COVINGTON, Ga. – People looking for work have the opportunity to meet companies looking to hire from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday as the Nelson Heights Community Center hosts its second annual job fair.
Covington City Councilman Anthony Henderson said job seekers will have the chance to hear more than 100 opportunities with 15 organizations looking for help. He said the jobs available range from public safety to manufacturing to temporary work.
Representatives from Georgia Piedmont Technical College are also on hand. Henderson said job seekers will get a chance to meet face to face with companies and schedule follow-up interviews.
“The employers are taking names and scheduling interviews here,” he said.
Henderson said having a having people working improves every aspect of the community.
“I feel that in order to improve a community, opportunities must be present,” he said. “Corporations that are here give the people here and in surrounding communities the opportunity to get a job.
“There are jobs available. When people are working, crime decreases, poverty decreases. The community is happier.”