Local companies are now hiring and career fair scheduled for Tuesday

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Several companies in our area are now hiring full time employees. NCWorks Career Center will also be holding an Outdoor Job Fair & Resource Event from noon to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Union Point Park, 210 E. Front Street in New Bern. A Pre-COVID screening will begin at 11 a.m. Pre-registration is required.

Other job opportunities include:

1. BSH Home Appliances Corporation

BSH of New Bern is hiring for a variety of full-time positions. As a manufacturer of home appliances and solutions, BSH encourages commitment and open-mindedness among their employees. With its global brands Bosch and Gaggenau, as well as their local brand, Thermador, the company’s focus truly, is on innovation. For more information, visit career.bsh-group.com to learn more about what makes BSH a top employer.

A Clamp Shell Forklift Operator training will be held at the Volt Center to help fill immediate job openings at BSH.

2. Parker Boat Manufacturing Hiring Event

The Hiring Event registration will be held Tuesday, March 30 and Wednesday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Carteret Community College, 3505 Arendell Street Parking Lot between the Commerce Development Center and McGee Building. Hiring orientation (must attend all sessions) will be held at Carteret Community College on Monday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday/Wednesday, April 6 and 7 from 8 a.m. to noon and Thursday, April 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Anyone who successfully attends all sessions is guaranteed an interview with Parker Boats. For more information, call Call 252-222-6116 or 252-726-7151.

The 2021 Parker 2600 SH (special hybrid) will be on display during the Stuart Boat Show Jan. 15-17, 2021 in the Sundance Marine display area.

3. Eastern Carolina Broadband

A fast-growing, locally owned, fixed wireless internet company is seeking team members with two-year networking degrees to configure and install internet radios on water towers, grain elevators and vertical assets. Job is outside 90% of the time. Applicant must be able to climb up to 170 feet, be comfortable in a bucket truck or ladder truck and must learn to follow safe climbing protocols. A two-year degree in computer networking is required. No overnight travel. All jobs are based out of Pink Hill. Local applicants strongly preferred. Their mission is to provide affordable, high-speed internet to the un-served and underserved residents, businesses and farmers in Eastern North Carolina. For more information, visit www.ecbroadband.com.

Technicians demonstrate broadband equipment installations atop the communications tower at the Jones County Courthouse. The demonstration compliments the Eastern Carolina Broadband Launching Ceremony held at the Jones County Courthouse in Trenton, N.C., Jan. 30, 2020. Partial funding for the broadband project is part of the Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) broadband grant program. Grants are through the N.C. Department of Information Technology’s Broadband Infrastructure Office. [Gray Whitley Sun Journal Staff]

4. Harbor Freight Tools

Applicants must be at least 18 years old. To apply visit jobs.harborfreight.com. Other requirements include the ability to communicate clearly with customers and associates in person and via e-mail and telephone, to intermittently lift, push and/or pull up to 50 pounds and stand/move for an entire shift, ability to lift, bend, kneel, climb, crawl and/or twist and safely climb up/down a ladder, physically able and willing to become certified to operate a forklift in accordance with IIPP (Injury and Illness Prevention Program). The ability to work nights, overnights, weekends, and holidays as needed is required. Harbor Freight Tools is a 40-year-old, $4 billion national tool retailer with the energy, enthusiasm, and growth potential of a start-up. 

In this Dec. 10, 2020 file photo, a "Now Hiring" sign hangs on the front wall of a Harbor Freight Tools store in Manchester, N.H. Employers cut back sharply on hiring in December, particularly in pandemic-hit industries such as restaurants and hotels, as soaring virus infections and government restrictions weakened the economy that month.

5. Sanderson Farms

Sanderson Farms is located at 2081 Sanderson Way, Kinston. A hiring event will be held Monday, March 29 through Thursday, April 1 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, March 29 through Thursday, April 1. The company offers competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, a 401K savings plan, and an employee stock ownership plan. If a conditional job offer is made, a physical and drug screening is required and will be conducted on-site. Valid photo identification is required for this process. Sanderson Farms is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, visit sandersonfarms.com/careers.

The Sanderson Farms plant in Summit slaughters, cuts and packages chicken for sale at restaurants and grocery stores.

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