Daily Archives: November 3, 2017

MLG&W Hiring for Administrative Assistant and Computer Software Specialist

MLG&W is hiring for an Administrative Assistant and a Computer Software Specialist.  To learn more about each position, including how to apply, click on the filenames below:

  1. Administrative Assistant: AdministrativeAssistant1.EXT.51161.11-17
  2. Computer Software Specialist: Computer Software Specialists 3 (EXT).51225.11-17
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Technicolor Hiring Event November 9

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by | November 3, 2017 · 2:04 PM

City of Memphis Job Opportunities

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Apply online by going to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/memphistn

 

Job Title: Mechanic

  • Job Type: Civil Service 
  • Salary: $38,758.98 – $45,332.04 annually
  • Closing date: 11/13/2017
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00609

Works under the supervision of a foreman or other assigned supervisor. Conducts and performs maintenance and normal repair on engine systems, automatic transmission/transaxle, manual drive train and axles, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical, and heating and air conditioning. Maintains and documents job history on work orders to accurately depict the service visit and to facilitate the flat rate billing process.  Inspects and documents conditions of equipment and reports damages found not related to repair request.  Loads and transports vehicles or equipment to and from working area.  Cleans residual film from vehicles and equipment upon completion.  Keeps tools, equipment and work area clean, organized and in good working condition.   Performs preventative maintenance inspections on vehicles and equipment and documents work order discrepancies.  Repairs and/or replaces vehicle parts such as batteries, tires, brakes, headlights, wipers and other parts as needed.  Assists in performing maintenance on vehicles such as oil changes, filter changes and lubrication.  Consults technical reference documentation such as manufacturer’s manuals and parts manuals for technical information necessary for repairs.  Prepares history files, maintains work logs and maintenance sheets.  Reviews invoices and checks for accuracy of pricing parts.  Collaborates with other mechanics in resolving more difficult mechanical problems.

Job Title: Truck Driver

  • Job Type: Civil Service 
  • Salary: $26,692.12 – $34,426.08 annually
  • Closing date: 11/13/2017
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00579

Works under the supervision of an assigned supervisor.  Operates and drives various types of trucks, one (1) ton and up, including stake-type dump trucks, and mechanical equipment associated with performing the job.   Loads and unloads materials, tools, and equipment unto trucks.  May connect hoses and sprinkler system for turf and grass irrigation and use various equipment such as shovel, rakes, spades and other tools such as chain saw in designated area.   May plant, trim and spray bedding plants, trees, and shrubs.  Performs routine maintenance such as, lubricating, fueling and cleaning equipment.  Operates tractor using specific attachments to till, cultivate, and grade turf areas to apply prescribed amounts of lime, fertilizer, insecticide, and fungicide in assigned area.  May perform a variety of manual duties as needed in maintaining assigned buildings and/or grounds such as bagged trash disposal and street clean-up which may include picking up dead animals, broken glass, tree limbs, and other debris.  May assists in mowing and cutting turf and grass areas using hand mower and power mower.  May lay asphalt on walking trails, parking lots and roadways in assigned work area.

Job Title: Flagman Officer Spec

  • Job Type: Civil Service 
  • Salary: $26,692.12 – $36,393.24 annually
  • Closing date: 11/13/2017 
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00581

Works under the supervision of a layout painter in the Engineering Division.  Receives work direction from a painter in charge of work crew painting pavement markings.  Stops traffic at signaled intersections to allow for striping crew to complete job.  Directs traffic in and around work area using sign, hand, and flag signals.  Operates truck-mounted arrow board indicating which lanes are closed to traffic.  Records license number of traffic control violators for police.  Drives to haul materials and equipment to various work sites.  Assists in shop during inclement weather performing duties such as routine maintenance on equipment operated, cleaning of shop area, and maintaining shop inventory.

