PBSC To Host Criminal Justice Job Fair Oct. 4

More than 20 police departments and other organizations seeking law enforcement, corrections and 911 dispatch personnel will recruit at the Criminal Justice Job Fair on Friday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Palm Beach State College. Free and open to the public, the fair will be held at PBSC’s Public Safety Conference Center, Room PSD-108, on the Lake Worth campus.

This is the third annual Criminal Justice Job Fair that PBSC has held in partnership with the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. The Palm Beach County Association of Chiefs of Police also is a co-sponsor for the second year in a row.

The exhibiting organizations include the sheriff’s offices for Broward, Martin, Orange and Palm Beach counties, the police departments for Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Lakeland, Lantana, Lauderhill, Lighthouse Point, Margate, Orlando, Palm Beach, Palm Springs, Port St. Lucie and West Palm Beach (including 911 dispatch), as well as the FBI, Florida Highway Patrol, Okeechobee Correctional Institution, Drug Enforcement Administration West Palm Beach and the School District of Palm Beach County School Police.

Attendees will be able to apply for current job openings ranging from officer to civilian positions. Both certified and noncertified individuals and students are encouraged to attend.

Palm Beach State College also will exhibit as the leading educator of public safety professionals in Palm Beach County. Attendees will be able to gather information on the college’s various degree and certificate programs in criminal justice, fire science, emergency medical services (including EMT and paramedic) and various advanced, crossover and career programs, such as public safety telecommunications, which trains 911 dispatchers.

For more information or questions about the Criminal Justice Job Fair, call Annette Rodriguez at (561) 868-3398 or e-mail rodriga1@palmbeachstate.edu.