JOB FAIRS: Who’s hiring in southern Arizona

JOB FAIRS: Who’s hiring in southern Arizona
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TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The following opportunities for job seekers in southern Arizona will be updated as we receive information from hiring employers or agencies.

UCP of Southern Arizona: Ongoing

UCPSA is currently looking for exceptional staff to fill the following positions:

  • Behavior Health Technicians
  • Direct Care Workers
  • Job Coaches

Local non-profit UCP of Southern Arizona (UCPSA) has an on-going need for caring compassionate staff to provide non-medical, in-home supports to the elderly and people with all types of disabilities. The mission of UCPSA is to provide care that enables individuals to remain independent in their own home and community. Additionally, UCPSA has specialty departments. ASCEND is a program that offers Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to individuals with autism. WorkAbility is a program which provides individualized training and employment for people with disabilities.

Experience the rewards of providing in-home caregiving for individuals with disabilities and join our growing team of professionals. We offer flexible schedules, full and part time positions. We have positions all over Tucson and surrounding areas. Applicants must be 18 years of age and ability to obtain and Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card. Applicants can apply on-line at or visit our office at 630 N. Craycroft, Tucson, AZ 85711

For more information, please contact the UCPSA office in Tucson at 520-795-3108.

U.S. Census Bureau: Friday, Feb. 21

Representatives of the U.S. Census Bureau will be at a hiring event at the Goodwill Midvale Job Connections Center, 1703 W. Valencia Road, on Feb. 21, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Census Bureau is trying to fill up to 5,000 jobs at its Tucson office. The jobs, which include census takers and office personnel, pay $14.50 to $16 an hour.

With the start of the census approaching in March, the Census Bureau is ramping up its recruitment efforts to hire up to 500,000 people nationwide.

To apply, candidates must complete an online job application. For information and a link to the online application, click HERE.

If you have not pre-applied, you can apply on the spot at the Job Connections Center.

TUSD Transportation: Thursday, Feb. 27

Tucson Unified School District will be hosting a job fair to recruit bus drivers on Feb. 27. The events will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the Goodwill Midvale Job Connections, 1703 W. Valencia Road.

The district will pay for new employees to train for a CDL. You must be 21 with verifiable driving experience to apply. Also, applicants cannot have accrued eight points against their drivers license in the past two years. Candidates must pass physicals, drug screen, lift test and criminal history background checks.

Apply HERE and call 520-225-4800 for information.

McDonald’s: Ongoing

McDonald’s has made it easy for users of Alexa and Google Assistant to begin the application process. Starting a job application can be as simple as saying, “Alexa, help me get a job at McDonald’s,” or, “OK Google, help me get a job at McDonald’s.”

The voice experience is available on Alexa and Google Assistant devices in the United States, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the U.K., and is expected to roll out to other countries in the coming months.

After opening McDonald’s Apply Thru, all users need to jump-start their application process is answer a few basic questions ranging from their name, job area of interest and location. Potential applicants will receive a short text message shortly thereafter with a link to continue their application process.

To learn more about Made at McDonald’s, please visit

Amazon hires for Tucson Fulfillment Center: Ongoing

Amazon is now hiring for more than 1,500 full-time positions ahead of the launch of its more than 850,000 square-foot fulfillment center in Tucson. At the facility, Amazon employees will pick, pack and ship small items to customers like books, electronics or consumer goods. Associates will work alongside innovative technologies, including Amazon robotics that will be used on a daily basis to fulfill customer orders.

In addition to Amazon’s $15 minimum wage, full-time employees are immediately eligible for industry-leading benefits which include comprehensive healthcare from day one, 401(k) with 50 percent match, up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave and Amazon’s innovative Career Choice program, which pre-pays 95 percent of tuition for courses in high-demand fields, regardless of whether the skills are relevant to a career at Amazon. Flexible part-time opportunities are also available.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or the equivalent. Candidates can apply online at

JCPenney: Ongoing

Available customer service and support positions include cashier, replenishment specialist, SEPHORA inside JCPenney beauty consultant and more. JCPenney offers seasonal associates a full associate discount up to 25 percent, as well as flexible holiday scheduling. They are also seeking experienced stylists.

Highly experienced stylists can also take advantage of flexible scheduling with no booth rental fees. JCPenney salon stylists enjoy perks such as paid artistic training, health benefits for full-time stylists, paid time off and 401K eligibility.

Interested locals at all skill levels are encouraged to apply in store using the JCPenney Applicant Kiosk, or online by visiting and searching for “seasonal” jobs in their market. Those candidates hired as seasonal associates have the opportunity to be hired as permanent associates, as needed on a store-by-store basis.

To interview a local JCPenney general manager or for more information, please contact: JCPenney Corporate Communications & Public Relations at 972-431-3400 or

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