As the coronavirus impacts businesses across Connecticut, some employees are being displaced. However, not all companies are experiencing a work stoppage.
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The Home Depot announced it is hiring more than 330 retail positions at stores throughout Hartford.
The home improvement retailer has both full-time and part-time positions in customer service, overnight freight and filling online and curbside orders.
Workforce Alliance Virtual Hiring Series
Virtual Hiring Events are hosted and moderated by Workforce Alliance Business Services Specialists with Hiring Representatives LIVE from each company. Following an overview of vacancies offered, Hiring Representatives will share information about the hiring process and answer questions from job seekers.
Full schedule and registration details are posted here: https://www.workforcealliance.biz/recruiting-and-hiring/
Wed. Oct. 21 and Wed. Oct. 28 from 10-11 a.m. FedEx is hiring Warehouse Package Handlers (up to $15/hour) for its Middletown, CT Hub.
Mon. Oct 26 from 10-11 a.m. Amazon is hiring Warehouse Associates and Lift Operators (up to $15/hour) in its North Haven, Wallingford, and Cromwell locations.
Tues. Oct. 27 from 10-11 a.m. Aerotek is hiring Call Center Representatives in North Haven.
Wed. Nov. 4 from 10-11 a.m. Clarity Output Solutions is hiring for multiple positions at its Stratford, facility including Cutter Operator, Bindery Operator, Inserter Operator, Production Helper, TipOn Operator, Digital Press Helper, Sitcker Operator, Quality Control, and Warehouse Clerk.
Tues. Nov. 10 from 1-2 p.m. Marrakech is hiring FT and PT Program Counselors, Group Home Managers; Support Staff at multiple CT locations.
Wed. Nov. 11 from 1-2 p.m. The Village at Mariner’s Point (Benchmark) is hiring C.N.A.’s; Housekeeping; Dining; Maintenance; Universal Workers at its East Haven independent senior living facility.
Tues. Nov. 17 from 10-11 a.m. Chapel Haven is recruiting for a Business and Community Relations Specialist; Employment Specialist; Job Coach; Temporary Cook at its New Haven day and residential facility for individuals with developmental and social disabilities.
The Virtual Hiring series is part of the “Fight COVID with a Career” initiative. In addition to hosting these events, Workforce Alliance is recruiting employers to be reimbursed up to 75% of wages for providing on-the-job training to new hires in full-time, permanent positions filled by those displaced by COVID-related closures or layoffs. Additional hiring events will be scheduled.
Interested employers should contact Workforce Alliance’s Business Services Coordinator Wanda Lary at 203-867-4030 x 254. Eligible candidates may include dislocated workers, low income adults or young adults not connected to work or school. On-the-Job training and work experience/internships for those impacted by COVID should complete before the end of 2020. Disaster relief and humanitarian jobs may go to June 2021. All business services are listed at www.workforcealliance.biz/business-services.
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service and Its Franchisees Expect to Hire 22,000 for 2020–2021 Tax Season
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® announced today that it and its independently owned and operated franchisees expect to hire a total of 22,000 employees at nearly 6,000 locations nationwide to support the anticipated increase in tax preparation assistance for the 2020–2021 tax season.* Jackson Hewitt and its franchisees will be participating in two National Hiring Weeks during the weeks of October 26 and November 16, 2020.
Jackson Hewitt and its franchisees are hiring for a variety of positions, including temporary and seasonal positions in tax preparation, client support, and similar roles. During the two National Hiring Weeks, Jackson Hewitt and its franchisees will be conducting on-the-spot interviews and extending offers to qualified candidates. Both candidates with tax preparation background and those who are looking to start a new career are welcome to apply. Jackson Hewitt and its franchisees provide extensive training to ensure their Tax Pros are prepared to assist clients when it comes time to file taxes
Candidates interested in becoming a Jackson Hewitt Tax Pro can choose to take the Jackson Hewitt Fundamentals of Tax Preparation Course** to learn how to prepare taxes from experienced tax professionals and determine if tax preparation is right for them. Course graduates will receive a certificate of completion and may earn IRS continuing education credit.*** Courses are offered in-person, virtually, or online to accommodate all schedules.****
To learn more about seasonal and full-time employment opportunities, or enroll in tax education training, visit jacksonhewitt.com/tax-preparation-classes. Interested applicants are invited to find a nearby office at https://bit.ly/34VSkq1.
