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Life Guard – Youth Villages

Youth VillagesCertified Life Guard (Seasonal)

Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems.
Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom.

This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. We have different types of facilities all of these utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed).

Position Overview

This job will involve lifeguarding at a pool at a residential treatment facility and/or leading and lifeguarding canoeing activities at a lake on the campus with at-risk youth.

Must be at least 21 years old.
Must be Certified as a lifeguard.
Experience as a lifeguard is Strongly Preferred.
Experience with At-Risk Youth is Preferred.

Job requires working during the week and on the weekends.


Please apply online:


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Resource & Job Fair-7/1/17 @ Durham-Covington Pike

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Floor Technician/Finisher – Youth Villages

Youth Villages

Floor Technician/Finisher

Program Overview
Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes. Located in Tennessee and Georgia, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed).

Job Responsibilities
Sweep, mop, wax, strip, scrub, and buff all types of floor surfaces.
Surface clean carpets with an extractor

High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Valid Driver License required, Pass a criminal Background Check & Fingerprinting.
1-year experience as a floor tech in a related work environment required; 5 years preferred.
Must be able to lift cleaning equipment (must be able to lift 75 pounds or more).
Must be able to operate all needed floor equipment for all floor surfaces including carpet and hardwood.
Must have a strong knowledge of stripping, waxing, buffing, and cleaning all floor surfaces.
Ability to work different hours as needed.

Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
403 (b)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays


Please Apply Online at

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Northwest Research Job Openings

NWR northwest researchNorthwest Research, Inc.

Northwest Research, Inc. (NWR) specializes in inventory research and management. Founded in 1996, NWR strives to surpass its customer’s expectations by proactively seeking new approaches to difficult inventory management issues.

We are actively recruiting for the following positions:

  • Warehouse Associates – these positions are responsible for receiving, loading, and/or organizing freight.
  • Shipping Specialists – this position will ensure that all packages are shipped out in a timely manner.

All Candidates must have good communication, organization and memorization skills.  Must be able to use pallet jacks, forklifts, and other machinery (i.e. compactors, balers, etc.).  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and stand on your feet for long periods of time.  Previous forklift experience/certification is a plus.

  • Data Entry Specialists – this position will ensure that all packages are properly identified, categorized and keyed into the system.

The Data Entry Specialist position will require great computer skills, must be able to type 35 wpm, must have excellent spelling and grammar, attention to detail and be able to work in a warehouse environment.

Our starting pay is $10.50 per hour. Full Time Employees are offered benefits that include: (some benefits began first day of employment and others will be after 90 days of employment).

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • 401(k) Plan with a company match
  • Opportunities for advancement

To apply for employment with Northwest Research, Inc. visit our website .

Completed applications can be submitted via email to our Human Resource department

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Navigator Job Opening – Family Safety Center

Family Safety Center The Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Memphis, TN, whose purpose is to effectively combine civil, criminal, health and social services in order to help victims of family violence.  We are seeking a Navigator who is highly motivated to assist clients and process their individualized needs through the various services provided with partner agencies.  This position will report to the Director of Program Operations and will be an integral part of the growth of the organization.  This is a grant funded position.

Job Title:                      Navigator

Reports To:                  Director of Program Operations

Positions Supervised:   None

Status:                          Permanent Full-Time

FLSA:                          Exempt

Hours:                          8:00am to 4:30pm Monday – Friday, other as required

Job Summary:  Assists clients in accessing services from on-site partners that accommodate the individual needs of the client.  Performs intake procedures to efficiently and effectively process clients through the organization.  Provides consultation, case management and information, completes administrative records, performs client follow-up, assists with and participates in professional development activities and client community outreach. Continue reading

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Proposal Coordinator @ Sedgwick


Proposal Coordinator


Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is the place for you. As the largest and most innovative Third Party Administrator in the claims industry and the first and only TPA to receive both recognition as the Best TPA in America and the coveted Employer of Choice designation, we invite you to come be a part of our team and, “Claim Your Future.”

PRIMARY PURPOSE: To develop and respond to requests for information and proposals; to collaborate with various subject matter experts to ensure the proposal is completed timely and accurately; and to provide oversight of quality and cohesiveness of response.


  • Reviews and responds to requests within the business development group, including requests for information and proposals; provides initial draft of each request to various subject matter experts as needed and incorporates any needed edits or updates to the response as directed.
  • Coordinates review of the requests for information or proposal with all necessary subject matter experts within different departments of the company.
  • Responds to follow up requests as assigned; determines and maintains the timeline for each response to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Updates language on web-based RFP database.


