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Dozens of employers looking to hire at Collinsville job fair

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(KMOV) – A job fair is being held in Collinsville Thursday for St. Louis-area residents looking for a new career opportunity.

The free event will be held at the Gateway Convention Center from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and will give job seekers an opportunity to meet local employers from a variety of industries.

Those who attend are encouraged to dress in interview attire and bring their resumes to share with prospective employers.

“The Jobs Plus Job Fair, now in its 23rd year, continues to provide a vital service to the Metro East area. In this very trying time, we find the area has a motivated workforce that will serve us well as we rebuild our local economy,” said David Stoecklin, executive director of Madison County Employment & Training.

Here is a list of participating employers and agencies:

Participating Employers & Agencies

AAA of Missouri

AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program

Associated Bank


TheBANK of Edwardsville

Blue Dog Publishing

Challenge Unlimited

Clearwave Communications

Department of Human Services/Division of Rehabilitation Services

Express Employment Professionals

FedEx Ground/Kelly Services

Gateway Center

Illinois Department of Employment Security

Illinois State Police

Language Access Metro Project

Lewis and Clark Community College LINC, Inc.

Madison County Employment & Training

Madison County Veterans Assistance Commission

Mary Kay

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Mutual of Omaha Insurance

Puentes de Esperanza (Bridges of Hope)


Secretary of State of Illinois

Securitas Security Services

Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation, Inc.

Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville

Southwestern Illinois College

Special School District of St. Louis County

St. Clair County Intergovernmental Grants Department

St. Clair County Veterans Assistance Commission

St. Louis County Police Department

St. Louis Metro Police

Strano & Associates Real Estate

USDA, Rural Development

Whelan Security

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