Contact: Stacey Welling
Phone: (702) 455-3201
3/7/2019

Commissioner Jim Gibson, State of Nevada, Workforce Connections Hosting Job Fair March 26

Clark County Commissioner Jim Gibson, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, and Workforce Connections One-Stop Career Centers are hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, at The Enclave, 5810 S Eastern Ave, at the corner of Eastern Avenue and Russell Road.

"Our residents are looking for new jobs and careers, and we are excited to offer this job fair as an opportunity to connect with a variety of local employers in a central location and in a welcoming atmosphere," said Commissioner Gibson. "I want to thank our community partners, including The Enclave, for helping us make this event possible."  

The Enclave, which hosts a variety of conferences, trade shows and receptions, has donated their facility at no cost, for the March 26 event.  More than 30 employers are registered to attend the job fair including retailers, hotels and casinos, security companies, health care providers, area police fire departments and local government agencies. Job seekers are encouraged to dress for success and to bring at least 30 copies of their current resumes to give to employers participating in the fair. 

"The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) is pleased to be part of this unique and worthwhile event and look forward to assisting our valley's job seekers and employers.  Thanks to our community partners, we all are able to provide this opportunity and assist folks in getting back to work, while meeting the employment needs of businesses," said Ron Fletcher, JobConnect Chief of Field Operations for DETR's Employment Security Division.

"By working together, we can bring employers and employment resources directly into the communities we serve," said Jaime Cruz, Workforce Connections executive director.  "This event is a great opportunity for anyone looking for a new job or career opportunity."

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Department's Southeast Area Command STOP Program, (Safety Through Outreach and Prevention) is also a partner, and their members have dedicated support and time to organizing the event. Workforce Connections' One-Stop Career Center and the Nevada JobConnect program, managed through the state of Nevada, help connect employers with a ready workforce. Education and training opportunities also are available. The fair will offer job seekers opportunities to interview with representatives from multiple companies.  Employers and job seekers interested in attending the fair are encouraged to register through Workforce Connections at www.nvcareercenter.org/springjobfair.  Registration is not a requirement but is helpful to organizers. Job seekers also can call (702) 822-4229 or e-mail cpolke@snvwc.org for additional information.

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