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MDES receives 10,000th Toyota job application

BLUE SPRINGS — Days after opening its online system to Toyota job seekers, the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) has accepted the 10,000th application.

More than 8,700 Mississippians have applied.

Applications have poured in from 80 counties across the state and from 36 states across the country, according to the MDES.

“The high number of applicants from across the state and country demonstrates that our electronic system provides a convenient way for everyone to apply for Toyota jobs,” MDES executive director Les Range said.

Job seekers can connect to the online application system at www.mdes.ms.gov. Part of an effort to help Toyota fill 1,350 production and maintenance jobs, the system accepts applications 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The recession forced Toyota to push back its plans to open the Blue Springs plant near Tupelo. On Aug.23, Toyota and MDES jointly announced plans to begin accepting applications through the MDES website.

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4 comments

  1. I like to have job there.

  2. Dwillette DOSS

    I want to be employed with the Toyota plant I’ve been at a dead in job for a while. I really would like to be able to work a job that really takes care of me and my family without having to wait on my next check to only finish paying bills my # is 662-295-6057 Dwillette Doss.

  3. I am looking for work with a compeney that has a good work invirment and a good track reackord one that will take prid in thar product .

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