Employers, job seekers can meet at the Fort on April 13

The Kern County Department of Human Services announced the Sixth annual JobFest Series, bringing employment opportunities to every region of Kern County, is returning to Taft in April.
Employers and job seekers are encouraged to take part in JobFest 2017.
Taft JobFest takes place on Thursday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to noon at The Historic Fort, 915 N. 10th Street.
Taft’s unemployment rate is 6.4%, according to Kern DHS.
Employers with current job openings are invited to participate at no cost. Contact Shanda Evett at (661) 635-2637 to receive an Employer Participation Commitment Form for your local job fair.
Job seekers should come to JobFest dressed for success with at least 20 copies of their resume or Master Application. Job leads and resume assistance are available everyday to the public at all of our DHS locations. Visit www.KCDHS.org for location information and follow us on Facebook at @jobfestkern.

With Kern County’s overall unemployment rate at 10.3% the JobFest series is just one way DHS is working to improve the lives of children and families in local communities.