Great Turnout for Dayton Job Fair 2018

American Job Center career specialists Leigh Nixon(left) and Stacia Williamson welcome in job seekers at the Job Fair held at Family Church in Dayton on April 3, 2018. 168 job seekers attended the job fair.(Photo:GaryBolden/RheaReview)

168 job seekers at April 2018 Job Fair at Family Church

April 2018

Dayton, TN —  The April 3, 2018 job fair at the Family Church in Dayton was a success with 28 employers and 168 job seekers attending.  The job fair was sponsored by American Job Center at Dayton, Chattanooga State Community College, Dayton Chamber of Commerce and Dayton Economic and Tourism Council.

There was a variety of job seekers looking for jobs in different areas, including restaurant, manufacturing, retail, construction and medical.  Some were first time job seekers but many were looking to move a a new job for better pay or just different situation.

There were employers were present associated with the Nokian Tyre plant construction.  There were several local and out of town manufacturing companies, including Huber Engineered Woods, LLC, Robinson, La-Z-Boy and Shaw.  Jobs requirements varied from no high school education up to Bachelor Degree.  Most though required a high school degree or GED.  Many did not require previous experience.  Job salary ranges varied from minimum wage to over $16.00 per hour.

But if you missed the job fair, you can contact the employers directly or go through the local job American Job Center located at 200 4th Avenue, near Chattanooga State in downtown Dayton.  The job center can be contacted @ 423-570-1107.

Stacia Williamson /Specialist with American Job Center said, “We had a great turnout by job seekers and employers.”

List of Employers at job fair:

Airxcel Inc. – Suburban DivisionMetro Industrial
American Job CenterNHC Sequatchie
Bledsoe Co. Correctional FacilityPlatinum Recruiting
ClaycoRhea Medical Center
Concrete StrategiesRight Time Right Place
DWK Life SciencesRiver Valley Adult Education
FlexicrewRobinson Manufacturing
Huber Engineered Woods, LLCSchneider
Ivey MechanicalShaw Industries
La-Z-BoySpring City Care & Rehab
Life Care Center of Rhea Co.Surge Staffing
LowesTN Army National Guard
M & L Electrical Inc.Waffle House
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