Contact: Jeff Bentoff, Office of the County Executive, 414.278.5281
Amy Paul, Office of the County Executive, 414.278.5150
MILWAUKEE–Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced today that the 6th Veterans Career Fair will take place this Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at the Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Avenue, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event is sponsored by the Zablocki VA Medical Center, Wisconsin DWD Office of Veterans Services, and the Milwaukee County Veterans Service Office.
Some participating employers include:
Ace Precision Machining
City of Milwaukee Fire
City of Milwaukee Police
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
John Crane Orion
Kleen Test Products
Medical College of WI
Milwaukee Center for Independence
Milwaukee County Sheriffs Department
Security Personnel Inc.
Wisconsin Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards
“Our career fair enables veterans to discuss current job openings with numerous area employers, which is a vital step in securing employment in this tough job market,” Abele said. “These companies know that veterans are valuable as employees and are eager to meet veterans looking for work.”
James Duff, acting director of the County Veterans Service Office, said more than 700 jobs were available from employers who will be attending the event.
The fair is open to veterans only and will be held in Room 3435 of the Milwaukee VA.