Coal Mine Career Fair Benton, Illinois

Coal Mine Career Fair Benton, Illinois

Coal Mining Careers: A First Step

Unemployed? Need a Better Paying Job?
Thinking of Working at a Coal Mine?

Learn what it takes to get a coal mining
job with this informational session to be held on...

Monday, April 23rd

Beginning promptly at 1:00 p.m.
University of Illinois Extension
1212 Route 14 West • Benton, Illinois 62812

If you’ve ever thought about applying for a job at a coal mining company but were unsure of how to go about it, this session is for you! Representatives from local coal companies and educational institutions will be available to provide information and answer any questions you may have. So, come on down, kick back, and learn about...

Training and Certification — Learn what is required; where you need to go to get training, experience, and certification; plus how long it will take. Find out if you are eligible for On-the-Job Training after completing the initial training and certification requirements.
The Coal Mining Experience — Decide if this work is right for you. Learn what it’s like to work underground, and what type of person is best suited for coal mining work.
The Application Process — Learn about the application process, plus take home a sample application to see what information is needed when applying for an actual job.
Job Seeker Assistance — Learn where to go for help with the training, certification and application process. Don’t worry — we can get you through it!
Hope you will join us!

Sponsored by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources,
Illinois Office of Mines & Minerals, Man-Tra-Con Corporation,
Rend Lake College and University of Illinois Extension.

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