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Carper, Coons, Carney: 54 employers will be at Kent County job fair on June 24th

There are still spots left for businesses looking to hire

Jun 17 2013

DOVER, Del. – U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and U.S. Representative John Carney announced on Monday that 54 employers from around the region have already signed up for their Kent County job fair on Monday, June 24th, but that there is still room for more businesses who are looking for talented new employees. Combined, the employers are hiring for more than 1,400 open positions across an array of skill sets.

The job fair will be held in partnership with Brandywine Counseling and Community Services at the Sheraton Dover Hotel at 1570 North DuPont Highwayfrom 10 am to 2 pm.

Employers already registered for the fair include:

Private Companies: AAA Club Partners; Advanced Student Transportation; AFLAC (Dover); American Registry of Pathology; APM, Inc.; AVON; BAYADA Home Care; Beracah Homes, Inc.; Bestemps; Bloodbank of Delmarva; Bloom Energy; CCLTAFNJDE (construction jobs); Dover Downs; Edward Jones; Energizer Personal Care/Playtex; Genesis Infotech, Inc.; Goodwill Delaware; Griswold Home Care; Horizon Services; Interim Healthcare; JP Morgan Chase; Johnny Janosik; JSD Management, Inc.; Kent-Sussex Industries; Mountaire Farms; Metro Merchant Services; Nanticoke Health Services; New Behavioral Network; New York Life; People’s Place; Perdue Farms; SecureNetMD, LLC.; Starbucks Coffee Company; Telamon Corporation (DE Head Start Programs); UPS; Viridian Energy, Ind. Rep.; Waddell & Reed, Inc.; Wilmington Job Corps; Walmart DC 7034.

Government Agencies: Delaware Department of Transportation; Delaware National Guard (Army); Delaware Air National Guard; Delaware State Police; Department of Homeland Security/Homeland Security Investigations; Newark Police Department; New Castle County Government; New Castle County Police; Pennsylvania State Police; State of Delaware.

Additionally, the following organizations will have tables at the fair on their offerings for job seekers: Brandywine Counseling; Delaware Transition to Teaching Partnership (DT3P); Delaware Tech; DOL Vocation Rehabilitation; ESGR/Hero to Hired/H2H.jobs; Job Center @ Delaware Libraries; State Office of Volunteerism; Stand By Me; Wilmington University.

Senator Carper, Senator Coons, and Congressman Carney hosted job fairs in New Castle County in March and Sussex County in April.

For more information on how to participate as an employer or job seeker, please call 302-573-6345 or email workshop@coons.senate.gov.