Goodwill to host job fair for 10 employers

More than 150 positions to be available during Goodwill-hosted hiring event

COOKEVILLE – The Goodwill Career Solutions Center at 565 S. Jefferson Ave. in Cookeville will host a job fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13, for 10 employers seeking to fill 150 positions in White and Putnam counties.

Employers include Averitt Express, Randstad at Ficosa, Candlewood Suites, Franklin Fixtures, Chartwells at Tennessee Tech, Bledsoe County Correctional Complex, ABM, Qualified Staffing, Pacesetters and Goodwill. Openings include export coordinator, maintenance services coordinator, pricing and traffic administrative, multimodal accounts payable associate, technical support specialist, corrections officer and other positions. Rates of pay reach $15.63 per hour.

Representatives from these companies will be on-site and interviews are possible, so job-seekers should dress for success. Job candidates are encouraged to bring a resume, photo ID and their Social Security card or birth certificate. 


When:           Tuesday, Aug. 13

                        10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where:         Goodwill Career Solutions

                        565 S. Jefferson Ave.

                        Cookeville, Tenn.

The Goodwill Career Solutions center in Cookeville now hosts job fairs on the second Tuesday of each month. More information on job fairs and job training can be obtained by calling (931) 520-8789 or visiting

About Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc.

For more than 60 years, Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee has provided job training and job placement free of charge to people with disabilities or other barriers to employment through the sale of donated items. Goodwill’s vision is that all people will have the opportunity to reach their fullest potential through the power of work. More information about Goodwill’s Career Solutions, retail stores and donation centers can be obtained online at or by calling 1-800-545-9231.

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