Staffing agency producing job fair


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A local staffing agency will host a job fair on behalf of 50 light industrial companies tomorrow.

The job fair by Express Employment Professionals of Grand Rapids, or Express Pros, will be Feb. 15 from 11 a.m-3 p.m. at the York Creek Community Center in Comstock Park, at 3999 Alpenhorn Dr. NW.

“We are excited to host this job fair and connect people with new career opportunities at some of the best companies in the Grand Rapids area,” said Janis Petrini, owner-operator, Express Pros of Grand Rapids.

Express Pros said it will recruit workers for more than 150 jobs in greater Grand Rapids, such as machine operator, warehouse, forklift, inspection, assembly and maintenance roles.

Positions for various shifts and schedules are available. The agency said candidates of all experience levels and walk-ins are welcome.

The agency will make on-the-spot job offers to qualified candidates. They will be trial-to-permanent hires.

Pay for the positions ranges from $12-$16 per hour.

For more details, job seekers can contact the Express Pros office at 616-281-0611 or visit the job fair event page.

Express Pros

Established in 1996, the local Express Pros office is a franchise of Express Employment Professionals.

In 2018, Express Pros helped more than 500,000 people find jobs and is on a mission to put 1 million people to work annually.

The organization has five divisions: professional; administrative; advanced manufacturing and skilled trades; light industrial; and training.

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