The demand for jobs was evident Saturday when about 300 people responded to a company from Alaska’s call for workers.
Silver Bay Seafoods is looking to hire 250 employees for the salmon season which runs from June to September.
Two officials of the company including Shannon Grant, the Hiring Manager, explained the types of jobs that were on offer, the work schedule and the pay.
Many of those who turned up Saturday said they wanted to give it a try and were attracted by the $10-$12 per hour wage, and working in Alaska.
Hiring Manager Shannon Grant was quite pleased with the response.
Sam Sunia said this was a good opportunity to earn some good money and he was ready to go to Alaska.
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