‘We’re ramping up for the season’: Jaguars, TIAA Bank Field host two-day job fair

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars and TIAA Bank Field stadium partners are hosting a two-day job fair Sunday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to noon Monday and June 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at TIAA Bank Field.

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Hosted by the Jaguars Guest Experience Department, the event will help the team and its stadium partners fill more than 1,000 part-time positions for all 2022 home games and other stadium events.

Available positions include ushers, ticket takers, food service staff, bartenders, servers, cashiers, security, merchandise staff, housekeeping and parking attendants. Professional dress, a smile and a pen are recommended.

Action News Jax spoke with Anthony Fletcher, who was in line for the job fair.

“I’m feeling kinda confident,” Fletcher said. “I’m hoping everything works out, because I like the atmosphere.”

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Fletcher is retired but says he could use the extra money; working at the stadium caught his eye.

“I just looked around. I wouldn’t mind working here,” Fletcher said.

All skill levels are welcome to apply, and some interviews took place on-site.

Sarah Mathis is the director of guest experience for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

“We’re ramping up for the season,” Mathis said. “We’re trying to hire some talented folks to help create the best experience we can here at TIAA Bank Field.”

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Mathis said dressing professionally, bringing a smile, a pen and your smartphone is recommended.

“You’re able to complete applications online,” Mathis said. “You can get hired and walk out of here with a job today.”

Mark Scott with City Wide Facility Solutions said it has been a challenge to hire over the past few years, especially in the pandemic, so he’s grateful for opportunities like the Jaguars Job Fair.

“We pride ourselves at keeping this facility clean and a safe area for people,” Scott said. “So we want somebody who really wants to be here, work hard and have fun while they’re working as well.”

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Here’s what Fletcher had to say when leaving Sunday’s fair.

“It went well,” Fletcher said. “It went great. So hopefully I get to go to the next step and the next phase.”

If you didn’t have the chance to stop by the fair on Sunday, you have another shot at the Gallagher Club on Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.