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Transitions: March 30, 2018

Published: 04:52PM 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 vetservicesinfo@goodwillwa.org 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. 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 kmyers@esd.wa.gov, or call 253-552-2547.

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 shenathan.d.burton2.civ@mail.mil and mitchel.s.watson.civ@mail.mil.

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 mmp@pcls.us. 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.

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 backtowork@workforce-central.org.

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: camo2commerce.com/heroes or email rob@pacmtn.org.

Spotlight Events and Employer Hiring Check for employer spotlight events on social media at facebook.com/jblmunlimited for more information. Sign up at sfl-tap.army.mil 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 stacie.buchanan@camps-us.com or Marcus Warren at marcus.warren@camps-us.com.

DEPUTY SHERIFF IN MONTESANO

Gray’s Harbor County Civil Service Commission — Salary: $4,562 per month plus benefits. Serving in Grays Harbor County, deputies must demonstrate professional, ethical standards during routine patrol, traffic enforcement, collision investigation, criminal investigation, report writing, public relations. Will attend and graduate Basic LE Academy and annual training. For more information about the job, visit co.grays-harbor.wa.us.

PERMIT WRITER/MANAGER POSITION IN SPOKANE

Washington State Department of Ecology — Salary: $42,264 to $55,476 annually. The Water Resources program is currently looking to fill a permit writer/manager Quincy ground water management subarea environmental specialist three position in the eastern regional office in Spokane. Employee serves as a staff permit writer with a customer service focus. For more information about the position, visit tinyurl.com/y7qeldoe.

ENTRY/LATERAL POLICE OFFICER IN CLYDE HILL

Clyde Hill Police Department — Salary: $5,284 to $6,704 monthly. The City of Clyde Hill, Wash., currently has a position open for an entry/lateral police officer. Qualifications include minimum age 21, high school graduate, current Washington State driver’s license, U.S. citizen and no felony or domestic violence-related convictions. Lateral applicants must be Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission 720 certified, with two years’ experience. For more information about the job, email cori@clydehill.org.