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In this April 21, 2016, file photo, job seekers talk to representatives of United Staffing Associates Santa Maria during a job fair at Lompoc's Dick DeWees Community and Senior Center. This year's job fair will be held at the center on Thursday.

The city of Lompoc is set to host a Job and Resource Fair from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Dick DeWees Community and Senior Center, 1120 W. Ocean Ave.

The free event is open to the entire community. It will be preceded by a Pre-Job Fair Workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at El Camino Community Center, 320 North J St., Suite A-5. Participants in this workshop will have access to a VIP Session of Thursday’s Job Fair from 1:30 to 2 p.m. The VIP Session is also open to veterans. Doors will open for everyone at 2 p.m.

To register for the fair or prefair workshop, visit

Employers who would like more information are asked to call 614-1205, while job seekers who would like further information are encouraged to call 742-3950 or email

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The event is being put on by the Workforce Development Board in partnership with the Workforce Resource Centers, County of Santa Barbara Department of Social Services, County Office of Education, Lompoc Parks and Recreation, Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce, Goodwill Industries, Excel Personnel Services, PathPoint and other local government agencies and private organizations.

This report was prepared by Willis Jacobson. He can be reached at