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Florida Department of Transportation Hiring Event

CareerSource Tampa Bay to Host a Road to Bridge Career Fair

~ Road and Bridge Construction positions are available throughout Hillsborough County ~

TAMPA, FL –CareerSource Tampa Bay (CSTB) is teaming up with the Florida Department of Transportation’s Statewide Workforce Development Program to host a road and bridge-focused hiring event for multiple companies.

The Trades and Transportation Hiring Event will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at CareerSource Tampa Bay – Tampa Center, 9215 N. Florida Ave., Tampa, FL 33612.

All job seekers interested in these career opportunities are invited to participate in the event. Employers hiring for entry-level and skilled-trade positions requiring more experience will be at the Hiring Event.

All job seekers must complete an Employ Florida Registration on www.EmployFlorida.com before coming to the event. To learn more and register for the event, go to the following webpage: https://careersourcetampabay.com/event/road-to-bridge-construction-hiring-event

The employers participating in this job fair are looking to hire immediately and each has multiple positions they are looking to fill ranging from $15 to $35 per hour. Employers in attendance include:

  • AJAX Paving
  • AKCA
  • Middlesex
  • Hubbard
  • Roadsafe
  • Preferred Materials
  • PCL
  • Lane Construction
  • Traffic Control Devices
  • Superior Construction
  • Prince Contracting

Positions that these employers will be hiring for include Backhoe Operator, Bridge Carpenter, CDL Truck Drivers, Clerical, Concrete Finisher, Concrete Paver, Crane Operator, Crew Chief-Survey, Dozer Operator, Estimator, Flagger, Foreman, Grader Operator, Laborer, Mechanic, Pipe Layer, Project Operator, Roadway Foreman, Superintendent, Surveyor, Survey Assistant, Water Truck Driver, and more!

“This is a great time for job seekers to learn about the different career paths in the Road and Bridge industry,” said Kevin Campos, who represents Trades and Transportation for CareerSource Tampa Bay. “We have employers ready to hire and train job seekers today right at this hiring event.”

Job Seekers are encouraged to be prepared with the following:

  • Resume
  • Dress for a potential interview
  • Any supporting documents to get hired on the same day, references, social security card, and driver’s license.

For more information, Contact Kevin Campos at (813) 763-0307 or by email [email protected].

Florida Department of Transportation

The Florida Department of Transportation’s mission is to provide a safe transportation system that ensures the mobility of people and goods, enhances economic prosperity, and preserves the quality of the state’s environment and communities. The Department’s goal is to make travel in Florida safer and more efficient.

 

Statewide Workforce Development Program

The Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) Statewide Workforce Development Program is dedicated to continuing to implement the Statewide Workforce Development Program authorized by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis in 2019. The focus is to provide employment opportunities in road and bridge construction that create pathways to successful careers that improve lives. More than 1,724 people have been hired and interned by FDOT contractors through this program since July 2019 through October 2022. Key initiatives include recruiting, hiring, training, and retaining entry level and skilled workers. For more information, visit: www.FloridaRoadJobs.com

About CareerSource Tampa Bay

Programs and initiatives are sponsored by CareerSource Tampa Bay and the State of Florida, Department of Economic Opportunity and fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling $23,321,277.

CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. CareerSource Tampa Bay provided 173,319 services to 37,054 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during the program year 2019-2020. CareerSource Tampa Bay, with our five career centers, is the single largest source of job candidates in the region, from entry-level to executive-level candidates. We work closely with all Veterans.

Businesses can access CareerSource’s wide range of services that include recruiting, training for new and existing employees, targeted hiring events, and retention support strategies. All resources and services are provided at no cost to both businesses and job candidates. Programs funded through CareerSource Tampa Bay are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network to learn more, visit www.careersourcetampabay.com.

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