Job seekers invited to hiring events in 4 local counties

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Published: Mar. 14, 2022 at 2:47 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 16, 2022 at 11:49 AM EDT
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In Wilkes County

  • The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wilkes Regional Youth Detention Center, 1430 Industrial Park Road in Washington, Ga. The agency is recruiting for juvenile correctional officers, detention counselors, teachers, mental health providers, food service workers, housekeepers and general support staff. People interested in applying are asked to bring their valid driver’s license and proof of a high school diploma or GED. A special military salary incentive of up to 10 percent will be available for the juvenile correctional officer positions based on years of active duty. Call 706-678-7071 for more details.

In Aiken County

  • MAU Workforce Solutions will be holding Walk-In Wednesdays to fill manufacturing positions with the MAU team in the Aiken area. Interested candidates can visit the MAU Aiken Branch in Aiken every Wednesday in March from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for an instant interview with a MAU representative to learn more about the positions that are available. The events will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at 1036 Pine Log Road. Interested candidates should visit for more information. Wear a face mask, bring two forms of ID and be prepared to submit to a background check.
  • The Augusta GreenJackets are hiring for the 2022 season with a job fair on March 24 at SRP Park. They’re looking for hard-working, energetic individuals to join our seasonal staff! Positions include, but are not limited too wait staff, grounds crew, kids zone staff, cashiers, runners and more. Register at The job fair was originally planned this week but rescheduled due to rain.

In Columbia County

  • The Columbia County Board of Commissioners in conjunction with the Columbia County School District will be holding a job fair for a variety of skilled-trade and professional positions. It will be from 4-7 p.m. March 21 at the Columbia County Exhibition Center, 212 Partnership Drive in Grovetown. Team members will be there from Columbia County Engineering Services, Fire Rescue, Fleet Services, Human Resources, Leisure Services, Library Services, Public Transit, Recreation, Road Construction, Stormwater Operations and Compliance, Technology Services, Traffic Engineering, Water Utility and Sheriff’s Office. They’ll provide interested candidates an overview of available positions and answer any questions. Staff members will also be there from the Columbia County School District Department of Human Resources, Department of Transportation, Department of Facilities, Maintenance and Operations, and Department of School Nutrition. They’ll provide interested candidates an overview of the job description and answer any questions. Columbia County offers a new starting base pay of $15/hour, 11 paid holidays, a retirement plan, employee medical clinic, education tuition reimbursement, free life insurance, onsite training, wellness program, and employee fitness center. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online. An application and complete list of job descriptions for Columbia County can be found online at An application and job description for the Columbia County School District can be found online at

Richmond County

  • Goodwill will hold its spring job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Snelling Conference Center, 3165 Washington Road. The event will connect job seekers with employers with on-the spot interviewing and hiring by employers.

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