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Bay Minette 
 Career Center

(serving North 
Baldwin County)

201 Faulkner Dr.
Bay Minette,  AL 
3 6507
(251) 937-4161




Brewton Career Center
(serving Escambia and Conecuh Counties)

1023 Douglas Ave 
 Suite 314
Brewton, AL 36426
(251) 867-4376




Camden Career 
Center

Itinerant Office
223-A Claiborne Street
Camden, AL 36726

Open
Tuesdays 
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Choctaw County  Career Center

Itinerant Office
 located on the campus of 
Coastal Alabama 
Community College
251 College St
Gilbertown, AL 36908

Business Hours
Wednesdays
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.



Foley Career Center

(serving South 
Baldwin County)

200 West Michigan Ave
Foley, AL 36535
251-943-1575



Jackson Career Center

(serving Clarke, Washington  and
  Choctaw Counties)

205 Walker Springs Rd.
Jackson, AL. 36545
(251) 246-2453
 



Mobile Career Center

(serving  Mobile County)

515 Springhill Plaza Court
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 461-4461
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Monroeville Career Center

(serving Monroe 
and Wilcox Counties)

2119 Hwy 21 
Bypass Suite 100
Monroeville, AL 36460
(251) 575-3894



Unemployment 
Statistics 

SWAPTE
Region 7


*Alabama  9.9 %
Alabama 9.4 %
United States 13.3%

*Seasonally Adjusted


 
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ALL OVER JANITORIAL SERVICES 
Janitors (General Custodial Workers) 
North Mobile Area Job# 2845940


Job Description
:Work with a team of 10 General Custodial Workers in an Industrial environment and report to an onsite Supervisor.

Pay Rate: $9.00 to $10:00 per hour.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday. 2 workers for a 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. and 8 workers from 6:00 PM. to 2:00 AM. schedule.

Job Duties: Full janitorial cleaning of areas inside the building's office areas, the common areas and restrooms.Will vacuum carpets, sweep and mop floors, some dusting, clean mirrors and fixtures and trash removal. 

J ob Requirements: Prefer 1 year of previous Janitorial experience. Requires having a valid and current Driver's License. Must have your own transportation and car insurance. Requires steel toed boots. Must have a strong work ethic, honest, and reliable. Requires a background check and drug screen. (Requires attending an Industrial Safety Course.)

How to Apply:Email a resume to aobsinc@att.net or call 251-450-2302 for details or make an appointment.


Resident Associate 
The Meadows of Brewton

Occupation: Personal Care Aides Location: Brewton, AL - 36426
Job Description -This is a part-time position reporting to the Administrator.  Hours of work will include 6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. or 3 p.m. - 11 p.m. Monday through Sunday; must be flexible with work schedule as shifts will vary; will work 15-20 hours per week.  High school diploma/GED is required along with a valid driver's license.  Alabama assisted living experience is preferred.  Some computer skills will be required in the near future.   

Qualifications:  Must be able to relate to residents and staff in a courteous and diplomatic manner under all circumstances.  Must be able to think, act, and intervene independently in both routine and emergency situations.  Physical Demands:  Must be able to lift/push up to 50 lbs.  Must be able to walk four miles daily.  Must be able to lift, carry, stand, bend, squat, crawl, reach, and kneel using good body mechanics for sustained periods of time.  Must possess adequate sight/hearing senses so that all requirements of the position are fully met.  Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability in order to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position. Refer to AlabamaWorks job order # 2848311.
 


Skills Training  
Skills training is tuition assistance for job seekers to get the skills for in  demand  jobs by attending colleges,  universities or technical schools for 2 years or less.  Funding is  provided by the  Workforce Innovation 
and Opportunity Act (WIOA)  in partnership with the Alabama Department of Labor  (Alabama Career Center) and the Alabama Department of Commerce.   Click here  to download brochure.
 





