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Transitions: Jan. 26, 2018

Published: 02:15PM January 25th, 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.

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.

Apply to work for CYS at JBLM NAF Human Resources Office is hosting Child and Youth Services Recruitment Fairs Tuesday at Eagles Pride Golf Course to recruit for the position of Child and Youth program assistant for child development centers, school-age care and before-and-after-school care and camps. Full-time, part-time and flex positions are available. From 8 to 10 a.m., CPAC receives applications and resumes. From 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., CYS facility managers conduct initial interviews. NAF HR may extend tentative job offers. Interested applicants should bring their Social Security card, birth certificate and/or passport and phone numbers for four references and submit two copies of paper applications at the event. Download DA Form 3433 from on the community update page. Applicants must be age 18 or older, able to lift 40 pounds, possess a high school diploma, able to communicate — verbal and written — in English and favorable completion of pre-employment and background checks. Hourly rates of pay are based on qualifications: entry $12.40, skill $13.53 and target $15.42.

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

Skills and Abilities Workshop Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Hawk Transition Center 11577 41st Division Drive. You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities to be meaningful to employers. You will also learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial — a brief, high impact presentation to potential employers. For more information contact 253-967-3258.

Interviewing Techniques Thursday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center, 11577 41st Division Drive. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips for answering difficult questions in a supportive, realistic environment. For more information, call 253-967-3258.

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.

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


Calmax Technology Inc. — Salary: DOQ. Calmax Technology Inc. is based in Santa Clara, Calif., with locations in Tualatin, Ore. Since 1987, Calmax has been a leader in precision machine components and electro mechanical assembly. Expertise includes engineering, precision machines components and clean room assembly. Recruiting for a lead CNC machinist for the second. Calmax Technology provides a competitive benefit package that includes, medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401K with a company match. For more information, visit


Washington State Department of Ecology — Salary: $58,284 to $76,464 annually. The specialized Environmental Systems Support Unit within the Information Technology Services Office in Lacey is currently looking to fill a developer IT specialist 4 position. Environmental Systems Support is a cross-functional team of 14 professionals who are dedicated to providing advanced software applications to support the agency’s scientists, engineers, inspectors and policy makers. Organization works close with internal and external customers to rapidly respond to their business needs to ensure solutions provided effectively contribute to Ecology achieving its mission. For more information, visit