The Cowley County Job Fair is approaching rapidly. The event is from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Wright Room in Cowley College’s Brown Center, located at 215 S. Second St. in Arkansas City.

With 21 local businesses offering a wide variety of positions, including manufacturing, law enforcement, maintenance, construction and a broad range of jobs in the medical field, employers will meet with job seekers and accept résumés and applications at the event.

Job seekers are encouraged to attend and come dressed to impress. Free résumé assistance and online job searches also will be provided by the Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas/Cowley Workforce Center and the KansasWORKS Mobile Unit.

During the job fair, attendees may visit with Cowley College admissions representatives and the college’s Health and Human Services Department about training and educational programs offered locally. In addition, ECCEL, Kansas Army National Guard, Kansas Air National Guard and Small Business Administration (SBA) representatives will participate in the job fair.

For more information, job listings or descriptions, visit or call Cowley First at (620) 442-3094.

Participating employers

  • Arkansas City Police Department
  • The Arnold Group
  • City of Arkansas City
  • Conco Construction
  • Cowley County Sheriff’s Office
  • Creekstone Farms Premium Beef
  • Easter Seals Capper Foundation
  • Express Employment
  • Four County Mental Health
  • Galaxy Technologies
  • Jet AirWerks
  • Kansas Department of Corrections
  • KSOK Radio
  • Mosaic
  • RCB Bank
  • Silgand (formerly WestRock)
  • South Central Kansas Medical Center
  • SouthWind ResCare
  • Twin Rivers Developmental Supports
  • USD 465
  • USD 470
  • William Newton Hospital
  • Winfield Correctional Facility
  • Western Industries

This information was provided by Cowley First Director Kerri Falletti.