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 Posted Dec. 19, 2014

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Posted Dec. 19, 2014

Goodwill Industries of Kansas Inc. has several positions available .  Apply at www.goodwillks.org

Posted Dec. 19, 2014

I want to share with you a new employment opportunity with KOCH; Flint Hills Resources is looking for a Software Developer to join its team in Wichita, KS.  Please click on the link below to review the job descriptions for consideration. (Our selection process requires online submission to specific job requisitions of interest.)    

https://kochcareers.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=025974

Flint Hills Resources, a leading refining, chemicals and biofuels company is growing and we are looking for the best people to grow with us.  We are looking for candidates who want to create long term value, who are not afraid to challenge the status quo, and who want to find fulfillment in what they do..

If this sounds like you, then we invite you to apply to join the Flint Hills Resources team.  We are a privately held fast growing company, so the opportunities for development and advancement are abundant.

Flint Hills Resources advantages include:

• A wide variety of IT challenges within a growing company.  Development opportunities include:

  • Oracle E-Business Suite – Order Management, Inventory, Financials
  • Net Development – Web and Client based applications
  • Data integration – Informatica, service based, PL/SQL, and T-SQL

• The support of a diverse IT team and knowledge-sharing culture

• Encouragement to develop new and improved technologies

• A willingness to invest in value-added solutions

• Opportunities for career advancement, including ownership of applications/areas and leadership opportunities.

Posted Dec. 19, 2014

NCK Technical College is seeking applicants for a full time Grant Manager position for the Microsoft IT Academy Grant. The successful candidate will provide leadership and oversight to the Microsoft Information Technology Academy (ITA) and Certiport credentialing initiative for the state and will be a liaison to the educational institutions who participate in the grant. In addition, the Grant Manager will: respond to IT Academy inquiries, provide support to the grant partners, assist with professional development activities, prepare presentations, maintain communication with current and prospective grant partners and provide grant updates and accountability reports.  An Associate’s Degree is required; Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately, with an anticipated starting date of January 15, 2015. Candidates should send a letter of application, current resume and names of three professional references to: Bobette Roesti, Search Liaison, NCK Technical College, P. O. Box 507, Beloit, KS, 67420 or email broesti@ncktc.edu.

Posted Dec. 18, 2014

The Kansas State Board of Nursing is seeking applicants for a Registered Nurse Senior to investigate official complaints involving violations of state statutes and regulations by Board of Nursing licensees.  The position is based in Topeka, with travel required.  Applications will be accepted through December 28, 2014. 

For additional details and a position description, please refer to Job Requisition 179341.  http://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/job/job-postings?id=179341

The incumbent will perform all aspects of an investigation including a visit to the site of the alleged violation, conducting interviews, ascertaining facts, obtaining evidence, utilizing law enforcement contacts, making violation determinations, and preparing subpoenas as needed. Duties will also include organizing evidence, writing reports, presenting findings, and testifying.

Rate of Pay: $26.98 hr.

Minimum Requirements:

Must be eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Kansas and at least one year of experience in registered nursing.

Preferred Qualifications:  

B.S. level professional nursing curriculum.  Three years nursing practice experience preferably in hospital setting.  Specialized training in law enforcement or one year investigative experience in health care delivery.

Special Qualifications:

Ability to travel in-state by automobile.

After employment, the selected candidate will be required to obtain a Level 2 background security clearance, qualify as a Notary Public, and successfully complete the investigator training course (CLEAR).

Posted Dec. 16, 2014

Union Pacific is hosting an electrician hiring fair in North Platte, NE on Friday, January 9, 2015 at the North Campus of Mid Plains Community College at 1101 Halligan Ave, North Platte, NE 69101.  All selected and post hire qualified applicants from this hiring fair will receive a $3,000.00 hiring bonus.  

