The Oakland Private Industry Council (PIC) will host AC Transit recruiters in January, dates to be announced. The company is recruiting for numerous positions and has many openings for bus operators.
AC Transit will provide information sessions and work with PIC to prepare candidates for successful applications and interviews. AC Transit trains its operators and offers benefits and paid time off to employees.
Other companies are also recruiting for varied jobs including truck driver, senior helpers, insurance agents and service positions at Levys Restaurants at Oracle Arena. The positions at Oracle work the Warriors schedule, as well as special events. The jobs are stewards, dishwashers and retail clerks. They pay minimum wage plus tips.
Trucking companies that are hiring include Oak Harbor Freight Lines, MTS, Michael’s Transportation, and Corovan. Senior Helpers offers positions throughout the East Bay for in-home caregivers. Colonial Life has a dozen openings for agents who can learn the insurance business and become certified to manage their own accounts. Another employer that has openings is Managed by Q, which is recruiting for cleaners, administrative assistants, helpers and handymen and women.
Smaller firms have vacancies as well. Eco Haul is looking for drivers to haul de-construction materials. Mr. Sparkle is hiring window cleaners. Corovan is hiring furniture assemblers and drivers.
The Private Industry Council hosts employers at it three sites, 268 Grand Avenue, 1801 Adeline and 7200 Bancroft Ave. – all in Oakland. Registration and orientation for services at 268 Grand Ave. is held on Tuesdays, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The PIC office will be closed New Year ’s Day.