walmart job application first step

Walmart is the world’s leading retailer, employing over 2 million individuals and acquiring more than 4 billion dollars in revenue yearly. Many Walmart stores are open 24/7, requiring staff members to hold multiple positions. Of course, available positions will vary depending on your location and the current needs of the store in your area. We will discuss the main ones in this step by step Walmart job application guide, from cashier and customer care specialist to fraud prevention specialist.

Walmart General Career Information

Given there are over 4,000 stores all over the US including more than 3,200 supercenters of 182,000 square feet, Walmart is permanently looking for new additions to their extensive team. Here’s a comprehensive list of your options when submitting a Walmart job application:

Stores

  • Management jobs
  • Store jobs

Corporate

  • Accounting & finance jobs
  • Administrative & support services jobs
  • Aviation & travel jobs
  • Asset protection jobs
  • Aviation & travel jobs
  • Corporate affairs & communications jobs
  • Customer service & call centers jobs
  • Data analytics & business intelligence jobs
  • Engineering jobs
  • Global investigations & security jobs
  • HR jobs
  • installation, maintenance, & utilities jobs
  • Legal, compliance, & ethics jobs
  • Marketing & customer insights jobs
  • Merchandising & online operations jobs
  • Project & program management jobs
  • Real estate, construction, & store planning jobs
  • Supply chain & logistics jobs
  • Technology & software development jobs

Healthcare

  • Care clinic jobs
  • Corporate healthcare jobs
  • Optical health jobs
  • Pharmacy jobs

Drivers & Distribution Centers

  • Distribution center jobs
  • Driving jobs

Walmart Job Application Guide

The Walmart job application takes between 45 minutes and an hour for the first job if you also need to create an account, but significantly less for the ones you apply afterwards. Of course, this estimate doesn’t take into consideration the assessments some job require. Keep in mind the application cannot be changed after submitting it, so take as long as you need when filling out the form and answering questions if the assessment is not timed.

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  1. Go to the Walmart careers page careers.walmart.com and choose the department you are interested in, then choose a team if applicable or click on “See All Openings”. If you are not sure where you will find the job you are looking for, you can also use the job search pagewalmart merchandising and online operations job description
  2. To see the Walmart jobs available (not Sam’s Club, too), check the appropriate box in the left column. Select the team you want to work in, then choose your location or the state you are willing to relocate to. The job list will be updated in real time with the ones that fit your criteria.
  3. Click on the job you are interested in, read the description, and click on the blue “Apply” button.creating walmart job application account
  4. Create an account by filling out your name and password, select three security questions, then proceed to the actual job application. You can also save the job and apply later on if you want to keep looking for other opportunities.
  5. Answer the pre-interview questions, then upload your resume or fill out a new one. If you choose the latter, fill out your name, address, and contact info, then your education & employment history. walmart application resume
  6. Answer the subsequent questions about your education & work experience, military experience, as well as what your needs might be after employment.
  7. Attach up to 25 files you consider necessary like cover letters, diplomas, references, etc. (this is optional).
  8. Review your Walmart job application – this is the last chance to change any answers you provided. If everything is well, submit it.walmart job application review

 

After submitting your Walmart job application allow 5-10 business days for your application to be processed. If a hiring manager does not contact you after this time, either call or visit your local store and speak with a manager about your application. This shows motivation in going after the things that you want and can better your chances of landing the job.

Walmart Job Openings

Senior Customer Care Agent

If you enjoy working with the public, and are excellent at problem solving, then a supervisory position in the customer care department may be a good fit for you.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise, support, and advise entry-level customer care agents.
  • Provide excellent customer service to Walmart shoppers.
  • Resolve escalated store merchandise, orders, and other issues like debt recovery or out of stock items.
  • Identify common misunderstandings and issues with online orders and customers and find solutions.
  • Enhance customer engagement.

Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • At least 6 months of experience in addressing and responding to customer requests in person or in a contact center.

Working Hours & Salary Information

Walmart’s call center is open 24/7. You will be more likely to get this job if you have open availability. The average rate of pay for this position is $11 – $12 per hour.

Assistant Store Manager

About 75% of those working in management areas at Walmart started off as hourly associates.

Responsibilities

  • Uphold Walmart’s Open Door Policy.
  • Increase sales.
  • Monitor financial performance.
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are being followed by employees.
  • Coach associates on providing excellent customer service.
  • Participate in outreach programs and encourage associates to follow suit.
  • Provide supervision and assistance to associates.

Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Must have either 2+ years of college or 1 year of retail experience and 1 year of supervisory experience or 2 years of work experience and 1 year of supervisory experience.
  • It is preferred that you have 2+ years of work experience in which you had 5 or more responsibilities including mentoring, hiring, firing, and performance management.
  • Must pass a firearms-specific background check and a firearms authorized training if submitting an application for a facility that sells firearms.

Working Hours & Salary Information

Many Walmart stores are open 24/7, therefore you should have open availability to apply for this full time position. Before bonuses and commission Walmart assistant managers make between $47,433 and $50,000 per year.

Cart Attendant & Janitorial Associate

No business would be functional without the custodial staff. If you have a knack for cleaning then Walmart has a job opportunity for you.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with customers, suppliers, and associates.
  • Maintain cleanliness of offices, store, parking lot, and/or warehouse.
  • Keep a list of necessary cleaning materials that are required.
  • Mix cleaning chemicals.
  • Operate a sweeper/scrubber when cleaning floors.
  • Keep soda machines stocked and maintained.

Requirements

In some states the minimum age for this position is 16, in others it is 18. Check with your local Walmart.

Working Hours & Salary Information

You may be required to work varying hours, as many Walmart stores are open 24/7. This position ranges in pay from $8-$15 per hour.

Fraud Prevention Specialist

Unfortunately, every business has to face the reality that things will go missing. Walmart tries to keep their instances of theft down by employing Fraud Prevention Specialists.

Responsibilities:

  • Assure the accuracy of information provided in online orders.
  • Follow company policies and procedures.
  • Complete work duties.
  • Implement variety of web tools and applications to perform fraud review.
  • Use link analysis on fraudulent orders.
  • Contract 3rd party vendors to verify instances of fraud.

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old.
  • PC knowledge.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft products.
  • Understanding of IP/Domain/Proxy information.
  • Fluent in Web searching/researching techniques.

Working Hours & Salary Information:

Walmart’s typical fraud prevention specialists averages a yearly income of $36,958. The official Walmart job application website mentions the starting salary is $15 per hour, non-negotiable.

Additional Information

If you seriously consider a career with Walmart or you submited a Walmart job application and got invited for an interview, you can also look over our  guide to common Walmart job interview questions and their answers.

Walmart Company Hours

Many Walmart stores are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Verify the hours that your local Walmart is open by typing “Walmart” into google.

Walmart Company Contact Details

Visit Walmart.com or contact them by visiting their online help center. Walmart’s customer service number is 1 (800) 925-6278.

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