Jobex showcases career opportunities

JOBEX: The careers and employment exhibition will provide an opportunity to speak to employers in different sectors and discover the jobs of the future.
JOBEX: The careers and employment exhibition will provide an opportunity to speak to employers in different sectors and discover the jobs of the future.

South Australia’s largest employment and careers exhibition will be held in Port Augusta on Monday, November 20.

With over 10,000 people attending the Adelaide Jobex over the weekend, the Central Oval complex is expected to be brimming with eager job-seekers.

Industries including energy and mining, IT and hi-tech, health and research, tourism, food and wine will all be represented.

South Australia Minister for Employment Kyam Maher said that with all the growing industries, particularly in the renewable energy sector, Port Augusta was logical choice to host the northern regional Jobex.

Those who have been interested in gaining work in emerging industries like the renewable energy sector have been encouraged to attend. 

“It will include companies like SolarReserve, Tesla, a lot of mining and energy companies like BHP and Cavpower,” Mr Maher said.

“But there will also be three universities, the South Australian government and a number of health companies, as well as a number of companies involved in tourism and food and wine. So it will be across quite a large range of areas.”

Mr Maher said that the Jobex is targeted at a whole range of people.

“It is for people who are leaving school and entering the job force for the first time, people who are transitioning into a new career and people who are looking for a change – but want to get some sort of idea about what sort of jobs are available in the Upper Spencer gulf area,” Mr Maher said. 

“We want students and graduates to understand the enormous career opportunities that exist throughout regional and metropolitan South Australia, and we will be showcasing some of these jobs at the exhibition.”

A guide of what is on offer at the exhibition is available online so attendees can target who they want to talk to. Anyone interested in attending should register at jobex.sa.gov.au.so.