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Job fairs

The Durham Bulls will host a Job Fair for gameday workers, part-timers, trainees, and interns for the upcoming 2024 season on Saturday, February 10, noon–3pm, at Durham Bulls Athletic Park (409 Blackwell St). Job openings  include bartenders, concession stand attendants, concession stand cooks, catering cooks, catering attendants, catering dishwashers, fan ambassadors, retail specialists, seating hosts, ticket scanners, ticket sellers, traffic controllers, and more. Click here for more info and to register.

A Durham Coca-Cola Hiring Event will be held at the NCWorks Career Center (1105 S Briggs Ave) on Wednesday, February 14, 10am–2pm. People interested in working at the Durham Coca Cola Aramark at Duke University Hospital are invited to apply.

Sheetz will host a Hiring Event on Tuesday, February 27, 9am–3pm, at 1014 Yunus Rd. If you’d like to work at one of the Durham-area convenience stores/gas stations/coffee shops, click here to register before stopping by. You can also click here to view the job openings in advance. Sheetz offers such benefits as a $5,250 tuition reimbursement annually; 100% paid 12-week maternity leave and 2-week paternity leave; full health, vision, and dental coverage; free drinks; and a 50% food discount.

Opportunities

The Durham Housing Authority (DHA) is looking to hire skilled and reliable people for the following positions:

  • Site laborer—Cleanup duties and remove debris and trash to help maintain buildings and grounds. Hours are Monday–Friday, 8:30am–5pm

    • You’ll need a high school diploma/GED and minimal experience in building and grounds maintenance (or a combination of related education and experience). You’ll have to have a North Carolina driver’s license​

    • The starting salary is $15/hour.

  • Maintenance technician—Skilled building maintenance involving structural, plumbing, and electrical work. Hours are Monday–Friday, 8:30am–5pm (plus emergency callbacks)

    • You’ll need a high school diploma/GED plus 2 years of building/apartment maintenance, including appliance installation and basic electrical and plumbing diasgnostics and repairs. You’ll have to have a North Carolina driver’s license

    • The starting salary is between $38,700 and $45,100.

  • HVAC (heating, venting, and air-conditioning) specialist—Plumbing work involved in installation and maintenance of HVAC systems on DHA properties, including preparing and working from sketches, plans, and specifications in according to local building codes. Hours are Monday–Friday, 8:30am–5pm (plus emergency callbacks); you’re expected to be able to work various hours/shifts and to be available on weekends and holidays as required

    • You’ll need a high school diploma/GED, certification from an accredited HVAC training program, and 4 years HVAC industry experience. You’ll have to have a North Carolina driver’s license

    • The starting salary is between $48,229 and $57,166.

  • Electrician—Skilled maintenance of existing electrical system infrastructure on DHA properties and keeps up with production equipment and facilities. Hours are Monday–Friday, 8:30am–5pm (plus emergency callbacks); you’re expected to be able to work various hours/shifts and to be available on weekends and holidays as required

    • You’ll need a high school diploma/GED, an electrical certificate, a minimum of 4 years of electrical work in a residential setting, including thermostat and radiator installation and repair, and troubleshooting, repairing, and upgrading of electrical systems. If you can’t fulfill these requirements, you’ll have to at least have a state-issued journeyman license and 2 years of experiences as listed above. You’ll have to have a North Carolina driver’s license

    • ​The starting salary is between $55,217 and $71,782.​

 

Click here for information on these and other job openings.

GoDurham is looking to hire bus operators (applicants must be at least age 21 with a class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) permit. They also need data specialists to help in the areas of planning and scheduling. Click here for more info, to watch a promotional video, and to put in your application.

Websites for job-seekers

If you’re looking for work, check these resources, not once, but at least three times a week:

NCWORKS

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City of Durham 

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Durham County 

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State of North Carolina 

click to search

Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce

click to search

North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

click to search

AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)—mostly part-time jobs

click to search

Raleigh Craigslist (also serves Durham)

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Jobs listed by a number of staffing agencies

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Individual employers

Amazon (e-commerce retail seller/fulfillment center)

click to search

Aramark (food, facilities, and uniform services)

3 Yadkin St

click to search

Burlington Stores (retail)

1515 N Pointe Dr • 5430 New Hope Commons Dr

click to search

Cintas (corporate uniforms and business services/products)

1003 Twin Creeks Ct

click to search

Duke Health (Duke University Medical Center/Duke Regional Hospital)

click to search

Duke University 

705 Broad St (Duke Human Resources)

click to search

Durham Bulls

409 Blackwell St

click to search

Durham Public Schools

511 Cleveland St

click to search

Durham Technical Community College

1637 E Lawson St, White Bldg, Room 1-160 (Durham Tech Human Resources)

click to search

Eli Lilly (pharmaceutical manufacturer)

manufacturing plant is scheduled to open in 2023 in RTP (off TW Alexander Dr)

click to search

Google (technology and internet provider)

200 Morris St

click to search

Merck (biopharmaceutical manufacturer)

5325 Old Oxford Rd

click to search

North Carolina Central University

click to search

Spectrum (internet and cable TV provider)

5446-A New Hope Commons Dr

click to search

Streets at Southpoint (retail shopping mall)

6910 Fayetteville Rd

click to search

Target (retail superstore)

4037 Hwy 15-501 • 8210 Renaissance Pkwy

click to search

Whole Foods (grocery store)

621 Broad St

click to search

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