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Jobs & Training

The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) will be taking applications Monday, May 3, through Friday, May 7, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.:

JOB1 Business and Career Solutions Center, 2330 Canal Street, New Orleans, 504-658-4500.
8201 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette
1112 Engineers Road, Belle Chasse
316 E. Howze Beach Lane, Slidell
1900 Lafayette Street, Gretna
1803 Airline Drive, Metairie
3520 General DeGaulle Drive, Algiers
975 Cambridge Drive, LaPlace
737 Paul Mallard Road (Suite 2A), Luling
2289 Texas Street, Lutcher

Beginning Monday, May 3, job seekers can get more information on the week’s events by calling 1-877-529-6751.

The company will be hiring for general labor, crew leader, site supervisor, site safety representative and lead safety representative positions. Duties include debris removal and placing protective barriers along shorelines and beaches. Job seekers must be at least 18 years old and have their own transportation. Applicants must be available to work seven days a week and will live in a shared hotel environment. Workforce Commission services are offered at no cost to employers and participating job seekers.

Louisiana Workforce Commission Centers throughout State Can Assist with Oil Spill Job Applications From May 4, 2010 - Business and Career Solutions Centers throughout Louisiana can accept applications from job seekers interested in potential jobs that may become available due to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC).

The LWC is working with companies that have been contracted to provide oil spill-related services. A variety of job positions requiring a range of skill levels may be needed.

Each Business and Career Solutions Center can provide details on available oil spill-related jobs, as well as other jobs in the center’s region, and process applications.

To find the closest Business and Career Solutions Center, interested job seekers can go to the LWC website, www.laworks.net, and select the link ”Business & Career Solutions Ctr” in the navigation table in the top right of the home page.

Workforce Commission services are offered at no cost to employers and participating job seekers.


Volunteer Louisiana has set up a site for volunteerism. If you want to register your desire to help and receive updates click here.  To learn more about volunteering in an oil spill, click here. 

To report oil on land and for Community and Volunteer Information, call 1-866-448-5816.

To offer your vessel for service or submit alternative response technology, services or products, call 281-366-5511.

The BP Volunteer Hotline has set up numbers if you need to report injured wildlife or damage related to the spill. You can also request volunteer information at 866-448-5816.

The Oiled Wildlife Care Network is providing volunteer information, though help from private citizens is not being requested at this time.


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