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New Orleans has Mardi Gras cleanup job fair Tuesday

8 months 1 week 4 days ago Sunday, January 07 2018 Jan 7, 2018 January 07, 2018 10:50 AM January 07, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
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NEW ORLEANS - The City of New Orleans is holding a job fair Tuesday to recruit 150 temporary employees for Mardi Gras clean-up work.
  
An announcement Thursday said workers will earn $10.55 an hour with the potential to earn an average of $700 over the two-week season. That season runs from Feb. 2 through Feb. 13.
  
It says qualified people will chosen to attend an orientation session and register for a required job readiness class on Jan. 16.
  
Sanitation Director Cynthia Sylvain-Lear says officials hope the work can lead to full-time employment.
  
The job fair will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, on the second floor of the JOB1 Business and Career Solutions Center at 3400 Tulane Ave.

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