CANDIDATES - East chicago WORKFORCE CONNECTion Employment Opportunities

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We would like to thank our Mayor Anthony Copeland for extending this wonderful opportunity to advertise job opportunities using the City of East Chicago website!

Thank you to all the businesses who have come forth to advertise your job opportunities by using our website. The best of luck to all candidates who are looking for employment. This is a public service to assist and to increase employment opportunities for all of our East Chicago residents who may have been affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic and our efforts to continue to practice social distancing. Be safe and careful! 

The following link will redirect you to a different page which will display any Apprenticeship Opportunities received. 


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Job Opportunities:
- Distribution Maintenance Repairman (F/T)
- Laborer, Water Distribution Division (P/T)

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Internally-Preferably be currently employed with the City of East Chicago, at least one (1) year.  Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources

Externally-Submit completed City of East Chicago Employment Application, an up-to-date resume, and cover letter via:

Mail to: City of East Chicago Human Resources ATTN: Loretta Vaughn, Secretary 4525 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, Indiana 46312

Fax: (219) 397-5755 - Please type on the subject your name and job/ department applying for. For example: “Sue Smith, Applying for Distribution Maintenance Repairman – Water Department”   OR

Email: - Please type on the subject line your name and job/department applying for. For example: “Sue Smith, Applying for Distribution Maintenance Repairman – Water Department”

The City of East Chicago does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

RandD Construction.
Job Opportunities:
General Labor (F/T)

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R & D Construction 1, Inc. is an East Chicago Small Minority Business Enterprise MBE/DBE.  We provide services in landscaping, concrete, asphalt, etc.  We are registered with the City of East Chicago, Bonded, Insured  and Certified.  Please fill out the employment application attached and send the application to Juan Hernandez.  Online application link

Contact:  Juan Hernandez
R&D Construction 1, Inc.
Tele:  (219) 902-3897


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Job Opportunities:
Administrative Assistant, Behavioral Sciences

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Employees are the university’s greatest asset and play a critical role in supporting the success of our students. In some way, great or small, every person at Purdue Northwest helps to advance this exceptional, forward-thinking, comprehensive university.  With careers in just about any field imaginable, we encourage you to explore our employment opportunities and find your place in the PNW family . Application link



Horseshoe Casino logo.
Job Opportunities:

-  Security ID: 200004RX (F/T)
-  Cleaning Attendant, ID: 200004M5 (F/T)
-  Cage Cashier, ID: 200004I6
-  Table Games Dual Rate Dealer/Floor Supervisor, ID: 200003EJ

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Join the thousands of winners at Horseshoe Casino Hammond! Located only 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, we have a wide variety of slots and tables in an atmosphere as legendary as Jack Binion himself. And with more than 350,000-square-feet, there's no shortage of action at Horseshoe Casino!  If you would like to learn more about Horseshoe Casino ...
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Campagna Academy logo.
Job Opportunities:

- Youth Care Specialist (F/T)
- Intake Coordinator (F/T)

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Our Mission
Restoring Hope…Building Dreams

Our Vision
For Campagna Academy to work toward a future in which every child belongs to a healthy family, living in a safe, caring neighborhood.  Lasting behavioral change happens only in the context of meaningful relationships. Respect is the underlying value in life-respect for self, for others, and for our world.  Respect can be taught and modeled by all staff at all times.  Every moment is a learning opportunity for both staff and clients.  Every interaction has the potential to be therapeutic.  Families consist up of varying constellations of children and adults and hold great potential for providing, nurturing, and grounding that each individual needs.  Emotions are an important part of our humanity and need honest recognition and appropriate expression.  Individuals can learn to be proactive in choosing and mature in accepting the natural consequences of our choices.  If you would like to learn more about Campagna AcademyApplication Link

Helping Hands logo.
Job Opportunities:

- Home Care Aids
- Direct Support Professionals
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Home Health Aide
- Board certified Music Therapist

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Please visit Helping Hands In Home Care website for any job descriptions.

Helping Hands In-Home Care, Inc. is a community-based agency that provides direct support care for individuals who need assistance in order to live in their own homes and access their community.

Services for the aged and disabled are offered through our Michigan City location. Services for individuals with developmental disabilities are offered through our Michigan City, Valparaiso and Merrillville offices. If you would like to learn more...  Application Link

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Job Opportunities:

  - Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA's)
  -  Nurses

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The main purpose of Helping Hands Residential Services facility is to focus on providing complete and essential services to the senior community. Our organization aims to not only meet, but to surpass the needs of our senior clients by providing care with professionalism, service with dignity, guidance and understanding. Helping Hands Residential Services, LLC will strive to redefine the standards, aspects and qualities that encompass senior care by adhering to mandatory and established guidelines and code of ethics by applying our own exclusive non medical health care services that are designed specifically for every senior client that is entrusted to our care. Helping Hands Residential Services, LLC employees are compassionate, committed individuals who assist older adults with everyday tasks which promote the individuals maximum level of independence. We want to ensure each consumer and their families that they continue living independently or with family., by providing Attendant Care, Homemaker Services and Companion Care Services. If you would like to learn more about Helping Hands Residential.   Application link

South Holland Manor logo.

