By J.D. Miles

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – It may be the only positive side effect of last week’s winter storms.

Hundreds of new jobs are available to help repair damage across North Texas.

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One company has announced 1,000 job openings in Texas that don’t require technical skills and 650 of those jobs are in Dallas-Fort Worth.

A hiring company called, PeopleReady is looking for storm recovery workers.

By that, they mean people who can help tear out wet carpet or use sledgehammers to demolish damaged walls.

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The jobs are short-term running from two weeks to as long as six months and pay $15 an hour.

It’s an opportunity for those still out of work from the pandemic to generate some income while helping those who are dealing with another hardship.

“The winter storms were disastrous to a lot of people to a lot of communities to a lot of families across Dallas,” said David Irwin of PeopleReady. “What we are seeing right now is a spike in demand for specific kind of jobs that are related to cleanup.”

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PeopleReady says it’s trying to fill jobs immediately. Click here to see what jobs are available and where.