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Simos Immediate Job Openings

Simos Insourcing Solutions is looking to hire about 3000 people for Christmas holidays to work in a few warehouses in Olive Branch and SE Shelby County.

We take applications everyday starting at 8am. 7124 Kerr Place, Suite F in Olive Branch and 4305 Hacks Cross for the Memphis office.

Simos Insourcing Solutions!
IMMEDIATE OPENINGS:

  • Pickers and packers
  • Reach Truck/ Cherry Pickers( Must be certified)
  • Gift Wrapers
  • Quality Control
  • Machine Operators (must have computer skills)

Must have stable work history, pass criminal background check and drug screen
References will be checked for prior work history and experience
Apply in Person

 

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Shelby County Sheriff’s Office – Seeking Reserve Deputy Sheriffs

 DATE: June 10, 2013

 

SCSO Seeks Applicants for Reserve Deputy Sheriff’s

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is now taking applications for Reserve Deputy Sheriffs. The next class is scheduled to begin on September 23, 2013. All interested applicants can visit our website at www.shelby-sheriff.org/volunteer for the application and information regarding the requirements.

 

Reserve Deputies serve in several bureaus at various times based on their availability. The officers receive the same training as full-time Deputies. Besides attending classroom courses, Reserve Deputies must meet rigorous physical agility standards, be proficient in the use of firearms, and take 40 hours of specialized training each year.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must have graduated from an accredited high school or GED at the time of application
  • Be at least 21 years-old at the time training begins
  • Pass a written, a physical, and drug test
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Service Requirements: 24 hours/month

A minimum of 500 hours, consisting of three (3) evenings a week from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and eight (8) hours on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., for a period of approximately 6 months.

 

 

 

 

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Hiring 10/3-10/10

From WMCTV

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is hiring

Posted: Oct 02, 2012 6:12 AM CDTUpdated: Oct 02, 2012 7:40 AM CDT

By WMCTV.com Staff – email
MEMPHIS, TN -(WMC-TV) – If you are looking for a new career (or know someone who is) today is your lucky day. The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is looking to fill dozens of positions. And this could be your chance to start a career earning more than $50,000 a year.

Starting October 3, the THP will be accepting applications online only through next Wednesday, October 10.

In order to apply, you must be at least 21. Additionally, to apply, you must be a US citizen and have a high school diploma or something equivalent.

If you make it past the application phase, you will be required to pass a physical agility test. And if all goes well, you will get an interview.

If you make it through, you could be in the next trooper cadet class that begins March 2013.

Bill Gibbons, Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security Commissioner, says he is expecting 3,000 applicants. Also, the department is working to keep the THP at a full staff of 800 people.

If you are interested in applying, click here. You can also call (615) 741-4841 for more information.

Copyright 2012 WMC-TV. All rights reserved.

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Job Listings for Week of July 29-August 4, 2012 for Shelby County

JOB LISTINGS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR WEEK OF JULY 29 – AUG. 4, 2012

