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Transitions Ledger: July 7, 2017

Published: 02:30PM July 6th, 2017

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Operation GoodJobs! Fridays 2 p.m. Starbucks, 10314 S. Tacoma Way, Lakewood. For more information, email or call 253-573-6789.

Hawk Job Fair take place Mondays (except DONSAs and federal holidays) at Hawk Transition Center Auditorium at 11 a.m. Come out and speak to recruiters with employment opportunities. Walk-ins are welcome.

Career Skills Program Briefings take place Mondays at Hawk Transition Center Auditorium. Walk-ins are welcome. Noon: trades/skills/technology/business brief.

Amazon Web Services Cloud Support Associate Training Orientation takes place Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. at Hawk Transition Center. Course time is divided between instructor-led sessions, hands-on lab work and case studies. Learn how to install Linux OS and work at the command line, configure and troubleshoot networks and more. Class starts July 10 and lasts 16 weeks. For more information, contact Camo2Commerce at 253-967-0319 or email

WorkSource Veterans Service Orientation Briefings take place the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. at 500 SW Seventh St., Renton, Wash. Next meeting is Wednesday. For more information, call 206-205-3500.

Brown Bag Mini Job Fair Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hawk Transition Center Lobby. Walk-ins are welcome. Employer registration is now required by emailing and

Worksource Pierce Weekly Meetings Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m., the WorkSource Pierce Career Center hosts a meeting for job seekers unemployed for 27 weeks or longer, seeking assistance to re-enter the workforce. Location is 1305 Tacoma Ave. South, Tacoma. Fore more information, call 253-593-7300 or email

Camo2Commerce has orientations Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. at the Stone Education Center on Lewis Main for military leaders in mid-level management roles, ideally staff and senior noncommissioned officers and junior to mid-grade officers in transition. Camo2Commerce has created the Heroes Corporate Fellowship Academy can help you land a job in a position commensurate with knowledge, skills, abilities and experience. For more information, visit: or email

What’s My Next Move? Second Monday of the month from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. at Work Source Pierce. Next meeting is July 10. Email or call 253-552-2547.

Operation GoodJobs Veteran Networking and Hiring Event July 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Lake Conference Center, sponsored by Goodwill’s Military and Veteran Services and its Operation GoodJobs program. The event allows transitioning military, veterans and spouses the opportunity to meet with human resources and recruiters who are looking to hire. Attendees are introduced to multi-state employers, have the ability to network with government and private sector employees and receive on-the-spot resume and LinkedIn reviews. For more information, visit

Stand With Those Who Serve and Joint Base Lewis-McChord July 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Memorial Stadium. This is a public safety appreciation event and public safety career fair open to all public safety personnel, service members and their families. Agencies are encouraged to bring demos and displays. Kids’ events, food, refreshments, entertainment, demos and displays will on site. Sponsors and businesses should register at Agencies, transition assistance and nonprofits should visit For base access, visit

RecruitMilitary Job Fair July 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at American Lake Conference Center. This event targets transitioning service members, spouses, family members and veterans. Meet face to face with companies looking to hire for a multitude of different markets including: law enforcement, healthcare, finance, education, federal/contract positions, transportation, logistics and more. This event is free for those attending. To preregister, visit:

Military Talent/Job Opportunities (MOJO) June 29-30 at Seattle Sheraton. Day one starts at 9 a.m. for registration and refreshments. Enjoy roundtables, seminars and workshops about different employment sectors. At 6:30 p.m., candidates are able to meet with corporate recruiters in a relaxed setting for a Networking Cocktail Reception. Day two is a career Fair from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To register, visit

Hire GIJob Fair Aug. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at American Lake Conference Center. Hire G.I. is a national career service company specializing in veteran career fairs, with many years of experience in connecting veteran job seekers with industry leading companies that are currently hiring. This is an opportunity to interview face to face with more than 20 industry-leading companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic candidates.‪ Upload your resume to

Boots to Business This is a three-day workshop covering topics related to how to start a business. Gain tools and knowledge needed to identify a business opportunity, draft a plan and launch an enterprise. Day three will consist of a field trip. To register or for more information, call 253-967-5599 or 253-967-3258.

Spotlight Events and Employer Hiring Check for employer spotlight events on social media at for more information. Sign up at or with your SFL-TAP Center at 253-967-3258/5599.


Washington State Department of Ecology — Salary: $67,977 to $85,561 annually. Has your career focused on protecting, preserving and enhancing the environment? Are you interested in joining a team working to protect Washington’s waters? Our Water Quality Program is looking to hire a Technical Unit Supervisor (WMS Band 1). The position is located at our Central Region Office in Union Gap, Wash. We are looking for applicants who possess strong interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, are creative problem solvers, and have proven project management and organizational skills. This is a rewarding opportunity providing assistance to rural communities throughout Central Washington where we enjoy 300+ days of sunshine. For more information, visit


WSECU — Salary: DOQ. This position is located in the Olympia Corporate Office. Employee will perform all consumer lending, opening new accounts and providing troubleshooting guidance when necessary; meet sales and service goals; contributes to team success in a cooperative work environment; exemplify our brand promise of making members’ lives easier; develop strong member relationships; provide a diverse selection of products and services to meet our members’ needs and demonstrate passion for delivering top-notch service. For more information, visit