Seniors looking to secure their futures Business advisory council puts on job fair
By JESSICA KOWALKSI
Thirty graduating seniors from Port Clinton, Oak Harbor and Genoa high schools attended the 2018 Senior Job Fair held Monday, April 16, at the Ottawa County Resource Center. The Senior Job Fair was for high school seniors who will be entering the workforce af ter graduation. These seniors had the opportunity to apply for year-round jobs, engage with employer representatives, and, ideally, have a job lined up after graduation. The job fair was also open to the public.
Participating employers included Riverview Healthcare Campus, 200th Red Horse Squadron, Home Instead Senior Care, Northern Manufacturing, Magruder Hospital, Twin Oast Brewing, Riverview Industries, ACPO Ltd., Ohio Department of Transportation, US Gypsum, Kroger, Materion Brush, Bassett’s Market, and Catawba Island Club.
The Senior Job Fair is part of the Ottawa County Business Advisory Council initiative. For information, visit ocic.biz/ocbac or call OCIC at 419- 898- 6242.
Kowalski is program and office coordinator for Ottawa County Improvement Corp., 8043 W. Ohio 163, #100, Oak Harbor.
Chrissy Ernsberger, employment resources coordinator for OhioMeansJobs Ottawa County, speaks with high school seniors about the information included in their folders, setting up their OhioMeansJobs Backpack and additional services.
Marsha Skinner, Fiber Process Department Manager at USG, speaks with a student about the jobs avail- able within the Gypsum plant.