Walmart hiring 95 positions for new Knoxville grocery store

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Walmart has set up a temporary hiring center to hire employees for their new Walmart Neighborhood Market.

The new store is located at 3120 McKamey Road at Western Avenue. It is the first Walmart Neighborhood Market to Open in Knoxville.

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The Knoxville store will be around 46,000 square feet, about a quarter the size of a Walmart Supercenter. The markets are focusing on groceries, pharmacies and fuel. They will also have a large selection of fresh produce.

Walmart says applications will be accepted Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at a temporary hiring center at 1308 Wilson Road, just off Clinton Highway, directly behind Northern Tool. Interested applicants can also apply online.

According to store manager Bryan Spears, the store will hire both full-time and part-time associates. He said the new associates will begin work in December to help prepare the store for its grand opening.

“Walmart is a company with many opportunities for professional growth, and we look forward to building our team of hard-working associates,” said Spears. Spears said they expect to hire 95 new associates in Knoxville to join their team of 42,630 associates in Tennessee.

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