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Walmart now hiring for new Auburn location

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AUBURN, AL (WTVM) -

Walmart will hire as many as 95 associates to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market, slated to open this winter in Auburn. 

A temporary hiring center has opened at 2560 Pepperell Corner in Opelika.   

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.  

Walmart will offer a job to any eligible U.S. veteran honorably discharged from active duty since the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment launched on Memorial Day 2013. Interested veterans may find out more at http://walmartcareerswithamission.com. 

According to store manager Shannon Moser the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates. “We look forward to bringing Auburn its first Walmart Neighborhood Market, and are eager to meet potential applicants as we build our team,” said Moser. 

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 December to help prepare the store for its grand opening. 

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