The COVID-19 outbreak has upended commerce in Nevada. But if you’re searching for jobs, some industries are still hiring.
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The Sufferfest, a cycling and triathlon training app, has positions open for DevOps engineer, front end web developer, senior software engineer and software engineer manager. All positions are full-time and based in Reno. To apply, visit wahoofitness.recruiterbox.com.
Allied Universal at Panasonic is seeking security officers, with pay beginning at $17.50 per hour.
The security subcontractor also is hiring security officers for several other sites in Northern Nevada. Job-seekers can learn more and apply at jobs.aus.com.
Haimlton Medical has positions open for customer service liaison, janitor, materials handler, production operator/assembler, production supervisor, quality technician, repair technician, strategic marketing analyst, warehouse associate and warehouse shipping and receiving specialist. Job descriptions can be viewed at hamiltonmedical.applicantpro.com/jobs/.
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The U.S. Postal Service has positions open for mail processing assistant, clerk assistant, mail handler assistant and rural carrier associate, all based in Reno. To learn more or to apply, visit usps.gov and search for positions within Nevada.
Walton’s Funeral and Cremations is hiring funeral directors and funeral arrangers, and is willing to train new hires. The company, based in Nevada, provides funeral, cremations and pre-planning services for Northern Nevada and northeastern California. Resumes may be sent in to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eight positions in Northern Nevada have been posted through outsourcing company IntelliSource, including assembly workers, facilities cleaners and warehouse associates. Jobs can be reviewed at catchthespark.com.
Cintas‘ Reno facility has full- and part-time positions open for loaders/unloaders and route service representatives; four positions have been posted since March 17.
Three grocery chains have announced hiring increases related to the increase in shopping due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Raley’s has posted more than 60 positions for Raley’s and Food Source locations in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Fernley, Gardnerville, Yerington, Incline Village, Truckee and South Lake Tahoe. This includes a “mass hiring” of positions for Raley’s eCart program, which assembles and delivers online orders to drive-up customers; and several full-time, part-time and temporary positions in Raley’s pharmacies.
“A majority of the roles will be temporary with the potential for permanent employment,” Kevin Buffalino, public relations and partnerships manager, told the RGJ. “Given the fluidity of the situation, we are unclear of exactly how long we will need these new team members.”
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The Save Mart Companies will hire 1,000 employees, including at Nevada Save Mart locations, as well as Save Mart, FoodMaxx and Lucky Supermarkets in California. The chain currently has eight positions for multi-purpose clerks and service specialists.
“The Save Mart Companies is always looking for talent within our communities and these positions can lead to permanent additions in our stores and warehouses, beyond the COVID-19 outbreak,” Victoria Castro, public affairs manager for The Save Mart Companies, told the RGJ.
Smith’s Food and Drug Stores has 18 job postings at stores in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Gardnerville and Dayton. Positions range from facility engineering general maintenance and freight crews to grocery stockers and e-commerce clerks.
Smith’s did not respond to requests as to whether the positions were temporary during the COVID-19 outbreak or part of a permanent staffing ramp-up.
Thrive Market, an online grocery retailer for non-gmo, organic and natural products, is seeking fulfillment specialists across all shifts. The company is conducting walk-in interviews Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its facility at 700 Milan Drive, Suite 101 in Sparks. Additional details at thrivemarketreno.com.
Amazon also has announced plans for 100,000 new full and part-time positions at fulfillment centers in the U.S., although none of the new positions have been posted for the retailer’s Reno fulfillment center.
Home Depot currently has 78 positions posted for its Northern Nevada stores in Reno, Sparks and Carson City, with positions including repair and tool technicians, cashiers, security, delivery and receiving. According to The Home Depot, the ramp-up is part of the company’s busiest hiring season.
A number of health care positions have been posted in the past week, including hundreds of nursing positions in the region.
CVS Health has more than 80 positions open in Northern Nevada and northeastern California, including both licensed positions like pharmacy technicians and registered nurses; and entry-level positions such as cashiers and retail store associates.
Northern Nevada Medical Center has 65 jobs open, including nursing positions, support staff and entry level positions.
Renown Health has hundreds of open positions, including more than 200 nursing positions.
Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center currently has nearly 100 open positions ranging from telemetry nursing assistants to transportation aides to nursing director for oncology and surgery services. A handful of positions are assigned to the fitness center, which has been closed temporarily.
Carson Tahoe Health currently has more than 100 open positions, including 45 nursing positions.
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