BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Some good news for the unemployed in Bakersfield: Walmart is looking to hire nearly a hundred people for a new neighborhood market, set to open this fall.
The new market is said to need up to 95 new employees in August to help prepare that store for its grand opening.
Both part- and full-time associates will be hired.
Newly discharged veterans will have first priority thanks to Walmart's Veterans Welcome Home commitment.
A temporary hiring center is now open at 1129 Olive Drive and applications will be accepted Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Interested applicants may also apply online.
Download our 23ABC mobile and tablet app to stay up-to-date with this story and community news.
Like 23ABC’s Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/23ABCBakersfield
New skate park opens in Bakersfield
Ronka Underground Skate Park is Bakersfield's newest skate park on the West Coast.
Are yoga pants against school dress codes?
It's happening across the nation. Some schools are adding tight pants such as yoga pants, jeggings and leggings on the list of clothing items…
Man dies after car pursuit with KCSO
The Kern County Sheriff's Office released the following statement: On August 27 th , 2015 at about 2:25 pm a Kern County…
BPD seek suspect in attempted kidnapping
The Bakersfield Police Department released the following statement: On August 27, 2015, at 9:35 pm, Bakersfield police…