Union Pacific Provides:
-A guaranteed 40 hour work week with time and a half paid after 8 hours of work
-Health, dental, vision and pharmacy insurance for the employee and family
-Railroad Retirement (An independent program which provides retirement benefits to the nations railroad workers as early as age 60)
-401K
-Educational assistance
-11 paid holidays and vacation (up to 5 weeks over time)
-Tools and personal protective equipment provided
-State of the art training (Positive Train Control)
-Employee discounts (automobiles, computers, home appliances, wireless phone service, personal banking and mortgage services)
-Life, disability and long term care insurance
-Nationally recognized wellness programs
-Opportunity for advancement
-A safe work environment

To apply for positions available with the Union Pacific Railroad visit their website http://www.up.com/

Posted Dec. 8, 2014

locomotive diesel technician - DIESEL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM PATHWAY
 

Train for a career that moves the nation. Enroll now in the Diesel Technology program with emphasis on locomotives. You’ll learn how to repair and maintain the engines, putting you on track to work for some of the nation’s top companies.
• this track leads to industry certification
• developed & supported by railway corporate partners
• financial aid available to those who qualify
• if hired, can start at $24-$29 per hour plus benefits
• big engines... big pay... big demand
 

Space is limited. Contact a Washburn Tech recruiter now!
Phone: 785.228.6315
Email: tech-info@washburn.edu
Apply Online: www.washburntech.edu

Posted Dec. 3, 2014

The Kansas Highway Patrol is currently seeking applicants to become Kansas State Troopers. The deadline to apply is December 22, 2014. To apply online, go to www.KansasHighwayPatrol.org and hit the apply tab; follow the link to the openings and apply for the Trooper position as well as fill out a tax clearance statement. The KHP website has all of the details of the job hiring process, but be aware some of the timeline may not have been updated since being pushed back. Here are a few overview details:

-Class 55 hiring deadline is December 22, 2014; test dates are January 9 and 10, 2015 in Topeka

-Individuals having met the hiring process requirements will report to Salina for training on July 8, 2015

-Starting recruit pay is $18.26 per hour

-Upon graduation pay goes up to $20.13 per hour

-Take home car

-Uniforms and equipment are provided

-105 county jurisdiction with freedom to self-initiate activity in different areas (not stuck within one county or city)

-Opportunity to transfer to specialty units such as Aircraft, K9, MCSAP, SRT, CHART, etc.

 

If you have any questions please contact MSTRP Eric Rust at Crust@KHP.KS.gov or call at (785) 827-4437, ext 366.

Posted Dec. 2, 2014

Wichita State University has initiated a new outreach program -- Veterans Preference in the Application Process -- in an effort to attract more veterans of military service to work for the university. Veterans Preference reflects Wichita State's recognition of the unique talents, skills and experiences that former service personnel offer.

Wichita State University is proud to be a leader in innovating our Veterans' Preference policy to extend beyond the parameters of the state of Kansas mandate to include all university positions not just civil service positions.

Any applicant for employment who meets the criteria for Veterans' Preference will be guaranteed a first level interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the position applied, score in the top 25% of the applicant pool as determined by objective scoring and have applied by the priority consideration date.

What are the criteria to qualify?
• Must have three years of service in active duty, Reserves, or National Guard
OR
• Have earned a campaign medal
OR
• Have a service connected disability
AND
• Have an Honorable or General discharge and give an acceptable explanation

How do I submit for Veterans' Preference?
• When you apply for any position, you have multiple avenues to submit your Member 2 or Member 4 copy of your DD214.
• Once submitted, your DD214 does not have to be resubmitted for successive applications

To review and apply for jobs at WSU visit our applicant portal at https://jobs.wichita.edu/

Posted Nov. 12, 2014

We are small framing company that builds custom, quality LARGE homes. We have been incorporated for over 20 years. Prefer some experience for carpenters. Pay depends upon experience. Usually $13-$16/hour. Carpenter helpers start $10-$13. We pay on a 2 week pay schedule. We are taking applications and hiring right now. Applicants need to have dependable transportation, legal documentation. We work in South Johnson County. Applicants can send experience and pay expectations as well as contact information to FRAMDGR8@AOL.COM. We would then call back any applicants, who then go to jobsite and speak with the owner personally. 

