Augusta Area Job Fair to be held June 30 at the CareerCenter Bookmark and Share

June 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 17, 2014 Contact: Peter Diplock, Augusta CareerCenter Manager, 624-5183; Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009

AUGUSTA—Eighteen employers seeking to hire construction, health care and production workers and customer service employees will be exhibiting at the Augusta CareerCenter from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 30. The CareerCenter is located at 21 Enterprise Drive #2 in Augusta.

“Maine’s employers are hiring; our state gained 6,500 jobs in 2013 and there are about 8,000 open jobs on our Job Bank right now,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “2014 promises continued growth with several more job fairs scheduled this spring. Come out, meet employers and learn what the Augusta area has to offer if you are looking for a new job.”

Participating employers include: Athena Health, Maine Staffing Group, Carbonite, Bonney Staffing, ManPower, Motivational Services, Home Care for Maine, NRF Distributors, Home Depot, NotifyMD, Providence Human Services, Community Health and Counseling Services, Sam's Club, Verizon Wireless, Bridges Home Care, MAS Home Care, HMS Host and Pine State Trading Company.

All are seeking qualified employees to fill current positions. Jobseekers are encouraged to dress appropriately, bring a current resume and expect to interview.

CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access and O’Net software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.

Call 624-5120 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711). More information is available on the CareerCenter website, .

Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.