Employment Opportunities



Great Employers Job Fair

Looking for a new career opportunity?

Come to our job fair on Wednesday, August 14th from 3-6pm at Minnetonka High School. (18301 MN-7 in Minnetonka, MN  55345)

Meet your future employer!

Confirmed Employers –
• Chart Inc.
• College Hunks Hauling Junk
• Excelsior/Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce
• Gina Maria’s Pizza
• Goebel Fixture Company
• Harrison Bay Senior Living
• JC Penny Portrait Studio
• Kelly Services
• Lunds & Byerly’s
• Mediacom Communications Corp.
• Mount Olivet Rolling Acres
• Partners Dental Studio
• Right at Home Twin Cities
• Scheels
• Southwest News Media
• State Farm Insurance
• Suez Water Technologies & Solutions

Hosted by Southwest News Media



Otten Bros. & Flower Farm Job Fair

We will be interviewing for full-time seasonal positions for our landscaping crews and for full and part-time seasonal positions for The Flower Farm Garden Center in Delano and Otten Bros. Garden Center in Long Lake. No appointments are needed.
Monday, March 11, 2-6pm
Tuesday, March 12, 2-6pm
Come in to Otten Bros. Garden Center in Long Lake during the times listed above for a 10-15 minute interview.
If you have garden center employment questions you may contact Kari Line, Garden Center Manager, by phone, 952.473.5425 or email. If you have landscape employment questions you may contact John O’Reilly, Landscape Manager, by phone, 952.473.5425 or email.
For your convenience, you may pick up our employment application in store and bring it with you to the job fair.



Cragun’s Resort Employment Opportunities




Military Hiring Event – March 19

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Employment Opportunity – Driver Needed

Driver/Transporter needed

(Posted 12/5/2018)

One month position available starting Dec 10 driving a van filled with sensitive equipment, unloading the equipment with the use of the lift on the van, transporting nursing home patients, transferring them from wheelchairs, maintain positive interaction with patients, clients and staff, demonstrate a can-do attitude.

Must be able to drive the van, have no lifting restrictions, work full days and walk all day. Start and end the day in St. Louis Park. Monday-Friday, 7 am – 3 pm. Clean driving record, background check and drug screen. Be a team player working with others and patients. Good communication skills.

This is a fill in position for one month, but may become a full-time position.  Contact Judy at 612-716-3131 or judy@doorstephealthcare.org for more information or to apply.



Construction Estimator or Estimator II


Construction Estimator.PDF



Employment Opportunity

We are a mobile dental practice that needs someone to drive a van, unload sensitive equipment that is on wheels, and transport patients to the dental area. Must have a clean driving record and be able to pass a background check and drug test.

This is a 7-8 hour day, 7 AM to 2.30-3.30 PM,  3-4 days a week. It pays $14 per hour and starts immediately.  If interested, please call me at 612-716-3131.

Thank you,


Doorstep Healthcare Services

posted 10/2/18


Two Career Opportunities Available

The following positions are available. Please contact Todd Webb for additional information.

Conservsis – Software company building software for Agriculture (Farmers) located in downtown Minneapolis. $100 – $120K Full time direct hire

MTS Systems – Publicly held Measurement systems company located in Eden Prairie MN $130K (Military Supply Chain experience desired) $130K . MTS is a defense contractor and appreciate the professionalism and background of former Military personnel.


Todd Webb
Vice President of Business Development
OCC Partners Corporate & Technology 
Business & Technical
Search & Placement
612.225.1834 (fax)



Veterans Job Fair





Veterans Job Fair – June 27

Job Fair


12th Annual Veterans Career Fair – July 18

The Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED) and the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) will host the 12th Annual Veterans Career Fair.

We strongly encourage participation by employers who have full-time jobs with benefits available. Please respect the Veterans military experience and training, and future contributions to your workforce by offering meaningful, family-sustaining wages. Due to the high demand for exhibit space, we are limiting registrations to W2 employers only and will be unable to accommodate staffing agencies or schools.

For questions or accommodations needed to exhibit at the Veterans Career Fair, please contact Eveline at eveline.vanda@state.mn.usby Friday, June 22, 2018.

Veterans Career Fair JobSeeker Flyer 2018

Annette Brechon Kuyper
Director of Military Outreach
Minnesota Department of Military Affairs
20 West 12th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155-2004
Office: 651.282.4002
Cell: 651.955.3108



Classified state positions with Military Affairs


The MN Department of Military Affairs is excited to announce the opening of three new state employee positions to help  strengthen the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Program across the state. Yellow Ribbon Regional Outreach Coordinators will be located in Mankato, Cottage Grove and Camp Ripley and we need your help in finding the perfect people for these important positions.

Note: The positions will be open until May 18th, please help distribute broadly.  If anyone has any questions, have them contact Annette Kuyper at 651.282.4002 to speak more about the opportunity.

Use this link  Interns and Student Workers / Then hit the “Search for jobs” / Search under “Military Affairs” and you will find the position description and qualifications.


Annette Brechon Kuyper
Director of Military Outreach
Minnesota Department of Military Affairs
20 West 12th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155-2004
Office: 651.282.4002
Cell: 651.955.3108


Transportation Security Administration Careers for Veterans





Jobs and opportunities

Equity Coordinator Position open at the Minnesota Department of Human Services

Closing date February 26, 2018

The Equity Coordinator will provide guidance and support to division directors, managers, and staff in the Community Supports Administration (CSA) at the Minnesota Department of Human Services on equity-related issues and activities. This position will also be responsible for facilitating the CSA’s internal equity initiatives. With the support of the division directors, this person will coordinate with staff at all levels to assess equity and inclusion awareness/capacity, identify activities to build equity and inclusion, and implement those activities at all levels of the Administration. This position will work in partnership with the CSA Equity Committee to achieve alignment with the DHS Equity Policy. Equity is a key part of the CSA Strategic Plan and the Equity Coordinator will also play a role in supporting the work outlined in the Plan.

To learn more about this position and to apply please visit the State of Minnesota Job Posting site (Job ID # 19859)


Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP)

Deadline: March 15, 2018

Harold Amos was the first African-American to chair a department at Harvard Medical School. Honor his legacy and create yours.

The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program believes the health care landscape requires diverse leadership. The program offers four-year postdoctoral research awards to increase the number of physicians, dentists, and nurses from historically disadvantaged backgrounds.The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP) offers four-year postdoctoral research awards to increase the number of physicians, dentists, and nurses from historically disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to:

  • Developing careers and achieving senior rank in academic medicine, dentistry, or nursing;
  • Fostering the development of succeeding classes of physicians, dentists, and nurses from historically disadvantaged backgrounds;
  • Improving the health of underserved populations; and/or
  • Working toward understanding and eliminating health disparities by achieving senior rank in academic medicine, dentistry, or nursing.

To learn more, please visit the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation website.


Cambridge Family Assistance Center Job Posting


Help pass the word for a Family Assistance Center job opening in Cambridge, MN.

Below and attached is a Family Assistance Center (FAC) Specialist job opportunity. This is a Full-Time civilian contracted position and we are looking for widest dissemination. Please share the attached information with Soldiers, Airmen and civilians.

JOB TITLE: Family Assistance Center (FAC) Specialist


OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, January 11, 2018 – Friday, January 24, 2018



Point of contact for this position is: Ms Nancy Launderville nancy.l.launderville.ctr@mail.mil or 651-282-4209

Skyline FACS Cambridge MN.pdf


Two openings for Citizen Soldier for Life Counselor Contractors

We still have two openings for the Citizen Soldier for Life Counselor Contractors. These roles will help MN National Guard Service Members to connect with financial literacy and employment and career development  resources. The two openings we have for MN are for Camp Ripley and Mankato.

