Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 10:00am
7016 West Grandridge Boulevard
Kennewick, WA 99336
United States

Due to the pandemic, in-person attendance will be closely monitored to ensure social distancing and other safety procedures are in place. Sanitizing stations and masks will also be available for participants. Please pre-register to help us maintain social distancing procedures.

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. Applicants should come prepared with resumes and/or interview materials.

This event is free and open to all Central Washington job seekers and their families. Constituents who wish to attend are encouraged to pre-register for the event here. Pre-registration is not required, but it will speed up check in on the day of the Job Fair.

If you are an employer interested in participating, please contact Vicki Holleman-Perez in my Yakima office at (509) 452-3243. 

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

AltoAdvance LLC:
Provides resume, LinkedIn, and interview coaching to mostly clients on LinkedIn. AltoAdvance LLC will be proving FREE resume tips and advice during the Job Fair. 

American Rock Products, a CRH Company:
Mechanics (Mechanical experience on construction equipment/CMV’s preferred), CDL Drivers (Class A CDL required), Quality Control

AutoZone Distribution Center:
Warehouse order fillers, Forklift drivers, Commercial semi-truck drivers

Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), one of the prime contractors for DOE’s Office of River Protection at Hanford, is charged with the design, construction, and start up of the Waste Treatment Plant at the Site.  This mammoth construction project is the largest of its kind in the world. 

Bureau of Reclamation, Security Response Force:
Armed Security Guards - Prior combat Arms/Military/Prior Law Enforcement/ Security/Corrections Officer/Prison Guard

Central Plateau Cleanup Company:
Co-Op Engineer, Engineering Technician, Characterization Coordinator, Critical Safety Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer Nuclear Safety Engineer, Project Controls Associate, Project Controls Specialist, Accounts Payable Manager, Central Engineering Programs Manager Facilities, Property and Materials Manager, Project Integration Manager, Radiation Protection Manager, and Subcontractor Technical Representative
We have many different open positions and the minimum qualifications for each position vary. To see the qualifications for each opening, click here.

Cliff Thorn Construction:
Hiring for residential project manager with previous experience and the ability to read blueprints plus excellent time management and organizational skills.  Hiring multiple experienced carpenters.  Hiring for an experienced superintendent who can run multiple commercial construction projects at once.

Columbia Basin College:
Educational opportunities for individuals seeking to gain skills to enter the workforce in 100+ program areas.

Community Health Plan of Washington:
Health insurance information

Edgewater Technical Associates:
Multi-discipline Engineering including CSE, HVAC, I&C, Electrical Nuclear Safety, Critical Safety, Fire Protection, Designer/Drafters, Administrative Support, Project Management, Software Engineers, Industrial Hygiene, Technical Writing, Procedures Development

FedEx Express:
Delivery Driver (21 years of age, licensed to drive for at least 3 years)

All engineering disciplines – 4-year degree/advanced degree.  Technicians – high school diploma.

Hanford Mission Integrated Solutions (HMIS):
As the Hanford site integrator, Hanford Mission Integration Solutions (HMIS) has multiple and diverse opportunities in technical and non-technical disciplines. Our company prides itself on the growth of each individual. * The company has an immediate need for Accountants and Project Controls Specialists! Other career opportunities include, but are not limited to: Cyber Security, Computer Science, Business Systems Analysts, Information Management, Environmental Science, Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical), Safety Specialists, Contract Specialists, & Security Specialists. Potential career opportunities in the Hanford Fire Department and Hanford Patrol operations are also obtainable. With responsibility for environmental integration and land management; fleet and road maintenance; water/electric, and utilities, the opportunities are endless.

HomeTeam Inspection Service:

  1. Driving to multiple locations. Must have a valid driver’s license, be able to use a personal vehicle and be insured.
  2. Inspecting various systems within a variety of houses within the framework of a Standards of Practice and/or State Licensing guidelines.
  3. Climbing ladder, inspecting attics and roofs.
  4. Crawling into crawl spaces and lifting self into attics.
  5. Taking off electric panels, carrying ladders, lifting up to 60 pounds and basic use of simple tools.
  6. Must have attention to detail.
  7. Must be process oriented and able to follow a checklist.
  8. Speaking with, coaching, explaining information and helping customers and agents.
  9. Comfortable with technology. Entering data into a laptop or iPad. Taking and uploading pictures.
  10. Must have cell phone. Must have internet access at home.
  11. Must be comfortable using email.
  12. Working together as a team.
  13. Master Inspectors must be able to lead a team and set proper expectations for client and agents.

HPM Corporation:
Beryllium & Legacy Health Program Coordinator, Subcontracts & Procurement Manager

Kennewick Police Department:
The Kennewick Police Department is seeking highly qualified people to join our team.  We currently have 7 openings for the position of entry-level police officer. 
Individuals applying must be 20.5 years-old, legal U.S. residents, and be able to pass a physical exam, psychological exam, and polygraph exam. See website for more specific qualifications.
We are also seeking to hire persons for up to 6 police cadets. 
Persons must be 18 years old, enrolled in college, and be able to pass the same standards as entry level police officer. 

