LAKE WORTH — Job seekers and career changers have a double chance to meet leading supply chain employers, like Amazon, Sysco and Tropical Shipping, at the Supply Chain Expo & Job Fair, Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Palm Beach State College’s Lake Worth campus, and at a virtual continuation of the job fair on Thursday, Aug. 25. Both events are free and open to the public.
An industry panel discussion will kick off the Aug. 24 event, which will be held from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at Palm Beach State’s Public Safety Conference Center, room PSD 108, 4200 Congress Ave. in Lake Worth. On Aug. 25, the virtual job fair runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Attendees may register in advance for the in-person event at palmbeachstate.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8147584.
Registration is required for the virtual job fair at pvapi.premiervirtual.com/s/x3Y7p8. (Applicants may alternatively register for the virtual event at careersourcepbc.com/job-seekers/events-calendar.) All attendees are encouraged to create a no-cost individual profile at EmployFlorida.com prior to the job fairs.
Job seekers will be able to meet with 20 employers and apply for full- and part-time openings, ranging from entry- to manager-level. In addition to Amazon, Sysco and Tropical Shipping, employers include Jenoptik, Eagle Xpress Shipping & Logistics, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Morselife Health System, Pollo Tropical, Renny & Reed, Wiginton Fire Systems and Allied Universal. Palm Beach State also will exhibit as a leading educator of supply chain professionals in Palm Beach County, offering certificate and degree programs.
The panel discussion will feature supply chain professionals and PBSC instructors to discuss industry trends and career paths. Panelists include:
• Simona Falana, area team leader, Transportation Services for Palm Beach County School District, and PBSC Supply Chain adjunct instructor
• Robert Federico III, national sales associate, Tropical Shipping, and student in the PBSC Supply Chain Management Associate in Science degree program.
• Damalio Johnson, logistician, Florida Power & Light, and PBSC Supply Chain adjunct instructor
For more information or questions about the job fairs or PBSC’s Supply Chain programs, please contact Jose Ortiz at 561-868-3764 or email email@example.com.