Grant allows Duluth to hire 50 people to help with flood reliefThe hiring will begin immediately, with successful candidates assigned to clean up after the flood and help restore public infrastructure.
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
If you need a job and want to help your community recover from the June flood, the city of Duluth may have some good news for you.
With the help of a $543,000 National Emergency Grant, the city’s Workforce Development division plans to hire 50 qualified individuals to assist with relief efforts on a temporary basis.
The hiring will begin immediately, with successful candidates assigned to clean up after the flood and help restore public infrastructure.
To be eligible, applicants must fall into one of the following categories:
Hired workers will be paid an hourly wage plus benefits and will remain on the job for up to three months.
Interested applicants must contact the Duluth Workforce Development Center at (218)302-8400 or visit the office located at 402 W. First St.
Funding for this temporary employment/flood relief program was made available through the Workforce Investment Act. The monies are administered through the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.