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Transitions: March 16, 2018

Published: 01:44PM March 15th, 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.

C2C Federal Job Seekers Workshop Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Hawk Transition Center in room 214. Learn the process of seeking and competing for federal employment and discuss the required steps through the entire hiring process. Featured guest instructor is a veteran human resources specialist. Additional time available after class for questions and lab work. For more information, visit

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 Hawk Transition Center’s 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

Get job training with Microsoft Military Program Staff from the Pierce County Public Library are at McChord and Grandstaff libraries the fourth Wednesday of each month at noon to explain the benefits of the Microsoft Military Program. Pierce County Library. Staff members are also available from 11 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. to answer individual questions. Once you enroll in this free program, you can take Microsoft certification tests for the office specialist and technical assistant certifications. Tests are free, and study materials are available. Next meeting is March 28. For more information, email Grandstaff and Book Patch libraries are at 2109 N. 10th Street on Pendleton Avenue at Lewis Main; 253-967-5889. McChord Library is at 851 Lincoln Blvd. at McChord Field; 253-982-3454.

Work of Honor Corporate Networking Workshop March 28 at 1 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center, located at 11577 41st Division Drive. For more information, visit

Hire G.I. Job Fair March 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Club at McChord Field and March 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at American Lake Conference Center. Interview face to face with more than 20 companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic candidates. Transitioning service members, veterans and family members are welcome. Upload your resume to

Lean 6 Sigma White Belt Workshops March 28-29 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center, Room 217, located at 11577 41st Division Drive. Gain a fundamental comprehension of the Lean Six Sigma outline involving process improvement, variability, process performance and the specific roles team members play. Attendees lend support as either a project leader or as a team member. For more information, call, 253-967-3258.

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.


Thurston County Public Defense Office — Salary: $3,480 to $4,629 monthly. Thurston County Public Defense Office’s Fiscal and Administrative Unit is offering an opportunity for a highly qualified and motivated employee interested in the position of accounting assistant II. This position provides a variety of technical, clerical, fiscal and general support services to both internal and external stakeholders. Application closes March 23 at 5 p.m. For more information, visit


U.S. Oil and Refining Co. — Salary: DOQ. The Supply and Marketing Department is seeking a marketing assistant. The successful candidate will become a member of a dynamic commercial team responsible for the management of all petroleum products. The environment is an open trading floor, providing for a fast paced and exciting opportunity. This is an entry-level position. Knowledge of the petroleum industry, while beneficial, is not a prerequisite. For more information, visit