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Job recruitment event set for South Valley WorkSource Center

New employer in Palmdale

OW Staff Writer | 8/9/2013, midnight

The city of Palmdale will host job recruitment for a large new employer headed to Palmdale at the South Valley WorkSource Center (SVWSC) on Monday, Aug. 12; Tuesday, Aug. 13, and Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 10 a.m. sharp. The employer was not named. The SVWSC is located at 38510 Sierra Highway in Palmdale.

Available positions include:

  • Electrical quality control inspector
  • Mechanical quality control inspector
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Production supervisor

All interested applicants must arrive on time, bring an updated resume and be dressed professionally. Only those individuals who meet the minimum requirements will be invited to complete an application. For detailed descriptions of each position, please visit the city’s website, www.cityofpalmdale.org, and click on the job recruitment story on the home page.

The ideal candidates must have a clean background and possess a valid passport as training will be outside of the country. It is imperative that all candidates meet the minimum requirements detailed in the job description(s).

For more information, please contact Carole Evans at (661) 265-7421 or Kari Blackburn at (661) 267-5125.

The South Valley WorkSource Center (SVWSC) brings job seekers and employers together for no-cost placement and recruitment services and offers a host of vital work force development programs and services to the community. Job seekers receive career counseling, assistance securing interviews and employment opportunities, and access to workshops, skills training, computers and job search tools. Businesses receive specialized screening and recruitment services. The center functions to reduce unemployment and positively impact the community through the power of work.

The no-cost services offered at the SVWSC are provided through the Federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and the city. The WIA provides the framework for a national work-force preparation and employment system. Programs authorized by WIA are provided at the local level to individuals in need of those services, including job seekers, dislocated workers, youth, incumbent workers, veterans, new entrants to the work force, persons with disabilities and employers.

Palmdale has contracted with Goodwill Southern California as the operating agency for the South Valley WorkSource Center.