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batcJob Fair to Address Huge Demand for Residential Construction Workers

200 Job Openings from 35 Businesses at Mall of America on February 18
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) is holding its fourth annual residential construction job fair to help fill 200 job openings from 35 businesses. A skilled worker shortage has plagued the construction industry nationwide as the economy moved into recovery. According to Construction Dive, a daily newsletter for the construction industry, a continued shortage of skilled labor is listed as their top trend in 2016. The Twin Cities is no exception as builders, remodelers and their trade partners struggle to staff up for increasing demand.  Job seekers of all types are invited to attend the BATC Job & Career Fair.

DATE: Thursday, February 18, 2016
HOURS: Noon-4:00 PM
LOCATION: Mall of America Rotunda, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
The rotunda is located on the first level, East side, halfway between Sears and the area that formerly included Bloomingdales. There is plenty of parking at MOA and access to light rail transit.

Download: Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) Job Fair Flyer

ELECTRIC, WATER, GAS, PHONEgoodwilllogo-150x56RamseyCountyLibrary

We all use these services but who works there? What do these workers do? How can you become employed with a Utility company?  Who should attend?

  • Anyone interested in learning about technical Utilities careers
  • Job Seekers, Career Changers, Young Adults, Students, Parents and Workforce Professionals

Roseville Library 2180 Hamline Ave. N. Roseville, MN 55113 (This location is on a bus line.) Tuesday, February 9, 2016 3:00 – 5:00 pm. Download: Jobs in Utilities Sector

correctinsThe Minnesota Department of Corrections

Who We Are: The Minnesota Department of Corrections has a national reputation for operating secure, humane correctional facilities that have low levels of violence and are safe for offenders and staff. We employ individuals in a wide variety of positions, from accounting, human resources, registered nurses, trades positions, therapists to teachers and corrections officers. We have an academy training program for corrections officers which if you have just 3 yrs. of experience in ANY FIELD – you could qualify and start a career with great benefits and competitive! OUR MISSON: Reduce recidivism by promoting offender change through proven strategies during safe and secure incarceration and effective community supervision. Job Description: Corrections Officer TraineeApplications accepted from January 13, 2016 through February 9, 2016! Current Openings: Download Here

30 Transportation Associate (TA) vacancies in the Metro Area

The TA position requires a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Permit and tanker endorsement.  The CDL Class B Permit is only a written test that is based on reading the CDL Manual and taking the test at the Department of Public Safety.  Specific questions about the CDL should be directed to the Department of Public Safety.  Their number is (651) 215-1328.  Their office hours are 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Applicants must also have a good driving record.   Information about why someone would be disqualified for driving or other infractions can be found at the following hyperlink. Download: Job Description

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