Hurricane Ian Business : Lee County announces Hurricane Ian hiring event

Fort Myers, FL – Lee County’s disaster debris monitoring partner, Thompson Consulting Services, will be hiring local residents to support Lee County’s Hurricane Ian debris removal efforts.

Positions are for immediate work; there is no physical labor, no experience is necessary and training is provided. Qualified candidates have the potential to earn more than $1,300 per week.

Candidates must attend a hiring event in person to be considered for employment.

If candidates have access to internet, they can preregister at

There will also be an on-site registration kiosk available for residents without internet service.

Location: Jury Parking Lot, 2050 Broadway Circle., Fort Myers, FL 33901

4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 3 and Oct. 4
11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 5 through Oct. 7.

Debris Removal Monitors, also known as Data Collector or Field Monitors, are responsible for documenting debris collection and other activity performed by disaster recovery contractors. Training is provided.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Must have a valid driver license and safe driving history
  • Must have your own working vehicle and cell phone
  • Must have the ability to work in the outside elements for long periods of time (this may include standing outside for the duration of daily debris removal (rain or shine)
  • Must have a flexible schedule with the availability to work up to 12 hours a day and seven days a week; may be required to work some days in excess of 12 hours
  • Must be able to travel to various work locations within the recovery area
  • Must have high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.  Must pass random drug screening
  • Provide proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the U.S.

Thompson is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.