Sarasota, Florida -- Walmart is now accepting applications to fill up to 95 associate jobs at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this fall in Sarasota. A temporary hiring center has opened at 4013 Clark Road.
Applications will be accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Interested applicants may also apply online at http://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.* Interested veterans may find out more at http://walmartcareerswithamission.com.
The new jobs at Walmart are in addition to the new positions available at the Mall at University Town Center. Job seekers can check some of those openings at this link.
According to store manager Eric Fenton, the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates.
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 September to help prepare the store for its grand opening.
*Veterans must be within 12 months of active duty and meet Walmart's standard hiring criteria.
Walmart Hiring Center
4013 Clark Road
Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon