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Urban League Of Greater Hartford Employment Empowerment Expo & Career Fair

ULGH's 21st Annual Employment Empowerment Expo & Career Fair will be held Wednesday, May 12 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The free event will offer the option to attend virtually, or in-person. Attendees are urged to register early at this link: https://bit.ly/ulgh2021careerfair 

Location: Swift Factory 10 Love Lane in Hartford’s North End.

Participating companies represent the following industries:

  • Financial services
  • Healthcare
  • Technology
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Transportation, and more

Some companies will be conducting on-site hiring.

Both in-person and online participants are highly encouraged to dress in professional business attire and have an updated resume ready to hand out or send via email, upon request.

“We want every job seeker – from entry-level to experienced professional – to feel empowered to obtain equitable, secure, gainful employment in their desired job or industry,” explains David Hopkins, President, and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Hartford, whose programs and operations impact more than 3,000 individuals and their families every year in the areas of youth development, adult education, workforce development, housing, health equity, and social justice.

Companies interested in sponsorship opportunities or in hosting an employee resource table should contact Yvonne Matthews, ULGH Workforce Manager, at 860-728-4278 or ymatthews@ulgh.org.

MARC, Inc. of Manchester hosts job fair

MARC, Inc. is hosting a job fair for direct care professionals on May 5 from 11 a.m - 2 p.m. at 151 Sheldon Road in Manchester.

Jobs start at $14.75 per hour with all shifts available. They will conduct on-the-stop interviews and no experience is needed.

Contact Shannon or Sara at 860-646-5718 for any questions.

T Mobile virtual Job fair May 5

 T Mobile will be hosting a virtual job fair for T-Mobile representatives in areas without retail locations on May 5th from 11 to 6 PM ET where they can learn more about these new positions.

https://www.t-mobile.com/careers/hometown-experts

McDonald's

Local franchisees and McDonald’s company restaurants expect to hire approximately 2074 restaurant employees in Connecticut, including 77 in Hartford

Job seekers can visit McDonalds.com/careers to learn more and apply to a restaurant near them, or text ‘apply’ to 36453 to start an application via text.

Track 23 clothing store

Track 23 is hiring in downtown Hartford and Buckland Hills Mall. The manager is Jarone Wilson he can be reached at 860-560-9581

Newington Parks & Recreation Part Time Athletic Organizer Positions

The Newington Parks and Recreation Department is actively recruiting part time recreation leaders, physical education teachers, athletes, and organizers.

The hourly pay may also include incentive bonuses for those programs that generate major revenues.

The Town of Newington Employment Application can be found here.

Applications can be mailed to the Newington Parks and Recreation Department at 200 Garfield Street, emailed to parksandrec@newingtonct.gov, faxed to 860-665-8739, or by calling the office at 860-665-8666 for in person drop off.

For more information, contact the Newington Parks and Recreation office at 860-665-8666.

East Hartford Parks and Recreation lifeguards, other staff members

The East Hartford Parks and Recreation Department is looking to hire 30 new certified lifeguards and swim instructors. 

Lifeguard applicants must be at least 15 years old and have current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding OR be able to successfully complete a course prior to the start of the summer season.  Lifeguards are assigned to one of the town’s pools, and typically work a varied schedule including nights and weekends.  The starting rate for a certified lifeguard this summer will be $13.25 per hour.

You can learn more here.

The Parks and Rec department also estimates a need to hire an additional 15-20 new employees this year to work at various camp sites, parks, and facilities throughout town such as camp counselors and park rangers. You can learn more on their website.

Wagtime Play & Stay

Wagtime Play & Stay is currently interviewing for full and part time positions for room attendants, dog walkers, and kennel attendants.  

Qualified candidates must have two years prior animal experience. (dog daycare, vet office, animal shelter or rescue, etc), and should expect to walk 6000 to 10000 steps per day. 

They offer flexible hours, great pay and a fun work environment.

Duties include but not limited to:

Monitoring dogs inside and outside while in group play

Cleaning up constantly

Feeding and walking

Taking care of overnight boarding dogs

Due to the need to socially distance, we are screening all qualified applicants by phone first. 

Please email your resume or letter of interest to:

info@wagtimeplayandstay.com     

Little Blessings Christian Childcare Center, Madison, CT is now hiring.

We are currently looking to hire an early education co-teacher to work in our Waddler/Toddler room and an early education co-teacher to work in our Preschool-Pre-K room.

The Waddler/Toddler early education teacher will be responsible for sharing the duties of the classroom with the current teacher including creating fun, creative and age appropriate activities and lesson plans. This class currently serves children between the ages of 16 months and three year old. Eventually this room will be split into a class for children ages 13 months - 2 years old and a class for 2 - 3 year olds.

The Preschool/Pre-K early education teacher will work cooperatively with the current classroom teacher using a single classroom theme. Depending on the age of the children you are working with, you will individualize lesson plans appropriate for a Preschool child or a Pre-K child.

Both positions require the candidate to have Early Childhood Education experience as well as be familiar with the CT- ELDS. Experience working with a Christian curriculum is a plus!

Please respond with a current resume to director@littleblessingsmadison.com, detailing experience as well as a cover letter explaining availability and if you have a preference to a Waddler/Toddler classroom or a Preschool/Pre-K classroom.

Quassy Amusement & Waterpark hiring for 2021 season

Quassy Amusement & Waterpark, one of the area's largest seasonal employers, is now hiring for the 2021 season, which opens April 24.

Applications are being accepted 8 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. Please do not call the park office. Online interviews may also be set up by e-mailing george3@quassy.com.

Positions being filled include: grounds, restroom attendants, games, arcade and waterpark attendants, ride operators, food service, lifeguards, parking, retail sales, customer relations, and guest services representatives for corporate outings.

Digital Press Operator (needed for 1st and 2nd shift )

Clarity Output Solutions, an innovative and cutting edge printing facility in Stratford, CT, is in need of Digital Press Operators for both 1st and 2nd shift. Prior Digital Press experience is required. The Digital Press Operator is a member of the team responsible for the setup and operation of HP digital web presses. To apply visit: Clarity’s Career Page

Lime Rock Park

We are looking to fill positions in Facilities & Maintenance, Guest Services/ Customer Service (Guest services has openings on day, evening and overnight shifts for events and camping), Hospitality Greeters, Parking Associates, Housekeeping, Catering, Marketing, and all-around General Services. Seasonal and Event only opportunities available.

 We are looking for people with attention to detail, customer service skills, a sense of taking ownership of your job and duties as well as a team player. Lime Rock Park is an equal opportunity employer. Contact Jocko Jacopino at 860-435-5000 ext. 124 to set up a confidential interview, or by email at jocko@limerock.com.

 

First Student

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

Link to apply: https://apply.firstgroupcareers.com/campaign/connecticutfall ,

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.