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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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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.

Click here to see more details and apply.

Lynx City 

Maintenance Technician

FedEx Ground to Hire 400 Team Members

FedEx Ground continues to experience a surge of package volume due to e-commerce growth and is hiring team members in Willington to help continue to power commerce during this time of need. Open positions are for package handlers with growth opportunities to build a great career.

If interested in joining the FedEx Ground team, click here. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age.

Position benefits include:

  • Competitive wages dependent on shift; currently offering additional pay for weekend work
  • Wide range of benefits after a minimum threshold of service, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, holiday pay and tuition reimbursement
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee discounts on cell phone service, groceries, car purchases and more
  • Day and night shifts available

FedEx Ground is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.

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
  • Tips
  • Product Discounts
  • Service Discounts

Send resumes to: contourshairandspa@gmail.com

Click here to visit their website or here to check out their Instagram.

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.”

Quassy Amusement & Waterpark

State officials have informed Quassy Amusement & Waterpark here that the property can open Saturday, June 20, for the 2020 season after the traditional April opening was postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis. The landmark property is currently hiring to fill dozens of positions in a variety of departments for the summer.

Applications are being accepted 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the park’s human resources office, located near the Grand Carousel building in the 20-acre lakeside facility. Quassy is at 2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury.

Those interested may download and complete the employment application at www.quassy.com. The application is located under the Contact Us tab on the jobs page. Interviews may be scheduled by calling the park’s human resources director at 203-758-2913, ext. 130 or by e-mailing george3@quassy.com. You must be at least 16 years of age to apply.

Positions being filled include: grounds, ride safety inspectors, restroom attendants, games, arcade attendants, ride operators, food service, lifeguards, parking, retail sales, customer relations, sales team associate, and guest services representatives.

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!

MUST:

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) 

RESPONSIBILITES:

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.

REQUIRES:

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 thecamperguysct@gmail.com.  Please, no walk-ins at this time

Suburban Sports 

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

They are looking for several people to staff a second shift for light manufacturing, production and packaging.

"We anticipate having this shift for 8-10 months after which time all will be moved to the day shift."

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 ccowles@winterberrygarden.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.

Chick-fil-A Glastonbury

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.

Apply at https://ih-services-inc.epayhire.com/job/182199/building-services-specialist-general-cleaner-1226

Responsibilities

  • Cleaning and restocking restrooms
  • Sweeping, mopping, vacuuming
  • Cleaning break areas (wiping down tables, counters and appliances, etc)
  • Other cleaning duties as needed

Qualifications

  • Must pass drug screen and have reliable transportation
  • A strong work ethic
  • The ability to work alone or within a team is a must.

Compensation: $15.00

Hours: 3 days of 12 hour shifts and a 6 hour shift followed by 3 days off.

Amazon 

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.

HOMECARE PROVIDER

Helping Others to Succeed Inc.

705 North Mountains Road

Newington, CT 06111

Telephone: 860/899-9376

Fax: 860/785-6307

afreeman@hotsabi.com 

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/

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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:

ShopRite Career Center
Price Rite Marketplace Career Center

The Fresh Grocer Career Center

Dearborn Market

Gourmet Garage

Wakefern Careers

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Chittenden Group

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

https://www.chittendengroup.com/

A.R. Mazzotta Staffing Agency

Apply   https://jobs.armazzotta.com/

  • 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

Torrington area

Machine Operators 1st, 2nd, 3rd shifts

Assembler 1st, 2nd, 3rd shifts

Warehouse 1st shift

Middletown area

  • CNC machinist

Branford area

  • Mechanical assemblers
  • Inventory
  • Office Manager

Wallingford area

  • Executive Secretary
  • Customer Service Representatives for May start

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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 judy.lopez@randstadusa.com.

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!

Website: https://www.expresspros.com/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExpressProsMeridenCT 

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 >>

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