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Riggers, welders, deckhands and vessel mates, are you unemployed? 

South Louisiana Community College in Morgan City, will host a job fair focused on the maritime industry, Wednesday June 26, from 9 a.m. to noon, at its Young Memorial Campus, 900 Youngs Road in Morgan City. 

Riggers, welders, deckhands, vessel mates or captains, able seamen, fitters, tackers, electricians, engineers, and other skilled tradesmen will have an opportunity to meet local companies hiring for the maritime industry, SLCC Marketing Director Christine Payton, said. 

This free event is open to the public.  

Job seekers can pre-register for the job fair at  

Payton said. SLCC encourages job seekers to dress professionally and bring copies of their work history and industry certifications.

Nancy Roy, Outreach and Engagement Coordinator at SLCC’s Corporate College, the Maritime Job Fair will offer companies the opportunity to meet potential employees face-to-face. 

“Job fairs are an important part of the recruiting process since business are able meet hundreds of candidates in a matter of hours, saving them time and resources.”

Payton said Acadian Contractors, Bollinger Shipyards LLC, Central Boats, Kirby Corporation, and Laborde Marine LLC are among the companies that will be represented at the event.

welderDavid Goldman