Walmart hiring at Sterling Distribution Center, starting at $17.85 an hour


A Walmart logo is attached to the outside of a Walmart store, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in Walpole, Mass. Walmart is going back to its folksy hunting heritage and getting rid of anything that’s not related to a hunting rifle after two mass shootings in its stores in one week left 24 people dead in August of 2019. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

STERLING, Ill. (WTVO) — Walmart will be holding a hiring event to fill 100 positions at its distribution center in Sterling, with a starting wage of $17.85 an hour.

Late shifts could earn up to $19.60 an hour, the company said Thursday.

The Sterling center serves 146 Walmart stores and 30 Sam’s Club stores throughout the region.

The hiring event will take place Thursday, September 19th at 23769 Mathew Road between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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“Through our vast national network, which includes Walmart distribution centers, e-commerce facilities, more than 4,700 Walmart stores and a world-class transportation fleet, we’re seeing continued growth in ways that few companies can,” said Greg Smith, EVP, Walmart U.S. Supply Chain. “As we continue to invest in the supply chain of the future, we are expanding our ability to serve customers by ensuring we have the right people in place.”


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