COMPILED BY JOE WARNER
Initial unemployment claims were the highest in Texas history during the COVID-19 pandemic. The highest month came early, with 1.1 million initial claims filed in April 2020.
The number of openings in the top three job categories in the Austin metro. TRAVIS COUNTY Registered nurses 2,009 1 Software developers, applications 1,332 2 Computer programmers 994 3
HIGHEST MONTH 1,122,244
1M 800K 600K 400K 200K 0
Registered nurses 787 WILLIAMSONCOUNTY 1
Customer service representatives 125
HAYS COUNTY 1
Customer service representatives 58
Registered nurses 187
COMAL COUNTY 1
Customer service representatives 67
Registered nurses 208
Retail salespersons 67
TURMOIL Texas Five weekly peaks of initial unemployment filings from major events that affected Texas since 2000
315,167 63,788 49,398 30,949 26,115
COVID-19: April 4, 2020 Hurricane Harvey: Sept. 2, 2017 Recession: Sept. 27, 2008 Hurricane Rita: Oct. 8, 2005 Post 9/11: Jan. 12, 2002
Registered nurses 43 GUADALUPECOUNTY 1
Laborers and freight, stock, material movers 37
SOURCE: WWW.WORKINTEXAS.COM/COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
SOURCE: TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION AND U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR/COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
CUSTODIAN Georgetown ISD
JOB LISTINGS Community Impact Newspaper is pleased to fulfill its mission of building thriving communities through this page that connects job seekers and local businesses that are hiring.
Starting at $11 / per hour Full & Part time
Georgetown ISD custodians take great pride in maintaining safe and clean district facilities, using routine procedures to maintain a high standard of safety, cleanliness, and efficiency of building operations and grounds. They may also assist with moving furniture as requested, set up facilities for special events, conduct minor maintenance/ repairs, and secure assigned buildings daily. Full-time employees are on a 244-day calendar and receive health and retirement benefits.
507 E. University Ave., Georgetown, TX 78626 512.943.5000 | www.georgetownISD.org
If you would like to advertise your business or an open position, contact us today. communityimpact.com/advertise • 512.989.1000
ALL POSITIONS GattiTown Round Rock &Mr. Gatti’s Pizza HOSPITALITY
GROUP HOME AIDE The Company of Rock House HEALTH CARE
Salary To Be Determined Full & Part time
$200 signing Bonus Full-time, part- time, & PRN
Become a part of our team! We’re hiring several positions at all locations. Flexible hours, competitive pay, and job growth available. No experience required. Must be 16 years or older. Apply in-person at any location or Text “HIREGATTIS” to 22454 for an online application link.
6920 Williams Drive, Georgetown, Texas 78633 512.863.7968 ext. 102 or 104 | rockhousetx.org Are you a caring and compassionate person interested in a career that ... makes a difference in the lives of others ... provides valuable on-the-job training ... provides a rewarding work experience? Rock House is a residential group home and services provider for individuals with special needs and intellectual disabilities. Assist clients in their home with daily living and life fulfillment. Help them reach their full independence. You’ll love our family! Now offering a SIGNING BONUS!
Multiple locations hiring Text “HIREGATTIS” to 22454 | mrgattispizza.com/careers
GEORGETOWN EDITION • JULY 2021
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