* Most Jackson Hewitt locations are owned and operated by independent franchisees who are independent employers that set their own employment policies and practices. Franchisees are the exclusive employer of their employees and as such are solely responsible for all employment related matters and decisions in their locations. Jackson Hewitt does not control the independent franchisees’ employment policies and practices and does not employ those working at franchised locations. Jackson Hewitt and its franchisees are equal opportunity employers committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. Most offices are independently owned and operated.
**Enrollment in, or completion of, the Jackson Hewitt Fundamentals of Tax Preparation Course is neither an offer nor a guarantee of employment. Additional training, experience, or skills may be required.
****May require on-site attendance and is not available in all states.
For the bus driver role we offer competitive wages, a sign on bonus for drivers that are fully licensed and paid CDL training for bus drivers who are not yet licensed. We also have competitive wages for monitors and offer training so prior experience isn’t necessary. Each location has different offerings, if interested click the link and select the location closest to you for specific details!
Locations hiring: Chester, New Haven, East Hartford, Bristol, Stamford and Bethel
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Clarity Output Solutions
Clarity Output Solutions, an innovative and cutting edge printing facility in Stratford, CT, is hiring for multiple shifts and multiple positions. Prior production/warehouse experience is a plus but not required. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. This is a great opportunity to earn extra money during the holiday season.
Apply in person at our Drive-in Job Fair on Wednesday, October 21st, 11:00am - 12:00pm, Clarity Output Solutions, 860 Honeyspot Road, Stratford, CT 06115. Masks required. OR apply online on our career page at Clarity Software Solutions. Email: HRDept@clarityssi.com for more information.
Please see positions available below:
- Cutter Operator
- Bindery Operator
- Inserter Operator
- Production Helper
- TipOn Operator
- Digital Press Helper
- Sticker Operator
- Quality Control
- Warehouse Clerk (Forklift Certified)
Clarity is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s
Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s is gearing up for the holiday season across America, hiring 7,000 seasonal team members at a National Hiring Day event on Thursday, October 15. Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s in Bridgeport and East Hartford, CT are in search of 60 candidates for positions in several retail departments.
Interested candidates can apply in advance by visiting basspro.com/careers. Walk-ins also are welcome with on-site interviews. All applicants must be at least 18 years old.
Best Buy will host a job fair in September and October. Head here for more details.
The Fresh Market is holding a national holiday hiring event for seasonal and part-time team members. The event will take place at all 159 store locations on October 2nd from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM and on October 3rd from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, with qualified applicants receiving on-the-spot interviews.
The Fresh Market is looking to add approximately 1,500 team members for the holiday season across the company. Candidates are encouraged to apply online at The Fresh Market’s website before attending the hiring event so specific interview times can be scheduled, but walk-ins will be accepted as well. All stores will be following proper safety protocols related to COVID-19 during the interviews including social distancing and wearing a face covering.
FedEx expects to add more than 70,000 seasonal positions throughout our network to help deliver the holidays this year, including more than 1,300 people at our FedEx Ground facilities in the Hartford area.
Open positions are available for package handlers, many of which may become full-time job opportunities as demand for our services grows and our networks expand.
Macy’s is hiring more than 1,400 full-time and part-time seasonal colleagues during the holiday season, at Macy’s Cheshire Fulfillment Center, to assist with customer orders placed online at macys.com or through Macy’s mobile app during the holiday season. Multiple shifts and flexible schedules are available for warehouse colleagues, forklift drivers and more positions.
A hiring event will be held on September 22 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Macy’s Cheshire Fulfillment Center
475 Knotter Dr.
Cheshire, CT 06410
Candidates can apply and discover opportunities 24/7 nationwide by visiting macysJOBS.com. Prior to the hiring event on September 22nd candidates are encouraged to submit applications online to receive a response via email.
New Haven Police
New Haven Police are currently recruiting officers. Police officer job applications are now available online here.
