The Wharf Job Fair Seeks District Employees

Positions Open in Construction, Trades

Courtesy Madison Hoffman/ ANC 6D
Team team working on the massive development project that is The Wharf Phase 2 is actively seeking local residents to join the construction team.
The Wharf Job Fair will take place Friday, January 24th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The DC Envision Center at DCHA Southwest Family Enhancement & Career Center (1200 Delaware Ave. SW). It is is open to DC Residents only.

The Wharf prime contractors Balfour Beatty, Donohoe and DPR Construction, together with numerous subcontractors will be available to talk one-on-one with participants about job and apprenticeship opportunities, application procedures, hiring schedule, and more.

This will be an excellent opportunity to interview for positions in the fields of the skilled trades, skilled labor, and general labor, as well as for entry level and apprenticeship opportunities.

Please confirm details about your participation by registering for a time slot at the EventBrite site.

All attendees are advised to register and arrive on time for your scheduled appointment as late arrivals and walk-ins may be limited. Applicants should demonstrate dependability, a great attitude, and a passion to learn.

Applicants should:

  • Dress for a job interview and arrive during the scheduled time slot
  • Bring four Copies of an Updated, Error-Free Resume if you have one.
  • Bring a government-issued photo ID (e.g., unexpired Driver’s License), proving DC residency and age (candidates must be 18 years old or older)

Don’t miss this opportunity that could lead to your next job!

Job Developers and Case Managers are welcome with referred jobseekers only (direct contact with employers is strictly prohibited).

The Wharf Job Fair is a collaboration of Hoffman Madison Waterfront with the DC Housing Authority; DC Department of Employment Services; Ward 6 Council Member Charles Allen; Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6D; Building Futures (the pre-apprenticeship training partner of The Wharf); CSOSA, and community-based service-providers and training organizations.

Share this information with anyone you know that is seeking work or training opportunities in the construction industry. Get more information and register for the job fair here.