Leave No Veteran Behind Employment and Small Business Expo – Sept. 14

Original Article: Neighbor Newspapers

The Georgia Department of Labor will assist the VETS Group and several other organizations at the Leave No Veteran Behind Employment and Small Business Expo Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park 30349.

While the event will focus on the employment needs of military veterans and their families, it is open to all job seekers and small business owners.

Attendees will be able to interview for jobs with participating employers, while small business owners can discuss opportunities for contracts with participating government agencies.

Event sponsors include: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Paradies, Avis Budget Group and other veterans service organizations.

Employers expected to participate include the city of Atlanta, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Clayton County Water Authority, Delta Air Lines, the Army and Navy offices of small business programs, the U.S. departments of agriculture, transportation, veteran affairs and labor, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Georgia Department of Public Safety, Georgia State Patrol, the U.S. General Services Administration, ITT Tech, MARTA, the National Contract Management Association, the Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Standard Technology, the Transportation Security Administration, the Veteran Business Outreach Center and Wal-Mart.

Among the open positions to be filled are building inspectors both residential and commercial, construction maintenance workers, contract specialist, data architect, senior data modeler, engineering technician, environmental sciences, engineering associate, firefighters, health sciences associates, heavy equipment operators, junior/senior IT specialist, laboratory and medical specialist, maintenance engineer, manufacturing engineers, project manager, purchasing manager, real estate specialist, security network engineer, senior business analyst, senior network developer, trade compliance specialist and water treatment specialist.

GDOL will have veteran employment representatives and other staff members on hand to help jobseekers.

Jobseekers may register at http://leavenoveteranbehind.eventbrite.com/?s=40961450 or visit www.eventbrite.com and search Leave No Veteran Behind.

For more information email the GDOL’s Special Workforce Assistance Team at SWAT@gdol.ga.gov.