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TIGARD, Ore. -- Walmart is hiring approximately 600 new employees for two stores scheduled to open this summer in Sherwood and Tigard.

A temporary hiring center has opened at 13990 SW. Galbreath Drive for the Sherwood Walmart Supercenter. Applications will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday.

In Tigard, a hiring center has been set up at 10120 SW. Hall Blvd., Suite 104. Applications will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Interested applicants may also apply online. Both stores will be hiring full- and part-time associates.

We are excited to bring a one-stop shopping option along with additional jobs to the community, said Tigard store manager Dion Hess. Walmart will offer a job to any qualified veteran who has been honorably discharged within the past 12 months. Interested veterans may find out more at http://walmartcareerswithamission.com.

I look forward to meeting candidates who are interested in building a career with Walmart, said Sherwood store manager Scot Gavic.

The majority of the new workers will begin in July to help prepare the stores for their grand openings.

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