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GlobalFoundrie’s Foundry Friday’s Job Opportunities and Job Fair

The Vermont Department of Labor has teamed up with GlobalFoundries, in an effort to help fill the company’s more than 50 available positions.

The Department of Labor will host Foundry Fridays on August 11, 18 and 25 at each of its 12 Career Resource Center across the state. On each of these Fridays, anyone interested in applying for a job at GlobalFoundries in Essex Junction, VT can receive assistance filling out a GlobalFoundries application and get information about available job opportunities.

In addition, the Department, along with GlobalFoundries, will host a job fair on August 30, 2017 at the Double Tree located on Williston Road in South Burlington from 3pm–6pm. This job fair is open to the public.

GlobalFoundries recently announced an increase in the starting wage for entry-level positions. Successful new hires will start as an Advanced Manufacturing Technician–Temporary earning $14.50 per hour with health benefits and a retirement plan. After three years, these same individuals will become permanent employees, and will automatically receive a wage increase bringing them to $15.00 per hour.

Applications will be reviewed by GlobalFoundries human resources staff when they are received, and qualified applicants will be given an opportunity to participate in an on-site interview at GlobalFoundries.

The Department of Labor has Career Resource Centers in Barre, Bennington, Brattleboro, Burlington, Middlebury, Morrisville, Newport, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, St. Johnsbury, and White River Junction. All Career Resource Centers are open Friday’s from 9:45am to 4:30pm and are staffed with highly-knowledge workforce development professions.

For more information about the Department of Labor’s Career Resource Centers or any other Department services, visit www.labor.vermont.gov or call 888.807.7072.

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The Springfield Career Resource Center has new phone numbers

The Vermont Department of Labor’s Springfield Career Resource Center has converted to a new telephone system. In doing so, the Springfield Career Resource Center has had to change all their existing numbers. The new phone numbers are:

Springfield Career Resource Center’s main phone number- 802-289-0999

Employee phone numbers Amber Brooks 802-289-0988
  Michelle Demers 802-289-0989
  Tony Genung 802-289-0991
  Megan Kinlock 802-289-0992
  Noreen Lake 802-289-0993
  Edward Merrill 802-289-0994
  Ann Szeto 802-289-0995
  Suzanne Wagner 802-289-0996
Conference Room   802-289-0997
Lobby   802-289-0998

Fax Number- Remaining the same 802-885-2728

If you have any questions concerning the new phone numbers, call the Springfield Career Resource Center at 802-289-0999.