There's a new kid in town, and they're hiring. Are you looking for a gig? Make plans to attend this hiring event. There are a few things you need to know first.

Big 5 Sporting Goods is hosting a hiring event with the Mesa County Workforce Center. It's coming up Tuesday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to noon, and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. There's a handful of things you'll need to do before heading to the event. You'll need to apply online line prior to April 23.

What positions are they hiring for? It appears they're looking to fill several posts, both full and part-time. Open positions include:

  • Manager Trainee 7754813
  • Part-time Sales Associate 7754814
  • Part-time Cashier 7754815
  • Part-time Assistant Manager 7754812

Do you see those codes after the job description? While I'm not entirely sure what they stand for, I think 7754813 can be interpreted as "Way Cool Job."

Before heading to the hiring event, you'll need to register with Connecting Colorado. To create an account, you need your Social Security number, a password, and a security question. From there you can upload your resume' or search for various job opportunities.

If you're a sports fan, health nut, or enjoy the retail environment, you may want to consider pursuing this opportunity. Get your materials together and get registered at the website ahead of time. April 23 is coming up quick.