Now hiring in metro Atlanta: Nurses, police officers, poll workers, more


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Now hiring in metro Atlanta: Nurses, police officers, poll workers, more

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Mark your calendar for these can't-miss career events.

Job opportunities are available in Cobb, Douglas and Fulton counties — among them Cobb County poll workers, WellStar nurses and Marietta police officers.

The Cobb County Board of Elections is looking for people to work in voting precincts this year. A poll worker must be a U.S. citizen, a Cobb County resident, at least 16 years old, be able to read, write and speak English and not have any felony convictions in the past 10 years. Poll workers also must attend at least one mandatory training class before working at the poll. New workers are paid $110 for Election Day, $20 to $30 for each training class and $15 for helping to set up the poll. Workers must arrive at 6 a.m. on an Election Day and stay until all voters leave and closing procedures are completed. Election dates include May 24 and Nov. 8 with possible runoff dates of July 26 and Dec. 6. To have your name added to the list of potential workers or for more information, download a brochure and application here.

The position will pay $7.25 an hour and work a 40-hour work week. Nights and weekends will be required at times. Landscaping and/or facility maintenance skills are preferred for these job opportunities. Must be at least 16 years of age. For an application and information, contact Rick Whorton at 770-528-8830. Click here for more information about Cobb P.A.R.K.S.

Southeast Cooler Manufacturing workers | Mondays to Thursdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 1520 Westfork Drive, Lithia Springs, 30122
Apply in person. Southeast Cooler, a leading manufacturer of coolers/freezers, is looking for workers at $9 an hour. Call 770-941-6703 for more information.

Stallings Insurance Agency  customer service support/office management/producer | 5754 West Stewarts Mill Road, Douglasville
These full-time positions require a bachelor's degree and P&C license with at least one year of experience in the insurance industry. Contact Melissa Stallings at 678-561-5793 or

WellStar career event for experienced nurses | May 19, 5-7 p.m., free; The Georgia Aquarium, 255 Baker St. NW, Atlanta, 30313
Experienced nurses can meet with WellStar's hiring leaders and talent acquisition team to learn about registered nurse career opportunities at WellStar Health System. Event includes hors d'oeuvres and door prizes. Register here.

Marietta police hiring event | May 20, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free; Marietta High School, 1171 Whitlock Ave., Marietta, 30064

A physical agility test will begin at 8:30 a.m. A 45-page background book must be completed in advance for afternoon interviews. Apply online first here. Download the background book here. Register here. Questions: 770-794-5347,

Fastenal job fair | May 25, 10 a.m.-noon and 2-6:30 p.m., free; Douglas County Courthouse, 8700 Hospital Drive, Douglasville, 30134

Fastenal, the largest fastener distributor in the U.S., is looking for logistic-minded people, including college students. Interested persons will be able to apply online during the job fair after talking to a Fastenal representative. The Fastenal Atlanta Distribution Center is at 6445 Fulton Industrial Blvd.

Thinking of a move in the Atlanta area? Check out the Newcomer's Guide to Atlanta here.

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