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  • US Cellular  USCellular.com  Retail Wireless Consultant
    U.S. Cellular believes a sale is really a connection. It's an opportunity to understand the changing needs of your customer, and share your extensive knowledge about the products and services that'll best serve those needs. You'll quickly discover that the solutions you offer do more than just strengthen your relationship with your customer. They become the driving force behind our customers' excitement in recommending us to family and friends. As the face of U.S. Cellular, your work is critical to driving winning results that will grow our business. You'll be leveraging your skills and experience in sales to quickly build great rapport with your customers, conduct a thorough needs assessment to help you make smart product and service recommendations, and overcome any obstacle to your achievement of a successful sale. After all, the best close is only the beginning of a great relationship with your customer. Aside from core academic fundamentals, like a high school diploma, you'll have experience in consultative selling and successfully positioning products and services. While having experience in a commissioned environment is an additional asset, the sales skills you bring to the business are most critical to your success and your ability to deliver the world's best customer experience. With the opportunity to earn a competitive hourly salary plus individual and team based incentives, you've probably never worked where commissions were calculated like ours. Being there for our customers when they need us most is a top priority, and this requires you to be open and flexible in scheduling time around their needs during normal business hours including weekends and holidays. Are you ready to uncover your true potential in an environment where you will be respected, trusted and empowered to make quality business decisions to delight our customers and have access to the latest wireless products and industry changing services? Then come to work in our competitive yet collaborative team-focused sales environment, where best practices are shared and peers are supported. At U.S. Cellular you'll portray the values that make up our "Dynamic Organization," and provide the best customer experience to achieve winning business results. We don't just say it-we live it! U.S. Cellular is a drug-free workplace and committed to diversity and inclusion. - High School diploma or state equivalency required. - 1 year customer-facing experience preferred. - 1 year retail sales experience preferred. - 1 year cellular industry experience preferred. - Strong written and interpersonal communication skills required. - Must be flexible to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required. Job: Sales Retail Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
    Apply at uscellular.jobs

  • Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd.  www.hogvet.com  Lab Technician
    1 full-time and 1 part-time Lab Technician positions are available. Lab technicians assist in providing diagnostic results to the management team. Primary duties include processing, sample submissions, documentation, & generating detailed reports. Chosen candidates will be proficient in Microsoft Excel. Prior lab experience is preferred but not required.
    Candidates may submit resumes to hr@hogvet.com or may complete an online application at www.hogvet.com

