MIFA Job Openings

MIFA’s mission: Supporting the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through high-impact programs. Our vision: Uniting the community through service. Our values are to welcome and respect all people, act with integrity, value individual initiative and ability, serve individuals and the community as an act of faith, and balance humanitarian goals with sound business practices.

Job title: Family Services Client Assessment Specialist

Reports to Emergency Services program director; part-time (25 hours/week);

non-exempt; $16.50-18.70/hour

Opening Date: June 29, 2015

Closing Date: July 10, 20115                               

 To apply, mail resume and cover letter to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. No phone calls, please. 

Position Summary

The family services client assessment specialist screens and assists households who are in crisis and applying for assistance. This position provides screening to outside agency clients, inputs data, faxes intakes, tracks expenditures, and serves as the program liaison to community partners.

Qualifications

  1. Associate degree or two years’ post high school education
  2. Two years’ office or customer service experience
  3. Two years of experience in a social service environment
  1. Proficiency at operating communication systems (computers, email, laptops, telephone, faxes, scanners, and presentation equipment), and Microsoft Word and Excel

Major Responsibilities & Related Tasks 

Promptly and accurately screen walk-in clients for financial assistance, assisting those eligible to prevent utility cut-offs or eviction using the current Emergency Services guidelines.

  • Provide direct service to program participants with a culture of excellence and professionalism in action at all times
  • Complete the intake application promptly and accurately to ensure that client services are effective, timely, and meet all grant compliance procedures
  • Scan all documents needed to complete intake in a timely manner
  • Verify that client is eligible for assistance by verifying the information provided, or by written and/or collateral contact with the third party as needed
  • Collaborate with outside sources on behalf of clients, such as MLGW, landlords, mortgage holders, and others agencies as needed

Screen clients from outside agencies (e.g. United Way), input data, fax intakes and track expenditures, and serve as the program liaison to specific community partners.

  • Screen clients and process outside agency intake for financial assistance
  • Submit intake to agency for payment
  • Track expenditures daily
  • Assist program director in maintaining required FEMA documents in client file in preparation for the annual FEMA audit

Input intakes into the CoactionNet system in a timely and accurate manner to prevent interruption of client utility services or to prevent eviction

  • Enter client data into the computer accurately each day to generate requests for assistance
  • Relay MIFA’s intent to pay via fax to MLGW or the landlord vendor

Other Responsibilities 

  • Input denied applications, screen for food pantry, and back up receptionist as needed. Serve as back-up for other family programs, such as screening for emergency shelter placement and Memphis Strong Families Initiative
  • Capable of operating various database systems
  • Ability to provide direct service to program participants
  • Experience coordinating and executing multiple tasks and projects
  • Experience coordinating operational systems in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to welcome all people with sensitivity
  • Ability to work well with clients and volunteers
  • Possess good people skills and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to complete duties on schedule with little or no supervision
  • Ability to handle client and donor information confidentially and discreetly

Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

Job title: No Hungry Senior (NHS) Client Assessor

Reports to NHS project director; full-time (24 hours per week); non-exempt; $15.25-17.10/hour                                             

Opening date: June 29, 2015

Closing date:  July 10, 2015  

To apply, mail resume and cover letter to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. No phone calls, please.

Position Summary

The multi-agency No Hungry Senior (NHS) project seeks to improve the nutritional status and well-being of Shelby County seniors at greater risk of hunger. The NHS client assessor will be responsible for scheduling, conducting, and reporting results of telephone and in-home assessment interviews for new and existing NHS clients. This is a grant-funded position. Currently funding will cover the position in 2015, with plans to secure additional grant funding to continue the position.

