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.READ MORE: COVID-19 Omicron Variant Confirmed In 2 North Texas Patients By Frisco Lab
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.READ MORE: Plano Takes Next Step Toward Farm-Inspired Mixed-Use Development, Haggard Farms
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.”MORE NEWS: 300+ Astroworld Festival Lawsuits To Be Handled By 1 Texas Judge
PeopleReady says it’s trying to fill jobs immediately. Click here to see what jobs are available and where.