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Department of Commerce Virtual Job Fair

Apr 14, 2022

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TOPEKA – Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland today encouraged Kansans considering a new career to learn about job openings at the Department of Commerce during a KANSASWORKS Virtual Job Fair.

The virtual job fair will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, and give job seekers the opportunity to live chat with Commerce managers and Human Resources team members. Job seekers can participate in the virtual job fair via computer, smart phone or tablet. Candidates will also be able to upload their resumes to their Virtual Job Fair account prior to the event.

“The team at Kansas Commerce is changing the economic landscape in Kansas – companies are relocating to our state and expanding existing operations every day, bringing with them with high-paying jobs and new opportunities for Kansans,” Lt. Governor and Secretary David Toland said. “Our state continues to accumulate nationwide awards and accolades, and we want you to join us here at the best economic development agency in the country.”

Numerous statewide virtual job fairs have been presented since the pandemic began and are a safe way to successfully connect Kansas job seekers and employers.

The April 20 job fair will seek to fill the following open positions at Commerce:  Program Manager for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program; Communications Coordinator for the Marketing-Communications Division; Deputy Counsel for the Legal Division; Community Development Specialist; and Director of Advanced Technology in the Office of Innovation.

Click here to register for the Virtual Job Fair. If you need assistance in creating a resume prior to the event, please contact your local workforce center at (877) 509-6757.