Qualifications

  1. Associate degree or two years’ post high school education
  2. Two years’ experience working in a nonprofit client service environment
  3. Two years’ experience interacting with seniors and/or other special needs populations
  4. One year of experience conducting community field interviews or surveys
  5. Access to adequately insured automobile and valid driver’s license
  1. Proficiency at operating communication systems (computers, email, laptops, telephone, faxes, scanners, and presentation equipment), Microsoft Word and Excel, and various database systems

Major Responsibilities & Related Tasks

Schedule and complete timely in-home assessments for new NHS clients referred by hospital partners

  • Review CoactionNet database regularly for new hospital referrals
  • Review new referrals and prioritize with NHS director and/or NHS coordinator
  • Contact hospital clients to schedule in-home assessment within two to three business days of discharge
  • Enter and manage survey results in CoactionNet database
  • Attend weekly client assessment debrief session
  • Continuously track and monitor client status

Schedule and complete 30-day phone re-assessments of all NHS clients referred by hospital partners

  • Check CoactionNet regularly for hospital referrals reaching 21 days of service
  • Schedule & conduct phone reassessments within 26 days of service start date
  • Enter re-assessment results and help make service recommendations

Assist with in-home assessments and re-assessments of NHS clients referred from non-hospital partners

  • Receive non-hospital referral assignments from NHS coordinator and schedule in-home assessments in timely manner
  • Conduct assessments and enter results into CoactionNet database
  • Attend weekly assessment debrief session to recommend level of meals service to be provided

Assist NHS project coordinator and serve as back-up for assigned tasks in coordinator’s absence

  • Complete reports and assessment tasks requested by NHS project director
  • Continuously track client progress via CoactionNet and/or SERVTracker
  • Serve as back-up to NHS project coordinator in his or her absence

Other Responsibilities

  • Ability to enter client data in NHS database, create reports, and maintain confidentiality
  • Self-motivated, with ability to complete survey duties on schedule with little direct supervision while in the field
  • Ability to welcome and respect people of diverse ages and races with sensitivity to civic and cultural issues

Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required. 

MIFA full-time benefits: MIFA employees may be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs on or before the 90-day trial period:  Medical and dental insurance plans, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program, paid time-off (PTO), employer sponsored life insurance, paid holidays, and MIFA’s matching 401k plan after a year of service.

MIFA employment guidelines

MIFA is an equal opportunity employer.

MIFA is a non-smoking facility.

Employment documents: (1) Application and/or resume; (2) I-9; (3) Form W-4; (4) Official transcripts verifying education if education is a requirement of the job.

Employment authorization and identification: Current federal law requires that documents be presented which verify both employment authorization and identification. One or more of the following documents must be presented before employment: Social Security card, state driver’s license/identification, U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport, other U.S. government document.

Please note that it is the practice of MIFA not to allow the employment of relatives or of those living at the same address other than in the job classifications of special, temporary, or substitute.

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Current MLGW Job Openings

Opening Date: June 26, 2015
Closing Date: July 10, 2015

Job Title: Legal Clerk

Duties: To perform various confidential clerical duties both in preparation of trial and in general office duties for Legal staff.  Calculate funding and check requests for payments of bills; maintain accounts, records and files; compose/type letters, resolutions and pleadings; compile and verify data for various reports; maintain court calendars; post updated information on lawsuits; arrange exhibits for court; and proof all legal documents.

High school diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D.).  Must have 4 to 6 years of legal clerical/secretarial experience.  Must pass Division typing test of 45 w.p.m.  Must have knowledge of legal terminology and judicial system.  Must have demonstrated skills in word processing and legal software applications.  Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence.

Works in office under good conditions.

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

Opening Date: June 9, 2015
Closing Date: July 9, 2015

Job Title: Attorney III

Duties:  Perform senior level legal assistance to the Vice President & General Counsel in providing legal services for MLGW Division; defend/prosecute lawsuits; draft/evaluate contracts: compliance issues; and supervise, direct and train assigned employees.

Juris Doctorate degree with 4 to 6 years comparable experience in the practice of corporate law.  Must successfully complete the Supervisor Assessment Center.  Must have passed the State of Tennessee Bar Examination.  Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence.

Works inside and outside.  Subject to hazards of investigative work and stress associated with heavy caseloads, interaction with people, sometimes in an adversarial climate, and changing/unpredictable events.

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

Opening Date: June 15, 2015
Closing Date: July 6, 2015

Job Title: Maintenance Machinest

Duties: Repair and maintain mechanical equipment and manufacture or repair various metal items.

Drug screening, with negative test results, is required prior to entry into this classification.  Must have successfully completed approved Maintenance Machinist Apprenticeship Program or equivalent experience and training.  Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence.  Must successfully complete Placement (Group 03A “Mechanics”)/Performance Exercises.

