Job fair offers hundreds of opportunities

wwny Job fair offers hundreds of opportunities

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Even as Watertown's unemployment rate sits at a 20 year low, hundreds of jobs are available and were on display at a job fair Wednesday.

The WorkPlace of Jefferson County hosted its eighth annual job fair at the Hilton Garden Inn.

According to Cheryl Mayforth of The WorkPlace, 900 jobs are available. Attendance was steady.

Some job-hunters shared with us what jobs caught their eye.

"I am interested in the children's home, probably even working with Arc," said Anastasia Girard.

"I could work warehouse," said Deivi Castillo.

"I got a one part interview from the Holiday Inn across the street for service desk. And, I got a second one coming up next week," said Sean Ray.

Sixty employers were represented at this year’s job fair.

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