Applications must be completed and submitted online by Friday, September 11, 2020.
Fairfield Police Department
Fairfield Police Department is currently recruiting for Entry Level and Certified Police Officers.
Applicants who are certified police officers must be in good standing with their respective agencies. The Town of Fairfield is participating in the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association’s testing consortium as an initial screening for application.
Click here for complete details on the qualifications, benefits and to apply. The deadline to apply for the position is Feb. 27, 2021.
Amazon Logistics Opens Wallingford, CT Delivery Station
Amazon’s new delivery station at 425 S. Cherry Street in Wallingford will officially open for business this week and welcome associates inside the 84,000 square-foot building to celebrate its Day One of operation.
It creates more than 150 full and part-time associate jobs, all paying at least $15.00 per hour, in addition to hundreds of driver opportunities for Amazon’s Delivery Service Partners and Amazon Flex drivers.
For more information about open positions, visit https://www.amazon.jobs/
Newington Parks and Grounds Division
Seasonal Park staff are needed for fall employment! All applicants should be at least 18 years of age with a valid Connecticut driver’s license. They will be required to perform a variety of tasks which may include the use of hand tools, power equipment, such as string trimmers, leaf blowers and mowers, picking up litter and assisting in athletic field maintenance. The hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The salary range is from $11.75 to $15.75 per hour.
The Newington Parks and Recreation Department is also recruiting for Part-Time Groundskeepers to work 19 hours per week from August to November as a Cemetery Worker or Gardener. This position works Monday through Friday with flexible hours. The salary range is from $11.25 to $11.75 per hour.
All applicants must fill out a Town of Newington employment application, which is available online here or at the Newington Parks and Recreation office. For more information please contact the Newington Parks and Recreation Office at 860-665-8666.
L.L. Bean is hiring for several positions including seasonal, manufacturing, call center, and fulfillment. There are positions available in Danbury, New Haven, and South Windsor. You can see the open positions here.
Big Y Foods will open a hiring site to fill over 100 part-time and full-time positions available at its Simsbury location in, CT. The hiring site will be held: 1285 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury CT. The site will be open September 15th through October 10th and follow strict safety requirements: wear a mask, complete a questionnaire upon arrival, have your temperature taken.
Hours: Tuesday 9:00am – 5:00pm / Wednesday 9:00am – 5:00pm / Thursday 9:00am – 7:00pm / Friday 9:00am – 5:00 pm / Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm
LONGHINI SAUSAGE is a long-time New Haven specialty manufacturer of all natural Italian sausages and other specialties. We have recently launched an all new organic product line, and, as we continue to grow, our production is increasing and we need you!
If you know FOOD PRODUCTION, great!
Actually, if you know production of any product and love great food, we'd like to talk.
Our production facility is looking for a long term relationship with the right 2nd shift Supervisor. For a great opportunity to grow with this company, we are seeking:
- A production professional with solid experience including savvy on the computers that drive the machinery
- Supervisory experience
- Bi-lingual Spanish
- A big plus would be food-related experience - temperature and critical controls
- Great future opportunity in this long-standing but rapidly growing company.
- Salary commensurate with experience.
Competitive Salary + Benefits + 401K.
Send resume and short cover letter to: LonghiniSausage@gmail.com
Foley in Hartford is hiring
They are currently looking for a customer service representative and a B2B Inside Sales Representative.
Learn more at their website.
Rebel Dog Coffee Co.
Rebel Dog Coffee Co. is looking for employees to join their team as morning line cooks.
The openings are primarily for the Farmington location. Weekday and weekend AM availability is required.
Bob’s Stores, SDI LLC is hiring
- Accepting applications for Warehouse workers in Meriden
- Picking, packing, put away
- Two shifts 6 am – 2:30 pm or 7 am – 3:30 pm
- Seasonal, may lead to FT position
- Must use RF gun
- Some use of ladders
- Standing / walking
- Good communication
- Able to work independently
- Some heavy lifting
Please apply at Bob’s Stores, 160 Corporate Court, Meriden CT 06450.
Contours Hair and Spa in Bloomfield
Contours Hair and Spa is hiring talented Hair Stylists, Nail Technicians and Massage Therapists.