Works inside and outside.  Subject to balancing, climbing/falling from ladders/high structures, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, crawling, reaching and standing for long periods of time while working on equipment, cuts/burns working with industrial machinery and heavy lifting.

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

Opening Date: June 23, 2015
Closing Date: July 21, 2015

Job Title: Information Compliance Analyst III

Duties: Apply senior level of expertise to develop, interpret, analyze, organize, and assess processes and procedures associated with compliance to North American Electric reliability Corporation (NERC) reliability standards and federal and state regulations as they relate to the integrity of the MLGW information technology and systems security requirements; coordinate systems model date exchange with external agencies; and serve as liaison between MLGW and external agencies for audits on compliance of MLGW processes and procedures.

Bachelor’s degree with 12 hours of college accredited programming/computer related courses, with 4 to 6 years of professional experience in Network or Systems Security, NERC-CIP Compliance, Information Technology Compliance/Auditing, or Cyber Security Administration.    Must successfully complete NIMS Training within one year of entering job.  Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence.

Works in office.

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

Opening Date: June 5, 2015
Closing Date: July 5, 2015

Job Title: Supervisor, Assessment and Development

Duties:  Train, direct and supervise assessment/development and performance management functions such as organizing, coordinating and administering the Division’s Assessment Center; selection/promotional testing for bargaining unit jobs; employee educational assistance program; performance management; coordinating/facilitating strategic planning processes/intervention; and related career development/adult educational activities.

Master’s degree in Behavioral Science, Education or  related area.  Must have a minimum of four (4) years  experience in the development/implementation of evaluation/testing programs and/or process management.   Must successfully complete Supervisor Assessment Center.   Must successfully complete Lopez Assessment Certification.  Must have knowledge of curriculum design/development, adult learning theory, evaluation/testing methodology, instruction and training strategies/methodology, and organizational behavior  theories/approaches to intervention.  Must successfully
complete NIMS Training within one year of entering job. Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence.

Works inside and outside under good conditions.  Subject to standing for long periods of time while instructing classes/making  presentations and light lifting of training materials/equipment.

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

Opening Date: June 22, 2015
Closing Date: July 6, 2015

Job Title: Plumber I

Duties: Install/maintain plumbing and plumbing fixtures including heating, water and drainage systems according to specifications and plumbing codes; and perform other duties as directed.

Must have an approved Journeyman Plumber license or Master Plumber license.  Must have knowledge/skills in insulation, plumbing and pipe fitting.  Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence.  Must have successfully completed Physical Abilities Test (CGSIII).   Must successfully complete Placement (Group 03A “Mechanics”)/Performance Exercises.

Works inside and outside under varying conditions.   Subject to hazards of chemicals and working in proximity of steam boilers, electric equipment, operating machinery, climbing, stooping, crouching, kneeling, standing, walking, reading, pushing, pulling, grasping and heavy lifting/carrying tools and equipment in the performance of job duties.

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

Opening Date: June 26, 2015
Closing Date: July 24, 2015
Job Title: Design Engineer III

Duties:  Apply established engineering principles to the planning/design of additions/alterations to communication/transmission systems, electric substations, water production facilities and various civil engineering projects, depending on area of work concentration.

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.  Experience requirements will vary according to departmental needs.  Must successfully complete NIMS training within one year of entering job.  Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence.

Works inside and outside under good conditions.  Subject to construction hazards while making field inspections.

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

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Executive Director – Autism TN

Executive Director, Autism Tennessee 

Position Description – Responsibilities and Requirements:

The Executive Director (ED) of Autism Tennessee functions as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer.  As such, the ED is responsible for all aspects of daily operations, the strategic implementation of new programs and policies, and the oversight of all financial, programmatic, strategic, administrative, and public affairs activities of Autism Tennessee.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Lead the Board and staff in strategic planning efforts to further the mission of Autism Tennessee
  • Ensure sound fiscal management through the adherence of ethical & legal standards and nonprofit accounting principles
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders, including families, community organizations, media partners, donors, state agencies, universities, etc.
  • Monitor legislation and regulations that might impact the autism community, directing the Board and community members on recommended actions, and advocating with appropriate decision makers
  • Represent Autism Tennessee in the community and participate in advocacy councils and task forces as requested
  • Serve as the chief spokesperson for Autism Tennessee in all public matters, including radio, television, and print media interviews
  • Manage all financial activities of a $250,000 organization including budget drafting, bookkeeping, and accounts payable and receivable
  • Provide assistance to the Board in recruiting and training new Board members, and provide timely information to the Board needed to make decisions regarding policies and programs
  • Oversee the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of all Autism Tennessee programs, including increasing number and effectiveness of services offered
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure efficient office operations
  • Expand and maintain funding through grant applications and other fundraising activities
  • Design and deliver all publications and communications to appropriate markets, including press releases, newsletters, marketing collateral, and website updates
  • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise employees to create a productive work environment
  • Recruit, train, and supervise community volunteers to ensure positive and professional representation of the organization
  • Offer caring and compassionate support to families living with autism

 Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, advanced degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years related experience in a nonprofit setting – including supervisory experience
  • Competence in planning and organizing work and developing and implementing business plans and strategies
  • Sound judgement and the ability to utilize sound reasoning to analyze situations, resolve problems, and reach decisions.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Willingness to travel as necessary, within state
  • Successful grant writing experience
  • A demonstrated strong commitment to the autism and/ or disability community

Salary:             Negotiable with experience

If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to admin@autismtn.org.
Website: http://autismtn.org/

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Caregivers/CNAs/Companions – HomeCare by Wesley

homecare by wesley

Please complete the Homecare By Wesley Employment Interest Form.

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Luxottica Job Fair 7/1/15

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Job Opportunites with Friends For Life

Environmental Technician Full job description

SUMMARY:  The Friends for Life Corporation Environmental Technician will provide janitorial services for the agency’s properties and any additional properties owned and or operated by Friends For Life Corporation.

Community Outreach Specialist (Le Moyne Owen College) – Full Time Full job description

SUMMARY:  The Friends For Life HIV/AIDS Community Outreach Specialist will help HIV-positive and HIV-negative persons who are at a high risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections transmission or acquisition to reduce risk behaviors and address the psychosocial and medical needs that contribute to risk behavior or poor health outcomes.

Outreach Program Coordinator (The Haven) – Full Time Full job description

SUMMARY:  The Friends For Life Outreach Program Coordinator will assist HIV-positive and HIV-negative persons at high risk for HIV transmission or acquisition to reduce risk behaviors and address the psychosocial and medical needs to assure linkage to and retention in care.

Contact Information and Procedure: Mail, fax or e-mail application and resume along with a cover letter highlighting in detail skills and experience. Applications can be obtained at the FFL office or www.friendsforlifecorp.org/employment/

Email applications in Word or PDF only. Candidates will be selected for interviews on the basis of materials provided.  Not all candidates will necessarily receive an interview.  No telephone calls please.

Deadline for applications is:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, but priority will be given to those applications received by June 24, 2015.

Send application materials to:

Email:  gina.fortner@friendsforlifecorp.org

Mail:    Human Resources

Friends For Life, 43 N. Cleveland St., Memphis, TN 38104

Fax:       901-272-7458

*Position contingent upon continued grant funding- EEO/AA

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Forklift Operators – Randstad

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Randstad is a Drug Free Employer

Equal Opportunity Employer

FORKLIFT OPERATORS NEEDED
SOUTHEAST DISTRIBUTION CENTERS
1ST, 2ND, & 3RD Shifts Available

register at: www.randstadstaffing.com
Apply to: Forklift Operator – Temp to Perm
For Interview Contact: Kimberly Thomas – (901) 794-4411

5518 Park Ave., Suite 240, Memphis, TN 38117

Essential functions:

  • Operate Forklifts
  • Must be able to use an RF Scanner
  • Must be able to walk/stand 8 to 10 hours per day
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds

 

Ideal Candidate Must:

  • Operate Reach Truck and Order Picker or Cherry Picker Forklifts
  • Work assigned duties off the forklifts
  • Have at least 6 months operating experience
  • Be Forklift certified
  • Be flexible to work overtime as needed
  • Have proof of education (H.S. Diploma or G.E.D. Equivalent)
  • Successfully complete background and drug screening

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Randstad Job Fair for Assemblers – June 30th

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Randstad Job Fair

Tuesday June 30, 2015   9am – 1:00pm

3231 Paul R Lowry Rd. Memphis, TN 38109

ASSEMBLERS Needed Immediately!!!!