Shelby County, TN and Surrounding Areas

HELP WANTED

  • Welders/Machine Operators/Maintenance, Welspun, Little Rock, AR (Fax resume to 1-501-490-0662)
  • Warehouse Worker, Keystone Automotive, 2888 Cargo Circle, Memphis, TN 38118 (Need valid driver’s license, ability to lift 75 lbs.; Mail resume to HR Manager at above address)
  • Program Assistant/Receptionist, Memphis in May (Fax resume and salary expectations to 525-4686 by August 15)
  • Switchboard Operator (Mail resume to Box 706, The Commercial Appeal, 495 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103)
  • Stylists (Call Bartlett 266-4001, Cordova 752-1400, Memphis 683-8355, or Midtown 276-1405)
  • Attendant (Call 1-919-796-2587)
  • Manager/Stocker/Customer Service, Lit Restaurant Supply (Email resume to pboxer@litsupply.com)
  • Account Executives (Need sales experience, computer skills; Email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to multimediaexecutives@gmail.com)
  • Medical Assistant/Lab Technician (Need experience; Email resume to lfairman@obfmc.com)
  • Dental Assistant (Need orthodontic experience; Email resume to orthojob4u@gmail.com)
  • Dental Assistant (Fax resume to 682-6846)
  • Customer Service/Laborer (Call 881-0700)
  • Auto Technician, Winchester Tire, 1830 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN 38116 (Need tools, experience; Call Todd at 345-5484)
  • Telephone Interviewers, BR Interviewing (Need computer skills; Call 332-9191)
  • Maintenance, Woodchase Apartments, 1946 Williamswood Road (Need experience, tools, transportation; Apply in person)
  • Carpenters/Painters (Must have tools and dependable transportation; Call Barry at 331-0297)
  • School Bus Drivers, Durham School Services, 1384 Farmville Road, 1689 Getwell Road or 5679 Shelby Oaks, Memphis (Apply in person)
  • HVAC Technician (Need experience; Call 494-5351)
  • Avon (Call Florence Chamberlin at 572-7343)
  • Manager Trainees (Call 335-6747 10 am – 4 pm)
  • Marketing/Volunteer Coordinator (Apply online at www.carishealthcare.com)
  • Order Selectors/Machine Operators/Forklift, PSC Staffing, 3731 S. Mendenhall or 1979 S. Third Street (Apply in person)
  • Maintenance Technician, Alexmire Apartments (Need HVAC certificate; Fax resume to 947-9878)
  • Event Representatives (Call Jacob at 794-0511)
  • Courier (Need car/covered truck/van; Call 521-8282 ext. 1034)
  • Reach/Picker/Lift Operators, Prologistix (Need certification; Call 1-662-655-0485)
  • Warehouse Lead/Manufacturing Technician/Operator (Send resume to P.O. Box 460, Collierville, TN 38027)
  • Construction/Field Survey (Need reliable vehicle; Call 1-855-249-2974)
  • Inventory Counter (Need reliable transportation; Apply online at www.rgis.com)
  • Customer Service (Call 730-8946 for East Memphis, 881-5465 for Arlington)
  • Job Matchmaker! Call 1-888-862-9540, free job placement service provided by the Commercial Appeal
  • Front Desk/Sales/Attendants, Doubletree Hotel, 185 Union Avenue, Downtown Memphis (Apply in person 2 – 4 pm)
  • Help Wanted (Call 324-4199)
  • Carpet Cleaner, Dry-Tech (Call 1-800-507-7222, Code CL41373)
  • Yellowbook Delivery (Need valid driver’s license and insured, dependable auto; Call 1-800-373-3280)
  • Carpet Technician, Stanley Steemer (Need good driving record; Call 937-8863)
  • Collection/Disconnect Tech (Need truck or van; Call 214-4358)
  • Manufacturing, Peoplemark, 3003 Airways # 702, Memphis (Apply in person)
  • Forklift Drivers, Kelly Services (Need valid driver’s license; Call 398-9386, ext. 213)
  • Warehouse, Talent Force Staffing, 2899 S. Mendenhall, Suite 1, Memphis, (Apply in person 8:30 – 11 am with two forms of ID)
  • Warehouse, Swift Staffing, 2715 Kirby Parkway, Suite 13 (Apply in person)
  • Pickers/Packers/Forklift, PSP Solutions, 8705B Northwest Drive # 10, Southaven, MS, 38671 (Apply in person 9 am – 1 pm)
  • All Positions, Resorts Casino Tunica (Apply online at www.resortstunica.com)
  • Window Cleaners (Call 624-4558)
  • Warehouse/Pickers/Forklift, Simos, 4205 Hacks Cross Road, Suite 114, Memphis (Need Forklift Certificate; Apply in person)
  • Pickers/Packers/Warehouse/Forklift, PSP Solutions, 8705B Northwest Drive # 10, Southaven, MS (Apply in person with two forms of ID 9 am – 1 pm)
  • Goodyear Service Technician (Need ability to lift an object weighing up to 60 pounds, valid driver’s license, and H.S. Diploma or GED preferred; Apply online at www.goodyear.com/careers)
  • Production Workers, Guardian Fiberglass, 7046 Stateline Road, Mineral Wells, MS (Regularly accepts applications 8 am – 5 pm)
  • Material Handlers/Pickers/Forklift/Operators, Axcess Staffing Services, 6073 Mt. Moriah Road Ext., Suite 19, Memphis (Apply in person 9:30 am – 2 pm)
  • Forklift/Warehouse, Kelly Services (Need some experience; Call 1-877-535-5992 for warehouse, 1-901-398-9386 for forklift)
  • Forklift Driver, Paramount Staffing, 5888 Distribution Drive, Memphis (Need HS Diploma or GED, experience; Apply in person Tue. – Thur. starting at 9 am or call 367-8888 ext. 2707)
  • Hair Stylist/Barbers/Manicurist, Lynn’s Got It Going On #2 Beauty Salon, 1119 Springdale, Memphis (Need license; Call and make an appointment for interview, 276-3400)
  • Jobs/Education/Training/Grants, Tennessee Career Center, 444 North Main Street, 2nd Floor, Memphis Area Transit Authority Terminal, Memphis, TN, 38105 (Apply in person or call 545-2240)
  • Production Control/Scheduling Clerks, Technicolor (Need warehouse/production experience; Apply online at www.technicolor.com)
  • FedEx Ground (Company does not hire ex-offenders; Apply in person at 555 Compress Drive, Memphis, or call 948-0045)
  • Customer Service (Call 546-9161)
  • All positions, Sam’s Town (Apply online at www.boydcareers.com)
  • General Employment, Baptist Memorial Hospital (Call Job Hotline 226-4500)
  • University of Tennessee Job Hotline (Call 448-5600)
  • Hourly worker, O’Reilly Auto Parts (Call 1-888-OREILLY)
  • Air National Guard (Call 1-800-TO-GO-ANG)
  • Air Force (Call 1-800-423-USAF)
  • Army (Call 1-800-USA-ARMY)

