JOB FAIRS: Who’s hiring in southern Arizona

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

Veteran Job Fair: Sept. 18

The Tucson VA in partnership with private sector employers will host a Veteran Job Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the R.E. Lindsey Jr. Auditorium located at 3601 S. Sixth Avenue.

Some of the employers that will be represented at the job fair:

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS), Amazon, Raytheon, Geico, Aerotek, Ascend Staffing, U.S. Census, Citi Bank, Onin Staffing, Poly Print, Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Jim Click, Title Max, Allied Universal.

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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