Veteran Job Fair

Red, White, & You! 2017

2017 Event

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas, in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission, will host the 6th Annual Hiring Red, White, & YOU! Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 10am-2pm at the Taylor County Expo Center - Round Building (1700 Hwy 36, Abilene, TX 79602). There will be no cost for veterans, participants, or employers.
All veterans, active duty military, and their family members are invited to attend.

Job Seekers

Pre-registration is not required, but will help save time upon arrival at the event. Online registration is available at the link below through Friday, October 27th. We also encourage job seekers to register in Texas' online job matching system at If you are already registered, please make sure your information is up-to-date. Laptops will be available at the event to complete/update your profile.

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This is a great opportunity to recruit local individuals affiliated with our military branches. Former military personnel are equipped with countless skills and unique strengths that are assets for employment as a civilian. At the event, you will have a 10x10 booth with electricity, one table, two chairs, and two lunches, all at no cost! Free wireless internet is also available.
Employer registration is required! Please complete the online registration form by October 27, 2017.

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Contact Robert Puls, Steve Collins, or Kathy Turner by calling (325) 795-4397 or by sending an email. 

Who will be at the event?

Participating organizations for 2017 are updated as registered. Check back for updates!

2017 Participating Organizations*  Offerings (organizations may have additional job openings)
Central Texas Opportunities Case managers, Intake Clerks, receptionist
Department of Family and Protective Services Casework for CPS, APS, and CCL
Eagle Aviation Services Aircraft Mechanics, Aircraft Cleaners
Lithia Motors Sales Representatives, Certified Automotive Technicians
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Correctional Officers
United States Gypsum Mechanics, Electricians, Board Line Operations
First Financial Bank FT/PT Tellers, Personal Bankers, Loan Collectors, Administrative Assistants,
Deposit Operations Specialist, In-House Mortgage Processor,
Item Processing Specialist, Loan Processor
Koppers Railroad Structures Labor
KTAB-TV/ KRVC-TV Productions, News, Sales
Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager, Cashiers, Stockers,
New Store Set-Up Crew Members
Texas Department of Transportation Maintenance, Clerical, Engineering
US Customs and Border Protection  Law Enforcement
Lowe's Home Improvement  Customer Service Associates
City of Abilene Various Positions
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service  Tax Preparers
Hendrick Medical Center  Admissions, Phlebotomy/ Blood Bank, Environmental Services
Abilene State Supported Living Center Direct Care, LVN; RN, Others
NEXTera Energy  Wind Technician
Advantage Resourcing Administrative Assistant, Receptionist, Medical Receptionist, Legal Assistant,
General Warehouse/ Labor, Order Builder, Loaders, Forklift Operators
Army and Air Force Exchange Service Retail and Food Service
Ben E. Keith CDL Driver, Non CDL Driver and DOT Shuttle Driver
Abimar Foods, Inc. General Production, Maintenance, Sanitation, Forklift Drivers
Abilene Regional Medical Center Nursing, Dietetics, Admissions, Environment Services
Bridgestone Manufacturing
Saint Francis Community Services Foster Parents
Action Career Training Instructors
NAF HR Office - Dyess Air Force Base Housekeepers, Food Service Workers, Cooks
Taylor County Sheriff's Office Corrections Officer
Family Dollar Stores Store Managers, Assistant Managers, and Customer Service Representatives
Integrated Community Services Direct Care Staff, Administrative Assistant, Day Habilitation Trainer for IDD
Resource Employment Solutions Production
Ludlum Measurements, Inc. CNC Machinist, Electrical Engineer, Electrician, Electronics Tech,
HVAC Tech, Industrial Sales, and Insides Sales Support Specialists
Abilene Aero A&P Mechanic Line, Service Technicians
AISD Student Nutrition Part time Cafeteria Helpers, Cook & Substitutes
Market Street Checker, Sacker, Food Service, Kitchen
Federal Aviation Administration Electronic Technicians
PepsiCo Sales, Warehouse, Distribution, Driver
Buzzi Unicem USA General Labor, Instrument Electrician, Quarry Supervisor

*Updated: 10/20/17