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Union County Announces Maritime Port Authority Job Fair on October 19

The Union County Board of County Commissioners announces the Maritime Port Authority Job Fair, hosted by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, in partnership with the American Job Center and Union College of Union County, on Thursday, October 19th, 2023 at Union College of Union County.

“I encourage all Union County residents to explore the vast career possibilities within The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey,” said Commissioner Chairman Sergio Granados, liaison to the Workforce Development Board. “As part of my “Building a Stronger Union County” initiative, I made a promise to the residents of Union County that we would create more opportunities for employment and career advancement. This fair will allow job seekers to learn about the stable employment and various well-paying positions the Transportation, Logistics, and Distribution industry within The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has to offer. Don’t miss out on this opportunity.”

The Maritime Port Authority Job Fair will be held from 10:00am-2:00pm on the Fifth Floor of the Kellogg Building of Union College of Union County at 40 W Jersey Street in Elizabeth on Thursday, October 19th. Job seekers will be able to learn about the TLD industry, and find out if a career with the Port Authority is the right fit for them. Many high-demand career paths are available within the TLD field, including drayage trucking (transporting goods over short distances), CDL-required pathways (jobs that require a Commercial Driver’s License), marine terminal operations (managing shipping terminals), or warehousing and logistics (managing storage and transportation of goods).

While at the fair, attendees can seek out apprentice and career programs that align with their personal interests, making their career journey more fulfilling and enjoyable. They can also explore the pathways to various qualifications and credentials in the field, boosting their career advancement strategy. To register for the fair, please visit Residents must be over 18 to register. For more information, please contact Carolina Marin at (908) 527-4373.