Date:April 23, 2013
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Roughly 135 high-paying jobs to be filled at Methanex job fair

A job fair will be held for Methanex Corp., which is looking to hire workers for a new methanol production facility in Geismar that will open by the end of 2014.

The job fair will be held Thursday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 St. Landry Road, Gonzales.

Methanex seeks to build a team of 135 permanent, full-time individuals. These high-skilled and high-paying jobs are for a variety of positions around the plant. Applicants should bring a résumé, be prepared to interview and plan to be at the job fair for at least two hours.

To apply for these positions, job seekers can also visit Louisiana’s employment homepage, and then click on the link to HiRE, or Helping Individuals Reach Employment, to register and complete an application.

Methanex is the world's largest supplier of methanol. With corporate headquarters in Vancouver, Canada, Methanex is a publicly traded global enterprise with a presence in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Caribbean, the Middle East and throughout the Asia Pacific region.

The job fair is sponsored by the Louisiana Workforce Commission and Louisiana Economic Development.

For more information about the job fair, contact LWC Business Services Representative Lynn Champagne at, or at 225-647-5557.

LWC services are offered at no cost to employers and participating job seekers.

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