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State corrections officials will host a job fair in Blythe Wednesday, seeking tradespeople to fill open positions at two state prisons.

Wednesday’s fair will run from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Ironwood State Prison, 19005 Wiley’s Well Road.

The hiring workshop will be held to fill vacancies at Ironwood, as well as Chuckawalla Valley State Prison.

Open positions include carpenters, electricians, groundskeepers, pest control technicians, plumbers, and water and sewage plant supervisors. Exams for those positions will be administered onsite, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Applicants must bring a valid state-issued government identification card. All personal electronic devices, including cell phones, are prohibited on institution grounds. Regulations also prohibit wearing blue denim jeans, red, orange or gray sweats, and blue chambray shirts.

–City News Service

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