 

TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

  • Clerical/Customer Service/Warehouse, Express Employment, 6100 Primacy Parkway (Apply in person or call 680-1933)
  • Warehouse/Laborers, All In A Day Temp Services, 6084 Apple Tree Drive, Suite 8, Memphis (Apply in person or call 375-4797)
  • Warehouse, Unlimited Staffing Services, 2590 Lamar (Apply in person or call 791-2929)
  • All positions, Allied Forces, 6759 Winchester (Apply in person or call 546-7524)
  • Distribution, Paramount, 5888 Distribution Drive, Memphis (Apply in person Mon. – Wed. 9 am – 1 pm, or call 367-8888)
  • Laborers/Sales/Service/Maintenance, Labor Force, 3834 E. Shelby Drive (Fax resume to 372-1810, apply in person or call 542-0002)
  • Warehouse/Foodservice/Manufacturing, LSI Staffing (Call 526-1111)
  • Warehouse, Randstad (Call 766-9305)
  • Warehouse/Assemblers, Manpower (Call 761-3232)

 

HOUSEKEEPING / JANITORIAL

  • Housekeeping, Doubletree Hotel, 185 Union Avenue, Downtown Memphis (Apply in person 2 – 4 pm)
  • Janitorial/Housekeepers (Call 800-385-8800)
  • Home Cleaner, Zoom n Broom (Need own vehicle; call 356-9581 10 am – 2 pm)

 

FOODSERVICE

  • Server (Need experience; Call 412-0486)
  • Foodservice Worker (Need experience; Fax Resume to 1-404-393-9151)
  • Server/Bartender, River Oaks Restaurant, 5871 Poplar Ave. (Need experience; Apply in person 3 – 5pm)
  • Servers/Hosts/Cooks, Bonefish Grill, Collierville, TN (Apply online for restaurant # 60805 at www.OSICareer.com/Bonefish)
  • All Positions, Five Guys Memphis (Apply online for Memphis location at www.jublieerestaurants.com)
  • Servers/Hostess/Bartenders/Bussers/Cooks, TGI Friday’s at the Doubletree Hotel, 185 Union Avenue, Downtown Memphis (Apply in person 2 – 4 pm)
  • Servers/Bartenders/Stockers, The Port (Call 942-0121)
  • Cooks/Servers, Resorts Casino Tunica (Apply online at www.resortstunica.com)
  • Help Wanted, The Peabody, 149 Union Avenue (Apply online at http://www.peabodymemphis.com)
  • All Positions, Backyard Burgers (Fax resume to 381-4312 for all locations)

 

