Sunland Center Hosts Job Fair

With the arrival of spring, fresh new beginnings and opportunities often come to mind. For Sunland Center, located in Marianna, spring was certainly in the air at their job fair, held on April 6. Individuals seeking job opportunities lined Hwy 71 N of Marianna early in the morning, patiently waiting to visit the job fair, where they would learn about exciting career opportunities at Sunland. A crowd estimated near 300 quickly filled the Sunland Gymnasium where the event was held. Superintendent Geri Williams and her staff were elated with the large turnout and happily welcomed special guests Michael Mayfield, Tacachale Administrator, and his staff, along with Dale Sullivan, APD HR Manager.

Informational booths staffed by the various departments at Sunland offered a wealth of information and materials about open positions, as well as many other jobs at the Center. Hundreds of applications were submitted via the People First online application process, with over 100 participating in on-site interviews. Guided tours of the Sunland campus were also provided for those interested in learning more about the facility. Superintendent Williams was especially pleased with the success of the event, stating, “Sunland is a fantastic place to work. Through this job fair, we hope to make people aware of the professional development opportunities and achievements possible through state service. Sunland offers rewarding and meaningful careers, along with the opportunity to make a difference in the field of human services.”

A crowd estimated near 300 quickly filled the Sunland Gymnasium where the event was held.