ST. LOUIS (March 12, 2021) — Spire is partnering with the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis to hire nearly 40 new employees during a virtual career fair on Thursday, March 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. During the career fair, the natural gas company will interview potential candidates for customer service roles with competitive pay and benefits.
To be considered for a virtual interview, applicants must send resumes to LmccLain@urbanleague-stl.org by March 16. A high school diploma or the equivalent is required. Qualified applicants will be contacted for a virtual interview with a Spire representative on March 18.
“Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to identify innovative ways to recruit talent,” said Mark Darrell, Spire senior vice president, chief legal and compliance officer, and Urban League board member. “For many years, we have been supporting the great work of the Urban League—a highly respected resource to the St. Louis region for more than a century. Their participation in this event is instrumental to helping us identify and engage diverse, exceptional talent from this community.”
The Urban League is working with Spire to identify qualified applicants for the career fair.
"The Urban League is proud to partner with Spire to provide meaningful employment opportunities for our Save Our Sons clients, especially during this pandemic," said Michael McMillan, president and CEO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Inc. "We know that Spire shares our values and we appreciate the partnership."
To learn more about Spire’s virtual career fair hosted by the Urban League, call 314-626-9977.
At Spire Inc. (NYSE: SR), we believe energy exists to help make people’s lives better. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of our company. Every day we serve 1.7 million homes and businesses making us the fifth largest publicly traded natural gas company in the country. We help families and business owners fuel their daily lives through our gas utilities serving Alabama, Mississippi and Missouri. Our natural gas-related businesses include Spire Marketing, Spire STL Pipeline and Spire Storage. We are committed to transforming our business through growing organically, investing in infrastructure, and advancing through innovation. Learn more at SpireEnergy.com.
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The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis is the largest affiliate of the National Urban League with 250 employees, 15 locations and a budget of over $20 million. Each year, the Urban League serves 100,000 residents in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Clair County, Illinois with 50 different programs in the areas of Economic Opportunity, Community Empowerment, Educational Excellence, Civil Rights and Advocacy. Learn more at ulstl.com.
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