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Union County Freeholder Board Announces 50 New Positions Available through Workforce Development Board

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Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the ground services company AirServ will hold an information session at the County’s Workforce Innovation Business Center for persons interested in applying for positions at Newark-Liberty Airport including Baggage Handler, Cabin Cleaning, Lavatory Service Agent, Lobby Agent, Wheelchair Agent, and Air Terminal Attendant.

A total of 50 full-time and part-time positions are available starting at $10.20 per hour.

“The WIB Center has worked with private sector employers to provide over 2,000 local job opportunities to Union County residents,” said Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen. “This latest round of hiring offers another opportunity for our residents to work with a highly regarded company in our area.”

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Previous WIB Center hiring rounds have matched Union County job seekers with top employers including Whole Foods, Farmland Fresh Dairies, Blue Apron, FedEx, PGK Clubhouse, and OTG Management, among others.

“Employers in Union County know they can come to the WIB Center for experienced, professional assistance that helps streamline the hiring process and ensure a pool of qualified recruits,” said Vice Chairman Sergio Granados, who is Freeholder liaison to the Union County Workforce Development Board. “This public-private partnership is a win-win for companies, for our residents, and for the whole Union County community.”

The information session will be held at the Union County WIB Center, at The Mills at Jersey Gardens, 651 Kapkowski Road in Elizabeth on Thursday August 10, 2017 at 10:00 am. Attendance at the session is mandatory for job seekers to be eligible to apply for a position.

Attendees should observe the following requirements:

  • Bring copies of your resume to give to employers.
  • Provide necessary information including date of birth and county of residence.
  • Be able to work weekends and holidays.
  • Have reliable transportation to work.
  • Agree to a background and drug screening test per employer requirements.
  • Have matching ID with Social Security Card.

The WIB Center was established by the Freeholder Board with Union County College through a $2.4 million investment in 2014, leveraging the employment services and education experience of both partners.

Pre-registration is required online at ucnj.org/wdb/job-fairs-and-opportunities.

For more details about the new round of hiring and other information about the WIB center visit online at ucnj.org, call 908-355-4444 or email Isaias Rivera, isaias.rivera@ucc.edu.

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