Factoria Walmart Hiring About 125 People, Opening in October

The Walmart at the Marketplace at Factoria is now hiring for 125 positions.

This summer we've made a point to post job openings around Renton, including positions at , and most recently .

So when we caught wind of the new Factoria Walmart's recent announcement to hire approximately 125 people, we decided Renton job seekers might also like to get in on the application process.

Factoria Walmart, the second Walmart to open shop in Bellevue within a year, is expected to welcome its first customers in late October. It will offer a full range of general merchandise and expanded food consisting of frozen selections, deli meats and fresh produce, according to the company.

The Factoria Walmart will be larger than , which is known as the Walmart Neighborhood Market, and which has a focus on grocery products.

The temporary hiring center for the Factoria Walmart is located at 15650 NE 24th Street, Suite A, in Bellevue -- which is not at the Factoria mall but about six miles from the planned store, according to the company. Applicants also may apply online at careers.walmart.com, or at the in-store kiosks within existing Walmart locations.

Paul Cox, store manager for the new store, says that the new store will need both full- and part-time positions and in all areas of the new store, including hourly and supervisory roles, Cox said.

Once hired, the Walmart team will begin preparing for the store’s grand opening, Cox said.

As of April 30, 2012, the average full-time hourly wage for Walmart associates in Washington is $12.93, according to the company. Medical plans and a 401(k) matching program are available.

If you go

WHAT: Walmart Hiring Center for Factoria Mall Store

WHERE: 15650 NE 24th Street, Suite A, Bellevue, WA 98007

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

MORE INFO: 425-747-0622



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