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More Than 50 Employers Will Be Hiring For Hundreds Of Vacancies At Next Week's Congressional Job Fair In New Castle County

Mountaire, Amazon, and JPMorgan Chase with big employment vacancies to fill

Feb 26 2014

WILMINGTON, Del. – U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and U.S. Representative John Carney announced Wednesday that more than 70 employers will be seeking to fill hundreds of positions at the Friday, March 7 job fair. The fair, which runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, is being organized with the help of Brandywine Counseling and Career Services. Organizations representing public and private sectors as well as the nonprofit community will be seeking qualified job candidates.

The list of potential employers reflects Delaware’s diverse industries in New Castle County, ranging from healthcare, education to law enforcement to banking. Interested companies seeking to fill positions can contact Senator Coons’ office at 302-573-6345 or via email at workshop@coons.senate.gov.

Employers who will be attending this job fair include: 99.5 WJBR, A+ Cuts & Salon, AAA Mid Atlantic, Advanced Student Transportation, Aflac, Amazon, American Registry of Pathology, Applied Card Systems, Auto Wearhousing, Bank of America, Bayada Home Health Care, Christiana Care, Clarifi, Delaware Air National Guard, Delaware Army National Guard, DelDOT, Delaware Hospice, Delaware State Police, Delaware Transitions to Teaching, Department Of Homeland Security, Department Of Correction, Department of Labor, Diamond State Financial Group, Dover Downs, DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown, Energizer Personal Care, ESGR/ H2H,Game Stop, Goodwill of Delaware, Greater Wilmington Radio Association, Griswold Home Care, Home Instead Senior Care, Horizon Services, Interim Healthcare, ITWORKS, J & J Staffing Resources, JP Morgan Chase, Lowes, Metro Merchant Services, Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Wilmington Job Corp Center, New Castle County Police Department, New Castle County, New Castle County EMS, New York Life, Prince Telecom, Prominent Insurance, Saint Francis Life, Sallie Mae, State of Delaware, Synerfac Technical Staffing, University of Delaware Recruiting, University of Delaware, Professional & Continuing Studies, US Department of State, Waddell & Reed. Inc., Westin Riverfront & Embassy Suites Hotels, Wilmington Police Department, Wilmington University, WSFS Bank and Brandywine Counseling.

In addition to companies hiring to fill vacancies, job fair guests will have the opportunity to hear from author and motivational speaker S. Renee Smith at 11 a.m. in a talk called Create a Buzz: Grow Your Life and Career, and then from United States Office of Personnel Management representative about application strategies for federal jobs at 1p.m.

Since 2011, the Congressional delegation has hosted 18 job fairs in Delaware, including five specifically for veterans.