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Transitions: Dec. 1, 2017

Published: 02:38PM November 30th, 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.

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

C2C Walk-In Resumes Lab Thursday from 1:45 to 3 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center. Open to all JBLM job seekers; no registration required. Walk in and receive assistance from the C2C business team. Bring your resume and update it to match the your industry. For more information, call 253-477-4764.

C2C Federal Job Seekers Workshop & Resume Lab Thursday from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hawk Transition Center. Learn the process of seeking and competing for Federal employment. Featured guest instructor is a veteran HR specialist. Additional time will be available after class for questions and lab work. LinkedIn Interactive will take place from 1 to 3:30 p.m. to build your profile. Connect with employers, develop a robust professional network and identify potential new career pathways.

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 set for Dec. 11. Email, or call 253-552-2547.

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.

Onward to Opportunity The NW Edge is a six-week program facilitated by different partnering agencies providing specialized transition workshops covering: speaking civilian, social media-LinkedIn, WA state economic demographics, resume tailoring, interviews, WA state opportunities, and a NW Edge social with employers. For more information, email Ben Dufay at


Washington State Department of Ecology — Salary: $49,020 to $64,296 annually. The Shorelands and Environmental Assistance program is looking to hire a permit specialist located in the Northwest Regional Office in Bellevue, Wash. The Shorelands/Wetland permit specialist position serves as a senior section environmental specialist with responsibility for implementation of the Shoreline Management Act of 1971 and its rules and state adopted Shoreline Master Programs. Responsibilities include negotiating technical and legal details on major shoreline and wetland proposals with local, state and federal entities on project actions that may have inter-related environmental impacts. For more information, visit


Dunkin and Bush — Salary: DOQ. This is an opportunity for an entry-level mechanic. Dunkin and Bush is an industry leader in providing specialized industrial services to many Fortune 500 companies. The shop facility located in Redmond, Wash., supports numerous industrial projects, which includes supplying and maintaining very unique and highly specialized equipment to project teams. Seeking a hard-working, dependable and serious individual with an honest interest in learning the equipment support side of the business. Being anxious to learn and looking to build a career is very important. Reliability, punctuality and reliable transportation are must-haves. For more information, visit