Date:October 11, 2010
Contact:Public Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Hiring Event Being Held in Lake Charles for Oil Spill Clean-Up Jobs
Applications accepted through Oct. 15

LAKE CHARLES – A hiring event is currently being held through Friday, Oct. 15, to recruit qualified Louisiana applicants for oil spill clean-up jobs in the Lake Charles area.

The event is from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily at the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Calcasieu Business and Career Solutions Center, 4250 5th Ave. in Lake Charles.

Positions are available for laborers, safety specialists and foremen/supervisors. Applicants must be Louisiana residents and have 40-hour Hazwoper certification, with TWIC cards and confined space training a plus.

Hourly wages, depending on experience, will be $12.50 for laborers; $20 - $24 for safety specialists; and $14 - $16 for foremen/supervisors. Assignments will be for six to nine months, working 12 hours per day, seven days a week.

Applicants should apply in person and must bring proof of Hazwoper certification and valid identification and Social Security card.

For more information, qualified applicants should contact the Calcasieu Business and Career Solutions Center at 337-475-4900.

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

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