ST. PETERSBURG – Walmart will hire approximately 85 associates to work at the relocating St. Petersburg Walmart slated to open this summer.
A hiring kiosk has opened inside the store located at 3993 Tyrone Blvd. in St. Petersburg. Applications will be accepted from 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Interested applicants also may apply online at careers.walmart.com.
Through Walmart’s Veterans Welcome Home Commitment, the company will offer a job to any qualified veteran who has been honorably discharged within the past 12 months. Veterans must be within 12 months of active duty and meet Walmart’s standard hiring criteria.
According to store manager Marcus Sakaniwa, the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates.
“I look forward to meeting interested applicants wanting to join a great company,” said Sakaniwa.
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 immediately to help prepare the store for its grand opening.