Job Title: Brick Mason

  • Job Type: Civil Service 
  • Salary: $62,090.34 annually
  • Closing date: 11/13/2017
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00588

Works under the general supervision of an assigned Supervisor.  Performs brick laying and concrete finishing in the repair, maintenance, and construction of such items including but not limited to buildings, storm drains, inlets, manholes, tile work, block work, concrete work associated with flooring, interior and exterior walls, streets and sidewalk pavers, ramps and other structures.   May direct small crews laying blocks, applying mortar, and leveling and aligning blocks using mason’s tools if assigned to Public Works.  Drives truck to haul crew, materials and equipment.  Performs routine checks of truck equipment, checks fluids, and fuels truck.  Completes daily time log, work order sheets, and time sheets for crews.  Uses mobile radio to communicate with supervisor and other workers.

Job Title: Contract Compliance Analyst

  • Job Type: Appointed 
  • Salary: $53,660.36 – $82,638.40 annually
  • Closing date: 11/13/2017
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00601

Works under the direction of the Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises Director in reviewing bid proposals and recommending approval or non-approval based on their compliance with bid specifications.  Conducts pre-qualification, re-bid, pre-award, and contract compliance review conferences with contractors.  Conducts on-site monitoring investigations of contractors by driving to various worksites.  Educates the citizens and businesses of Memphis of the specifications and requirements of Title VI compliance.  Coordinates and assists with the layout and production of Title VI brochures in English and Spanish.  Assists with the production of the Title VI Compliance and Implementation Plan.  Ensures the public is properly educated about Title VI, filing complaints, rights and privileges under the law and that administrators enforce the law.  Represents the City of Memphis locally and statewide regarding Title VI.  Works in conjunction with the Tennessee Department of Transportation to ensure compliance with Title VI.  Assists departments in developing Minority Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) projects for purchase and contract.  Prepares analytical reports on the city’s Minority Business (MBE) program.  Reviews minority business affidavits and joint venture disclosure affidavits to ensure legitimacy of minority firms.

Job Title: Accounting Analyst

  • Job Type: Part-Time 
  • Salary: $35,030.84 – $52,540.80 annually
  • Closing date: 11/18/2017
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00627

Works under the general supervision of the HR Operations Manager. Plans, organizes, and manages the operations of the payable functions such as reconciliation, payment requests, stop payments, and vendor maintenance.  Performs a variety of routine and complex clerical accounting functions, including financial recordkeeping and reporting.  Verifies funds in the financial system including account, service center, and contract balance.  Processes billings, invoices, purchase orders, requisitions, checks, check requests, payments, deposits, and other requests.  Prepares and reviews check requests.  Analyzes and reconciles accounts payable data and transactions.  Maintains tracking logs and electronic documentation of vendor information, including payments received and due.  Serves as a liaison in responding to accounts payable inquiries, payment issues, and for information or interpretation from third parties, such as vendors, internal agencies, or auditors.  Initiates contact with vendors, agencies, and internal offices regarding payments and develops solutions for accounts payable discrepancies.  Ensures payment to vendors for services and products comply within contract terms.  Researches and resolves contract, purchase order, and check request discrepancies.  Assists management with developing finance related processes, and procedures.  Plans, implements, and maintains various financial projects and programs, as assigned.  Provides clerical/administrative support to the HR Finance Coordinator.  Analyzes financial data to create and prepare a variety of correspondence, memoranda, spreadsheets and reports by utilizing various computer applications.  Trains and communicates with HR Operations Liaisons on various financial and administrative duties.  Interacts and communicates verbally and in writing with management, and other staff members on a variety of issues and concerns.

Job Title: Craft_Prop Maint Super (Promotional Only)

Works under the direction of a Property Maintenance Grounds General Foreman in the General Services Division.  Supervises a specific group of worker’s truck drivers, crew chiefs, crew and heavy equipment operators. Evaluates projects to determine requirements and assigns workers as needed.  Verifies that work is performed per guidelines. Ensures that work processes comply with all applicable safety rules and regulations. Determines the type of equipment and material needed for projects/jobs. Maintains records of work orders and account receivables for billing purposes. Schedules preventive maintenance and grounds services for City facilities. Maintains the upkeep of ground maintenance equipment. Creates and prepares various reports for management review. Ensures that government regulations are adhered to in applicable work situations such as disposing of hazardous material. Ensures that work comply with all applicable safety rules and regulations. Attends various meetings and work sites across the City for visual inspections of construction/maintenance sites. Maintains the Emergency Preparedness Plan for disaster situations which includes updating the plan and procedures and training personnel. Acts as a liaison between City divisions and outside Shelby County, State, and Federal agencies for City functions.

