Masters, Amazon, local schools look to hire hundreds at job expos
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Masters Tournament, Augusta University, Aiken County and Richmond County Public Schools are all hosting their own upcoming hiring events for local job positions. Amazon Augusta and Aiken Tech hosted their job events this week.
The Masters Tournament
The Masters is hosting two job expositions this week at the HUB for Community Innovation, where attendees can speak with representatives from the Masters team and learn about opportunities in concessions, housekeeping and culinary as a line cook or steward.
The HUB expos will take place this Thursday from 2-6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the HUB, 631 Chafee Ave.
The next two expos will be held on Nov. 3 from 2-6 p.m., and Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. These two events are geared toward for Augusta-area high school students, faculty and staff, and will be hosted at the Legends Club, 2701 Washington Road, No. 22, Suite B.
The Masters has also started accepting applications for 2023 positions.
Those interested in applying are welcome to learn more about tournament positions or meet department representatives if you have already applied.
Applications can be found at jobs.masters.com. They will be accepted through Dec. 5. All applicants must be at least 16 years of age on or before March 22, 2023.
Augusta University will host their Career Fair on Nov. 1, from 2-4 p.m. at the Goodwill Job Connection on Washington Road. The event will show positions in Public Safety, Research, Nursing, Dental, Maintenance, Administrative and more.
Aiken County Public Schools
Aiken County Public Schools are hosting a hiring event on Nov. 5 at Aiken High School, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. This event will be hiring for all certified and classified positions. Positions such as certified teachers, transportation, paraprofessionals, custodians, maintenance workers, food service and more. You can register now or you can walk-in.
Richmond County Public Schools
The Richmond County School system is hosting a transportation job fair for anyone interested in being a bus driver or mechanic.
The event will be held Nov. 9., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Transportation Department. To apply online, go to the school district website.
Amazon Augusta showcased a one-day hiring event for hundreds of jobs in the area on Wednesday.
The event presented hundreds of seasonal, full time and part time job roles.
The hiring event was the second announcement of Amazon hiring initiatives. On Oct. 6, Amazon announced it was hiring 150,000 people for the holidays.
Amazon Spokesperson, Ermon Ward, ran the event, located at the Sheraton Hotel.
According to Amazon, more than 800 full-time, seasonal, and part-time roles are available in Appling/Augusta-Richmond County.
Amazon is offering sign-on bonuses of up to $1,000 in select locations, and seasonal employees will have an opportunity to transition to full-time positions, according to Amazon.
The Aiken Technical College hosted their Community Job Fair on Wednesday, featuring more than 30 employers.
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