MARCH 25, 2019 – Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Chicagoland South Side Hiring Event & Career Fair With Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Employers

WHAT IS TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION, & LOGISTICS?

Transportation, Distribution and Logistics (TDL) careers involves the planning, management and movement of people, materials and products by road, air, rail and water. It also entails the fundamentals of moving raw and/or finished products from points of origin to customers, including: product receiving, storage, order processing, packaging, shipping, inventory control, hazardous materials handling, dispatch, tracking, equipment operations and managerial functions.


TDL OFFERS CAREERS

Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of this thriving industry that is organized into eight career pathways:

  • Facility and mobile equipment maintenance
  • Health, safety and environmental management
  • Logistics planning and management services
  • Sales and services
  • Transportation operations
  • Transportation systems and infrastructure
  • Planning, management and regulation
  • Warehousing and distribution center operations

EVENT DETAILS

Who: Qualified job seekers interested in the TDL industry.
What: The hiring event will match job seekers to employers within the TDL industry.
Where: Olive-Harvey College
When: Tuesday, March 25, 2019 // Noon -4p.m.
Schedule of Events – Open to ALL 

Register Online

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the hiring event, please contact the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership at 312.744.4976 (voice) or 312.744.5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.

A government-issued identification is required for this event.


WHAT’S AVAILABLE

Full-time & part-time opportunities. Career path opportunities available. 

Summer Internships:
Employers are being asked to provide information on internships available.

Opportunities for job seekers with backgrounds (define employer requirements):
Yes.  Job seekers with backgrounds are always welcome to apply.  Of course, it always depends upon the company and its employment regulations based upon the type of background as to if the individual can be hired.

What types of certifications are required?
Some job require certifications.  


PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS 

PepsiCo, Chicago Transit Authority, Schneider Transportation & Logistics Services, Whole Foods Market Distribution Center, Big Bus Tours and more.


HOW TO PREPARE

America’s Job Center have the following workshops available for job seekers to prepare for this hiring event. It is strongly encouraged that you are prescreened.

Interview Preparation:

  • Interview Tips
  • Resume Writing Tips
  • Dressing for Success
  • Work Readiness Skills

To get prescreened please contact the American Job Center and visit one of the five locations throughout the city. Please visit locations available here or call for more information.

Universal services are available at the American Job Centers located throughout the City of Chicago and Cook County.


HOW TO SIGN UP

IF you are an EMPLOYER

World Business Chicago and Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership are encouraging employers to register on-line. For additional questions, please contact Patricia Moore at (312) 603.0200.   

Register Online


GETTING THERE

Please enter through the east door of the main building

Parking Lot C

Public transportation: www.ctabustracker.com


ADDITIONAL EVENTS

Mini tour of the new Olive-Harvey TDL Center will be available.

On-Site Workshop: “How to Get into the Unions”

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PARTNERS