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EDC President Announces 116 New Jobs Available in Prince George's County

Upper Marlboro, MD - Today, Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation President Jim Coleman announced that there are 116 new jobs available to Prince George's County residents. The announcement was made at the monthly Planning, Zoning, & Economic Development (PZED) Committee meeting. The wide-range of jobs include Computer Systems Analyst, Software Developer, Technical Architect, Banquet Cook, Retail Associate, Delivery Driver and more. Companies hiring include

L-3 Communications, Inovalon, AMDEX Corporation, University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Macy's, Papa Johns and more, at locations around the County such as Laurel, College Park, Bowie, Brandywine, Oxon Hill and Suitland. With salaries ranging from $21k to $105K, these new positions represent an estimated payroll of $5 million. Coleman also announced Prince George's County gained 4,800 jobs over the past year, according to the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
  
"Our employers are hiring daily and that shows they are committed to Prince George's County," said EDC President Jim Coleman. "We are doing everything we can to get the word out about these new positions, so we can fill these jobs as quickly as possible." 
  
The Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation's Workforce Services Division connects employers with qualified candidates and provides training to enable residents to secure higher wage jobs.
  
"We encourage our jobseekers to first get a job; then, secure a better job; and, finally get a career," said Elizabeth Williams, Director of the EDC's Workforce Services Division. "We believe these open positions provide a gateway to all three."
  
Four of the open positions are with the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation: Director of International Business, International Business Development Specialist, Information Specialist, and Development Director. To learn more about these positions and to apply, contact Cheryl Hills at careers@pgcedc.com
  
To find out more about all available job opportunities and how to apply, contact the Prince George's One-Stop Career Center, located at 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 120, Largo, MD, or call 301-618-8400.