WorkSource Pierce Job Fair set for Nov. 5 in Tacoma

Looking for work? Job seekers can meet with more than 50 employers during a Nov. 5 job fair in Tacoma targeted toward those with military experience.

WorkSource Pierce is commemorating Veterans Day early this year with a job fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at AMVETS Post #1, 5717 S. Tyler. Job seekers are asked to bring a resume and arrive dressed for an interview.

Admission is free and the fair is open all job seekers; men and women with military experience are especially encouraged to attend.

Representatives at the fair will be recruiting for nearly 800 positions. More than 1,000 applicants are expected.

Some of the employers attending the fair: Los Angeles Police Department, Bank of America, Emerald Queen Casino, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Corrections, Fort Lewis/ Madigan Personnel, Manor Care, Federal Express, Port of Seattle, U.S. Customs, Verizon Wireless, Internal Revenue Service, Washington Mutual, Good Samaritan Hospital, Social Security, Gordon Trucking, and the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.
WorkSource is a partnership of government agencies, nonprofit organizations and colleges that provide resources for job seeker and employers.

For additional information about the job fair or WorkSource services for veterans, contact WorkSource Pierce at (253) 593-7361 or visit the WorkSource Web site at