Chicago’s popular lakefront destination and its on-site partner establishments look to fill 900+ seasonal jobs in dining, retail, boats, hospitality, attractions and more
CHICAGO – Navy Pier, Chicago’s mission driven cultural district, is set to host its free, 3rd Annual Job Fair on Wednesday, March 21 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Crystal Garden. Nearly 20 businesses across the Pier will seek to fill more than 900 seasonal employment opportunities in restaurants, retail shops, boats, hospitality, popular Pier Park attractions – including the iconic Centennial Wheel – and more to accommodate the high volume of guests expected again this year.
Participating businesses include: Allied Universal Security, Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze, Aramark, Ben and Jerry’s, Big Bus Tours Chicago, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., DMK Burger Bar and Fish Bar, Entertainment Cruises, Giordano’s, Lalo’s, Making History Chicago, Margaritaville Chicago, McDonald’s, Navy Pier, Inc., Photogenic Inc., Richard H Driehaus Museum Store, Shoreline Sightseeing, Sweet Home Chicago, Tiny Tavern, Windy of Chicago LTD and more. Employers from each participating business will be on site to accept résumés and applications and speak with potential candidates.
While registration is free, interested individuals must register online in advance and present their free ticket upon arrival in order to access the event. A limited amount of tickets are available to job seekers on a first-come, first-served basis. Those who are unable to attend in person may apply online to certain available opportunities.
Navy Pier, which welcomed more than 9 million guests in 2017, is once again expected to draw high foot traffic this year as more renovated physical spaces come online, including the Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion and Peoples Energy Welcome Pavilion. The Pier will also continue to offer free, one-of-a kind arts and cultural programming designed to inspire, educate and connect communities across the city and globe.
For more information, visit www.navypier.org or download the free Navy Pier app for Android and iOS device users, now available in the App Store.
About Navy Pier
Located on Lake Michigan, Navy Pier is one of the top-attended nonprofit cultural destinations in the Midwest, stretching more than six city blocks and welcoming more than 9 million guests annually. Originally opened in 1916 as a shipping and recreation facility, this Chicago landmark showcases more than 50 acres of parks, restaurants, attractions, retail shops, sightseeing and dining cruise boats, exposition facilities and more. In 2018, Navy Pier continues to usher in its second century with a series of special events and programming, year-round rides on the Centennial Wheel and ongoing pier-wide redevelopment efforts as part of the Centennial Vision. Navy Pier, as a nonprofit organization, maintains and manages the 50-acre pier that is being redeveloped as a contemporary, environmentally responsible urban space. For more information, visit www.navypier.org or download the free Navy Pier app for Android and iOS device users, now available in the App Store.
Navy Pier Mission Statement
Navy Pier is the People’s Pier, Chicago’s lakefront treasure, welcoming all and offering dynamic and eclectic experiences through partnerships and programs that inspire discovery and wonder.