Acadiana Diversity Job Fair

Diversity Job Fair

Acadiana Diversity Job Fair connects employers with a diverse applicant pool including persons with disabilities, justice involved and formerly incarcerated persons, and the general public.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

When: Tuesday, October 17th, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Where: Heymann Convention Center, 1373 S College Road, Lafayette, LA 

Job seeker information: 337-347-9115

Businesses click here to register for an exhibit table

 This information is updated regularly. Please check back often. Last update 10/16/2023

Acadian Companies - EMT (emergency medical technicians), paramedics, office personnel, alarm dispatcher, video analyst II, billing compliance specialist, warehouse clerk, GIS intern, accelerated paramedic student, billing support, billing specialist (medicare HMO), billing specialist (LA Medicaid), billing specialist, insurance verifier, trainer (ATAC)

Acadian Kitchens LLC - social media and plant workers

Acadiana Legal Services - staff attorney, paralegal

Alternative Home Care Specialists, Inc - direct service workers

Arc of Acadiana - direct support professionals/ personal care attendants, medical transporters, licensed practical nurse, qualified intellectual disabilities professional

Arc of St. Martin - direct service workers

Atmos Energy Corporation - entry level service technician and construction operator

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana - software engineer, physical security, reimbursement analysts, business analysts

Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana - youth development professionals, AmeriCorps youth development professionals, sanitation support workers

CLECO - operations, line technicians, diesel mechanics, finance, IT & cybersecurity

Coca-Cola Bottling Company United - merchandisers

Consolidated Safety of Acadiana Driving School - driving/ teaching instructor

Conterra Networks - OSP engineers, sales, OSP laborers, field engineers, OSP technicians I, II, III

Courtesy Automotive Group - technicians, porters, detailers, quick lube technicians

Creole Flavored Sno - snowball attendants and clerical support

CUSA Federal Credit Union-  lending position

Danos - offshore related welders, fitters, scaffolders, blasters, painters, electricians, mechanics, automation I&E technicians

Eckerd Connects Wraparound Agency - wraparound service facilitators

ESS Support Services Worldwide - executive steward/ camp boss, utility hand, cook, steward

Extended Family, Inc - direct service worker, home care sales

FBC Lafayette (Flowers Baking Company) - production helpers

FedEx Ground - package handler (part-time)

FlexForce Employment Pros, Inc - mechanic, welders, fitters, class A drivers, field technicians, warehouse, production workers, administrative assistants

Go Marine- cook, rigger, galleyhand, camp boss

Goodwill Industries of Acadiana - janitorial associates, retail associates

Grand Isle Shipyard - riggers, welders, rope access and more

Guernsey Holdings dba Sonic Drive In- team member, crew leader, shift leader, assistant manager, general manager

Gulf Coast Marine Fabricators - welders, fitters, riggers

Hasling Properties LLC - maintenance technician

JD Bank- universal banker

Lafayette Consolidated Government- equipment operator IV, equipment operator II, utility repairman, laborer, and more

Lamar Advertising- installers and account representatives

Landmark of Rayne/ Landmark of Acadiana - nurses, certified nurse assistant (CNA), dietary, housekeeping

Leading Home Care - direct service workers, certified nurse assistants (CNA)

Lemoine- commercial assistant project manager, commercial superintendent, concrete superintendent, disaster recovery assistant project manager, disaster recovery project engineer, field engineer (commercial), project cost accountant, project manager, senior project manager

Louisiana Health Care Connections - various occupations

Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice - juvenile justice specialist, social services counselor, instructor

Medi Trans Transportation - dispatch agents, customer service, data analyst

New Day Personal Care Services - direct service workers, certified nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses (LPNs)

Omni Environmental Solutions - blaster/ painter, CDL drivers, clean techs

Opelousas General Health System - registered nurse (RN), licensed practical nurse (LPN), certified nurse assistant (CNA), phlebotomist, medical assistant, respiratory therapist, radiology technicians, clerical staff

Perficient - technical consultants

Professional Cleaning & Maintenance Services - facility supervisor, trainers and housekeepers 

ResCare - direct service workers

Rhino Staging - stagehand

Share Care USA - direct service worker

Southwest Louisiana Independence Center - direct service workers

University of Louisiana at Lafayette - facility maintenance, laboratory technician, animal care technician

US Army Corps of Engineers - variety of career fields including environmental engineer, procurement analyst, contract specialist, civil engineer, auditor, HR specialist and more

US Army Recruiting - over 200 occupational Specialities are available ranging from engineer to lab technician to helicopter mechanic

Walmart- hourly, supervisor, and management positions in a variety of fields including online order filling and delivery, auto care center, stocking and unloading, fuel station, various departments, food and grocery, cashier and front end services, and more

Western and Southern Life - financial representatives

World System Builders - independent agents

Resource providers:

Acadiana Workforce Solutions - Career assistance, job training, work experience, career scholarships

Autism Society Acadiana - Resources for people with autism

Families Helping Families - Resource services to persons with disabilities and their families

FCC ACP Grant program - Acadiana Workforce Solutions - Resources for internet connectivity in rural communities

Focus Clubhouse - Support services for individuals with mental disabilities

LA Department of Children & Family Services, Child Support Enforcement - Resource services for assistance with child support enforcement services

La Louisianne Consulting - Resource to assist individuals update and recertify for Medicaid services. 

Lafayette Consolidated Government Disability Awareness Committee - resources and referrals for persons with disabilities

Lafayette Consolidated Government Ticket To Work program - resource services providing assistance to individuals enter employment

Lighthouse Louisiana - Provide social security benefits planning to assist people return to work

LPSS Early Childhood- Assists families with finding quality child care as well as assisting with applications to provide financial assistance to help pay for child care and helping families navigate through PreK applications and headstart options.

Remington College - Education programs in construction building maintenance, HVAC, medical assistant, pharmacy technician

Shreveport Job Corps Center- job corps program information

SLCC's Economic & Workforce Development - short-term training opportunities for job seekers

South Louisiana Community College (Adult Education) - Assist individuals earn their HiSET (high school equivalency)

VITA (Volunteer Instructors Teaching Adults) - Assist individuals earn their HiSET (high school equivalency)

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