Kelly Services Job Fair 4/9/14

Company looks to hire hundreds of Mid-Southerners – From

Kelly Services Job Fair

Wednesday, April 9, 2014  9:00-3:30 pm

1769 Paragon Place, Memphis, TN

Kelly Services is looking to hire more than 200 people for a host of positions including: customer service representatives, production and assembly workers, distribution workers, and those capable of doing heavy lifting in their general warehouse

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Bakers & Servers – Muddy’s Bake Shop


Currently hiring: BAKER(s)

DETAILS OF THE JOB Our positive-minded and energetic baking team provides consistent, world-class treats to every single customer. They exhibit passion for the community, an eye for detail, a willingness to clean (a lot), and the ability to work in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

Baker shifts typically begin between 4am and noon and are about 7 or 8 hours long.

Tasks will include making cake batters, cookie doughs, pies, cupcakes, lots of buttercream, and a bunch of other stuff.  You will also assist coworkers, clean a TON, wash a lot o’ dishes, and have a great time while working hard. We will hire one full time or two part time bakers.

Wages begin at $8.50 hr during the three week training period then go up to $10/hr.

HOW TO APPLY Email us at and tell us in 50-200 words why you are perfect for the baking position at Muddy’s. Please use the subject line “baker”.


Currently hiring:  part TIME SERVER

DETAILS OF THE JOB do you want to make hundreds of people smile each week? do you love showing others great hospitality- welcoming and serving your neighbors? Our positive-minded and energetic servers provide consistent, world-class service to every single customer. They exhibit passion for the community, an eye for detail, a willingness to clean (a lot), stamina (to serve people in long lines), and the ability to work in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

Our earliest service shift begins at 8am and the latest begins at 3 or 4pm. Shifts are typically 7 or 8 hours long.

Typical tasks are answering phones, ringing customers up on the register, serving a line of guests at the bakery counter, cleaning the retail area, stocking the gift selection, helping guests make their bakery selections, assisting coworkers, and having a great time while working hard.

Wage is $8.50/hr during the training period (about 3 weeks), then moves to $10/hr after graduation.

HOW TO APPLY Email the store manager at and tell us in 50-200 words why YOU are perfect for the customer service job at Muddy’s. Please use the subject line “server”.



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Process Technicians – Cargill Hiring Events 4/15 & 4/17


Now Hiring Process Technicians!!!

Cargill Incorporated is an international provider of food, agricultural and risk management products and services with approximately 139,000 employees in 65 countries.

Cargill is committed to using knowledge and experience to collaborate with customers to help them succeed.

Cargill Corn Milling in Memphis, TN has several openings for Production Technicians. We are seeking team members that demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, succeed in a high performance team environment and consistently meet quality, safety and operational requirements.

In order to complete an application you are required to have the following:

  •  High School diploma or GED
  • Valid email address
  • Valid photo ID
  • Right to work in the United States

Preferred experiences include one of the following:

2 or more years of operations experience in a continuous process manufacturing environment within industries such as: processed food, beverage manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, paint/coatings, chemical refining, gasoline/diesel, plastics or paper milling.

Responsibilities of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Operating and maintaining a dynamic and continuous process flow
  • Maintaining the facility to exceed regulatory and customer requirements
  • Conducting efficiency tests and collecting/analyzing product samples
  • Interfacing with customers and carriers of our products
  • Problem solving and trouble-shooting
  • Compliance to environmental, health and food safety requirements
  • Learning and utilizing computer systems and new technology
  • Performing minor maintenance
  • Developing and participating in individual/group skill development training
  • Elevated work required
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Computer proficiency

Our facility operates 24 hours/7 days per week. Technicians must be able to work various shifts including weekends, holidays, and overtime as required. Successful applicants must complete a skills assessment test, pre-employment medical exam, drug/alcohol test, and criminal background check.


