Federal Career Fair scheduled for March 9 at Tower Square

Date: 3/1/2010

SPRINGFIELD A Federal Career Fair for job seekers will take place March 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will take place in the Tower Square Community Room, 1500 Main St., second floor. The public is invited to attend.

Representatives from local federal agencies will provide information on job availability, the application process, salaries and benefits packages. Those interested in federal employment can learn about career possibilities with the federal government, including meaningful, challenging work, mobility, training and devel-opment, competitive salaries, comprehensive health coverage, job security and generous vacation and leave policies.

The event is sponsored by the Federal Executive Association of Western Massachusetts (FEWAM), which includes representatives from the Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Homeland Security, Interior, Justice, Labor, Treasury and Veterans Affairs. In addition, the U.S. Postal Service, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, General Services Administration, Small Business Administration and the Social Security Administration are members.

Further information may be obtained from Jessica Burgos at 532-0819 ext. 239 or James McMullin at 568-9151 ext. 1293.