Clark County job fair to offer 13K positions

Job seeker Cheryl Robinson of Las Vegas, right, talks to Jennifer Brooklyn of Walgreens during ...

Clark County officials and major employers in Nevada will share additional details about an upcoming job fair during a Wednesday morning press conference.

Employers from about 100 businesses will use the Friday job fair to interview and hire for 13,000 positions that start at $18 per hour including tips.

Speakers at the Wednesday event will include government officials like Clark County Commission Chairman Jim Gibson, Commissioner Tick Segerblom and Latonia Colemna, deputy director of programs for the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation. Hiring representatives there will include Justin Fronberg, corporate executive director of talent acquisition for MGM Resorts International and Michelle Nicholl, chief HR officer for Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging.

Job seekers can pre-register for the fair, located in the Las Vegas Convention Center’s west hall, at Walk-ins also are welcome on the day of the job fair.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

McKenna Ross is a corps member with Report for America, a national service program that places journalists into local newsrooms. Contact her at Follow@mckenna_ross_ on Twitter.