Here is the site for more information:

Annette Brechon Kuyper
Director of Military Outreach
Minnesota Department of Military Affairs
20 West 12th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155-2004
O: 651.282.4002
C: 651.955.3108


Upcoming DNR Veteran Employment Seminar

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, a Yellow Ribbon company, is proud to announce its first Veteran Employment Seminar on January 3, 2018.  It’s an informational event where veterans can learn about jobs in the DNR and how they match up with their military job skills.  DNR staff can answer their questions on education requirements and work experience as well as guide them on how to set up job searches and notifications.

Please help us spread the word especially the Guard/Reserve units that you are connected with. Space is limited and registration is required.  The attached pdf flyer gives you the seminar information that veterans need.

Veterans Employment Seminar – Poster.pdf

Thank you for your assistance and thank you for supporting our military, veterans, and their families.


Family Readiness Support Assistant Position Available

Please find attached the Family Readiness Support Assistant (FRSA) position posting for the Bloomington Armory Position. . This is a Full-Time civilian contracted position. This position supports the MN Army National Guard 1/34 ABCT in Bloomington, MN. I would love to get someone with familiarity of the Yellow Ribbon Program in this position!

JOB TITLE: Family Readiness Support Assistant (FRSA)
EMPLOYER: Johnson Technology Systems INC. (JTSI) OPEN PERIOD: 16 October 2017 – Until Filled


APPLICATION INFORMATION: Send all documentation (Resume, Cover Letter, Letters of Recommendation ect.) to Renae at renae.sines@jtsi.net

Point of contact for this position is: Mrs. Shearin Baker  shearin.baker.mn.frsa@gmail.com or 651-282-4137.

For additional information please see the PDF below.

Family Readiness Support Assistant Posting BDE FRSA.pdf

Annette Brechon Kuyper
Director of Military Outreach
Minnesota Department of Military Affairs
20 West 12th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155-2004
O: 651.282.4002
C: 651.955.3108


Veterans Job Fair – October 12


Subject: For Veterans, Guards, Reserves, Spouses of ALL branches of service

This event is for ALL branches of service. Please pass along to anyone else that you can think of.  If you would like to have a resource table, please email Doug Turner at dturner@recruitmilitary.com.


Contract Positions – Citizen Soldier for Life

Patriot Enterprises is hiring Citizen Soldier For Life (CSFL) Career Readiness Counselors. These positions are full-time contract positions within Central MN, the Metro and Southern MN. The work locations include:  Camp Ripley, Rosemount, and Mankato

What:  Citizen Soldier for Life is a program that focuses is on new recruits and service members who need employment/financial services. The CSFL Career Readiness Counselors will support the Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP) for both the Army and the Air National Guard.

These Employment counselors/case manager roles will focus on case management of employment assistance and financial education.  The focus is on new recruits and service members who need employment/financial services. Counselors will work with and connect with Department of Labor (DoL) representatives, DoL American Job Centers (AJC’s), and state ESGR members to provide a 360 degree look/review of service and family member requirements/needs, while eliminating duplication of effort. The program familiarize’s service members and their families with the skills necessary for a fulfilling civilian career. It also teaches them how to manage their wages to reduce unemployment, underemployment and improve the financial literacy of the force. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or 3 years of relevant experience as a Career Readiness Counselor.

Prior military is preferred but not required.

When:  OCT 2017
Pay range: average salary: $17.50 an hour

How:   If interested, please submit your application for the CSFL Career Readiness Counselor at http://csflcareers.com/

Annette Brechon Kuyper
Director of Military Outreach
Minnesota Department of Military Affairs
20 West 12th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155-2004
O: 651.282.4002
C: 651.955.3108



MVP Veteran Re-Careering Event


WHO: Military personnel in Transition from Service and Veterans
WHAT: Medtronic partner with MVPVets Second Veterans Re-careering Events
WHEN: August 17, 2017 11:30 Am – 2:00PM
WHERE: Medtronic Minneapolis 710 Medtronic Parkway Minneapolis MN 55432
WHY: to help provide career for transitioning Military Personnel
HOW: Contact Juliana Mercer, Managing Director MVPVets 619-363-1241

Email: JMercer@MVPvets.org


FREE Boots to Business Reboot Class Coming to Metro Area in July 2017


What: Free Entrepreneurship Training Course
Who: Veterans and their spouses
When: The first step of Reboot will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: At the Minnesota Bankers Association, 8050 Washington Ave South, Suite 150, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.
Why: Veterans who complete this one day course will then be eligible for step two: a FREE eight-week online entrepreneurship course.
POC: Sarah Swenty, 612-370-2316

Boots Business 2017 June.PDF


MN Department of Corrections On Site Career Fair

WHO: Military, Veterans and their Family

WHAT: MN Department of Corrections On Site Career Fair

WHEN: June 6, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: 7525 4th Ave, Lino Lakes, MN 55014

Explore exciting careers with the MN Department of Corrections. For questions prior to the event please contact Sarah Koivisto 651-717-6175 sarah.koivisto@state.mn.us

Please see attached for more information:

MN Dept of Corrections Career Fair Flier 2017


Minneapolis Service Platoon Leader Position Available – The Mission Continues

Subject: Minneapolis Service Platoon Leader Position Available – The Mission Continues

Twin Cities Veterans!

If you are looking for a way to give back to your community, and lead a team of volunteers through a series of projects and opportunities – then we encourage you to join us at THE MISSION CONTINUES!

This is your opportunity to report for duty in your community as a leader! The Mission Continues has an immediate need to select a new Platoon Leader for the Minneapolis Service Platoon that is serving North Minneapolis (see attached Operation North Advance description). The candidate who is selected would be required to attend Charlie Class 2017 Orientation in Boston, July 14-16, 2017; flight, room and board are covered! Your role as Platoon Leader would officially start after completing your training at Charlie Class.

Mission Continues Service Platoon Leaders are at the forefront of a movement of veterans continuing their service in their home communities. Service Platoon Leaders are responsible for organizing a Platoon, recruiting members, planning missions or service projects, and upholding The Mission Continues core values at all times. They’ll work directly with The Mission Continues staff to achieve these goals.

For more information and to apply to serve as a volunteer Platoon Leader, CLICK HERE:https://www.missioncontinues.org/service-platoons/lead/

Applications are due no later than MAY 15, 2017 – so apply today! IF you have applied to be a Platoon Leader in the past 6-months, then I ask instead of re-submitting an online application, notify me directly at lfreeman@missioncontinues.org  of your interest to apply.

To see how you can get involved in your Community: Charlie Mike

Platoons One Pager Minneapolis.pdf

In Service,

  • Lee Freeman
  • City Impact Manager
  • The Mission Continues | 1400 Van Buren St. NE Ste 200 | Minneapolis, MN 55413
  • M: 612-202-7958
  • www.missioncontinues.org
  • Facebook | Twitter | Donate | CFC #46324



We have openings for our Family Assistance Center Representatives all over the state, please see the PDF’s below for additional information.
JOB TITLE: Family Assistance Center (FAC) Specialist


OPEN PERIOD: Currently Open- Thursday 6 April 2017


VACANCY LOCATION: Various locations throughout the state of MN


1. Please go to our website http://www.skyline-ultd.com “Careers” page for complete job description.
2. Click on “Job Announcements.
3. Use the search bar and type in the job location.
4. Click the “APPLY” button to complete an electronic application.
POINT OF CONTACT: Mrs Nancy Launderville nancy.l.launderville.ctr@mail.mil or 651-282-4209







What: A free hiring event for Veterans, Transitioning Military Personnel, National Guard Members, Reserve Members, and Spouses

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Where: 1301 2nd Avenue S Minneapolis, MN 55430

How: https://events.recruitmilitary.com/events/minneapolis-veterans-job-fair-april-27-2017
Please see attached for more information.



