TOLEDO (WTOL) - The City of Toledo is looking for job seekers who would be able to step-in if city workers go on strike.
A "help wanted" ad was posted in Sunday's Toledo Blade. For the next week, the city is accepting resumes from job seekers with certain skills.
The mayor's spokesperson, Jason Webber, tells News 11 the resumes are part of a back-up plan in case local unions ever go on strike. Webber adds that no strikes are expected at this time.
AFSCME Local 7, which represents hundreds of city workers turned down a second contract offer from the city last week.
THE CITY OF TOLEDO IS ACCEPTING RESUMES FOR REVIEW The City of Toledo is accepting resumes beginning Monday, January 12, 2009 through Friday, January 16, 2009 in the following areas: Positions that require a valid Class A or Class B Commercial Driver's License, such as heavy equipment operators and truck drivers; general labor positions; computer operators and programmers; construction, engineering, and electrical technicians; various clerical areas requiring experience in accounts payable, payroll, record maintenance, public contact and data entry; tax auditors and accountants; positions requiring biological, chemical, environmental and related physical science experience; automotive mechanics and trades mechanics; possession of a journeyman's card in the plumbing, electrical, carpentry, or welding trade; positions with dispatching experience; and positions requiring Line Clearance Tree Trimmer certification. Telephone calls will not be accepted. Resumes can be mailed or delivered to the Department of Human Resources, One Government Center, Ste 1920, Toledo, OH 43604 or sent via email to the following address: mailto:toledo.humanresources@ toledo.oh.gov . The City of Toledo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, females and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to respond.
Listing provided by The Toledo Blade.