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U.S. Census Bureau -- Part-time year-round positions. Interviews every Wednesday through November. For more information, CLICK HERE.

TFF Application Pilot Study Enrolling Now. Are you a soldier in the Army National Guard? Are you struggling to meet your fitness standards or just generally wanting to improve your readiness or quality of life? The CHAMP Team at Uniformed Services University has a new research opportunity that could help you reach your goals! The Technology Enhanced Mobile Platform for Performance Optimization is an interactive, virtual coaching web-based mobile application designed for smartphone, tablet, and computer access. Participation in this evaluation may help you improve your fitness, health, and military readiness while helping your National Guard unit maintain readiness and personal fitness during periods of non-active duty.  If you are interested, go to https://tff.usuhs.edu/account/signup/arng, answer the eligibility questions and create your account!

Virtual Kansas City Job Fair -  Tuesday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free for all job seekers.Interview with 40+ companies in just three hours. For more information, CLICK HERE
Virtual Topeka Veterans Job Fair -  Thursday, Dec. 8, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free for all veterans and spouses. Interview with 40+ companies in just three hours. For more information, CLICK HERE
Automotive Mechanics Teacher - USD 290, Ottawa High School. Base pay $44,054.63, depending on qualifications. Apply on-line at www.usd290.org. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Kindergarten Teacher - Garfield Elementary School, USD 290, Ottawa. Base pay $44,054.63, depending on qualifications. Apply on-line at www.usd290.org. For more information CLICK HERE.
Early Childhood/Preschool Teacher (Special Services) - USD 290, Ottawa. Base pay $44,054.63, depending on qualifications. Apply on-line at www.usd290.org. For more information CLICK HERE.
Girls' Physical Education/Health Teacher - USD 290, Ottawa High School. Base pay $44,054.63, depending on qualifications. Apply on-line at www.usd290.org. For more information CLICK HERE
Science Teacher - USD 290, Ottawa Middle School. Base pay $44,054.63, depending on qualifications. Apply on-line at www.usd290.org. For more information, CLICK HERE
Family and Consumer Science Teacher - USD 290, Ottawa High School. Base pay $44,054.63, depending on qualifications. Apply on-line at www.usd290.org. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Paraprofessional - USD 290, Ottawa. Base pay $11 per hour, depending on education and experience. Apply on-line at www.usd290.org. For more information, CLICK HERE.
School Social Worker - USD 290, Ottawa. Base pay $44,054.63, depending on qualifications. Apply on-line at www.usd290.org. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Tyson Foods -- Starting pay $22.50; heavy skilled postions $1/hour higher with attendeance incentives. Maintenance Training Programs starting at $27.25. Apply online at Tysonfoodscareers.com. For more information, CLICK HERE.
UPS is Hiring -- Open interviews every Wednesday , 1-4 p.m. through November. Package car driver (full-time or seasonal), seasonal personal vehicle driver, seasonal driver helper and part-time package handler. Competitve hourly rate; medical, dental and vision available after nine months. For more details, CLICK HERE.
Taylor Crane & Rigging - Positions available in Coffeyville. Riggiging Loft Labor, CDL Driver, Machinery Mover, Millwright, Crane Operator, Heavy Diesel Technician, Occupational Health and Safety Specialist, Staff Accountant, and many other positions. Apply online at Taylorcrane.com/career. For more information, CLICK HERE.

Park Aerospace Corp., New   ton KS       -- Production Operators. 1st or 2nd shift. Full and part time.


  • Sets up production lines to treat composite fabrics with resin (final product - prepreg) per   written customer specifications.
  • Monitors material in process for potential quality defects.
  • Labels material, packages, and stores in freezer.
  • Labels and disposes of hazardous waste, solvents and non-hazardous waste.
  • Performs routine cleaning of equipment and work area.
  • Reports all safety issues to lead, shift supervisor or EH&S.


  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English so that others will understand is required.
  • Must be able to follow written instructions in English and possess good basic math skills.
  • Accurate computer entry skills are required.
  • A minimum of one to two years' experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Experience working in a chemical environment is preferred.


  • Ability to visually observe details at close range and at a distance (annual vision exam is required).
  • Ability to lift product/supplies up to 50 pounds occasionally or frequently.
  • Ability to move about with frequent bending, reaching, kneeling, stooping, and crouching.
  • Ability to grasp and move objects.
  • Ability to remain alert and attentive throughout a 12-hour shift.
  • Ability to work in an environment with some exposure to chemicals and hazards, which require following safety precautions.
  • Ability to wear a full-face respirator, safety shoes, safety glasses, and a Tyvek suit.
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check, physical examination, and drug test.

