A job fair will be held March 22 at the Highliner Plaza Hotel beginning at 11 a.m.

A job fair will be held March 22 at the Highliner Plaza Hotel beginning at 11 a.m.

Fairly good chance to get a job

The BC Jobs Start Here Job Fair will be taking place at the Highliner Plaza Hotel on March 22.

Prince Rupert job seekers will be able to connect face-to-face with employers, and get information on job opportunities, skill training, career trends and more as part of the BC Jobs Start Here Job Fair in Prince Rupert on March 22.

The fair will take place at the Highliner Plaza Hotel on Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will include a range of employers, post-secondary institutions, industry associations and training authorities.

Furthermore, a staffed booth will be onsite to answer people’s questions and provide information on skills training in the province.

As of Friday morning, exhibitors confirmed to partake in the job fair included Aecon, Bantrel Co., Bear Creek Contracting, Canadian Fishing Company, Citywest, Community Futures of the Pacific Northwest, Hecate Strait Employment Development Society, Investors Group, Maple Leaf Loading Ltd., National Car Rental, Northern Health, Northwest Community College, Pacific Pilotage Authority, Pile Drivers, Divers, Bridge, Dock and Wharf Builders Local 2404, Prince Rupert Port Authority, Progressive Ventures Construction, Skilled Trades Employment Program and UNBC Northwest Region.

The BC Jobs Start Here Job Fairs were organized as part of the province’s BC Jobs Plan strategy for economic growth and job creation. The fair is one of 23 being held in communities across the province in early 2013.