Regional Event is Expected to Draw More Than 3,000 Local Job Seekers

WHAT: The 2012 Victor Valley Regional Job Fair – “Local Jobs for Local Residents” –will feature more than 40 employers recruiting for hundreds of positions in a variety of industries. Ranging from clerical and sales to government and security, the job opportunities are as diverse as the employers and applicants.

Apple Valley High School, the City of Adelanto, Ironworkers Local 433, and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department are just a few of the employers that will be recruiting at the event. Some companies are prepared to interview and hire on-site; attendees are encouraged to dress professionally and bring plenty of copies of a polished resume.

WHO: Reflective of a strong regional commitment to economic and workforce development, the “Local Jobs for Local Residents” job fair is being hosted by the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board, Town of Apple Valley, City of Adelanto, The Hesperia Enterprise Zone, The City of Victorville, El Dorado Broadcasters, Dos Costas Communications, High Desert Business Journal, The Daily Press, and Victor Valley Community College.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Victor Valley Community College, Gymnasium
Fish Hatchery Road, Lower Campus
18422 Bear Valley Road
Victorville, CA 92395

CONTACT: For more information, please contact Michael Holtz with the County of San Bernardino Workforce Development Department at 760-524-7746.

About the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County
The Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County (WIB) is comprised of private business representatives and public partners appointed by the County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors.  The Workforce Investment Board strives to strengthen the skills of the County’s workforce through partnerships with business, education and community-based organizations. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors is committed to providing county resources, which generate jobs and investment.

The Workforce Investment Board, through the County of San Bernardino’s Economic Development Agency and Workforce Development Department, operates the County of San Bernardino’s three America’s Job Centers of California (AJCC). The AJCCs provide individuals with job training, placement and the tools to strengthen their skills to achieve a higher quality of life. The AJCCs also support and provide services to the County’s businesses, including employee recruitment and business retention programs.

Employers and job seekers who are interested in the Workforce Investment Board programs may call: (800) 451-JOBS or visit www.csb-win.org. Also follow us on: Facebook www.facebook.com/SBWIB Twitter @InlandEmpireJob; and YouTube http://www.youtube.com/SBCountyWIB.