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Arlington Answers Career

We’re here to give support and encouragement to Arlington residents dealing with workplace and career issues. Here are some resources to help meet the needs of the jobless and vocationally challenged in practical ways such as résumé writing, completing job applications and career planning.

Spring 2016 Job Fair Job Fair

Coming Tuesday, April 5, 2016 9am – 2pm

Location: Arlington Convention Center, 1200 Ballpark Way, Arlington, TX 76011

Our twice-per-year Job Fair is coming again! We plan to provide:

  • 80+ employers with currently open positions
  • A dozen resource agencies including 2 mobile computer workrooms
  • Workshops aimed at preparing job seekers for success
  • One-on-one resume reviewing – all day

There is no charge to attend.

Looking for a Previous Job Fair?

Fall 2015 Job Fair Report Job Fair

Held Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015 9am – 2pm

Location: The Church on Rush Creek, 2350 SW Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76017

Our twice-per-year Job Fair was another success! We provided:

  • 75 employers with currently open positions to 519 job seekers
  • 13 community resource agencies including 2 mobile computer workrooms
  • 3 workshops at 7 times aimed at preparing job seekers for success
  • one-on-one resume reviewing – all day

This Job Fair was made possible by:
Participating Employers:
CompanyBoothIndustryOpeningsPosition Types
Aava Dental66Education | Health Care4Educator
ADT Security Services67Customer Service25Customer Service Representative
Aflac75Insuranceas many as possibleIndividual agents
Airport Terminal Services68Community Service | Manufacturing/Logistics20Ramp Agent , Passenger Service Agent, Groomer, Cargo Agent
Allegiance Staffing76Warehouse/Distribution100Forklift, Processors, Material Handlers, Pick-Pack
Amazon Fulfillment Services43Warehouse/Distribution250Fulfillment Associate
American Airlines30Travel/Transportation400Office based reservation agents
Anton Cabinetry65Manufacturing/Logistics5Project Manager - Architectural Millwork, Cabinetry, Product Engineer - Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Machine Operator - CNC, woodwork, Cabinet Assembly Trainee, Maintenance Tech - equipment & facility
Arlington Independent School District78Education20+Bus Drivers, Custodians, Food Service Managers, Classroom Assistants, Professional Staff, Clerical and Administrative, and Teachers
AutoNation44Automotive25Sales, Admin, Service Writers
Axcess Staffing Agency89Staffing60warehouse
Behavioral Innovations71Child Care | Education5ABA Therapist
77Transportation4Drivers, Movers
Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington55Child Care | Customer Service | Education | Non Profit | Business | Social Work5 to 10Youth Development Professional(s), Membership Coordinator, Program Manager
Brakebush Irving, Inc.58Manufacturing/Logistics75+Entry Level General Labor, Skilled Maintenance Technicians, "Food" Production Supervision, "Food" Quality Assurance personnel.
Brickman / ValleyCrest80Landscaping5 to 10Landscape Crew, Crew Leaders, Irrigation
Brown Mackie College10EducationopenProfessors
C1 Truck Driver Training12Transportation3Yard Instructors
Carlton Staffing21Staffing25Customer Service Representatives, Collections, Administrative Assistants, General Warehouse, Forklift Operators, Assembly/Production
Central Freight Lines51Transportation20Class A CDL Drivers, Dock Workers, Office Positions
Charter Communications40Communications15Broadband Installer, field Auditor
Chick-fil-A53Retail85 to 110All positions
ChildCare Careers13Child Care30+Substitute teachers for childcare facilities
CO-OP Member Center9Customer Service | Financial15 to 20Call Center Agents
Corner Store20Retail10 to 12Customer Service Reps (part-time/full-time), Assistant Managers, Store Managers in Training
Dallas County Schools90Transportation75School Bus Drivers
Dallas Sheriff's Department54Law Enforcement80Detention Service Officer (jailer)
DOJ/Federal Bureau of Prisons74Government | Health Care | Law Enforcement20CLINICAL NURSE (RN), CORRECTIONAL OFFICER
Durham School Services23Customer Service | Transportation20+School Bus Driver
Edward Jones15FinancialUnlimited for qualified applicantsFinancial Advisors
Elite Staffing Services59Warehouse/Distribution10Warehouse
Employee Solutions5Staffing | Warehouse/Distribution15Stand up/Sit-down forklift, General Labor, Inventory Coordinator
Etech8Customer Service | Sales20Customer Service and Sales
Eurpac Service, Inc82Retail4Retail Merchandiser
