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City of Columbia, AT&T, Samsung and others seek to fill jobs in South Carolina

A 911 Communications job fair; AT&T accepting online applications for 145 positions; a hiring fair in Winnsboro for Samsung, M Lily, and other businesses.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — There are various opportunities for job seekers in the next few weeks.

The City of Columbia and Richland County joint 911 Communications Center is holding a hiring event. On-the-spot interviews will be available between noon and 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the Earlewood Community Center, 1113 Recreation Drive in Columbia. Positions include call takers, telecommunicators.

City of Columbia Parks and Recreation is also holding a job fair 12-3 p.m. Feb. 9, at Earlwood Community Center. Parks and Recreation hope to hire full time and part time positions including park rangers, lifeguards, and maintenance and grounds personnel.

City of Columbia Public Works will be holding interviews for the following positions Wednesday, Feb. 9, from 9-11 a.m. at 2910 Colonial Drive: 

  • solid waste maintenance assistants and equipment operator seniors (Class B CDL required)
  • forestry & beautification maintenance assistance and tree trimmers
  • street division equipment operator seniors (Class B CDL required) and equipment operator leads (Class A CDL required)
  • animal services kennel workers

Applicants should bring their current driver's license, vaccination card, and Social Security card if available.

AT&T is trying to fill 145 jobs in South Carolina. Interested applicants are asked to learn more and apply online at www.att.jobs. Individuals can search full-time and part-time jobs by location for positions including retail management, retail sales consultants, field sales representatives, network experts, and technicians.

Seeking to make a perfect match, SC Works will be hosting a hiring event on Feb. 14 -- Valentine's Day -- at the Midlands Tech Fairfield campus, 1674 US Hwy 321, in Winnsboro. Representatives from M Lily, Samsung, Breakthru Beverage, and Isola will be conducting on-the-spot interviews with interested candidates from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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