Augusta Area Job Fair to be Held October 27 at the CareerCenter Bookmark and Share

October 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2014
Contact: Peter Diplock, Augusta CareerCenter Manager, 624-5183; Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, cell 557-1483

Job fair will run from 3 to 6 p.m. to accommodate job seeker schedules

AUGUSTA—About two dozen employers will hiring for positions in manufacturing, retail, health care, construction and customer service at the Augusta CareerCenter on Oct. 27 from 3 to 6 p.m. The CareerCenter is located at 21 Enterprise Drive, suite 2 in Augusta.

“Maine’s employers are hiring; there are about 8,500 open jobs on our Job Bank right now,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “My administration knows that we still have more to do to get all Mainers back into the workforce in a good-paying career. Our CareerCenters are the first step for those who want a job or want to change paths, and this job fair is a good place to start. Don’t hesitate to ask them for the help that can change your future for the better.”

Participating employers include Catholic Charities, Bath Iron Works, Sequel Care of Maine, Maine-ly Elder Care, Formed Fiber Technologies, Great Falls Marketing, Maine Revenue Service, Tex Tech Industries, Dish Network, Providence Human Services, Woodlands Senior Living of Waterville and Hallowell, Stericycle, Integrated Sales Solutions, Sears, Arcadia Health Services, Care and Comfort, Home Care for Maine, The Children’s Center, Chipotle, Target, MAS Homecare of Maine, Maine Conservation Corp., Carbonite, Labor Ready, City of Lewiston Police Department, Bonney Staffing and Mount Saint Joseph Residence and Rehabilitation.

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 recruitment opportunities for individual employers.

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, http://www.mainecareercenter.com .

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

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Participating employers list updated as of October 23.