For Immediate Release: Oct. 12, 2023
Media Contact: Keeler.Crawford@labor.idaho.gov
The average wage of job postings in northern Idaho is up 14.5% compared to last year, according to Sam Wolkenhauer, Idaho Department of Labor regional economist. With more than 1,600 openings listed in Kootenai County, job seekers have the opportunity to visit with 65 area employers who are looking for workers at an Oct. 18 hiring event in Post Falls.
The event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Real Life Ministries, 1866 N. Cecil Road, Post Falls ID 83854.
Top industries looking for workers include administrative and support services; hospitals; food service; ambulatory health care services; and professional, scientific and technical services.
With hundreds of jobs available, participating employers are looking for painters, mechanics, insurance agents, welders, data analysts, engineers, cooks and delivery drivers among many others.
Employers planning to attend include Ace Moving & Storage, Grand Canyon University, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, CLC Restaurants, Serengeti Care, Idaho Central Credit Union, ATC Manufacturing and others.
For a complete list of employers, view Labor’s online calendar at labor.idaho.gov/calendar.
Job seekers are encouraged to bring a resume, dress to impress and be prepared to speak directly with company recruiters.
Job search tips are available online to help job seekers prep for the event at labor.idaho.gov/publications. Search under Job Seeker Publications.
Customers with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to participate can contact Keeler.Crawford@labor.idaho.gov or at 208-457-8789 ext. 3940. To access the Idaho Relay Service for the deaf and hard of hearing, dial 711.
Attending a job seeker event counts as one weekly valid work-search activity for unemployment insurance purposes.
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