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Looking for work? FEMA is hiring

Source: FEMA Source: FEMA
BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) -

If you're looking for work, FEMA is offering a variety of jobs to help rebuild Louisiana communities damaged by floodwaters.  The jobs, although only temporary will be full-time and comes with benefits including health insurance, sick leave and holiday pay.  The duration of the jobs very, but some may last as long as FEMA is locally involved in the recovery.  Benefits end when the job ends. 

FEMA is seeking a wide variety of skilled workers, including administrative assistants, construction cost estimators, construction tradespersons, drivers, environmental experts, facilities workers, historic preservation specialists, travel agents and workers in many other specialties. Once hired, applicants will receive appropriate on-the-job training.

FEMA is advertising through the Louisiana Workforce Commission to fill open positions at its disaster recovery offices in Louisiana.  To apply, visit www.laworks.net, the website for “Louisiana Workforce Commission – Helping Individuals Reach Employment.”

Click in the “DISASTER RELIEF WORK” box at the top of the screen.

The list may be longer than the screen shows, so be sure scroll to the bottom. It also may extend over multiple pages.

Click on a job description to open detailed requirements and a link to apply.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens, 18 years or older and have a valid government identification card such as driver’s license or military ID. Candidates will be subject to a complete background investigation.

FEMA says it is committed to employing a highly qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of our nation. The federal government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, political affiliation, non-disqualifying physical handicap, sexual orientation or other non-merit factor.

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