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Transitions: March 2, 2018

Published: 03:19PM March 1st, 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.

WorkSource Veterans Service Orientation Briefings 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

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 March 12. 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 Three-day workshop covers 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 is a field trip. Classes are at Hawk Transition Center. For more information, call 253-967-3258.

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. 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 Ben Dufay at


Washington State Department of Ecology — Salary: $56,844.00 - $74,604.00 annually. The Administrative Services Division within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill an agency public records officer position. This position is located in the headquarters office in Lacey. The employee oversees the agency’s compliance with the Public Records Act. This position researches and analyzes PRA legal requirements to develop and refine agency policies and procedures to improve compliance and efficiency. For more information, visit


VETRANS — Salary: $1,000 per week minimum guaranteed. VETRANS is looking for regional flatbed drivers with CDL Class A. Regional drivers work Monday-Friday and are typically home two or three nights during week. We require clean motor vehicle record, two years tractor/trailer experience (flatbed preferred), and doubles/triples endorsement are desirable. The focus is on safety, customer service and profitable runs. For more information, visit


Cannon Construction — Salary: DOQ. Cannon Companies is hiring team members with a telecommunications cabling background. Positions will remain open until filled. Cannon Companies provides copper and fiber inside/outside plant data networks for corporations and government agencies around the world. Cannon is a proven leader in the industry because of its commitment to safety, quality, integrity and teamwork. Cannon is located at 406 Porter Way in Milton, Wash. For more information, visit or email