MISSISSIPPI

  • Production Workers, Guardian Fiberglass, 7046 Stateline Road, Mineral Wells, MS (Apply in person 8 am – 5 pm)
  •  Package Handlers, FedEx, 8505 Nail Road, Olive Branch (Apply in person Mondays at 5 pm)
  •  Warehouse, All-In-A-Day Temp. Services, 3360 Goodman Road, Southaven,
  • MS (Apply in person)
  •  Warehouse, Peoplelink, Olive Branch (Call 877-323-5627)

TRUCK DRIVERS

  •  Truck Driving Students, ASU, Marked Tree, AR (Call 870-358-2117)
  • Schneider National (Will train; Call 1-800-447-7433)
  • Local Training in Jackson, TN (Call 1-800-423-2730)
  • USA Truck (Call 1-800-237-4642)
  • Truck Drivers (Call 1-877-893-1539)

 

SALES

  • Manager Trainees, RSM (Call 335-6747)
  • Sales (Need experience; Fax resume to 1-914-784-8862)
  • Sales, Commercial Appeal (Need computer skills, ability to type; Apply online at www.scripps.com/careers/jobsearch.html)
  • Sales, Wolfchase Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 8170 Hwy. 64, Memphis (Apply in person)
  • Sales (Email resume to Jobs@WieseUSA.com)
  • Sales (Call 1-800-706-0907, ext. 3101)

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Various Job Openings in Memphis

New Job Postings Listed on the Memphis Chamber of Commerce’s Web Page

http://www.memphischamber.com/Community/Work/Job-Hunting.aspx

Member Listings

All Covered is currently seeking an IT Services Consultant for the Memphis area.

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Comcast is currently seeking Business Account Executives 3s or (PRIs) in the Memphis area!

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Comcast is recruiting for Field Sales Positions (Direct Sales Representatives) for the Memphis market.

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Crew Training International is seeking a Business Development Assistant for the Memphis area.

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Crew Training International (CTI) is seeking a Quality Manager for the Memphis Area.

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Memphis College Prep is seeking a Director of Operations for the Memphis area.

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Mirimichi is seeking professional commission-only sales people who are interested in golf and are currently calling on businesses, professional organizations, hotels or corporations in an existing sales role.

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Opening for a solution-oriented, customer-focused, enthusiastic sales professionalto sell new and pre-owned office furniture, office supplies, printing, and promotional products at Mister Company.

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RedRover, a growing Memphis, Tennessee marketing and sales consulting firm is seeking a Marketing/Communications Account Executive with 7+ years experience (1) in a similar role at an advertising agency, (2) in a similar freelance capacity, or (3) in a corporate marketing/communications environment in a mid-level managerial role or higher.

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RedRover, a growing Memphis, Tennessee sales and marketing consulting firm, is seeking a sales pro with 7+ years experience in sales management and a track record of improving sales rep performance via one-on-one coaching and training.  Selected candidate must be able to demonstrate a history of measurable results – both in his or her own direct selling efforts and from sales teams managed. The ability to turn around a struggling sales rep is an essential skill.

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Job Seekers

Memphis is home to some of the most highly trained workforce in the country, but we’re always looking for new talent. Below are online resources for job seekers:

State Resources

Local Resources

Job Search Sites

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Memphis Training Camp for Dads 6/30/12

Join dads from across our community for a fun-filled day dedicated to engaging and empowering local fathers. This event is FREE and open to the entire family. There will be a kid’s corner as well as sessions for moms. You don’t want to miss this event! Men’s groups and ministries are encouraged to register.

Save the upcoming date and Join Mayor A C Wharton, Jr for the 2nd Annual “Memphis Training Camp for Dads”.

SESSIONS ~ STRENGTHENING FAMILIES EXPO ~ HALL OF FAME AWARDS LUNCHEON

Saturday, June 30, 2012
Registration and Breakfast at 8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fogelman Executive Center
University of Memphis
330 Innovation Drive
Memphis, TN 38152

Register for Memphis Training Camp for Dads (click here)

Nominate a Father for a Hall of Fame Award (click here)

THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WITH A CANNED GOOD OR NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEM FOR THE MID-SOUTH FOOD BANK. (NO GLASS CONTAINERS)

Presented by: Office of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Jr.
and the Office of Community Affairs (Division of Parks and Neighborhoods)

Sponsors Include:
The Urban Child Institute and United Healthcare

Community Partners include:

LeBonheur, Families Matter, Shelby County Head Start, Shelby County Division of Corrections, MCS Parent and Community Engagement, 100 Black Men of Memphis

For More Information, Call 901-576-6507
or Email: Fatherhood@memphistn.gov

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Job Openings @ RISE Memphis

RISE Foundation

2650 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Suite 2400

Memphis, Tennessee 38118

http://www.risememphis.org

 

RISE Foundation, Inc. Position Announcement – Tuesday, June 12, 2012

RISE is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Title:                              Director of Development

Location:                              2650 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite 2400 Memphis, TN 38118

Division/Department:    Administration

Status:                                  Full-time, Exempt

Reports to:                         President and CEO

Recruitment:                     External-Open Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Closing Date:                      Tuesday, June 26, 2012.

Projected Start Date:     July of 2012

How to Apply: Email or mail a cover letter, resume and three professional references (name, contact information) in one email to humanresources@risememphis.org no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.  All correspondence sent via the US Postal Service must be received by Tuesday, June 26, 2012.  ONLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS NEED APPLY.

 

Organization

A partnership between the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, the Memphis Housing Authority and the United Way of the Mid-South led to the creation of RISE in October 1999. With its original mission to help public housing residents achieve financial independence, and on a first year budget of only $22,000, RISE served 48 families and helped them create assets of $83,000.

Since that time, RISE has provided over 450 families with financial information that has assisted them with purchasing their first large assets, encouraged over 500 youth to excel in school, improved the money management skills of over 1,600 area employees, and brought together more than 130 organizations to address predatory lending practices and educate citizens about ways to avoid costly alternative lending traps. To date, RISE’s work has created over $5.9 million in assets in the City of Memphis. Simply put, RISE empowers people to stand on their own feet financially and have long-term financial sustainability. For more information, please visit http://www.risememphis.org.

 

Position

Reporting to the President and CEO, the Director of Development serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting RISE. In partnership with the President and CEO, this position is responsible for all fundraising and marketing activities. The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build RISE’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. The Director of Development will also design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support. The Director of Development will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow a $2M budget through the solicitation of major gifts, grants, and corporate support. The Director of Development will expand and diversify RISE’s donor base and work closely with the Board of Directors as they take on a more active fundraising role. It is expected that the amount raised by RISE will increase in future years as the Director of Development systematically and effectively strengthens the organization’s overall fundraising capacity. Additionally, the Director of Development will be responsible for integrating marketing into the development plan supporting the programs and activities of the organization.

 

Responsibilities

Support and partner with the President and CEO and board members on all major fundraising and marketing initiatives.  Meet regularly with the President and CEO to provide leadership on vision and strategy for resource development.  Develop and implement a comprehensive development strategy to include individual, corporate, and foundation support, as well as communications efforts.  Collaborate with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) to develop and implement RISE’s financial and program strategies.  Actively work with board members to engage them in major gift cultivation, solicitation and stewardship efforts. Research funding sources and trends to help position RISE ahead of major funding changes or trends. Monitor all donor information; provide and present statistical analysis to board and senior leaders Develop and implement a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors.  Monitor and report regularly on the progress of the development program.  Provide supervision of development and marketing support staff.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Five (5) years or more experience in development and marketing.  Proven track record in major gift fundraising.   Excellent interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills.  Demonstrated ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships.  Experience working with boards and senior management.  Self-motivated, strong team player, highly organized, high energy.  Strategic thinker.  Ability to prioritize.  Passion for RISE’s unique mission and work.   Willingness to travel locally.  Willingness to spend the majority of time meeting prospective donors or otherwise building relationships.  Knowledge of marketing and communications.  Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent), CFRE preferred.  Knowledge of traditional fundraising software.  Raiser’s Edge knowledge is a plus.

 

Compensation:  Commensurate with experience. Base salary $50K-$55K annualized.

 

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

CONTRACT POSITION:               Trainer

SUMMARY

RISE Foundation, Inc., a local nonprofit, empowers individuals to build and sustain financial assets.  We are interested in contracting with experienced teachers/trainers to teach basic personal money management skills to adults and youth in group settings.  Classes are scheduled days, evenings and weekends.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent oral and written (spelling, punctuation, grammar) communication skills.
  • Degree in Communications, Education, Finance, Training and Development or related field.
  • Minimum two years full-time experience teaching workshops.
  • Experience working with low to moderate-income citizens.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft software applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word).
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions as needed.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Access to an operable automobile with state-mandated insurance.
  • Access to a personal laptop computer.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested and have experience, please submit a resume to humanresources@risememphis.org by Tuesday, June 26, 2012.  No phone calls please.

