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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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City to hold disaster recovery business and employment information job fair

July 17, 2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, the City announced that it will hold a Disaster Recovery Business and Employment Information Job Fair on Thursday, July 19, 2012, from 4:00 – to 5:30 p.m at the JOB1 Office, 3400 Tulane Avenue.

The City’s Department of Sanitation and the Office of Supplier Diversity are hosting the informational fair in conjunction with DRC Emergency Services and SAIC, the City’s disaster recovery contractors.

The City is committed to providing opportunities to local individuals and businesses who may be interested in helping the City recover from a disaster such as a hurricane, should one occur. The Disaster Recovery Business and Employment Information Job Fair will help DRC and SAIC identify individuals and businesses who may be able to assist with these efforts.

At the event, DRC and SAIC will provide information regarding the basic requirements needed to pre-qualify to work with the City. Companies with hauling equipment greater than 30 cubic yards, bulldozers, grapple trucks, bobcats and front end loaders interested in subcontracting opportunities, and individuals over the age of 18 interested in working as debris removal monitors are welcome to attend. All interested individuals and businesses, especially small and local businesses and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) are strongly encouraged to attend.

For more information, please contact the Department of Sanitation at (504) 658-3800 or email Sanitation@nola.gov.

 
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Last updated: 7/17/2012 2:58:19 PM

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