Evolution Custom19Custom Automotives4Metal fabricators, Welders, Auto Body workers, Auto electricians
Exact Staff1Staffing10+General Labor
Express Employment Professionals26Customer Service | Manufacturing/Logistics | Marketing/ Communications | Staffing | Warehouse/Distribution30 to 40warehouse, general labor, forklift drivers, CDL drivers
Falcon Staffing11Staffingmanywarehouse, forklift, assemblers, picker/packer
Farmers Insurance Group46Financial | Insurance5Insurance agent/Financial services
FedEx Ground70Warehouse/Distribution100Parcel Assistant
Foremost Staffing16Aerospace | Customer Service | Manufacturing/Logistics | Staffing | Warehouse/Distribution15Standup Reach Forklift Drivers
Fort Worth ISD79Education20+Various
GameStop56Warehouse/Distribution6 to 121st shift Order Puller (7am-7pm), 2nd shift Quality Assurance (3pm-12am), Both pay $10/hr
Gate Gourmet / Gate Serve60Transportation30+Ramp Agent, Food assembly, cooks, equipment assembly
George D Alan31Construction5Installer
Global Efficient Energy18Energy10Sales Consultant, Executive Assistant, Customer Relations Representative, Customer Relations Manager, VP of Sales
Hawk Security88Sales | Security5 to 10Outside Sales professionals
Helping Restore Ability29Health Care | Non Profit10Attendant, Attendant Trainer
Henry Schein87Health Care | IT | Warehouse/Distribution5Hardware Support Tech, Dentrix Software support tech
Hilton DFW Lakes Hotel45Hospitality15Culinary, Food & Beverage, Guest Services, Front Office
Jack in the Box/Qdoba47Retail15Management, Shift Management, Crew
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service7Tax Preparation50Tax Preparer
Jibe Staffing86Staffing | Warehouse/Distribution50light warehouse, forklift
Kelly Services28Staffing
Key Whitman Eye Center4Health Care2 to 3Certified Ophthalmic Assistant, Medical Front Office
Lake Austin Spa Resort3Hospitality3Reservation and Sales Agents
LIFE Outreach International17Non Profit10Prayer Partner (5), Proofreaders, Graphic Designer, etc.
Link Staffing64Manufacturing/Logistics | Staffing | Warehouse/Distribution15Light Industrial - Welders - fabricators - Painters - Production
Lone Pine Staffing32Manufacturing/Logistics | Staffing | Warehouse/Distribution10General Labor, Inventory Control, Production Manager, Electronic Soldering, Welder/Fitter, Mechanical Assembler
Lowe's Home Centers Inc.50RetailVarious Retail
Maalt85Transportation25drivers, operators, PIT mechanics, Millwright mechanics, electricians, shift supervisors, fuelers
Manpower61Customer Service | Financial | Sales | Staffing200Warehouse, Customer Service and Clerical
MassMutual North Texas6Insurance5Financial Services Professional
Mother Parker's Tea & Coffee41Manufacturing/Logistics55 to 60Packer/Utility Technician, Maintenance Mechanic, Q.A. Technician
Nestle Waters NA49Manufacturing/Logistics6Production Operator , Injection Mold technician , Maintenance Mechanic
Paradies Shops57Retail20Sales Associates - 10, Warehouse - 5, Team Leaders - 5
Platinum Drivers Inc24Transportation15
Platinum Security & Consulting62Security100Event Security
Plymouth Packaging83Manufacturing/Logistics5Machine Operators and Fork Truck Drivers
Primerica84Financial10Licensing Candidates/Internships
Raider Express81Transportation100+Drivers/ Free Driver Training
Select Staffing25Customer Service | Manufacturing/Logistics | Staffing | Warehouse/DistributionSeveral throughtout the D/FW areaCNC Machine Operator, Forklift, Electric Pallet Jack, General Labor, Material Handler, Picker/Packer, Loader/Unloader
Silverleaf Resorts72Hospitality | Marketing/ CommunicationsmultipleEvent Marketing Sales Agent, Event Marketing Promotions Representative
Six Flags Over Texas48Entertainment | Hospitality | Marketing/ Communications | Retail | SalesSeveralVarious
Smoothie King - Matlock39Customer Service | Hospitality | Retail5 to 10Team Member, Full & Part time
Tarrant County Sheriff's Office22Government | Law EnforcementMultipleVarious, changing weekly
Texas Angels Home Care36Health Care10CNA-Caregiver-Home Health Aide-Nursing Student
TXU Energy52Energy10Outside Sales
Universal Air Conditioner, Inc.34Warehouse/Distribution4Sales Associate, Catalog Manager, EDI/SQL Analyst, Assistant Warehouse Manager
USH Advisors27SalesopenHealth Insurance Agent
Verizon33Retail | Sales5 to 10Sales
Walden Security2Security5Unarmed Security Officers
Wells Fargo63Financial | Retail | Sales40Phone Bankers
Western Southern Financial Group42Financial | Insurance4Financial Representative
worldeducation.net14Education10SMEC s

Looking for a Previous Job Fair?

