Space firms focus on potential workforce shortage

By Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel PALM BAY — Space industry officials say bolstering the industry’s future workforce to offset an expected wave of retirements must become a priority, or some firms will be left scrambling for workers. The talent pool has attracted newer companies such as SpaceX and Blue Origin, which creates informal hiring competition […]

Brevard’s unemployment down to 3.5 percent: County has more than 7,200 jobs from a year ago

By Wayne T. Price, FLORIDA TODAY Brevard County’s unemployment rate fell to 3.5 percent in October, basically the same as a month earlier. Year over year though, the Trinity of a positive job market continued on the Space Coast. A larger worker force. More people working. Fewer unemployed. Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity released the October […]

Bridging talent gap, growing opportunities in Florida through apprenticeships

By Michelle Dennard, President and CEO, CareerSource Florida The talent gap we face in Florida is not a new problem nor is it unique to our state. According to the Florida Chamber, while more than 400,000 are looking for jobs, we have 232,000 jobs looking for people. Florida’s employers and workforce development, economic development and […]

The Space Coast Satellite Industy is Growing

By Matthew Richardson, Orlando Business Journal Brevard County — is playing a big role in the future of the satellite industry in two big ways: Arlington, Va.-based satellite company OneWeb LLC in March expects to debut its $85 million, 100,000 square-foot manufacturing plant inSpace Florida’s Exploration Park. Space Florida is the state’s economic development agency […]

SpaceX Preps Rocket for Secret Payload, Parts Supplier Expands and More

By Matthew Richardson, Orlando Business Journal Here’s a few things happening this week on the Space Coast: Extant Aerospace: The Melbourne-based electronic parts maker and supplier broke ground on Nov. 14 for its planned 54,000-square-foot production and repair center. The company is currently posting jobs for a junior and senior manufacturing engineer, senior supply chain […]

National Apprenticeship Week: November 13-19, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today announced that the third annual National Apprenticeship Week will be held November 13-19, 2017. Apprenticeships provide demand-driven education, allowing apprentices to earn while they learn – helping to close the skills gap between the skills job creators seek and job seekers need. “Expanding apprenticeships across […]

Embraer Hiring!

Who & What? Embraer is hiring for their production facility! Immediate Job Openings. Interviews on site. —————- Aircraft Painters— #10578556 Assembly Technicians (Avionics, Hydraulic Installers, Structures, Interiors, etc.)— #10578496 A&P Technicians— #10578416 Manufacturing Engineers— #10578465 Quality Inspectors— # 10578533 Quality Engineers—  #10578484 . When & Where? Saturday, November 18th, from 9am to 3pm! Embraer Production Facility […]

CareerSource Brevard Holiday Schedule for July 2017-June 2018

2017-18 Career Center Closings: Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 Veteran’s Day: Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 Thanksgiving: Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 Day after Thanksgiving: Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 Christmas Eve Observed: Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 Christmas: Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 New Year’s Day- Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 Martin Luther King’s Day: Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 […]

CareerSource Brevard Appoints Gary Sulski as I.T. Sector Strategy Program Manager

Brevard, FL – CareerSource Brevard (CSB), the area authority on workforce development, has named Gary Sulski as its new Information Technology (I.T.) Sector Strategy Program Manager. Funded by the America’s Promise Grant (APG), a $2.38 million dollar grant from the Department of Labor, Sulski’ s efforts will drive CSB’s newest sector strategy centered on the talent […]

New Job Search Tools

Get Recruiting Event Announcements on the go! Text JOBS321 to the phone number 99000   Like and follow Brevard’s Newest Facebook Page for Jobs in Brevard. https://www.facebook.com/jobs321brevard/   Interactive Jobs Map 1. Click on the upper right icon in map below for expanded view. 2. Click any job for more details and to apply!