Gem State Roundup

Idaho Department of Labor hosts job fair with over 300 available positions

By: - July 7, 2023 4:00 am

The Idaho Department of Labor offers multiple free resources to help individuals with their job searches. (Otto Kitsinger for the Idaho Capital Sun)

The Idaho Department of Labor is hosting a job fair from 12 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Ukrainian Welcome Center in Nampa. The job fair will host entry level and higher-level positions.

According to a press release from the Idaho Department of Labor, positions range across industries including cashiers, school bus drivers, production, administrative, industrial, retail, child care and many more. According to the Idaho Department of Labor’s event calendar, employers who will be present at the fair include Albertsons, Brown Bus Company, Cintas, C.S. Beef Packers, Elwood Staffing, Express Employment, Franz Bakery, Jackson’s Companies, Panda Express, Select Staffing and Western Idaho Community Action Partnership. There are over 300 entry-level positions available. 

Attendees are encouraged to bring resumes and to dress professionally. 

The Idaho Department of Labor’s ‘Maximize Your Job Search’ Workbook is a free online resource that contains useful tips on creating a resume, applying for jobs and more. 

According to the department, attending a job fair counts as one weekly valid work-search activity for unemployment insurance purposes.

For more information about the job fair, or to request reasonable accommodations, contact [email protected] or call 208-364-7781 ext. 3938. For more information about future job fairs, visit the Idaho Department of Labor’s event calendar. Dial 711 for the Idaho Relay Service for the deaf and hard of hearing.


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Moesha Aplicano Burnham
Moesha Aplicano Burnham

Moesha Aplicano Burnham was interning through Voces Internship of Idaho, and previously interned with Boise Weekly. In high school, Moesha was the Editor-in-Chief of the school's Newspaper, and has loved writing since she could pick up a pencil. She was born and raised in Boise, Idaho, and deeply enjoys learning and writing about local news. In her free time, Moesha enjoys hiking, listening to podcasts, and spending time with her cat.