BRUNSWICK — More than 60 employers, with hundreds of job opportunities, are expected at the Southern Midcoast’s annual Spring Hiring Fair on April 24. The event, sponsored by Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber, Southern Midcoast CareerCenter, Mid Coast-Parkiew Health, and Coastal Counties Workforce, Inc., is held from 1 to 4 p.m. inside Cook’s Corner Shopping Mall, 172 Bath Rd., Brunswick. Job seekers are encouraged to come dressed for success and to bring plenty of resumes. Employers interested in more information should contact John Wagner at John.W.Wagner@Maine.Gov or 207-373-4010.
“Maine’s hit historic numbers of jobs created in consecutive years in 2016 and 2017, wages have been rising since 2015, our unemployment rate has hit an all-time low, and over 11,000 job openings are regularly posted on Maine JobLink,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “Maine employers are hiring. Set your sights on a better-paying job. Maine CareerCenters can help you search for a new or better job, find training, practice for those job interviews, improve your resume and prepare for the dozens of job fairs happening around the state. Visit mainecareercenter.gov to learn more.”
The current list of exhibitors include:
- Arcadia New England
- Assistance Plus
- Avita of Brunswick
- Bank of America
- Bowdoin College
- Break of Day Mental Health Group, Inc.
- Central Maine Medical Center – CMMC
- Comfort Keepers of Midcoast Maine
- Community Health and Counseling Services
- Eldercare Network of Lincoln County
- General Dynamics Bath Iron Works
- Hannaford Supermarkets
- Independence Association of Maine
- Lighthouse Elder Care, Inc.
- Long Cove Builders
- Lowe’s – Store #2536
- Maine Bus Rentals (Bo-Mar Transportation, Inc.)
- Maine DHHS
- Maine JobCorps
- MaineGeneral Health
- Mid Coast Hospital Mid Coast–Parkview Health
- Military Talent Source
- Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial
- Mölnlycke Health Care
- Norway Savings Bank
- Perdue University Global (Formerly Kaplan University)
- R A Webber & Sons, Inc.
- Shaw’s Supermarket
- Spectrum ~ Charter Communications
- Spectrum Generations
- Spurwink Services
- The Vicarage By The Sea
- Town of Brunswick
- Waldo Community Action Partners
CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access and O’Net software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.
The Southern Midcoast CareerCenter, located at 275 Bath Road in Brunswick, is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and can be reached at 207-373-4000 or 1-888-836-3355 (TTY users should dial Maine Relay 711). You can also find more information at the CareerCenter website, www.