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Riverhead Walmart to hire 85 workers

Walmart plans to hire 85 additional employees to

Walmart plans to hire 85 additional employees to work at its Riverhead store and is accepting applications. (May 30, 2013) (Credit: Getty Images)

Walmart plans to hire 85 additional employees to work at its Riverhead store, which is preparing to move to a new, larger location early next year, the company said.

The company is accepting applications for both full- and part-time positions between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. at its current location, 765 Old Country Rd.

Most of the new hires will begin work by mid-November to prepare the larger 145,000-square-foot store for its grand re-opening. The new store will be located at 1880 Old Country Rd. in Riverhead.

Applicants also can apply online at http://careers.walmart.com.

Through Walmart’s Veterans Welcome Home Commitment program, the company said it will offer a job to any qualified veteran who has been honorably discharged within the past 12 months. Interested veterans can learn more about the program at http://walmartcareerswithamission.com.

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