Job Title: Division Chief (Promotional Only)

Works under the Deputy Chief of Operations and is responsible for oversight of office and warehouse staff, with day-to-day administrative operation of Tennessee Task Force 1 (TN-TF1).  Serves as the senior response official responsible for the development of leadership strategies, emergency response strategies, and holds a seat on the Executive Board of the Tennessee Task Force I (TN-TF1).  Responsible for working as a Task Force Leader to develop and execute policies and procedures, training and logistical plans that are  required a state of deployment readiness for activity mandated or requested by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the State of Tennessee, or local authority.  Reviews the general operation of the Task Force to determine efficiency.  Provides direction on major projects or problem areas.  Plans for future projects or deployments.  Acts as liaison between Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Memphis Fire Administration and works through the USAR Grants Manager to direct fiduciary activities related to the Federal Cooperative Agreement (CA) funds for TN-TF1. Monitors closely all records of financial transactions in accordance with best business practices, City Policy, and requirements of the FEMA grants administration. Works with the USAR Grant Manager to accomplish accurate reporting on the quarterly, bi-annually, and annual reports required by the Cooperative Agreement (CA).  Works with the USAR Grant Manager to accomplish the Cooperative Agreement  (CA) application and the award process as well as tracking and monitoring of CA expenditures. Oversees and assists accurate completion of post deployment reimbursement packages.  Travels as part of the Tennessee Task Force I (TN-TF1) for deployments, meetings, and training events.

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Overton Park Conservancy Seeks Director of Development

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Join Our Team

Join our team at Overton Park Conservancy!

Director of Development
Posted: 9/26/17 / Open until filled

Position
The Conservancy seeks a proven leader to build a strong development team in support of a successful, growing, and future-focused organization. Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director (ED), the Development Director (Director) will spearhead development efforts as the Conservancy prepares for the next chapter in the park’s history.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of fundraising success and constructive leadership. The proven ability to set a vision, develop and execute strategies, hold the team accountable, and meet aggressive goals and deadlines are characteristics for success in this position.

Responsibilities

      Strategic Direction

  • As part of the organization’s executive leadership team, assists in the development and execution of long-range planning for the continuing growth of the Conservancy within the context of an evolving city
  • Sets goals, then develops and executes strategies to grow and sustain a base of donors and partners; identifies opportunities to weave fundraising strategies into all aspects of the Conservancy’s work
  • Develops best practices, policies, and procedures for donor and prospect cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
  • Identifies, cultivates, and solicits philanthropic support from individuals, foundations, and corporations

      Development Leadership

  • Develops and maintains ongoing relationships with major donors, partners, and collaborators
  • Develops and tracks proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
  • Grows operational funding with key responsibilities for both Membership and Annual Giving; identifies and cultivates new donor groups
  • Increases special event revenue through sponsorships, in-kind contributions, and increased participation, i.e. ticket sales and registrations
  • Assures the accuracy of all donor records; is proficient with donor software
  • Oversees production of acknowledgement letters/receipting and benefit fulfillment
  • Prepares and delivers presentations and proposals as needed
  • Works in partnership with Conservancy staff to ensure development cultivation is a priority in the Conservancy’s messaging and activities
  • Facilitates board development activities by identifying board roles in fundraising, coordinating board development activities and assisting with training board members

      Team Leadership

  • Recruits, trains, and leads development staff members to support fundraising and earned revenue efforts
  • Motivates, inspires, and develops department staff members and other members of the Conservancy staff to perform up to their capacity, grow professionally, and set and achieve objectives; consistently models a constructive culture       

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, leadership, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated comprehensive management skills, including but not limited to short and long-term planning, evaluation, directing and motivating staff, verbal and written communication skills, and nonprofit governance
  • Proven ability to manage relationships, meet goals, and articulate marketing message
  • Demonstrated experience and confidence in asking people to contribute time and money
  • Demonstrated success in writing successful grant proposals
  • The amount of knowledge required would typically be acquired in a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years fundraising experience in a professional position
  • Master’s degree and certification in fundraising (CFRE) preferred
  • Knowledge of Salesforce donor management software is recommended

