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Event group adds more than 1,000 new jobs to Birmingham area

Event Operations Group handles concerts, festivals, professional and collegiate sporting events throughout the United States.
/ Source: WVTM-TV

Event Operations Group handles concerts, festivals, professional and collegiate sporting events throughout the United States.

The event management, staffing and security firm is now looking to add to its workforce.

"EOG provides event management, guest services, ushers, ticket takers, executive protection, security associates, parking attendants, traffic control guards, transportation services, supervisors, customer service representatives, consulting and directors for events large and small. EOG provides services to more than 600 venues with more than 16,000 events per year," according to management. "Fifteen regional offices that account for more than 18,000 personnel, EOG serves over 50 million patrons per year. EOG associates get a front row seat to all the action from concerts, festival, collegiate and professional sporting events to the sidelines of history, witnessing epic gridiron battles, musical memories and unforgettable moments most only get to witness on TV."

The company recently expanded the Birmingham region into Huntsville, Jacksonville, the Birmingham metro area and surrounding areas, bringing more than 1,000 new positions to the area.

"This employment opportunity encourages and supports the local economy, as all employees are hired locally. Employees are given advanced event management, security, and guest services training, fostering leadership development, management skills and an overall enriching experience. Through in depth training and in the field experience, EOG associates become event management and customer service professionals providing a safe environment for fans and spectators. Multiple travel opportunities are also provided to associates such as cruise security, international events and a wide variety of national festivals and professional sports."

EOG is accepting applications Monday through Friday from noon to 8:00 p.m. Call 205-605-0267 for more information.

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