On Wednesday cargo operator Pinnacle Logistics held a press conference at the Chicago Rockford International Airport to announce something very exciting for our fair city; they have 500 new and immediate job openings!

The positions available are for support personnel for cargo flights, including entry-level positions, leads, supervisors, managers on duty, dockworkers, forklift drivers, ramp and cargo warehouse handling agents according to WTVO.

The starting pay for these positions is $14 an hour plus a $1 shift premium for nights and weekends. Applications can be filled out now at pinnaclelogistics.com/careersor can be filled out in person Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the hiring office located at 60 Airport Drive in Rockford.

Watch Wednesday's entire press conference here, and find out why Rockford was chosen for this amazing opportunity:




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