News  and  Notes





OJT Job Postings


On-the-Job Training (OJT)
as of 6/26/2020
 
To apply for these positions, please visit www.joblink.alabama.gov or click here. If accepted for an "On the Job Training" (OJT) position, you must certify and meet OJT eligibility guidelines at the Alabama Career Center / Southwest Alabama Partnership for Training and Employment (SWAPTE).
 
Assistant - Southern Endodontics. Looking for highly motivated assistant to assist the doctor with scheduling patient appointments, performing x-rays, assisting before, during 
and after a root can al. Prepare patients for treatment.. Assist the dentist in patient treatment. 
Take dental radiographs. Pass instruments to dentist in proper orientation. Provide patient education and instruction as directed by the dentist. Perform proper disinfection and sterilization procedures. Perform proper equipment care and maintenance. Refer to job order #2843559.
 
I nsurance Sales Agents - Rae Rodgers State Farm.This position involves insurance and financial services and sales. Must have the skills and abilities to develop leads, schedule appointments and provide prompt, accurate and friendly customer service. Will work with agent to establish goals. Responsible for using need-based reviews to educate customers about insurance options. Ideal candidate would have sales experience, possess excellent communication skills and be self-motivated. Proper and casualty producer license will need to be obtained within 60 days of employment. Background check is required. R efer to job order # 2848787.
 
            
Fork lift Operator - Meador Warehousing. $12.00 To $15.00 
per hour. The position is physically demanding and requires 
forklift certification along with 5 years of experience. The Forklift Operator must have the skills and abilities to load and unload materials safely and efficiently. Requires the ability to read pick sheets, complete bills of lading and other paperwork, pull orders by hand and/or forklift, stage/prep materials for shipment and load materials in trucks, containers or railcars. Able to unload products using a forklift. Qualified applicants need to be able to have reliable transportation and be able to pass a background check and drug screen. High school diploma or GED required. Applicants needs to have mathematical aptitude, good organizational skills, possess attention to detail, have good verbal and written skills, and to be able to lift 55 pounds or more consistently. To apply for this position visit local Career Center so that an up-to-date resume can be emailed to the employer. Refer to job order #2747129.
 
Front Desk / Receptionist - Advanced Dental Solutions Inc. Job Description: Work as the Front Desk Clerk with Receptionist Duties. Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour. Work Schedule: Will work Monday through Thursday, 7:45 AM. to 5:00 PM. Wednesday opens 6:45 AM. Usually closed Friday. (30 to 35 hours per week) Benefits: Discussed during the interview. Job Duties: Maintain positive attitude and friendly interactions with customers and employees. Greet entering customers immediately and make them feel welcome. Immediately answer phone calls with friendly/professional interaction. Answer all customer questions with correct information regarding dentistry and the clinic. Set proper expectations and exceed expectations regarding any follow up that is required to answer questions or perform requested tasks (ASAP same day). Ask appropriate questions to determine customer current and future needs. Correctly schedule existing and new patients based on initial interaction. Schedule appointments accurately and quickly on electronic schedule. Register new patients in line with acceptable standards of the clinic. Guide patients in filling medical forms at the clinic to avoid errors and inaccurate information. Review, check, and enter all required patient information in the clinic electronic system before the appointed time for patient. Refer to job order # 2842622.
 
