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Major hiring events in Arkansas this October

Little Rock, Arkansas – Arkansas is bustling with job opportunities this October, and for those on the hunt, it’s an exciting time. Several major employers and state departments are opening their doors to potential employees, and the recruitment events are happening almost simultaneously across various locations.

Arkansas Department of Human Services On-the-Move

For those visiting the Arkansas State Fair that runs through October 22, be sure to stop by the Arkansas Department of Human Services Mobile Recruitment Van. It’s a golden opportunity for job seekers to connect with DHS staff, discover potential job openings available in every county, and even apply on the spot. The recruitment van welcomes applicants every day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. If you’re a recent high school graduate or possess a GED, you’ll be pleased to know that DHS is offering over 500 positions statewide that require just that.

Pulaski County Beckons

On Wednesday, October 18, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pulaski County Government is rolling out its hiring event at the Goodwill Career Services Center located at 7400 Scott Hamilton Dr., Little Rock, AR 72209. Job openings span a range of roles, including positions at the Road and Bridge and the Sheriff’s Office. All applicants should be 18 or older, possess a high school diploma or a GED, and have dependable transportation. It’s important to note that specific roles might demand a criminal background check and preliminary drug tests. The silver lining? Pulaski County Government offers opportunities even to those looking for a second chance in employment. For further details, interested individuals can reach out at 501-372-5100 ext. 1250.

Staffmark’s Openings in Conway

Staffmark is also joining the recruitment spree on October 18, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., but their venue is the Goodwill Career Services Center at 245 Oak Street, Conway, AR 72032. The firm is primarily scouting for welders, assembly workers, packers, and machine operators. Basic requirements include being 18 years or older, having a reliable mode of transport, and passing a drug test. With starting wages at $15 or higher based on the role, it’s certainly enticing. For more about what Staffmark offers, Lauren Lockett can provide insights at 501-413-0775.

Arkansas Department of Corrections Awaits in Hot Springs

For those residing near Hot Springs, the Arkansas Department of Corrections has opportunities on the same day, October 18, at the Goodwill Career Services Center, 205 Garrison Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913. They’re in search of ADC/DCC Corporals and Food Prep Supervisors. The basic requirements are similar to the other employers, but the starting pay stands out at $20.55 per hour or more. Reach out to Misti Ramos at 501-412-5439 or [email protected] for all the details.

October is proving to be a promising month for job seekers in Arkansas, and with such a range of opportunities, there’s something for everyone. Don’t miss out!

Olivia Martinez

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