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Veteran Job Fair


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Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission will be hosting a Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 10am-4pm at the Taylor County Expo Center- Round Building (1700 Hwy 36, Abilene, TX 79602).

All veterans, active duty, and family members are invited to participate.

Job Seekers
In order to save time on the day of the event, please pre-register below. Make sure to bring your resume and other relevant documents with you.

We are also encouraging job seekers to register in Texas' online job matching system If you are already registered, please make sure your information is up-to-date. Laptops will also 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. There is no fee to participate in this event. At the event, you will have a 10x10 booth, table, two chairs, and two lunches. Each booth comes with electricity and free wireless internet is available. 

If you would like for your organization to be represented at the event please register below. 

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Who will be at the event?

Participating Organizations*  Offerings (organizations may have additional job openings)
Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas  Employment services, training opportunities, etc. 
Teleperformance Customer Service & Telemarketing
First Financial Bank IT, Retail, & Customer Service
Abilene Reporter News Mechanical & Labor
Warren CAT Service Tech & Machine Tech
Tiger Manufacturing Machine operator, welder, & assembly
Production Assistant, Multi-media Journalist, & Account Executive
Region 14 Education Service Center Alternative Teacher Certification
Airman and Family Readiness Center & Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary  
Lithia Auto Stores Mechanics/Technicians & Sales Representatives
CityLink Drivers
D&S Community Services Direct Care Staff
Nonappropriated Funds (NAF)
Service related such as hospitality, food service, recreation, lodging, maintenance, & child care
Elwood Staffing Clerical, warehouse, telemarketing, driving, & labor
Lowe's Home Improvements
Retail Customer Service, Cashiers, Loaders, Stockers, and more
H&R Block Client service professional and Professional Tax preparers
U.S. Small Business Administration
Guaranty bank business loans to small businesses
Ludlum Measurements Machinist & Electronics Technician
Army & Air Force Exchange Service- Dyess AFB
Food Services & Retail (store associates, customer service, labor/stockers)
Petroleum Solutions, Inc
Service Technicians & Construction
Buzzi Unicem USA
Industrial Electrician, General Labor, Plant Controller, & Automation Engineer
PepsiCo Americas Beverages
Warehouse and Distribution
Receptionist & Sales Representatives
Horizon Ag Products Plant Operators
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Education opportunities for Veterans
Cisco College Education opportunities for Veterans
Advantage Sales & Marketing Retail Merchandisers
RENTECH Boiler Services Welders
Taylor County Sheriff's Office Corrections Officers, Deputy Sheriffs, Dispatchers, LVN 
Sears Home Services Residential Refrigeration Appliances Repair Technician
Kelly Services Various job postings
Broadwind Towers Welders, Sales Admin Assistant, & Traveling Wind Techs
Condley and Company, L.L.P.
Interim HealthCare Hospice
RN and CNA
Taylor County Supervision and Corrections Department 
Residential Monitor, Cook, Community Supervision Officer
Briercroft Fire and Water Restoration Restoration Tech (pack-out/pack-back, & precision/detailed/hands-on cleaning of structures and content)
Stripes Convenient Stores
Various openings
FasTrack Program (McMurry University)
Teaching Certification
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Care Coordinator Deskside Applications
Advantage Staffing
Order builder
SODEXO Custodial
Cintas Driver
Rush-Overland Manufacturing
Gateway Foundation, Inc.
LCDC, CI, CCJP, CCJP-A in a correctional environment
Action Career Training
Educational opportunities
CVS Health Certified Pharmacy Technician, Customer Service Associates and Managers
City of Abilene Professional, Entry Level, Technical, Information Technology, Water Utilities, Customer Service, plus many more
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Correctional Officer, Truck Drivers, Laundry/Food Service, Maintenance Professionals, Architects and Engineers, Rehabilitation Programs, Manufacturing and Logistics, Administrative Support and More.
Texas Department of Public Safety State Troopers
Rodan and Fields Dermatologists  Independent Consultants
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Abilene  Various Openings
Genghis Grill Various Food Service Related Occupations
Hendrick Medical Center Various Health Care Positions 
Aerotek Welders, Wind Technicians, General Labors, Machine Operators 
Republic Services  Drivers and Maintenance Technicians 
US Gypsum  Forklift Operator, Maintenance, Production Worker 
Register today to reserve your booth!
*Updated: 10/28/14

If you have any questions please contact: Robert Puls or Steve Collins at (325) 795-4397 or via email at .