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Suffolk County to host hiring fairs, career info session

Laura Positano of Farmingville speaks with Jeremy Burwell,

Laura Positano of Farmingville speaks with Jeremy Burwell, manger of vocational rehabilitation services at the Corporate Source, during a job fair at the Suffolk County One Stop Employment Center in Hauppauge. Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz

Suffolk County's One-Stop Employment Center in Hauppauge will host a variety of job fairs and a career information session over the next two weeks.

On Wednesday the county's Department of Social Services will be recruiting from 9 to noon for three temporary positions in its Home Energy Assistance Program. The clerk typist job pays $13.14 an hour and includes such functions as the entering and retrieval of documents from computer programs and handling residents' emergency requests for fuel during evenings and weekends.  The community-service worker position pays $11 an hour. and the duties include assisting residents in applying for energy-related social-service progams, conducting in-person and telephone interviews and conducting home visits to determine eligiblity for energy-related benefits. The fuel-assistance worker job also pays $11 an hour and has similar duties.  

Next Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. a representative from Suffolk County Community College will conduct an informational session on employment in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry and in the high-tech manufacturing field. Registration is required.     

Also next Tuesday and on Dec. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Harbor Freight will be recruiting for logistics associates, logistics supervisor, sales associates and sales supervisor for its new Riverhead location.  

Next Wednesday from 9 to noon, Peoplescout will be recruiting  on behalf of Bridgestone Tire for automotive technicians and for sales associates.  

On Dec. 13 from 9 to noon, Harold Levinson Associates Distributors will be looking to hire warehouse associates at $12 an hour. Prospective employees must know how to use a hand-held computer. Positions are available in Farmingdale.

The One-Stop is located at 725 Veterans Memorial Hwy.  Call  631-853-6600  for more information or to register for a session.

Go to bit.ly/LIheats for more information on job fairs.

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