County to host weekend job fair for department openings

An upcoming job fair will highlight career opportunities currently available in various Kenosha County departments and divisions.

The events, open to the public, will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Kenosha County Job Center, 8600 Sheridan Road.

Attendees may use Entrance D on the south end of the building.

“We currently have a number of positions open, and we’re hosting these job fairs as a means to communicate our needs and opportunities directly to the public,” said Kenosha County Human Resources Director Clara-lin Tappa. “We invite people to come and learn more about all that working for Kenosha County has to offer.”

Tappa said county division managers and human resources team members will be on site to meet and greet attendees and even hold on-site interviews. Computers will be available for people to apply for the positions of their choice while they are at the event.

Information about the county’s benefits and wages will also be provided.

Positions currently available include highway patrol worker, payroll specialist, custodian, social work supervisor, social worker, child support associate, environmental sanitarian, deputy sheriff, corrections professional, sheriff’s department cook, certified nursing assistant, licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, environmental service worker and dietary aide.

To view these postings and apply online, visit For more information about available positions or the upcoming job fairs, please contact the Kenosha County Division of Human Resources at 262-653-2800.