Somerville Department of Veterans Services Bullitin Board

Somerville Department of Veterans’ Services

EMPLOYMENT. Comcast wil hold a hiring open house for sales professionals on Wednesday, 26

February between 1500 and 1900
at 35 Concord Street, North Reading, MA 01864 (please use entrance in the back of the building). Candidates should pre-register by e-mailing or calling the Talent Hotline at 1-800-511-9695. Veterans are encouraged to apply.


EVENT. The 2014 City of Somerville Memorial Day Parade will take place on Sunday, May 25, beginning at 1300. We’re looking for new and different performing groups to bring some flash to this year’s event. If you know of any organizations who would be a good fit (keep in mind that this is an event to honor our departed military heroes), please let us know by sending an e-mail to


EMPLOYMENT. Walgreen’s seeks an assistant store manager trainee for its Somerville, Malden, Melrose, and Revere locations. Barnes and Noble has numerous openings for part-time and fulltime booksellers and cafe workers in Cambridge. Both companies encourage veterans to apply.


NEWS. The Volunteers of America has opened its new facility at 2 North Street on Somerville. Called the Massachusetts Bay Veterans Center, it has 7 permanent and 22 transitional housing units. The permanent units are being filled from a lottery conducted last month, and the transitional units will be filled through referals from the Bedford VA and other organizations.


EMPLOYMENT. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced plans to hire approximately 3,000 air traffic controllers nationwide. These positions will be appear on or around February 10 on the website. Meanw…hile, you can review the FAA’s ‘Digital Kit’ to familiarize yourself with the eligibility requirements. The Digital Kit can be accessed at


While there are several key eligibility criteria, you need to take notice of the age requirement. Applicants can be no older than 31 years old when they are hired. This is an FAA requirement for which there is no waiver.

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