Arlington, TX (April 3, 2018) – The Texas Rangers, The Cordish Companies and Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County are excited to come together to begin hiring initiatives for Texas Live!, one of the largest and most exciting sports-anchored developments currently under construction in the Arlington Entertainment District. Scheduled to open late summer/early fall of this year, Texas Live! will house 200,000 square feet of best-in-class dining and entertainment space and a 5,000-capacity outdoor event pavilion. The project is bringing over 3,000 new jobs to the City of Arlington and Tarrant County, including 2,000 construction jobs and 1,025 permanent jobs. Additionally, the world-class project will debut the Live! by Loews - Arlington hotel, inclusive of a 35,000 square foot Grand Event Center, in 2019. The hotel will add an additional 220 permanent jobs to the region upon opening.
“We are excited to join our development partners, The Cordish Companies, and Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County to kick off hiring initiatives for Texas Live!,” stated Rob Matwick, Executive Vice President of Business Operations for the Texas Rangers. “As construction continues to advance on site, we look forward to building a strong team over the next several months.”
Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County provides services to job seekers and employers in the local community. The 29-member workforce board, chaired by Jon Gustafson of Lockheed Martin, works in partnership with the Workforce Governing Board (WGB) comprised of Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams and Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley to oversee Workforce services in Tarrant County.
“The Texas Rangers and The Cordish Companies are committed to finding a team of employees for Texas Live! that is local and diverse,” stated Judy McDonald, Executive Director for Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County. “We are honored to work together to fill the 1,025 new permanent jobs that Texas Live! is bringing to Arlington and Tarrant County.”
“Texas Live! is more than a dining, entertainment and sports destination for our great city,” said Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams. “It's a significant development that is creating over a thousand permanent, good-paying jobs for our residents right in the heart of our world-class Entertainment District.”
Texas Live! is seeking applicants for all types of positions from entry level to management opportunities. Positions include but are not limited to Servers, Cooks, Bartenders, Front and Back-of-House, Music Entertainment Specialists, as well as Sales, Marketing, and Promotional Managers.
A Hiring Event will take place on Thursday, April 26 from 2-7pm at Globe Life Park, 1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington, TX 76011. Pre-registration for this event is required. To register and to receive more information, please visit https://texaslivejobfair.eventbrite.com/. Texas Live! is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. For more information, contact 1-800-RELAYTX (TDD/TTY).