Kenworth Sales:
Class 8 heavy trucks Parts/Sales/Service, Diesel Techs, and Parts Techs

McCain Foods:
Production quality and sanitation supervisors (relevant education and experience preferably in food manufacturing), Processing and packaging operators (high school diploma or GED and experience working in food manufacturing), Electricians/Mechanics/B&R Mechanics/Wastewater Operators (relevant experience and education)

Crew member, Shift managers, Maintenance. We will provide on the job training.

NW Laborers Employers Training Trust Local 348:
Job openings in the construction industry, apprenticeship program (10th grade education, minimum 18 years of age, valid driver’s license, must pass a drug test)

Pavement Surface Control:
CDL Truck drivers (Class A license), Flaggers (driver’s license and flagger certification), laborers (driver’s license)

Perry Tech:
Perry Technical Institute is a nonprofit post-secondary educational institution that offers hands-on training on the following fields: Agricultural & Diesel Equipment Technology, Automotive Technology, Business Technology & Accounting, Construction & Carpentry Technology, Electrical Technology, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology, Information Technology & Communication Systems, Instrumentation & Industrial Automation Technology, Medial Assistant, Medical Office Administration & Coding, Plumbing Technician, Precision Machining & Manufacturing, Professional Truck Driving and Welding Technology

Richland Police Department:
8 openings for Police Officer
Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Completion of initial written and physical agility exams as outlined by the City of Richland's protocols (currently Public Safety Testing). 
  2. Submit an online application and attach a current resume and updated personal history statement in PDF format.
  3. High school diploma or equivalent. 
  4. Valid Washington State driver's license upon hire date. 
  5. Twenty-one (21) years of age at time of application. 
  6. U.S. citizen. 
  7. Obtain a Basic Law Enforcement School Certificate issued by the State of Washington Criminal Justice Training Commission (Out of state candidates, who have previously certified in another state, must pass the CJTC equivalency examination) within six (6) months of hire date. 
  8. Satisfactorily complete field training provided by the Richland Police Department, in which methods, procedures and techniques of law enforcement work are presented by field training officers, before completion of probationary period.

Desirable Qualifications:

  1. Two (2) years of college-level course work in police science, law, criminal justice or closely related field. 
  2. Prior military police, correctional officer, reserve and/or like training and experience.

In order to be considered for the City's oral board process, candidates must have completed and passed the initial Written and Physical Agility exams with Public Safety Testing (PST). If you are interested in applying but have not completed the initial testing process with PST, please visit PST's website for more details on how to schedule now to be considered for future testing processes.

Sargent & Lundy:
Engineers – All descriptions.  Designers and Drafters.

SECOMM – Southeast Communications:
9-1-1 Emergency communication dispatcher,

  1. Ability to multi-task
  2. Excellent communications skills and hearing
  3. Typing skills
  4. Dependability and adaptability

Tyson Foods:
The Pasco plant of Tyson Foods is a beef processing plant with production positions in meat processing, material handling, hides, rendering and mechanic positions.

USDA Forest Service Job Corps:
We have several permanent full-time federal positions including: Registered Nurse, Driver, Residential Advisors, Cook, Driver, Program Support Specialist.

Visiting Angels:
We are currently looking to hire caregivers. Certified or non-certified. Caregivers: CNA or HCA licensure preferred, but willing to training the right candidate. We request 1 year of caregiving experience either personally for family members or professionally. We are currently offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus to qualified, certified applicants. Offering to pay for HCA training to the right applicants.

Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office:
We have openings for Deputy Sheriff. We are looking for current peace officers or persons possessing a valid Washington State Peace officer certificate and can qualify as a lateral.

Walmart Distribution Center:
We currently have a need to fill over 100 positions.  Qualifications are drug screen and background check.

Waste Treatment Completion Company:
Plant Engineers (Engineering or Science degree required, different levels of experience), Operations Specialist (High School or GED, AA, of BS - different levels of experience in operations or start up, Navy nuclear experience a plus), Radiological Control Engineers, Supervisor, and Technicians (NRPPT certification required), Maintenance Planners, Superintendents (High School or GED – Maintenance experience in a DOD or DOE environment a plus)

WorkSource Columbia Basin:
WorkSource offers many services to help job seekers find work. Services include:  Assessments, Resume and application assistance, Workshops on résumés, interviewing and other programs. Job listings, referrals and hiring events. Referrals to training and other community resources, such as food banks, child-care assistance, and public transportation.

Yakima Valley College Agriculture Department:
We provide industry relevant degrees and certificates in agriculture.  We have a variety of financial and academic support programs to help students achieve their education and employment goals.