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Transitions: March 23, 2018

Published: 02:49PM March 29th, 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.

What’s My Next Move? Second Monday of the month from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. at Work Source Pierce. Email, or call 253-552-2547.

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

Hire G.I. Job Fair Wednesday 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 Wednesday-Thursday 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.

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 Veterans Service Orientation Briefings First and third Wednesdays of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. at 500 SW Seventh St., Renton. For more information, call 206-205-3500.

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. 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.

C2C presents Cleared Candidate IT Recruitment Event Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hawk Transition Center’s auditorium, located at 11577 41st Division Drive. Meet with recruiters from Amazon Web Services and POWTEC Solutions for opportunities in IT for secret and top secret clearance holders. Preregistration is encouraged but not required: For more information, email

USO presents FBI Jobs Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club-Lakewood, located at 10402 Kline St. SW, Lakewood. Active duty, spouses, transitioning service members and veterans are welcome. Come and hear about FBI experiences and careers. Learn how you can be part of the FBI team as a special agent, intelligence analyst and other positions. For more information, visit

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.

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 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 Ben Dufay at


Washington State Department of Ecology — Salary: $58,284 to $76,464 annually. The Air Quality program’s IT and Telemetry Unit in the technical services section in Lacey is looking for a senior-level application software developer/programmer. In order to broaden the candidate pool, this recruitment is open at the in-training level for job seekers that qualify at the information technology specialist 3 level. The IT and Telemetry Unit encourages fully-qualified information technology specialist 4 with the latest technology skills to apply. For more information, visit


Aero Controls, Inc. — Salary: DOQ. The senior accounting manager is responsible for managing the accounting department and producing company financial statements. This includes supervising the accounting team of four accounts payable and receivable personnel engaged in general or specialized accounting functions ensuring that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. Employee works collaboratively with other team members in the timely production of financial statements, budgets and reports for internal and external stakeholders. This position reports to the chief financial officer. For more information, visit