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Visit the SHN Job Board for a complete list of opportunities



Child Youth and School Support Position Vacancy – Cottage Grove

job_vacancy-550x415Below and attached is a Child Youth and School Support (CYSS) job opportunity. This is a Full-Time civilian contracted position and we are looking for widest dissemination. Please share the attached information with Soldiers, Airmen and civilians.

JOB TITLE: Child and Youth Program Coordinator (CYPC)

EMPLOYER: Cognitive Professional Services

OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday 25 January 2017- Wednesday 8 February 2017



APPLICATION PROCESS: Submit resume via email recruiting@cog-ps.com

Point of contact for this position is: Ms Mary Orr at Mary.Orr@cog-ps.com or 703-562-0553

Child Youth & School Support.2-8-2017.pdf


FAC Position Open in Rosemount

Job OpeningAttached is an announcement to fill a Family Assistance Center Position. There is a short deadline to apply and please note that while it will start in Rosemount, it has the potential to move to the Bloomington Armory. For more detailed information please see the PDF below. Let’s help gather some great candidates! Deadline to apply is 05 February 2017.

Specialist position advertisement-Rosemount MN.pdf


Veteran Job Fair – January 25

WHO: Veterans and Service members seeking employment
WHAT: South Metro Veterans Job Fair
WHEN: Wednesday January 25, 2017; 9:00am – 2:00pm
WHERE: Dakota County Technical College 1300 145th St E, Rosemount MN 55068
WHY: Meet with top Twin Cities employers for employment opportunities
HOW: For more information visit http://www.dctc.edu/veterans-event
POC: 651-423-8000



Build Your Dreams 5-Day Self Employment Workshop

What: Get a practical overview of the fundamentals required to start a small business in thisFREE 5-day workshop for veterans and their family members.

When: Mondays Jan. 30 – Feb. 27, 2017 6:00-9:00 PM

Where: Women Venture 2012 E. Hennepin Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55413

How: Space is limited to the first 30 registrants, so register now at:
or call (651) 632-8937


No cost to veterans



Hiring Corrections Officers

career opportunity

WHO: All Military, Veteran, families and the community

WHAT: Hiring Correction Officers
WHEN: Applications accepted December 12, 2016 – December 30, 2016
WHERE: Apply online at the Minnesota Careers website www.mn.gov/careers
WHY: Join a team with a national reputation for excellence
HOW: www.doc.state.mn.us
ABOUT: Salary: $17.17 to $20.37 ($35,851 to $42,533 annual) – Upon successful academy completion
$18.73 to $27.07 ($39,108 to $56,522 annual)- After one year
Work Locations: MN Correctional Facilities in Faribault, Lino Lakes, Moose Lake/Willow River, Oak Park Heights, Red Wing, Rush City, St. Cloud, Shakopee, and Stillwater


To stay connected on the latest and greatest events and resources for Service members, visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/BeyondTheYellowRibbon/ and sign up for the e-postcard today!


Medtronic Career Awareness Day – January 25, 2017

career opportunity

On January 25th, 2017, Medtronic will be sponsoring Medtronic Career Awareness Day in partnership with and hosted by Minnesota National Guard Arden Hills Army Training Site. Medtronic leaders, recruiters and Veteran Employee Resource Group members will be discussing various career areas within the organization, and the skill translation of military experience into careers at Medtronic.

Please RSVP your attendance for the event before the event and send your questions to
heather.a.folkestad@medtronic.com.  Please see the PDF below for additional information.

Medtronic career day.pdf


Openings for RSP Contractor Positions – Bloomington and Rosemount

Job Opening

The Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP) has openings in Bloomington and Rosemount for RSP General Clerk II positions.

The RSP General Clerk II is responsible for administrative functions in support of Recruits in the Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP). RSP General Clerk IIs will perform all duties outlined in the Duty Task List to ensure successful execution of the contract. RSP General Clerk II are supervised by the contract RSP General Clerk III within their state. The National Guard Bureau, through the national contract Program Manager, will provide general and technical guidance.

See attached PDF’s for more information. Any questions can be directed to Mr. David Larson, contact information below.

MN RSP Contract Supervisor
Office: 651-268-8130

rsp general clerk in Bloomington MN

rsp general clerk in Rosemount MN


Coordinator of Veterans and Military Student Services position available

career opportunity

A position is available through the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities for a Coordinator of Veterans and Military Student Services. More information can also be found on their website: https://www.mnscu.edu/jobs/viewPosting.php?pid=15096 . Please see the PDF below for additional information.
What: Position opening for Coordinator of Veterans and Military Student Services

Appointment: Full-time Tenure Track/Probationary

Where: St Paul Campus

When: Now through application deadline of November 28, 2016

How: To apply, go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/metrostatemn/default.cfm


Contact: Carla Ballard
Human Resources
Email: human.resources@metrostate.edu


Employment Ready Veterans- A Job Search Training Series for U.S. Military Veterans

When: Monday, Dec 12 thru Friday, Dec 16
8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Where: Burnsville WorkForce Center
2800 County Road 42 West * Burnsville, MN 55337

How: Registration is required, register online at:

Please see attached PDF for more information on this training.




Minnesota Military and Veterans Career Fair and Networking Event

pbyr-unitedhealth-group-logo-fontWho: Military & Veteran
What: UnitedHealth Group month-long celebration of Veteran’s Day, onsite Military & Veterans career fair and networking event.
When: Thursday, November 10, 2016 – 5:30pm – 8:00 pm CT
Where: Optum Campus Building #1 (MN010) 11000 Optum Circle, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Why: To connect service members, veterans and their spouses to fortune 6 careers
How: Go to: http://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com and upload your resume prior to the event date 10 November 2016

military and veterans career fair and networking event.pdf


IBM offering free i2 software training/job placement for Veterans

career opportunity

What: IBM Software Training and job placement for Veterans

When: October 24-28, 2016 Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Where: Burnsville Workforce Center, Burnsville, MN

Cost: Free; seats are limited

For more information please see attached PDF flyer.





Subject: Veteran Service Officer position available- Wright County

What: Wright County Service Officer Position available

When: Opening date: 10/11/16 Closing date: 10/26/16 04:30 PM

How: Applications may be filed on-line at: http://www.co.wright.mn.us/335/Employment-Opportunities

for Location:
10 2nd Street NW, Room 235
Buffalo, MN 55313

Please see PDF below for further job description.



Job Posting & Application for Edible Arrangements

Help wanted

Below and attached are details for positions offered for Edible Arrangements, this Company would like to hire Military Veterans to fill these positions.

Attached are job descriptions for the different positions available at edible arrangements. All locations are in need of Customer Service/Fruit Experts, Productions team members, and delivery drivers.

Number to call with questions or to schedule interview: 763-420-3115, application form are available in the PDF below.

4 locations in the twin cities that are looking for part time help:

Maple Grove
13712 Grove Drive
Maple Grove, MN 55311
(763) 420-3115

1380 Duckwood Drive
Eagan, MN 55123
(651) 683-2067

5824 Lincoln Drive
Edina, MN 55436
(952) 935-2852

284 E. Travelers Trail
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 224-3640

application form

delivery job description

fruit expert job description

production job description



VA Veterans Job Fair – November 16


VA Veterans Job Fair

When: November 16, 2016 – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Where: Minneapolis VA Medical Center in the Auditorium (near the main entrance) One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417

Featured Businesses:
Health Partners, Comcast, Liberty Diversified, US Bank, UPS, Minnesota Orchestra, General Parts Group, Mains’l, Supervalu, Mall of America, US Post Office, Enterprise Holdings, Volt Workforce Solutions, Medtronic, Voigts Bus Company, Schmitty & Sons, MN Dept. of Employment, Minneapolis VA, MN Dept. of Human Services, Allied Barton, US Customs & Border Protection

No registration required, please come prepared for a potential interview and don’t forget your resume. For additional info please see the pdf below.



