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Employer registration quickly coming to a close for annual Gainesville City Job Fair

Employer registration quickly coming to a close for annual Gainesville City Job Fair

Job fair takes place Sept. 1 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at MLK multipurpose center; registration closes on Aug. 21

2015-JobFair-STD[1]The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, the City of Gainesville and a host of community agencies cordially invite all hiring businesses to participate in this year’s Gainesville City Job Fair. The job fair will take place on Sept. 1 at 9 a.m. at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) multipurpose center located at 1028 N.E. 14th St. Employers interested in participating are encouraged to register by Friday.

Participating employers will have the opportunity to speak directly with interested applicants about employment and career opportunities, benefit and/or compensation packages and available training programs offered within their company. City job fair companies include Pristine Clean, Oelrich Construction, Inc., Road Rat Motors, TempForce, Lowe’s, Alachua County Sheriff’s Office and more.

This year’s job fair is brought to you by the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Gainesville, the Office of Equal Opportunity, Santa Fe College, Gainesville Regional Utilities, Regional Transit System, Partnership for Strong Families’ Library Partnership and CareerSource North Central Florida.

Employer set up will take place the evening prior to the fair. All participating employers will be provided with a six-foot table, two chairs, access to copy/printer services and electrical outlets. Each company must submit a completed participant agreement form with a booth sponsorship fee of $50. Lunch and a drink are included. Checks should be made payable to the City of Gainesville and mailed with the completed form to the Office of Equal Opportunity – 222 E. University Ave., 2nd floor, Gainesville, FL 32601.

For questions or to participate, contact Sue DeBose via email at debosesb@cityofgainesville.org or via phone at 352-393-8727.

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