Front Porch: Learn about job that’s in high demand

Ninety percent of the graduates of Everett Community College’s precision machining program are employed within 30 days. Learn more about it at information sessions at 3 p.m. Tuesday or June 17. The information sessions are at EvCC, 2000 Tower St., in Index Hall, Room 109. For a free parking pass, email dlemeur@everettcc.edu or call 425-388-9570.

EvCC’s precision machining program is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required for entry-level positions as conventional or computer numerical control machine operators. Students can earn a certificate in two quarters or a two-year degree.

In 2013, companies had 400 advanced manufacturing job openings in Snohomish County. Those jobs were at companies such as Esterline, Avtech Corp-360, Umbra Cuscinetti, Windspeed Technical Solutions, Airgas Inc. and Boeing. The number of job openings is expected to increase.

More information:www.everettcc.edu/machining

Slide-related jobs: Snohomish County Work Source is hiring temporary workers to support work at the Oso mudslide. Positions include humanitarian support, trail maintenance, general labor and site supervision. Information will be presented on Monday at the Arlington Public Works Building, 154 W. Cox Ave.

There are three sessions to choose from: 10 or 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

More information: 425-258-6396

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