New Norfolk Walmart hiring up to 95 positions

Posted at 4:02 PM, Sep 29, 2014

Norfolk, Va. – Walmart will hire up to 95 associates to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open late this fall in Norfolk, according to a release from Walmart.

A temporary hiring center has opened at 5812 Poplar Hall Drive, Suite C. Applications will be accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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. Interested veterans may find out more at

According to store manager Lisa Romero the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates. “We are excited to bring a new Walmart Neighborhood Market to Norfolk and provide area residents with good jobs and career opportunities,” said Romero.

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 October to help prepare the store for its grand opening, officials say.

*Veterans must be within 12 months of active duty and meet Walmart’s standard hiring criteria.

WHERE: Walmart Hiring Center
5812 Poplar Hall Drive, Suite C, Norfolk, Va.

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