Assembler/Finisher - Denny Manufacturing . Job Description: Will work as an Assembler/Finisher at Denny Manufacturing. Pay Rate: $10.00 to $12.00 per hour. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM. to 5:00 PM. Must be able to work weekends as needed. Benefits: Discussed during the interview. Job Duties: Finisher duties are to clean, prepare and finish all novelty orders before shipping. Will assemble novelty products before shipping. Will print shipping labels for orders that are ready. Will learn shipping department packaging and logistics. Will learn to "QC" all orders for mistakes, flaws, scratches in acrylic, incorrect pathing, poor color quality, trash or lines in photos, etc. Will keep track of orders with multiple pieces which are waiting for more items to be produced and will ensure that they are shipped in a timely manner. Will learn shipping department packaging and logistics. Will learn the company novelty and picture people web sites in order to track orders and print packing slips. Job Requirements: Requires at least six months of light computer and typing experience. Requires a High School Diploma or a GED. Requires basic computer skills. Requires being detail oriented. Requires organizational skills. Requires working under deadlines. Requires multitasking skills. Also requires basic typing skills. How to Apply: Apply in person at Denny Mfg., 3007 Dial Street, Mobile, Alabama, 36612. Refer to job order # 2803090.
 
CNC and Manual Machinists - S PI/Mobile 
Pulley Works, Inc.  Job Description: Able to read and under   stand blueprints, set up and operate machines to cut and machine steel parts for the boring mill, lathe, milling machine, and drill press machines.  Pay Rate: $20.00 to $25.00 per hour. Work Schedule: Monday through Saturday, 6:00 AM. to 2:30 PM. and 3:00 PM. to 2:30 AM. O/T available. Benefits: Excellent benefits. ( BC/BS Health Insurance / Retirement / 401K / Short and Long term Disability. ) Job Duties: Able to read and understand blueprints, set up machines to cut and machine steel parts on any of the machines listed below as directed by machine shop manager. Job Requirements: Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience machining with any or all of the following pieces of equipment: boring mill, lathe, milling machine, drill press. Requires Trade school or OJT from a previous employer. Requires a background check and drug screen. How to Apply: Email a resume to hr101@spimpw.com Call 251-653-0606 for an appointment. Fax a resume to 251-653-0668 or Mail a r
esume to P. O. Box 50010, Mobile, Alabama, 36605. Refer to job order # 2834357.

Maintenance Technician - SPI/Mobile Pulley Works Inc. Job Description: Maintaining industrial equipment both electrical and mechanical. Pay Rate: $22.00 to $24.00 per hour. Work Schedule: Monday through Saturday, 6:00 AM. to 2:30 PM. Overtime available. Benefits: Excellent benefits. ( BC/BS Health Insurance / Retirement / 401K / Short and Long term Disability. ) Job Duties: Troubleshoot and repair equipment using 460-volt A/C. Requires multitasking and prioritizing equipment repairs and scheduling a routine preventive maintenance program. Job Requirements: Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience maintaining industrial equipment. Must be able to troubleshoot and repair equipment using 460-volt A/C. Requires Trade school or OJT from a previous employer. Requires a current and valid Driver's License. Requires a background check and drug screen. How to Apply: Email a resume to hr101@spimpw.com Call 251-653-0606 for an appointment. Fax a resume to 251-653-0668 or Mail a resume to P. O. Box 50010, Mobile, Alabama, 36605. Refer to job order # 2835353.
 
Press Brake Operator -SPI/Mobile Pulley Works Inc. Job Description: Control machine press used to roll and bend steel parts according to blueprints. Pay Rate: $22.00 to $25.00 per hour. Work Schedule: Monday through Saturday, 6:00 AM. to 2:30 PM. Overtime available. Benefits: Excellent benefits. ( BC/BS Health Insurance / Retirement / 401K / Short and Long term Disability. ) Job Duties: Control machine press used to roll and bend steel parts according to blueprints. Job Requirements: Must have a minimum of 4 years of experience as a Brake Press Operator. Requires the skills to read blueprints. Requires Trade school or OJT from a previous employer. Requires a background check and drug screen. How to Apply: Email a resume to hr101@spimpw.com Call 251-653-0606 for an appointment. Fax a resume to 251-653-0668 or Mail a resume to P. O. Box 50010, Mobile, Alabama, 36605. Refer to job order # 2835355
 
