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If you are at least 18-years-old, have a high school diploma or GED, Pacer Steel may be interested in hiring you! Contact Rick Ross at 206-423-3172 for more info.
Seniors! If you are not afraid of heights (but have a healthy respect for them), you could become a high-rise window washer. Check out the following links for more info:
Lutheran Community Services - Home Health Care
Jobs for Youth through the Ecology Youth Corps is hiring for the summer - doing their part to keep Washington Green! Applications are accepted from February - Aprill.
An apprenticeship is a good way to prepare yourself for the future with on-the-job training in a highly skilled career. Apprenticeship is formalized, industry-driven career training. It is designed to create high-skill, high-paying job opportunities, and is an alternative route to traditional college programs. Depending on the occupation, apprenticeships last one to six years.
For workers, apprenticeships provide:
- Wages (that increase with your experience and skills)
- Classroom studies
- Job security and increased marketability
- Opportunity to earn college credit in many occupational areas
- Pathways to Apprenticeship videos
- How to Become an Apprentice
- The OHS Apprenticeship Timeline details high school preparation to become an apprentice
- The Construction Apprenticeship Guidebook is a great resource with contact information.
Search for Apprenticeship Opportunities
Apprenticeship Registration and Tracking System (ARTS) - this resource provides information on apprenticeship programs by county - see this video for help to navigate the site
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Apprentice
R&D Workforce Training Website
LNI.WA.Gov provides contact information for nearby apprenticeship training facilities
Would you like to learn more about different fields that offer apprenticeships? Here are five career areas that offer many apprenticeship opportunities in Washington State:
- Health Care: Are you a people person? Would you like a career caring for other people? You can learn to be an optician, a physical therapy aide, or pursue many other opportunities in health-related careers.
- Manufacturing: Do you like to work with your hands? Would you like to learn how to use the latest computer technology to work with wood, metal, or electronics? There are apprenticeships available for machinists, shop electricians, and many other manufacturing careers.
- Food Preparation and Serving: Do you love good food? Would you like a career preparing or serving food? Apprenticeships in the culinary arts field give you many opportunities to learn to be a top-notch cook or server.
- Public Safety: Do you want to protect others and keep our homeland safe? There are many apprenticeship opportunities in public safety, including firefighter, fire medic, and police officer.
- Construction and Building Trades: Have you always wanted to build things? Would you like a career in the construction industry? You can apprentice to learn to be a plumber, pipefitter, carpenter, electrician, or many other careers.
Interested in joining the military? Check out this Join the Military site for info on ASVAB, recruiters, etc.!
OHS helps the military implement the ASVAB test twice per year!
This year we will offer the testing on Tuesday, November 22nd at 8:00AM and Wednesday, April 12th at 8:00AM. Sign up sheets are available in the Counseling Center!
ASVAB FAQs Sheet
The OHS Military Timeline provides details on high school preparation for military enlistment
Our military recruiters are returning to campus very soon during lunches - the following dates/times are pre-COVID, so stay tuned for updates!!!
Army: Every Friday of the month during lunch.
Contact SSG. Steven Schaefer
Navy: Every Tuesday and Thursday during lunch.
Contact: PO2 Garrett Malcolm
Air Force: every 2nd Tuesday of October/December/February/April/May during lunch.
Contact: TSgt. Michael Reyes
Air National Guard: every last Thursday of the month during lunch
Contact: Sr. A. McKenzie Airhart
Marines: every Wednesday during lunch.
Contact: SSgt Cavan Falls - USMC
Army National Guard: will have a rep on campus during lunches every Monday.
Contact:SSgt Rowell Cordero
US Coast Guard: each Tuesday and Thursday during lunches.
Contact: PO1 Jacob Aping