For additional information, go onlline to parkelectro.applicantpro.com/jobs/2190352.html

Job Opportunities in Wyandotte County/Kansas City Kansas can be found at  http://myug.wycokck.org/Pages/jobopportunities.aspx 

Skyland Grain, LLC, has several current job openings.  For applications or questions contact Teresa Hammond at 620-492-6210 or teresa.hammond@skylandgrain.com 

Topeka liquor store looking to add friendly and dependable individuals to our team! Day, evening and weekend shifts available. Job duties include greeting and helping customers, running cash register, restocking shelves and coolers as needed. Starting pay is $10/hr.  Call and ask for Jay or Melissa 785.554.5966 or 785.233.3303

9Round in (West 66th St) Shawnee, Kansas, is hiring a Fitness Trainer – Sales & Training.  To learn more about the position and apply go to https://9round-shawnee-ks-west-66th-st.careerplug.com/j/07fdga 


Cargill has vacancies across the US, including several locations in Kansas.  Check out www.cargill.com/careers to find opportunities near you. 

Cargill is a global company, based in Minnesota - working to nourish the world. We're bringing together people, ideas, and resources to deliver products, technology and ways of operating that build successful businesses and communities.  To learn more about Cargill, check out www.cargill.com

A 2016 survey conducted by Forbes reveale      d that three out of the top five degrees most in demand in the united States fall under business education. These are accounting, finance, and business administration; the others computer science and mechanical engineering. This means that majority of students who graduate from high school eventually enroll to a business school.

Discover Business has published a number of business degree guides co-developed with business career experts Prof. Dennis Masino and Jackie Giuliano, Ph.D.

Online Business Degree and College Resource http://www.discoverbusiness.us/education/online-business-degrees

Online Accounting Degree and College Resource   http://www.discoverbusiness.us/education/online-accounting-degrees

Online Finance Degree and College Resource http://www.discoverbusiness.us/education/online-finance-degrees

Included in the resources above are:
*  Guide on how to pass the SAT and ACT
*  List of business degree scholarships and financial aid
*  Business school admission guide
*  Guide on studying effectively

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS, 555 N. Woodlawn, Suite 3105, Wichita, KS  67208.  POSITIONS AVAILABLE Apply online at http://www.mhasck.org/join-our-team 

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

Via Christi in Wichita has several openings.  To apply for these positions visit their website at https://www.hrapply.com/viachristi/JobView.app

Topeka Jobs is advertising several positions to fill.  For more information visit http://www.topekajobs.com/

Alliance Careers is recruiting for several positions.  For more information visit their website at www.alliance-careers.com

McLane values the sacrifice and work ethic that our veterans have made and we want to give back.  That is why we have partnered with Goodwill Industries’ Operation: Good Jobs and Northrop Grumman’s Operation Impact Network of Champions.  By partnering with these organizations, we are able to play a role in helping veterans and their families gain employment and fulfill long-term financial security in their transition from military to civilian careers.  WWW.mclaneco.com/careers  

FOLEY EQUIPMENT at http://www.foleyeq.com/company.html

Amarr is one of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers and distributors of door access systems for residential garages, warehouses, commercial buildings, shopping malls and other commercial applications. Amarr is a family owned company that has been in business over 60 years. We currently have over 75 door center locations throughout the US, Canada and Mexico. With sales in excess of $300 million, Amarr’s over 1,000 team members recognize that this is a special place to work. Check us out on Facebook or go to: www.amarr.com to learn more about our company and what sets us apart from other employers.

Career Coach:  Site is designed to help you find a good career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.  A resume’ builder is also available.

TRAC-7 Career Coach Link:  https://trac7.emsicareercoach.com/#action=loadHomePage&Search

Ferrellgas is one of Kansas City’s top 20 Companies to work for according to the Kansas City Star.  The Corporate Headquarters for Ferrellgas is located at 7500 College Blvd, Suite 1000, Overland Park, KS. All interested candidates should apply on-line at: http://www.ferrellgas.com/CareerCenter.asp.

Fastenal has several part-time and full-time positions available.  To apply go to www.fastenal.com and click on careers.

Westar Energy Currently available employment opportunities of hourly and exempt positions.  Qualified candidates may apply on-line at www.WestarEnergy.com.

Cintas has several positions available - management trainee, sales intern, HR rep, service sales rep, maintenance technician, second shift production supervisor, utility worker, loader/unloader.  Apply for these positions at www.cintas.jobs

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES For Transitioning Military Service Members

USIC is one of the nation's fastest growing underground utility locating companies. We have over 5,000 highly-trained Locate Technicians protecting the assets of over 96% of the Fortune 500 utility and telecommunications companies in 31 states and one Canadian province. USIC leads the locating industry in volume, accuracy, timeliness, and customer satisfaction. By locating underground utilities, we are protecting the communities where we live and work. We offer daytime, full-time opportunities for technicians.

Apply online at www.usicllc.com or email us at military@usicllc.com

Valmont Industries has several openings.  Valmont is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.  To apply visit their website at http://www.valmontcareers.com/

Envision has several openings.  To learn more about employment opportunities with Envision call our Recruitment Specialist at 316-425-7119, visit our website at www.envisionus.comand click on Careers, or email us at GoodJobs@envisionus.com.

TSI Kansas Inc. is hiring flatbed drivers.  For more information on the company and the positions available click here.  Or visit their Facebook page at:  www.facebook.com/pages/TSI-Kansas-Inc/144255232343355

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

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
• Have earned a campaign medal
• Have a service connected disability
• 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/

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

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.

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

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.



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

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!

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

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


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