By Cynthia Spitler

If you’re looking for a job or a career change but you’re not sure where to start, local employers who are currently seeking applicants will converge in one location next week to make the job search easier.

A Job Fair will be held on Thursday, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, at the Blount County Public Library. This Job Fair, co-sponsored by the American Job Center-Alcoa (formerly Blount County Career Center) and the library, will feature 25-30 employers who are hiring.

Participants in the fair will include the following: CVS Health Distribution Center, Denso Manufacturing, Hubbell Lenoir City, Select Staffing, Havco Wood Products, K12, Harrison Construction, MGibson Hotels, Del Conca USA, 24/7 Staffing, GEM Care, Duncan & Sons Maintenance, Staffmark, Village Behavioral Health, WorkNow!, Trillium Drivers, Allcor Staffing, Visiting Angels, Homewatch Caregivers, American Foundation & Basement, Volunteers of America, Tennessee Rehabilitation Center, Pellissippi State Community College, and Blount County Chamber.

For more information, e-mail Rosa Martinez at or call 865-379-5525. Job seekers are encouraged to pre-register and create an individual account at this website:  Participants should bring a copy of your résumé and dress for success.

Open to the public, this program is hosted by the Blount County Public Library, located at 508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville, where services are an example of your tax dollars at work for you.

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