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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

6th Annual Job Fair to be held May 12

April 24, 2008
Press Release

Houston, TX– Rep. Gene Green (D-Houston) will host the 6th Annual Job Fair on May 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Houston Community College's Northeast Codwell Campus, 555 Community College Drive in Houston. At 10:30 a.m. Congressman Green and representatives of organizations co-hosting the event will give brief remarks.


The job fair will provide an opportunity for employing agencies to interview and recruit candidates in person and to promote their current job openings.  Also, job seekers will be offered assistance with interviewing skills and receive helpful tips to create or revise their resume. In order to get the most from this opportunity, job seekers should dress professionally and bring copies of their resume if they already have one.


Approximately 30 employers will be scouting for prospective employees, including: the Port of Houston, Comcast, Houston Independent School District, Channelview Independent School District, Gallery Furniture, the Worksource, the City of Houston, Exxon Mobil, Houston Urban League, the Houston Police Department, the Harris County Sheriff’s Department, Harris County Education Department, Harris County Human Resources and Risk Management, Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services, Harris County Central Technology, U.S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc., MEMCO, Ironworkers Local #84, the Pipefitters Union, the Carpenters Union, Sheetmetal Workers, and the Plumbers Union.


Available positions include customer service representatives, supervisors, account management, inbound sales, clerical and technical support, teachers, health and safety inspectors, forklift operators, mechanics, electricians, plumbers, carpenters, apprenticeships, laborers, police officer trainees, sheriff deputies and student employment opportunities.