full and part-time associates, and the majority of new associates will begin work in November to help prepare the store for its grand opening.

The new store's manager said he's pleased with the heavy traffic from applicants.

"It was a little more turnout that I expected, but we're glad for that," said store manager Duane Staggers. "[There are] more resources to check for and hopefully we'll get some good associates out of it."

The Walmart neighborhood market is set to open in the beginning of December.

Walmart also said Veterans must be within 12 months of active duty and meet Walmart's standard hiring criteria.

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