Closing date Sept 1, 2015

Randstad has openings for Assemblers working in manufacturing environment for a global leader in household appliances.  MUST BE FLEXIBLE TO WORK 10 -12 HOURS PER DAYS
We are looking for qualified individuals with minimum 1+ years of experience, preferably 2 years’, experience working in a manufacturing environment performing assembler duties.  The position will require you to use hand-held tools such as screw driver and power drills in a fast paced environment, standing for up to 4 hours at time, stooping, bending, lifting up to 50 lb., performing repetitive tasks, and working in a team-based environment.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, read on….

MUST BE ABLE TO PROVIDE TWO VERIFIABLE WORK REFERENCES

MUST BE ABLE TO SUBMIT TO CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG-SCREEN

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED IS REQUIRED (MUST BE ABLE TO PROVIDE PROOF)

Please apply online with resume to reflect relevant experience at www.randstadstaffing.com

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Must have at least 1 year of experience preferably in manufacturing environment (building, putting together products), or production distribution/warehouse environment
High School Diploma or GED
Must be able lift at least 50 lb..
Perform repetitive task for an entire shift: required to stoop, kneel, bend and reach
Ability to handle insulation

Steel-Toe Boots
Frequent manipulation of hands/wrists to handle and assemble product
Work near moving equipment: tugs, forklifts and conveyors

Working hours: Must be flexible to work a first shift or 3rd.  1st shift Monday – Fridays (6a-4:30p); 3rd Shift Sun – Thursday (8p-4:30a).  Must be Flexible to work Mandatory overtime including weekends.  Please note hours are subject to change.

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Job Openings in Education – Star Academy

Star Academy 1 Star Academy 2

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Certified Pre-K Teachers – Porter Leath

Porter Leath Teachers

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Sears Job Fair – July 8th

Originally posted on Lucy's Information Station Blog:

Sears job fair on Wednesday, July 8th! Put it on your calendar! All types of positions available!

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Alarm Tech Company Looking for Technicians

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Latest City of Memphis Job Openings

City of Memphis job postings for Wednesday, June 24, 2015:

  • Golf Course Foreman                                               Parks & Neighborhoods
  • 1st Class Steam/Refrigeration Operator                              General Services
  • Environmental Billing Specialist                                          Public Works
  • Water Treatment Plant Maintenance Electrician                Public Works
  • Shelter Supervisor                                                Parks & Neighborhoods **

Animal Care Technician Hiring Register

  • Animal Care Technician **

Grant Funded with Benefits 

  • Neighborhood Redevelopment Coordinator                       Housing & Community Development

Please click HERE for more details and to apply.

**     Note:   The Shelter Supervisor and the Animal Care Technician positions have a posting period of 06/24/15-07/24/15.  All other positions are posted until 7/6/15.

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Collierville Goodwill Retail Store – Hiring Event 6/26-6/27

Goodwill collierville job fair

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Randstad Looking for Forklift Operators

SOUTHEAST DISTRIBUTION CENTERS

1ST, 2ND, & 3RD Shifts Available

Register at: www.randstadstaffing.com Apply to: Forklift Operator – Temp to Perm

For Interview Contact: Kimberly Thomas – (901) 794-4411

5518 Park Ave., Suite 240, Memphis, TN 38117 

Essential functions:

Operate Forklifts

Must be able to use an RF Scanner

Must be able to walk/stand 8 to 10 hours per day

Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds 

Ideal Candidate Must:

– Operate Reach Truck and Order Picker or Cherry Picker Forklifts

– Work assigned duties off the forklifts

– Have at least 6 months operating experience

– Be Forklift certified

– Be flexible to work overtime as needed

– Have proof of education (H.S. Diploma or G.E.D. Equivalent)

– Successfully complete background and drug screening

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