 
Carpenter-BELFOR Property Restoration. Occupation: Construction and Extraction Occupations. This position is responsible to provide operational support in reconstruction efforts for clients. Qualified candidates must be well grounded in fundamentals of carpentry and tool usage. Their primary learning mode is OJT through experience and interaction with intermediate and advance carpenters. Basic Carpenters have three development levels; (1) improve supervisory skills from small unskilled labor crews to larger crews that include BELFOR personnel and skilled subcontractors; (2) become increasingly competent with carpenter tools and BELFOR equipment; and (3) develop a basic understanding of field operation tasks specific to restoration industry. This position is the level 1 in the Progressive Carpenter track. This position will move to Carpenter- Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced after successful completion of required BELFOR New Hire Training. Responsibilities: Must be able to take direction from experienced carpenter and supervisor. Move and protect contents without damage. Construct appropriate containment for construction dust, dirt and airborne contaminant in working area. Using appropriate tools and accepted BELFOR methods, perform tasks related 
to floodcutting, salvaging and labeling baseboards, cabinets, doors, etc. Develop full material knowledge as it relates to types, purposes, grades and uses for trims, doors, cabinetry. Develop proficiency in installation of various forms of insulation. Develop under supervision full knowledge of Framing, Trim installation, cabinetry installation. Develop under supervision ability to "dry-in" a building as it relates to roofing material installation. Learn and understand MSDS protocols for chemicals used during mitigation processes. Refer 
to job order # 3826.
 
IT Help Desk Technician- We are looking for a competent Help desk technician to provide fast and useful technical assistance on computer systems. You will work tickets on technical issues and use remote tools to solve them. An excellent Help desk technician must have good technical knowledge and be able to communicate effectively to understand the problem and effect a permanent solution. They must also be confident, customer-oriented and patient to deal with customers who are in the middle of emotional outages. Our ideal candidate would also have outstanding troubleshooting skills. The goal is to create value for clients that will help preserve BIS' relationship, reputation and business. Responsibilities: * Perform remote troubleshooting through diagnostic techniques and pertinent questions * Determine the best solution based on the issue and details provided by customers * Seek direction from the next level of support personnel in a timely manner * Provide accurate information on IT products or services * Record events and problems and their resolution in service tickets * Follow-up and update customer status and information to keep tickets within parameters * Pass on any feedback or suggestions by customers to the appropriate internal team * Identify and suggest possible improvements on procedures * Continuously learn about our current solution stack and develop knowledge about trending ideas in the IT space Use our extensive remote tools to solve issues for customers * Documenting work and recording details.  Refer to job order # Job Order #2818462.
 
CDL Truck Driver (OJT) - Employer: Whitfield Trucking. Location: Eight Mile, AL. Drive a tractor trailer combination with at least 26,000 pounds of gross weight. Requires a Class A Commercial Driver's License. Driver is expected to check vehicle, follow safety procedures, inspect loads, maintain loads and secure cargo. Position requires a clean MVR, 2 years of experience, stepping up and...  Refer to job order # 2674339.
 
General Laborer - Employer: Whitfield Trucking. Location: Eight Mile, AL. General Laborer will require the skills and abilities to maintain lawn, wash truck and trailers, and to run errands. Must be able to operate lawnmower and trimmer. Must be able to climb ladder to wash the tops of 18 wheelers. Position will require learning other duties. Valid driver's license is needed... Refer to job order # 2674430.

Retention Position - Provide friendly, helpful and professional assistance to our current policyholders. Pay Rate: $9.00 to $12.00 Depending on experience and monthly bonuses. Job Duties: Job duties would include but are not limited to assisting customers through the claims process and following up to make sure the policies are issues correctly and that they renew correctly with all discounts included. This position also includes calling current customers to remind them of any bill that is due or to get any documents we may require from them pertaining to their insurance. Meeting with customers to review their coverage and discounts.  Refer to job order # 2782339.
 
Chef / Kitchen Helper - Employer: Nanays Filipino Kitchen, Inc. Location: Mobile, AL.   Refer to job order # 2735881.
 
