SAN ANTONIO -

Walmart has announced it will begin hiring the first of about 200 workers for a new store slated to open this fall on San Antonio's South Side.

A temporary hiring center has opened at 1007 Poteet Jourdanton Highway, Suite 125.

Applications will be accepted from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Interested applicants may also apply online.

Through the company's Veterans Welcome Home Commitment, Walmart will offer a job to any qualified veteran who has been honorably discharged within the past 12 months.

The majority of new associates will begin work in August to help prepare the store for its grand opening.