Walmart is hiring 300 people to fill positions at its new store in Las Vegas.
The Blue Diamond store will open this fall. A temporary hiring center has opened at 8645 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 150, not far from the store's location.
Applications will be accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Interested applicants may also apply online.
Most of the new associates will begin working in September to prepare the store for its grand opening.
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According to Store Manager Candace Vandervaart, the store will hire both full- and part-time associates.
Walmart provides a benefits program to eligible full- and part-time associates with 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 six percent of pay, discounts on general merchandise, an Associate Stock Purchase Program and company-paid life insurance. Additionally, eligible associates receive a quarterly cash bonus based on store performance.
In addition, Walmart will offer a job to any eligible U.S. veteran honorably discharged from active duty since the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment began on Memorial Day 2013. Since then, more than 120,000 veterans nationwide have found positions with Walmart. Interested veterans may find out more at http://walmartcareerswithamission.com.
These 300 new associates in Las Vegas will join the team of 14,037 Walmart associates in Nevada.