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Posted on: January 6, 2020

5th Annual City of Fort Pierce Job Fair

City of Fort Pierce Job Fair Job Seeker Flyer

The 5th Annual City of Fort Pierce Job Fair will be held Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. This event will be held at the Havert L. Fenn Center located at 2000 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce FL 34982. This event is presented in partnership by the City of Fort Pierce, CareerSource Research Coast (CSRC), and the Saint Lucie County Board of County Commissioners. Several local and county dignitaries will kick off the day in the opening ceremonies at 9:15AM. Early entry for Veterans as priority of service and Lincoln Park Career Pathways Initiative graduates will start at 9:30AM. Beginning at 10:00AM, jobseekers will be welcomed into the event to meet participating employers. This job fair is open to all residents of the local workforce development area.

Over 100 local employers with immediate job openings are scheduled to participate in the annual City of Fort Pierce Job Fair which include area municipalities, private clubs, hospitality, healthcare, landscaping, manufacturing, and emergency response organizations. For faster admission on the day of the event, jobseekers are strongly encouraged to pre-register by visiting the CSRC website:

https://careersourcerc.com/events/city-of-fort-pierce-job-fair/ or by visiting one of local CSRC Career Centers. Career Center locations are also available on the website.

“This fair is a 'must attend' for those seeking quality jobs in the area,” said Fort Pierce City Mayor Linda Hudson. “The primary goal of the City of Fort Pierce is to promote and increase the job choices available to residents and we believe the event will be a major success!”

Job seekers are also strongly encouraged to attend one of the free job fair preparation workshops being offered by CSRC. These workshops will help individuals to prepare a suitable resume, master the job application and teach valuable techniques on how to engage employers to make a great first impression. Job seekers should visit https://careersourcerc.com/job-seekers/job-seeker-resources/employment-success-workshops/ for workshop schedule dates and times and arrive early, as seats fill up quickly. Job seekers are also urged to apply for jobs via the Employ Florida website at www.employflorida.com.

“Second-chance” employers are encouraged to participate. If you are an employer and would like more information about training grants, and/or if you are interested in participating in the job fair, please contact the Business Services Team: business@careersourcerc.com.

For more information on the annual City of Fort Pierce Job Fair, please contact: Shelly Batton, Director of Operations for CareerSource Research Coast via phone: 866-482-4473 Ext.518 or by email sbatton@careersourcerc.com.

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