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Free job fair Wednesday showcases Southwest Florida employers

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Feb 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-17 15:16:47-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Hundreds of job will be available at a large job fair in Fort Myers this week.

Career website is hosting the event, which is scheduled for 10am to 2pm February at the Crowne Plaza in Fort Myers. That's located at 13051 Bell Tower Drive.

Numerous local employers will be interviewing and making offers at the event.

Parking and admission are free.

Veterans are encouraged to attend.

Visit to pre-register or call 954-252-6640 for more information.

B&I Contractors is hiring Sheet Metal Apprentice/Journeyman, Plumber Apprentice/Journeyman, Warehouse, Purchasing, Delivery Driver, Electrical Apprentice/Journeyman. We are employee owned, we have an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Program), 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick, Vacation and Holiday Pay. We also have apprenticeship programs.

Sutherlin Nissan are looking to hire 15 to 20 employees to work in our Sales and Service departments. Sutherlin Nissan has been serving Lee County for over 20 years at the same location. With adding a second location in 2019 in Cape Coral. They are family owned and operated. They have over 250 employees 99 % full time.

Orkin Pest Control will be at the event hiring for Technicians and Sales Representatives in the Fort Myers area. Competitive pay and benefits package offered. Onsite interviews will be offered for immediate opportunities.

Scribe America is looking to fill Medical Scribe Positions in Southwest Florida. For someone interested in medicine, whether it is a personal interest, or part of a career goal to become a physician or physician assistant, the chance to become a Medical Scribe is unlike any other opportunity available. It offers exciting one-on-one collaboration with a physician, and is unprecedented in its level of exposure to real medicine in practice.

Estate Landscaping will be offering jobs on the spot at the job fair! They will be interviewing and actively recruiting for all positions out of the Fort Myers Office, including mechanics, Sales Reps, Tree Climber, and Operations Manager, crew leaders/ foremen, gardeners, pest control techs, irrigation techs and laborers. Weekly Pay for non-management/salaried employees. They also have medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k after on year, industry competitive pay and PTO, Holiday pay after 90 days! Paper applications will be available at the job fair for those that come with a resume.

American House Senior Living will be conducting on the spot interviews to fill openings in Bonita Springs and Estero. They are hiring for Line Cooks, Resident Aids, CNAs, Caregivers, LPNs, Medication Technicians, Life Enrichment Assistants, HHA's, Sous Chefs, Housekeepers and Dining Room Servers. They offer flexible schedules, health insurance, vacation and paid time off, 401k and performance bonuses!

Truly Nolen is hiring Service Technicians, Outside Sales Representatives, and Customer Service Representatives. Employee Perks include Medical/Dental/Vision, Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care expenses, Short/Long Term Disability, Life Insurance Basic & Supplemental, Group accident insurance, Paid Vacation (Up to 4 weeks), Matching 401(k), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Company Car - Who wouldn't love to drive a mouse car as a company car? (Not available for all positions).

Pink Shell Beach Resort and Marina is hiring Gift Shop Attendant, Pool Attendant, Engineering Mechanic, Groundskeeper, Line Cook, Assistant Housekeeping Manager, Spa Front Desk, Massage, Therapist, and Nail Technician. Hotel Rooms, Employee Discounts, and $3 Employee Meals.

Collier County Sheriff’s Office is hiring Jail Deputies, Law Enforcement Officers, Dispatcher, Officer Specialist, IT, Jail Technician. Health Insurance, Paid time off, tuition reimbursement, sign-on bonus. Paper applications will be given out at the job fair, no need to apply online!

Massey Services is hiring for Manager Trainees, Outside Sales Representatives, and Pest Technicians. Massey Services is one of the nation’s largest and most respected service companies, with a history of providing quality service for more than three decades. They employ more than 2,100 Team Members to provide residential and commercial pest prevention, termite protection and landscape services to approximately 600,000 customers from 150 service centers throughout Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Oklahoma, South Carolina, North Carolina and Texas. They are growing – in fact, they nearly double in size every five years!

Scotlynn USA Division is hiring Logistics Account Manager and Logistics Account Management Trainee. Paid training, opportunity to make long-term connections, commissioned after training, quarterly incentives, dynamic culture, competitive benefits, company events!

Bankers Life will be interviewing for Entry Level Sales, Management Positions, and Financial Advisors. Benefits include retirement packages, bonuses, Incentive Trips and much more! Immediate employment opportunities available. Banker’s Life is Ranked Top 50 Most Trusted Companies, A+ BBB Rating, A Rating Standard and Poors.

