Kent County Job Fair

Carper, Coons, Carney announce more than 30 employers seeking to fill hundreds of positions at Kent County Job Fair

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DOVER, Del. – Committed to continuing to help out-of-work Delawareans find employment, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and U.S. Representative John Carney in partnership with Brandywine Counseling and Community Services, will welcome more than 30 employers seeking to hire for more than 500 jobs to the Education Technology Building Conference Center at Delaware Technical Community College Terry Campus (North Delaware Tech Drive, Dover, DE 19904). The job fair will take place Thursday, January 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The list of potential employees reflects Delaware’s diverse industries in Kent County, ranging from agriculture, education, law enforcement and banking. Interested companies seeking to fill positions can contact Senator Coons’ office at 302-573-6345 or via email at workshop@coons.senate.gov.

Confirmed include Advance Student Transport, City of Dover Police, Wilmington Police Department, Work America, RRW Inc. Home Instead Senior Care, Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Delaware State Police, University of Delaware Recruiting, Delaware Transitions to Teaching Partnership, Synerfac Technical Staffing, Citizens Bank, Greater Wilmington Radio Association, USDA, NRCS, Seawatch International, Wilmington University, Dr. Energy Saver, Express Employment Professionals, Interim Healthcare, Griswold Homecare, James Sevens & Daniels, Laborers Apprenticeship Program, New Castle County Police and Paramedics, Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Lowes, Peoples Place, Delaware Department of Transportation, Delaware Transit Corporation, IT Works and Perdue.

Businesses will be on hand at the fair to interview potential new employees. Delawareans are encouraged to come dressed for success with resumes in hand.

In addition to companies hiring to fill vacancies, the job fair will also have a resources area for job seekers including vendors Brandywine Counseling, Job Centers@ Delaware Libraries, Delaware Department of Labor, Goodwill of Delaware, University of Delaware (Professional & Continuing Studies), Food Bank of Delaware and ACA Health Exchange Navigators.

Since 2011, the Congressional delegation has hosted 16 job fairs in Delaware, including four specifically for veterans.

For more information on how to participate as an employer or job seeker, please call Senator Coons’ office at 302-573-6345, or email workshop@coons.senate.gov. Pre-registration is not required.