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Transitions: Feb. 9, 2018

Published: 01:46PM February 8th, 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.

WDVA Apprenticeship Workshop Tuesday-Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Hawk Transition Center, 11577 41st Division Drive, Room 214. For more information, call Jason Matheney at 253-477-4751.

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 Interview Strategies Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the the Hawk Transition Center, 11577 41st Division Drive, Room 216. Participants will craft answers to challenging interview questions, explain military experience in terms everyone can relate to. This class is a must for anyone expecting to interview in the coming months. This class is open to applicants for the Corporate Fellowship and C2C participants. To register, call 253-967-0319.

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 Feb. 21. For more information, call 206-205-3500.

Joint Base Lewis-McChord Military Spouse Hiring Event Feb. 21-22 at the American Lake Conference Center. Feb. 21: Networking Reception from 7 to 9 p.m. hosted by Hiring our Heroes. HOH, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is a nationwide initiative assisting veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses seeking to find meaningful employment opportunities. Feb. 22: Hiring Fair, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is generally first-come, first-served and does fill fast. There is no cost for employers or service organizations to register or attend. To register, visit

USO Employment Readiness Workshop Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Hawk Transition Center, 11577 41st Division Drive, Room 216. For more information, call Jason Matheney at 253-477-4751.

Work of Honor Corporate Networking Workshop Feb. 28 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center, 11577 41st Division Drive. Learn how to network. Connecting companies with veterans, military spouses and business professionals. For more information, call Jason Matheney at 253-477-4751.

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.


Department of Enterprise Services — Salary: $5,358 to $7,032 monthly. At the Department of Enterprise Services, Enterprise Technology Solutions division, is business driven, customer-focused organization that provides valued products and services to government and state residents. We want someone who has strong leadership skills, is an expert in network infrastructure and is well rounded when it comes to understanding applications and automation. Because we are a newly developed team, one of your initial priorities will be to identify and stabilize legacy systems, and secure high risk network infrastructure. For more information, visit


Washington State Department of Ecology — Salary: $90,000 to $120,000 annually. The Washington State Department of Ecology is currently looking to fill a director position for the Office of the Chehalis Basin. The position will be located in the Headquarters Building in Lacey. This is an exciting and challenging position. It’s an opportunity to become part of a dynamic executive leadership team that engages federal, state, local, tribal, citizen, elected official and environmental group interests to create innovative partnerships. For more information, visit