It's official. Walmart will be open for business this fall in San Ramon as the hiring processes commence.
Taking over the vacant building where Le Asia used to be, the mass superstore hopes to attract people to apply to the new positions available.
A temporary hiring center has been opened to assist with the general hiring process.
"We are excited to add this Walmart Neighborhood Market to San Ramon and bring good jobs with career opportunities in the area," said Balthazar Garcia, Walmart San Ramon's Store Manager.
Country Club Village has had businesses come and go, including crumbling big box store Albertson's — traffic also increased during that time, making the location a bustling hub of shoppers.
"When Walmart in Pleasanton moved in, we saw a change with the homes' value. More people are in need of jobs, and more jobs means people will need a place to live," said Ramon Conception, of Better Homes and Garden Tri-Valley Realty.
The new jobs that Walmart will be providing also come with an affordable benefit plan including medical insurance, 401(k) contributions of up to 6 percent of pay, t on general merchandise, Associate Stock Purchase Program, and company-paid life insurance.
In addition, eligible associates receive a quarterly incentive based on store performance. Garcia said associates are needed to work in all areas of the new store, including supervisory positions.
Regardless of ongoing resistence to the new chain store's arrival, —a growing number of stores that continues to permeate local neighborhoods.
"Either way," Conception adds, "it will be a positive effect for the community."
Interested applicants can go to the new hiring location at 9110 Alcosta Boulevard, Suite H in San Ramon, between 8-6pm or apply online at their website.
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