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San Juan to hold city job fair on Monday


San Juan Mayor Miguel Romero Lugo

By The Star Staff


After announcing that he would raise the base salary of municipal employees to $10 per hour, San Juan Mayor Miguel Romero Lugo said Thursday that the city council will be holding the recruitment event “Work in San Juan!”


The initiative will take place on Monday, Oct. 31, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second floor of Roberto Clemente Coliseum. Qualifying participants will be hired instantly and begin their work on Tuesday, Nov 1.


“Human resources aimed at meeting the needs of citizens are essential to provide a quality service to our people,” Romero Lugo said. “We have identified key positions from cleaning and beautification workers to plumbers and electricians’ assistants that we need to recruit immediately.”


The mayor added that “I call on all people who want to be part of the San Juan workforce to come together at this recruitment event to be part of the extraordinary group that is making San Juan shine again like never before.”


Those interested must bring a copy of their social security card and photo identification. The mayor also announced that the documents and government certifications required for recruitment such as those from ASUME and the Treasury Department, and criminal records, among others, may be obtained at the computer terminals enabled for that use on site in the coliseum.


Available jobs and requirements are:


Apprentice Electrician: Possess an apprentice license as an expert electrician issued by the Puerto Rico Board of Examiners of Electrical Experts.


Home Assistant: Know how to read, write and prepare food.


Electrician’s Assistant: Have an electrician’s assistant license issued by the Puerto Rico Board of Examiners of Electrical Experts.


Courier driver: Know how to read and write; possess a driver’s license issued by the Department of Transportation and Public Works of Puerto Rico (DTOP by its Spanish acronym).


Heavy Vehicle Driver: Know how to read and write; have a license to drive heavy motor vehicles issued by DTOP; valid operator license that applies, issued by the Bureau of Transportation and Other Public Services.


Concierge: Know how to read and write.


Electrician: Possess a valid expert electrician license issued by the Board of Examiners of Electrical Experts, Apprentices and Assistants of Electrical Experts of Puerto Rico; be an active member of the Electrical Experts Association of Puerto Rico.


Courier: Ninth grade accredited middle school; six months of experience in courier-related jobs. OR INSTEAD fourth year of accredited high school.


Heavy Equipment Operator: Know how to read and write; possess a license to drive heavy motor vehicles issued by DTOP.


Plumber: Hold an official plumber’s license issued by the Puerto Rico Teachers and Plumber Officers Examination Board; be an active member of the Plumber Teachers and Officers Association of Puerto Rico.


Construction and Maintenance Worker: Literacy; six months of general construction or maintenance work experience; alternate requirement: one year of general construction and maintenance work experience. OR INSTEAD accredited middle school degree.


General Worker: Literate; six months of general work experience. OR INSTEAD accredited middle school graduation.


Cleaning and Beautification Worker: Know how to read and write. OR INSTEAD six months of experience in cleaning and beautification work.


Cook: Accredited elementary school graduation; one year of experience in food preparation and services; Health Certificate OR INSTEAD possess an academic certificate from an accredited institution in Local and International Cuisine, Culinary Arts or Gastronomy. Health Certificate.

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