Spring into April's Hot Job Openings

By: Ralph Hipp, Debra Rodenbaugh (Kansas Works) Email
By: Ralph Hipp, Debra Rodenbaugh (Kansas Works) Email
U.S. Bank and Goodyear are just two of the companies posting job openings in this week

Sharail Page searches a job board at WorkSource Portland Metro North Thursday, May 21, 2009, in Portland, Ore. The number of newly laid-off workers requesting unemployment insurance dropped slightly last week after spiking due to auto layoffs, while continuing jobless claims moved closer to 7 million. Jobs are likely to remain scarce through next year and maybe beyond that even though the overall economy seems to be picking up. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

This Week’s Hot Jobs!
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Hot Job #1:
Company: U.S. Bank
Position: Branch Manager II – Wanamaker Branch
Demonstrates & ensures all branch employees provide excellent customer service. Involved primarily with management and administration of the branch to ensure that budget goals are met, ensure compliance with all banking laws and regulations, ensure branch employees provide excellent customer service; and directs the work of staff. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience; 3 or more years of experience in a sales/retail environment; minimum 2 years of management experience in banking or finance. Need to have strong analytical skills to evaluate credit requests, prepare budgets and determine trends in a given marketplace. Able to work within and develop a team environment. Must have proven commitment to quality customer service and able to proactively solicit new business. Have thorough knowledge of products/services, regulatory, policy, compliance issues and human resources issues, including performance management. Have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; Strong background in sales and sales management practices. Able to mult-task and meet deadlines.To Apply: Online at http://jcnlx.com/3246b47d36a441e08c5047a27991db22145

Hot Job #2:
Company: Goodyear
Position: First Line Supervisor
Maintain smooth & timely flow of plant production of quality product. Achieve the business goals of the operation including cost, quality, safety and delivery. Coach, develop, and support hourly associates. Requirements: Bachelor's Degree, 4 Year Technical Degree preferred; Minimum of one year within manufacturing environment, with three years preferred; Experience in a union environment; as applicable; Specific experience in tire manufacturing processes preferred. Requires multi-tasking, strong communication & problem solving skills. Have knowledge of HR functions, safety, budgets. Ability to lead teams of employees. To Apply: http://jcnlx.com/083672ebf68e4cb19a5bba284e91a16f145

Hot Job #3:
Company: Stormont –Vail Regional Health Center
Position: LPN Nurse - $14.37 to $21.56/per hour
This position is in the Health Center’s Spine Center. Must be licensed LPN in KS or eligible to take NCLEX. To Apply: Online at http://jcnlx.com/8e55ccf650fc4e75931bf4b324e93b75145

Hot Job #4:
Company: Sherwood Apartments
Position: Maintenance Technician – up to $13.50 per hour
Maintenance tech duties will include interior painting, appliance repair, plumbing, some light electrical work, pool maintenance, and light grounds maintenance. HVAC preferred but not required. To Apply: By email to cdapts@sherwood.kscoxmail.com OR In-person or By mail to: Sherwood Apartments, c/o Bobbie Wintle, 2745 SW Villa West Dr, Topeka, KS 66614.

Hot Job #5:
Company: Kansas Insurance Department
Position: Insurance Examiner - $19.71 to $39.19/hr
Conduct financial condition examinations on domestic and foreign insurance companies to determine solvency and compliance with statutes, regulations and directives of the Kansas Insurance Department. Analyze and verify an insurance company assets and liabilities. Determine if an insurance company’s financial records are accurate and complete and in compliance with the applicable Kansas statutes, regulations and the directives. Prepare written reports of examination results. Requirements: Graduation from an accredited four-year college/university with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration or related field, with a minimum of 15 college credits in accounting required. At least 3 years experience in accounting or auditing preferred. Designation as an Accredited Financial Examiner (AFE) and Certified Financial Examiner (CFE) issued by the Society of Financial Examiners (SOFE) preferred. To Apply: Applicants must 1) register their Personal Data; 2) submit an Employment Application online at www.jobs.ks.gov for job requisition no. 165080; and 3) submit a list of college courses, with credit hours, major(s), and grade point average or class ranking. Hard copy of the Employment Application and the college course information may be faxed to (785) 296-8848 or mailed to: Kansas Insurance Department ATTN: Human Resources 420 SW 9th Street Topeka, KS 66612 Questions regarding the position or the application process may be directed to the Human Resources Office via email at hr@ksinsurance.org or phone at (785) 296-8711. See details: http://www.da.ks.gov/ps/pub/reqinfo.asp?id=165080

Hot Job #6:
Company: Sears
Position: Television Repair Technician
Responsible for repair of products in the customer’s home, providing high customer service. Products repaired include Televisions: Plasma, DLP, LCD and LED. Promote and sell additional products and services that directly impact the profitability of the company. Successfully complete all Technician II training elements within required timeframes. Continuously look for methods to improve business performance and enhance the customer experience. Ability to receive truck stock at home if the company vehicle is retained at the technician’s place of residence or other designated location. Mentor other technicians. Maintain truck stock inventory within the prescribed company guidelines and standards. Follow the truck maintenance schedule and keep a clean, organized truck. Adhere to all company policies and procedures. Requires 2 to 5 years of experience. To Apply: online at http://jcnlx.com/c5e1a94fe8aa45e7b81d8b5f433fcf31145

And More Topeka Area Hot Jobs…Diesel Mechanic - Ryder System; Administrative Officer - Board of Pharmacy - $15.75/hr; Chiropractic Assistant - Spinal Relief Center of KS; Patient Care Tech - Cotton-O'Neil Heart Center - up to $16.20/hr; Cook - Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center - up to $14.85/hr; Geotechnical Project Engineer I – Terracon; Order Selector - US Foodservice


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