CARSON (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Chargers are hiring.
The team has approximately 5,000 jobs to fill and more than 1,000 people lined up to make sure they got into the job fair held at the StubHub Center from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday.READ MORE: LA City Council Returns To In-Person Meetings For First Time Since March 2020
The Chargers are playing at the sports complex until their new stadium is ready.
South L.A. Work Source Center Business Marketing Manager Arthur Guerrero told CBS2/KCAL9’s Amy Johnson positions were available in guest services and security, as well as other event staff roles.READ MORE: Milestone: California Reopens, Lifts Majority Of Its Mask Restrictions, Ends Social Distancing Requirements
“All the jobs are in-stadium. All the L.A. Galaxy games, all the concert events and everything happening at the StubHub Center,” he said.
Many of those hired were given a work schedule on the spot
“It is really speed-hiring today,” Guerrero said.MORE NEWS: DA: Dentist Emad Moawad Charged With Sexually Abusing 9 Patients May Have More Victims
The new employees will begin their three days of orientation in less than three weeks.