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Carper, Coons, Carney: 45 employers will be at Sussex County job fair on April 30th

Congressional delegation is calling on businesses looking to hire

Apr 17 2013

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. – U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and U.S. Representative John Carney announced on Wednesday that nearly 45 employers from around the region have already signed up for their Sussex County job fair on Tuesday, April 30th, but that there is still room for 15 more businesses who are looking for talented new employees. Combined, the employers are hiring for approximately 700 open positions across an array of skill sets.

The job fair will be held at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center from 10 am to 3 pm. Employers already registered for the fair include:

Private Companies: American Registry of Pathology, APM Inc., AVON, Atlantic Refrigeration, BAYADA Home Care, Beasley Broadcast Group, Beebe Medical Center, Bloodbank of Delmarva, Bloom Energy, County Bank, CCLTAFNJDE (construction jobs), Dry Zone, Edward Jones, Food Lion, Goodwill Delaware, Griswold Home Care, Hollister, Johnny Janosik, Joshua Freeman Foundation, Kent-Sussex Industries, Massage & Reflexology of Delaware, Nanticoke Health System, Metro Merchant Services, MedTix, LLC, New Behavioral Network, New York Life, People’s Place, ResortQuest, Seawatch International, Starbucks Coffee Company, Telamon Corporation, UPS, Viridian Energy, Ind. Rep., and Wawa

Government Agencies: Delaware Department of Transportation, Delaware State Police, Dover Police Department, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, New Castle County Government, New Castle County Police, State of Delaware, Small Business Administration, and Wilmington University

Additionally, the following organizations will have tables at the fair on their offerings for job seekers:

University of Delaware Transition to Teaching Partnership, Department of Labor/Vocational Rehabilitation Division, Department of Labor/Employment Training, Hero to Hired, and Job Center at Delaware Libraries

Senator Carper, Senator Coons, and Congressman Carney will host an additional job fair in Kent County in June.

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