FARGO, N.D. – Job Service North Dakota Workforce Centers in Fargo and Grand Forks have been hosting weekly job fairs this summer, each focused on a specific industry. This week’s focus is manufacturing, and 11 employers from the manufacturing sector will be present to meet Fargo-area job seekers face-to-face.
The Manufacturing Job Fair will happen Thursday, July 29 at the Fargo Workforce Center, 1350 32nd St. S., from 1:30 to 3:30 pm.
“Manufacturers, like most other industries, are in great need of employees to keep up with growing demand for products as we emerge from the pandemic,” said Fargo Workforce Center Manager Carey Fry. “These are solid jobs with some of our region’s most reputable employers.”
Job opportunities in the manufacturing industry are expanding rapidly. The Online Job Openings Report shows 466 manufacturing jobs open in June 2021 in Region 5, where Cass County is located. That is an increase from 362 job openings in the same region the previous month.*
2020 data indicates Region 5 was home to 320 manufacturing businesses which employed 14,029 people. The average annual wage for manufacturing workers in Region 5 was $56,387.**
Fargo’s Workforce Center is open for business Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments are no longer necessary. All services are free of charge. For more information on job fairs and job search tips, Facebook users can search the hashtag #JobUpND.