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These companies are making big hires in metro Atlanta this February

Looking for a new job? Spring may not be officially on the calendar yet, but several metro Atlanta area companies are ramping up hiring for their busy spring and summer seasons. You’ll also find plenty of openings for census positions this time of year.

The following are some of the companies making big hires in metro Atlanta this February:

» RELATED: Stone Mountain Park is hiring entertainers, ambassadors

» RELATED: Zoo Atlanta looks to fill seasonal positions at job fair

Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves are looking to fill numerous gameday positions for this season at Truist Park. If you love being at the ballpark, you’ll find jobs for ushers, greeters, ticket sellers, grounds crew members and more. You’ll also find some job titles beyond those you might expect, such as a digital service representative to monitor social media trends during games.

For some of the gameday jobs, you’ll need to arrive early at the park and stay late, while being prepared to work 85% of games after you’re hired. Check out Braves’ openings here and apply online.

Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta is hiring up to 100 seasonal employees and is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1. You’ll be able to talk to a Zoo Atlanta hiring manager one-on-one about openings including those for ride attendants, gift shop cashiers and rope course guides.

If you’re interested, apply online and bring copies of your resume with you.

Stone Mountain Park

If you’re at home in front of an audience and have skills such as improv/hosting, puppeteering or performing in a comedy/stunt show, Stone Mountain Park could have just the seasonal job for you. The popular attraction is holding auditions for entertainers for the upcoming season.

Auditions are by appointment only and will be held on Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8 at ART Station Theatre, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain, GA. Call 770-413-5254 or email audition@stonemountainpark.com to set an appointment.

» RELATED: Fulton County still looking to hire thousands of census workers

U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to start its once-a-decade nationwide population count, and it still needs nearly 3,000 temporary employees to help in Fulton County

The positions range from 20 to 40 hours a week and will pay $14 to $24 an hour plus expenses like mileage. Schedules are flexible, and if you’re interested, you can apply online.

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