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Port authority recruiting on Thursday
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ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor will host a recruitment Thursday to help the Georgia Ports Authority fill several jobs in five different occupations.  


The recruitment will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the GDOL’s Savannah Career Center, 5520 White Bluff Rd.


The GPA is recruiting for a variety of positions, such as, assistant operations manager, purchasing specialist, credit specialist, driver operators, and cargo handler.


The minimum requirements for each position are:


•     Assistant manager: a bachelor’s degree and at least three years experience in transportation, logistics, or in the maritime industry.


•     Purchasing specialist: some college and at least two years experience in the purchasing field.  


•     Driver operators: at least two years experience as a light truck driver and a commercial drivers license (CDL) is desired.


•     Credit specialist: some college education and at least two years experience in the collection of accounts receivable, and,


•     Cargo handler: at least a year’s experience as a material handler. 



Applicants are encouraged to complete online applications in advance of the recruitment at


For more information about the recruitment, contact GPA human resources at (912) 964-3907, or the Savannah Career Center at (912) 356-2773.

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