Mary VanDaele
VanDaele Construction Co Inc.
913.592.2219
FRAMDGR8@AOL.COM

Posted Aug. 21, 2014

Barton Community College is pleased to offer the Gas Measurement Certificate program – beginning August 4th! The thirty hour certificate consists of six different courses to provide students with the skills to obtain employment in the natural gas industry. All the courses will be held in Junction City, KS. We feel this would make it an ideal training program for the soldiers transitioning to civilian life. I have included schedule information below. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me! Coursework in this 30 Credit Hour Certificate includes: COURSE & COURSE NUMBER COURSE DATES MEAS 1100 – Common Technical Skills August 4-8 MEAS 1101 – Gas Industry Concepts August 11 - 22 MEAS 1102 – Instrumentation and Controls August 25 – September 12 MEAS 1103 – Gas Quality Analysis September 15 - 26 MEAS 1104 – Flow Measurement September 29 – October 10 MEAS 1105 – Pressure and Volume Control October 13 - 17

Posted Aug. 21, 2014

The Workforce Aligned with Industry Demand (AID) program is a pilot project geared to individuals interested in pre-hire training. AID training prepares participants by equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed in the food manufacturing occupations. The Kansas Department of Commerce is working in collaboration with Washburn Institute of Technology, M-Tech program, to enroll individuals interested in a career as a Certified Production Technician. Tuition scholarships may be available for qualified individuals. For more information about enrollment and the program, please visit the websites below: http://www.washburntech.edu/
http://www.washburntech.edu/M-Tech%20fact%20sheet%20%20%201-29-2014.pdf

Posted Aug. 18, 2014

AT&T is hiring technicians in the Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City Metro area.  Join us on Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Kansas City, MO at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 220 West 43rd St.  Applicants can fill out an application online, as well as go through the testing process.  Apply today at http://att.jobs/InstallKansas  

Posted July 9, 2014

Join our Team.  Home Depot Distribution Center, 5200 SW Wenger Street, Topeka.  Looking for a general Warehouse Associate - part-time positions on 1st or 2nd shift Monday-Friday with occasional Saturdays based on availability.  Shifts are 8 hours 3-4 shifts per week.  Average of 20-30 hours per week with flexibility to pick up additional hours based on availability.  Part-time benefits, bonus program and competitive pay.  To apply visit www.careers.homedepot.com/supplychain

Posted July 3, 2014

There are currently many different jobs/job training opportunities in the utility industry. 

Troops to Energy Jobs (www.troopstoenergyjobs.com) is designed to help veterans make a successful transition to a rewarding career in the energy industry. This website will guide you step by step in transferring your military training to a new energy job, identifying any additional education and credentials you may need, and supporting you in your job search by utilizing an interactive Troops to Energy Jobs ROADMAP.  Use their Job Match-Up tool to look up MOS codes and compare energy jobs that might be a good fit: http://troopstoenergyjobs.com/energycareers/matchups.php

The site also has a Job Search Engine that allows thousands of jobs within electric and gas utilities or other energy providers to be searched for or filtered by city, state, country, job title or key words, and military job titles or job codes.

Posted July 3, 2014

The Get Into Energy Career Pathways Roadmap (www.getintoenergy.com) provides a career pathway and detailed information for each of the “in demand” energy careers. Get Into Energy was designed and launched by the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD), a non-profit organization. CEWD's goal is to build awareness among students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and others about the fantastic career opportunities available in the energy industry. To learn about CEWD, visit us at: www.cewd.org

Posted July 3, 2014

Metropolitian Community College - Electric utility line technicians install and repair poles, conductors, cables and equipment used in electrical power and distribution systems. They often work to restore energy to homes and businesses during storms, identifying and repairing damaged equipment, poles and wire. The program, which only starts in the summer, begins with a one-year certificate. You can then go on to get an associate's degree for transfer. The program is fine tuned to meet real-world needs. Two utility companies, Kansas City Power & Light and Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative, are on the MCC-BTC advisory board for course content.

http://mcckc.edu/linetech 

https://www.facebook.com/Linetech

Posted June 10, 2014

Shawnee County, Kansas, has career opportunities available for the military.  They currently have 29 vacancies available.  All applications are accepted on line at www.snco.us/jobs.

