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Recovery Job Opportunities Available for Florida Families

Sep 26, 2017

MARATHON, Fla. – Today, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Employ Florida, one of the nation’s largest job opening websites, launched a new portal for Hurricane Irma recovery and cleanup jobs. The Employ Florida Hurricane Irma Recovery Jobs Portal provides direct links to recovery and cleanup job opportunities across the state and is available at Irma.EmployFlorida.com.

Governor Scott said, “Helping Floridians get back to work is a huge part of the recovery process, and with the new Hurricane Irma Recovery Jobs Portal, families will now be able to more easily find job opportunities that also help their own communities. I encourage all families and businesses owners to take advantage of this important resource as we continue to work together to help our entire state rebuild and recover.”

New jobs are being added every day for jobseekers. Employers who would like to register and list jobs should pick “Hurricane Irma Recovery Job” in the listing so that it shows up in the portal.

DEO Executive Director Cissy Proctor said, "Employ Florida’s Hurricane Irma Recovery Jobs Portal will connect jobseekers with job opportunities for the important work that is needed to help our communities and state recover after this disaster. We are proud to offer jobseekers and employers this new resource.”

Besides job listings, individuals can also use Irma.EmployFlorida.com to create a resume, apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance, find education and training opportunities and more.



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