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Transitions: June 15, 2018

Published: 01:57PM June 14th, 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.

Apprenti Monthly Orientation Wednesday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Hawk Transition Center’s auditorium, 11577 41st Division Drive. Interested in a career in Information Technology? Join us for monthly orientations at the Hawk Transition Center to learn more about the first IT apprenticeship — Apprenti. Apprenti places service members into companies such as Amazon, F5, Microsoft, and others and provides training in database administration, project manager, network security administration, software developer and more. For more information, email

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.

SFL-TAP Interview Techniques/Salary Negotiations Training Thursday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hawk Transition Center in Room 217. Learn power posture negotiating techniques, negotiation prep, how to determine worth, what is in a job offer and what to do with multiple offers. For more information, call 253-967-3258.

C2C Interview Strategies Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center in Room 214. Participants will craft answers to challenging interview questions, explain military experience in terms everyone can relate to and will review what not to say in an interview. 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. For more information, call 253-967-0319.

Apply to work for CYS JBLM NAF Human Resources Office is sponsoring a Child and Youth Services Recruitment Fair June 26 at Eagles Pride Golf Course. CYS is recruiting for the position of CYS program assistant with full-time, part-time and flex positions. From 8 to 10 a.m., CPAC receives applications and resumes. From 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., CYS facility managers conduct initial interviews. Interested applicants need to bring their social security card, birth certificate and/or passport, phone numbers for four references and submit two copies of paper applications at the event. Download DA Form 3433 from on the community update page. Applicants must be age 18 or older, able to lift 40 pounds, possess a high school diploma, able to communicate in English and favorable completion of pre-employment and background checks.

Earn money at home as a Family Child Care provider Become an FCC provider and make a difference in the lives of military children and their families. FCC providers earn up to $2,000 a month, may qualify for subsidies and receive free resources for their business. Learn about FCC June 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the FCC office. Children are not permitted at the orientation due to space/discussion topics. The FCC Office is located at 2013B Third St. at Pendleton Avenue. For more information, call 253-967-3039.

Spotlight Events and Employer Hiring Check for employer spotlight events on social media at Sign up at or with your SFL-TAP Center at 253-967-3258/5599.


Washington State Department of Ecology — Salary: $52,788 to $69,240 annually. The Water Resources program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a hydrogeologist position located in the Central Regional Office in Union Gap, Wash. This position is responsible for providing technical services such as data collection, field measurements, hydrogeologic data analysis and preparation of technical reports under the review of a licensed hydrogeologist. The Technical Unit is primarily responsible for investigation of the hydrogeology associated with the water right applications and providing evaluations and conclusions regarding water availability, water source delineation and the potential for impairment to other rights. For more information, visit


Port of Vancouver USA — Salary: DOQ. The Port of Vancouver USA is a multipurpose port authority located in Vancouver, Wash., along the banks of the Columbia River. The port has handled a variety of bulk and break bulk cargos since 1912. The port is a hub for more than 7 million tons of cargo moving from as far away as the Midwest to the Middle East, making its way on barges, rail, ships or trucks — all converging on port docks. For more information, visit