NAS WHITING FIELD, Milton, Fla.—The Fleet and Family Support Center at Naval Air Station Whiting Field hosted its twenty-fourth annual Job Fair Thursday, Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  The annual event will be held in Sikes Hall onboard Naval Air Station Whiting Field.



More than 70 local, regional and national businesses will be seeking prospective employees on site, making this year’s fair even larger than previous year’s.  The job fair is free and open to the public.  Job seekers attending this event are encouraged to bring several copies of their resume with them.



Job Fairs provide a unique opportunity for the employer and those seeking employment to discuss the job possibilities available.  More than 1,000 prospective employees attended the 2012 fair with greater than 600 interviews and 110 hires occurring during the day. The event is regularly lauded by businesses as one of the largest and best organized in Northwest Florida.



Employers who have confirmed for the event include:  Florida Highway Patrol, FlightSafety International, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Colonial Life, Gulf Power, Home Depot, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Navy Federal Credit Union, SECORP Industries, Wells Fargo, Ropella Group, Pep Boys Auto, Lowes, UT Aerospace Systems, and many more.



Contact Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s Fleet and Family Support Center at 623-7177, with any questions. 



This event is free and open to the public.