A federal program has more than 60 job openings for residents of Santa Fe Springs, Whittier, Pico Rivera, Los Nietos and La Mirada.
Among the positions available through the Job Connection are those in offices, warehouses and assembly plants. For people age 21 and younger, wages begin at $4.80 an hour. For those older than 21, pay starts at $6 an hour.
Applicants must meet income requirements. For a single person, the maximum annual income must be less than $5,000. The income level increases according to the number of people in a household.
The program is part of the federal Job Training Partnership Act in which the government pays part of the cost of training new employees. For information, call the Job Connection at 692-0261, Ext. 31.