HRCI FAC Specialist position available in Mankato

Help wanted

Position Title: Army National Guard (ARNG) Family Assistance Center (FAC) Specialist
Location: Mankato Training & Community Center
100 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Mankato, MN 56001
Deadline for Application: 14 Oct 2016
Salary: $42,466 Annual
Availability: 11 Oct 2016

Please see PDF for attached application information for position.


Yolonda Von Itter
Military Family Assistance Specialist
HRCI ContractorMN National Guard Readiness Center
1536 Ben Franklin Dr
Arden Hills, MN 55112
Office: 651-282-4055
****Please note my email has changed to yolonda.m.vonitter.ctr@mail.mil


All Veterans Career Fair for Veterans, National Guard and Reserve, and their Families

career opportunity

What: A free hiring event for Veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members and spouses.

When: Thursday, October 13, 2016 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Where: 6155 Earle Brown Drive Minneapolis, MN 55430

How: Register at https://events.recruitmilitary.com/events/minneapolis-all-veterans-job-fair-october-13-2016

There will be information on Job Opportunities, Continuing Education Opportunities, Business Ownership Opportunities. Please see attached PDF flyer for more information.

minneapolis expo flyer 1016 pdf



PBYR - Job Opening


Field Service Engineer
Based in Minneapolis, MN


Looking for a strong electronics foundation, good customer skills and prior work experience using your field service background. You will work as a Field Service Engineer repairing, troubleshooting and maintaining medical diagnostic equipment found in hospitals.

Good communication and customer skills a must. Should have demonstrated technical troubleshooting skills and the ability to work independently. This industry leader provides a competitive base salary, excellent training, company car allowance, as well as other benefits.

If you qualify and are interested in more information, Call or e-mail resume to:
Nancy Charney
(Phone) 800-827-9753


Help wanted

Family Assistance Center Position-Rosemount (Posted 8/11/2016)

Family Assistance Center Specialist job opportunity. This is a Full-Time civilian contracted position located in Rosemount, Minnesota.

JOB TITLE: Family Assist Center Specialists (FAC)

EMPLOYER: Human Resources Consulting INC. (HRCI)

OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday 9 August 2016- Monday 22 August 2016


VACANCY LOCATION: Rosemount, MN, this location is subject to move to another metro location.

Point of contact for this position is: Mrs. Nancy Launderville at nancy.l.launderville.ctr@mail.mil or 651-282-4209

Questions concerning other recruitment and outreach matters in reference to this position please direct them to: Mrs. Nancy Launderville at nancy.l.launderville.ctr@mail.mil or 651-282-4209.

Annette Brechon Kuyper
Director of Military Outreach
MN Department of Military Affairs
20 West 12th Street
St Paul, MN 55155-2004
(O) 651.282.4002
(C) 651.955.3108


H&R Block Scholorship’s for Spouses and Wounded Warriors

H&R Block logoH&R Block, is offering scholarships for military spouses and Wounded Warriors to take the free income tax course. Registration is July through September, and classes beginning in September. Use coupon code C5A2B7. Please see the PDF’s below and for more information follow the link below or call the number:

www.hrblock.com/class or call 1-800-HRBLOCK (800-472-5625)

HRBlock Scholarship Flyer

HRBlock Information


Career Opportunity for Veterans

career opportunity

I am currently looking to immediately hire a Military Veteran for a Records Management role with a large financial services firm in Plymouth, MN. If there are any veterans in your veteran network network who may be interested in such a role they can contact me at bgibbs@genesis10.com.

Compensation: $15.00 per hour with a Benefit Package

Position Summary

  • Responsible for all records management and documentation aspects for central records operations. Assists with receiving and inventory management for Warehouse operations. Provides back-up support to Warehouse pick-up and delivery operations.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Support and maintain an electronic document control and records management database system for all Minnesota banking operations. Participate in implementing/maintaining procedures for security, tracking, classification guidelines, storage, retrieval, and destruction of Record Storage boxes.
  • Provide training and assistance for record box submission preparation, retrieval requests and other customer needs. Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information. Work involves strong attention to detail, and the ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively. In addition, this position requires strong customer service skills and the ability to exceed customer expectations.
  • Handle all required reports necessary to keep accurate and up-to-date warehouse records.
  • Give or obtain signed receipts for deliveries or pickups. Maintain daily activities. Assist in maintaining current inventory records at all times. Participate in all quarterly inventories and is accurate and accountable for all duties assigned.
  • Assist in unloading trucks bearing incoming shipments. Maintain good housekeeping practices in the receiving, shipping and warehouse area, to facilitate ready access to stored items and provide a clean work environment.
  • Perform other projects and initiatives, as required, in order to enhance the effectiveness of the operations team and contribute to continuing improvement of overall company performance.
  • On occasion, this position may also include helping the furniture side of the warehouse or being on the truck making deliveries or pickups.
  • May provide work direction, training and guidance for warehouse staff in the absence of the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2+ years business related experience
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to coordinate projects, assessing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong PC skills
  • Solid customer service skills.


  • Associate’s degree in business or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Previous records management experience.
  • Previous experience in an office/warehouse environment.
  • Knowledge of driving a 16 foot box truck with a manual transmission is optional, but highly regarded


Hiring Our Heroes Career Fair – February 9, 2016

PBYR - Career Fair

Current military personnel, veterans and their families are welcome to attend. Attendees should come with their résumés in hand, and be prepared to network or even interview on the spot.

No registration is necessary; however, registering for the event allows job seekers to upload their résumés to be viewed by employers ahead of time. All registered veterans and military spouses are also eligible to receive up to two free tickets to attend that evening’s game between the Wild and the Dallas Stars

WHAT: Hiring Our Heroes Career Fair

WHERE: Xcel Energy Center
199 West Kellogg Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55102

WHEN: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 – 9:30am to 2:00pm
employment workshop – 9:30 to 11 a.m.
hiring fair – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHY: Will feature more than 75 prospective employers seeking to hire veterans and their spouses.

REGISTER HERE: https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/minneapolisst-paul-hiring-expo-minnesota-wild-0

Hiring Our Heroes



Help wanted

Below and attached is a Family Readiness Support Assistance Job opportunity. This is a Full-Time civilian contracted position and we are looking for widest dissemination. Please share the attached information with Soldiers, Airmen and civilians.

JOB TITLE: Family Readiness Support Services (FRSS)


OPEN PERIOD: Friday 18 December 2015 – Wednesday 23 December 2015



Point of contact for this position is: Ms Michelle Darveau michelle.Darveau@gbg-hs.com

Questions concerning other recruitment and outreach matters is reference to this position please direct them to: Ms Michelle Darveau    michelle.Darveau@gbg-hs.com.

MN Bloomington FRSS Job Posting_23DEC15

Emily Weiss
Outreach Coordinator
Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
MN Department of Military Affairs
20 West 12th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155-2098
E-mail: emily.m.weiss3.nfg@mail.mil

*Please note that I am only in the office Thursdays and Fridays, but do have email access Mon-Fri. If this is an emergency, please contact Annette Kuyper at annette.b.kuyper.nfg@mail.mil, or at 651-282-4002*


Job Opening at Dakota Electric Association

PBYR Dakota Electric logoDakota Electric Association has an immediate opening for a Member Service Representative. The hours for this position are 10:30 am – 7:30 pm Monday – Friday. This position pays $18.13 up to $24.17/hour. Please see the PDF below for more details.

Dakota Electric 12032015


Home Depot Merchandising Execution Team Job Opportunities

Merchandising Execution Team ( MET) of Home Depot Job openings, please see attached description.

MET Travel Job Description

  • The pay is $12/hr.
  • Full Time with benefits and bonuses
  • Stores with openings are located in: Plymouth, Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove, Elk River, Monticello, Chaska, Eden Prairie, Richfield and St. Louis Park.

