Shawnee, Kan., Walmart to bring 200 jobs

SHAWNEE, Kan. - More jobs will be coming to the Shawnee, Kan., area as Walmart said it will bring more than 200 jobs to staff the store's new location.

The store broke ground back in January and will be located at 5701 Silverheel St., near the corner of Johnson Drive and Kansas Highway 7.

Walmart Store Manager Michele Edwards told the Shawnee dispatch the store will be hiring both full and part-time employees.

In June, Shawnee had an unemployment rate of 4.2 percent, the second lowest among Kansas' 16 largest cities.

Applications for the new store will be accepted Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

You can also apply online at or by calling 913-422-2025.

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