  • Northwest Youth Corps  www.nwyouthcorps.org/default.aspx  Conservation Field Positions
    Northwest Youth Corps (NYC) NYC is an innovative non-profit organization dedicated to providing opportunities for young adults to learn, grow, and experience success. We operate outdoor programs that help young adults develop critical life skills; focusing on education, challenge, leadership, community, and empowerment. NYC programs include intensive 5 week residential conservation corps crews, local community corps crews, youth day camps, a fully accredited outdoor high school, and a 2 acre organic farm. Young people in our programs gain essential job skills like a solid work ethic, teamwork skills, and perseverance as well as academic credit. Youth graduate NYC having made new friends, earned a paycheck or a diploma, and better prepared to meet their life’s goals. NYC crews work throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Northern California, and Arizona on resource management projects like trail maintenance, non-native weed eradication, and stream restoration. These projects benefit our public lands while helping to develop the next generation of citizen stewards. Northwest Youth Corps is supported by fee for service work with federal, local and non-profit partners as well as foundation and individual donation support. NYC is open to all youth looking to make a difference. Program Staff Positions Staff and participants of NYC's Youth Corps programs live and work outdoors in some of the most beautiful and rugged natural areas of the Pacific Northwest. Youth Corps crews work throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Northern California. As a Crew Leader or Assistant Crew Leader, you will co-lead a teen-age trail crew in one of our many conservation projects scattered across the Northwest. You will grow, learn and laugh along with your crew; build solid muscles and lasting friendships. All staff participating within Youth Corps Programs are hired on as Assistant Crew Leads. Evaluations throughout staff trainings will help Supervisors determine who will fit best in what role. NYC is currently hiring to fill positions in our spring, summer and fall programs. We also offer a six week leadership training program beginning in April for young adults interested in gaining the skills necessary to lead an NYC crew. Community Conservation Corps (CCC) The Community Conservation Corps program offers professional development and training for young adults aged 18 to 24, who are out of school and unemployed. The CCC program integrates team-based work projects, education, and professional trainings into a program that stresses leadership growth and the development of conservation work skills. Members work a minimum of 900 hours over a 5 month period. Hours include travel, work, trainings, education and mandatory camp activities such as debriefs and evaluations. Food is not provided for this program, but AmeriCorps Members may be eligible for food assistance services. Members earn a living allowance of $6,050 prorated over the course of their service. Members are eligible for an additional educational award of $2,865 once their program has concluded and they have completed 900 hours of service. This Education Award can be used for college, trade school or other approved academic programs in the future (or applied to current student loans). Summer Stewardship Program (SSP) The Summer Stewardship Program is an innovative AmeriCorps program designed to provide hands on training and experience to those interested in pursuing employment with conservation corps, land and water resource management agencies, and other outdoor careers. The SSP integrates team-based work projects, education, and on-site vocational training into an experience that prioritizes personal growth, and the development of conservation work skills. Participants will develop technical skills working on a variety of conservation projects while developing the soft skills needed to be successful in the outdoor industry. All SSP's are residential programs requiring long days, high energy, and love of challenge. The crew works up to 40 hours a week on a variety of projects and spends the weekends participating in and leading recreational and educational outings. The basic schedule is a 10 day hitch followed up with 4 days off, but with a return to a point of origin on that time off. AmeriCorps Members work a minimum of 450 hours over an 8 week period. Hours include travel, work, trainings, education and mandatory camp activities such as debriefs and evaluations. Members earn a living allowance of $3,025 prorated over the course of their service. Members are eligible for an additional educational award of $1,468 once their program has concluded and they have completed the minimum 450 hours of service. This Education Award can be used for college, trade school or other approved academic programs in the future (or applied to current student loans).
    visit our website at: www.nwyouthcorps.org/default.aspx

  • LaunchCode  https://www.launchcode.org/  Entry Level Programmer
    Don’t have a CS degree? No problem. If you’ve ever tinkered with C/C++, Java, Javascript, C#, Python, Ruby or functional language but don’t consider yourself an expert, LaunchCode can help you turn that tinkering into a career! LaunchCode offers you an on-ramp to a paid programming apprenticeship at one of hundreds of St. Louis companies. LaunchCode has connected past candidates with apprenticeships at host companies like MasterCard, CenturyLink, Scottrade, and even Riot Games. During the apprenticeship period, pay is $15/hour. The host company is committed to keeping the candidate until it makes a decision on the candidate’s future at the company. Essentially, the company is giving you an opportunity to prove yourself. With good performance you will be well-positioned to be hired into a full-time salaried position at market rates. The average apprenticeship lasts 84 days, and we have a 90% success rate placing candidates in full-time salaried positions. At a minimum, LaunchCode candidates should: -Have development experience, however, work experience is not required. -Be familiar with an at least one imperative (C/C++, Java, Javascript, C#, Python, Ruby, etc.) or functional language (Haskell, Scala, F#, Clojure, etc). HTML, Markup Languages, etc do not meet the language requirement. -Have good problem solving skills. We are looking for logical minds that can understand cause and effect and how to break down difficult problems. This is critical for programmers. The ability to solve difficult algorithms is not required. -Understand basic control structures and elements of programs like loops, variables, functions, and potentially objects and classes. -Be eager to learn. This is a mentorship with a company, and an incredible opportunity to get a job. -Expectation will be for the candidate to work full time, plus potential weekend and nighttime hours to get up to speed and learn as much as possible. -Take criticism well and be assertive enough to ask for help. If you want to be a LaunchCode candidate but do not feel you have the necessary skills, apply anyway. If you do not have the necessary skills, we will assist and work with you until you do. Our stats: -90% of LaunchCode apprentices get offered full-time employment. -On average last 84 days (longer or shorter depending on how hard you work). - Average starting salary after apprenticeship period $50,000
    Please apply through our website at LaunchCode.org

