Takoradi port recruitment for security assistants

Takoradi port recruitment for security assistants

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has opened recruitment for interested individuals to fill vacant positions in the security department as security assistants.

Takoradi port recruitment for security assistants

Hundreds throng Essipong Sports Stadium for security employment at Takoradi Port

Scores of unemployed Ghanaians on Thursday  thronged the Essipong sports stadium in Sekondi in a bid to be recruited as security assistants at the Takoradi Port.

Sources say that there are  about 30 vacancies to be filled.

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In Ghana, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

Takoradi port recruitment for security assistants

Long queues of interested applicants for the limited job offer

According to the Ghana Statistical Service, unemployment rate in Ghana decreased to 5.20% in 2013 from 5.96% in 2010. Unemployment rate in Ghana averaged 8.82%  from 2001 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 12.90%  in 2005 and a record low of 5.20%  in 2013.

But a  World Bank report dubbed "Landscape of Jobs in Ghana"  released early on this month revealed that about 48% of youth in the country between 15-24 years have no jobs.

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