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  • The Maschhoffs  www.themaschhoffs.com  Wean-To-Market Site Manager
    Job Overview: Provide daily management and employee supervision for a wean-to-market production farm. Ensure consistent implementation of Best Management Practices on farm that drive productivity, optimize efficiency, promote sustainability, and safeguard the well-being of the animals. Collaborate with and closely align with other divisions to consistently deliver best-in-class quality products and services to our customers. Responsibilities: Provide direct leadership to a small team of employees (if applicable), through strong communication, goal setting, and routine coaching of management behaviors. Implement on-boarding, training, and coaching programs to develop technical and leadership capacity within the team. Directly manage production employees, including scheduling of workers, pig transport, barn wash labor, and vaccination labor. Ensure consistent implementation of best management practices in the barns, including sound bio-security protocols, establishment of proper growth environment, placement and startup, monitoring of feed systems, feed ordering, monitoring herd health, administering medications, selection and sorting for market delivery, and loading market animals. Routinely inspect facilities to validate employee performance. Collaborate with support Divisions to ensure that facilities are maintained in such a fashion as to optimize the housing environment for the animals. Implement principles of total quality management in pig production. Ensure implementation of best management practices consistent with commonly accepted standards for animal welfare. Ensure that pig production is conducted in a manner that safeguards the environment, protects worker safety, and maintains regulatory compliance. Collaborate and closely align with other divisions in the business group to consistently and efficiently deliver best-in-class quality products and services to our customers. Requirements: Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED required. AAS or BS in animal science or related agriculture field preferred. Minimum of 2 years of previous experience in swine or other livestock production highly preferred. Experience with direct employee supervision is preferred. Daily localized travel within the working geography. Clean driving record with valid insurance. Ability to push, pull or lift at least 50 lbs. Ability to walk/stand on concrete for long periods of time. Ability to handle exposure to dust, odor, and noise. We offer competitive wages and an exceptional benefits package including the use of a company vehicle. EOE
    Visit our website at www.themaschhoffsjobs.com and search for requisition #24781.

  • Ameren  www.ameren.com/careers  Metering Technician/Apprentice Metermen 1st 9 Mos
    (position to be posted 8/21/14 - 9/4/14) Ameren Illinois delivers energy to 1.2 million electric and 807,000 natural gas customers in downstate Illinois, and our mission is to power the quality of life. Our service territory covers more than 1,200 communities and 43,700 square miles. For more information, visit AmerenIllinois.com. Follow us on Twitter @AmerenIllinois and Facebook. Metering Technician/Apprentice Metermen 1st 9 Mos About the Positions: There are multiple openings for Metering Technician/Apprentice Meterman 1st 9 Mos in IL. The positions may be located in one of the following Illinois locations listed below. When you answer your application questions please select the location(s) that you would be willing to consider. Please note that each location has a 25 mile domicile requirement. The positions will be based at one of the following locations: Pioneer Park - Peoria, IL 2460 N Jasper - Decatur, IL Champaign, IL Paxton, IL Effingham, IL Apprentices are expected to: • Successfully complete the "Ameren Illinois Meterman Apprentice and Training Program". • Under the direction of a qualified journeyman and/or a member of management, complete the necessary training to be able to perform all duties required of an apprentice. • The apprentice will conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times. • The apprentice will respect the customer's property at all times. • The apprentice will be respectful to customers, the public, and all co-workers. • The apprentice will work safely in accordance with Ameren Safe Practices and Policies • The apprentice will complete work …with high quality and in compliance with rules and standards. This position requires a significant amount of technical training and the willingness to work safely. • Apprentices will be expected to perform tasks that they have had training, demonstrated competency on Check Offs, and with journeyman approval. • Must live within twenty-five (25) road miles of the location. Qualifications: A prerequisite requirement to being a candidate for the Electric Meterman Apprentice Program is the completion of a junior college level course in technical mathematics. The candidate has two options: 1. The courses may be successfully completed at a college or junior college. 2. A correspondence course successfully completed must be approved by the Joint Committee. The courses at a minimum shall consist of instruction in fractions, percent, measure, graphs, algebra, equations, ratio, and proportion trigonometry. 3. Candidates will be expected to provide a transcript of the Technical Mathematics Course. 4. Please include your resume and your unofficial transcripts with your application. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Join our team as we strive to achieve our vision – “Leading the Way to a Secure Energy Future”. Apply online via our website www.ameren.com (job opening #13448)
    Apply online via our website www.ameren.com/careers (job opening #13448)

  • Menold Farm Enterprises, LLC  demenold@frontier.com  Tractor and harvesting equipment driver, Semi driver, general farm employment
    Two positions are open. A CDL is required for the semi driver position. Experience operating farm equipment and mechanical aptitude are helpful. Limited livestock (cattle) chores sometimes performed. Some construction work skills may be beneficial. You must be in good physical condition, have adequate transportation, and be willing to work hard for good wages. Relocation costs may be reimbursed in certain circumstances.
    Send resume and contact phone #'s, along with any previous employment experience and corresponding phone numbers to e-mail address above. Please include age, current employment status, marital status, and references. For further information, call (309) 251-0709

  • crossroadtruckservice  crossroadtruckservice.com  diesel mechanic
    seeking full time diesel mechanic.Must be knowledgable in all types tractor and trailer repair.
    apply in person or email. please call 309-253-0744

  • YWCA  www.ywca.org  Executive Director
    The YWCA of Canton, IL, is seeking a well qualified professional ready to lead the strategic direction of the agency. This position involves leadership of 50 staff and over 80 volunteers. Overall management of YWCA, financial administration, program development, facilities management, fund development, communications and public relations, and advocacy are all aspects of this position. The ideal candidate understands the challenges of leading a well established organization with high visibility and has experience in non-profit management. For consideration, the candidate for executive director will demonstrate experience and competencies in: leading a non-profit organization, working closely with a Board of Directors, developing and executing innovative strategies to take the organization to the next stage of growth, financial oversight, and managing programs and services. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred Minimum 3 to 5 years administrative experience
    Send resumes to: jobs.cantonywca@gmail.com

  • Actionlink  www.actionlink.com  Retail Sales- Computer
    Do you have a passion for the newest, most exciting consumer technology? Do you enjoy customer service and sales? If yes, then ActionLink has a GREAT opportunity to make extra money this August!!! We’re looking for a part time Computer Retail Sales Specialist in your area to provide expert advice to customers in a national retail chain. What do we need? Ideal candidates will have excellent communication skills, a proven track record of goal achievement in sales, customer service, and relationship building, and the ability to translate techno-babble into understandable information. This is a ONE WEEK burst working up to 42 hours during that week. Shifts are 3:00pm - 8:00pm. The hourly pay rate is $14 per hour with a $50 bonus for completing all assigned shifts. Additionally, we provide training time paid at a training rate of $9.50 per hour. Candidates must have access to the internet, digital photo capabilities to document visits, and must pass a criminal background check and drug screen. Dress code will be a polo shirt (shirt to be provided), kakhi pants and shoes ( no sandals or tennis shoes). What do our customers need? Just you – providing your expert knowledge to help them make a confident electronics purchase. In return… We provide we provide ongoing, interactive training to hone your knowledge and skills, challenging work in a rapidly growing company, a competitive hourly pay rate, and a fun and exciting work environment.
    Link to job posting: https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ACTIONLINK&cws=1&rid=21358


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