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Job fair filling 200 positions
A staffing agency in the area is hosting a job fair on behalf of more than 80 employers this week.
Express Employment Professionals of Grand Rapids, or Express Pros, will host the job fair to fill 200-plus positions in various industries on Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The event will be at the Express Pros location in Wyoming, at 1760 44th St. SW.
“We are expecting a really great turnout for this hiring event,” said Janis Petrini, owner, Express Pros of Grand Rapids.
“Even though most people are already employed in the area, many people are looking to get a better job, and this event is a great opportunity for them to do just that.”
Candidates will have the chance to interview on the spot with recruiters, and immediate job offers will be given for many positions.
All job openings are direct-hire or contract-to-hire positions, with pay rates ranging from $12-$18 plus per hour.
A variety of positions are available: machine operator, inspector, medical device assembly, forklift driver, warehouse worker, apartment maintenance technician, apartment maintenance supervisor, production worker, upholstery, industrial sewer, general labor, grounds worker, mechanical assembly and more.
Those who are not able to attend the job fair but are interested in connecting with employers should contact Express Pros at (616) 281-0611 to schedule an interview.