Personal Characteristics

  • Commitment to a vision that celebrates the diversity of Overton Park’s stakeholders
  • Collaborative spirit who works well with team members, volunteers, and park stakeholders of different races, backgrounds, experiences, and education levels
  • Relentlessly positive high-performer who embraces challenges to set and achieve ambitious goals
  • Innovative leader who elicits confidence and builds rapport; manages stress in a fast-paced, changing organization

This is a full-time position requiring no less than 40 hours per week. Work is both in an indoor environment and in an outdoor park setting. Frequent weekend and evening work may be required. Work requires some physical exertion such as walking, standing, lifting, carrying, or similar activities.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Overton Park Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recruits applicants without regard to age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status.

How to Apply:

No phone calls please. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
hr@overtonpark.org     – or –
Human Resources, Overton Park Conservancy, 1914 Poplar Avenue, Suite 202, Memphis, TN 38104

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Revolutions Bicycle CoOp Hiring for Education Program Coordinator

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Education Program Coordinator, FT

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:

Revolutions Bicycle Cooperative, based in Memphis, TN, is a program of First Congregational Church (501(c)3 non-profit) that has worked since 2002 to build a more inclusive community by getting people on bicycles.

Our vision:  By making bicycling a desirable transportation option, we create a healthier, more connected and livable community.

ROLE OVERVIEW: 

The Revolutions Education Program Coordinator works with the Executive Director and Staff to run our youth and adult educational programs. This role includes creating and teaching bicycle repair classes, bicycle riding classes, camps and more. The Education Program Coordinator will also lead bicycle rides, and help with mechanic work needed to finish and check bicycles for use in educational programs. The Education Program Coordinator will take the lead on our new bicycle education program in local schools as lead educator, volunteer coordinator and scheduler. The Education Program Coordinator will also collaborate with Revolutions’ staff on volunteer coordination for other educational programs. Each day will be a blend of these tasks, requiring both collaboration and independence. This is an excellent opportunity for a confident bicycle rider with experience working on bicycles, and teaching youth and adults.

Travel around the Memphis metro area is required. Travel by bicycle is preferred. As we attempt to normalize the bicycle as a viable transportation option, we try to model everyday riding as much as possible. Revolutions has a great selection of cargo bikes for our employees to use, especially when delivery of tools and equipment is required for a program.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Works independently, or with other staff, to schedule and run educational programs: including bicycle repair classes, bicycle riding classes/clubs, summer camps, and community partnerships.
  • Coordinates emerging bicycle safety program in local schools, including communicating with school PE teachers and staff, and volunteers
  • Leads bicycle mechanic work for program bicycles; fixes and safety checks bicycles.
  • Coordinates bicycle storage and bicycle needs for various programs.
    • Loading, unloading and moving bicycles, helmets, and other equipment
  • Updates registrations, database, class documents and calendars as needed.
  • Helps strategize creative ways to reach new audiences for upcoming programs.
  • Maintains classroom environments; cleans and restocks spaces weekly.
  • Other tasks like overseeing workshop hours, to be shared with other staff, as needed.

COMPENSATION:  $25,000 — $30,000

Including benefits: employer sponsored health insurance; 12 days of vacation to start (plus one day each additional year of work); paid organization-wide recess from 12/25 to 1/1 every year; all products in our bicycle shop and catalog at cost (including new bicycles and parts); casual dress code for work.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:  

  • Ability to teach in an engaging and challenging manner; prior experience teaching is preferred.
  • Experienced bicycle rider; able to ride a bicycle long distances, while pedaling additional weight.
    • Bicycle commuting expertise, necessary.
  • Excellent bicycle mechanic skills; prior experience as a bicycle mechanic preferred.
  • Understanding of social justice and awareness of privilege.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks.
  • Capacity to work on a computer and complete paperwork and database work.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends required for this position.
  • Driver’s license; ability to pass a driving record check & drive large vehicles, preferred.
  • Education Coordinator must pass a criminal background check for working with children.

