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    Thousands of NYC jobs available on city’s website

    By Jonathan Rizk,


    NEW YORK (PIX11) — Around 205,000 people are unemployed in New York City, according to the New York State Department of Labor, making the city’s unemployment rate 5.1%. However, there are over 3,000 government positions open, according to the city’s website.

    For New Yorkers looking for an entry-level job, there are almost 300 available positions, from a cook to a licensed barber . Some of the job postings require an exam, depending on the position.

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    For students, there are just under 100 open positions, many of which do not require an exam.

    For more information on open job positions in New York City, click here . The New York State Department of Labor is advertising several job fair events in New York City and the surrounding areas throughout March.

    The city also provides technical and skill training that can help with gaining experience in certain career fields. More information on training programs can be found here .

    Jonathan Rizk is a digital journalist who has covered local news in the New York City and Washington D.C. areas. He has been with PIX11 since August 2022. See more of his work here and follow him on Twitter .

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