At the national level, websites such as www.linkedin.com, www.monster.com, www.careerbuilder.com and www.indeed.com have extensive search capabilities as well as resume tips, forum support and professional networking options.
The National Military Spouse Network, a networking, mentoring and professional development organization, has a wealth of career information at its website, www.nationalmilitaryspousenetwork.org. The group aims to help military spouses build a meaningful, sustained career path and offers a library of articles that touch on topics like entrepreneurship, resume tips, self-promotion and more as well as a membership-only discussion forum. The organization also features companies that are military spouse-owned or military spouse-friendly on its Homefront Business Listings page.
State of Washington
Employment opportunities with the state of Washington are posted online. Search by category, department or location and then apply online.
Washington Employment Security Department
Applicants can apply for jobs, including state jobs, through WorkSource on this site as well as check out the job fairs calendar, keep up with occupations in demand and learn about special services for veterans and farm workers. The site also provides unemployment information.
130 S. Arthur St.
Spokane, WA 99202 509-532-3000
This state office provides free personal assistance for employment searches, job skills training help, a computer resources center, free local phone and fax use, information about public transportation and child care assistance, workshops and classes, help filing for unemployment benefits, and information about and connections to the Affordable Care Act in Washington.
Next Generation Zone
901 E. Second St., Suite 100
Spokane, WA 99202 509-340-7800
Part of the state’s WorkSource Spokane, this is the area’s sole youth career and employment center. Its website provides resources and information on career exploration, job searching, interview tips, GEDs, job skills and more.
Spokane County Human Resources
824 N. Adams
Spokane, WA 99260 509-477-5750
Jobs are posted online, along with salary and benefits information. Visit the website to apply online.
City of Airway Heights
1208 S. Lundstrom St.
Airway Heights, WA 99001
Click on “How Do I?” then “Apply for City Employment” to find information about the application process, qualification and identification requirements, and current job openings.
City of Cheney
609 Second St.
Cheney, WA 99004
Jobs are posted under “How Do I?” then “Apply for Employment.” Application guidelines and procedures are always available.
City of Liberty Lake
22710 E. Country Vista Drive
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Employment and volunteer opportunities are posted on the city’s website.
City of Spokane
808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99201
The city lists available positions, including temporary and seasonal work, as well as benefits information on its Career Center website.
City of Spokane Valley
11707 E. Sprague Ave., Suite 106
Spokane Valley, WA 99206
A click on “Jobs” will take you to a lucid site that splits jobs into “Executive,” “General,” “Temporary, Seasonal and Part-Time” and “Internship and Work Study.” It also provides “Other Resources,” among them four school districts and the Association of Washington Cities, which links to JobNet and a list of all open positions in municipal governments in Washington and surrounding states.