Job Opportunities:

 - Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
 - Licensed Practical Nurse
 - Registered Nurse

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Located on East 170th Street in South Holland, IL, South Holland Manor Health & Rehab provides individualized post-hospital skilled nursing care in a comfortable environment. Our commitment to superior customer service is apparent in everything we do. From the warm smile that greets you at the front desk to our compassionate nursing staff that provides patient centered care, you are sure to feel the difference that has earned us our premier reputation in skilled nursing care. If you would like to learn more about South Holland Manor.    Application link 

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For more details, contact:
Cynthia Y. Jaramillo
Grant Recruiter Specialist
College of Health Sciences
STEP-UP Program  
Chicago State University
Tele: (773) 995-3915
Visit: College of Health Sciences STEP-UP

Short Term Certificates 
(1 year or less)

*Students must start with one of these programs:
-  Certified Nursing Assistants*
-  Community Health Worker*
-  Occupational Therapy Aide*    
(Requires CNA)
-  Personal Care Aide*

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St Joseph Carmelite logo.

Job Opportunities:

-  Childcare Workers

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The St. Joseph’s Carmelite Home is owned and operated by the Carmelite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus. The Home was established in East Chicago, Indiana in 1913 and has provided services to children and families continuously since then. The Carmelite Sisters and staff provide emergency shelter care, residential care and teen mom and baby care for youth from birth through age 18. Boys from birth through age 14 are provided service.  If you would like to learn moreApplication Link.

Tradewinds logo.
Job Opportunities:

- Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), F/T & P/T
- Employment Services Specialist, P/T
- Preschool Teacher Assistant/Sub, P/T

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TradeWinds provides services for children of all abilities and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities including Childcare, Summer Camp and Speech & Occupational Therapy; Adult Day Activity Program & Training (ADAPT), Pre-Vocational Services (Sewing Manufacturing, Sign Shop, Packaging, General Assembly & Order Fulfillment), Employment Services, Residential Group Homes and Supported Living, Respite for Caregivers, Deaf Services and Chicago Lighthouse Low Vision Clinic for residents of Northwest Indiana.  If you would like to learn more...  Application Link

Resolve Human Resource logo.
Job Opportunities:

General Labor
- Machine Operator
- Forklift Operator
- Installers (car parts)
- CNC Programmer
 - CNC Operator/Grinders

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Resolve Human Resources is a staffing agency focusing on temp to hire and direct hire positions in the light and heavy industrial field. We offer competitive, weekly pay.   If you would like to learn more...  Application Link


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Job Opportunities:

 - General Labor Positions

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Calumet Carton Company is a leading packaging manufacturer located in South Holland, IL. Our products include rigid mailing envelopes, custom designed and printed folding cartons and small flute corrugated boxes. Sold under the nationally known Stayflats® and Stayflats Plus® brands, our mailing products are marketed throughout the United States in several ways, including packaging catalogs, distributors and also factory direct. Our custom packaging solutions are sold through a select group of distributors.  If you would like to learn more about Calumet Carton Company.   Application link  

Cintas logo.

Job Opportunities

  • Uniform Room Attendant/Seamstress

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The uniform room seamstress will handle all alterations and repairs of the uniform room.  If you would like to learn more about Cintas.  Application Link

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Job Opportunities:
- Security Officer
- General Production Labor (30)
- Automation Technician
- Controls Engineer
- Maintenance Technician
- Mold Maker-Plastic
- Quality Engineering Technician
- Inspector
- Manufacturing Engineer
- Lift Truck Driver
- Material Handler
- Processor-Injection Molding
- Team Lead-Assembly
- EHS Manager
- Forklift Driver
- Information Technology Technician
- Materials Coordinator
- Tool RoomManager

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Flex-N-Gate Chicago is an automotive manufacturer. We have plastic injection molding and also assemble front and rear fascias and front end modules for the Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator.  If you like to learn more...   Application Link.


Job Opportunities

- North America Indirect Tax Analyst, Chicago, IL
- Senior Payroll Administrator, Chicago, IL

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Sims Metal Management (Australia Securities Exchange) is the world’s largest listed metals and electronics recycler. With annual revenues of $5B and over 4,000 employees, the company has locations on five continents. The company operates two primary businesses, a traditional metals recycling business and an electronics recycling business called Sims Recycling Solutions.  If you would like to learn more...  Application Link



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Job Opportunities:

-  Operations Manager

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HTI Logistics, LLC is a family owned and operated transportation provider based in Yuba City, CA. We specialize in temperature controlled LTL and Truckload services from California to most major cities throughout the United States.  If you would like to learn more about HTI Logistics.  Please fill out a copy of the attached application and email to Or, online application link.

INDOT - Indiana State Department of Transportation
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Job Opportunities:

- Snow Plow Drivers (Seasonal-Winter)

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In 2019, INDOT will celebrate its 100th year of serving Indiana. Want to make a lasting impact on your state? Now is an exciting time to join our team, as we work on executing a 20-year road and bridge plan. We are focused on training and developing talent to ensure we are successful now and in the future. Join us in serving the people of Indiana and start your career at INDOT.  If you would like to learn more about INDOT.. Careers

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Job Opportunities:

 - Package Handler (P/T)

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UPS is a transportation and logistics company.  We offer Health, Education, and Vacation benefits.  As well as FREE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.  If you would like to learn more about UPS.  
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NOTE:  The following employment opportunities are only for non City of East Chicago government positions.  If you are looking to apply for a position with the City of East Chicago, please click this link City of East Chicago-Human Resources for more information.  Should you have any questions, please feel free to send an email to Esperanza Ceja Ramirez at or call (219) 391-8205.  Thank you!