Bookkeeper - Employer: Royal Property Management. We are looking for a skilled Bookkeeper to maintain our financial records, including purchases, sales, receipts and payments. Our ideal candidate holds a Finance degree (preferably followed by accounting CPE courses. Location: Mobile, AL.  Refer to job order# 2734755.

Laborer / Helper - Employer: FCS Facility Maintenance. Location: Semmes, AL. Job Description: Will work with the manager as a ( Laborer / Helper ) on jobsites. Pay Rate: $10.00 to $19.66 per hour.  Refer to job order # 2744847. 
 
Nursing Assistant - Employer: Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. Pay Rate: $11.25 per hour.
Job Description: Assist in the continuity of patient care delivery within an assigned are by providing 
direct personal care, rehabilitative measures and supportive services.  Refer to job order # 2774011.
 
CNC Operator -  Mack Manufacturing, Inc.  Machining of Steel parts on CNC mills and lathes. Pay Rate: $21.00 per hour. Job Duties and Responsibilities: Measure dimensions of finished workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures. Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments, fixtures, and workpieces on machines, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments. Transfer commands from servers to computer numerical control (CNC) modules, using computer network links. Check to ensure that workpieces are properly lubricated and cooled during machine operation.  Refer to job order# 2739489.
 
Prepper / Utility Person -Yak The Kathmandu Kitchen. $10.00 To $12.00 per hour.  Refer to job order # 2781062.
 
Security Guard - King Security Services -$10 per hour.  The Security Guard position requires the employee to monitor and be able to walk the perimeter of the campus. Must be able to respond to any disturbances and write reports. The position also requires the employee to be observant and be able to interact with student population. Applicants cannot have a felony on their background. Must be able to obtain a pistol permit. Must be over 21 years of age. Refer to job order #  2815894.
 
Nursing Assistant- Mobile InfirmaryJob Description: Assist in the continuity of patient care delivery 
within an assigned are by providing direct personal care, rehabilitative measures and supportive services. 
Pay Rate: $11.25 per hour. Work Schedule: Will work 36 hours per week. Requires availability to work any day of the week including weekends. Also requires availability to work days, evenings, nights.: Supports quality patient care by providing personal hygiene and activities of daily living; promotes patient care by providing appropriate patient and family education; and participates as an effective team member by 
providing  quality observation, communication, and documentation and support with special project. 
Refer to job  order #  2774011.
 
Galvanizing Line Operator-Quality Galvanizing LLC. The Galvanizing Line Operator receives instructions from the Plant Manager or Team Leader pertaining to the assignments and expectations for the day. The operator will have been trained on the equipment and process in the operations area. The operator will be required to follow processes and procedures either posted or directed by management. Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour. Assures their assignments are completed on time. Responsible for the quality check points at assigned station. Responsible for safety and housekeeping of their area. Fills out paperwork according to managers instructions. Uses forklifts and overhead hoist to load and carry material. Must follow safety rules and regulations.  Refer to job order # 2809956.
 
Server / Waitress / Waiter-Yak The Kathmandu Kitchen. Job Description: YAK The Kathmandu Kitchen is looking for a Server / Waitress to work in a restaurant dedicated to Nepali Indian cuisine. The Nepali cooking style uses 15 different spices to create over 30 menu items. Each menu item is a unique blend of spices and food. Pay Rate: $10.00 to $12.00 Per hour depending on experience. Job Duties: The Server will greet customers and choose a seating area agreeable to the customer.  Refer to job order # 2781058.
 