Starting Base Pay of $16.50/hr

 Applications will ONLY be accepted at designated times and locations

**No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted at the manufacturing facility**


Where: Bethel University Memphis Campus:

5885 Ridgeway Center Parkway Ste. 100


When: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:30am and 11:30am                  

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 1:00pm and 3:30pm

*Registration starts 1 hour before each event and seating is limited*


For more information call our job line at:



Cargill Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Tobacco-Free Environment.

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Career and Job Advice From Around the Web-Kiplinger

Career and Job Advice From Around the Web-Kiplinger.

Very interesting article that compiles tips from various sources.



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Aldi Job Job Fair & Hiring Events

aldi Job Fair for Shift Managers & Manager Trainees

Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Start Time: 10 00 AM

End Time: 2 00 PM

Location: Marriott Memphis 5795 Poplar Ave.

Wages for shift managers range from $10.50 to $14 per hour and manager trainees receive $21 per hour, the company says.

Other positions including Store Associates are open. Applications accepted at the following locations:

Store Associates, Shift Managers, Manager Trainees

4/10/2014     7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

7520 Winchester Road, 38125

Shift Managers & Manager Trainees - Job Fair

4/16/2014   10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Marriott Memphis 5795 Poplar Ave, 38119

Store Associates, Shift Managers & Manager Trainees

4/26/2014    7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

7520 Winchester Road, Memphis , 38125

Store Associates, Shift Managers & Manager Trainees

4/29/2014      7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

4508 Summer Ave. Memphis , 38122

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Conveyer Belt Installers – Diversity Business Solutions




Conveyer belt installers are needed for a project in Memphis TN. Applicants must have their own hard hat, safety glasses, safety vest, and leather steel toed boots. This is an 8 to 10 month project.


Location: TN Career Center, 1295 Poplar Ave., Memphis TN 38104

Dates: April 8 thru 17, 2014 Time: 9:00AM-3:00 PM

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Teach901 Job Fair 4/15

Job Fair for Teachers 4/15.


From Choose901 and Teach901:

If you are wanting to teach in Memphis this fall, make sure to attend the Teach901 Job Fair on Tuesday April 15th!

There will be over 20 different education groups that are hiring hundreds of teachers for various schools all over Memphis.  This is the biggest, best, and most fun job fair in the area! You won’t want to miss it!

Participating Organizations:

  • Achievement School District
  • Aspire Public Schools
  • Gestalt Community Schools
  • Greendot Public Schools
  • Memphis Catholic Schools
  • Achievement School District
  • Memphis College Prep Elementary School
  • Shelby  County Schools

Visit Teach901 for a complete list of partners and schools attending!

When: April 15th, 6-8pm

Where: Downtown Central BBQ, 147 E Butler Ave

Cost: Free

Click here to register.

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Diesel Mechanic – MATA




The Following Position Opens Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Job Title:       Diesel Mechanic (General Mechanic)

Hourly Wage: $19.39


Monday, April 21, 2014  Time:  4:00 p.m.



Inspect, repair and service all MATA vehicular equipment.


Essential Job Functions:

  •  Repair and replace diesel and gasoline engine accessories as may be required.
  •  Repair and replace bus and automotive body accessories (door engines, electrical units, glass, windshield wipers, seats, wheelchair lifts, etc.
  •  Rebuild engine parts and other bus parts such as brakes, alternators, differentials, etc.
  •  Repair all MATA vehicles (gas and diesel) including repairs to air conditioners, motors, transmissions, generators, starters, etc.
  • Make road calls by driving a wrecker or bus.
  •  Trouble shoots vehicular problems including electrical systems, engines, etc.

Other Job Functions:

  •  Assume additional responsibilities as required.


Education:  Must possess a high school diploma or GED.

