Gem State Roundup

30 Idaho employers seeking applicants at job fair in Meridian

By: - November 2, 2021 3:42 am
Job seeker and interviewee shake hands

Job seekers are encouraged to attend a multi-employer hiring event Thursday, Nov. 4 at Ten Mile Christian Church in Meridian. (Courtesy of Pixabay)

Idahoans looking to start a new job can meet with nearly 30 Idaho employers at a job fair Thursday in Meridian.

Employers including H&R Block, Amazon, Boise State University and others will be at a hiring event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ten Mile Christian Church, 3500 W. Franklin Road.

According to an Idaho Department of Labor press release, open positions include customer service representatives, retail sales associates, hospitality workers, direct support professionals, health care workers, warehouse packers and associates, and route drivers. Some positions include the opportunity to work remotely.

Job seekers should bring resumes and be prepared to meet and interview with employers, according to the release. Resume and interviewing tips can be found on the Department of Labor’s website at

Those who need special accommodation should contact Joe Goitiandia at 208-332-3575 ext. 3807 or by email at [email protected]gov.

More information on job fairs and hiring events throughout the state can be found on the Department of Labor’s calendar of events.

This hiring event is sponsored by the Idaho Department of Labor. Attending a hiring event or job fair counts as one weekly valid work-search activity for unemployment insurance purposes.

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Christina Lords
Christina Lords

Christina Lords is the editor-in-chief of the Idaho Capital Sun and has been a professional journalist covering local and state government since graduating from the University of Idaho in 2009. A Pocatello native, Lords is a fifth-generation Idahoan who served as a reporter at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News and the Post Register in Idaho Falls and served as assistant editor for the Idaho Press in Nampa. She also led the Idaho Statesman in Boise for two years before turning to nonprofit journalism.