More than 6,000 job seekers are expected to attend the Spring Job Fair at the Las Vegas Convention Center's West Hall, 300 Convention Center Dr., on Friday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Spring Job Fair is hosted by Clark County Commission Chairman Jim Gibson and Commissioner Tick Segerblom in partnership with Nevada JobConnect and Workforce Connections' One-Stop Career Centers.
Online registration at nvcareercenter.org/springjobfair2022 will close on Thursday, April 14, at noon; however, walk-ins may quickly register onsite. Attendees will have access to plenty of free parking in the Diamond Lots off Convention Center Dr. adjacent to the West Hall. Additional free parking will be available east of Paradise Rd. in all of the Convention Center parking lots. All three Convention Center Loop stations will be open to help transport job seekers for free via Tesla vehicles underground to the West Hall.
One hundred five employers with $18/hour jobs (including tips) will be looking to hire for more than 13,000 open positions. Employers include MGM Resorts International, Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI), Caesars Entertainment, Resorts World, The Venetian, Golden Gaming, Boyd Gaming, Nevada State Bank, Barclay's, the Clark County School District, Giving Home Care, Robertsons Ready Mix, and Blueprint Studios.
"The Spring Job Fair is perfectly timed for employers to staff up and prepare for what we expect to be a record-breaking travel year for Las Vegas. This means more career opportunities for job seekers at attractive wages and benefits," said Wanda Gispert, Vice President of Workforce Development & College Programs for MGM Resorts International. "Work is available whether you area first-time job seeker, changing fields, newly relocated to the area or retired and wish to return to work."
One-Stop Career Center and Nevada JobConnect employment professionals will be on hand to provide quick resume checks, career coaching and connect job seekers to wrap-around services such as childcare assistance. Job seekers will be able to use laptops and printers at no charge. The Southern Nevada Health District will also be providing free COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters at the job fair.
Attendees are encouraged to dress for success, wear comfortable walking shoes and bring multiple copies of their resumes as many employers will be interviewing and hiring onsite.
"We are local. Everything from facilities and maintenance to technologists and radiologists are employed in-house," said Michelle Nicholl, Chief HR Officer at Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI). "It is important to SDMI to support Southern Nevada, and one of the ways we do that is by employing over 500 local team members. We are excited to participate in the upcoming Spring Job Fair and discuss the opportunities of a career at SDMI with potential candidates."
"The Spring Job Fair allows job seekers to have valuable face time with employers offering competitive wages and hiring now," said Workforce Connections Executive Director Jaime Cruz. "Helping community members connect with well-paying jobs is critical to keeping our economy strong.”
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 11th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to 2.3 million citizens and 45.6 million visitors a year (2019). Included are the nation’s 7th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to 1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.