To apply, please contact the POC listed below:

Jonathan Clanton
Talent Sourcing Specialist
The Home Depot
*:(Direct Dial) 770.433.8211 ext. 14153 – jonathan_clanton@homedepot.com


Recruiting for Insurance Account Representative positions

I am currently recruiting for our Insurance Account Representative positions in Minneapolis. These positions are full-time, salaried with great benefits and opportunity for growth. We are seeking individuals with a minimum of 1 year of insurance experience within in the auto, boat and/or homeowners insurance market.

If you know anyone interested in our opportunities please refer them to our site http://www.pinsourcing.com  to submit their application or forward their information to me so I can follow-up with them. Thank you for your referrals!

Melinda Bates |Recruiter
O: 727-430-4730
mbates@pinsourcing.com | Caution-www.pinsourcing.com

We put vets to work | WOSB


FREE Veterans Forklift Training class

PBYR Forklift Driver TrainingVeterans Forklift training class on Thursday, December 10th. This is the Free training for veterans. The class that is intended to help veterans add to their skills when seeking employment where ever forklifts are used. Call the number on the pdf to register, for more info see pdf below.

Forklift Training.pdf


UnitedHealth Group Military and Veterans Career Fair

UnitedHealth Group is having a Military and Veterans Career Fair on November 12th (Thursday) on their Optum Campus at 11000 Optum Circle, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Posted on November 2, 2015

Participants will have the opportunity to talk with UnitedHealth Group’s recruiting team, learn more about the company and UnitedHealth Group’s businesses, use a military skills translator to determine transferable skills to select what jobs are best to apply for, attend presentations on a variety of topics, get their resume reviewed, do a mock interview and so much more!  Please see the attached information to find out more about the event, and share this email with any friends, family and/or consumers that are interested.

Military Veterans Career Fair


Position Announcement for a Survivor Outreach Services Coordinator

Please find attached position announcement for a Survivor Outreach Services Coordinator position with duty location in the Cottage Grove Armory. This is a contract position therefore military membership is not required or a requisite for hire. Posted 10/27/2015

BTYR – Services Coordinator Position – Cottage Grove, MN

Questions related to the position can be directed to the POC below:

Kristi J. Fetsch
NW Regional Coordinator – SOS
Survivor Services Program
HRCI, Contractor
Email: kfetsch@hrciweb.com


Employment Ready Veterans Class being offered in Brooklyn Park.

We are offering a week-long series of job search classes for “Veterans only” at the Hennepin North Workforce Center. It will meet from 9 a.m. to Noon from Monday, October 26 through Friday, October 30.

Among the topics covered will be:

*        MinnesotaWorks.Net
*        Skills identification
*        Translating military skills
*        Networking
*        Reintegration
*        Resumes
*        Interviewing
*        Goal Planning

Class size is limited and registration is required, register online at: http://mn.gov/deed/hnworkshops . For more info please see the PDF below.

HNERV Flyer(3)

Jonell Wilson
Military Family Assistance Specialist
HRCI Contractor
Office: 651-282-4055
Fax: 651-268-8157


Army National Guard (ARNG) Family Assistance Center (FAC) Specialist

Position Advertisement-Montevideo MN


Comcast Openings

Below are the job descriptions and it brings you directly to the career page and link to apply for the position.



Jonell Wilson
Military Family Assistance Specialist
HRCI Contractor
Office: 651-282-4055
Fax: 651-268-8157


Healthcare On-Site Hiring Opening

TUESDAY, September 22, 2015  –  8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
7225 Northland Drive Suite 100, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

MNWFCHN-Healthcare On-Site Hiring Event 9-22

Jonell Wilson
Military Family Assistance Specialist
HRCI Contractor
Office: 651-282-4055
Fax: 651-268-8157


MHC GS-0203-7 Human Resources Assistant Announcements Open 8/20/15

Below is the link for the Public announcement for the GS-203-07 (FPL: GS-07) 3 Human Resources Assistant positions located in Bloomington. MN with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Minneapolis Hiring Center.

DEU Announcement: 

IHC-1482878-KWI-DE Open 8/20/15 – 8/24/15

(open to all qualified applicants)


Merit Promotion Announcement:

IHC-1482594-KWI-MP Open 8/20/15 – 8/26/15

(for special hiring authorities)


Do you wish to be considered under a Special Appointing Authority?  Veterans <http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/careers/gc_1257531959159.shtm> , Military Spouses <http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shams/index.aspx> , Peace Corps <http://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=resources.returned.returnedvolfaq> /VISTA volunteers <http://www.americorps.gov/about/programs/vista_benefits.asp> , and individuals with disabilities <http://www.opm.gov/disability/>  possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the CBP mission.  If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete for federal jobs.  To determine your eligibility and to understand the documentation that is required with your application, click on the links above and/or contact the Indianapolis Hiring Center.

Mandy Tempel

Diversity and Inclusion Program Committee (DIPC) Chair

Minneapolis Hiring Center, Office of Human Resources Management

US Customs & Border Protection

Direct Phone: 952-857-3141 ▪ Direct Fax: 952-400-8857

Email: amanda.l.tempel@cbp.dhs.gov <mailto:amanda.l.tempel@cbp.dhs.gov>


BTYR Job Opportunity

Dear Yellow Ribbon Networks, there is an opening for a position to coordinate the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration training at the 133rd Air Lift Wing in St Paul. We would love to see someone familiar with the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Program in this position!

IIF Data Solutions, Inc. is seeking a qualified and capable individual to serve as an Air National Guard (ANG) Wing Integrator in St. Paul, MN.  The ANG Wing Integrator position is designed to provide support and coordination to educate ANG Members and their Families about benefits, entitlements and services available to them under the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program.  The position may provide day-to-day liaison and logistical support for Transition Assistance, Strong Bonds programs and Comprehensive Airmen Fitness initiatives.  In coordination with wing leadership the ANG Wing Integrator shall provide Wing support including day-to-day support to Airmen and Family members and act as a liaison with other support entities including JFHQ resources, wing A&FRPMs, and Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) representatives.

More info on posting and to apply: https://www.dcjobs.com/j/13237974

*Please note that I am only in the office Thursdays and Fridays, but do have email access Mon-Fri. If this is an emergency, please contact Annette Kuyper at annette.b.kuyper.nfg@mail.mil, or at 651-282-4002*

Emily Weiss
Outreach Coordinator
Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
MN Department of Military Affairs
E-mail: emily.m.weiss3.nfg@mail.mil


We have an immediate opening for a Entry Level Punch Press Operator

If you are mechanical inclined and want a career in a Drug and Alcohol Free Metal Forming work environment, please call me for an interview.

We want and hire individuals who want a career. We will train you to move forward in your career. Bring your motivated attitude, math skills and working as a team member, we will help you make your career.

We have an immediate opening for a Entry Level Punch Press Operator, Fridley, Minnesota

Please review the job announcement attached.

E.J. Ajax & Sons, Inc a strong company with over 65 years of success and a very bright future.  We accomplish our goal with hard work, creativity, and a continuous process of improvement.  Employees are provided with many opportunities for personal growth and achievement.  www.ejajax.com <http://www.ejajax.com>

E.J. Ajax & Sons, Inc provides an assortment of benefits.

Medical Insurance (Up to 50% HSA Match)

Life Insurance

Short Term Disability Insurance

Long Term Disability Insurance

401K (Match 20%)

High level of Esprit de corps

Positive and professional work environment

Very strong safety culture

Vacation after Six Months

8 Days Paid Federal / National Holidays

Up to $5,000 of Tuition Assistance Annually

4 Year Paid Apprenticeship Programs  “Earn while you learn”  (Registered with the MN Department of Labor & Industry)

Air Conditioned and Heated Working Conditions

Annual Hearing and Eye Vision tests

Personal Protective Equipment provided

Drug and Alcohol Free work environment

Raises and promotions are based on performance, not time or scale.

