Tag Archives: Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation

Facing Challenges Filling Open Positions

Jobs at many restaurants are open as businesses gear up to handle a growing customer demand.

National Electrical Coil is ready to expand. They are looking for welders, technicians, general labor, and to add staff in its purchasing department.  “We’re hiring leaps and bounds,” said Maribel Bacca, a NEC manager, at a recent press conference to announce a jobs expo in Brownsville.  At SteelCoast, Ruben Vega talked of the 100 jobs he has open. The reclamation company and recycler of large metals at the Port of…

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Brownsville To Host Expo Featuring Job Openings

City and private sector employers gather to announce a jobs expo coming up in Brownsville on June 28.

The City of Brownsville and the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation are teaming up to host what it is the largest in-person career expo in the Rio Grande Valley. Careers And Coffee takes place on June 28 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Brownsville Events Center. There will be no entry fee. At a June 10 press conference, GBIC and city officials, along with employers present, said more than…

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New Leadership Joins Hidalgo County

Escochea Salinas and Laura Matamoros

Laura Matamoros is the new economic development director for Hidalgo County. The news came from County Judge Richard F. Cortez today as he also announced Hilda Escochea Salinas as assistant chief of staff. Matamoros’s previous service includes director of business research and strategy for the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation. She was also the director of operations for the United Brownsville Coordinating Board. She is a graduate from the University of…

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