News from the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners

Shanel Y. Robinson, Commissioner Director Ÿ Doug Singleterry, Commissioner Deputy Director

Sara Sooy, Commissioner Ÿ Melonie Marano, Commissioner Ÿ Paul M. Drake, Commissioner


May 10, 2023


Greater Raritan Job Fair at Hindu Temple in Bridgewater Featuring 450-Plus Job Openings on May 16

Employers Can Still Participate

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Job seekers will have opportunities to learn about and apply to a multitude of jobs at the 2023 Greater Raritan Job Fair where employers from Hunterdon and Somerset Counties have information about more than 450 job openings. The job fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16 at the Hindu Temple and Cultural Society on Route 202-206 in Bridgewater. Job seekers do not need to register.

“Job seekers should be prepared to share their resumes, network with hiring managers, and gather career-related information from employers and agency participants during this free event,” said GRWDB Board Chair Joanne Hala.

More than 60 employers in Hunterdon and Somerset Counties, as well as employers in some surrounding counties have registered for this free event. The current list of employers with available job titles can be viewed here.

Local businesses and nonprofit agencies are offering hundreds of full-time and part-time jobs as well as some internships that range from entry-level to C-suite. Participating employers represent industry sectors such as animal welfare, banking, childcare and education, finance, government (state and county), healthcare, health and wellness, insurance, leisure and hospitality, life sciences, manufacturing, personal and family services, retail trade, sports, transportation and logistics, technology and veterinary care.

Employers Can Still Participate
There is still time for employers with full- and part-time positions, and internships to register by using the QR code in this flyer or this link. The deadline for employers to register is Friday, May 12.

Other Job-Seeker Resources
There will be a resource table with information from career-related agencies and organizations and other partners working with the GRWDB.

Job Resource Workshop
GRWDB staff will also lead a 30-minute workshop on available resources if enough individuals register. Individuals who would like to participate in the workshops can send an email to

One-on-One Discussions
Rooms will be available for one-on-one discussions with employers as needed.

Lunch Available

A light lunch for job seekers will be available for a nominal fee.

Registration for the event is optional, but helpful for the event’s management. Job seekers may register at this link or use the QR code in this flyer


Job Fair Sponsors

This is the second consecutive year the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board (GRWDB), the New Jersey Department of Labor and the temple have collaborated on this event. Last year’s event drew more than 500 job seekers.

About the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board (GRWDB)

The GRWDB oversees federally and state-funded career and employment services for businesses and residents in Hunterdon and Somerset counties.

Questions? Contact GRWDB Board Director Paul Grzella at, or 908-541-5790.   


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