CMS is holding a job fair to fill positions on the operations side
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (WBTV) – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is hosting a job fair on Wednesday that seeks to fill positions in everything from transportation to nutrition and caretakers.
These positions are on the operations side. Job fair organizers describe the jobs as the backbone of the neighborhood, those who get kids to school, feed them and care for them after school.
The hiring event takes place at EE Waddell High School, located at 7030 Nations Ford Road in Charlotte, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 18.
Currently, there are 18 vacancies in the transportation department; 55 people are on leave of absence The district also needs about 250 full-time and part-time workers in the nutrition department. For many of these positions, experience or even education is not necessarily required.
“Most of these positions would be a high school diploma and depending on what field you are interested in – if it was a maintenance position – it might be necessary to have some expertise in a trade, but otherwise “We’ll train you to work in our cafeteria. We can train you to be a bus driver or in a warehouse. We can train you or help you get your CDLs,” said Catherine Essick, executive director of CMS School Nutrition Services.
For those who apply before July 31 and are hired full-time or part-time, the district will pay a retention allowance. This represents $650 for part-time employees and $1,250 for a full-time position.
To apply online, go to neighborhood website.
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