GDOL still hiring dislocated workers for fight against COVID-19

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The Guam Department of Labor is still hiring temporary workers to help the island overcome the coronavirus pandemic. Positions are still open for maintenance workers with Guam Homeland Security, and contact tracing with the Department of Public Health and Social Services.

Primary duties for maintenance workers include:
● Assisting Guam Memorial Hospital in the COVID Care Unit.
● Providing sanitization and housekeeping activities.
● Training will be provided by Homeland Security and GMH.
● Personal protective equipment will be provided.
● Pay is $12.75 per hour.

Primary duties for contact tracing data control clerks include:
● Assisting the contact tracing team with data entry of information gathered from the field and through investigations.
● Retrieving data and data verification.
● Pay is $10.14 per hour.

Primary duties for contact tracing community program aides include:
● Assisting program staff with disease surveillance activities and epidemiological
investigations of contacts.
● Assisting in outreach programs.
● Pay is $10.14 per hour.

The six-month terms are funded by the National Dislocated Worker Grant. To be eligible, applicants must have been laid off or furloughed from their job as a direct result of COVID-19.

“We have so many hard-working individuals in this program that are proud to help Guam get ahead of the coronavirus. Many have found permanent employment, new occupations, and learned new skills. I encourage dislocated workers to apply and advance their career paths during this pandemic,” said Department of Labor Director David Dell’Isola.

To apply, register on hireguam.com and upload your resume. Then send an email to
ndwg.hiring@dol.guam.gov. Include your most recent letter of furlough or layoff along with your full name, contact information, and the position in which you are interested.

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