UNION COUNTY, NJ – Airserv, with the support of the County’s Workforce Innovation Business Center, is recruiting qualified applicants to fill 50 positions at Newark-Liberty International Airport, a part of the company’s hiring wave that will eventually total 230 jobs.

Airserv supports passenger and freight airlines with a variety of ground services at more than 50 airports throughout the U.S. and the United Kingdom. Successful applicants will receive “soft skills” training” before they begin work.

“The training period provides an opportunity to learn valuable skills that can help the new employees begin work with confidence, and assist them in progressing in their new careers,” said Vice Chairman Sergio Granados, who is the Freeholder liaison to the Union County Workforce Development Board. “As liaison to the Workforce Development Board I make it a top priority to create new and retain our public-private partnerships so we create the most opportunities of employment for our residents.”

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The 50 new positions at Liberty-Newark Airport are for Vendor Behind the Counter positions, involving greeting airline passengers, verifying their government identification and assisting them with baggage checks, and CSA Security Checkpoint agents. CSA agents are responsible for a variety of activities related to site access and proper identification.

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“Airserv has previously worked with the WIB Center to place scores of Union County residents in good quality jobs, and the Freeholder Board is very proud to continue this productive relationship to the benefit of job seekers in our community,” said Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen.