Check Out These April Hot Jobs!

By: Ralph Hipp, 13 News at 4
By: Ralph Hipp, 13 News at 4

This Week’s Hot Jobs!
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Hot Job #1:
Company: FEMA
Position: Technical Reports Writer - $17/ per hour
Duties will include ensuring accuracy for all processed information, create technical summaries and graphic reports and other related tasks as assigned. Must have a current Driver's License Applicants must apply in person at a workforce center and must complete an Excel Test, Spelling, and Typing Tests. To Apply: Apply in person at a workforce center. For workforce center location nearest you, or if you have other questions, please call: PH: 1-877-509-6757.

Hot Job #2:
Company: Northrop Grumman
Position: Clerk III - $15.33/hr
Perform clerical functions regarding invoice and parts reconciliations, research, and inventory control issues in support of the Material Control Department. Selects appropriate methods from a wide variety of procedures or makes simple adaptations and interpretations. The clerical steps often vary in type or sequence, depending on the task. Process postal invoices/update spreadsheet/maintain files Review all cycle count reports for variances and research discrepancies Perform cycle counts and maintain cycle count schedule File completed PO’s, return item cards, etc. Print daily reports and distribute mail Work daily reports and prepare any quarterly reports (Open PRs, POs, AWP, past due delivery date) Research invoice discrepancies Reconcile postal contracts with FDM Cycle count OMNI inventory Postal property tagging/maintain files Postal property audit Identify and pull obsolete inventory for "End of Life" specs Work inactive capital inventory in warehouse. Accounting Inventory management Microsoft Office (Excel) High school graduate or equivalent. Four years of related experience. Familiarity with the terminology of material control is required. To Apply: Visit

Hot Job #3:
Company: NAPA Auto Parts
Position: Assistant Store Manager
Assisting in the management of a NAPA store operation in such areas as: improving sales, return on investment, profits, market penetration, procurement, training, and development of personnel. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Post-secondary education is preferred but not required. Previous job experience in the wholesale/retail automotive aftermarket a must. Must be a self-starter with high energy, high sense of urgency, highly motivated, and possess strong people oriented skills, focus on high customer service. Must be willing to work an average 50 hours per week flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and some holidays. To Apply: Online at

Hot Job #4:
Company: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Perry Project – Apply by Thursday, April 22nd!
Position: Maintenance Leader - $24 to $28.02/ hour
Serves as a Maintenance leader at Perry project involving operation and maintenance of flood control facilities, recreational sites, or other facilities requiring the leading of 3 or more full-time workers on a man-yea basis, with responsibility for planning, assigning, leading by active participation, and reviewing a wide variety of maintenance, repair, and operational tasks in a a number of trades and labor occupations. Requirements: Ability To lead or provide first level supervision in regards to Maintenance Mechanic Leadership is prime.
Experience should include skill in planning the use of workers, equipment, facilities, materials, and tools as required. Ability to assign work to individuals based on work load, grade level and capability. Thorough knowledge of the various trades to determine levels of repair required, conduct repair, or inspection of completed work performed by contract for compliance with contract requirements and specifications. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and other material necessary for construction, maintenance, or repair of facilities. Skills in using tex equipment, measuring devices, gauges, dial indicators, grinders, drills, electric and acetylene welders, and various hand tools. Knowledge of all facets of dam operation. Ability to operate small boats, vehicles, tractors, loaders, backhoes, mowers, and other lake maintenance equipment. To Apply: Visit

Hot Job #5:
Company: Washburn University
Position: Director of Information Systems & Services
Manages the operations of the Department of Information Systems and Services. Provides vision, planning, leadership, and management necessary to support the utilization of academic, administrative, and instructional technology resources, information processing resources, and telecommunications resources.
Responsible for expanding the scope of developing technologies to benefit the campus community, implementing innovative applications for these technologies, and maintaining the University's information systems technology function and infrastructure, emphasizing the infusion of information technology in every aspect of teaching, learning, scholarly activities, and administration.
Minimum Qualifications: •Master's degree (Master's in Educational Administration, MBA, or Master's in Information Technology/Services, preferred). At least five years' management/supervisory experience in information technology. •At least seven years' experience in a higher education environment. Demonstrated ability to create and implement a vision for information technology systems and services in a university environment encompassing both academic and administrative computing needs. Demonstrated collaborative approach to problem solving. Demonstrated knowledge of a broad range of information technologies including administrative and academic computing, telecommunications, information management, and security. Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and articulate information technology directions and choices to institutional officers and others in the university community. Demonstrated success in budget and organizational management. Demonstrated commitment to staff diversity, learning, and employee development. Demonstrated success of working collaboratively with faculty and staff, encouraging cross-departmental collaboration.
Demonstrated success of seeking appropriate input in decision-making and of creating an environment that supports and balances analysis, creativity and expression from staff. To Apply: Submit a letter of interest; resume; transcript(s); names, email addresses and phone numbers of three professional references and a Resume Supplement (available online) to Human Resources, 263 Morgan Hall, 1700 College, Topeka, KS 66621. Review of resumes will begin April 30, 2010, and continue until a suitably qualified candidate has been selected. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent fringe benefits package.

And More Topeka Area Hot Jobs… Parent Resource Specialist – Keys for Networking, Inc. – up to $15/hr; Assistant Director, Student Recreation and Wellness Center – Washburn University; Auction Manager/ Underwriting Representative – KTWU Television; Bilingual Patient Account Representative – HCFS, Inc. – up to $14/hr; Equipment Operator – Garick; Dry Cleaner/Presser/Spotter – Village Dry Clean; PLUS MANY MORE AT:

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