Welcome to The Waterland Blog’s Jobs Page!
On this page, you’ll find a collection of local resources that may help you find work, as well as learn about the local economy and job scene.
Our goal here at The Waterland Blog is not only to serve our community with the most up-to-date local news, events and more, but to also help our Readers as well.
Some of the resources available include:
- Des Moines-area Job Listings
- Stories about the local economy
- Online resources to help you find work
If you know of any job listing feeds (must be RSS/XML), please email us and we’ll add it.
Thanks, and good luck!
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WLB Advertiser Des Moines United Methodist Church is offering FREE employment workshops starting Monday, June 7th, from Noon – 1pm. These workshops will be taught by College Career Development Teacher Cindy Akana. Here are the details: WHAT: Des Moines United Methodist Church Employmehnt Workshops WHEN: ... [Read more]
On Thursday (Mar. 4), Highline Community College’s Center of Excellence for International Trade, Transportation and Logistics (ITTL) announced that it had received $250,000 to provide additional job training opportunities for positions in the international trade sector. “As our economy continues... [Read more]
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State Representatives Dave Upthegrove and Tina Orwall, both Democrats from Des Moines, along with Senator Karen Keiser (D-Kent), will host a Community Jobs Forum on Saturday, Feb. 20th from 10am to Noon at the Kent City Hall. Stepping out of the traditional “town hall” format, the three lawmakers... [Read more]
A preliminary state audit questions the Port of Seattle’s contract with the nonprofit “Port Jobs” program, and Rep. Dave Upthegrove (D – Des Moines) is sponsoring a bill that will make sure the program continues. Since 1993, the private, nonprofit “Port Jobs” program has... [Read more]
A brand spankin’ new Goodwill Store will open Thursday, Sept. 17th in Des Moines, and will feature the usual Goodwill great shopping values, a convenient drop-off for tax-deductible, gently used clothes and household goods, as well as provide support for Goodwill’s job-training and placement... [Read more]
The controversial new South Correctional Entity (SCORE) jail will conduct groundbreaking ceremonies at 2pm Monday, Aug. 10th on the project site, which is located at 1801 S. 200th Street in Des Moines. The $80.5 million, one-story SCORE facility is being built to provide a cost-effective misdemeanor... [Read more]
Laid off? Job hunting? Tired of being “between gigs”? Then pay attention – Highline Community College is offering a series of free job-hunting workshops, with the next two coming up on the next two Tuesdays: WHAT: Two “Navigating the Future” job-hunting workshops on cover... [Read more]
In our continuing effort to serve the community of Des Moines, The Waterland Blog proudly announces its latest category page: JOB LISTINGS! You can find it anytime by clicking on “Jobs” listed in the upper navigation menu between “Events” and “Directory.” We’re... [Read more]