Spring 2015 Job Fair Report Job Fair

Held Thurs April 23, 2015 9am – 2pm

Location: Grace Community Church, 801 W Bardin Rd, Arlington, TX 76017

Our twice-per-year Job Fair was a success! The event served 517 job seekers through:

  • 78 employers with currently open positions
  • 13 community resource agencies
  • Three workshops:
    • “What is My Career Path and The Road to Success Panel” 10am & 11am
    • “Snagging a job – Everything You Need to Know” 10am, 11am, and 12noon
    • “Navigating The Affordable Healthcare Act” 11am and 1pm
  • Dozens of one-on-one resume review sessions
  • Two mobile computer workrooms for submitting online applications

There was no charge to attend.

This Job Fair was brought to you by:
These Employers offered more than 2,000 JOBS!

First Job Fair and Career Expo for Youth and Young Adults a Success!

Job Fair and Career Expo for Youth and Young Adults

On Friday, March 13, 2013 10am – 3pm, nearly 300 young people from our region met with 40+ employers and agencies in a new kind of event.

Held at the First United Methodist Church, Arlington 313 North Center Street, Arlington, TX 76011, Arlington Answers partnered with the Rotary Club of Arlington, Rotary Club Arlington Sunset, Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, The City of Arlington, Arlington ISD, UTA, and Tarrant Community College to bring a new kind of event to Arlington targeting ages 16-24!

The youth and young adults or our region, as well as any other interested job seekers, had access to:

  • Job Fair: 30 or more employers with open positions for young people
  • Career Expo: 8 local companies offering insight into careers within their industries (medical, engineering, etc)
  • a dozen community resource agencies
  • workshops covering Job Searching, Networking and Interviewing
  • computer workroom for submitting online applications

Career Expo Featured 8 Organizations
  • American Broadcasting School
  • AmeriCorps NCCC
  • Educational Opportunity Center
  • Tarleton State University
  • United States Army Recruiting
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County
  • Youth Education Town Center – The Salvation Army
Job Fair Featured 30 Employers offering hundreds of JOBS!
  • Albertsons/Tom Thumb
  • Amazon Fulfillment
  • AMC Theatres
  • Arlington Independent School District
  • Bell Brothers Moving and Storage
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington
  • Charter Communications
  • City of Arlington Parks & Recreation
  • City of Fort Worth -Rising Stars
  • Clayton YES!
  • CVS Health (CVS Pharmacy)
  • Dialog Direct
  • Dolce Hotels and Resorts
  • Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
  • Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth
  • Hawaiian Falls Waterpark
  • Jack in the Box
  • Kroger
  • MHMR Tarrant – IDD Division
  • Nutrition Etc
  • Painters USA, Inc.
  • PSC Staffing
  • Raising Cane’s
  • Restoration Hardware
  • Secure Staff
  • Six Flags Over Texas / Hurricane Harbor
  • Subway
  • TelVista
  • Texas Angels Home Health Care
  • Waffle House
This Job Fair was brought to you by:

Fall 2014 Job Fair Report Job Fair

Held Wednesday, October 1, 2014 9am – 2pm

Location: The Church on Rush Creek, 2350 SW Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76017 We provided to nearly 700 job seekers:

  • 89 employers with currently open positions
  • over a dozen community resource agencies
  • workshops covering LinkedIn, Networking and Interviewing
  • one-on-one resume reviewing
  • computer workroom for submitting online applications

This event was brought to you by:

More than 89 Employers, Offering 2,940+ JOBS attended!

Job Fairs

Since Fall 2010, Arlington Answers and Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County , with the support of the City of Arlington, have been partnering to serve the Arlington region with two job fairs per year.

Coming events:



Spring 2014 Job Fair Report Job Fair

On Thursday, April 3, 2014 9am – 2pm, another success!

Held at: Grace Community Church, 801 W Bardin Rd, Arlington, TX 76017 another successful Job Fair brought 970 job seekers, even on a slightly rainy day!

  • 90 employers with currently open positions
  • 14 community resource agencies
  • workshops covering LinkedIn, Networking and Interviewing
  • one-on-one resume reviewing
  • 2 computer workrooms for submitting online applications or working on resumes

This Job Fair was brought to you by:

Employers at the Job Fair offering more than 2,875 jobs: