A job fair hosted by the Baltimore City Department of Public Works drew hundreds to the Chick Webb entertainment center in the Dunbar Broadway neighborhood on Saturday.
The managing director of the Department of Public Works, Deepti Muda, said the department is likewise Recruitment for a range of positions Including truck drivers, laborers, solid waste workers, as well as various types of apprenticeships.
“These are full-time jobs, beneficial,” Mudar said. “Today we saw hundreds of people… a lot of them. Hundreds, and we are also trying to fill hundreds of jobs. This exceeded our expectations.”
A few dozen who arrived after 2pm, which is when the event was scheduled to end, had to be turned away.
The Baltimore DPW is hosting a similar event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this coming Saturday, April 21 at the Oliver Recreation Center located at 1600 N. Spring St. to search for applications to fill out later.
“We want to do equity by having them in different locations of the city to reach people who are looking to build careers with us,” Moda said. “It is important not to expect people to come to us. … and make sure that there is public transportation and parking available.”