Thursday, July 24, 2014

Immediate Opening with TEK Services

Sean Branigan | Technical Recruiter – Java Technologies
sbraniga@TEKsystems.com

·         Location: Pittsburgh, PA
·         Length: 11 Month Contract
·         Client: FedEx
·         Rate: Based on Experience
·         Role: Entry Level Application Developer

This position is seeking an application developer for mission critical systems that control automated package sorting. Primary duty will be the development and upgrade and rollout of FedEx sortation applications residing on UNIX based servers. Candidate will be expected learn and engage with Ground operations.

The candidate will helping with bundling software installs. These will occur on Unix based applications.  This person will be given script to follow. This position involves putting files together to put on the Unix platform, calling a site, performing a test, and then bundling the installs.  This position will involve communicating with people in the field as well as developers on the team.  

This person must be able to follow a script, perform regimented tasks, work independently and interact will with others.  This person will be involved in three main builds and in-between those busy times will be given other work to do to help support the development team. 

The position will require 0 -  years of hands on IT experience. This position involves excellent verbal and written communication skills. Additional skills required include: Excellent analytical/problem solving skills *** Able to follow written instructions consistently and pay attention to details

  If interested,  be sure to apply ASAP since they are looking to fill the position immediately.  Send your resume and cover letter to Sean Branigan.

Goodwill Job Fair Cheswick New Store Opening

The Cheswick store will be relocating in the near future, we are gearing up for the transition and move.  Many positions are available.  See our website for specific positions and details.   www.goodwillswpa.org/job-postings


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Six New Local Government Jobs Posted

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Six New Local Government Job Opportunities Added to LGA's Local Government Job Network
 
Looking for a career in local government? There are currently nine local government job postings on the Local Government Job Network, a service of Local Government Academy.  



Local Government Academy
901 Western Avenue 
Pittsburgh, PA  15233 

Communications Internship at 3 Rivers Workforce Investment Board



 Position: Communications Intern
Location: 650 Smithfield Street, Suite 2600, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Reports to: Communications Manager
Summary
As the leader of Pittsburgh/Allegheny County's public workforce system, Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (3RWIB) works to ensure that the current and future needs of businesses and job seekers are met. With tens of thousands of jobs available in the Pittsburgh region, 3RWIB bridges the gap between people looking for work and companies in need of talent.
The Communications Intern will be instrumental in assisting 3RWIB emerge as the thought-leader on local labor market and workforce issues. This intern also will have the opportunity to learn about the public workforce system, the Workforce Investment Act and its administration at the ground level, and the operations of a public-private organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
·         Assisting the organization to emerge as the premiere thought leader on workforce issues for Pittsburgh and Allegheny by:
o Creating and updating compelling content for trwib.org and other outlets
o Establishing and/or managing social media presence on new and existing platforms
o Engaging in creative storytelling through infographics or other graphic design and multimedia strategies
o Assisting in outreach to traditional mediums
o Assisting in the design and preparation of compelling presentations and templates for monthly, bi-monthly and weekly communiques
·         Assisting the organization to communicate key information to Board of Directors by providing accurate and timely meeting minutes
·         Collaborate with 3RWIB staff to meet organizational goals.
·         All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
·         Superb creative writing skills
·         Ability to present complex information to varied stakeholders in a compelling and visually appealing way
·         Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
·         Ability to develop relationships and collaborate with diverse groups
·         Ability to take direction and work independently
·         Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator (or other design software) and Content Management Systems

Education/Experience
Graduate or undergraduate communications/English majors considered; communications experience in a corporate setting preferred.
Time
This internship will run 15-20 hours/week from August to December and will take place at 3RWIB during normal business hours.
Compensation
Compensation is available for this internship.
To apply send a cover letter, resume, writing samples and design samples to jpajewski@trwib.org by August 1, 2014
3RWIB provides equal opportunity for employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status. TRWIB, Inc. is an EEO employer.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Pennsylvannia Department of Welfare

