Thursday, June 5, 2014

New Argentine Walmart accepting job applications

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- The new Argentine Walmart will be hiring about 100 employees.

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Walmart will hire up to 95 associates to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this summer in Argentine. A temporary hiring center has opened at 2414 S. 34th St., Suites B and C.

Applications will be accepted 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Interested applicants may also apply online at

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. Since launching the initiative on Memorial Day 2013, Walmart has hired more than 42,000 veterans across the United States and projects that it will hire more than 100,000 veterans over the next five years. Interested veterans may find out more at

According to store manager Deryk Cogdill, the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates. “In addition to bringing Walmart’s everyday low prices to the Argentine neighborhood, the new store will also provide valuable jobs to the community,” said Cogdill. “I look forward to meeting interested applicants who want to build careers at Walmart.”

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 August to help prepare the store for its grand opening.

Walmart Hiring Center
2414 S. 34th St., Suites B and C
Kansas City, Kan.

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.