The Municipality of Escazú is hosting a job fair today in which 15 companies are offering 240 jobs. They are in diverse fields including language teachers, fiber optic technicians, sales consultants, cashiers, packers, forklift operators, and accountants.
This is the third edition of the event. It is being held until 3pm in the gymnasium of the Municipal Civic Center (formerly Country Day). Hundreds of candidates are expected to attend.
Each company and position has different requirements regarding experience and education. It is advised that interested candidates bring resumes both on a flash drive and printed.
The mayor of the canton, Arnoldo Barahona, takes the local government’s role in employment very seriously. He notes the unemployment problems suffered in the canton as the reason for events like these.