Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
7016 West Grandridge Boulevard
Kennewick, WA 99336
United States

I am hosting my 5th Annual Job Fair in Tri-Cities on June 15th! 

If you are seeking employment or looking for a change in career, I invite you to join me at the Three Rivers Convention Center from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. I am bringing together job creators from all over the region who are looking for qualified employees. The Tri-Cities is one of the state's fastest growing economies, and there are many jobs opportunities waiting to be filled. Applicants should come prepared with resumes and/or interview materials. 

Date: June 15, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Three Rivers Convention Center, 7016 West Grandridge Boulevard, Kennewick, WA 99336

Constituents who wish to attend are encouraged to pre-register for the event. This will speed up check in on the day of the Job Fair. If you are an employer who would like to participate, please contact Vicki Holleman-Perez in my Yakima office at (509) 452-3243. 

See below for an updated list of employers and job opportunities:.

Courier: Small package delivery and pickup. 21 years of age with good driving history of at least the three previous years. Customer contact position.  Able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance.

U.S. Army – Kennewick Army Recruiting Center:
162+ different jobs.  Action, Adventure, Skilled trade skills, Medical Technicians, Law Enforcement, Cyber Security/Communications.  Must be at least 17 years old and a permanent resident/citizen.

U.S. Census Bureau:
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. We are hiring for a variety of temporary jobs, including supervisory and office staff. No resume, cover letter, or experience required. Positions include: Enumerators (Census Takers) - some field positions require employees locate addresses on buildings; other positions require interviewing the public Census Field Supervisors - Conduct fieldwork to support and conduct on-the-job training for census takers and/or follow-up in situations where census takers have confronted issues, such as not gaining entry to restricted areas. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number, and must be a U.S. citizen. The United States Census Bureau is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Walla Walla Veterans Administration:
Veteran Resources and Eligibility.

The Entrepreneur’s Source:
I am an alternative career coach that helps people going through career transition look into business ownership opportunities. I have helped constituents open a Maui Wowi Hawaiian Smoothie and Coffee Franchise, a Surface Experts Franchise this next month, and a Stop Restoration franchise in the Tri-Cities this next month after meeting with me at the Job Fair sponsored by Congressman Newhouse. 
I am also an area developer for The Entrepreneur's Source and am looking for a coach for the Tri-Cities area to join my practice.

Kennewick Police Department:
5 openings for police officer - GED or equivalent, clean background history.
4 openings for police cadet - 18-22 years old, clean background, GED or equivalent and must attend college (reimbursable).
1 opening for police support specialist - 18+ years old, GED or equivalent, heavy focus on office/clerical duties

Edgewater Technical Associates:
Dept. of Energy Projects at Hanford Reservation.  Areas of technical support include Engineering, Health & Safety, Work Control, Conduct of Operations, Training, Project Controls, Radiological Controls, Nuclear Safety, Fire Protection, Document Control, and other general functions in technical, professional and administrative roles. Projects focus on construction, operations, maintenance & upgrades, deactivation & decommissioning (D&D), waste management and environmental remediation.

Yakima Police Department:
We are hiring for Entry Level Police Officers. Applicants must be 21 years of age, or older, and must be a lawful permanent resident or US Citizen. For more information on job requirements, please visit our recruiting website at:

Looking for part time drivers, sales positions and management positions.

Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) of Washington:
We have the National Farmworkers Jobs Program.  The grant mandates that we utilize those funds to help those who qualify by providing short-term certification and continuing education.  In addition, we provide soft-skill development (resume, mock interviews, job referrals, etc..) and job readiness training to empower individuals to find more suitable employment.

RC Engineering & Construction Management:
We provide technical and professional staffing support to the Department of Energy and their prime contractors.  Typical positions include engineers, designers, safety specialists, industrial hygienists, software engineers, cost estimators, project controls, project managers, and construction managers.

Tyson Foods:
Entry level department – meat processor, rendering, materials handling, hides.  Experience required Mechanic and Refrigeration.

Pasco Police:
Testing and Maintaining and eligibility List. for more information

Rent A Center:
Store manager; manage rental accounts and meet company account management goals and expectations.  Positively impact customer growth and revenue through sales activities, account management and providing total customer satisfaction.

NW Laborers Local #348:
Traffic control supervisors, Hod carriers, pipe layers, grade checkers, CDL-A, asphalt rakers, foremen and certified asbestos workers.

Bureau of Reclamation:
Armed Federal Security Officer, must attend a two-month academy.  Military Combat Arms, Law Enforcement or Armed Security Experience.  Must be physically fit and be able to pass fitness test.  Pre-employment and annually.  Must pass weapons qualifications; hand gun and rifle annually.

Event workers, skilled labor, framers, carpenters, concrete workers.

Mission Support Alliance:
MSA offers a variety of job opportunities such as auditors, contract specialist, cyber security, electricians, engineers, IT, project control specialist, project managers, fire fighters, safety and security professionals, scientists, truck drivers, training specialist, lineman, instrument techs and more.

Hanford Future Workforce Committee:
Variety of job opportunities for the 3 prime contractors to the department of energy.

Washington River Protection Solutions

Framatome Inc:
Engineering, technicians, internships (Engineering/Supply Chain)

Seasonal call center agent – no experience necessary, high school diploma/GED and ability to pass a background check. 
Team Manager – 2 years leadership experience. 
Human Resource Manager – 6 years HR experience with Leadership.

