SRS holding first of two job fairs today

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 7:42 AM
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The U.S. Department of Energy will hold the first of two town hall meetings and job fairs involving the upcoming boost of stimulus money to Savannah River Site today.

The first town hall meeting will take place at noon today at Barnwell Primary School, 734 Hagood Avenue, Barnwell, according to a DOE release. That meeting will be followed with a job fair from 1 to 3 p.m.

The second meeting will occur at noon on June 24 at the University of South Carolina – Salkehatchie West Campus Conference Center, 213 Academy Street, Allendale, S.C. A job fair will also follow that from 1 to 3 p.m.

Those attending will be given information about the progress of SRS and upcoming employment opportunities as part of an American Recovery Act project planned there. For more information, visit

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SCEagle Eye 06/17/09 - 09:49 am
What happens when all these

What happens when all these new hires are fired in 2 years when the "stimulus' funds are expended???? Where is the DOE analysis of impact on longer-term jobs by hiring more peopel now?

YESWECAN 06/17/09 - 11:47 am
all applicants are aware that

all applicants are aware that most of these jobs are only gonna last 2 yrs. some have no choice and are taking any income they can get so have a job for the next 2 yrs is betta then nuthin...right?

pizzato 06/17/09 - 12:23 pm
Some of these jobs pay up to

Some of these jobs pay up to $80.00 an hour. Probably end of life jobs for most if not all.

jboy 06/17/09 - 02:08 pm
They will hire retired

They will hire retired cronies with links to Westinghouse and DOE liked they always have. A bunch of double dippers keeping needful people out of a job.

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