2017-04-20 / News

Sixty employers set for Veterans Job and Career Expo in Augusta

Sixty-six employers are registered for the Fort Gordon Veterans Job and Career Expo and that number could reach as many as 75 on the day of the event. The expo is set for Tuesday, May 2, in Augusta.

The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Augusta Career Center Vet­erans Service Unit and Fort Gordon’s Soldiers for Life-TAP (Transition Assistance Program) will co-host the event. It will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Fort Gordon U.S. Army Reserve Center in Building 14401 located at the corner of Lane Avenue and 15^th St. GDOL staff will be on site to help veterans with employment-related services.

The event is designed to assist with the employment needs of active, re­tired, and reserve military personnel and their families. However, all job seekers may attend.

Employers who have already registered for the job fair include: AAFES, ABM Government Services, Accustaff, ADP, AFLAC, AECOM, Army Community Services, Au­gusta State Medical Prison, Augusta Veterans Center, Augusta Warrior Project, BAE Systems, Banker’s Life, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Booz Allen Hamilton, CACI, City of Augusta Government, Club Car, Cobb County Department of Safety, Colonial Life, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Concept Software & Services, CSRA Electrical-JTAC, DeKalb Fire and Rescue Department, Deloitte, Delta, E2 Consulting Engineers, Edward Jones, Engility, F&W Transporta­tion, and Family YMCA of Au­gusta.

Also, Federal Correctional Institu­tion, Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy, Georgia Department of Public Safety, Georgia Pacific, GIW Industries, Global Personnel So­lutions, Gwinnett County Police Department, ICF Cyber Security Services, Intelligenesis, LLC, In­ternational Paper Company, Kelly Services, Key Bridge Technologies, LEIDOS, Man Power, Oconee Fall Line Technical College, OPS Tech Alliance, Pluribus International, Quantum Dynamics, Radiance Tech­nologies, Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, RLM Communications, Rural Sourcing, SAIC, Savannah River Re­mediation, Schneider, SITEL, South­ern Wesleyan University, TASC, The Buffalo Group, T-Mobile, Training Concepts, Unisys, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, U.S. So­cial Security Administration and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

For more information about the jobs, or to apply online, visit employ­georgia.com to create an account and upload, or create, a resume. Having an Employ Georgia account expedites the interview process.

Applicants are encouraged to bring a resume and dress appropriately to improve their opportunities for jobs.

For more information about the expo, contact a veterans representa­tive at the GDOL’s Augusta Career Center at (706) 721-3131.

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