  • LaunchCode  https://www.launchcode.org/  Business Intelligence Analyst
    LaunchCode offers pair programming apprenticeships with an experienced developer at top companies including MasterCard, Panera, Riot Games, and more. Our goal is to fill open IT positions by removing credential barriers, linking learners with free resources, and creating an on-ramp to jobs through apprenticeships with companies. LaunchCode is looking for highly analytical data junkies who enjoy coding, but don't want to be software engineers. We want to meet people who get excited about analyzing and manipulating tons of data. We want to meet you if you enjoy: -Wrangling data from multiple sources -Working with several large and complex SQL databases -Designing and building reports and analyses in Excel -Desire to learn about business principles and processes The apprenticeship program: -Will place you with an experienced professional -Pays $15/hr for the duration of the program. -Places you at companies interested in offering you a full-time, salaried position -Provide free educational resources to accelerate your learning Our stats: -90% of LaunchCode apprentices get offered full-time employment. -On average last 84 days (longer or shorter depending on how hard you work). - Average starting salary after apprenticeship period $50,000
    Please apply through our website at LaunchCode.org

  • LaunchCode  https://www.launchcode.org/  LaunchCode Placement
    LaunchCode offers paid pair programming apprenticeships with an experienced developer at top companies including MasterCard, Panera, Riot Games, and more. Our goal is to fill open IT positions by removing credential barriers, linking learners with free resources, and creating an on-ramp to jobs through apprenticeships with companies. After applying with LaunchCode you will be offered an apprenticeship at a company that matches your personal and professional goals and strengths while helping you become a better programmer. Apprenticeships all pay $15/hr, with 90% resulting in the candidate being offered full-time employment. We are looking for you if you have: -Familiarity with an at least one imperative (C/C++, Java, Javascript, C#, Python, Ruby, etc.) or functional language (Haskell, Scala, F#, Clojure, etc). (we are not interested in HTML, Markup Languages, etc.) -A logical mind. -An understanding basic control structures and elements of programs like loops, variables, functions, and potentially objects. -Eagerness to learn. -Interest in becoming a full time developer. The apprenticeship program: -Will place you with an experienced developer. -Places you at companies interested in offering you a full-time, salaried position. -Provide free educational resources to accelerate your learning. Our stats: -90% of LaunchCode apprentices get offered full-time employment. -On average last 84 days (longer or shorter depending on how hard you work). - Average starting salary after apprenticeship period $50,000
    Please apply through our website at LaunchCode.org

  • Illinois River Biological Station  http://wwx.inhs.illinois.edu/fieldstations/irbs/  Aquatic Ecology Technician
    Successful candidate will assist large river ecologists in the collection of monitoring data. The individual in this position must demonstrate a working knowledge of, and ability to collect biological data, such as fisheries and water quality in a large river system; experience using large boats, outboard motors, trailers, four wheel drive vehicles along with fisheries, water quality, and related field equipment is preferred. The candidate will also be expected to perform field station maintenance duties.
    For full consideration, applications should be received by 3/5/2015, but position will remain open until filled. Electronic applications required. To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three references to: hroffice@inhs.illinois.edu (Reference “Solomon Tech” in subject line). For full job posting go to: http://wwx.inhs.illinois.edu/opportunities/part-time/hourly-technician-illinois-river-biological-station-closes-3515/

  • Kinnucan Tree Experts & Landscaping Company  www.kinnucan.com  Plant Health Care/Turf Specialist
    looking to expand our Plant Health Care/Turf department! Looking to train for this position. Knowledge of plant material a plus
    send resume to carrie@kinnucan.com

  • nextSource Staffing  http://www.nextsource.com/  Several Positions open
    NextSource is a staffing and recruiting firm in Peoria, IL that specializes in the following areas: * Information Technology * Purchasing Analysts * Engineering * Data Entry/Clerical * Administrative Assistants * Accounting * Logistics Planning Analysts * Marketing * Business Analysts * Project Management Your can also find our positions posted on Zip Recruiter. Go to https://www.ziprecruiter.com/ and look for nextSource.
    If you are looking for employment or know of someone who is, please give us a call at (309) 636-9611 or email your resume to peoriaoffice@nextsource.com.

