Veteran Job Fair

Red White You 2016

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas, in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission, will host the 5th Annual Hiring Red, White, & YOU! Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 10am-2pm at the Taylor County Expo Center - Round Building (1700 Hwy 36, Abilene, TX 79602). The event is free of charge for participants and employers.
All veterans, active duty military, and their family members are invited to attend.

Job Seekers

Pre-registration is not required, but will help save time upon arrival at the event. Online registration is available at the link below through Friday, November 4th. We also encourage job seekers to register in Texas' online job matching system at If you are already registered, please make sure your information is up-to-date. Laptops will be available at the event to complete/update your profile.

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This is a great opportunity to recruit local individuals affiliated with our military branches. Former military personnel are equipped with countless skills and unique strengths that are assets for employment as a civilian. At the event, you will have a 10x10 booth with electricity, one table, two chairs, and two lunches, all at no cost! Free wireless internet is also available.
Employer registration is required! Please complete the online registration form by November 4, 2016

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Questions? Please contact Robert Puls or Steve Collins at
(325) 795-4397 or via email at

Who will be at the event? 

Participating organizations for 2016 coming soon. Check back for updates!
2016 Participating Organizations*  Offerings (organizations may have additional job openings)
 Abilene Fire Department  Firefighters
 Abilene Housing Authority  Resource Booth
Abilene ISD Student Nutrition
 Cafeteria Specialists. Head Cooks,& Nutrition Substitutes
 Abilene Regional Medical Center  Clinical:CNA, LVN, RN
 Action Career Training  Resource Booth
 Advantage Resourcing  Accounting Clerks, Medical Receptionists, Production, Machine Operators and Sales
 Abilene Aero  Avionics Technicians
 Airman & Family Readiness Center  Resource Booth
 American Investigations & Security International  Security Officers
 Aramark  Food Service Supervisors, Food Service Workers, Utility Workers, Cooks
 Attorney General of Texas (Child Support Division)  Child Support Officers and Child Support Technicians
 Buzzi Unicem USA Our location - General Labor, Maintenance Coordinator; Other locations within company - Corporate Buyer, Market Manager, Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Lab Technician, Terminal Operators, Research Technician
Betty Hardwick Center
 Resource Booth
 Central Texas Opportunities  Case Managers
 Cisco College  Offering educational opportunities
Circle D Truck Sales Diesel Mechanics
 City of Abilene  Assistant Planning/Development Director, Civic Center Technicians, Deputy Marshal, Equipment Mechanics, Health Program Manager and Laboratory Technician Trainee.
 Coronado Nursing Center  CNA, LVN, RN, Cook
 Department of Family and Protective Services  Human Services Tech, CPS Investigative Supervisors, CPS Investigation Worker Trainee
 Dyess AFB Exchange Store Associates and Food Service
 Eagle Aviation Services  Aircraft Mechanics, Aircraft Cleaners
 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University  Post-secondary education = providing assistance with utilizing VA Education benefits, educational opportunities during/enhancing job search.
 Federal Aviation Administration  Air Traffic Control Specialist
 First Financial  Various - All Locations
 Hendrick Medical Center  Environmental Service, Nursing, Nurse Aides, Security, Transport, Admitting Representatives, Scheduling Representatives,Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapists, Specialty Tech, Patient Sitters, etc.
 Jackson Hewitt Tax Services  Tax Preparers - Long and Mid Versions
 Job Corps  Resource Booth
 Kelly Services
Clerical, Production, Warehouse and Drivers
 KTAB-TV / KRBC-TV  Part time Production, Sales, News Reporter/Anchor
 Lithia Toyota of Abilene  Sales Representatives, Service Technicians
 Lubbock Police Department  Law Enforcement Officers
 Ludlum Measurements, Inc.  Manufacturing
 Market Street/United  Checkers, Sackers, Food Service Dishwasher,Food Service Cook, Fresh Cut Produce, Night Stocker
 McElroy Metal  Machine Operator, Overhead Crane Operator, Management Trainee
 MetroCare  EMT, Paramedic, Dispatch
 NAF Human Resources  House keepers, Cooks, Food service workers, Laborers, Recreation Aids and Assistants 
 NextEra Energy  Wind Turbine Technician and Wind Plant Manager
 Paceline Collision Systems  Collision Repair Paint and Body Technicians; Future Leadership and Management Positions
 Pepsi Co.  Long Haul Drivers and Warehouse persons
Prairie Dog Treats  Lead Supervisor, Supervisor, Kitchen Staff, Stripping Staff, Packaging, Warehouse
Protection One Alarm Monitoring Sales Representatives
 Resource Employment  Administrative Assistant, Packers, Team Lead, Machine Operators and Lift Truck Operator
 Republic Services  Maintenance Shop Technician and Heavy Equipment Technician
 SERVEPRO Abilene  Water Technician
United States Gypsum  Manufacturing
 US Border Patrol  Border Patrol Agents
Taylor County Community Supervision and Corrections Department  Correctional Officers
Taylor County Disabled American Veterans  Resource Booth
Taylor County Vet Center  Resource Booth
 Taylor County Sheriff's Office  Deputy Constable/Bailiff, Domestic Relations Office - Caseworker, Corrections Officers
 Texas Department of Criminal Justice  Correctional Officers
 Texas Department of Public Safety  Hiring for 300 State Troopers all over the state.
 Teleperformance  Customer Service Representatives
 Texas State Technical College  Offering Educational Opportunities We will also have a list of all open positions at TSTC.
 Tiger Manufacturing Welders, Equipment Assembly Technicians, Painters
 United States Postal Service  PSE Mail Processing Clerk and Holiday Clerk Assistant
 West Texas VA Health Care System  Physicians, Psychiatrist, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, RN's. LVN's, Nursing Assistants, Dietitians, Police Officers, Claims Assistants
 Whataburger Restaurants, LLC  Restaurant Team Members
 West Central Texas Council of Governments  Resource Booth
Wolfepak Software Inc.  Tier 2 Field Technicians

*Updated: 11/7/16