Veteran Friendly, Retired or serving Guard/Reserve (about 25% of our workforce are veterans)

If this is an opportunity you wish to pursue, please give me a call.

Entry Punch Press Operator

Curt Jasper

HR Manager/Operations

(CSM Retired)

E.J Ajax Metal Forming Solutions

7773 Ranchers Road NE

Fridley, MN  55432


curt@ejajax.com <mailto:erick@ejajax.com>

www.ejajax.com <http://www.ejajax.com>


JFCS works with both the Service Member and Immediate family members

Please see attached for information regarding the Veteran Hiring Initiative through Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, and their current job openings. If you have interest or inquiries regarding any of the job postings or program information, please contact jelvebak@jfcsmpls.org  or AJ Anderson at aanderson@jfcsmpls.org.  Keep in mind these positions are only available through JFCS, they are not located on the Hennepin County website.

Program Basics

Job posting

Job Description

Employment Specialist (Veterans and Vocational Rehabilitation Program)
952-417-2143 |aanderson@jfcsmpls.org
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis
952-546-0616 | http://www.jfcsmpls.org


Minnesota Veterans Career Fair – Wednesday July 15, 2015



I am reaching out in hopes to expand our relationship with Beyond The Yellow Ribbon organization. I am the Workforce Development Specialist for Carpentry Contractors Co. and we have been involved with Military programs for some time now. We are actively and heavily involved with  Built To Honor, and Homes for Our Troops with providing material and labor to military personnel who have been injured during their term of service. As a company we are military friendly and employ a great number of men and women who have been or still are in service.  On June 13th, 2015, I will be participating in a Beyond The Yellow Ribbon organization 30- Day Post Deployment to help provide work for those who are looking for employment.

Carpentry Contractors Co. has been providing carpentry labor to the residential professional home builder in the Minnesota Twin Cities area since 1980. We are dedicated to have the safest working conditions and quality end product. We also provide an industry leading safety program along with skills training for one of the largest most experienced group of professional carpenters in the upper Midwest. I have attached a document that gives some on our departments, what we offer, and our requirements and if you would like to know more, check out our website at www.carpentrycontractors.com.

Everything our troops have sacrificed and encounter is unimaginable. We believe in giving back and saying thanks for everything they’ve done to protect our Country. I would love to work with you in helping individuals get back on their feet and show them job opportunities in the construction trade industry.

Thank you for taking the time to expand our relationship with BTYR!

Carpenters Wanted 2015 PDF

Megan Carriveau
Workforce Development Specialist
C: 612-366-3228
O: 763-658-4000 ext 100
*CCC is Hiring Carpenters: Please visit


Earlier this year, the Carver County Board of Commissioners approved an Assistant County Veterans’ Service Officer (ACVSO) position which will help our office better serve Carver County’s veteran population.  We recently reopened the ACVSO position, and are continuing our search.  In order to ensure that we have a strong candidate pool, I’m asking you to please forward the position to any candidate that you feel is qualified and would do a great job for our veterans and communities.  (Please note that the candidate does need to meet several minimum qualifications, including holding “Veteran Status” as defined by MN State Statute 197.447).

A link to the Carver County Employee Relations Site for the posting: http://www.co.carver.mn.us/departments/ER/employ.asp

A copy of the job description is located below.  Please note that the position opening closes on June 12, 2015.

If the applicants have any questions, please have them contact Carver County Employee Relations at 952-361-1525.

Job Title: Assistant County Veteran Service Officer
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 06/12/15 4:30 PM Central Time
Salary: $45,302.40 – $67,662.40 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Waconia, Minnesota
Department: Administrative Services

Print Job Information | Apply

JOB SUMMARY  Benefits  Supplemental Questions  
Under the direction of the Veteran Service Officer, the Assistant County Veterans Service Officer (ACVSO) assists in administering and coordinating veterans’ programs throughout Carver County. In addition, the ACVSO provides direct support to veterans and their families to obtain benefits from Federal, State, and County agencies.
• Interview, advise, assist, and advocate for veterans, their dependents, and survivors to obtain available federal, state, and local services, assistance, and grants including, but not limited to, VA Compensation, VA Pension, MN Dept. of VA benefits, home loan benefits, insurance, education benefits, death benefits, life insurance, inpatient and outpatient health care, home health care, placement in a care facility, VA hospital benefits, compensation, retiree benefits, and all related veterans benefits for which they are eligible. • Assist returning Iraqi and Afghanistan veterans in obtaining veterans benefits and participating in Combat Veteran Reintegration of Minnesota Troops. • Work with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, State of Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, non-profit agencies, contracted providers, and County employees to meet the needs of veterans and their families. • Prepare case records/outcomes, social histories, correspondence and other documentation using various computer applications. • Work with Veterans’ Court participants to obtain VA Healthcare and other veterans benefits. • Advise, assist, and advocate for clients to appeal denied claims; attend hearings as requested on behalf of veterans. • Maintain current knowledge of county, state, and federal statutes, as well as rules, regulations, and policies regarding veterans’ programs, and interpret and apply them to the office’s operations. • Develop and implement procedures and recommend policies related to veterans. Prepare and submit reports as required to state and federal agencies. • Draft and prepare applications for periodic grants through state and federal programs for special projects or equipment. • Maintain accreditation of the National Association of County Veterans Service Officers and Minnesota Association of County Veterans Service Officers; attend required annual training. • Assist homeless veterans in securing sober housing, HUD-VASH vouchers, and other benefits. • Perform other related duties as assigned or apparent.
Bachelor’s degree and two years customer service experience, preferably in the public sector, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. • Status as a veteran (served in active duty in the U.S. armed forces) as determined in Minnesota Statute 197.447 (applicants must submit a copy of their DD214, which includes their character of discharge). • Maintain yearly accreditations with the Minnesota Association of County Veterans Service Officers and Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs within the first 12 months of employment. • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License. • Citizen of the United States of America. • Minnesota resident.
All applications will be screened for minimum qualifications, scored and ranked. The highest ranked candidates meeting minimum qualifications will be recommended for the scored oral examination (interview). Final selection for the position will include successful completion of oral interviews and background investigations.


Job opportunities through Aerotek


I hope your morning is going well! I wanted to personally reach out to you and introduce myself to you. I am a Recruiter with Aerotek and I partner with a lot of machine shops/manufacturing companies around central MN and I wanted to see if we could help each other out. I am a veteran myself and have had lot of success helping other veterans, as well as military spouses,  find employment.

Currently one of my largest clients located in Plymouth, MN is seeking to hire on 16 more candidates for their building/machine shop department. The reason they are hiring is because they just moved to a larger facility and are consistently growing. This company has been voted one of the top places to work in Minnesota over the last four years!! Also this company is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans & Disabilities

Right now they are looking for candidates who have the following background:

*    Manufacturing experience – such as working as a machine operator/mechanical assembler/trimmer/assembler.
*    ANY exp. with working with inspection tools is a huge plus
*    Good computer skills – as all documentation is computer based
*    Good communication skills – oral and written – will be working in a team environment daily!
*    Comfortable lifting up to 50 lbs
*    High school diploma or GED
*    Must be willing to submit to a drug test & background


Below is the shifts they have openings on – pay rate ranges from $13-15/hr

*    Week Days
*    Week Nights
*    Weekend Days
*    Weekend Nights

Please have all candidates who have interest in these positions reach out to my Account Manager Chrissy Gunderson. Below is her information:

Chrissy Gunderson
Account Manager
Skilled Trades Services
* Office: 763-898-5836
* Fax: 763-898-5870

<http://www.facebook.com/Aerotek>  <http://www.linkedin.com/company/aerotek/products&gt;

6900 Wedgwood Rd North
Maple Grove, MN 55369
http://www.aerotek.com <http://www.aerotek.com/&gt;

Ben Gibbs
Energy Services Recruiter
763-898-5856 Office  – 763-898-5870 Fax

bgibbs@aerotek.com <mailto:bgibbs@aerotek.com>   Email

Jonell Wilson – Military Family Assistance Specialist

HRCI Contractor
Office: 651-282-4055
Fax: 651-268-8157


Military Vets – Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) – Class A training grants

For your information: Century College has been the recipient of a federal grant that will provide the full tuition payment ($3,795) to military veterans seeking to earn a class “A” commercial driver’s license (CDL.) The vet needs to fulfill all of the regular pre-registration checklist items and share a copy of his/her DD214 prior to registration.

