General Dynamics hosting pair of job fairs this month

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 11, 2014

Area residents looking for employment or just ready for a change of pace will have the opportunity to remedy the situation when General Dynamics holds a pair of job fairs later this month.

The job fairs will be held on July 14 and July 28.

The company is in the process of hiring temporary customer service representatives at $11.35 per hour. The job fairs are from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. both days.

The fairs are at the Louisiana Workforce Commission, 420 Avenue B in Bogalusa.

General Dynamic is seeking candidates with a high school diploma or GED, have the ability to speak and read English proficiently, have the ability to type a minimum of 20 words per minute, are computer literate, have six months of customer service experience, are drug free and have the ability to pass a background check.

Previous call center experience is preferred. Bilingual (Spanish) skills are as plus.

Before attending the event candidates should create a candidate profile and complete the online application at Select “job opportunities” on the left menu and use job requisition No. 224319.

Washington Economic Development Foundation Executive Director Ryan Seal said job hopefuls “should dress for success.”

Seal also said candidates should take with them to the job fairs their resume, ink pens and note pads.

According to its website, General Dynamics is an aerospace and defense company that offers a wide range of products and services.