Fire, Bridgeview Stadium to hold job fair

CHICAGO - In preparation for the Chicago Fire's Inaugural Season at its world-class home in Bridgeview, the Club and Bridgeview Stadium announced a joint effort to hold a two-day Job Fair on Wednesday, April 19 and Friday, April 21 at the Argo High School Fieldhouse in Summit, IL. Chicago Fire Soccer, Bridgeview Stadium and all stadium service providers will be hiring staff at the event. The Fire will open the $95 million stadium to the public with its Grand Opening match on June 25 against the New York Red Bulls (6:00 p.m., CSN).

WHAT: First Annual Bridgeview Stadium Job Fair

WHO: Chicago Fire Soccer and Bridgeview Stadium

WHEN: Wednesday, Apr. 19 and Friday, Apr. 21 from 10am-7pm

WHERE: Argo High School Fieldhouse, 7329 W. 63rd St. in Summit

A sampling of positions to be hired at the Job Fair includes, but is not limited to:

  • Guest Services Representatives
  • Chicago Fire Express
  • Parking Attendants
  • Chicago Fire Street Team
  • Janitorial
  • Concessionaires
  • Retail operations
  • Suite hostesses/hosts
  • Security

    About Chicago Fire Soccer
    Chicago Fire Soccer was founded on October 8, 1997 as a Major League Soccer expansion team. The Fire won the MLS Cup in its inaugural season in 1998 and was crowned the champion of U.S. Soccer's national tournament, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, in 1998, 2000 and 2003. In June 2006, the Fire will move into its 20,000-seat permanent, world-class home in Bridgeview, IL.

    About Bridgeview Stadium
    Opening in June 2006, Bridgeview Stadium is a multipurpose sport and entertainment venue located approximately 15 minutes southwest of Chicago. Serving as the permanent home of the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer and operated by AEG, the stadium will also feature a regular line-up of sporting, live entertainment, and special events.

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