I have attached a flyer, checklist and schedule of upcoming courses for your info. We have a limited number of seats, but I want to utilize every single one of them.

Please forward this information to other’s who would be able to refer an interested vet to this tuition free training opportunity. And do give me a call if you want more information. Thanks!

Velvet Walker
Continuing Education and Customized Training

Century College
3300 Century Avenue North
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

direct: 651.779.3926
fax: 651. 779.5802

Jonell Wilson
Military Family Assistance Specialist
HRCI Contractor
Office: 651-282-4055
Fax: 651-268-8157

Commercial License Flyer 2015

Check List for Truck Driver Training

CDL Course Schedule 2015 April-Aug 2015


Veterans Networking Group will have a representative from Cargill

Join us Thursday, May 21st @ 9AM at the Brooklyn Park Workforce Center.

Our speaker will be Sheila Jessen, from Cargill. Her topic – “Insights into Corporate Recruiting and Sourcing” will give you chance to learn about the inner workings of civilian recruiting. Learn more about the application process, resumes, interviews and sourcing, and how to apply these tips and recommendations to help you with your job search strategy.

Cargill VNG Flier


Pentair Job Openings

These positions are direct hire. Some experience with fork lift driving, they will help you to get certified.

Pentair Now Hiring


Customs and Border Protection Officers Openings

Good afternoon, I hope you are all having a fantastic day.  We have opened a job announcement for Customs and Border Protection Officers (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/400884700) through May 11, 2015 in which we are attempting to attract veterans into GS-5/7 entry level positions that have the career ladder potential of GS-12 and beyond.  It is important to note that veterans with preference do not have to conform with the normal age requirement for this position, which is 37 years old.  Veterans with preference who are beyond this age limit can still be considered for these positions.

Also, please have all applicants who desire to learn more about these CBPO openings not contact me directly but instead reach out to our designed agency contacts listed below for additional information related to this opening, thanks much.


Phone: (952)857-2927×2

Agency Information:
CBP Entry Level OFO OBP
5600 American Blvd
Bloomington, MN

*         CBP encourages women, minorities, and veterans to apply for an exciting career with Customs and Border Protection.

*         If you recently applied to CBPO 15-2 VRA announcement you do NOT need to reapply, doing so will overwrite your application.

*         Female CBP Officers are in high demand for the processing female travelers that are detained, interrogated and/or deported.  Therefore, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management has granted CBP an exception to Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 332, Section 332.407 which authorizes the targeted recruitment of female officers in locations experiencing a critical need.

*         Also, although not a requirement for this position, we’re also interested in hiring those candidates, with proficiencies in our Languages of Special Interest (i.e. Farsi, Arabic, Punjabi, Russian, Arabic, Urdu, Dari-Pushtu, Turkish, Uzbek, Tajik, Turkoman, Uighur, Somali, Amharic, Tigrinya, Bahasa, Tagalog, Kurdish, and Chechen).

I’d like to respectfully request your assistance in spreading the word about this fantastic job among those interested parties in your network.  I have attached a brief letter about the job which has a link to our website and a link to the announcement itself. I have also attached electronic flyers about the position with key information on eligibility and benefits.  Below is a listing of the potential duty stations in which applicants for these positions will have the opportunity to work:

Many vacancies in the following locations:
Douglas, AZ
Nogales, AZ
San Luis, AZ
Calexico, CA
San Ysidro, CA
Detroit, MI
Newark, NJ
Queens, NY
Eagle Pass, TX
El Paso, TX
Hidalgo, TX
Laredo, TX
Pharr, TX

Thank you for your help in disseminating these exceptional opportunities among your contacts and please do have a great rest of your day everyone.

Very Respectfully,

Jeffrey R. Jack, MHS, CRC

Veterans Program Manager

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Career Fair In Minneapolis on April 30

(posted April 9, 2015)

Minneapolis Career Fair 4-30-2015

Job Board Career Fair_Flyer




Sponsored by Hennepin/Carver County Workforce Investment Board

WHO: OPEN TO EVERYONE! See attached flyer for registration information.

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Where: Willy McCoys Event Center – Champlin
(Former American Legion location on Highway 169)
12450 Business Park Boulevard North, Champlin, MN 55316

Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
(Registration/Check-in begins at 10:30 AM)


Jonell Wilson
Military Family Assistance Specialist
HRCI Contractor
Office: 651-282-4055
Fax: 651-268-8157


Genesis10 is your veteran employment advocate and is seeking ONLY VETERANS for a meaningful career opportunities: (Posted April 9, 2015)

-For a large financial company

-For a large medical company


* Any previous military job should apply

* Computer basics

* Desire to work in a corporate setting with a stable career path

* High school diploma

* $15/Hour


* Any previous military job should apply

* Microsoft Office and Excel basics

* Desire to work in a corporate setting with a stable career path

* Some college or equivalent

* $18-$23/hour

Nick Swaggert is the Director of Genesis10’s Veteran Program. An infantry officer with the United States Marine Corps from 1999-2010, Swaggert’s first-hand knowledge of veterans’ strengths, challenges and culture has well prepared him to identify new opportunities for companies and veterans to serve one another. Swaggert is passionate about recruiting and placing fellow veterans, letting them know that their military experience is valued and understood—and that there is a place for them on the business and IT frontier.


Nick Swaggert G10 Veterans Program



Cell: 651-338-5079


CHP International is accepting applications for a full time Admissions and Career Transition Specialist. Applicants need to submit a letter of interest and current resume to Jennifer Moore, Project Director. (Posted March 30, 2015)

OACTS Specialist


For spouses or dependents of Service Members, please see qualifications below!


https://www.foldsofhonor.org/ (Please refer the link for the types of scholarships available)

Mission: Honoring Their Sacrifice, Educating Their Legacy.

Of the one million-plus dependents adversely affected by deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, nearly nine out of 10 do not qualify for federal scholarship assistance. Folds of Honor seeks to meet this need by providing annual educational scholarships to the military families of those who have been killed or disabled while in active duty. These help support private education tuition, tutoring and educational summer camps for children K-12, as well as higher education tuition assistance for spouses and children. Since its founding in 2007, the organization is proud to have awarded over 7,500 scholarships, including over 2,000 in 2014 alone.

Requirements: Eligible applicants must be the spouse or dependent of:

•Any service member who has been killed or disabled with a service-connected disability from the VA (the disability rating must be at least 10);

•Children’s Fund Scholarship Specific: Any service member who has been killed or disabled in combat with a documented service-connected disability (greater than or equal to 90-100%), killed in the line of duty, or loss of limb.

•A veteran who died from any cause while such service-connected disability was in existence;

•Any service member who is currently classified as a POW or MIA;

•A service member missing in action or captured in line of duty by a hostile force;

•A service member forcibly detained or interned in line of duty by a foreign government or power;

•A service member who has received a Purple Heart Medal (may be active duty).

https://scholarships.foldsofhonor.org/prequalify This is the link to prequalify and the 2015 deadline for applications is approaching fast!!

