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By: Ralph Hipp, Deb Rodenbaugh
By: Ralph Hipp, Deb Rodenbaugh

HOT JOBS FOR JULY 27th:

For further assistance, contact Topeka Workforce Center 1430 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka.
PH: 785-235-5627 for assistance. See for complete job details! Call toll-free: 1-877-509-6757

Hot Job #1:
Company: Kansas Audio Video
Position: AV Installer – up to $18/hr DOE
Kansas Audio Video specializes in the sales, design and installation of audio, video and electronic systems for residential and commercial environments. Responsible for installation of audio/video products and other low voltage electronic systems. This includes but is not limited to structured wiring, home theater, new construction and existing low voltage systems. Must work well with others, have valid drivers license, have own hand tools.
To Apply: By email to: By email to

Hot Job #2:
Company: Washburn University - Information Systems & Services Position: Network Administrator Bachelor's degree in CS, CIS or a combination of education and experience equivalent a degree.2 years' full-time or equivalent part-time network administration experience (4160 hours).Immediately prior experience in network administration.Experience with network routing protocols such as OSPF, EIGRP and firewalls.Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a diverse technical team.Ability to move, maneuver and raise/lower equipment weighing as much as 50 pounds to waist height and for 20 feet.Current CCNA certification or ability to attain certification within 6 months of hire.

Additional network or network security related certifications.Knowledge of Windows, Linux and/or Unix administration.Specific experience with Cisco, Foundry, Brocade and/or Xirrus network equipment; and/or Cisco ASA or PIX firewalls.

To Apply: Submit a letter of interest, resume with salary history, Resume Supplement (available ), transcript(s), and names and phone numbers of3 professional references to Human Resources, 263 Morgan Hall, 1700 SW College Ave., Topeka, KS 66621.

Hot Job #3:
Company: Capitol Plaza Hotel
Position: Front Desk Supervisor Accommodate hotel, motel, and resort patrons by registering and assigning rooms to guests, issuing room keys, transmitting and receiving messages, keeping records of occupied rooms and guests' accounts, making and confirming reservations, and presenting statements to and collecting payments from departing guests.
Experience in customer service and cash handling.
To Apply: In person to: Rena Zachary, HR Manager, Capitol Plaza Hotel, 1717 SW Topeka Blvd.

Hot Job #4:
Company: Kansas Lottery – Apply by next Monday, August 2nd Position: Social Media/Public Relations Admin - Up to $50,000 DOE Responsible for providing timely and accurate information to a wide variety of lottery customers, including the general public, employees, governmental officials, newspaper journalists, (etc.).
Incumbent uses a variety of traditional and non-traditional communication and social media tools and equipment.
Develops and implements public information activities to promote Lottery and/or joint Lottery/Casino events and activities.
Acquires, maintains, and applies knowledge of various communication and social media tools and digital editing software.
Writes, produces, edits, and distributes automated/electronic media relations materials.
Uses television, radio, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, the worldwide web, and other evolving social media networks and tools.
Works in conjunction with Director of Gaming Facilities and Directors of Communications & Marketing on promotional activities that incorporate casinos and the lottery.
Works with supervisor and other internal and external customers, including lottery staff and vendors, to coordinate the planning, preparation, and implementation of promotional events.
Must pass extensive background check.
Questions, contact: Linda Carreno PH 785-296-5724 or email College degree in business, marketing, communications, or related field preferred.

Knowledge of journalism procedures; professional and highly developed written and oral communication skills; demonstrated ability to speak in front of large groups; experience reconciling inventory, money and other transactions preparing reports, and maintaining electronic records.

Knowledge of social media tools and editing software and equipment; knowledge of media production techniques and equipment.
To Apply: Resume and cover letter may be emailed to:

Hot Job #5:
Company: USD 501, Topeka School District
Position: Maintenance IV – Security & Fire Alarm Systems - $13.85/hr Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operations of telecommunications systems.
Test & maintain backup batteries, keypad programming, sirens, and all security features. Test, install, maintain, or repair security systems, alarm devices, and related equipment, following blueprints of electrical layouts and building plans. Inspect installation sites and study work orders, building plans, and installation manuals in order to determine materials requirements and installation procedures.
Test & repair circuits and sensors, following wiring and system specifications. Electronics training in vocational school or related on-the-job experience through an electrical apprenticeship.
2-3 years experience in installing and servicing electronic security systems NICET II certification required.
Questions: contact Carla Nolan at 785) 295-3014 To Apply: Visit

Hot Job #6:
Company: Northrop Grumman
Position: Parts Issue/Supply Clerk
Performs supply functions such as binning, conducting inventories, pulling for issue, and issuing piece parts and supplies. Maintains all stockroom parts at levels appropriate to supply all technician requirements, issues those parts in a timely fashion upon request, restocks bins as spares are received, and maintains inventory records and data on all stocked items, tools, and equipment.
Looking for candidates to have ability to work with computers, ability to drive a forklift, have key entry skills, good accuracy with numbers.
Security Clearance Required.
To Apply: Visit

Hot Job #7:
Company: Kansas Dept. of Health & Environment – Apply by Aug 5th Position: Microbiologist III Includes, not limited to: Perform analytical tests for bioterrorism agents and implement and maintain Laboratory Response Network (LRN) bioterrorism test method SOPs to assure that the laboratory is technically prepared for a bioterrorism event.
Provide laboratory training and continuing education in bioterrorism analytical techniques and the CDC Laboratory Response Network (LRN) test protocols to the Microbiology staff.
May be the principal investigator to the select agent program.
Maintain Statpack and Statpack exercises.
Maintain inventory of select agent cultures and notify appropriate federal officials of receipt, identification, and disposal of select agent cultures. Maintain, monitor & repair personal protective equipment (PPE) and positive air pressure respirators (PAPR).

Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Biology or Chemistry or other related fields and two years of experience in microbiology.
Must pass FBI background check.
Work experience in culturing and identifying bacteria.
Familiar with Biosafety Level 3 work practices.
Experience with fluorescence microscopy, in providing test method training to others, in PCR or molecular techniques, performing electrophoresis test.
Knowledge and experience with CDC based methodology.
Experience in giving scientific presentations to a diverse group of people.
Work experience in research and development.
Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
Questions to or PH 785-296-1290.
To Apply: Submit an electronic application, transcripts, and licenses needed to meet the minimum qualifications for this position to recruiter@kdheks.gov; or mail to KDHE, Human Resources, 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 580, Topeka, KS 66612; or fax to 785-296-6320. And More Area Hot Jobs… Manager/Business Development – AmericanExpress; Mechanical Foreman – BNSF Railway – Burlington Northern Santa Fe RR; 4200 - COBOL Programmer - Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc.
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Good Luck! Ralph and Deb


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