The are part and full time positions available. Services include hair, nails, spa and massage. We have a full-time, dedicated staff to facilitate calls, phone consultations, and client scheduling. Our stand-alone building is over 4,000 square feet, with ample parking; conveniently located in Bloomfield, just minutes from 91.
Contours Hair and Spa opffers:
- Flex Days
- Part time & Full Time Positions
- Paid Vacation
- Ongoing Education
- Retail Commission
- Service Commission
- Product Discounts
- Service Discounts
Send resumes to: email@example.com
City Snippers -- 138 Broad Street, Meriden
City Snippers is looking for help as soon as possible.
There are openings for: stylists, chair rentals, private room rentals ideal for estheticians, massage therapist, nails any business that would complement the Beauty Salon.
McDonald's hiring 2,300 local employees this summer
McDonald’s and its independent franchisees across Connecticut are expecting to hire approximately 2,385 local restaurant employees this busy summer season.
Job seekers can visit McDonalds.com/careers to learn more and apply to a restaurant near them, or text ‘worksforme’ to 36453 to start an application via text.”
The Camper Guys LLC
The locally owned business with a good reputation for quality customer service and integrity. Our employees help us earn and keep this distinction.
We are accepting applications for a 32-40 hour per week RV Service Technician positions. Will consider part time hours for well qualified candidate.
Your work week will be M, T, Th, F 9 - 6, with 1 Saturday per month in June, July & August. These are seasonal positions, but our season runs long.
Our Service Techs are"Jack of all Trades" due to the type of services we perform. Handyman skills a plus!
Have mechanical experience; Be positive and happy to work; Be an independent thinker/self-starter; Be able to work unsupervised; Be a good communicator; Have hauling experience; Like a fast paced and diverse workday (multitasking required)
Camper & Trailer diagnosis and repair - including electrical, LP, domestic water, carpentry, rubber roof installations/repairs, brakes, wheel bearings, and more; Hitch Installation and wiring; Hauling & set-up of campers; Communicating with customers.
Some heavy lifting; the use of a variety of hand & power tools; and no fear of ladders/heights. Good driving record; and reliable transportation to work each day.
NOTE: We do not perform engine service on campers. We are NOT looking for auto mechanics.
COMPENSATION: Depends on experience.
EMAIL: Resume and wage requirement to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, no walk-ins at this time
Located in Berlin, the company is looking to fill positions for sales and service.
- $15/hr+ for trained & qualified applicants, benefits & compensation commensurate with experience & recommendations
- Some on-the-job training available for applicants with related interests & skills.
One can apply in person or their website by clicking here.
Water Wizards Irrigation LLC
The company is looking to hire CT J3 and J4 plumbing license holders and gifted people with an irrigation background that are willing to learn to train and learn the trade.
Most of the work will be done outside of one's property but may enter a house or basement. The company follows Connecticut's health officials guidelines. If an employee feels sick then they will be asked to stay home for the time being. Employees will wear gloves and a face mask when they enter a house.
For more info, click here or call (860) 871-1614.
Connecticut Clean Room Corp.
Connecticut Clean Room Corp. is located in downtown Bristol.
They have been in business for over 40 years supporting the medical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor industries to name a few, with products they need to conduct their business. They also convert clean fabric and make cut it into wipes of many sizes as well as convert “cleanroom” paper into documentation paper used in critical environments
We have immediate openings for 4-5 individuals for a second shift. The positions involve light manufacturing, production and packaging.
These are full time positions with benefits.
Apply in person at 32 Valley Street in Bristol.
Job Openings at the Community Renewal Team (CRT)
The Community Renewal Team (CRT), a not-for-profit agency in Hartford, is currently seeking to fill several open positions across the agency.
