October 10, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Mary Lafontaine, Regional Director, Southern CareerCenters, 212-2184
Media Contact: Laura Hudson, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009
AUGUSTA -- The Southern Midcoast CareerCenter is showcasing its new location in an open house and co-sponsoring a job fair with Southern Maine Community College--Midcoast Campus on Brunswick Landing, formerly the Brunswick Naval Air Station. More than 20 employers are recruiting at the job fair. The events take place on Tuesday, October 16 at the L.L. Bean Learning Commons, 29 Sewall St., Brunswick. The job fair runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by the CareerCenter's open house and ribbon-cutting at 1 p.m.
"I urge those looking for careers in this tight labor market to visit any CareerCenter," said Governor Paul R. LePage. "They provide resources and services that will assist you in improving your resume and preparing for job interviews."
Employers and job seekers are invited to tour the CareerCenter during the open house and learn about available no-cost resources through the Department of Labor. Employers interested in exhibiting at the job fair can contact John Wagner at 721-8201 or John.W.Wagner@Maine.Gov.
Participating employers to date include:
- Bowdoin College
- Bridges of Maine, LLC
- Carlisle Construction Materials
- Central Maine Healthcare
- Crown Lift Trucks
- Kelly Services
- Maine Air National Guard
- Maine Behavioral Health Organization
- MaineGeneral Health
- Mid Coast - Parkview Health
- New Ventures Maine
- Northern Light Health (formerly EMHS)
- OSCO Construction Group
- Pathways of Maine
- Portland Police Department
- Portland Yacht Services and Portland Shipyard
- Spectrum- Charter Communications
- The Westin Portland Harborview
- TRC Companies Inc.
- University of Maine at Augusta - Brunswick Center
- Waban Projects
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.
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.
The Southern Midcoast CareerCenter, located inside the L.L. Bean Learning Commons at SMCC--Midcoast, 29 Sewall St., Brunswick, is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (207) 721-8200 or 1-888-836-3355 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711). More information is available on the CareerCenter website, http://www.mainecareercenter.gov .
Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.