OUR CORE VALUES:  

  1. We believe that there are many ways to use the bicycle.
  2. We believe that everyone is a valuable member of our community.
  3. We build a nurturing environment where beginners and experts feel included and supported.
  4. We share knowledge freely and remain open to learning while empowering members to be leaders in our community.
  5. We focus on improving the livability of our City.

HOW TO APPLY:  

Email your resume, cover letter, contact information for three references and a relevant writing sample (no more than two pages long) all in a single PDF document to: info@revolutionsmemphis.com

Please mention how you heard about this position. We will begin reviewing qualified applications on Oct 1, 2017. Applications accepted until position is filled.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Visit our website at www.RevolutionsMemphis.com for more information about Revolutions Bicycle Cooperative.

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UrbanPlan Coordinator Position

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The UrbanPlan (UP) Coordinator for the Memphis District Council is responsible for
managing the launch and implementation of UP. This position will coordinate resources
to make the program effective.

To learn more about this position, click Memphis-Urban-Plan-Coordinator-RFP-Nov-2017

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Frayser Community Development Corporation Hiring for Housing Counselor

Under the direct supervision of the Housing Counseling Program Manager, the Housing Counselor, while working with the housing counseling program team, is responsible for following the NeighborWorks America and HUD guidelines for providing housing counseling education, information and guidance in order for clients to make an informed decision of the options available to them. The counselor is responsible for conducting group education workshops, such as homebuyer education; and conducting
one-on-one housing counseling services, specifically in the area of credit and pre-purchase counseling, along with program administrative responsibilities. This position requires the use of independent judgement and decision-making skills.

To learn more about this position, including how to apply, click HC_position

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Urban Art Commission Hiring Business Development Manager

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NOW HIRING – Full-time Business Development Manager

Position: UrbanArt Commission – Business Development Manager (40 hours per week)

The Business Development Manager plays a critical role in supporting a high-functioning office environment, identifying strategic partnerships and fundraising opportunities, and managing or streamlining internal reporting structures and processes. This role will work closely with the Executive Director, Project Management team, and UAC Board of Directors to ensure alignment and coordination of UAC’s strategic programming and fundraising goals.

Reports to: Executive Director

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Maximize organizational functionality around management of programs, partnerships and donor relationships

· Assist in researching and identifying potential new partnerships, grant opportunities and funding sources that align with UAC’s goals and support the expansion of its programming

· Manage and ensure the integrity of UAC’s donor database, eTapestry, and process donor acknowledgements

· Assist in the coordination of qualitative information, photos, and metrics from UAC staff for grant reporting and fundraising opportunities

· Support Executive Director in the coordination of logistics and communications with the board and board committees

· Produce reports for quarterly board meetings, including financial reconciliations in coordination with UAC accountant and Executive Director, and development reports

· Assist in identification of opportunities for the Executive Director to represent UAC

· Assist with the creation and adherence to project processes in collaboration with UAC Project Managers

· Represent Executive Director at events, as required

· Manage office resources, supplies, and vendor relationships

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Overall qualifications required include proven ability to work with a diverse range of publics and staff, including artists.

· Able to multi-task several projects simultaneously; detailed, proactive, highly motivated and organized

· Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software (especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

· Should be functional with Mac-based computer systems

· Must possess excellent verbal and written communication abilities

· Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and/or organizations, including: board members, donors, foundations, etc.

· Must have a flexible schedule and able to work nights and weekends as needed for events

· Must have reliable transportation

Education/Experience

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in marketing, arts management, art history, design, or a closely related field. Previous fundraising and relationship-building experience required, specifically in researching and working with multiple stakeholders and adhering to timelines. Sincere interest in public art, design and contemporary art issues a significant plus.

Compensation Based on experience and qualifications.

Applicants should email a current resume, a letter of interest not to exceed 1 page, and 3 professional references with the subject line “ Business Development Manager application” to: HR@urbanartcommission.org.

About us: UAC is an independent non-profit organization committed to enhancing the cultural vibrancy of our community through the development of public art. UAC is committed to equity and inclusion in our work. People of color, LGBTQIA individuals, differently abled persons, indigenous peoples and women are strongly encouraged. Visit http://www.urbanartcommission.org.

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Waffle House Hiring Event November 6

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by | November 3, 2017 · 8:40 AM