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Transitions, April 18

Information to help with life changes

Published: 01:40PM April 17th, 2014

JBLM ACAP and Wash NG career fair

Preparation for Career Day will be April 29 and include Maximizing LinkedIn, Career Search Optimization, Interview with corporate panels and recruiters and resume panel. Register at 253-967-3258/5599.

Career Day will be April 30. Register online at

CIA recruiters will be at the event doing interviews (see below).

CIA applications developers wanted

Salary: $44,500 - $105,000.* in Washington, DC metropolitan area.

The CIA has ongoing requirements for entry-level and experienced Computer Scientists, Software Engineers and Web Designers and Publishers. Working in one of several offices that directly support analysis, intelligence collection and other business areas, candidates will analyze, develop and deploy innovative information/software systems and capabilities to enhance the CIA’s capabilities to collect, produce and disseminate intelligence. Unique state-of-the-art solutions will be created to reduce information overload through innovative information exploitation, enhance intelligence production capabilities, expand internal and external collaboration services and evolve an expansive intelligence knowledge base.

In these positions, candidates will directly participate in team environments and via structured development lifecycles, analyze and define local and/or enterprise information system requirements, perform system/application design, develop capability prototypes, and develop and implement operational information systems. These positions also offer opportunities for hands-on research and exploration of leading-edge commercial technologies through application/integration of technology in delivering IT solutions.

*Employees within the organization have opportunities for additional salary advancement to the senior level.

Minimum qualifications include the following: a BS/BA in computer science, computer engineering, information systems, initiative, creativity, integrity, technical excellence and strong interpersonal and communications skills. A GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is also required.

The CIA is also looking for engineer-developmental professionals. customer service-IT, field engineers, IT project managers and network developmental professionals.

AFCS Employment Readiness Program

Call 253-967-3538 or 253-982-2695 to register for classes or for more information.

Save the date: May 14, 3-6 p.m., McChord Club for the JBLM Spouse & Teen Job Fair.

Become an FBI Electronic Tech

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is currently seeking Electronics Technician positions throughout the United States. Interested individuals should, at a minimum, have either received an associate degree within the last six months or plan to graduate in the near future. Qualified candidates should email a resume to

Health care might be your profession

Air Force, Army, Navy and Coast Guard members who plan to reside in Washington state after transition should apply for their health profession credentials by visiting the Washington Department of Health website: Whether still on active duty and in the process of transitioning, a veteran, Guard, or Reserve, if you hold a professional license, certification or registration out-of-state, or at the national level, visit the DOH website and ensure you meet Washington state-specific credentialing requirements. Military personnel interested in health care occupations who want more information should click on the desired occupation for program-specific contact information and a link to the program rules, or call the Customer Service Center at 360-236-4700.

Starbucks career and resource day

Learn about Starbucks job opportunities by talking to Starbucks employees April 26 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m in Tacoma. Take part in mock interviews, write your resume and taste coffees. The career day will be at the Goodwill Reach Center on the first floor at 714 South 27th St., Tacoma. Preregister for a free cup of coffee. Call Bulan Scheel, 53-573-6789 or email

Join the Veterans Posse Program

Attend a top tier college in a cohort of your peers with full tuition guaranteed, starting fall 2014. The Veterans Posse Program looks to identify and support U.S. veterans interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Vassar College and Wesleyan University. Veterans should be leaders in their jobs and/or families, have served at least 90 consecutive days of active duty since 9/11, 2001, receive an honorable discharge by July 1, and be available for a pre-collegiate training program in New York, summer 2014. For information, call 212-405-1691 or email