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Who’s hiring? 10.14.21
Local McDonald’s restaurant owners are having a three-day hiring event coming up next week.
It’s happening from Tuesday, October 19 to Thursday, October 21 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.
If you’re interested you can apply in person, text APPLY to 38000 or apply online at careers.mcdonalds.com.
Texas Roadhouse and Bubba’s 33 have a national hiring day event coming up Monday, October 25.
You can schedule interviews online for the Temple and Waco locations at https://texasroadhouse.jobdetails.io/hiringday/.
The restaurants are also rolling out a new tuition reimbursement program for those who want to get a college degree.
Employees who work 30 hours or more weekly are eligible for $5,250 in annual reimbursement for classes.
Students must attend an accredited university and maintain a C average.
USAA just announced that the company is looking to fill 2,600 positions, 1,500 of which will be in San Antonio.
But there are others open across the state including a senior property adjuster position located in Waco.
USAA is also increasing the company’s minimum wage from $16 to $21 an hour or $43,680 annually.
Swan Products which makes lawn and garden watering products needs about a dozen people for its Waco plant.
There are maintenance openings for manager, supervisor, and technician.
Swan also needs a production manager, supervisor and general production worker.
That’s in addition to extrusion process engineer, extrusion operator, human resources generalist, and tool and die maintenance worker.
Who’s hiring? 10.07.21
The City of Waco has dozens of job openings up for grabs in departments all across the board.
The city needs a registered dietitian, health inspector, utilities maintenance workers, public safety dispatcher, and parks and zoo workers just to name a few open spots. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wacotx/
Chick-Fil-A in Harker Heights has several openings currently posted.
The location at 201 East Central Texas Expressway needs a director, front counter team member, kitchen team member, and a shift supervisor. https://joincfaharkerheights.com/
The Target stores in Harker Heights, Temple and Waco have several seasonal openings.
Those include jobs in general merchandise and food, cashiers, cart attendants, stockers and style associates.
But there are also a number of full-time, permanent positions like visual merchandiser, specialty sales positions, assets protection workers, team leaders and more. https://jobs.target.com/hourly-map-search
Who’s hiring? 09.30.21
There’s a job fair coming up Friday, Oct. 1 at Workforce Solutions of Central Texas in Temple.
Meet Temple and the Temple Chamber of Commerce are hosting the manufacturing job fair as part of National Manufacturing Day.
Temple has about 130 manufacturing businesses making everything from adhesives to waste bags.
The job fair goes from 11 am until 2 pm at 201 W. Avenue A.
Mardel Christian & Education is hiring at its Waco location at 4324 W. Waco Drive.
The Christian book, music, and gift store is looking for an assistant manager.
Mardel offers Sundays off and a competitive pay and benefits package.
Previous management experience is preferred.
Walmart is hiring 150,000 new workers across the U.S. just in time for the holidays.
But many of these jobs will actually be permanent, full time positions.
And the retailer is paying more to attract employees during the labor shortage, with the hourly wage averaging $16.40.
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