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Fort Bliss Job Fair

Centennial Banquet Center
Fort Bliss, TX 79916

April 25, 2017

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fort Bliss Job Fair
April 25, 2017

Job Fair in Fort Bliss

RecruitMilitary has held 7 events in Fort Bliss, drawing 1,499 attendees and 207 exhibitors.
561 job seekers registered to attend the Fort Bliss Job Fair
561 job seekers registered to attend
363
Soldiers
41
Spouses
28
Sailors
23
Marines
22
Airmen
11
Others
6
DoD Civilians

Suits for Soldiers – Farmers Insurance is a proud sponsor of the Suits for Soldiers program, and will be handing out suits during the Fort Bliss event. If you are in need of a suit, stop by and be a part of this great program. Farmers Insurance appreciates your service!

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Hiring Event in Fort Bliss, TX

34 Registered Exhibitors

Corporate Sponsors
Featured Exhibitors
Farmers Insurance
Texas Department of Transportation
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Texas Department of Public Safety
InfraSource
ConEdison's Competitive Shared Services
CoreCivic
Western Dairy Transport
Dallas Police Department
First Command Financial Planning
Dallas Baptist University
GeoStabilization International
Cutters Wireline Service
Musicians Institute
Commercial Driver School
Heavy Equipment College of Oklahoma
Our events average over 50 exhibitors, and the list is not final until the day of the event. Check back regularly for additions.

Upcoming Job Fair Information

Job Seeker Venue Information

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CANDIDATES
Candidates who do not have a current military ID will be required to stop at the Chafee Visitor Control Center (VCC) or Global Reach VCC (less busy) to request a pass to attend the Job Fair at the Centennial Banquet & Conference Center. A valid state issued ID card from states other than those listed below will be needed to request the pass. For those who live in the area or will be arriving prior to the date of the event, passes can be obtained up to a week in advance of the event.
Anyone arriving in a commercial vehicle MUST request a pass from the Chafee VCC. A map from the Chafee Gate to the event center follows: Click here to view the map.


State ID's and Driver's Licenses from the following states will NOT be accepted: ME, MN, MO, or MT
Candidates must inform the guards at Sgt. Major Pena Gate (formerly known as Biggs Gate) they will be attending the Job Fair at the Centennial Banquet & Conference Center.


Acceptable forms of ID are listed in the link below:

List of acceptable documents

Centennial Banquet Center
11199 Sergeant E Churchill Street
Fort Bliss, TX 79916
Centennial Banquet Center Information
  • The job fair will take place in the Metro Lounge on the lower level of the Centennial Banquet Center.
Parking Information
  • FREE parking is available just outside of the venue.

Event Preparation Resources

Event Success Tips

  • Review the exhibitor list and conduct research to help you engage effectively.
  • Visit every exhibitor - find the hidden opportunity that might be perfect for you.
  • Take a moment to practice your 30-second elevator pitch.
  • Make eye contact and confidently greet each recruiter with a smile and firm handshake.
  • Deliver your elevator pitch and engage in conversation.
  • Get the recruiter’s contact information and ask about the best way to follow-up.
  • Within 24 hours, follow-up with every company that interests you.
  • Visit our resource center for additional resources

Career Fair Testimonials

Employers were eager to assist and interested in providing jobs to military members.
Fort Bliss -- Army E-5
Very good candidates for any job that an employer is looking to fill. We enjoy coming to El Paso. We get several good candidates.
Fort Bliss -- Government recruiter
Constantly one of the best. Every time I attend one of your events, there is a constant flow of people. As a veteran myself, I am grateful to be able to recruit veterans for employment.
Fort Bliss --

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