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This week, the El Paso International Airport will be hosting a job fair that features careers in a variety of fields related to the aviation industry.
“The aviation industry is experiencing a resurgence in travelers leading to increased employment opportunities. El Paso International is averaging 42 flights per day, approximately twice as many flights as last summer. We are excited that our passengers have returned and that the increase in travel is expected to continue,” said Terry Sharpe, Assistant Director of Aviation.
The event will take place on Wednesday, July 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in La Placita Conference Room, inside the airport terminal.
Officials say that more than 100 jobs are currently available.
“Employers looking to hire include: airline contractors, rental car companies, food and beverage businesses, news and gifts shops, and first responders, as well as the City of El Paso Department of Aviation, which manages the airport and airport propertie,” EPIA official added.
Federal law enforcement representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the Transportation Security Administration will also participate in the hiring event.
Free parking will be provided to job seekers who attend the hiring event. Participants are encouraged to bring their resumes and dress to impress. Per federal mandate, all visitors to the airport must wear a mask.