Columbia, CA…Columbia College held a Community Job Fair that was cosponsored with Mother Lode Job Training. The event hosted 66 employers and that filled the Oak Pavilion April 5 at Columbia College. In talking to several of the organizations there it seemed the only thing missing was waves of job seekers. They felt there may be several reasons for this. Many young kids graduating from our local schools wanted to explore the outside world for at least a few years before possibly returning home. It also creates opportunities for those wishing to move here. There are many, many job openings in our area. Some required a college degree but many of the openings did not…
Area employers are looking for job applicants in many fields including public utilities, forestry, healthcare, education, hospitality management, fire, and administrative support. Employers are looking to hire full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions.
The event was by far the largest job fair in Calaveras and Tuolumne counties serving local area residents with many small, medium, and large employers attending from throughout the region, including:
Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Tuolumne Utilities District
U.S. Forest Service
Sierra Pacific Industries
California State Parks
Condor Earth Technologies
Adventist Health Sonora
Calaveras Winegrape Alliance
Calaveras County Water District
…and; county, state, and federal government representatives.