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Field Representative Looking for Field Interviewers in Lawrence County, to conduct personal visit & telephone interviews using laptop computer. Hours vary, but will be approximately 30-50 hours per month. Requirements: U.S. Citizenship, valid driver's license, auto, and home-based telephone, must pass basic skills test, mock and structured interviews. $13.55/hr. & 56 cents/mile. For testing info call 1-800-865-6384 ext. 15. Visit our website at: www.census.gov/rochi/www/empty.html. The U.S. Census Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This agency provides reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities.
Applications are being accepted for 1st shift production workers. Apply in person at V&B Manufacturing Company, 252 Law 408, Airport Industrial Park, Walnut Ridge, AR. E.O.E.
Career Coach: Black River Technical College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Career Coach. This is a full-time, 10-month, grant-funded position. This person will work under the supervision of the Career Coach Supervisor, and will assume the lead role in serving those students who are most in need of career planning. The person in this position is housed at Pocahontas High School four days of the week and on the BRTC campus on Fridays. Travel within the region will be required, in addition to occasional evening work. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Providing early outreach to low-income students with information about the importance of postsecondary education, as well as accurate information on how to prepare, apply, and pay for it. Providing interest inventories and skills assessments to assist individuals in making informed career decisions. Facilitating the development of individual career plans and portfolios. Providing information on careers, career pathways, and educational requirements. Providing opportunities for job shadowing, mentoring, internships, visits to business and industry, and other career awareness activities. Providing or connecting low-income students and adults to support services that will ease the transition to postsecondary education. Connecting educationally disadvantaged students to “bridge programs” that teach basic academic skills in the context of training for advancement to better jobs and postsecondary education. Connecting students to academic enrichment activities such as study groups, tutoring, and workshops on study skills. Providing a continuum of career guidance to ease the transition from middle school to high school to postsecondary education or training and ultimately to the workplace. Assisting BRTC Admissions staff with events and processes that help transition students from Pocahontas High School to BRTC. Other duties may be assigned, which relate to the mission and goals of the Arkansas Works program. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: This person should also have extensive knowledge of college/university programs of study, the requirements for academic placement and remediation policies, the options for financing the student’s education, and of the overall opportunities for degree attainment or skills enhancements. The individual selected for this position will have an understanding of current and projected job trends in the region and state, and will be able to access and direct prospective students to information concerning paths of study leading to specific career clusters. This person must also have strong technology and communication skills, with high competency in oral and written communication. This individual must be able to take personal initiative to complete the requirements of this position with minimal direct supervision, and should have the ability to approach problems creatively and proactively. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree. Experience in higher education or a public school environment is preferred. Hold a Career Development Facilitator’s (CDF) Certification or eligible to obtain within one year of hiring Excellent computer skills with a strong background in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively orally, in writing and in public presentation settings. Background check is required. Applications will be taken until August 4, 2014. To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, State application, copies of transcripts, and three references to: BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE, Julie Edington, Director of Human Resources, P.O. Box 468, Pocahontas, AR 72455. Telephone (870) 248-4000, Ext. 4032. BRTC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. BRTC is a Tobacco Free Campus.
Drivers: Carter Express. CDL-A: New Pay Solos up to 38 cpm to start Teams up to 47 cpm to start. Home weekly. No Slip Seat. No Touch, Newer Equipment. Recent Driver Grads Welcome. 855-347-9590.
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HELP WANTED: Immediate openings for a diesel technician and an automotive technician for a busy shop in the Pocahontas area. We are offering very competitive pay, applicant must have own tools. Send resume to PO Box 712, Pocahontas, AR or call 870-892-8019, ask for Steve or Eugene.
JOB OPPORTUNITIES: BRAD Child Development Programs is accepting applications for substitutes, teacher assistants, and teachers. Applications are being accepted for employment in Piggott, Rector, Corning, Walnut Ridge and Pocahontas. Application forms are available online at www.bradkids.com or at any center location. Black River Area Development Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.
Looking for a tractor driver for land leveling. Experience required. Call 870-926-3185.
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