Wal-Mart's Neighborhood Market, scheduled to open in Statesboro's Market District in the coming months, is hiring to fill up to 95 jobs, the store announced Wednesday.
A temporary hiring center has opened at 1098 Bermuda Run Road, where applications will be accepted Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. Interested applicants may also apply online at http://careers.walmart.com.
Through Wal-Mart's "Veterans Welcome Home Commitment," the company will offer a job to any qualified veteran who has been honorably discharged from active duty within the past 12 months and meets Wal-Mart's standard hiring criteria. Interested veterans may find out more at http://walmartcareerswithamission.com.
Store manager Steven Reid said the store will hire both full- and part-time associates.
"This store will provide not only jobs, but great career opportunities," Reid said in a news release. "I am excited to meet potential associates."
Wal-Mart provides a benefits program to eligible full- and part-time associates. For example, it provides a variety of health and well-being benefits, including health-care coverage with no lifetime maximum. Wal-Mart also offers eligible associates matching 401(k) contributions of up to 6 percent of their 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 November to help prepare the store for its grand opening.