  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supports the organization’s quality program(s).


Education & Licensing
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred.

 Two (2) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include one (1) year of project management experience and one (1) year of proofing/editing experience. Experience with Qvidian software a plus.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong grammar and proofreading skills
  • Knowledge of appropriate software
  • Good project management skills
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Good oral and written communication, including presentation skills
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work in a fast paced high pressure environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace

Please click here to apply by June 30, 2017

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Quality Control Inspector – All American Sporting Goods

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All American Sporting Goods is Now Hiring a Quality Control Inspector

Job Duties:

  • Monitor clothing being screen printed for quality and consistency
  • Pay close attention to fine detail
  • Must be vocal and assertive
  • Able to work on your feet

The ideal person for this position will possess the following skills:

  • A good cooperative attitude
  • Ability to take direction
  • Willingness to learn
  • Interest in learning to screen print is a plus

All American is a family owned business who has been choosing 901 for over 50 years. We are seeking positive people who take pride in their work and enjoy being busy. We are located off Tillman and Broad behind “The Rec. Room” and across from French Truck Coffee

Benefits: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance Paid Holidays and Vacation/Sick Time
Compensation hourly based on performance

Please apply via email: or drop off a resume @ 580 Tillman St. Suite 4, Memphis, TN  38112
Monday- Friday between 9am-3pm

We will be accepting applications for this position through June 12, 2017.

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Water Resources Staff Engineer – BWSC, Inc.

Water Resources Staff Engineer


BWSC is currently seeking to fill the position of Staff Engineer in the Environment & Water Resources business unit in Memphis, TN.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Supporting senior engineering staff in the preparation of stormwater and flood reduction projects
  • Assist in developing final design plans
  • Complete assignments within budget and schedule while working with design teams involving multiple disciplines
  • Perform storm water analysis and design for site, roadway and municipal projects from conceptual to final design
  • Assists in the development of hydrologic and hydraulic reports for both rural and urban watersheds through the use of HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, and/or SWMM-based models
  • Assists in the analysis of reports, maps, and drawings to plan and design projects
  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents
  • Performs other duties as required

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university
  • Engineer in Training certificate is required
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration is a plus
  • Minimum of 2 years of engineering experience
  • Experience using AutoCAD and/or MicroStation is a plus
  • Experience in using SWMM or HEC-RAS software is required
  • Experience with ArcGIS is required
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret job-related manuals and documents
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Why join us?

Barge Waggoner Sumner and Cannon, Inc. is an engineering and architecture services firm consistently ranked in the top 500 engineering firms in the United States. We have been in business for over 60 years and offer a range of architecture and engineering services to diverse market sectors which include industrial, municipal, commercial, and government clients.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company’s core values because at the end of the day, BWSC CARES:

  • Collaborate – Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic – Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible – We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make BWSC better.
  • Excellence – We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service – We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

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Mid-South Senior Care – Job Fair 5/19/17


Mid-South Senior Care is hosting a job fair in our office Friday May 19, 2017 10:00 am-2:00 pm we are seeking to hire Certified Nursing Assistants and Care-Givers. Our office is located at 5050 Poplar Ave, Suite 2400 Memphis, TN 38157

  • On Site Interviews
  • Immediate Openings
  • PRN / EEOC


If unable to attend the job fair, please Apply Online at: by May 17, 2017



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Juneteenth @ Douglass Park June 16-18, 2017

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For More Information Please Contact Kathy Yancey-Temple at 901-691-1044 or



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Chef Tam’s Underground Cafe – 5/15/17 Interview Day




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Kelly Services – Warehouse Openings

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2017 Free Tax Prep – Extended


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Work/Life Balance Seminar – 5/10/17

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For more information please call 901-415-2700.

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Deputy Executive Director/COO – Memphis Housing Authority

Memphis Housing Authority

POSITION: Deputy Executive Director/Chief Operations Officer (COO) – Exempt

DEPARTMENT:  Executive

SALARY:                      To Be Determined

POSTING EXPIRES:   May 26, 2017

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Planning, Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration or a related field or Six(6) years of progressively responsible experience in Public Housing management, oversight, asset management, planning, real estate analysis, finance, or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. It is preferable that the candidate have a working knowledge of HUD program regulations, strong computer functions and analytical skills, plus excellent written and oral communications.

For Full Job Description Click Here: MHA Job Posting – Deputy Executive Director Chief Operations Officer

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