Dozens of employers participating in Vermilion Parish Career Fair

Lindsey Barbee at the Industrial Trades Career Fair presented by LEDA. The Job Fair provides the opportunity for attendees to meet with companies that are hiring to fill industrial trades positions within Louisiana. March 3, 2016. (Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE/THE ADVERTISER)

About 40 employers will be in Abbeville on Wednesday for Vermilion Parish’s career fair.

Open to all job seekers in the Acadiana area, the fair will offer positions in various fields such as health care, education, food service, oil and gas and retail.

“The Vermilion Parish Job Fair welcomes employers throughout Acadiana to get to know the home grown talent Vermilion has to offer,” the Vermilion Parish Economic Development Alliance said. The organization partnered with other economic and workforce development groups to host the event.

Participating employers Wednesday include Abbeville General, Acadian Ambulance, South Louisiana Community College, Weeks Marine, Gulf Coast Bank, Atmos Energy, Acadian Contractors, Bell Helicopter and the Vermilion Parish School Board.

Job seekers are asked bring their resumes and wear professional attire.

The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Abbeville High School, 1305 Wildcat Drive. To register or for more information, visit

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