5 job fairs coming to the MS Gulf Coast (2018)

Local and regional companies are looking for people to operate rides at an amusement park, work with hospice patients and for manufacturing, cleaning and other positions.

Here are details on several upcoming job fairs and hiring events:

Nextaff Gulf Coast Job Fair

When: 9-11 a.m. Feb. 15

Where: Gulfport WIN Job Center, 10162 Southpark Drive

What kind of jobs: Looking for hard working people for cleaning, janitorial, production and general labor.

Details: Must bring 2 forms of ID. Interviews on first come basis.

Contact: Nextaff Gulf Coast at 228-447-4820

RN and LPN Job Fair

When: 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 15

Where: Biloxi VA Medical Center, Building 31, in the NFS conference room

What kind of jobs: Positions available in intensive care unit, operating room, behavioral health and at the Community Living Center in short stay rehabilitation, long term care, memory care and hospice. Bring updated resume and three references. Interviews will be conducted on site.

Contact: Keley Baleyev, nurse recruiter, at keley.baleyev@va.gov or 228-523-8353

Park at OWA amusement park

When: February

Where: The Park at OWA, 1501 South OWA Boulevard, Foley, Alabama

What kind of jobs: Holding auditions for 125 employees to work in ride operations, food and beverage, retail, park services and other positions from early March through the end of July.

Details: Employees get perks like free admission, in-park discounts, flexible scheduling, incentives and team parties. Potential employees will be pre-screened through closed auditions with a team of judges gauging them on personality, problem solving and team work.

Contact: Go to WorkAtOWA.com and click on “apply now” for the pre-screening application. Accepted applicants will receive email confirmation within 24 hours with further instructions on audition times and location. No applications will be accepted in person and walk up auditions are not allowed.

Unemployment Eliminators Job Fair

When: 9 a.m. to noon March 20

Where: Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi

What kind of jobs: More than 1,200 job openings for veterans, transitioning military, students, recent graduate and other looking for jobs.

Details: Admission is free and job seekers can register online at Eventbrite. Bring extra copies of resume, pens and note paper and dress appropriately for interview.

Contact: 678-863-0425 or jobfairs@unemploymenteliminators.com

Military & Civilian Job Fair

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 10

Where: Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Ave.

EmployAbility Job Fair for Mississippians With Disabilities

When: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 24

Where: Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center

Help for job seekers

Those who need help to create or update a resume or prepare for an interview can visit one of the WIN Job Centers in South Mississippi. These centers provide computers and copiers, resume preparation and other free resources for job seekers. They are located at 856 U.S. 90 in Bay St. Louis, 2306 Pass Road in Biloxi, 10162 Southpark Drive in Gulfport and 1604 Denny Ave. in Pascagoula.

Article Courtesy of :  http://www.sunherald.com/news/business/article198934864.html#storylink=cpy

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