Oakland Private Industry Council Career Center Moves to New Location

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 The Oakland Private Industry Council and Oakland Career Center invites the community to visit their new location at 268 Grand Avenue in Oakland!

Formerly located at 1212 Broadway in Downtown Oakland, Oakland PIC relocated and opened its new Career Center on Monday, October 23 to continue providing free employment and job training services to the community.

Oakland PIC is a one-stop shop, meeting the employment needs of customers looking for a job and employers looking to recruit exceptional candidates.

Job seekers will enjoy the bright new computer resource center and the spacious area to conduct online job search, update their resume and complete job applications. Another conference room is dedicated to orientations for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) job program; skill-building computer workshops where customers can learn Microsoft Office applications and improve their technical skills; and GED classes with the 5 Keys Charter School.

Oakland PIC will continue to host job recruitments at their new location to connect employers with qualified job applicants.

At the PIC, Falcon Ambulance Service Company will be conducting interviews on an ongoing basis for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT). The PIC is working with the Oakland Workforce Development Board to sponsor free EMT training followed by a job with Falcon.

Positions start at $32,000 per year with flexible work shifts and benefits after 90 days. This position provides great experience to work as a firefighter, park ranger, paramedic or emergency room technician.

The PIC will also host interviews with Michael’s Transportation on Wednesday, November 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. They have employment and training opportunities for job seekers to start a career as a bus driver.

On November 9, PIC will co-sponsor the Veterans Job Fair on the USS Hornet in Alameda from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Oakland Career Center will be open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 268 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610.

For more information, visit www.oaklandpic.org or call their new main phone number (510) 858-OPIC (6742).

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