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Porter Leath Teacher-Child Care Position

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by | April 11, 2013 · 2:35 PM

Williams-Sonoma Student Ambassador Program

WILLIAMS-SONOMA, INC.

STUDENT AMBASSADOR PROGRAM OVERVIEW

We are growing…Partnerships make it possible

Program Purpose:

The Student Ambassador Program is designed to provide motivated and enthusiastic high school, college freshman and sophomore, or career college students a unique work opportunity that will include on the job training and mentorship. Additionally, it will provide students with an introduction into the logistics work environment.

Program Benefits

  • Provide a part-time schedule
  • Non-Peak may work 15-20 hours per week (February – August)
  • Peak may work up to 40 hours per week (September – January)

Program Administration

The program will be administered by the Human Resources Talent Acquisition’s team. College freshman and sophomore students will be hired part-time for Memphis, TN and Olive Branch, MS Distribution Centers.  Each student will be assigned a mentor to assist with transition into the work place. The mentor will train and provide leadership to their assigned ambassador. The mentor will be required to go through an orientation with the Human Resources facilitator and will provide updates on the ambassador’s progress throughout the program.

Program Completion 

  • Students that successfully complete the program will be receive the following:
  • A certificate of completion
  • A letter of recommendation
  • A luncheon with the GM and Director of the assigned location
  • A monogrammed WSI portfolio

Program Guidelines:

  • A copy of the student’s transcript must accompany this enrollment form.
  • All students must be at least 18 years of age at the time of enrollment
  • Students must be currently enrolled and classified as a high school senior, college freshman or sophomore, or a career college student
  • All potential candidates must have a GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Each student must provide their own Transportation
  • All applicants must successfully pass the organization’s pre-employment screenings

How to Enroll

  • Fill out the attached enrollment form
  • Return completed applications to the address below before April 30, 2013 to be considered

Include in the subject line: Student Ambassador

Email: TalentAcquisition@wsgc.com

 

Williams-Sonoma Student Ambassador Enrollment Form

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Certification Process Workshop 2013 – April 18th

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by | April 11, 2013 · 9:32 AM

Current City of Memphis Job Postings

Closing Date:  APRIL 19, 2013

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

THE CITY CHARTER REQUIRES THAT CITY EMPLOYEES MUST ESTABLISH RESIDENCE WITHIN SHELBY COUNTY WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM DATE OF EMPLOYMENT.   PROOF OF RESIDENCE WILL BE_REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE.

 

POSITIONAIRMASK MAINTENANCE MECHANIC(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $56,368.26; Bi-weekly: $2,168.01;        Fire Services-OSHA/Airmask    J.O #13-011-A

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor in the Air Mask Service Center, Fire Services Division, to repair and maintain resuscitators and breathing apparatus.  Repairs resuscitators and breathing apparatus; inspects and diagnoses malfunctions; performs upgrades and overhauls of air masks and resuscitators; maintains necessary parts inventory; sanitizes breathing apparatus and related equipment; performs weekly air quality sampling; and schedules preventative maintenance. Operates air bottle fill station, high pressure air compressor, cascade type oxygen system, and air service trucks. Prepares and maintains a variety of documents and spreadsheets using various computer software applications. On 24-hour call during rotational duty to respond to fire scenes with air mask service units.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to read blueprints and manufacturer’s manuals. Must be able to operate equipment to detect malfunction. Requires the ability to lift (approx. 50 lbs.), stoop, crouch, push, pull, reach above head, and traverse uneven surfaces. Requires the ability to use hand and power tools. Requires the use of basic office equipment such as a computer, telephone, and two-way radio. Requires the ability to operate an automobile, air service truck, or van to transport breathing apparatus and related equipment to fire stations and fire scenes throughout the City.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed in a shop environment. Some work is performed outdoors. Some work is performed at fire stations or fire scenes. May be exposed to fumes, dust, noise, and hot and cold temperatures. Works on 24-hour call during rotational duty.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent and Draeger Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Level Two Certification. Working knowledge of various computer software applications including Oracle preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license. Knowledge of mechanical equipment and repair, including low pressure regulator repair preferred.  (PROOF OF DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A refresher course for Draeger SCBA Level Two Certification may be required by management.

