Job fair held in North Chicago for military

September 1, 2011 (NORTH CHICAGO, Ill.)

More than 40 potential employers are taking part.

On Wednesday night in Chicago, a job fair let veterans and others know about well paying jobs doing highway maintenance.

The people holding those positions work for the Illinois Department for Transportation operating salt spreaders and heavy equipment. Veterans are given hiring preference.

The state hosted this event at the Urban League.

Copyright © 2021 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.