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FEMA hiring temporary workers for disaster recovery aid

1 month 2 weeks 6 days ago September 04, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 Sunday, September 04 2016 September 04, 2016 10:03 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: AP News

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana residents looking for temporary work have an opportunity to help in the recovery process by working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

FEMA is advertising through the Louisiana Workforce Commission to fill open positions at its disaster recovery offices in the state.

These are full-time jobs, but of temporary duration, with benefits including health insurance, sick leave and holiday pay.

To apply, visit www.laworks.net, the website for "Louisiana Workforce Commission - Helping Individuals Reach Employment."

FEMA is seeking a variety of skilled workers, including administrative assistants, construction cost estimators, construction trades workers, drivers, environmental experts, historic preservation specialists and travel agents.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens, 18 years or older and have a valid government identification card such as driver's license or military ID.

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