 

 

POSITION:  TRUCK DRIVER – (1 Openings)   Salary: $11.32/Hr-Entry; $12.63/Hr-60 Days;  $15.25/Hr-5 Months;    General Services/Park Operations    J.O. #13-068

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direct supervision of assigned supervisor in Park Operations to assist in maintaining the grounds of City Parks:  Drives various types of trucks, ½ ton and up, including stake-type dump trucks; loads and unloads materials, tools, and equipment onto trucks; operates tractor, using specific attachments, to till, cultivate, and grade turf areas, to apply prescribed amounts of lime, fertilizer, insecticide, and fungicide, and to mow grounds at designated cut; cuts grass, using hand mower and power mower; uses shovels, rakes, spades, and other tools; performs routine maintenance, such as lubricating, fueling and cleaning equipment; and performs a variety of custodial duties to maintain the grounds of the park.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires ability to operate assigned equipment and to engage and disengage attachments.  Requires ability to climb onto equipment.  Must be able to handle various hand tools.  Requires bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, and lifting (approx. 50 lbs.)

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed outdoors exposed to odors, dust, chemicals, and inclement weather.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Ability to understand written and verbal instructions; and experience driving variety of trucks, agricultural tractors, and front-mounted mowers; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must pass tests designated by Human Resources on related equipment, such as 2-ton dump truck with trailer, agricultural tractor, and zero-turn mower, etc.  Must possess a valid Class “B” Tennessee Commercial Driver’s license; and must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules.  Must be available to work weekends.    (CLASS “B” DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

 

 

POSITIONINFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER (1 Opening) SALARY: Commensurate with Experience/Education   Information Services/Administration    J.O. #13-062

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general administrative direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO).  Responsible for the City’s information security efforts to comply with local, state, and federal regulations, including HIPPA, PII, PCI, etc. Develops, implements, and maintains the City’s information security policy, standards, and guidelines. Actively participates and guides the business continuity and disaster recovery efforts for Information Services. Manages the incident response planning, as well as the investigation of security breaches, and assists in addressing disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary. Working in conjunction with other divisions, develops the prioritization of security initiatives and spending based on appropriate risk management and/or financial methodology. Coordinates information security regulatory activities and works with vendors to ensure compliance. Administers enterprise risk management efforts and ensures remediation and mitigation efforts are completed. Collaborates with Internal Audit to identify, review, and remediate security risks in both ongoing and planned operations. Manages various risk management tools to monitor internal and external information security events and trends and advises senior management of related issues and activities. Identifies and investigates potential threats, vulnerabilities, and control techniques and communicates this information to departmental system administrators. Operates the City’s vulnerability management, anti-virus, and scanning tools, generates reports, and works with vendors to ensure identified events are remediated. Builds and maintains relationships with local, state, and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies to address issues and facilitate effective communications. Leads, organizes, and presents security awareness training initiatives. Recommends initiatives to raise and enhance information security awareness and training through capital and operational budget planning. Maintains comprehensive knowledge of federal, state, and local privacy and security regulations and industry best practices that keep the City abreast of privacy and security technology advances and in compliance with related laws.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with management and staff members at all levels. Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a computer, telephone, and wireless technology.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed in an office environment.  Occasional local and/or domestic travel to meetings and conferences is required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or any related field and ten (10) years of information systems management experience with five (5) of the ten (10) years in information systems security; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or similar information security certification required. Master’s degree in Management Information Systems or related field preferred.

(PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

 

 

POSITION25 SQUARE PROGRAM MANAGER(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $50,172.93 – $81,016.00; Bi-weekly: $1,929.73 – $3,116.00;   Public Works/Ground Maintenance    J.O. #13-066

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the supervision of the Deputy Director of Neighborhood Improvement to coordinate the 25 Square program working activities in performing comprehensive mitigation of grass and weed overgrowth on abandoned and dilapidated houses, overgrown and impassable sidewalks, congested alleys, and vacant lots.  Provides work direction, assignment of duties, evaluation of work performance, and discipline of assigned staff.  Oversees supervisory and professional employees in their assigned areas in the performance of their job functions; and trains employees on systems and processes as needed.  Directs the day-to-day planning of all neighborhood improvement activities such as vegetation control, herbicide spraying, and grass mowing, discarding tires, appliance and other junk on vacant lots, and etc.  Monitors work operations by making on-site inspections.  Enforces the City ordinance on weed control on vacant lots and houses.  Initiates and reviews contracts and bid specifications for services, supplies, and equipment.  Monitors and reports on third party contractors/vendors work performance and billing documentation.  Ensures the service center’s within the budgetary guidelines by monitoring expenditures, including accounts receivable and payable functions.  Visits various properties throughout the City to inspect property for maintenance duties, graffiti removal or landscaping projects.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires ability to inspect work area which may involve walking in high weeds and grass, and stooping.  Requires ability to communicate with staff, public, and other City department managers, etc. Requires the ability to traverse uneven ground to visually inspect property.  Requires the ability to operate an automobile.  Must be able to travel throughout the City to inspect property and operations facilities.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed in an office environment.  Drives regularly to visits various off-site facilities/properties throughout the City to inspect work sites and to meet with the public.  Outside work requires exposure to odors, dust, debris, herbicides, pesticides, other chemicals, and all types of weather including heat, cold, rain, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with six (6) years’ experience in management/administration of weed mitigation, grounds maintenance, or a  related field, with four (4) of the six (6) years in a supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must possess and maintain a valid driver license as a condition of continued employment.

(PROOF OF EDUCATION/DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

 

 

POSITION:   ACCOUNTING CLERK/B(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $23,050.04 – $35,193.60; Bi-weekly: $905.77 – $1,353.60   Fire Services/Anti-Neglect   J.O. #13-069

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general direction of an assigned supervisor in the Fire Prevention Bureau of the Fire Services Division. Processes non-repetitive, clerical accounting transactions. Reconciles deposits, prepares deposit journal entries, and reconciles with general ledger detail. Receives and processes invoices for payment funds due to vendors. Bills, collects, deposits, and prepares accounts receivable journal entries from revenue-generating activities. Collects permit fees and receives fees/funds paid for fire reports, etc., records amounts, and forwards to the City Treasurer’s Office. Assists customers with accounting matters as required. Prepares new spreadsheets and uses existing spreadsheets. Performs other related clerical financial duties as assigned.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1. Collects and distributes all incoming and outgoing office mail.

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

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a personal computer and telephone and lift and carry objects weighing up to 15 lbs.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate and three (3) years financial/clerical or related experience including specific experience in accounts receivable/accounts payable and financial records management, and use of Microsoft Office Suite (including Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.); or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Proficiency in the use of Oracle preferred.

 

 

POSITION:  SAFETY COORDINATOR – (1 Opening) Annual Salary: $44,796.54 – $71,864.00  Bi-weekly: $1,722.94 – $2,764.00   Human Resources/Workplace Safety    J.O. #13-063