Jonell Wilson
Military Family Assistance Specialist
HRCI Contractor
Office: 651-282-4055
Fax: 651-268-8157


April 8 Contractor Hiring Fair and Community Open House

(Posted on March 25, 2015)

Contractor Hiring Fair and Community Open House Wednesday, April 8, 2015
3:30-6:30 p.m.

NCSRCC Carpenters Union & Training Center
710 Olive Street, Saint Paul, MN

FEATURING: Contractors . Tool Vendors . Tool Shop-n-Swap . Demonstrations . Food Trucks . Blood Drive

View the PDF for additional details – April 8 Hiring Fair

Jonell Wilson
Military Family Assistance Specialist
HRCI Contractor
Office: 651-282-4055
Fax: 651-268-8157


Recruiting for Audio Alarm Monitoring Agents

(Posted March 10, 2015)

We are currently recruiting for Audio Alarm Monitoring Agents for a Fortune 500 Security Company located in Plymouth, MN. The company specializes in providing alarm surveillance for commercial and residential properties across the country.
This position requires the alarm monitoring professionals to verify break-ins in progress and or false alarms via real time audio surveillance. The alarm system is also capable of detecting the sounds of break-in attempts, so many times intruders are caught before they can even make entry into the building. Once an alarm is triggered, they send audio feeds to the monitoring center. Once an alarm is verified, the Monitoring team can monitor the conversations and movement of trespassers, obtaining valuable information and evidence for police.
Customer Service Call Centers are staffed 24/7/365 by a team that’s thoroughly trained in identifying, monitoring, and responding to clients’ security threats
–    1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts available.
–    $13 hr
–    Temp to hire opportunity
–    This is a call center environment

–    Must have previous Customer Service experience.
–    Must possess the ability to pay attention to detail and listen thoroughly.
–    High School Diploma
–    Excellent written and verbal communication.
–    Must be able to type a minimum of 45 wpm.
–    2+ years of Call Center experience is HIGHLY preferred.
–    Previous security experience is preferred.
–    Must be able to work Holidays and Weekends.
–    Must be able to multi-task.

POC for job and to send Resume is:
Lyndsay Nelson
Stanley On Site Manager
505 Hwy 169 North
Waterford Park, Suite 700
Plymouth, MN 55441
Direct: 612-872-3561
Mobile: 763-233-1072

Jonell Wilson
Military Family Assistance Specialist
HRCI Contractor
Office: 651-282-4055
Fax: 651-268-8157


CarMax is opening in Brooklyn Park MN! Please visit our website http://www.CarMax.com/twincities , for more information about our unique opportunities. We’re looking to hire for over 85 positions and many of those positions require little to no prior experience.

We always knew there had to be a better way to buy used cars. One that would make the process easy and fun. So we created CarMax, and we’ve been changing the way America buys cars since we opened our first store in Richmond, Virginia, in 1993.

Through hard work and dedication, we’ve grown from that one store in Richmond to more than 100 stores across the country. We’ve sold more than 4 million cars. We’ve appraised more than 16 million. And the news is buzzing with stories about CarMax, the experience we offer our customers, and the work environment we provide for our Associates. CarMax is listed on the FORTUNE® 500 list, we’ve been named one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” 10 years running and are on Training Magazines list  “Top 125 Training Companies to work for”. We’ve also found over the last 20+ years that Veterans of all branches make great CarMax employees due to their ability to work well with others. The team environment experience of the military lends itself well to the workplace environment of CarMax.

Apply Now Today!  http://www.carmax.com/twincities

Jonell Wilson
Military Family Assistance Specialist
HRCI Contractor
Office: 651-282-4055
Fax: 651-268-8157


WHAT: National Military Family Association military spouse scholarship application is now open

WHEN: About 300 scholarships, averaging around $1000, will be awarded to military spouses in 2015.
HOW: Scholarship applications are open December 1, 2014 – January 31, 2015 and military spouses can apply here: http://www.militaryfamily.org/our-programs/military-spouse-scholarships/

Funding can be used for a variety of pursuits including:

*    GED/ESL classes
*    Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate degrees
*    Certification fees, exams and programs
*    Vocation, technical and/or trade schools
*    Licensure exams and fees
Jordan Barrish
Public Relations Manager

National Military Family Association
t 703.931.6632 f 703.931.4600
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Jonell Wilson
Military Family Assistance Specialist
HRCI Contractor
5500 85th Ave N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
Office: 651-282-4055
Fax: 651-268-8157

“You make the call, We make the difference”


FREE COLLEGE CLASSES for Advanced Manufacturing Careers

WHO: Service member and their family spouses
WHAT: FREE COLLEGE CLASSES for Advanced Manufacturing Careers (except potential cost of books and/or software see POC below for info)
WHEN: The next 8-week class sessions begin January 5th and is extended now through March 2016

Training Schedule
January 5 – February 24, 2015
March 2 – April 21, 2015
April 27 – June 16, 2015
June 22 – August 11, 2015

WHY: By means of the Advanced Manufacturing Education (AME Alliance) grant initiative
HOW:: Courses are delivered in a hybrid instructional format over an eight week period; and delivered two hours per week via the newest lecture technology available, Mediated Telepresence (MT).  Visit our website: http://www.amealliance.org

WHERE: At your site or an AME Alliance campus (St. Cloud, Pine City, Staples in Brainerd, Bemidji), or a facility near you.

Robin Robatcek
Advanced Manufacturing Education (AME)
Training Representative for AME
St. Cloud Technical & Community College
1540 Northway Drive, 1-179 | St. Cloud, MN 56303
Office: 320.308.5350 | Email:


POC for covering costs of course materials:
Laura Boden
Central Regional Coordinator
MN Department of Veterans Affairs Office
Phone: 320.308.5147
Cell: 320.493.8153
Email:  laura.boden@state.mn.us


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(Posted on September 22, 2014)

Do you like variety, staying physically active, working with tools and teamwork? If so, we would like to hear from you!

Brownsworth has been providing office furniture installation services since 1971. We are hiring for entry-level INSTALLERS for Full and Part-Time openings to reconfigure office furniture and work stations/cubicles throughout the metro. Most work is M-F during the day with evening (4:30-10pm) and Weekend work paying a minimum of $18.00 per hour!

We offer on the job training and a clearly defined career path and growth potential for the right candidates. Lead, Foreman and Driver positions also available for experienced candidates. Our BENEFITS include: medical, dental, Life, 401k, vacation and holiday pay, PLUS we pay time and a half for any hours past * hours a day!

Previous office furniture installation preferred, but not required. Carpentry experience or commercial/residential moving experience a plus. You must have your own tools, a valid driving license, reliable transportation, ability to lift up to 60 pounds independently and the ability to pass FULL criminal background check.

Occasional (paid) meetings at our Plymouth office will be required. Hourly wage starts at $12.00. Higher Pay is negotiable for experienced Office Furniture Installers.

Call 763-249-3645 for a phone interview with Sally Malchow now! Reply to posting with resume or apply in person from 8 a.m. to 4:00 pm at: 4155 Berkshire Lane, Suite 200, (the far, north side of the bldg) Plymouth, MN 55446. For more information including an application that you can print, visit our website at www.brownsworth.com. Applications can be faxed to 763-745-0578. Brownsworth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Plymouth Home Depot has openings

(Posted September 22, 2014)

The Plymouth Home Depot is currently taking applications online for the following positions:

  • Cashiers
  • Sales Associates (Electrical, Hardware, Lumber/Building Materials and Paint)
  • Lot Associates
  • Delivery Pullers

Anyone interested can apply at www.careers.homedepot.com . Once you have applied, applicants should call the store at (763) 509-9590 extension 077 to speak with Anna about scheduling an interview. Thank you!!