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Wal-Mart To Begin Hiring in North Idaho

POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Wal-Mart officials say they will begin hiring about 600 workers for jobs at two stores in northern Idaho.

Officials say the hiring process for the Post Falls store will begin Monday and for the Hayden store on July 5.

The hiring center for both stores will be in Post Falls, where job seekers can fill out an application starting Monday.

The Post Falls store is scheduled to open Aug. 18, and the store in Hayden about a month later.

Company spokesman Josh Phair tells the Coeur d'Alene Press that the Hayden store will hire between 300 and 350 workers, and the Post Falls store 250 to 300. Phair says the ratio of full time and part time jobs hasn't been determined.

The company says the average wage for a full-time Wal-Mart employee in Idaho is $11.41 per hour.

      
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