Gem State Roundup

Looking for work? 30 Idaho employers recruiting applicants at Nampa job fair

By: - December 7, 2021 4:19 am
Idaho Department of Labor

The Idaho Department of Labor’s administrative office is located on Main Street in Boise. (Christina Lords/Idaho Capital Sun)

Nearly 30 Idaho employers will recruit employees at a hiring event from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 9 at the Holiday Inn Express, 16245 N. Merchant Way in Nampa, according to a press release from the Idaho Department of Labor.

Employers are seeking to fill positions for Transportation Security Administration officials, office and clerical support staff, light industrial workers, warehouse clerks and loaders, customer service representatives, and health care workers such as medical assistants, RNs, LPNs, CNAs and others.

Employers expected to attend include Admiral Beverage Corporation, Lactalis American Group, Primary Health, Amazon, the Idaho Department of Correction, Peterson Painting, ABM, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Boise State University, the College of Western Idaho and more. For a full list and information on other job fairs, visit the labor department’s online calendar of events.

Job seekers should bring resumes and be prepared to meet and interview with employers, according to the press release. Resume and interviewing tips can be found on the labor department’s website at labor.idaho.gov.

Those who need special accommodation should contact Jennifer Rowe at 208-364-7781, ext. 3383.

Attending a job fair event counts as one weekly valid work-search activity for unemployment insurance purposes. Walk-in hours and personal appointments with a workforce consultant are now available at more than 50 mobile locations throughout Idaho, according to the release. To find the nearest location, go to labor.idaho.gov/office directory.

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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.

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