Pike County Workforce Development Agency has started a series of monthly “mini- job fairs” at their office on Route 6 in Shohola.

MILFORD - Pike County Workforce Development Agency has started a series of monthly “mini- job fairs” at their office on Route 6 in Shohola. Job seekers are welcome on the second Wednesday of each month to stop in and meet employers interested in recruiting new workers.

The next fair is on Wednesday, November 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cindy DeFebo, Workforce Director, announced.

Job recruiters that have been lined up include:

Pike County Correctional Facility - Correctional Officers
Human Resource Center - PT/per diem, Direct Support Professionals, PT Home & Community-Based Direct Care Workers
Twin Cedars Senior Living - CNAs, Caregivers, Cook (PT), Prep Cook (PT), Housekeeper/ Laundry Aide (PT)
C & S Wholesale Grocers - Warehouse Incentive Selectors, Forklift Operators, Back Hauler/ Unloaders
The Summit Restaurant & Sports Bar - Cook, Food Runners, Dishwashers, Servers, Hostesses, Bussers, Cashiers, Deli Clerks and more.
She stated that if someone needs help writing a resume, please contact the Workforce Development Agency in advance.
The Pike County Workforce Development Agency is located at 837 Route 6, Unit 2, in Shohola. They may be contacted at 570-296-2909.
The announcement was made during the November 7th county commissioners’ meeting.

Also discussed:

County departments have occupied the courthouse addition, which was finished this year. Sheriff’s Department went in first, followed by Domestic Relations, Probation Department and Pike County Court.

The courthouse front entrance project is on schedule. Visitors are using the front entrance. A handicapped-accessible ramp was added.

The sally port entrance on West High Street, which will be used for prisoner transport vehicles, has not yet gone to bid. A setback variance is being asked from the Borough. A hearing is set before the Zoning Hearing Board on November 15.

Commissioners awarded the bid for the Pike County Courthouse Generator Enclosure Project to Charles Grimm Construction,totaling $59.962.

There was only one bid for the Pike County Correctional Facility Warehouse Treatment Plant Influent Structure Bypass Project. The bid from Pioneer Construction totaled $88,822. A vote to consider awarding the bid was tabled until November 21 commissioners meeting.

Shannen Borris was hired as a full time Administrative Clerk for the Correctional Facility.

* These persons were hired as Correctional Officers: Jessica Gordon, Jordonna Luton, Kristin Smith and Seth Devita.

Pike County Commissioners meet on the first and third Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the County Administration Building, 506 Broad St.,Milford.