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Transitions: Oct. 6, 2017

Published: 03:47PM October 12th, 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.

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 set for Monday. Email, or call 253-552-2547.

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.

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

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 Oct. 18. For more information, call 206-205-3500.

Operation Good Jobs Veteran Networking and Hiring Event Oct. 18 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. Attendees are introduced to multi-state employers, ability to network with government and private sector employees and on-the-spot resume and LinkedIn reviews. For more information, visit

Recruit Military Job Fair Oct. 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at American Lake Conference Center. This event targets transitioning service members, spouses, family members and veterans. This is an opportunity for job seekers to meet face to face with companies looking to hire for different markets including: law enforcement, healthcare, finance, educational institutions, federal/contract positions, transportation, logistics and more. This event is free. To preregister, visit: or

Boots to Business This is a three-day workshop covering 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.


Tacoma Community College HR — Salary: DOQ. Tacoma Community College is pleased to invite applications for custodial supervisor. The supervisor will supervise, train, mentor, assign, instruct and check the work of employees performing custodial and custodial maintenance duties. This position interviews and recommends selection of applicants, conducts training, acts upon leave requests, conducts annual performance evaluations and recommends disciplinary action and performs custodial duties in support of campus operations. The custodial supervisor position requires knowledge of recycling, solid safety practices and equipment use and will report to the custodial manager. For more information, visit


Global Diving and Salvage — Salary: DOQ. Global Diving and Salvage, Inc. is the largest diving contractor on the west coast, a leading provider of marine construction and infrastructure support services in the U.S., and an internationally recognized casualty responder. Employees are an integral asset to ensuring our success and as such our staff is required to meet the highest expectations. We take pride in our renowned safety standards and require Global employees to utilize safe work practices at all times. We count on our employees to perform in fast paced environments while still satisfying customer needs and maintaining effective working relationships. The ability to proactively identify issues and offer innovative solutions is also highly praised. Additionally, we expect our workers be able to effectively function under pressure in order to achieve required deadlines. For more information, visit