CRT has jobs in the following areas:
- Clinical Services - Clinician II
- Early Care and Education (Preschool) – Teacher Assistants
- Facilities – Maintenance Workers
- Nutrition Department – Program Manager; Nutrition Manager; and Substitute Drivers (Part-Time) for Meals on Wheels
- The Retreat, CRT's Assisted-Living Facility for seniors – Dining Room Coordinator; Food Service Assistant; and Community Protection Coordinator
- Veterans and Homeless Shelters – Case Manager; and Residential Aide
If you or someone you know may be interested, please apply now on CRT's website: http://www.crtct.org/en/careers/crt-careers
The Winterberry Group
The Winterberry Group, New England’s largest landscape company, is immediately hiring field crew workers for the 2020 season. Winterberry is one of the few firms in the area hiring during a time when most of the state is shut down and unemployment levels are at their highest in recent history.
A total of 30 roles are to be filled within the upcoming months at the Southington-based company. A virtual job fair will be held on Tuesday, April 24 from 1pm - 6pm, where hiring managers will be able to interview potential candidates remotely through Zoom. Interested candidates should contact Chelsea Cowles at email@example.com to schedule an interview.
Winterberry is offering competitive wages and signing bonuses for those that qualify. Some of the available positions include: Driver - CDL, Irrigation Service Technician, Commercial Landscape Labor, Foreman - Mason, Irrigation Crewmember, Planting Crew, Cashier, and more. No experience is necessary for some positions.
Apply at cfaglastonbury.hrmdirect.com
IH Services, Inc.
We staff janitorial/facilities maintenance in North Haven, CT. We’re ramping up to continue disinfecting and cleaning during this difficult time. I’m hoping you can help us and point us in the direction of job seekers.
- Cleaning and restocking restrooms
- Sweeping, mopping, vacuuming
- Cleaning break areas (wiping down tables, counters and appliances, etc)
- Other cleaning duties as needed
- Must pass drug screen and have reliable transportation
- A strong work ethic
- The ability to work alone or within a team is a must.
Hours: 3 days of 12 hour shifts and a 6 hour shift followed by 3 days off.
Amazon announced Thursday it is adding 75,000 additional new roles across the country to meet surges in demand. 1,400 of those roles will be in Connecticut.
The company has already hired more than 1,600 employees in the state, as part of its original initiative to create more than 100,000 new full and part-time jobs across the U.S. in response to COVID-19.
According to officials, positions start with minimum pay of $17 per hour through the end of April, which is an increase of $2 per hour since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, and come with the company’s industry-leading health benefits on day one, including 2x base pay for overtime and paid time off (PTO) benefits for regular part-time and seasonal employees.
Interested candidates can apply here.
The Bridge Family Center
Accepting applications for full and part-time Youth Workers in our Residential homes located West Hartford, Southington, Wolcott, and Harwinton.
To apply, click here.
Connecticut National Guard
For more information on hiring details, click here.
Helping Others to Succeed Inc.
705 North Mountains Road
Newington, CT 06111
Caps & Dampers, Your Chimney Solution
Caps & Dampers is looking for experienced masons in the Hartford area.
The qualified candidate must be reliable and always on-time, positive
attitude, valid driver’s license and able to pass a background check.
We offer competitive pay and paid time off.
The position requires strenuous work in varying weather conditions,
the ability to follow verbal and written instructions and the ability
to perform all job duties safely and efficiently.
OSHA certification is preferred.
If you are interested in applying you can visit their website here.
Bozzuto's is hiring
Bozzuto's Inc. is running its food distribution operations 24/7
With so many stores and restaurants closed due to COVID-19, there is one major player who has put out the help wanted sign -- no surprise they are ones charged with trying to stock your grocery store shelves. Cheshire based Bozzuto's Inc. says they are running their food distribution warehouses 24/7 and looking for extra support. Scott Grove, the vice president for human resources at Bozzuto's said, "We need help in our warehouse, we need diesel techs, we need marketing people." The 75-year old grocery service giant also praised their current workforce that is feverishly trying to keep up with demand.
Community Renewal Team
The Community Renewal Team is now looking for drivers to help deliver meals to home-bound seniors. This job will pay on a per diem basis, and the ideal candidate will need to work in the mornings. If you are interested in applying you can go to their website here: https://www.crtct.org/en/
Wakefern and its cooperative members are looking for prospective associates who demonstrate a true commitment to customer service and teamwork.
