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Career Central: Lambert hiring, 911 dispatchers needed, youth training opportunities

We want to connect you with great local jobs and spread the word about earn-while-you-work training programs for 16- to 24-year-olds

ST. LOUIS — So many job opportunities to kick off the new workweek in our Career Central!

911 dispatchers needed

The City of St. Louis is looking for 911 dispatchers.

The job involves receiving and evaluating telephone calls in the police division’s 911 call center, dispatching police units, redirecting calls to EMS dispatch, fire equipment dispatch or other agencies, and performing R.E.J.I.S (Regional Justice Information System) and M.U.L.E.S. (Missouri Uniform Law Enforcement System) searches for missing and wanted/warrant vehicle and person records.

Pay starts around $20 an hour with good benefits.

Apply here.

St. Louis Lambert International Airport

There are more than 100 vacant positions: technical support specialist II and programmer/analyst I & III positions in the IT division, all trades in the operating departments (electrician, fleet maintenance technicians, facilities maintenance workers, airfield maintenance workers, HVAC mechanics, mechanical maintenance workers and others), airport police officers, and airport properties specialists. The Airport Properties Specialists, for example, are responsible for establishing airport tenant relations and monitoring tenants for compliance with leases.

Other openings include:

  • Contract compliance officer
  • Civil engineer II
  • Engineering manager I
  • Gardener
  • Utility worker
  • Stationary engineer
  • Clerk Typist and other administrative support personnel

Some of these jobs come with $1500 dollar hiring bonuses that are paid out after you pass a working test period. Airfield maintenance worker is one of the classifications eligible for the bonus. These employees maintain and repair airport runways, ramps, taxiways and grounds

Also, the City of St. Louis Department of Personnel established both a Recruitment Incentive Program and a Hiring Incentive Program to encourage current employees to recruit friends and family to work for the city and to promote applications.

Go to the City of St. Louis "Work for the City" website for more information and to start the application process.

The airport also has numerous airline and concessionaire partners seeking to fill open positions. For opportunities with the TSA, restaurants, contractors, and other vendors, click here.

There's also an immediate need for security guards at St. Louis Lambert International Airport.

Eight openings need to be filled right now.

Salaries start at $15 an hour.

Candidates should be at least 21 years old and will need a security license.

A health benefits package is available.

Apply here.

Keep in mind, SLATE Missouri Job Center can help navigate the hiring process.

Call 314-589-8000 or email info@stlworks.com and type "Security" in the subject line.

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Spectrum hiring door-to-door sales reps

Spectrum is hiring more than 30 sales representatives in St. Louis.

You'll work going door-to-door, selling the company's internet, TV, mobile and voice service to new customers.

Base salaries, along with an introductory commission, guarantee at least $20 dollars an hour.

You'll also get health benefits and mileage reimbursement.

The company offers a market-leading retirement plan, with a 401(k) that matches the first 6% of employee contributions, plus a Retirement Accumulation Plan with an additional 3% company contribution, for which most employees are eligible.

Additionally, Spectrum employees can receive up to $5,250 per year in education assistance, as well as complimentary and discounted Spectrum services.

Visit Spectrum’s Career's website to apply. For a preview of the Sales Representative role, candidates can view a “Day in the Life” video on this same web page.

After applying online, qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview within three business days. Following an interview, successful candidates may receive an offer as soon as that day.

City Foundry Food Hall, Fresh Thyme hiring

Want to work in a new energetic restaurant setting in midtown?

The City Foundry Food Hall will host a hiring event Tuesday, Aug. 31 from 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

It's looking to fill food service positions in all Food Hall kitchens. Apply for part-time, full-time, and entry-to-management positions.

It will be a fun event, with raffles for all participants!

Register here.

Or work at the Fresh Thyme store at the City Foundry, where at least 70 new jobs are available across multiple departments.

Salaries for leadership positions start at $15 per hour, plus company benefits.

Apply directly at the company website, click on “in-store jobs,” then search “Foundry.”

Again, SLATE Missouri Job Center can help. Send your resume to info@stlworks.com Type “Foundry” in the subject line.

A representative will reach out to let you know what to do next.

SLATE 2021 Youth Employment Program

How would you like to get paid while getting work experience?

If you're between the ages of 16 and 24, there are two training programs for you.

SLATE is currently accepting applications for both the STL Youth Jobs and WIOA Youth Programs. Both programs offer participants paid work experience, but each program serves youth of various ages and has different eligibility requirements.

  • STL Youth Jobs is for youth ages 16-24. Participants receive a $500 completion stipend.
  • WIOA Youth is for youth ages 17-24.

Participants in both programs earn $10.50 per hour, for up to 240 hours.

These are clerical and administrative positions with government agencies, libraries, community organizations, and more.

SLATE provides job readiness training and financial literacy education, assists with long-term career planning and will help you explore careers based on your interests.

For questions and to sign up, contact their hotline at (314) 657-3624, or apply online here.

Recruitment opportunity in the elevator industry

The International Union of Elevator Constructors, Local 3 Joint Apprenticeship Committee, is opening recruitment of elevator mechanics in the St. Louis area. 

Apprentices will be responsible for assisting in the installation, maintenance, and repair of passenger and freight elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, and moving sidewalks under the direction of a mechanic.

The industry provides excellent opportunities and great wages. Anyone who is interested in joining the industry is welcome to apply.

Applications are only accepted during open recruitment periods. 

For St. Louis, this period is from Sept. 1 through Sept. 30, 2021. 

If you're interested, you must apply through open recruitment and complete the recruitment process, which consists of an application, an aptitude test, a tool assessment, and an interview. 

For more information about the application process contact the Local Area Coordinator for the St. Louis region at fwuelling@neiep.org.

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