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Suffolk County hosting FedEx hiring event, job info sessions

Topics will include franchising opportunities and how to start your own business.

Joseph Messina of Dix Hills, left, speaks with

Joseph Messina of Dix Hills, left, speaks with Vincent Amato and Raneish Brown of Abilities Inc., during a job fair on Oct. 26 at the Suffolk County One Stop Employment Center in Hauppauge. Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz

Suffolk County will host several hiring events over the next two weeks to help job seekers find work or obtain information on self-employment opportunities. All the events will be free and take place at the county’s One-Stop Employment Center at 725 Veterans Memorial Hwy. in Hauppauge. Because of limited space, some events require registration; to register call 631-853-6600.

FedEx will be recruiting on Wednesday from 10 to noon for 20 seasonal drivers to deliver packages to homes and businesses for $17 an hour.

On the same day at 9:30 a.m., a representative from Kensington Co., a Roslyn Heights company that provides merger and acquisition and franchise services, will talk about franchise  opportunities and career development . Registration is required.

Also on Wednesday at 9:30 a representative from Suffolk County Community College will hold an informational session on various technical fields such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning, commercial refrigeration and computer-aided manufacturing. Registration is required.  

On Thursday SAS Retail Services will be on hand from 9 to noon to recruit retail merchandisers  to work on a team at $12 an hour stocking and building displays and participating in store events. Applicants must be able to lift up to 35 pounds and have a valid driver’s license and a car.

On Nov. 14 at 9:30 a representative from the New York State Small Business Development Center will discuss how to start your own business. Registration is required.

Job seekers who need business attire for interviews can contact the Career Couture boutique in the One-Stop Employment Center at 631-853-6769.

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