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Bakersfield Rapid Hire Event

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BAKERSFIELD RAPID HIRE EVENT

March 9, 2019
10 am to 2 pm
University of Phoenix Learning Center
4900 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

REGISTER HERE or Link through the job description below

NAVFAC Southwest will hold a Rapid Hire Event targeting the positions listed below for NAS Lemoore & NAWS China Lake. Qualified candidates will be able to interview on-site with our goal of providing offers for all targeted openings. 

We will only have hiring managers for the positions listed below. If you do not see a position listed, please submit your resume via standard processes here.

HOW DO I QUALIFY?
Your resume is the first step in demonstrating that you meet the qualifications and requirements for each position. Resumes are challenging to write, so we have posted a Federal Resume Template Example.
You are encouraged to tailor your resume based on the position listings below. 

FEDERAL RESUME TEMPLATE EXAMPLE


SKILLED TRADES
Electronics Mechanic 
Electrician
High Voltage Electrician
Laborer/Helper/Worker
A/C Mechanic
Boiler Mechanic
Pipefitter
Plumber
Toolroom Attendant
Facility Maintenance Mechanic (2+ Skilled Trades)
Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic
Sheet Metal Mechanic
Utilities Systems Operator (USO)

WHITE COLLAR/PROFESSIONAL
Production Controller
Supply Technician
Environmental Protection Assistant
Environmental Protection Specialist
Engineering Technician (Construction Representative)
Cost/Scheduling Engineer
Construction Manager
Supervisory General Engineer
Civil Engineer (Structural)
Electrical Engineer
Engineering Technician (Boiler Specialist)

 


 

FAQs

 

1) What MUST I bring with me?

Candidates must bring (as applicable):

Industry Standard Resume (cover letter optional) (make sure your contact info - phone and email - are listed), 
References 
Other documentation required in the position listing to support qualifications.

IF YOU ARE NOT PRE-REGISTERED, YOU NEED TO BRING A DIGITAL AND HARD COPY TO THE EVENT.

Resumes should be tailored to the job(s) you wish to apply for. They should have quantifiable data and demonstrate your ACCOMPLISHMENTS in the skills listed in the job listing. The resume is the main way we have of evaluating your experience as it relates to the position(s) we have open. 

Positions that require a degree or certification will require you to bring your transcripts or proof of certification with you to the event. 

Veterans should bring their DD-214 or *Statement of Service.

Veterans with 30% or more service connected disability should bring the documentation from the VA.

Individuals with medical conditions (Schedule A) listed at https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf256.pdf who are willing to self-disclose, should bring form sf256 from that website and letter from a medical provider or one provided through the State of California Department of Rehabilitation.

 

*Statement of Service should be printed on command letterhead and signed by the command and must provide the branch and dates of service, rate/rank, the expected date and type of discharge (Honorable, General, etc).


2) Do you have any tips on preparation for the Career Fair?

There are many videos on LinkedIn and articles online on how to prepare for Career Fairs, Interviews, and Resume Creation. Some resources are:

Virtual Workshop: Interviewing: https://hru.gov/Studio_Recruitment/Virtual_Session.aspx?vs=2
Federal Resume Writing Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YX7o1PBoFk  
Federal Resume Writing Tip Sheet: https://hru.gov/Studio_Recruitment/tools/Resume_Writing_Handout.pdf
10 keys to Success at Job and Career Fairshttps://www.livecareer.com/career/advice/jobs/job-career-fairs
Civilian Resume Template, Cover Letter Template, Reference Sheet Template and more resources: https://www.hireheroesusa.org/tools-resources/

*No command or federal endorsement is implied by referencing the resources above.



3) What should I wear?

The rule of thumb is that you dress one level above the corporate culture or type of position you are looking for. Is the position normally where they wear jeans and a t-shirt? Then you should go business casual with khakis and polos. Do they wear business casual? Then you may want slacks and a button down (or skirt and polo for women). This takes a bit of research on your part, but the bottom line is that you can NEVER be too dressy when it comes to making your first impression. 



4) How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can send your questions to:  navfac_sw_jobs@navy.mil


Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office.

Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility. 

NOTEAll documents will be purged 90 days after receipt.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The U.S. Navy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all candidates for positions and career development are considered without discrimination. Leaders, managers and supervisors ensure that individuals are judged solely on the basis of merit and ability and with respect for the differences that make us stronger as a team.

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