Category: Sector News

10/10/18 Manufacturing Job Fair

We’ve partnered with the EDC in celebration of Manufacturing Month and are excited to bring about 20 Brevard County manufacturers and aerospace companies together who are looking for entry level to highly experienced skilled talent and hiring now. Companies include: Craig Technologies, Matrix Composites, Tecvalco USA, GEM Industries, Merritt Island Boatworks/Ocean Alexander, Diamondback America, Aerotek, […]

Blue Origin to build rocket servicing center in Florida

by Alan Boyle Blue Origin, the space venture created by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has struck a deal with Florida’s spaceport authority to build a $60 million rocket testing and refurbishment facility near Cape Canaveral. The facility would be constructed at Space Florida’s Exploration Park to provide support services for the $205 million, 750,000-square-foot New […]

MG Foods Selects Brevard Bringing 95 New Jobs and a $2.3 Million Capital Investment

Company to renovate 30,000 square-foot facility in Melbourne. Space Coast, FL (September 11, 2018) – MG Foods Inc. will join Brevard’s growing food manufacturing industry, becoming the 23rd company in this local sector, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced today. The company will renovate 685 Atlantis Road in Melbourne for its […]

Healthcare Career Fair on September 19, 2018

CareerSource Brevard is holding a Healthcare Career Fair on September 19, 2018 from 3-6pm at 295 Barnes Blvd., Rockledge, FL. More than 20 hiring managers will be on site recruiting for positions in Hospital, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Dental Office, Home and Behavioral health settings. Employment opportunities include Certified Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, Licensed […]

Job security and advancement opportunities exist in healthcare careers!

Now is a great time to start your healthcare career! Why? Employment projections from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity indicate Brevard County healthcare industry employment for 2017-2025 will increase in Hospitals by 6.6%, Nursing and Residential Care Facilities by 21.3%, and Ambulatory Health Care Services by 19.3%. This explosive industry growth, coupled with lower […]

3rd Annual State of Manufacturing Event

WHEN:  Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 4:30pn-6:30pm WHERE:  Aviation, Assembly & Fabrication Hangar, Eau Gallie High School -1400 Commodor Blvd., Melbourne, FL WHAT: Manufacturing Month Kick-Off State of Manufacturing Keynote: James Heckman, Economist for Florida Department of Economic Opportunity 2018 Manufacturing Champion Awards, Presentation and Study Findings on the Manufacturing Perceptions of Parents, Behind the […]

Healthcare Company Hiring in Brevard

Palm Point Behavioral Health is an 80-bed behavioral health hospital currently under construction in Titusville, Florida minutes from Cape Canaveral. With an anticipated opening this Fall, Palm Point Behavioral Health will treat adults and adolescents that suffer from a wide range of behavioral health diagnoses including, depression, anxiety and substance abuse in a modern and […]

Manufacturing Career Exploration Workshop set

CareerSource Brevard will host a Manufacturing Career Exploration Workshop from 2–4 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, at CareerSource Brevard’s main office in Rockledge. The address is 295 Barnes Blvd. This is an opportunity to meet Brevard’s manufacturing employers as well as education providers and learn about the classes they offer within th e industry. To […]

Saalex Solutions awarded contract

Saalex Solutions Inc. of Rockledge recently was awarded the Joint Range Technical Services II contract as a major sub-contractor under the prime contractor JT4 LLC, supporting the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Test Center. This expands on the support Saalex has been providing on the J-TECH I contract and extends the relationship for 15 […]

EFSC Receives Major Grant to Train Aerospace, High-Tech Workers

May 31, 2018 – Eastern Florida State College has received a nearly $3.8 million state grant to train Floridians for jobs in aerospace and advanced manufacturing as part of a major initiative from Gov. Rick Scott. Scott announced six Florida Job Growth Grant Fund projects Wednesday totaling $10 million, with Eastern Florida receiving $3.79 million […]