Veteran Job Fair

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2018 Event


Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas, in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission and Texas Veterans Commission, will host the 7th Annual Hiring Red, White, & YOU! Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 10am-2pm at the Taylor County Expo Center - Round Building (1700 Hwy 36, Abilene, TX 79602). This event is open to the public and there is no cost for veterans, participants, or employers. View the flyer for details!
 
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. We encourage job seekers to register in Texas' online job matching system at www.workintexas.com. 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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Employers


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.

Registration for employers is required and will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis!
The deadline to register is Friday, October 26th or until booth spaces are full.

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Questions?

Contact Robert Puls, Steve Collins, or Kathy Turner by calling (325) 795-4397 or by sending an email. 

Who will be at the event?

Participating organizations for 2018 are listed below. Check back for updates!

2018 Participating Organizations* Offerings (organizations may have additional job openings)
Advantage Resourcing Forklift Operator, Shipping and Receiving, General Warehouse, Production Helper, Administrative Assistant, Receptionist, Data Entry 
AISD Student Nutrition  Part- Time Cafeteria Worker 
Basic Energy Services
Class A CDL Drivers, Workover Oil rig Floorhands, Workover Oil rig Derrickhands, Workover Oil rig Operators 
Ben E. Keith CDl Drivers
Bridgestone Bandag
Production Technician, Maintenance Technician
Buzzi Unicem USA
Maintenance, Electrician, General Labor, Safety, Environmental, Truck Drivers, Purchasing 
CDTS, Inc.  Diesel Mechanics, Welders, Final Assembly Technicians, Painters, Trailer Repair Technicians 
Cisco College Training opportunities
CityLink CDL Drivers, Servicer, Dispatchers
Eagle Aviation Services Aviation licensed mechanics and entry level positions
First Financial Bank Tellers, Loan Processors, Call Center CSR's
Hendrick Medical Center
Attendants, Environmental Services Techs, Transport, Admitting Reps, Scheduling Reps
HydroPro Landscaping Landscaping Laborer and Holiday Lighting Laborer
Kelly Services  Various
KTAB-TV / KRBC-TV
Production Assistant, Account Executive, Multi-Media Journalist 
Lowe's Home Improvement Customer Service Associate, Sales Specialist
Market Street Checker, Sacker, Food Service, Market, Seafood and more
NAF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE (DYESS AFB)
Cooks, Food Service Workers ect , 

Pactiv Packer/Stacker, Machine Operators (Extrusion and Thermo), Fork Lift Operators, Maintenance Associates (machine maintenance), 
People Ready Construction, Banquet Servers, Cooks, Caterers, Warehouse and Manufacturing. 
RGIS Inventory auditor
SERVEPRO of Abilene Skilled Labor
Taylor County Tax Assessor/Collector; Correctional Officers, 911 Operators; Civil Deputy Clerk, Juvenile Detention Officers; Court Reporter, Deputy
Texas Department of Transportation Maintenance Roadway and heavy equipment operators, Engineering Assistants, Transportation Engineers and more
Texas Juvenile Justice Department Juvenile Correctional Officers and Security Guards
United States Gypsum (USG) Production Operators and Mechanics 
West Texas VAHCS and SSVF Social Worker, Caregiver Support Coordinator, Police Officer, IT Specialist, RN, Inventory Management Specialist, Medical Technolgist, Training Specialist and more
Wisteria Place CNA, LVN, Housekeeping, and Dietary