Thousands of jobs in Phoenix right now
Summer is turning into a season for career fairs and other hiring initiatives.
Several large employers in the Phoenix metro area are looking to hire staff in a variety of industries including retail, healthcare, customer service and entertainment. Some will be hosting special hiring events in the coming week.
Here are some opportunities for those looking for a new job:
Career fair for humans and their pets
Phoenix-based retailer PetSmart will host a national hire day on July 14 to fill positions in retail and distribution centers. Applicants can visit any store and bring their pets for interviews. The company aims to add 6,000 employees to its 1,600 stores nationwide. Open positions include retail associates and grooming stylists.
PetSmart offers medical and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, and other benefits for some employees, including merchandise discounts of up to 50%. The company is looking to add more than 200 associates in its stores, a call center and a distribution center in the Phoenix metro area.
For more information on jobs, visit careers.petsmart.com.
Vernissages for the Coyotes games, concerts
Gila River Arena, home of the Arizona Coyotes, will look to fill more than 200 part-time and event staff positions at a career fair on July 15 and 16 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the arena . Part-time help is needed to work on Coyotes games, concerts and special events. Positions include security, customer service, parking and ticket counter sales.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old and able to work a flexible schedule which may include nights, weekends and holidays.
The arena is located at 9400 W. Maryland Ave. at Glendale. Career fair attendees are encouraged to wear masks and must park on Lot G and enter through Gate 4 on the north side of the arena. More information is available at gilariverarena.com.
SRP adding customer service representatives
Salt River Project, a large water and electricity utility serving the Phoenix area, hires approximately 36 customer contact representatives, including bilingual individuals, initially to work remotely and eventually in offices in Queen Creek and Tempe. . These people will handle the electrical service requests of SRP’s more than one million customers.
Applications are taken until July 12 at srpnet.com/csr. The Posts pay $ 19.51 an hour, with full benefits including medical insurance and 401 (k) matching funds after a three-month transition period. For more information, send inquiries to [email protected] or call 602-236-4545.
Macy’s is looking for 500 retail employees
Macy’s is looking to hire more than 500 full and part-time workers at its stores, distribution and fulfillment centers throughout the Phoenix area. The department store chain will host a hiring event on July 15 at stores and distribution centers, typically 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time.
The hiring event that day will run from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Macy’s distribution center in Goodyear, where the company is looking to hire 200 people.
Applicants can apply online in advance at macysjobs.com. During the July 15 hiring event, walk-in candidates can be interviewed on site.
Open positions include those in sales, merchandising, cosmetics / beauty, management, fulfillment and other fields. The company said it offers competitive compensation, flexible hours, discounts on merchandise and various perks.
The hospital system will hire 1,200 workers
HonorHealth, a leading healthcare system serving 1.6 million people in the Phoenix metro area, is looking to hire more than 1,200 new employees across Arizona.
Positions available include registered nurses, other health care professionals, information technology staff and managers. Major expansion efforts include the Sonoran Crossing Medical Center in Phoenix and the Bob Bové Neuroscience Institute in Scottsdale.
Compensation varies considerably depending on the position. HonorHealth said it offers many benefits to part-time and full-time employees. In addition, the organization offers hiring bonuses for certain full-time positions ranging from $ 1,500 to $ 15,000, depending on employment level and experience.
Visit honorhealth.com/careers for more information.
Bakery increases its hiring in Phoenix
Café Valley Bakery, a company that makes muffins, croissants, Bundt cakes and other food products, is looking to hire an undisclosed number of people at its Phoenix plant located at 7000 W. Buckeye Rd. The company offers a starting wage of $ 15 an hour and said she is committed to increasing wages over time.
Café Valley offers an accelerated program that allows entry-level staff to become supervisors-in-training in one year, with a salary of up to $ 20 per hour. Interested candidates can find out more and apply for positions on the career page of cafevalley.com.
Postal Service is hiring 500 in Arizona
The U.S. Postal Service is looking to fill about 300 jobs in the Phoenix metro area, plus 200 elsewhere in Arizona. Positions are available in many cities including Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale, Tempe, Glendale, Peoria, Sun City, Chandler and Gilbert. Hourly wages start at $ 18.51 with benefits including paid time off, paid time off, and regular pay increases.
Open positions include carrier assistants, mail processing assistants and mail processing clerks.
Applicants should apply via usps.com/careers. Click on “job search” and then select “Arizona”.
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