Rockford city departments team up for several job fairs

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Updated: Jan. 23, 2019, 9:50 a.m.

The city of Rockford says the job fair scheduled Jan. 23 is still on despite snowfall in the area.

Wednesday's job fair will be held from 1-7 p.m. at Fire Station No. 3 on 888 Marchesano Dr.

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Published: Jan. 16, 2019, 10:30 a.m.

Rockford city leaders are looking to help locals explore new career opportunities.

The city of Rockford joins with its fire and police departments to host three job fairs over the next three weeks. Representatives from all three departments will attend meet interested workers at three different locations.

The first job fair takes place from 1-7 p.m. on Wednesday at Rockford Police District 3 on 557 S. New Towne Dr.

Rockford has also organized job fairs at Fire Station No. 3 on 888 Marchesano Dr. and at the city hall lobby. These jobs fairs fall from 1-7 p.m. on the following two Wednesdays, Jan. 23 and Jan. 30.

The human resources department says there are openings fro human services, public works and finance jobs. The fire department's application period opens from Feb. 1 to March 17 while police will take applications from March 1-31.