Security Guard - Community Security Services LLC Security Guard. Description: Mostly vehicle patrol with occasional foot patrol in a neighborhood. Occasional parking enforcement. 7 days a week. Day into evening shifts. Daily shift reports required. Must be personable and good with people. Pay Rate: $9.00 per hour Work Location: Prichard Housing Work Schedule: Will work 35 plus hours per week. Will work from 8:00 AM. to 7:00 PM. Job Duties Security is a 24/7 industry with 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts giving our employees the flexibility to balance work/life needs. Our security officers are employed at client sites throughout Mobile 
and surrounding areas to help protect our clients' property, their valuables and their employees. This is achieved through patrolling, monitoring and reporting techniques by exercising vigilance, integrity and helpfulness  (our core company values). Job Requirements: Minimum age of 18 (21 years of age if applying 
for an armed position). Proof of eligibility to work in the United States. High school diploma/GED (or agreement to complete a GED program within six months of hire). Requires a valid Driver's License and 
a reliable means  of transportation.  Refer to job order # 2797019.
 
Laborer - Denny Manufacturing. General laborer performing strenuous physical work for manufacturing company. Pay Rate: $10.00 to $12.00 per hour. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM. to 
5:00 PM. Must be able to work weekends as needed. Benefits: Discussed during the interview. Job Duties: Measure, mark, and cut fabrics. Finishing of printed goods such as banners and backdrops. Maintain clean work area, follow directions and perform duties as requested. Daily trash removal, folding large sheets of fabric, using razor knifes and must be able to read a tape measure. Unloading incoming trucks, making boxes, and packing products for outgoing shipments.  Refer to job order # 2760154.
 
Marketing and Sales Executive-SEZ Aerospace USA- The Marketing and Sales Manager will manage the day to day marketing activities of the company and develop both short and long term market strategy. Pay Rate: $16.00 per hour. Generate clients to market and manage all activities of the assigned accounts. Develop marketing programs, identify additional potential customers and target them for business and sales. Manage 
t he day to day marketing activities.  Refer to job order # 2786892.
 
Roofer (Commercial / Residential Trainee) or Helper / Construction Laborer (Trainee)-Dobson Sheet Metal 
& Roofing Inc. $12.00 To $20.00 per hour  .  Work as a Roofer or General Laborer and learn to install roofing systems on commercial and residential buildings. Job Requirements: (Must meet OJT eligibility guidelines) Requires some previous construction experience. Requires working at heights. Will be bending, stooping, climbing, hauling, stacking and performing general cleanup. Requires a current, valid Driver's License. Requires a background check and drug screen. (Some positions do not require a background check.)  Refer 
to job order #2762659.
 
Marine Electricians and Electrician Helpers
Job # 2845464
Job Description:
Marine Electricians and Electrician Helpers needed to work on new marine construction in Bayou La
Batre.  Experienced Electricians can apply and be interviewed
Pay Rate: Good pay rates discussed during the interview. Depends on experience.Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Overtime available. Benefits:  Available and discussed during the interview.

Job Duties:
We need Marine Electricians with experience or experienced Electricians, who can work on 480 volt motor hookup, transformers and have some PLC knowledge. Also looking for Marine Electrician Helpers or Electrician Helpers with experience who can rough in deck houses, panels and lighting.
Job Requirements: Requires experience as a Marine Electrician or Electrician.
 
How to Apply:
Email a resume to  jatkinsDME@aol.com    or call Joey Atkins at 251-232-5871.
If no one answers leave a message.


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Baldwin County
 Keniesha Fields  
Bay Minette Career Center
Phone: 251-937-4161

Kristi Mitchell  
Foley Career Center 
Phone: 251-943-1575  

Escambia County
Marion Harrison 
Brewton Career Center
Phone: 251-867-3247

Clarke, Choctaw and Washington Counties
Sheila Thompson
Jackson Career Center 
Phone: 251-246-2453

Mobile County
Stephanie Shepard Oaks 
Mobile Career Center
  email:  shepard@swapte.org 
Phone:  251- 432-0909 ext. 146

Cassandra Odom  
Mobile Career Center
email:  codom@swapte.org     
Phone: 251- 432-0909 ext. 147
 



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