Other:       Must have six years’ experience in the repair of diesel and gasoline engines and in troubleshooting automotive and bus electrical systems. Possess standard mechanical hand tools, and must be experienced in the use of tools to perform mechanical work. Must be able to read and understand maintenance manuals, fuel buses and prepare work cards and orders for vehicle repairs. Must have an EPA 608 Air-Conditioning Certification. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Environment:  Extensive walking and standing, lifting a maximum of 50 lbs. and lifting parts and materials overhead is required. The ability to withstand exposure to negative surroundings such as uncomfortable weather conditions, dust, engine fumes, toxic chemicals and extreme noise levels is required. The ability to steer vehicles using the hand-over-hand method and to grip a steering wheel is required. Must be able to crawl or stoop into tight areas or lay horizontal under a vehicle. The ability to hear directions given, to distinguish vehicular problems associated with trouble shooting repairs, and to visually perform essential functions is required for satisfactory job performance.

Miscellaneous:  Must be willing to work shift hours and days as assigned. Work records of current employees will be reviewed for satisfactory performance and minimum qualifications.



American Way Transit Center - 3921 American Way                    

North End Terminal - 444 North Main at Auction

or Apply Online at .



The above description is intended to describe the general content, identify the essential functions, and set forth the requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.




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Meter Readers – MLGW – Apply Online 4/10/14


Opening Date: April 10, 2014
Closing Date: April 10, 2014
Job Title: Meter Reader Pool (Customer Service Technician I)


Duties: Read electric, gas and water meters in Memphis and Shelby County and enter readings into mini computers; report all dangerous or damaged conditions pertaining to meters and adjacent areas; and develop/maintain good customer relations.

Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence.  Must successfully complete Placement (Group 013 “Meter Readers”)/Performance Exercises and Customer Contact Test.
Works outside majority of time.  Walking most of time except on car routes.  Subject to hazards of weather, low voltage electric shock, sewer gas in water meter vaults, bad dogs, falls, working and driving in traffic (bad roads, ice and snow), medium lifting, and other physical activities such as climbing, pulling, pushing, grasping, bending, stooping, standing, balancing, crouching and kneeling.

Candidates accepting Employment with MLGW must live and maintain their residence within the boundaries of Shelby County, Tennessee within six months of their employment date.   EOE M/F/D/V


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Job Opportunities April 3– Compiled by ACTS Career Center


Click here for current list.

ACTS Career Center is a program of Brown Baptist Church, Southaven, MS.

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Southwest Career & Technology Center – Classes

Southwest Career Southwest Career_1

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Restaurant Openings @ Babalu Tacos & Tapas

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Openings @ Millington Municipal Schools

Millington Schools


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Food Commodity Schedule, April 7 – 12, 2014


Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis   and Shelby County on APRIL 7-12, 2014


MONDAY, APRIL 7,                                  

38108      Corinthian MB Church                          2291 Chelsea                                  8:12 AM

38122       Giasman Park Community Center    4221 Macon Road                        11:05 AM



No Distribution



38116       Grace United Methodist Church        1619 Raines Road                         8:14 AM



38106      St. Jude Baptist Church                         853 East Trigg                               8:08 AM

38106      Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church 491 East McLemore                     9:14 AM

Also serving zip codes 38103, 38104 & 38126

38017       Collierville VFW Post #5066               347 Center                                      1:00 PM



38127     Ed Rice Community Center                   2907 North Watkins                   10:30 AM



38018      Heart Song UM Church                        800 N. Houston Levee               9:00 AM

Also serving zip codes 38002, 38016, 38017 & 38028


**All Commodities will be distributed at all locations from start time until completion of distribution.


**Please note if your zip code is not listed, look in next Sunday’s edition of The Commercial Appeal newspaper or call (901)527-0841.


“2014 Commodity Card Registration Schedule”



Ed Rice Community Center

2907 North Watkins                                                 10:30 AM- 1:30 PM


Eligibility will be based on all household income not in excess of the State-established

maximum percentage of the poverty line for the appropriate household size.  Also, anyone receiving aid from one of the following programs is eligible for USDA commodities: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly known as Food Stamps), Families First, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or documented residence in public housing.  All documents must be current for fiscal year 2014.


In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  


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Shelby County Posting Alert


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