The City of Evanston and its construction manager will be hosting a job fair to solicit participation from union trade Evanston residents interested in working on the new Robert Crown Community Center, Ice Complex & Library as a part of the City’s Local Employment Program. The job fair will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on July 26 at the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave., Evanston.

The City of Evanston, Bulley & Andrews and BOWA Construction will be constructing the new facility at the northeast corner of Main Street and Dodge Avenue. The fair will provide more information on the project’s scope of work, as well as information on the project’s anticipated job opportunities.

Qualified candidates will be considered for employment if they are at least 18 years od, have a high-school diploma and have brought proof of Evanston residency in ZIP codes 60201 or 60202 (driver’s license, state ID or mail received at place of residence within the past 60 days, such as utility bill, cable bill, etc.).

Candidates should bring and present a current resume and a valid photo ID (driver’s license or ID card issued by the State with a valid future expiration date). Other acceptable supplemental ID are a voter registration card, union card, flagger certification, or any form of formal construction training card. Union-affiliated workers must bring a copy of their union card and specific industry certifications.

Anyone wishing to RSVP or to receive additional information should contact Peter Kuhn at by July 17.