Officials hope upcoming job fair will help find people looking for work in Carteret County

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BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) — Potential employees can get a taste of what the Beaufort Hotel has to offer at a job and career fair coming up next week.

The Job & Career Fair is this Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will be held in the Rachel Carson Ballroom at the Beaufort Hotel. It is open to anyone interested in applying for part-time, summer, full-time and year-round positions at the Beaufort Hotel and 34° North Restaurant.

The Beaufort Hotel opened in April 2019, followed by the opening of the restaurant, 34° North, in June.

Full details regarding open positions, as well as on-the-spot job interviews, will be provided and offers extended to qualified candidates. Applicants are encouraged to apply in advance online.

“Our associates are passionate about their work and have played a pivotal role in making the guest experience truly memorable,” stated Peter Grills, general manager of the Beaufort Hotel.

The three-story boutique hotel offers 133 guestrooms, including four waterfront suites overlooking Taylor’s Creek. Recreational amenities include a fitness center and outdoor seasonal swimming pool.

Don Kirkman, Economic Director for Carteret County, said he is seeing a 5.2% unemployment rate and he wants it lowered.

Jobs are in great demand and that probably is the greatest challenge our employers are facing right now.

Don Kirkman, Director Carteret County Economic Development

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