The upcoming Belfast Regional Job Fair on Tuesday, March 20th will have a record number of employers participating. According to Belfast Economic Development Director Thomas Kittredge “we are thrilled that we have surpassed last year’s number of participating employers. In the first year of the event we had 40 of them, and now, in our second year, we have 57 employers, ones who are representing a wide variety of economic sectors and business sizes. I am confident that there will be something here for each and every job seeker who attends the job fair.”
The list of businesses who will be at the job fair include: Army National Guard, ASK . . . for Home Care, athenahealth, Bangor Savings Bank, Bank of America, Belfast Co-Op, Bonney Staffing Center, Broadreach Family & Community Services, Camden National Bank, Cianbro, The Colonial Theatre, Ducktrap River of Maine, Fisher Plows (through Kelly Services), Front Street Shipyard, Genesis HealthCare, Hamilton Marine, Hammond Tractor, Horch Roofing, The Inn at Ocean's Edge, Knox County Homeless Coalition, L.G. Whitcomb Grading and Landscaping, Lincolnville Communications, Lincolnville Lobster Pound, Living Innovations, MaineHealth (Coastal Region), Manpower, MAS Community Health, Mathews Brothers Company, Motivational Services, OnProcess Technology, Penobscot Community Health Care, Penobscot McCrum, PeopleReady, Private Home Care, Project Flagging, ReVision Energy, RH Foster, Robbins Lumber, Robert Half, ServiceMaster, Spectrum Generations, Spurwink Services, Sweetser, Three Tides Waterfront Bar, University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H Camp at Tanglewood, Viking Lumber, Waldo Community Action Partners, Waldo County Communications, and Whitecap Builders.
In addition, the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce will be representing a number of smaller businesses who are looking to fill positions, including: The Alden House Inn, Belfast Bay Shade Company, Belfast Dental Care, Green Home Solutions, Meanwhile In Belfast, Primerica, Rollie’s Bar and Grill, and SERVPRO.
Finally, entities such as the Belfast Creative Coalition, the Maine Department of Labor at the Rockland CareerCenter, Workforce Solutions, and several area realtors will also be present at the job fair as resource providers.
The Belfast Regional Job Fair is a collaboration between the City of Belfast, the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce, the Belfast Creative Coalition, the Maine Department of Labor at the Rockland CareerCenter, Our Town Belfast, the University of Maine Hutchinson Center, and Workforce Solutions.
The 2018 Belfast Regional Job Fair will be held on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018, from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm, at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The University of Maine Hutchinson Center (https://hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu/) is located at 80 Belmont Avenue (Maine State Route 3) in Belfast, approximately ¾ mile west from the intersection of Belmont Avenue and U.S. Route 1.
The 2018 Belfast Regional Job Fair is free for all job seekers. Job seekers are not required to register for the fair, but they are encouraged to RSVP via Facebook at '2018 Belfast Regional Job Fair’ (www.facebook.com/events/1449293878513281). As some employers may choose to conduct interviews at the fair, job seekers are also encouraged to be prepared by dressing appropriately and bringing resumes/relevant supporting materials