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Union County Freeholders Announce 100 New Hospitality Positions Available for County Residents


The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the Peopleready staffing firm will use the County’s Workforce Innovation Business Center to hold a hiring event for 100 full time hospitality positions.

The positions include housekeepers, room attendants, cooks, prep cooks, banquet servers, bartenders, janitors, dishwashers, event set up and breakdown and many more.

“The WIB Center leverages Union County’s experience and resources to help top quality employers like Peopleready streamline their hiring process,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “When we established the WIB Center in 2014, we knew that our business community and our residents would both make good use of this opportunity. We are looking forward to working with Peopleready to make this event a success, and we will continue to be proactive in expanding our private public partnerships to benefit our communities and residents.” 

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The Peopleready hiring event will be held on Tuesday July 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., at Union County College’s Kellogg Building in Elizabeth.

Pre-registration is required by visiting

Attendees at the hiring event should bring a copy of their resume and dress appropriately.

For more information on the Peopleready hiring event call the WIB Center at 908-965-2992.

The WIB Center was established by the Freeholder Board in 2014, in partnership with Union County College and the Union County Workforce Development Board. The WIB Center offers a professional staff, programs and facilities designed to help employers in Union County connect with qualified job seekers.

Since its inception in, the WIB Center has worked with more than 100 employers and held 59 major hiring events, offering a total of more than 3,800 employment opportunities to Union County residents.

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For all Union County programs and services visit, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email or use the online Contact Form.

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