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JAMESTOWN, N.C. — Nearly 3,000 job seekers are expected to attend a job fair Wednesday at Guilford Technical Community College.

The job fair will be held at GTCC’s Jamestown campus from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  There are more than a dozen companies seeking potential employees.

The companies that will be in attendance are as follows:

  • Aircraft Maintenance and Avionics (TIMCO and Piedmont Propulsion Systems)
  • Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management (Twin City Quarter and Waffle House)
  • Global Logistics and Distribution (UPS, Glen Raven Logistics, Sears Operation Center, Carolina Handling, Sun Delivery, Furnitureland South, Fastenal)
  • Medical, Office, and PTA (HP Regional, Brady Trane Service, After Gateway, LabCorp, Greensboro Orthopedics, St. Joseph of the Pines)
  • Trades and Engineering Tech (Tri-Quint Semiconductor, Duo-Fast Carolinas, Corning Cable Supply, CV Products and several other companies)
  • Computers and Advertising (Time Warner Cable, Apple Retail and several openings for marketing)
  • Welders (Deere/Hitachi and all staffing firms)
  • Sales and Business (Edward Jones, Southern Western Life, Fastenal, and other companies)
  • Manufacturing and Machining (Viking Polymers, Machine Specialties and staffing companies)
  • Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (Winston-Salem, High Point and Greensboro police departments;  Forsyth and Wake County sheriff departments)
  • Five staffing companies hiring for all types of jobs including accounting, clerical, and customer service (including medical and trades)
  • Banking (BB&T and Truliant Federal Credit Union)
  • Automotive (CarMax, O’Reilly Automotive, and Goodyear)
  • Entertainment Tech (Triad CW 20 and Manna Video Systems)
  • Early Childhood (KiderNoggin)
  • Human Services (Lindley Habilitation Services, Goodwill and Habitat for Humanity)
  • HVAC (Palmetto Air and Water Balance and all staffing agencies)
  • No/Limited experience positions to include: KGB, Biscuitville, CarMax and other opportunities)