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Workforce Solutions Alamo shows thousands of job openings across San Antonio. Here are several employers hiring now.

SAN ANTONIO — Hundreds of San Antonio employers are hiring and the job market is booming. For people who lost their jobs during the pandemic, or who started to consider a career change during the crisis, there are many opportunities out there with some interesting benefits and incentives.

In a new episode of Commerce Street, a business podcast from KENS 5, we spoke with four companies about what they're looking for and the pay or benefits they're offering.

Listen the full episode below or search Commerce Street on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts.

Architectural Division 8

  • Architectural Divison 8 designs, delivers and installs doors, frames, hardware, windows, access control and automated openings to local sites such as schools and hospitals, along with installing glass and aluminum storefronts. 
  • Currently, they're hiring for delivery drivers,material handlers, commercial door and hardware installation technicians, and glass and aluminum installation technicians.
  • They'd prefer experience, but can provide on-the-job training for someone with the right attitude and interest; they do require a background check and drug test.
  • Pay range is $14-16 to start, depending on position. 
  • Benefits include medical, dental, short term and long term disability, a 401k match; it's also an employee-owned company.
  • More info/To apply: Click here. Veterans can also attend a job fair on July 8.

The Liberty Group

  • The Liberty Group connects workers with local property managers looking for employees. They recruit and screen workers, offer training in some cases, and show available positions across the area.
  • Positions include groundskeeping porters, maintenance professionals, lead maintenance workers, leasing agents, assistant managers, managers and executive roles. 
  • Experience is not necessary for most positions, and training is available for leasing agents.
  • Starting pay ranges for $14-$19.65 per hour. 
  • More info/to apply: Click here. They're also holding a hiring fair July 8 from 10-2 at 1100 NW Loop 410, Suite 510.


  • MEMCO recruits, screens and hires workers for local construction jobs, including general labor, electricians, sheet metal installers, duct installers, plumbers and other roles.
  • MEMCO says pay depends on role, experience level and other factors, but that normal rates have risen 2-4$ an hour dependent on position because of the tight labor market.
  • To learn more about available positions, call 210-572-1378 or visit MEMCOStaffing.com.

SeaWorld San Antonio

  • After seeing a big boost in business, SeaWorld is hiring hundreds of employees to meet increased demand. 
  • Pay is $12/hr for host/hostess, $13/hr for ride operators, $13 for day park quality jobs, $13 for resort services hosts, $12-13 for food service ambassadors, $13/hr for cooks, $14/hr for warehouse workers, $13.50 for security officers and $16/hr for lifeguards, with a $1000 stay bonus for lifeguards that stay all season.
  • They're also offering full-time positions that pay more, in areas such as mechanical, carpentry and electrical.
  • Experince not necessary; apply at SeaWorldJobs.com

Santikos Entertainment

  • As Santikos' business ramps back up, they're hiring caterers (line cooks), bartenders, servers, guest experience managers and specialists. 
  • Benefits include free movies, discounts and bonuses; for caterers/line cooks, there's a $1000 retention bonus; for bartenders and servers, there's a $500 bonus.
  • To apply, visit the Santikos website; you can also attend a career fair July 8 at the Mayan from 11am-4pm or July 14 at the Palladium from 11-4.
  • 100% of profits go back into the community through the San Antonio Area Foundation. 

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