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UPDATE: Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Additional Employ SC Job Fair 



COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced a second Employ SC job fair to serve South Carolinians affected by the suspension of the VC Summer nuclear reactor project. The first event will be held in Chapin on Monday, August 14, followed by one on Wednesday, August 16 in Columbia.

The second event will be co-hosted by the city of Columbia.

Employ SC will provide South Carolinians in search of a job with an opportunity to connect with state agencies and workforce development groups focused on matching prospective employers with talented workers that fit their needs. Each cabinet agency with current vacancies will also be represented and will be ready to interview prospective employees.

"The outpouring of support from the South Carolina business community has been nothing short of spectacular. When they saw that skilled, talented South Carolnians were available to fill their vacancies, they knew they had to be a part of Employ SC. This situation has proven, once again, that we will always answer the call to help our neighbors in their times of need."

Updated list of organizations confirmed to be in attendence:

  • City of Columbia
  • South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (SC Works)
  • South Carolina Department of Administration
  • South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services
  • South Carolina Department of Corrections
  • South Carolina Department of Education
  • South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
  • South Carolina Department of Insurance
  • South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice
  • South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
  • South Carolina Department of Mental Health
  • South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles
  • South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism
  • South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services
  • South Carolina Department of Public Safety
  • South Carolina Department of Revenue
  • South Carolina Department of Social Services
  • South Carolina Department of Transportation
  • Akebono
  • Carolina AGC
  • CR Jackson 
  • Dominion Energy
  • Duke Energy
  • South Carolina Firefighters Association
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Greenwood Mills
  • International Textile Group
  • Lane Construction
  • Lee Construction of the Carolinas
  • Mercedes-Benz USA
  • Michelin
  • Overland Contracting
  • Palmetto Corporation of Conway
  • Pegasus Steel
  • Samsung
  • South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance
  • South Carolina Technical College System
  • Sunrun
  • The Kraft Heinz Company
  • Thompson Construction Group
  • Thompson Industrial Services
  • United Infrastructure Group
  • University of South Carolina
  • West Columbia Police Department

​WHO: Gov. Henry McMaster, S.C. state agencies, local businesses

WHAT: Employ SC Job Fairs


Monday, August 14, 9 AM-5 PM at The Center for Advanced Technical Studies, 916 Mt. Vernon Church Road, Chapin, SC

Wednesday, August 16, 9 AM-5 PM at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC