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MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT JOB FAIR TO BE HELD FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, AT UNION COUNTY COLLEGE, ELIZABETH CAMPUS

Date: Nov 05, 2019
Press Release Number: 182-2019

A transportation, logistics and distribution job fair, sponsored by the Port of New York and New Jersey’s Council on Port Performance, will be held on Friday, November 8. The fair will provide job seekers living in and around the New York and New Jersey region with the opportunity to connect with industry representatives and business partners whose cargo transits the port facilities.

The fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Union County College, Kellogg Building 5th floor, Room K 519, 40 West Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ. Among the approximately 30 transportation, logistics and distribution employers participating will be: CareerWorks and Newark2020, Mecca & Son Trucking/Accem Warehouse; Seafarers International Union; Hyundai America Shipping Agency, Inc.; Farmland Fresh; Hertz; NJ Transit; United Airlines; United Parcel Service; the Council on Airport Opportunity; Maher Terminals; the New Jersey Department of Transportation; Foreign Auto Preparation Service (FAPS); National Retail Solutions (NRS); NE Home Delivery Services; Food and Drug Administration; and Harbor Freight.

Participants are seeking employees with a wide range of skills, from CDL Class A for delivery drivers and drayage truck drivers; supply chain management certification/degree; warehousing experience; customer service/sales/finance experience; logistics experience; diesel mechanic experience; and vocational trade experience.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will have a recruiting table with representatives available to discuss the broad range of job options available within the agency.

To register for the event, click here: www.panynj.gov/tldjobfair/

Contact:
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.


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