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Date: Aug 2018

By Don Mohler, Baltimore County Executive

This Labor Day, let’s honor the people who put their skills and passions to work.

The teachers getting ready for the first day of school. Police, firefighters, EMS and 911 specialists who work every day to keep us safe, regardless of holidays. The entrepreneurs, scientists and researchers whose imaginations and discoveries keep us healthier and more connected. The bus drivers and carry-out drivers, maintenance crews and tech geeks, accountants and writers, construction workers and caregivers, security guards and artists, check-out clerks and cooks --  they all make our lives better through their work. 

Thank you for all you do.


No Trash or Yard Waste Collection on Monday

Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on Monday, September 3 in recognition of the Labor Day holiday.  Health Department clinics and senior centers will be closed and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed and parking meters are free on the holiday.

No Trash, Recycling or Yard Materials Collection on September 3; Drop-Off Centers Closed

The impact of holidays varies among Baltimore County collection schedules. County residents should consult their particular collection schedule to see the impact of holidays on when they should set out trash, recycling, and yard materials. Collection schedules are available for download on the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website and may also be requested by calling 410-887-2000.

Baltimore County offices and trash and recycling drop-off facilities, including Eastern Sanitary Landfill in White Marsh, will be closed on Monday, September 3.  All three drop-off facilities will be open with regular operating hours on Saturday, September 1, and Tuesday, September 4.

Keywords: holiday, labor day

Baltimore County’s Job Connector has partnered with Amazon to host several upcoming hiring events in September for jobs at the new Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sparrows Point. The company is immediately hiring full-time associates to work alongside Amazon Robotics to pick, pack and ship  customer items, such as home goods, toys and books.

Interested candidates must first complete an application online at amazon.com/baltimorejobs. At that time, candidates may schedule a time and location for their in-person interview. The hiring events are invite-only, no walk-ins will be accepted.

“Amazon is hiring more than 1,500 full-time jobs, with great benefits starting on day one,” said Will Anderson, director of the Baltimore County Department of Economic and Workforce Development.

“We want to put a big Amazon smile on a lot of faces. There’s nothing like knowing you just got a new job,” said Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler

Job Connector’s Amazon hiring events are conducted in partnership with Integrity Staffing Solutions. Visit amazon.com/baltimorejobs for a full job description.

  • You must be 18 years or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent to qualify for employment as an Amazon fulfillment associate.
  • Before arriving at the hiring event, all applicants must fill out an application online at amazon.com/baltimorejobs.  Once you receive an acceptance confirmation, you will be able to schedule an in-person interview at the hiring event that works best for your schedule.
  • Applicants attending Job Connector events should be registered in the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE). Visit mwejobs.maryland.gov to register.

Amazon Fulfillment Center at Sparrows Point

Amazon is delivering more than 1,500 full-time jobs to the company’s new 855,000 square foot fulfillment center at Tradepoint Atlantic in Sparrows Point. Associates will work alongside Amazon Robotics to pick, pack and ship customer items such as electronics, books, housewares and toys.


 
 
Revised September 11, 2017