Posted June 3, 2014

The Social Security Administration is searching for Veterans eager to help others and reach their own potential.  You can be a vital part of our team and help millions of retired and disabled workers, their dependents, and survivors.  You will help individuals from all walks of life gain financial security when they need it most.  Our mission is to deliver Social Security services that meet the changing needs of the public.  We help approximately 50 million people a month, making us the world’s largest social insurance program.
 
To be considered for employment at Social Security, you must apply for a specific position posted on a vacancy announcement.  To find opportunities that interest you, visit www.socialsecurity.gov/careers and click on Search and Apply for Careers.  This link connects you to our postings on the USAJobs.gov website.
 
We are looking for highly skilled, innovative, people-oriented individuals! Is that you?  Come join our team and help make a difference in people’s lives and your own!
 

Posted May 22, 2014

Apex CDL Institute supports you and your mission. Our Military Appreciation Program is designed for Veterans, recent ETS, and current Reservists & Guardsmen. Let us help you get on the road to a successful career in the Trucking industry!

Truck Driver salary and benefits
-Starting pay averaging $800-$1000 week.
-GI Bill utilization – Up to $1,385 dollars a month for 24 months on top of your salary!
-Trucking cannot be outsourced and is one of the most secure careers in the market!
-Better home-time options than ever before, as well as the possibility for local routes.
-Health, dental, and life insurance.
-Paid sick and vacation time.
-Retirement plans and options.
-Tuition Reimbursement.

Benefits to going with Apex CDL Institute:
-Competitive Tuition
-Classes starting every week
-Easy to get, no credit needed financing.
-$0 Down for those that qualify through our Military Appreciation Program!
-Three week long program designed to get you on the road and earning a paycheck.
-Job placement assistance with top national carriers!

It is the mission of Apex CDL Institute, LLC to provide quality industry based training to students in order to prepare them to successfully take and pass their Class A CDL test, and to provide them with the training required to obtain employment in the commercial trucking industry. We work with top trucking companies across the nation to place qualified and willing drivers into great paying careers. The majority of these companies have awesome military programs to integrate soldiers into their operations, and reward them well for their service.
Don’t hesitate to give us a call. A career in the trucking industry could be your next step to a positive future!
 

Apex CDL Institute
Matt Taylor
Recruitment and Career Services
9620 Lexington Ave De Soto, KS 66018
913.585.1120 – Office
913.416.3333 – Cell

Posted April 4, 2014

Grabill Plumbing in Kansas City, Kan., is looking for a full-time plumber for new construction, remodeling, commercial and service projects.  Requirements include:  one year of experience, physically capable to meet the job requirements for lifting and production, reliable transportation and being able to pass a drug test prior to employment.  Point of contact is Susan Kuzmic at 913-432-9600.

Posted March 6, 2014

Orion International is hiring Equipment Operators and Technicians for the Geo-Construction (Water Infrastructure) Industry in Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Kansas.

Position Requirements

• Recently and Honorably discharged military veterans
• General Mechanical and Electrical Aptitude
• OIF or OEF combat veterans preferred
• Hard-working with a great work ethic
• Willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions
• Ability and willingness to work long hours including weekends
• Must be able to work long hours and weekends and extended periods away from home
• Must be able to work outdoors and independently
• No re-location assistance offered – must be ready and willing to re-locate independently – no exceptions

To apply, call and send resume to:  Chris Demmons; cdemmons@orioninternational.com or (800) 872-5002 x 115

Visit their website at www.orioninternational.com

Tony Borer, USMC-Veteran | Mid-West Region Military Recruiting Officer II | Military & Veteran Recruiting
1111 Polaris Parkway, Columbus, OH. 43240 | P: 614.248.3410 | F: 614.244.2274
anthony.j.borer@chase.com l www.jpmorganchase.com/careers

To apply for positions available with the Union Pacific Railroad visit their website www.unionpacfic.jobs.

 

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