We provide job seekers with assistance in creating resumes & cover letters, preparing for interviews, navigating the internet, computer training, and much more.

American Red Cross:
We will be educating our community about Red Cross, volunteer opportunities and job opportunities.

Perry Technical Institute:
Private, non-profit technical school offering 13 different programs to successful careers.

HPM Corporation:
Radiologic technologist – perform technical procedures to apply prescribed radiation for diagnostic imaging purposes. 
Sr. Procurement Mgr – Manage procurement functions.  Responsible for procurement of services supplies, materials, parts & equipment in accordance with AAR requirements.

Hanford VIT Plant:
Field Engineering, multiple disciplines (Electrical, Mechanical, etc.)  BS degree and/or related experience (number of years prior experience dependent on specific role)
Plant engineers – multiple disciplines BS degree in Engineering required, all levels of experience. 
Maintenance Planning – HS diploma and 6 to 8 years of planning experience, mechanical, electrical/I&C

Washington State Department of Transportation:
South Central Region: Heavy Equipment Mechanic - 2 positions. We are looking for skilled mechanics with a Commercial Drivers License.
North Central Region: Transportation Engineer 2 (In-Training). Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field (or an expected graduation date within 6 months) or Certification as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT)
North Central Region: Transportation Planning Specialist 3 (In-Training). Bachelors degree involving major study in transportation, land use planning, economics, public safety, or related field of study. The full details of the postings can be located on

CH2M Hill:
Opportunities include various engineering disciplines, scientists, business, various trades.

WorkSource is a partnership of state and local government agencies, colleges, and non-profit organizations that offer employment and training services to job seekers and businesses. Our services are also available online. Our website features thousands of job openings a variety of career resources, and a wide array of services for employers, including recruitment assistance and much more. These resources available are at no cost to our customers. We will provide resume critique during the Job Fair and coaching on "how to make a job fair work for you."

Manufacturing Operator 2 - Entry level manufacturing position. Qualifications: HSD or GED. 18 years or older. Able to work off shifts (Swing or Grave).
Planning Coordinator - Supports the operation department by working with the team to plan out the material flow for the year. Qualifications: 2- 4 years in a Planning or Production control in a manufacturing environment. HSD or GED.
Tooling Supervisor - Lead a tooling department to fabricate tooling for the pilger milling machines. Qualifications: 5 years’ experience in a Manufacturing environment. 3 years supervisory experience. Associates or Technical degree.

Yakima County Sheriff’s Office:
The Yakima County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking and or establishing a list for entry level and lateral Deputy Sheriff. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED, be able to pass a physical agility test and pass a background check.

Joint Service Support - Family Assistance Center in Pasco/Yakima:
Washington state family assistance specialists provide assistance for service members, veterans and their families child and youth related, community outreach/partnerships, counselor support, mobilization support education support for service members, spouse employment, id cards/DEERS program and referral legal assistance, military benefits, household issues, ESGR, TRICARE info, natural disaster support

Kenworth Sales Company:
Apprentice service technicians who will learn and perform repairs on class 8 commercial vehicles.  High school diploma, trade school or experience as technician’s helper or apprentice in truck shop, manual dexterity, good judgement, driver’s license with good record, ability to operate power and hand tools and other equipment safely.

US Navy: 
Aviation, electronics, IT, mechanical/electrical engineering, admin, culinary, nuclear propulsion, police, fire fighting.  Qualifications – GED minimum, HS and college preferred.  Good health history (waivers allowed), minimal police record.  Must be citizen or I-551 holder.

Benton Franklin Head Start:
Lead Teacher, associate degree in early childhood education or related field with 30 credit hours in ECE and experience teaching preschool. 
Support teacher, Preschool Child Development Certificate or High School Diploma and commit to obtaining the CDA within 2 years of hire and experience with preschool age children. 
Head Cook – HSD and 1-year experience working in a commercial kitchen environment. 
Site supervisor administrative assistant, associate degree in early childhood education or related field with 30 college credit hours in ECE with experience teaching preschool and 2 years of professional experience in administration.

United States Marine Corps, Recruiting Sub-Station Kennewick:
There are over 350 career opportunities available in the Marines and the Marine Corps Reserve. From technical trades such as diesel and aviation mechanic, electrician, engineer, to the latest in high tech industry including cyber defense and information technologies. Must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, of good health, and of high moral character. Experience not required. Nearly all training and experience gained in the Marines is transferable to college credits and/or certification.

United States Department of Energy:
Various engineering and scientific positions in waste management, nuclear safety, environmental remediation/compliance, facility operations and project management.  The positions require college degrees and experience in their related fields.  Various professions in accounting, budget, contracting, finance, cost analyst, and estimating.  These positions require a combination of experience and education in their respective fields.

ABV Pests, Windows & More: 
Window cleaning technician, performs window cleaning, pressure washing, gutter cleaning and snow removal on commercial and residential properties.  No experience necessary, will train.  Must have valid drivers license. 
Pest Control Technician performs full service pest control on commercial and residential properties.  Someone with a current WA state Pest control license preferred but willing to train and help right candidate get licensed.  Must have valid driver’s license.

Washington Army National Guard: 
Part time positions with paid training, education benefits, opportunity for travel and possibility of sign on bonus. 
Infantryman, engineer, canon crewmember, cavalry scout, human intel collector, linguist, truck driver, petroleum specialist.  Ability to pass the ASVAB within height/weight standards, clear criminal history and medical background checks.