Hot Jobs on a Very Hot Day!

By: Ralph Hipp, Debra Rodenbaugh (Kansas Works)
By: Ralph Hipp, Debra Rodenbaugh (Kansas Works)

This Week’s Hot Jobs!

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Hot Job #1:
Company: General Dynamics
Position: Sr. Analyst Program Manager
Duties include, not limited to: Reviews project technical status and makes decisions to achieve project goals. Reviews future project requirements and develops strategies for future work. Ensures quality assurance compliance of project deliverables. Manages projects in accordance with any defined statements of work and proposals submitted to client. Prepares and provides status and projection reports to management as required. Interacts with clients to analyze and document business processes and stakeholder requirements against available resources. Provides recommendations on business process development, as well as business rules and policy required to implement new systems and processes.

Provides technical, administrative, and operational leadership for custom application software and associated systems engineering projects. Requires Bachelors Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience. Professional certification (PMP) preferred. 8-10 years of related experience, including supervisory experience. Knowledge of USPS Mail Transportation Equipment business processes a plus. Requires strong analytical and communication skills. Excellent management and people skills.Working experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Access. To Apply: Visit

Hot Job #2:
Company: Hill’s Pet Nutrition
Position: Analytical Lab Technician
Duties include, not limited to: Design and execute analytical procedures for development projects. Conduct assay validation and analytical instrument optimization. Document and record all research within laboratory standards; Maintain ingredients, reagents and laboratory supplies. Conduct extraction, distillation and other isolation techniques with accuracy. Research emerging new technologies. Maintain clean, professional, tour ready operations at all times. Prepare chemical reagents and all stock solution. Assist with all project data analysis. Write project summaries. Must have BS in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Animal/Food Science or Biochemistry. 2+ years, hands-on laboratory experience
Preferred Qualfications:M.S. in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Animal/Food Science or Biochemistry. To Apply: Visit

Hot Job #3:
Company: Small Business Bookkeeping & Tax Services
Position: Bookkeeper – up to $17.50/hour, depending on experience
Construction Oriented Bookkeeper Needed: Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers. Job duties as followed: Monthly Adjusting Entries Bank Rec's Payroll (Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Monthly, Qtrly) Job Costing Accounts Payable All other aspects of bookkeeping which relates to a Full Charge Bookkeeping position in a multiple-company construction atmosphere. Applicant must have 1-3+ years of experience as a bookkeeper/accountant. On the job experience in lieu of degree is acceptable. Must possess the basic knowledge of double entry bookkeeping and financial accounting concepts. To Apply: By email to:

Hot Job #4:
Company: Amedisys
Position: Physical Therapist
Evaluate and treat patients using the most current technology and practices. Provide valuable input into the patient’s care and treatment. Manage and educate the Physical Therapy Assistants’ performance in implementing physical therapy services. Have flexibility in your work schedule and autonomy in patient assessment. Requirements: Successful completion of physical therapy program at a school of physical therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of American Medical Association or the committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association. Current and unencumbered license to practice physical therapy specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company. One year (1) of physical therapy experience preferred. Current CPR certification. Must be familiar with computer use. To Apply: Visit

Hot Job #5:
Company: US Coast Guard – Must apply by Monday, August 16th!
Position: Accounting Technician – up to $45,000/year, dep on exp
Includes, not limited to: clerical & technical work in support of accounting and pay systems, policies, and procedures in areas of: accounts examination, verification, and maintenance of accounts and accounting data. Conducts analysis and reviews all transactions in assigned accounts. Researches, takes corrective action, and responds to retired member's problems or questions. Coordinates reissuance of the payment or pay credit to the member's account.
To Apply: Visit

Hot Jobs # 6 thru # 11 - All of these Washburn University positions!
Six Positions: Network Cabling Tech – IT - $16/hr AND Operations & Communications Coordinator – Admissions - $15.75/hr AND Asst. Director for Training – Small Business Development Center – Up to $50,000/yr AND VP for Administration & Treasurer; AND VP for Academic Affairs AND University Legal Counsel. To Apply: Visit

Hot Job #12:
Company: Security Transport Services
Position: Transport Specialist – fulltime & part-time are available
Including, but not limited to: Transportation for prisoners & patients for law enforcement agencies, sheriffs offices, and other government entities. May be required to administer prescription medications to individuals being transported as directed by a physician. Must have excellent driving record providing current MVR at interview. No felony convictions and be able to pass an FBI background check, drug test and physical assessment. Must be at least 21 years old. Law enforcement, military, or social service experience is desired. Must be able to work well with others. Will require adhering to Federal regulations and procedures. Good communication skills required. Employee must be coach-able and able to follow directions. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.

Extensive training is provided on procedures and policies. On call as needed, but can be rotated. Will start primarily on evenings, nights & weekends until 90 day training complete To Apply: Applications for this position are available at the Front desk at the Topeka Workforce Center. Please have applicants take the Kansas JobFit Assessment. Veteran resume search, 7/2/09-13 matches, YT Veteran resume search, 7/20/10-0 matches, YT.

Hot Job #13:
Company: KS Department of Labor
Position: Customer Service Representative – $14.30/hr – Temp/PT
Work in the Kansas Unemployment Insurance Contact Center in Topeka. Applications are being accepted for current and future openings and will remain on file for 90 days. Bilingual skills may qualify for a pay incentive. These part-time (95%) positions are benefits eligible and require the employee to be available to work 40+ hours per week between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Duties include, not limited to: Conduct telephone interviews to assist applicants in filing for unemployment benefits. Accurately record customer information directly into the computer software programs while conversing with customers over the phone requiring constant telephone and keyboard tasking. To Apply:

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