YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. -

Walmart announced today it will be hiring about 80 people to work at a relocating Walmart slated to open this summer in Yucca Valley.  

Those interested can complete applications at one of the three hiring kiosks inside the current store. Interested applicants may also apply online at careers.walmart.com.  

According to store manager Milagros Robinson, the store will be hiring both full- and part-time workers. "We are excited to expand the Walmart in Yucca Valley and bring good jobs with great career opportunities to the area," said Robinson.

Walmart's full-time hourly wage in California is $12.93 per hour.

The majority of new hires will begin work in May to help prepare the store for its grand re-opening.

The new store will be located at 58501 Twentynine Palms Highway.