Jobs available at Sikeston Armory

Thursday, August 4, 2011 ~ Updated 1:39 PM

SIKESTON -- Those looking for work should head to the Sikeston Armory now.

The Department of Workforce Development will be at the Armory in Sikeston until 5 p.m. Thursday and from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m. Friday

"We have jobs available and are looking for workers to employ," said Maida Coleman with the Missouri Department of Labor. "So of course we would like to get them out here to get hired."

Jobs range from debris removal to rebuilding and restoring counties affected by the spring flooding and tornado disasters, Coleman said.

Salaries are paid by the Disaster Recovery Jobs Program.

"The goal is to get 100 people placed in jobs by Monday," Coleman said.

For more information, call Scott Sattler at the Workforce Investment Board at 573-334-0990 or the jobs information number toll free at 1-855-620-8825.

"Although the job placement event at the Armory ends today at 5 p.m. Friday, information on the positions can be obtained by calling that 800 number or visiting any Missouri career center.

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