  • First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)  www.fccmacomb.org  Nursery Assistant
    Our nursery is growing and we are in need of an additional qualified Nursery Assistant to work with children from newborn to age 4. Department: Christian Education Hours: Primarily for Sunday mornings from 8:30am to 12:00 noon with possible additional times for special services and programs throughout the week as needed. Rate: The salary is negotiable.
    Apply online at www.fccmacomb.org

  • First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)  www.fccmacomb.org  Children's Minister (Part Time)
    The Children’s Minister will plan and lead educational and recreational activities that inspire spiritual growth and discipleship of FCC children from preschool through 6th grade. The Children’s Minister will work with the pastor and Christian Education Committee to set goals and ensure that planned programming is within budgetary considerations and consistent with the FCC mission to attract and retain families with young children. The Children’s Minister will strengthen children’s ministry to ensure a meaningful transition for FCC children into a vibrant and vital youth ministry (7th – 12th grades). Department: Christian Education Hours: 10 hours per week mid Aug - mid May; Summer Hours TBD Rate: $12 per hour
    Apply online at www.fccmacomb.org

  • COUNTRY PLAZA  www.countryplaza@doitbest.com  small engine tech/parts
    THE JOB IS SMALL ENGINE REPAIR.WE ARE A CUB CADET AND STIHL DEALER. ALSO KOHLER AND HONDA AND BRIGGS AND STRANTON ENGINES.WE WORK ON ALL BRANDS OF OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT.THE JOB WOULD ALSO INCLUDE PARTS COUNTER WORK. SOME PICKUP AND DELIVERIES OF MOWERS AND RENTAL EQUIPMENT. WE ARE A HARDWARE STORE AND AT TIMES HELP IS NEEDED IN THAT AREA. THERE IS A GREAT DEAL OF CUSTOMER INTERACTION. BEING ABLE TO WORK WITH THE PUBLIC IS A PLUS. WORK SCHEDULE IS SET UP ON A ROTATION. WORKING SOME WEEKENDS AND SIX DAYS DURING THE BUSY SEASON.
    APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE AT COUNTRY PLAZA-502 EAST LAUREL AVE. HAVANA,IL 62644. 309-543-2287. STORE HOURS MONDAY-SATURDAY 7-5:30,SUNDAY 10-2:00.

  • Fulton County FSA  http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA  Temporary Program Technician
    Temporary Assignment helping the local FSA office implement the 2014 Farm Program. Agricultural background is a plus but not a requirement. Office skills are also a plus but not a requirement. Typical work days and hours are Monday - Friday 8-4:30. Salary range $9.50-$15.00 per hour. We recognize and appreciate the benefits of diversity in the workplace. People who share this belief and reflect a diverse background are encouraged to apply. FSA is an equal opportunity employer
    Applications available at the Fulton County FSA Office – 13118 N US HWY 24, Lewistown, IL, 309-547-2233. This vacancy announcement closes March 2, 2015 and applications must be received by that date.

  • County Market  www.mycountymarket.com  Assistant Bakery Manager
    SUMMARY To assist the Bakery Manager with ensuring Maximum Customer Service to all customer and provide a positive working environment for associates. To manage the Bakery Department by promoting sales, achieving budgeted goals and complying with NFI guidelines. KEY ATTRIBUTES Product Minded Customer Minded Detail Minded Problem solving Goal orientated Communication skills Leadership skills Bakery Experience High Energy Level ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. To service customer with the highest quality products Assist manager on day-to-day operations procedures Performs aspects of bakery duties Assist in timely and accurate ordering. Assist in timely and accurate inventories Promote and support established programs Sanitation program Problem solving Promote sales
    Please apply in person or at www.mycountymarket.com

  • County Market  www.mycountymarket.com  Assistant Deli Manager
    SUMMARY To assist the department manager with running a profitable Deli department. KEY ATTRIBUTES Strong verbal and written skills Ability to plan and execute Detailed and organized Ability to delegate Self starter Enjoy a fast-paced environment Supervisory skills Customer service skills ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Maximum Customer Services to all customers Achieve budgeted sales, gross and cost controls. Proper preparation and display of product. Sanitation Safety Fresh Chicken Program Fresh Meat Program Fresh Domestic Cheese Program. Provide effective training, development and work direction for department associates. Supervise and motivate a team of associates.
    Please apply in person or at www.mycountymarket.com

 

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