Category: Regional News

Hurricane Irma Recovery Resources

At CareerSource Brevard we are dedicated to helping you recover as quickly as possible from Hurricane Irma.  Below you will find resources for businesses and individuals. Quick Information Latest Hurricane updates from the National Hurricane Center Local updates from Brevard County Emergency Management Emergency evacuation routes Follow Channel 13 for latest weather updates Follow Brevard […]

SpaceX, U.S. Air Force to launch secretive robotic space plane from Cape Canaveral

By:  Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel SpaceX has scheduled a launch for one of the U.S. Air Force’s two X-37B robotic space planes. The Boeing-built plane is a 29-foot long, 9-foot, 6-inch tall vehicle that resembles a smaller version of NASA’s retired space shuttle. It will be mounted into the nose of one of SpaceX’s workhorse […]

Kennedy Space Center Resurgence

By: Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel The transformation of the Space Center and the 144,000-acre property required a vision where government and commercial companies were both welcomed and supported. The resulting growth in the industry has created potential opportunities for contractors. NASA has an Exploration Mission 1 test flight planned for 2019 that will send an […]

The Space Coast’s Manufacturing Workforce Pipeline is Growing

CPT program resulting in an 80% job-placement-success rate Space Coast, FL (August 25, 2017) – In 2014, The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) launched a pilot program of work focused on building baseline manufacturing skills to confront the Space Coast’s manufacturing workforce skills gap, and ensure Brevard County businesses would remain competitive […]

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meets October 5, 2017

The third meeting of the Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium, Thursday, October 5th, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join Healthcare Industry Representatives, Educational Partners, CareerSource Brevard and other community stakeholders to craft and implement a measurable plan of action to strengthen and develop local talent pipelines for healthcare occupations in Brevard County. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.  The program […]

Astro Pak Corporation Invests in Titusville, FL for Expansion

The company’s presence in North Brevard promises new growth for the region Space Coast, FL (August 17, 2017) – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) is pleased to announce that Astro Pak Corporation has selected Titusville, Florida as the new location for the company’s expanding field operations. Based in California, Astro Pak […]

ERC Announces New Location in Melbourne, FL

Company to bring over 350 jobs to the area Space Coast, FL (August 15, 2017) – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) and Enhanced Resource Centers (ERC), a highly successful contact center headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, is excited to announce its new location set to open in October 2017 in Melbourne, Florida. […]

Florida housing market shows steady improvements

By Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel Senator Bill Nelson: The region will eventually see several launches per week and “in some cases, two launches a day,” he said Wednesday “There is a whole new partnership between government and private industry that we are seeing develop before our eyes,” Nelson said, saying it took “a few prayer […]

Northrop Grumman is Hiring for OVER 100 Positions!

Recruiting Event–Invitation Only   Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 9:30am-2:30pm   CareerSource Brevard-Rockledge–295 Barnes Boulevard   HIRING:  OVER 100 POSITIONS AVAILABLE, LOCAL AND NATIONWIDE Job Order: 10525026      Cyber Information Sys Security 2 Job Order: 10525216       PC Network Support Technician 2/3 Job Order: 10525359       Logistics Planner 2 – Provisioning Analyst Job Order: 10525090       Budget […]

Historic Rocket Launch Scheduled for August 25

By Matthew Richardson, Orlando Business Journal Orbital ATK Inc., Dulles, Va.-based aerospace company(NYSE: OA), will launch its Minotaur IV rocket on Aug. 25 from Cape Canaveral. This launch will be a first for Space Florida’s launch complex 46, since the last launch in 1999. The rocket will carry the ORS-5 satellite, also known as the SensorStat,  […]