The Oneida Indian Nation and Oneida County have partnered together and are trying to attract recently laid off Disney World workers, and others, to hospitality industry jobs available in upstate New York, near Syracuse.

The “New Year, New Career” recruitment campaign is targeting residents living in areas like Orlando, Florida, where tens of thousands in the hospitality industry have been laid off amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Oneida Nation Enterprises says it has culinary, bartending, housekeeping and gaming jobs open. In addition to a paycheck and benefits, there is relocation assistance available as well.

“Our new recruitment campaign spotlights our entire region and the opportunities for a fulfilling career and quality of life in a beautiful four-season destination,” said Oneida Indian Nation Representative and Oneida Nation Enterprises CEO Ray Halbritter in a news release. “This campaign is an investment in our future and will ensure that as we return to normalcy, we will maintain the standards that have made us New York’s top destination resort.”

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“These are tremendous career opportunities for both people living in Central New York as well as those considering relocating to our region.”

Oneida County, through its department of workforce development, will work with ONE to assist locally based job candidates, and those looking to relocate to Oneida County, find the resources necessary to become employed, including daycare needs and local employment opportunities for traveling family

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