Augusta Area Job Fair to be held September 29 at the CareerCenter Bookmark and Share

September 26, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2014
Contact: Peter Diplock, Augusta CareerCenter Manager, 624-5183; Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, cell 557-1483

AUGUSTA—Twenty-five employers hiring for positions in construction, law enforcement, health care, production and customer service will be recruiting at the Augusta CareerCenter from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 29. The CareerCenter is located at 21 Enterprise Drive, suite 2 in Augusta.

“Maine’s employers are hiring; our state gained 9,400 private-sector jobs in the past year and there are about 8,000 open jobs on our Job Bank right now,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “This job fair will help you find both year-round and seasonal positions. Come out, meet employers and learn what opportunities the Augusta area has to offer.”

Participating employers include Verizon Wireless, Support Solutions, Sears, Mt. St. Joseph, Manpower, Maine Marine Patrol, Stericycle, Communication Solutions, Maine Staffing Group, Bank of America, Arcadia Health Services, Home Care for Maine, Woodlands Senior Living of Hallowell, Hillside Terrace of Hallowell, Integrated Sales Solutions, Target, Johnny's Selected Seeds, T Mobile, Providence Human Services, Cianbro, Kennebec Sherrif's Department, Care and Comfort, Maine State Governement, Irving Oil, Maine Conservation Corps and Bath Iron Works.

All are seeking qualified employees to fill current positions. Job seekers are encouraged to dress appropriately, bring a current resume and be prepared to interview.

The Augusta CareerCenter holds monthly jobs fairs and also offers individual employers recruitment opportunities. The October Job Fair is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 27 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., and the November Job Fair is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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.