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Transitions: Jan. 5, 2018

Published: 01:21PM January 4th, 2018

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 11:30 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

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. Next meeting is Jan. 17. For more information, call 206-205-3500.

Recruit Military Job Fair Jan. 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at American Lake Conference Center. This event targets transitioning service members, spouses, family members and veterans seeking to meet face to face with companies looking to hire for a multitude of different markets including: law enforcement, healthcare, finance, educational institutions, federal/contract positions, transportation, logistics and more. This event is free. To preregister visit: or

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.

Military to Manufacturing Career Pathways Program is a manufacturing industry-driven program sponsored by the Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound. M2M is a two-day workshop focusing on entry-level, semi-skilled, skilled and leadership positions in the manufacturing industry. Emphasis is placed on helping military personnel understand advanced manufacturing and the skills translation from military to manufacturing positions. CAMPS works through the process that results in job placement. For more information, email Stacie Buchanan at or Marcus Warren at

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


Global Diving and Salvage — Salary: DOQ. Responders shall be highly motivated, reliable and flexible personnel to participate in the oil spill response labor pool and be part of the global team. This is a great opportunity for people working part of the year who are interested in filling their time off with an occasional call out to a spill response or other marine response projects. In addition, Global offers opportunities to receive paid training onboard spill response vessels. Global will not ask you to miss work at your regular employer. This is not a full-time, part-time or guaranteed position; it is on an as needed basis. All responders are required to live within five hours of Port Angeles or Tacoma. For more information, visit


Washington State Department of Ecology — Salary: $49,020 to $64,296 annually. The Air Quality Program is looking to fill an air operating permit management specialist position located in the Eastern Regional Office in Spokane. The position serves as the senior/lead Air Operating Permit and Title 5 regulatory expert for the Eastern Regional Office AQP Section with responsibility for evaluating the air emissions for the region’s largest and most complex industrial and commercial pollutant sources and determining the permit limitations and state and federal requirements necessary to protect and preserve air resources and public health and welfare while supporting economic vitality. For more information, visit