SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – Hundreds of people are vying for a handful of new jobs coming to Scranton.
Pennsylvania Medical Solutions is planning to open a medical marijuana growing and processing facility and the company says it has been overwhelmed by interested applicants.
The company held a career expo at the Radisson Hotel in Scranton Tuesday night.
It is looking to hire roughly 30 people in jobs ranging from security officers to expert growers and lab technicians.
The interest has been so high that more than 250 people registered to attend the career expo while another 500 people have already applied for jobs online.
Pennsylvania Medical Solutions is planning to open Scranton’s first medical marijuana company.