Looking to pick up some extra cash over the holidays? Walmart may have a solution for you.

Walmart holds a hiring event at its Raymond distribution center on Wednesday and Thursday as part of the retailer's plan to hire 20,000 permanent supply chain associates across the country.

New Hampshire has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country at 2.9%

Supply chain associate positions include lift drivers, order-fillers, shipping loaders, power equipment operators, diesel technicians and drivers. The event will take place at Walmart's distribution center on Freetown Road from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Applicants can also TEXT 240240 to apply by phone each day.

All the positions are considered full time and pay an  average hourly rate of $20.37. Benefits are available including medical, vision and dental insurance, 401(k) matching, paid time off, a quarterly incentive program and access to a college degree through Walmart’s Live Better U (LBU)

“Whether customers are shopping in stores or online, they are relying on Walmart Supply Chain now more than ever for the necessary items they need every day.” Karisa Sprague, Senior Vice President, People, Supply Chain, Walmart U.S said in a statement. “Walmart’s more than two million associates are residents, neighbors, friends and family members in thousands of communities across the globe and we work to strengthen local communities through job creation, as well as our retail business and community giving.”

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