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2019 Somerset County Job Fair

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board and One Stop Career Center in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development is hosting a 2019 Job Fair!

Registration is not required.

Please use the adjacent parking garage’s levels 3, 4, and 5 for Job Fair Parking at 27 Warren Street.

2019 Somerset County Job Fair participating employers and positions they are currently recruiting for include (list subject to change)…
Healthcare
  • Alternatives of Somerset
    • Direct Support Professional
    • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
    • Registered Nurse
  • Capitol Care of Somerset
    • Direct Support Specialist
    • Primary Case Coordinator (Group Facilitator)
    • Residential Manager
  • Easter Seals of Somerset
    • Residential Counselors
    • Employment Specialist
    • Camp Counselors/Lifeguards
  • Fellowship Senior Living of Basking Ridge
    • CNAs
    • CHHAs
    • Culinary
    • Housekeeping
  • Robert Wood Johnson of Somerville
    • Food Service Worker
    • Cooks, Food Service Material Handlers
    • Food Service Utility Workers
    • Housekeepers
Leisure and Hospitality
  • Delta Hotels / Marriott of Basking Ridge
    • Director of Finance
    • Hotel Manager
    • Front Desk Supervisor
    • Cook/Prep/Dishwasher
    • Housekeeprs
    • Restaurant & Banquet Servers
  • Fiddlers Elbow Country Club of Bedminster
    • Dishwasher
    • Housekeeper/Janitor/Porter
    • Line Cooks
    • Grill Cooks
    • Bartender
  • Hampton Inn of Bridgewater
    • Housekeeping
    • House Person
    • Front Desk Supervisor
  • Somerset Hills Tapestry / Hilton of Warren
    • ALL Hotel Positions
  • YMCA of Somerset County
    • Housekeeper/Custodian (PT)
    • Front Desk & Membership Services (PT)
    • Lifeguards
    • Swim Instructors
    • Day Care Teacher’s Assistants (FT & PT)
    • Facilities Maintenance Technician (FT)
    • Group Exercise Instructors
    • Summer Camp Counselors
Manufacturing
  • Ivoclar Vivadent of Somerset
  • Masonite of Branchburg
    • Manufacturing Warehouse, General Laborer
  • Zeus of Branchburg
    • Machine Operators
Finance
  • Unity Bank of New Jersey
    • Personal Banker
    • Relationship Manager
    • Portfolio Review Manager
    • BSA Analyst 1
    • Loan Collector
    • Loan Servicing Rep
    • Commercial Loan Officer
    • Residential Mortgage Loan Officer
    • SBA Business Development Executive
    • Maintenance Technician
Technology
  • Cognizant of Bridgewater
    • Clinical Business Analyst
  • SHI of Somerset
    • Returns Clerk
    • Inventory Advisor
    • International Shipping Agent
    • Shipping Associate (PT)
Auto/Retail
  • Mavis Discount Tire of New Jersey
    • Automotive Technicians (Tire/Alignment/Mechanics)
    • Automotive Managers (Asst Store Managers/Service Managers)
Retail
  • Nordstrom Rack of Bridgewater
    • Service Experience/Cashier
    • Merchandise & Inventory/Sales Floor
  • Target of New Jersey
Transportation
  • Barker Bus of Bridgewater
    • School Bus Drivers
    • School Bus Aides
    • School Bus Van Mechanics
  • Kensington Bus of Somerville
    • Bus Driver
    • Bus Aide
    • Dispatcher
Life Sciences
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific of Bridgewater
    • Chemical Packager
    • Warehouse Person (Picker)
Government
  • US Census 2020 of New Jersey
    • Census Takers
    • Recruiting Assistant
    • Office Clerk
    • Office Operations Supervisor

Attend any one of our affiliated FREE pre-job fair workshops to gain insight on interfacing with employers, mastering the art of networking, presenting your personal brand, creating a job portfolio and much more before the big day! Seating is limited. Workshop registration is required.

Attendance at a designated FREE pre-job fair workshop will unlock early entrance at 10:00 am to network with some of the area’s top employers in a more personal setting. You will receive a “golden” early entrance ticket at the conclusion of each workshop (be sure to bring it with you the day of the job fair).

Workshop Schedule

To register for the following workshops, call 908-541-5785 or email info@thegrwdb.org

  • May 29: Personal Branding, 10:00 am 11:00 am, Hillsborough Library, 379 S Branch Rd, Hillsborough
    • About this workshop: “In today’s technology rich world, it is imperative to brand yourself and your business in order to maintain relevance and prestige. Take a deep dive journey into the world of branding and learn how to help your workplace – or yourself! – shine by participating in an interactive workshop on personal branding. Learn to brand yourself and your skills in order to grow professionally, receive feedback and acceptance from your peers, and to help achieve your long-term career goals. Brand yourself in an enticing fashion that is still ethical, responsible, and well-aligned with your personal and professional values. Then carry these learnings through to your place of employment – wow your supervisor(s), your customers, your local stakeholders, and your colleagues. Invested participation and interactive feedback encouraged!”
  • June 4: Creating a Dynamic Job Portfolio, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm, 27 Warren Street, Somerville, Ground Floor Conference Room
    • About this workshop: “The job market continues to change, as does the way we look for work. This Workshop examines the value of presenting yourself as a complete package by using a resume as an introduction to an employer and backing it up with a portfolio presented at the interview. How You Will Benefit: Learn how to define yourself using descriptive language. Explore the essential elements of cover letters and resumes. Understand the need for pre-employment testing and what to expect in your target market. Design a personalized portfolio. Develop a plan that moves you to a new job.”

To register for the following workshops, call 908-704-3000

  • June 10: ***SOLD OUT*** JJC Master the Art of Interviewing ***SOLD OUT***, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, 27 Warren Street, Somerville, 3rd Floor Conference Room
    • About this workshop: “Explore how to prepare for an interview, second interviews, testing and shadowing as well as effective follow-up.”
  • June 11: ***SOLD OUT*** JJC Top Notch Resumes I ***SOLD OUT***, 9:00 am – 11:00 am, 75 Veterans Memorial Drive East, Somerville
    • About this workshop: “Building resumes for today’s job market – current ideas, tools and effective approaches.”
  • June 11: ***SOLD OUT***JJC Top Notch Resumes II***SOLD OUT***, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm, 75 Veterans Memorial Drive East, Somerville
    • About this workshop: “Additional insights, what is better than keywords, more tools and how to manage your resumes effectively and efficiently.”
  • June 14:***SOLD OUT***JJC Master the Art of Networking***SOLD OUT***, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, 75 Veterans Memorial Drive East, Somerville
    • About this workshop: “Some effective approaches and tools for successful networking in today’s job market including: Effective networking – ’tis not what you think. Networking at Job Fairs. Informational Interviewing. Gathering insider information. Being remembered. Plus more.

Details

Date:
June 18
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Organizer

Email:
aflanagan@co.somerset.nj.us

Venue

Ground Floor Conference Room
27 Warren Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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Phone:
9085415785