The event takes place between 1pm and 5pm in the Aspen Room at the Lethbridge Lodge
By Jean-Paul McDonald
Job seekers looking for work in Alberta’s ag industry will be heading to the agriculture job fair today in Lethbridge to meet with perspective employers from some of the province’s top agricultural businesses.
With a number of open positions waiting to be filled, the agriculture industry is one of the country’s leading employment sectors and continues to grow with the ever-increasing global demand for food and fibre products
Some of the open positions job seekers can expect to apply for include welders and millwrights, manufacturing technicians, food processing labourers, meat cutters, general truck drivers (Class 1), general maintenance workers, and production technicians. Employers will also be on the look out for general farm workers, with positions available for feed truck drivers, packer and swather operators, pen checkers, rougers, pea harvesters, lead-hands and feedlot workers, and more.
Job fairs are a great way to get face-time with hiring managers and showcase your talents, but are ready to attend? Check out the video below on how to prepare for a job fair and learn some tips and tricks that can help you stand out in a crowd.
Looking for more job and career opportunities in the agri-food sector? Check out these sites:
AgCareers.com – the number 1 employment website for agriculture, natural resource, and biotechnology jobs and careers in North America.
CareersInFood.com – Number 1 employment website for food / beverage manufacturing and processing jobs and careers in North America.
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