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Dozens of companies ready to hire at job fair

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) -

Dozens of local companies and businesses are looking to hire hundreds of new employees.

On Tuesday, May 12, the Economic Development Corporation of Paragould will hold a job fair from noon until 4 p.m. at the Paragould Community Center, 3404 Linwood Dr.

Sue McGowan, CEO and director of the Paragould Chamber of Commerce, says "25-30 companies will be seeking employees for over 200 positions."

Among the available positions are:

  • Drivers/truckers
  • Manufacturing
  • Assemblers
  • Computer/IT
  • Bilingual
  • Part-time
  • Sales
  • Clerical/office
  • Maintenance
  • General help
  • Construction
  • Welding
  • Medical
  • Technical & trade
  • Engineering
  • Accounting
  • Financial
  • Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPNs)
  • Environmental
  • Dietary
  • Home-based
  • Hair salon
  • Drafter (CADD)
  • Personal care aides
  • Education
  • Chemist internships

For more information, contact McGowan at (870) 236-7684 or email smcgowan@paragould.org.

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