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Upcoming Hiring/Career Info Events- Portland Career Center

With an unprecedented demand for workers, the Greater Portland Career Center has several upcoming hiring events leading to some great career opportunities!

On Tuesday, September 6th from 3-4PM and 4-5PM there will be an informational session on construction jobs/ careers in Maine.

Carpenters, masons, electricians, plumbers, general laborers, and heavy equipment operators are all in high demand. Many of these positions do not require formal education and many employers are willing to train you on the job.

 The average wage in the construction industry in Maine is $18.48 hourly!

If you have ever thought of a construction job/ career, or are just curious, attend one of these sessions to get a realistic overview of construction jobs available, upward mobility, career opportunities and what you need to know to get hired.

To register call Holly or Mark at 822-3312 or 822-3344

You may also register by emailing:

Walk ins welcome!     Construction_Trades.docx


On Wednesday, September 7th from Noon-3:00PM the Greater Portland Career Center will be hosting their monthly job fair with over 25 employers!   sep7.docx

Participating employers include:


  • Advantage Solutions                                     
  • Comfort Keepers Bonney Staffing
  • Comfort Keepers
  • Complete Labor and Staffing
  • Eastern Maine Health Systems
  • Express Employment
  • Goodwill Industries NNE
  • HMS Host
  • Home Depot
  • Hutchins Trucking
  • In-Home Senior Services
  • Kaplan Univ.
  • Labor Ready
  • Lucas Tree Experts
  • Marriott Sable Oaks
  • Modern Woodmen
  • Nichols
  • Pepsi Beverage Co
  • Piedmont Airlines
  • Prudential
  • Spurwink Services
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Texas Instruments
  • US Customs and Border Patrol
  • Complete Labor and Staffing
  • Eastern Maine Health Systems
  • Express Employment
  • Goodwill Industries NNE



On Wednesday, September 14, at 9:00AM the Portland Career Center will be hosting an open house to learn about a training opportunity to obtain a Manufacturing Technician Certificate. As a graduate of this local program you’ll gain the necessary skills to impress prospective employers and be prepared for jobs starting at $14 hr.  A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  Grants and scholarships are available to qualified candidates.

Plan to stay for 2-3 hours for information and assessments.    Sept_14.docx

Hope to see you at one or all of these great events!!


Mark J Cafiso, US Army, Retired

Veterans Employment / Business Services

Greater Portland Career Center, 151 Jetport Blvd, Portland, Me, (207)822-3344 Direct, (207)822-0221 Fax

The Maine Department of Labor provides equal opportunity in employment and programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Posted by Barbara Quinn-Gagnon  on September 1, 2016