IMMEDIATE NEED FOR YOUTH
DEVELOPMENT AIDES – APPLY TODAY!
The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare is currently recruiting
to fill 42 openings at their Juvenile Justice Facilities in
Perry, Montour, and Franklin Counties.
Nature of Work:
You will actively engage court adjudicated youth on a day-to-day basis to address personal problems and
scheduled activities and to provide positive reinforcement and insight into responsible behavior and attitudes. Work includes observing
scheduled activities; assisting professional ss staffin attaining in
program goals; and providing physical care, custody, al hygiene,
eating, recreating, work assignments, skill-building, and participating in treatment groups and other programmed activities. Youth
Development Aides Maintain order by intervening with disruptive, emotionally disturbed and suicidal youth by being alert, responsive to
emergencies and utilizing appropriate restraint techniques to prevent escapes, control aggressiveness and maintain a safe and secure
environment.
Starting Salary as of July 1, 2014:
$33,424 annually and don’t forget a
$16.02 is increased to $17.02 for employees who work 2nd or 3rd shift! These positions also come with the potential of an early
retirement at age 55!
VETERANS:
Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment
preference
for qualified veterans for appointment to many
state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit
www.scsc.state.pa.us, select the Job Seekers link, then the Veterans link; visit one of our offices; or call (717) 787-6039.
In order to be considered,
applicants must pass the associated Civil Service exam and meet the following criteria:
Necessary Special Requirement:
Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of application.
Minimum Education/Experience Requirements:
Successful completion of the Youth Development Aide Trainee program; OR one
year of experience in the care, custody, activities or personal guidance of adolescents or adults in a behavioral, educational or
community-based capacity; OR completion of 30 college credits, which included 12 credits in behavioral sciences or criminal justice.
Apply
online at www.scsc.state.pa.us. Register with the home page, select View Open Jobs
and Apply, and reference announcement #2011-128 for Youth Development Aide Trainee,
Youth Development Aide, and Youth Development Aide Supervisor to begin the application
process and schedule your Civil Service Exam -OR- Submit a hard copy* of your completed
Pennsylvania State Civil Service Application to:
Have questons abou
opportunites? Pleas
Department of Public
(717)
-
5592. 789
Have
questons
abou
applicaton and tes
Please call
-
3058. (717) 78
Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission
Attn: Applications
320 Market Street
P.O. Box 569
Harrisburg, PA 17108-0569
NOTE: There are multiple job titles listed in announcement
#2011-128. In order to be considered for these vacancies,
you must include the Youth Development Aide job title (job
code 41790) on your application. Interested applicants
are also encouraged to apply for the Youth Development
Aide Trainee job title.
*Paper applications can be obtained by calling
-
3058.
PENNSYLVANIA IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPL

Pennsylvannia Department of Public Welfare

Youth Development Aide TRAINEE
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The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare is currently
recruiting to fill 23 openings at their Juvenile Justice Facilities in
Perry, Montour, and Franklin Counties.
In order to be considered,
applicants must be at least 21 years of age at the time of
application, and must pass the Civil Service test for the Youth Development Aide
Trainee job title.
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Y
T
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A
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Starting Salary as of July 1, 2014:
$29,689 annually and don’t forg
Hourly rate of $14.23 is increased to $15.23 for employees who work 2nd or 3rd shift! If promoted to Youth Development
Aide (after 6 months as a trainee), starting salary jumps to $33,424. These positions also come with the potential of an
early retirement at age 55!
Nature of Work:
You will attend formal classroom training sessions and receive on-the-job training assignments to
develop the knowledge and skills necessary to provide for the care, custody and training of court adjudicated youth
requiring treatment and specialized program services in a Youth Development Center. Upon successful completion of
the six-month training period, you will be promoted to
the
Youth Development Aide with an increase in salary. Youth
Development Aides will actively engage court adjudicated youth on a day-to-day basis to address personal problems and
scheduled activities and to provide positive reinforcement and insight into responsible behavior and attitudes. Work
includes observing scheduled activities; assistin
the youths’ progress in attaining program goals;
activities including waking, personal hygiene, eating, recreating, work assignments, skill-building, and participating in
treatment groups and other programmed activities. Youth Development Aides Maintain order by intervening with
disruptive, emotionally disturbed and suicidal youth by being alert, responsive to emergencies and utilizing appropriate
restraint techniques to prevent escapes, control aggressiveness and maintain a safe and secure environment.
VETERANS:
Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for
appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities
for veterans, visit www.scsc.state.pa.us, select the Job Seekers link, then the Veterans link; visit one of our offices; or call
(717) 787-6039.
Apply
online at www.scsc.state.pa.us. Register with the home page, select View Open Jobs
and Apply, and reference announcement #2011-128 for Youth Development Aide Trainee,
Youth Development Aide, and Youth Development Aide Supervisor to begin the application
process and schedule your Civil
Service
Exam -OR- Submit a hard copy* of your completed
Pennsylvania State Civil Service Application to:
Have questons abou
opportunites? Pleas
Department of Public
(717)
-
5592. 789
Have questons abou
applicaton and tes
Please call
-
3058. (717) 78
Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission
Attn: Applications
320 Market Street
P.O. Box 569
Harrisburg, PA 17108-0569
NOTE: There are multiple job titles listed in announcement
#2011-128. In order to be considered for these vacancies,
you must include the Youth Development Aide Trainee job
title (job code 41785) on your application.
*Paper applications can be obtained by calling
-
3058.
PENNSYLVANIA IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPL

