Clark County, Government Partners Hosting Public Service Career Fair on Thursday
Clark County is hosting a public service career fair with the local cities and several other government agencies from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, in the North Hall (Room N1) of the Las Vegas Convention Center located at 3150 Paradise Road.
Career fair attendees will be able to meet face-to-face with recruiters from more than 20 local government entities to ask questions and learn about the application and hiring process for a variety of government jobs and the benefits of working in the public sector. Job seekers interested in attending the career fair are encouraged to register in advance through the event website at https://bit.ly/pscareerfair11923. Walk-ins are welcome the day of the event. Parking and admission at the Convention Center are free.
Participating agencies include Clark County, the cities of Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, and several County departments including the Department of Aviation, Fire Department, District Attorney’s Office and Juvenile Justice Services. Other participants include University Medical Center, Clark County Water Reclamation District, Clark County Library, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Henderson Police Department, North Las Vegas Police Department, Nevada State Police, University Police Services, U.S. Probation Office District of Nevada, State of Nevada, Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Las Vegas Water District, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC), Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services and the Southern Nevada Health District.
“This career fair is unique because all of the participating employers are public service organizations, all in one venue at the same time,” said Clark County Commission Chairman Jim Gibson. “If you are interested in working for Clark County or another government agency in Southern Nevada, this is a great opportunity to learn about career opportunities in the public sector and the hiring process.”
To help guide job seekers in their public service career search, the event will feature a series of four “Career Talks” sessions from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each session is about 15 minutes long and will feature presentations by Human Resources professionals from different agencies. Starting at 10:30 a.m. the first session, called “Reasons to Work in Public Service,” will be hosted by Clark County followed by
“How to Prepare for a Job Interview in Public Service” at 11:15 a.m. by the City of North Las Vegas; “Tips on Reviewing Public Service Job Postings” at 12 p.m. by the RTC; and “Elements of an Effective Resume” at 12:45 p.m. by the Southern Nevada Health District.
Job seekers interested in working for Clark County can go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/clarkcounty. New positions are posted every Tuesday. Job seekers also can submit job interest cards online to receive emails about job categories of interest. Clark County is one of the largest and most diverse employers in Southern Nevada with more than 10,000 employees and 38 departments. The County is dedicated to being an employer of choice by attracting and retaining top talent to serve the region’s residents and visitors. In 2022, Clark County was named to the prestigious Forbes list of Best-in-State Employers as Nevada’s top government sector employer.
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect, accountability, leadership and excellence. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 11th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to 2.3 million citizens and 41 million visitors a year (2022). Included are the nation’s 8th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to 1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.