If there is one thing we can say without question, the Eagle Ford has created a job boom across South Texas. A recent UTSA study estimates the oil & gas industry supports over 116,000 jobs across a 20 county area impacted by the play.
It’s great news, but it also means common positions that don’t pay as much have a hard time filling openings. The video below details how hard it has been for Jim Wells County to hire correctional officers.
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