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Walmart opened its hiring center at the Downey YMCA today as it looks to hire 65 people for its planned grocery store.
The hiring center will be open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Its phone number is (562) 861-5401.
The average wage for regular, full-time employees is $12.79, plus benefits.
Applicants should apply online first at careers.walmart.com, store officials said. A limited number of computer kiosks are available at the hiring center for applicants who want to apply on-site.
“We are hiring full- and part-time associates,” said store manager Jaime Onibasa. “I can tell you from firsthand experience that Walmart provides great jobs with opportunities for career growth and good benefits. I’m glad we can be part of the solution for Downey residents who want a better job or to start working again.”
The grocery store is expected to open late this year at 12270 Paramount Blvd. in the former Alin’s Party Supply store.