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSWorks under the direction of the Workplace Safety and Compliance Manger to coordinate and implement the City’s Occupational Safety and Health Program.  Acts as a liaison with City Divisions, OSHA Coordinators, and Risk Management related to safety matters.  Plans and delivers safety-related training to large and small groups in a variety of environments and assists City Divisions and OSHA coordinators in developing and presenting divisional employee safety training programs.  Ensures compliance with the Tennessee Office of Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) and Federal Office of Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Conducts weekly inspections of City of Memphis worksites and, machinery and equipment. Interviews supervisors and employees to review work practices to prepare personal protective equipment assessments.   Analyzes job safety data, OJI trends, and inspection reports to develop methods to predict possible hazards and devise preventive measures.  Responds to emergency situations that may occur 24 hours a day and assists in the investigation of accidents to determine possible unsafe working conditions or practices; analyzes loss information to determine trends and causes of accidents and recommends to management suspension of activities posing a threat to workers and/or corrective actions as needed.  Reviews and recommends revisions to workplace safety policies and procedures.  Maintains current knowledge of State and Federal regulations in addition to safety trends, issues, and equipment.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with Division Directors, OSHA coordinators, employees, and TOSHA Inspectors. Must be able to make oral/visual presentations to large and small groups in a variety of environments.  Requires the use of general office equipment such as personal computers and telephones.  Requires lifting objects weighing up to 35 lbs. such as various equipment, traversing uneven ground, bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing, reaching above head, etc. in examining machinery.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONSWork is performed in an office environment and on various work sites including exposure to dust, fumes, odors, noise, heat and all types of weather conditions.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or a related field and five (5) years experience in industrial safety, occupational safety or a closely related field; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Experience with OSHA and TNOSHA required.   Certified Safety Professional and OSHA General Industry Certification preferred.  Certification as an Instructor in various areas of Occupational Safety preferred.  Must be available to respond to accident scenes anywhere in the city 24 hours a day.  Must possess a valid driver license.  (PROOF OF EDUCATION/DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

 

 

POSITIONSWEEPER OPERATOR(2 Openings) Annual Salary: $45,826.56; Bi-weekly: $1,762.56   Public Works/Heavy Equipment;   J.O. #13-067

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the supervision of the Heavy Equipment Zone Supervisor.  Operates various types of municipal street sweepers for the purpose of cleaning public Right-Of-Ways, city streets, state highways, and the interstate within the city limits.  Interprets city maps to find location of work sites.  Performs routine and preventative maintenance such as lubricating, broom adjusting, changing filters and cleaning equipment.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDSRequires ability to operate assigned equipment.  Requires ability to use maps to locate work sites

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONSMajority of work is performed outdoors.  May be exposed to dust, changing weather conditions, and hot and cold temperatures; exposed to noise and traffic.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSAbility to read and write and three (3) months experience driving municipal type street sweepers.  Must possess and maintain a valid Class “B” Tennessee Commercial Driver License as a condition of continued employment.  Must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules.  Must successfully complete job related skills testing as designated by Human Resources.  Must be available to work nights and weekends when necessary.  Knowledge of geographic area of Memphis preferred.  (CLASS “B” DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

 

 

POSITION: ASSOCIATE ACCOUNTANT/A(2 Openings) Annual Salary: $29,778.40 – $46,508.80 – Bi-weekly: $1,145.32 – $1,788.80   Fire Services/Administration    J.O. #13-070

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general supervision of the Fire Services Administrator and is responsible for maintaining the division’s accounting system for accounts payable, receivable and budget information. Researches causes of payment discrepancies. Prepares adjusting entries and verifies postings of transactions to the general ledger. Tracks line item expenditures and provides monthly financial reports to the Command Staff. Monitors grant expenditures to ensure eligibility of payments and prepares status reports for grant funds. Prepares budget transfers and monitor all accounts for correct budget information to ensure departments do not overspend. Ensures contractors and vendors are paid in a timely manner. Coordinates credit card procurement transactions. Reviews and processes travel requests and reconciles travel accounts. Prepares financial documents, including contracts, bid specifications and check requests.  Maintains current inventory of all Fire Division vehicles, obtains titles, registration certificates, and licenses. Maintains inventory of badges by rank, collects monies, and makes deposit to City Treasurer.  Processes invoices for hazardous material spills, court overtime, and loss of protective equipment. Maintains accounts receivable on salvage covers, hydrants, hazardous materials incidents, and other miscellaneous sources of revenue or expense recovery and prepares monthly aging report.  Acts as a liaison between Fire Services and the Finance Division and provides technical assistance to Service Center Managers on accounting policies and procedures. Trains division personnel on accounting system and spreadsheet applications.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

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

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Primarily desk work.  Requires ability to use equipment such as computer, calculator, and telephone. Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with staff.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed in an office environment, except during on-site visits.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Auditing, or related field; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Working knowledge of PC application programs, including Microsoft Office preferred. (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

 

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