Individuals interested in joining the team are encouraged to visit:
We are an insurance agency in Naugatuck and looking to fill a customer service rep position in our employee benefits department. This role would include helping our clients with their group medical insurance plans. Someone with experience would be ideal but really just trying to find someone competent and willing to train them.
Looking for a customer service representative in its employee benefits department
A.R. Mazzotta Staffing Agency
- Service is no cost
- Phone and video/webcam interviews providing safe social distancing
Job openings today – immediate need
Old Saybrook area
- Packers 1st, 2nd, 3rd shift openings
- Machine operators – entry level and experienced
- Janitor 1st, 2nd shifts
Machine Operators 1st, 2nd, 3rd shifts
Assembler 1st, 2nd, 3rd shifts
Warehouse 1st shift
- CNC machinist
- Mechanical assemblers
- Office Manager
- Executive Secretary
- Customer Service Representatives for May start
Gems Sensors & Controls
Gems Sensors is hiring for temporary assemblers and manufacturers in order to increase production of essential technologies.
Gems Sensors & Controls https://www.gemssensors.com/ designs and manufactures a broad portfolio of sensors and controls that are an essential part of the infrastructure required to sustain our utilities, national security, and medical industries. We are committed to the health and safety of our employees while delivering vital products and services to our customers. For more information please contact our staffing partner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stop and Shop to hire 5,000 in Connecticut, surrounding states
Stop & Shop announced today that it will be hiring at least 5,000 new associates for regular part-time positions in its stores, distribution centers and delivery operations across New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
These positions will provide support for customers at a time when our communities need it most. They will also create new professional opportunities for many across the region whose jobs have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Complete information and a link to apply for open positions can be found at https://stopandshop.com/our-careers/.
Express Employment Professionals is hiring
Express Employment Professionals is a staffing agency with locations in Meriden, CT and East Hartford, CT. We work with essential companies all around Connecticut who are hiring for all types of positions. They are currently looking for machinists, warehouse workers, forklift drivers, assemblers, call center workers, CDL and Non-CDL Drivers, Electronic Testers, Solderers and Bookkeepers – just to name a few! We have both temporary and permanent positions available.
They are conducting phone interviews and doing all paperwork online to keep our staff and associates safe. If interested, you can call them at 203-235-5627 to set up a phone interview. Express Employment Professionals looks forward to hearing from anyone in need of a job and hope to help keep CT working!
Dymax is hiring
Dymax Corporation is a manufacturer of advanced light-curable adhesives, coatings, oligomers, light-curing equipment, and fluid dispense systems that work together to optimize assembly processes. The company serves the needs of the medical, electronic, optical, aerospace, automotive, appliance, metal finishing, and alternative energy markets worldwide.
They are located in Torrington CT, and we are looking for Full-time permanent staff to join our first and second shift operations. For more information, potential candidates should go to https://dymax.com/careers/job-listings/
CVS Health to Hire 50,000 in Response to Pandemic
CVS Health has plans to immediately fill 50,000 full-time, part-time and temporary roles across the country. Roles include store associates, home delivery drivers, distribution center employees and member/customer service professionals. The company will utilize a technology-enabled hiring process that includes virtual job fairs, virtual interviews and virtual job tryouts. Many roles will be filled by existing CVS Health clients who have had to furlough workers, including Hilton and Marriott.
Dollar General is hiring
Dollar General has announced it will double its hiring rate and hire up to 50,000 new employees to keep up with the demand for household essentials during the coronavirus pandemic.
“We are proud to serve as one of America’s essential retailers, and we believe our customers are relying on us now more than ever to provide an affordable, convenient retail option,” said Kathy Reardon, Dollar General’s senior vice president and chief people officer in a statement. “The Dollar General family continues to do its part in helping our customers and neighbors during these unprecedented times.
Walmart is currently hiring for all positions on all shifts.
Walmart says it knows a lot of people have been impacted by the business closures of this crisis, but their company is a family.
If you’re looking for a job serving the community, both permanent and temporary positions are available. Click here to apply.
Westaff is hiring
Westaff is a full service staffing company with offices in Meriden and East Hartford. They are currently hiring for warehouse and manufacturing positions. Click here for details >>