Port of Gulfport to host job preparedness workshops

Port of Gulfport to host job preparedness workshops

On the heels of a big announcement about the job creation at the port of Gulfport, the port will be hosting a series of workshops on job awareness and preparedness.

The Pathways to the Port Jobs program is a partnership between The Mississippi State Port Authority (MSPA), the Port of Gulfport Restoration Program (PGRP), and the Mississippi Employment Security Commission's Workforce Investment Network (WIN) Job Centers to let the public know about job opportunities associated with the Port of Gulfport.

The program brings employers together with those interested in a maritime-related career. Through the Pathways program, the port will help prepare the local workforce for jobs with individual assessments and training assistance.

The program will host a series of workshops this month along the three coastal counties.

Saturday, February 13, 2016
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Pass Christian Public Library
111 Hiern Ave.,
Pass Christian, MS

Thursday, February 18, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Restoration Life Church
20383 HWY 49
Saucier, MS

Saturday, February 20, 2016
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Bay St. Louis Library
312 HWY 90
Bay St. Louis, MS

Monday, February 22, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Ocean Springs Library
525 Dewey Ave.
Ocean Springs, MS

Attendees will learn about the Port Restoration Program, future training opportunities, and the types of anticipated jobs and their requirements. RSVP by calling 228-865-4300.

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