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Employment Opportunit​ies in Juvenile Justice



Starting Salary as of July 1, 2014: $29,689 annually and don’t forget about the great benefits package! Note: Hourly rate of $14.23 is increased to $15.23 for employees who work 2nd or 3rd shift! If promoted to Youth Development Aide (after 6 months as a trainee), starting salary jumps to $33,424. These positions also come with the potential of an early retirement at age 55!

Nature of Work: You will attend formal classroom training sessions and receive on-the-job training assignments to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to provide for the care, custody and training of court adjudicated youth requiring treatment and specialized program services in a Youth Development Center. Upon successful completion of the six-month training period, you will be promoted to the Youth Development Aide with an increase in salary. Youth Development Aides will actively engage court adjudicated youth on a day-to-day basis to address personal problems and scheduled activities and to provide positive reinforcement and insight into responsible behavior and attitudes. Work includes observing scheduled activities; assisting professional staff in implementing the youths’ treatment plans; reporting the youths’ progress in attaining program goals; and providing physical care, custody, and supervision of the youths’ daily activities including waking, personal hygiene, eating, recreating, work assignments, skill-building, and participating in treatment groups and other programmed activities. Youth Development Aides Maintain order by intervening with disruptive, emotionally disturbed and suicidal youth by being alert, responsive to emergencies and utilizing appropriate restraint techniques to prevent escapes, control aggressiveness and maintain a safe and secure environment.

VETERANS: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit www.scsc.state.pa.us, select the Job Seekers link, then the Veterans link; visit one of our offices; or call (717) 787-6039.





Youth Development Aide TRAINEE

The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare is currently recruiting to fill 23 openings at their Juvenile Justice Facilities in Perry, Montour, and Franklin Counties.




Apply online at www.scsc.state.pa.us. Register with the home page, select View Open Jobs and Apply, and reference announcement #2011-128 for Youth Development Aide Trainee, Youth Development Aide, and Youth Development Aide Supervisor to begin the application process and schedule your Civil Service Exam -OR- Submit a hard copy* of your completed Pennsylvania State Civil Service Application to:



Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission

Attn: Applications

320 Market Street

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA 17108-0569







*Paper applications can be obtained by calling the PA State Civil Service Commission at (717) 783-3058.


PENNSYLVANIA IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER SUPPORTING WORKFORCE DIVERSITY






NOTE: There are multiple job titles listed in announcement #2011-128. In order to be considered for these vacancies, you must include the Youth Development Aide Trainee job title (job code 41785) on your application.






Have questions about these opportunities? Please call the PA Department of Public Welfare at (717) 789-5592.

Have questions about the application and testing process? Please call (717) 783-3058.











 In order to be considered, applicants must be at least 21 years of age at the time of application, and must pass the Civil Service test for the Youth Development Aide Trainee job title.