FOX 4 News is hiring a Multimedia Journalist, News Producer, and Associate Creative Services Producer. Generous Paid time off, Company Paid holidays, 401K match!

Renda Broadcasting will be interviewing for Account Executives and Promo Team Members. Renda Broadcasting Corporation of Southwest Florida includes 4 (four) brands: WWGR: Gator Country 101.9 WJGO: 1029 BOB FM WSGL: Mix 104.7 WGUF: 98.9 WGUF. They market these brands (and their clients' products) a few different ways: - On-Air, On-line, Events.

IHOP is hiring Line Cooks in Fort Myers and Bonita Springs! They will interview and offer jobs at the job fair. Paper applications will be provided, no need to apply online! Immediate opportunities available.

Global HR Research is hiring (1) Occupational Health Specialist, (2) Public Records Research Specialist, (6) Verifications Specialists. Starting pay is $12.50/hr, available shifts are 8am-5pm, 9:30am-6pm, 11:30am-8pm. Compensation and Benefits range based on candidate’s experience. Vacation and sick time, health and wellness programs, Flexible Spending Accounts, 8 paid holidays, etc. Global HR Solutions is a trusted leader in tech enabled background screening solutions.

New Horizons Computer Learning Center offers IT and Computer Training. With a convenient location in Ft. Myers, New Horizons provides classes on a variety of technical and business applications. Because we’re local, we understand the needs of business and individuals in our community. Whether you choose to take classes in person or online, you’re always welcome to call or stop by.

US Census Bureau is hiring HUNDREDS of Enumerators and Census Field Supervisors. $15.50-$17.00/hr. Flexible Hours, 12 weeks of temporary government employment.

Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee is hiring immediately! Cage Cashier (4), Count Team Member (3), Cook (3), Busser (3), Cocktail Server (3), Restaurant Server (10), Room Attendant (2), Floor Attendant (2), Slot Attendant (2), Zig Zag Dealer Trainee (10). Tuition Reimbursement, Lunch Provided Daily, Full Time Benefits, Leadership development. Directions on how to apply will be given at the job fair!

City Furniture is looking to fill 8 Sales Associates positions for our locations in Fort Myers and Naples. Apply online before coming to the Job Fair at Enjoy the perks! We offer a Fantastic Benefits and Compensation Program! Generous, competitive commission and monthly bonus plan with uncapped earnings potential, Hourly rate guaranteed or commissions, whichever is greater, Annual performance based bonus, Self-directed, blended learning program consisting of on-the-job training segments, computer based training (CBT) modules and classroom training, designed so that you can focus on learning and growing your abilities at your own pace, Continuous professional development and training, including a Tuition Reimbursement Program, Comprehensive Health Package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability benefits, including dependent coverage, etc.)Paid vacation, Promote from within, Onsite (Tamarac) Health and Wellness Clinic, Family-spirited culture, Recognition and reward programs, Associate purchase discount program, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company matching, A host of other excellent benefits (such as discounts on gym memberships, cruises, cell phone plans, etc.)

El Dorado Furniture is hiring Sales Associates in Ft. Myers and the Naples area and PT Receptionist for Ft. Myers. Also, a Customer Care Associate in the Naples Showroom. At El Dorado Furniture, being at work feels like home. We're looking for a team of hard-working, talented people to join the El Dorado family. Come work for a company that's committed to fostering your professional and personal growth.

How to GET HIRED:1. Visit before the event and pre-register (you can also do this at the door). On the site you will be able to view the event directory so you can see who's hiring and what jobs are available.
2. Get a game plan and research companies of interest from the directory. Develop tailored resumes for the companies you want to apply with.
3. Have a clear career focus. Be prepared with an answer to one of the first questions each recruiter is going to ask you: “So, why are you here?”.
4. Sharpen and rehearse your elevator speech. Your elevator speech can be a great response to the typical interview question, “tell me about yourself”
5. Prepare and practice responses to typical interview questions. “Tell me what you know about our organization” and “Why do you want to work here?”
6. Sketch out a few questions to ask each recruiter.
7. Dress professionally! Clean-cut, well-fitting, conservative. Bring breath mints!
8. Make a good first and lasting impression! Wait patiently in line for your chance to chat with the recruiter and make sure you ask for their contact information before leaving.
9. Jot down notes as soon as you are done with the recruiter and include these notes in your thank you email that you will send when you get home.
10. Follow up!
11. Career Fairs should be viewed as 20+ interviews in one day!

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