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Clerk Job Opening @ City of Memphis Public Works

NOTICE OF JOB OPENINGS

 CITY OF MEMPHIS                                         JUNE 06, 2012- JUNE 15, 2012

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at  http://www.cityofmemphis.org/careers/

____________________________________________________________________________________________                             

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._

 

DURATIONAL REGISTER VACANCY

 

The following position(s) will be filled from the durational register(s).  Applicants who are currently on the  durational register(s) will be eligible to apply for the position(s) listed below according to their qualifications for the position(s).  Applications for the durational register position(s) are accepted online only.  Applicants who apply and are not currently on the register will not be considered.

 

GENERAL CLERK/A                       Public Works                           Annual  Salary:  $24,957.40 – $38,459.20

J.O. #12-056                             Environmental Inspection                         Bi-weekly:         $959.90 – $1,479.20

 

 

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C-SPAN Bus Tour 2/7/12

EXPERIENCE C-SPAN’S CAMPAIGN 2012 BUS IN MEMPHIS ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 7, 2012

Memphis Public Library – Central Branch 2-3:30 PM 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN

The C-SPAN Bus hits the road for Campaign 2012 tour WASHINGTON (February 1, 2012) – Memphis residents will join the thousands who have toured the C-SPAN Campaign 2012 Bus when it stops in Memphis on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, on its “Road to the White House” tour, named after C-SPAN’s signature political program.

The Campaign 2012 Bus travels the country to promote and enhance C-SPAN’s extensive resources and political coverage by stopping at major political events such as candidate debates and speeches in early primary states and meeting with voters on the campaign trail. Additionally, the Bus will tour state capitals, visit community events, and host students and teachers around the nation, giving them an inside look at C-SPAN’s comprehensive educational and political resources.

“With the presidential campaign heating up, this is a great time for C-SPAN to hit the road with the Campaign 2012 Bus,” said Jennifer Curran. “C-SPAN offers a variety of public affairs programming and resources for educators, students, first-time voters, and the general public. We hope they come on board and check out our interactive, Campaign 2012 Bus.”

Visitors will learn about the following programming and resources via HD TVs, touch screen computers, laptops, and mobile devices: • C-SPAN’s Campaign 2012 website, including video of candidates and campaign events, information on key state races and the electoral college and ways to follow the social media related to the campaign

• C-SPAN’s in-depth public affairs event coverage

• C-SPAN’s web offerings, including archived video going back to 1987 through C-SPAN’s vast Video Library and Congressional Chronicle

• Many ways to connect with C-SPAN on the go including Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, YouTube, XM Radio, and iPhone and Blackberry apps

The Memphis events are in partnership with Comcast.

Event Details: Stax Academy and Soulsville Charter HS 9:30-11:30 AM 946 McLemore Avenue, Memphis TN

Memphis Rotary Club 12-1:15 PM 1346 Central Ave, Memphis, TN

Memphis Public Library 2-3:30 PM 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN

Follow the Road to the White House with C-SPAN’s political coverage on the C-SPAN networks, C-SPAN Radio, and www.c-span.org.

About Road to the White House Launched in 1988, C-SPAN’s signature political program, “Road to the White House,” features regular coverage of the candidates, issues and events that shape presidential politics. C-SPAN’s 2012 election Web site, http://www.c-span.org/Campaign2012, is a one-stop resource of presidential election coverage and includes streaming video of announcement speeches and candidate events, schedule information and related resources.

About C-SPAN Created by the cable TV industry and now in over 100 million TV households, C-SPAN programs three public affairs television networks in both SD and HD; C- SPAN Radio, heard in Washington DC and nationwide via XM Satellite Radio; and a video- rich website which hosts the C-SPAN Video Library. Visit http://www.c-span.org/.

