Date:April 30, 2010
Contact:Public Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Louisiana Workforce Commission Taking Applications in New Orleans Region

NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) will begin taking applications tomorrow for Advanced Industrial Services/GCPG Services International, which is hiring 500 people for clean up related to the Gulf oil spill.

Applications will be taken on Saturday, May 1, from 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. at JOB1 Business and Career Solutions Center, 2330 Canal Street in New Orleans. For more information on Saturday, applicants can call the Canal Street center directly at 504-658-4500.

On Monday, May 3, through Friday, May 7, applications will continue to be taken at the Canal Street Center and these additional nine locations in the region from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.:

8201 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette

1112 Engineers Road, Belle Chasse

316 E. Howze Beach Lane, Slidell

1900 Lafayette Street, Gretna

1803 Airline Drive, Metairie

3520 General DeGaulle Drive, Algiers

975 Cambridge Drive, LaPlace

737 Paul Mallard Road (Suite 2A), Luling

2289 Texas Street, Lutcher

Beginning Monday, May 3, job seekers can get more information on the week’s events by calling 1-877-529-6751.

The company will be hiring for general labor, crew leader, site supervisor, site safety representative and lead safety representative positions. Duties include debris removal and placing protective barriers along shorelines and beaches.

Job seekers must be at least 18 years old and have their own transportation. Applicants must be available to work seven days a week and will live in a shared hotel environment.

Workforce Commission services are offered at no cost to employers and participating job seekers.

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