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SEARCY, Ark. (KTHV) -- Walmartis hiring approximately 90 associates to work at the new Searcy WalmartNeighborhood Market. To facilitate applications, the retailer will opena temporary hiring center at 1560 W. Beebe Capps Expressway, Suite A,in Searcy.

The hiring center began accepting applicationsMonday, Dec. 3, and will continue accepting applications from 8 a.m. to 6p.m., Monday-Friday, and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Interested applicantscan also apply online at http://careers.walmart.com.

Accordingto store manager Keith Breckenridge, the store will be hiring bothfull- and part-time associates to work in all areas of the store,including supervisory positions. "We are excited to bring additionaljobs with career opportunities to the area," he said. Breckenridge beganhis Walmart career in 1986 as a shoe department manager at a store inLittle Rock.

Walmart's benefit program is available to eligiblefull- and part-time associates and provides a variety of affordablehealth and well-being benefits including health-care coverage with nolifetime maximum. Walmart also offers eligible associates matching401(k) contributions of up to 6 percent of pay, discounts on generalmerchandise, an Associate Stock Purchase Program and company-paid lifeinsurance. Additionally, eligible associates receive a quarterlyincentive based on store performance.

The majority of associates will begin work in December to help prepare the store for its grand opening early next year.

WHERE:Walmart Neighborhood Market Hiring Center, 1560 W. Beebe Capps Expressway, Suite A, Searcy, Ark.

WHEN:Hiring Center Opening Date: Monday, Dec. 3, 2012Hiring Center Hours ofOperation: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon

(Source: Mitchell Communications press release)