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Transitions: Nov. 10, 2017

Published: 02:39PM November 9th, 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.

Lowes Veteran and Spouse Hiring Event Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center, 11577 41st Division Drive on Lewis North. Come prepared to meet a Lowe’s Hiring Manager on the day of the event. Various shifts available; bilingual encouraged to apply. Bring your resume. For more information, call 360-477-4751.

Boeing Manufacturing Application Event Wednesday, two sessions: 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center, North Fort Lewis ( 11577 41st Division Dr). Bring your resume and meet our recruiting team! Boeing is actively seeking application for open positions in non-management manufacturing fields with skills in construction, automotive mechanic/collision, electrical, precision and etc. For more information, contact Jason Matheney at 253-477-4751.

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. Next meeting is Wednesday. For more information, call 206-205-3500.

Brown Bag Mini Job Fair Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Hawk Transition Center Lobby. Walk-ins are welcome. Employer registration is now required by emailing and

Hire GIJob Fair Thursday 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 your opportunity to interview face-to-face with more than 20 companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic candidates. Upload your resume to:

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

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.

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. Classes are located at Hawk Transition Center. For more information, call 253-967-3258.


Washington State Department of Ecology — Salary: $56,844 to $74,604 annually. The Air Quality Program is looking to fill an air quality senior policy analyst position located in the headquarters building in Lacey. This position serves as the senior policy analyst for the Air Quality Program and supports the agency and AQP mission by identifying and researching complex new policy initiatives, such as emerging federal and state policies, as well as identifying significant new directions for existing policies or statutes to improve air quality and protect public health and the environment. This position coordinates and serves as a liaison with other local, state, and federal agencies, Tribes, regulated community, environmental groups and the general public to further policies to improve and protect air quality. For more information, email


WSECU — Salary: $18.55 to $27.83 per hour, DOQ, plus benefits package. Member consultants at WSECU are the heart and soul of WSECU. Every day, employees dig deep to listen to what members need and go out of your way to make banking not only easy, but downright pleasant. You’re the go-to, one-stop shop for our members. Knowledgeable, empathetic and eager to help, you know your members by name and they know you. WSECU is a Co-Op with an all-volunteer board. We are truly accountable to our members, but we couldn’t do it without you. For more information about the job, visit