Daily Archives: July 11, 2012

JobLINC Career and Information Fair 7/17/2012

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Pathways for Students & Recent Graduates to Federal Careers

COMING SOON: Starting in the summer of 2012, newly streamlined programs will help students and recent graduates get started in the Federal workforce. Under President Obama’s leadership, the Federal government has taken steps to help students and recent graduates find job opportunities.



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24th Annual Back to School Health Fair July 21, 2012

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Career Hints for College Students

From Best Colleges Online

Starting early allows you more time to assess your own areas of aptitude and learn about variables that are affecting hiring trends, such as the economy and globalization. Career aptitude addresses your capabilities to perform successfully in different occupations. Click here to read entire article

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Economic Development Conference for Homeowners- Saturday, July 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Home for the Holidays Summer Conference 2012 is slated for Saturday, July 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Union Avenue Campus of Southwest Tennessee Community College in the Verties Sails Gymnasium (Building E).

Hosted by state Reps. G.A. Hardaway, Larry Miller and Steve McManus, the free conference will provide mortgage counseling, information and services for troubled homeowners and veterans as well as new and prospective homeowners.

Participants include Wells Fargo Bank, which will provide mortgage counseling assistance for their customers. Other organizations include Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Neighborhood Assistance Corp. of America, United Housing for Keep My Tennessee Home Program, Community Alliance for the Homeless, Compucredit, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Workforce Investment Network, Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Career Bus, Airways Lamar Business Association, Tennessee Technology Center Memphis, Memphis Area Association of Governments, Black Business Association, Tennessee Department of Veteran Affairs, Veterans Medical Center Memphis, and city of Memphis-Second Chance Program.

– Sarah Baker

found on http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/jul/11/economic-dev-conference-slated-for-saturday/#69828

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City of Memphis Job Opening



For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at  www.memphistn.gov  .



WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM DATE OF EMPLOYMENT.   PROOF OF RESIDENCE WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF  HIRE.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________        

POSITIONSUPERVISOR/WTP OPERATIONS(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $40,174.06 – $64,022.40 Bi-weekly: $1,545.16 – $2,462.40;    Public Works-Maxson/South Plant      J.O. #12-073


JOB SUMMARY:  Works under the direction of the Manager of Processing at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Supervises shift supervisors responsible for first line supervision of workers engaged in the daily operation and maintenance of facility equipment to ensure conformity to federal and state guidelines: Coordinates implementation of processing procedures throughout all shifts; ensures tests are conducted and data is collected according to Processing Manager’s specifications; inspects plant and analyzes processing data to evaluate efficiency of operation and to detect any malfunctions; initiates appropriate action to improve or rectify problems; provides training, work direction, assignment of duties, evaluation of work performance, and discipline for assigned personnel; confers with workers’ representatives to resolve grievances; prepares monthly activity reports; and completes payroll documents for assigned employees.


1.Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Ability to operate personal computer and to perform routine inspections of the plant which will require the ability to walk and climb ladders and stairs.  May have to assist with manual labor during emergency situations.  Requires ability to communicate orally and writing to staff.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed in an office environment but must make inspections of plant which will require being outdoors.  May be exposed to various weather conditions, fumes, odors, dust, and noise.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school and five (5) years experience in the field of environmental engineering with two (2) of the five (5) years in a supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform essential job functions.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must possess a current valid State of Tennessee Certification as a Class IV Wastewater Treatment Operator.


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