Middlesex United Way: Jobs opening throughout CT include 3M, Amazon

MIDDLETOWN — As an organization dedicated to the well-being of all individuals in our community, we are here to provide information and resources individuals may need to stay afloat during this time of urgency.

We know how important stable employment is for families, and with the unemployment number rising in Connecticut, we want to take a moment to promote companies that are quickly hiring individuals of all different skill backgrounds.

If you, or anyone you know, are looking for a job due to Covid-19 shutdowns, please read ahead for opportunities throughout the state.

  •   3M Purification Inc. is hiring in Meriden for a cartridge production machine operator to work in the production of liquid and air filtration products second shift (3:10 a.m. to 11:40 p.m.) plus overtime. A high school diploma/GED is required. Apply at 3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us.

  •   Ace Hardware is looking for individuals to fill cashier and sales associates positions. Apply at acehardware.com/careers.

  •   Aldi is hiring individuals in all their stores as well as their warehouses in Waterbury, Bristol, Southington, Wallingford, New Britain, Hamden, Derby, Milford, West Haven, New Haven, Newington, Middletown, West Hartford, New Milford, Danbury, East Hartford, Groton, Enfield, Vernon, Waterford, Torrington, Rocky Hill, Dayville, North Windham and Lisbon. Apply at careers.aldi.us.

  •   Amazon is hiring for warehouse associate jobs in North Haven, Wallingford and Milford packing and sorting vital orders at an hourly rate of $17.25+ an hour until April 30. There are multiple shifts available and no experience is required. Apply at amazon.com/connecticutjobs.

  •   American Green Fuels is hiring in New Haven to help manufacture biofuel products. Jobs include chemical operator, shift supervisor and chemical lab technician. Apply at americangreenfuels.com/careers.

  •   Big Y Supermarkets are hiring at all 38 of their Connecticut locations, including positions as a night crew clerks, food services, cashiers, and meat and seafood clerks. Apply at bigy.com/Careers.

  •   BJ’s Wholesale Club is hiring for temporary and permanent positions. Additionally, the wholesale club is offering increased pay and bonuses to front-line team members. Apply at careers.bjs.com.

  •   Bozzuto’s Inc. is hiring CDLA drivers and diesel technicians, with a sign-on bonus. Apply at bozzutos.com/contact/careerop.

  •   Brook & Whittle is hiring in Guilford and North Branford to help manufacture product labels for medical, home, food and beverages on second and third shifts: press operators (flexographic and digital), maintenance mechanics, pre-press operators and more. Apply at brookandwhittle.com/careers.

  •   CVS Health/Aetna is hiring for multiple positions throughout Connecticut, including for store associates, pharmacy technicians, shift supervisors, trainees, and customer health care concierges. Apply at jobs.cvshealth.com.

  •   The Department of Rehabilitation Services is looking to hire a medical records clerk. Apply at portal.ct.gov.

  •   Emergency Resource Management is hiring EMTs, paramedics and management personnel. Apply at ermanagement.com.

  •   FedEx has several locations in Connecticut actively hiring. Apply at https://careers.fedex.com.

  •   Gaylord Specialty Healthcare is hiring nurses, patient care technicians and other direct care staff. Apply at gaylord.org/About/Careers then email Vicki Gelpke at vgelpke@workforcealliance.

  •   Hartford Healthcare is hiring for positions in Durham, Meriden, Middletown, New Haven, Portland, Wallingford and other statewide. Contact Vicki Gelpke with any questions at vgelpke@workforcealliance.biz. Apply at hartfordhealthcare.org.

  •   Masonicare is hiring in Wallingford and multiple Connecticut locations. There are openings in nursing and other direct care positions, as well as positions in IT, dining services and housekeeping. Apply at masonicare.org.

  •   Medtronic is hiring in North Haven for an equipment maintenance technician II to help maintain manufacturing equipment used to produce medical devices. Apply at medtronic.com.

  •   Middlesex Health is looking for individuals to fill the following roles: billing accounts receivable follow-up representatives (part-time), patient reps, medical assistants, community breast health navigators, resident care PCAs, patient care technicians and dietary aides. Apply at middlesexhealth.org.

  •   Shop Rite locations in East Haven, Hamden, Clinton and Milford have openings for clerks, maintenance and cashiers, with hours and wages varying. Apply at shoprite.com.

  •   Yale-New Haven Health has 2,000 positions open at locations in Greenwich, Bridgeport, New Haven, New London and Westerly, Rhode Island. All shifts are available and wages are based on experience. Apply at ynhh.org/careers.

For employment resources, as well as other resources related to financial stability, health and support, visit middlesexunitedway.org/covid. For more employment opportunities, visit workforcealliance.biz. Resources can also be found through local chambers of commerce, such Middlesex County’s at business.middlesexchamber.com/jobs.

Kevin Wilhelm is CEO and president of the Middlesex United Way in Middletown.