WALMART, CITY OF NEW ORLEANS TO ANNOUNCE
OPENING OF NEW ORLEANS EAST WALMART HIRING CENTER
Walmart Hiring for Approximately 300 Jobs for New Orleans East Walmart
NEW ORLEANS - Walmart and the City of New Orleans will announce the opening of a hiring center for the New Orleans East Walmart. This center is to hire approximately 300 associates to work at the new Walmart slated to open this summer.
According to store manager Michael Nowell, the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates. "We are excited to add a new Walmart Supercenter to New Orleans and bring good jobs with great career opportunities to the area," said Nowell.
WHO: Representatives of Walmart
Mayor Mitch Landrieu
Councilmember James Austin Gray
Representatives of the Urban League of New Orleans
Representatives of the City of New Orleans
Representatives of the Southern University of New Orleans
Members of the New Orleans City Council
WHEN: Monday, March 24 at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Walmart Hiring Center
5931 Bullard Ave., Suite 12
New Orleans, La.
Located in the Italian Pie Parking Lot
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 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 .
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 May 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.