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West Valley Hiring Event Spotlights Growing Transportation & Logistics Industry

WESTMARC and Pipeline AZ partner to connect job seekers with meaningful careers in the West Valley

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Glendale, Arizona (July 23, 2021) - Pipeline AZ, an Arizona career development and job skills exploration platform, is partnering with WESTMARC to present a virtual career exploration event for job-seekers interested in transportation and logistics careers at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. The event is free to attend, and attendees will learn about available career opportunities and hear from industry experts, West Valley employers, training providers and workforce development partners.

“1.7 million people live in the West Valley, but nearly 70% of our workforce commutes East for their employment,” said Kimberly Jordan of WESTMARC. “We want West Valley residents to know about the incredible career opportunities that are available here in our communities.”

“The West Valley has seen incredible growth in population but also with businesses and industries who have established their headquarters there,” said Mary Foote, Director of Pipeline AZ, an initiative of the Partnership for Economic Innovation. “We are pleased to partner with WESTMARC in helping those interested in finding a rewarding career in transportation or any other industry that aligns with their background and skills.”

West Valley employers participating in the transportation and logistics hiring event include Transdev, FedEx Express, Cintas Corporation, KeHE Distributors, Union Railroad, Dircks Moving and Logistics, CalPortland, Arizona Gateway Logistics, and others. These companies are looking to fill roles for technicians, supervisors, schedulers, drivers, operations, mechanics, analysts, and more.

Job seekers are invited to create a profile at to attend the virtual event and access other resources such as the resume builder, skills assessment, customized career matching services, and careers database. West Valley businesses can also visit the website to create an employer profile and list hiring opportunities. Businesses listed on the platform will automatically have their opportunities pushed to candidates that fit the listed requirements.

This event is part of a series spotlighting resources for job seekers across six target industry sectors identified by the West Valley Pipeline regional workforce strategy. The West Valley’s regional workforce implementation strategy was developed in partnership with government, education and business leaders to identify, quantify and grow the existing diverse and skilled workforce while fortifying the future required pipeline in target industry sectors. The West Valley’s target industry sectors include advanced business services, advanced manufacturing, aerospace and aviation, healthcare, IT / cybersecurity, and transportation and logistics.

Pipeline AZ is an initiative of the Partnership for Economic Innovation, passionate collective of business and community leaders dedicated to accelerating Arizona’s economic opportunities. The work of Pipeline AZ is made possible in part by the Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority.

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