Originally published by CBS 19 News WLTX - June 15, 2021
If you don't already know, federal pandemic unemployment benefits are scheduled to end in South Carolina in one week, per Governor McMaster's decision. Now may be the time to begin that job search as employers in South Carolina -- from grocery stores and government agencies to breweries and beach resorts -- are turning to job fairs to try and fill open positions.
Mark Anthony Brewing Inc, the maker of White Claw and Mike's Hard Lemonade, is looking to fill approximately 300 positions at the company's new plant in southeast Columbia. Positions include: brewery operator, facility coordinator, lead brewer, and various maintenance, packaging and utility positions. Interested applicants can learn more about the company and open positions by viewing their free webinar series from noon - 1 p.m. Fridays (June 25 and July 2). Applications can be made online and resumes uploaded through readysc.org/markanthonybrewing.
South Carolina Department of Corrections will be hiring on the spot on Wednesday, June 23 from 10 a.m. -3 p.m. SCDC is looking to fill positions for correctional officers, nurses, certified teachers, food service specialists, trade specialists and more. In-person interviews will be held at 4502 Broad River Rd., don't forget to bring resume and identification.
South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) is hiring juvenile corrections officers at facilities along Broad River Road in Columbia. Applications will be taken 2-4 p.m. Thursday, June 24 at SC Works in Columbia at 700 Taylor Street.
SC Military Community Virtual Career Fair will be held Wednesday, June 23. Limited space for participants through the Ping by Tallo online system that matches job seekers with employers. Veterans, transitioning military personnel and military spouses can pre-register before the June 23rd event then start connecting with matched companies the morning of the 23rd. More information and registration at scfuturemakers.com/sc-military
Tyson Foods is reopening the company's former site at 1970 Bluff Road (near Beltline Blvd and I-77) and will employ 330 people in the new meat portioning and packing operation. Check out the positions available online at tysonfoods.com/careers or attend the SC Works hiring event for general laborer positions 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, June 23 and 24. The SC Works event is by invitation only and interested applicants must pre-register online through jobs.scworks.org
Babcock Center will be looking to fill over 50 positions -- full and part-time across various shifts -- at the not-for-profit organization that supports adults with lifelong disabilities. Available positions include LPNs, direct support professionals, work support instructor and supported employment supervisor. Attend the hiring blitz at SC Works Columbia, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. June 28 at 700 Taylor St. in Columbia.
South Carolina Military Department military and civilian job fair for all service members with the SC National Guard and the public. Up to 130 employers and veteran resources will be at the State Fairgrounds, 1200 Rosewood Drive in Columbia on Thursday, June 24. Military hours will be 9 a.m.-10 a.m. with the public having access 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All attendees are asked to bring multiple copies of their resume. The purpose of the career fair is to provide opportunities for SCNG service members who have been on orders in support of COVID-19 to obtain civilian employment while transitioning from active duty as well as providing the same opportunities to other service members and the public to find employment or advance their career.
Healthy Transitions is hosting a Roads of Independence (ROI) Job Fair 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26 at 1175 North Guignard Dr. in Sumter. Over 10 companies will be searching for employees -- including McDonald's, Burger King, Cook Out, Sonic, Piggly Wiggly, ColorFi and SC Youth Challenge Academy. Interested applicants should dress to impress and have resumes and cover letters as there will be on-the-spot interviews for qualified job candidates. (Transitions Services can assist applicants in creating job resumes before the event, contact them at (803) 934-4395, email email@example.com or go online to www.roadssc.org)
Sumter County Schools summer teacher interview day. This is a virtual event and pre-registration is necessary. Deadline to register and complete an online application is Monday, June 28. Candidates will be interviewed by virtual appointment only between 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 29 and 30. Learn more about the employment opportunities at the district's website, sumterschools.net.
Pageland, Chesterfield County
Walmart is looking to fill up to 60 positions in its Pageland distribution center. There will be some on-the-spot conditional job offers with wages ranging from $18.40 to $22.45 per hour, based on position, shift and schedule. All positions are considered full time- qualifying for benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance, 401(k) matching, paid time off, a quarterly incentive program and access to a college degree for $1 a day. Interested applicants should attend the hiring event 2-6 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at 160 West Dove Sutton Rd., Pageland, SC or apply online at careers.walmart.com.
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