About Comcast Comcast Corporation (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services. With 22.9 million video customers, 16.7 million high-speed Internet customers, and 8.4 million Comcast Digital Voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content. Comcast’s content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, 11 regional sports networks operated by Comcast Sports Group and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast’s Internet businesses, including Comcast.net (www.comcast.net). Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectator, which owns two professional sports teams, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, and a large, multipurpose arena in Philadelphia, the Wells Fargo Center, and, through Global Spectrum, manages other facilities for sporting events, concerts and other events. ###

C-SPAN Contact: Jennifer Curran, 202-309-3360 Comcast Contact: Otha Brandon 901-435-9881

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Job Openings at MATA

MATA JOB OPENINGS

Posting Title Part-Time Information Specialist
Job Category Customer Service
Date Opened Friday, January 13, 2012
Closing Date Thursday, January 26, 2012
Reference
Compensation $12.00 (after six week training period; $9.00 per hour during training)

Job Information:

Provides information to customers primarily via telephone concerning MATA schedules, routes, fares, and special promotions. Must be able to work a flexible shift Monday through Saturday including some holidays. Approximately 20 hours per week.

 

Posting Title Temporary Part-time Trolley Woodworker
Job Category Administrative
Date Opened Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Closing Date Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Reference
Compensation $12.63

Job Information:

Perform basic skilled and semi-skilled woodworking repairs to railcars and equipment at Trolley.

Employment Applications can be picked up and dropped off at both of our transit facilities:

North End Terminal 444 N. Main Street Memphis, TN 38103

American Way Transit Center 3921 American Way Memphis, TN 38118

Human Resources Department Mid-South Transportation Management, Inc.

901.722.7113 Phone   901.722.7135 Job Hotline   901.722.7142 FAX

Mid-South Transportation Management, Inc. (MTM) is the provider for the Memphis Area Transit Authority. Job postings are notices for vacancies within the organization. Their purpose is to inform and to invite qualified interested individuals to apply for vacant positions. MTM does not accept unsolicited applications. Completed forms should be mailed to:

 

Human Resources Department Mid-South Transportation Management, Inc. 1370 Levee Road Memphis, TN 38108

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, in compliance with Federal and State equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status or veteran status.
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http://www.matatransit.com/employmentOpportunities.aspx

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Job Opening @ Urban Youth Initiative

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Position Title:  Youth Engagement Specialist – Part-time (20 hours weekly)

Supervised By:  Urban Youth Initiative Executive Director and JustCare Family Network Project Director

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for developing youth-driven programs and activities for youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance diagnosis or who have a family member with mental illness to facilitate their participation in the system of care and to foster leadership abilities in youth. Coordinate with local agencies and organizations to develop appropriate opportunities for enrolled youth and their siblings and establish support mechanisms that enhance their ability to participate.

 Duties Include:

  • Establish relationships with local agencies and organizations that serve youth.
  • Engage youth with SED and their siblings to encourage and facilitate their involvement in the development of an effective system of care.
  • Establish a Youth Council(s) as a part of the system of care structure and provide the appropriate training for leadership development
  • Serve in the JustCare Family Network (JCFN) governing body and appropriate Workgroups
  • Coordinate the development of a plan for involvement of youth.
  • Provide peer support to youth served in the system of care.
  • Help identify Youth Council members to serve on the JCFN Governance structure and appropriate Workgroups
  • Steering Committee or sub-committees and existing community youth councils.
  • Help Youth Council members to identify outreach opportunities in the community to promote system of care and to erase the stigma associated with mental illness.
  • Encourage Youth Council members to think out of the box in order to educate community via the social marketing plan and youth activities\projects.

Qualifications:      High school diploma or equivalent; some college preferred.  Experience with and preference for working with youth with SED.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

Must possess the ability and desire to learn new skills that include cultural competency, and principles of system of care. Must have some leadership experience with youth and knowledge of youth specific issues (development stages, suicidality, peer pressure, etc).

 

 

Personal Qualities:

Ability to work well with others, good communication and organizational skills, and value cultural differences. Ability to engage youth and coordinate activities.

Urban Youth Initiative Inc. is a grant partner with JustCare Family Network, A System of Care forShelbyCounty

URBAN YOUTH INITIATIVE

1548 Poplar Avenue

Memphis, Tennessee 38104

(901) 729-3988 phone

(901) 869-0726 fax

 

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