The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA), Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Chamber of Commerce, along with the county and municipal governments have teamed up to present a “Work Local” resource fair for local residents looking for new career opportunities. In addition to dozens of local employers conducting interviews, the event will offer a resume clinic and other resources to help individuals identify pathways into higher-skill jobs.
Dennis Jarvis, Executive Director of the JDCA, stressed that there are apprenticeship and learn-to-earn programs available through the local community as well as technical schools that can help individuals move into rewarding careers and noted, “we hope this event can provide a window into the opportunities and programs available to help gain certifications and skills.”
Employers interviewing at the fair will include: Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, Exit Success Realty, Chick-fil-A, Holiday Inn Express, Bavarian Inn Resort & Brewing Company, Home Depot, Hampton Inn & Suites, Home 2 Suites, River Riders, WVU Medicine, Clarion Inn Harpers Ferry, Rockwool, Panera and more!
The job fair will take place on July 7 (Wed) from 10 am to 4 pm at the Ranson Civic Center (432 W 2nd Ave, Ranson WV).
No pre-registration is required for individuals – just walk in.Staff Contributor