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This Week’s Hot Jobs!

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Hot Job #1:
Company: Blue Cross Blue Shield
Position: Programmer Analyst
Has primary development responsibility for: detailed system and program design activities and for performing critical maintenance on assigned system and subsystem. Has secondary responsibility for performing Systems Analyst activities as required. Bachelors Degree with emphasis in Computer Science, Business Administration, Economics or Accounting is preferred. Experience: Minimum of two years experience in systems and programming required. Programming experience with JAVA.

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Hot Job #2:
Company: KS Department of Administration – Apply by Nov 22nd
Position: Physical Plant Supervisor - $1,391 biweeklySchedules, assigns, and reviews the work performed in DFM managed State Office Buildings to provide all physical plant requirements: heating (Steam and resistant), cooling (air-conditioning), emergency standby power, organizing subordinate and available skilled craft personnel and in the installation, preventative maintenance, emergency repair, for the purpose of controlling temperatures and lighting while achieving maximum energy conservation and optimum comfort for the building tenant. This requires the knowledge of various occupational, building, and safety codes; knowledge of various trade and labor tasks, work methods and their interrelationships; knowledge of various mechanical systems and equipment, the ability to plan, schedule, coordinate, supervise and evaluate the activities if skilled and semi-skilled workers; ability to develop and implement work methods and operational changes, ability to determine the feasibility and cost of proposed projects. Tours, checks, and inspects buildings, plant equipment and mechanical systems to insure they are properly maintained; detect safety and health hazards, determine repair or maintenance needs; check the progress and quality for work being performed. Four years of experience in building trades or mechanical building trades. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

To Apply: Complete online Employment Application at or mail to D of A Personnel, Attention: Kim Warren, 900 SW Jackson, Room 251, Topeka, KS 66612. If you have questions please call Kim Warren at (785) 296-4770. If you have an applicant or employee ID number, you do not need to complete the Personal Data form.

Hot Job #3:
Company: Stormont –Vail Healthcare
Position: Social Worker Treatment Clinician - $18.22 to $29.15/per hour, (part time)
MSW in clinical concentration required from a graduate school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. One year of medical/acute care experience required. Must have a State of Kansas Master's level license. Practicum experience or work experience in clinical setting dealing with families preferred. Work experience in health care or mental health setting helpful. LSCSW preferred.

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Hot Jobs #4, 5 and 6:

Company: BNSF Railway/Burlington Northern Santa Fe – 3 jobs!

Position: General Foreman II - $75,400 - $100,500/yr
Direct and supervise the maintenance, repair and servicing of highly visible business car fleet, On Call 24 hrs, 7 days per week. Coordinate all activities with department executives and external concerns to facilitate car overhaul program when required. Motivate and supervise subordinates regarding safe, high quality repairs to business car equipment in order to increase equipment availability and reliability with FRA, AAR, Amtrak and BNSF standards, and other regulatory AAR laws and rules. Plan operating budget, manpower and material requirements. Monitor and control labor and material costs in accordance with budget constraints. Meet daily production and backlogs. Direct and supervise handling emergencies/car failures at anytime with onboard riders to facilitate repairs or resolve concerns while business cars are in train. Investigate report, and track mechanical aspects of car failures and other emergency conditions to eliminate future failures and provide a reliable and quality product.

Organize safety meetings, briefs and audits, and monitor work place to ensure a safe work environment. Maintain inside contact with local chairmen of unions regarding business car defects and labor problems, and outside contact with FRA, Amtrak and AAR Inspectors. Oversee performance of and serve as signatory to qualified Amtrak and FRA required forms and be he point of contact for those organizations for business cars. Implement all aspects of Company policy to Mechanical Department group of workmen. Work with computerized systems and report to effect improved performance/cost reductions. Monitor the promptness and accuracy of data input. To Apply:

Position: Analyst - Revenue Management (Rates)
Identify intervention points to develop and maintain sustainable business rules within the revenue pipeline. Audit billing processes to identify revenue recovery and business efficiency opportunities. Positively contribute to improving team building and team process improvement. Effectively correlate research between multiple departments to optimize billing processes within the rating arena. This position works closely with multiple departments including Marketing; Price Management; Carrier Services; RPW Solutions; Technology Services; and other revenue support teams. Some travel might be required. Two year accounting / finance degree or other relevant experience including BNSF experience. Outstanding analytical and leadership skills. Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to contribute effectively in a team environment. Excellent planning and presentation skills and ability to meet a variety of business deadlines.

Preferred: Experience working in or closely with the Marketing, Price Management, Carrier Services, or Revenue Support departments. Undergraduate Degree in a Business Related Field. Proven track record of precise rail road revenue support related research. Experience with RAS, RPMS, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point), and SQL. To Apply:

Position: Mechanical Foreman - $50,900 - $67,800/a year
Directly supervise shop craft employees to safety execute terminal or shop operating plan. Relieve General Foreman in his/her absence. Ensure labor and equipment is positioned to inspect, test and repair equipment to meet the needs of the daily plan. ò Prepare and conduct job safety briefings with all employees. Provide periodic updates to general foreman to ensure daily plan requirements are met. Schedule repairs away from terminal to ensure equipment is returned to service quickly. Provide Technical support to apprentice employees. Provide information to assess equipment damage and facilitate repairs. Ensure compliance with employment policies, safety rules, scheduled agreements and Association of American Railroads (AAR)/Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations. Conduct operational testing to support safety action plans. ò Shift, week-end and holiday work, 24 hour duty required as needed.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Requires knowledge of freight car/ passenger car/ business car maintenance procedures and practices to include FRA, AAR, Amtrak and BNSF policies and standards. Must have previous mechanical department or equivalent industry experience. Must be proficient in coordinating information from several sources to move business cars and ready them for scheduled trips. Must supervise and motivate scheduled (union represented) employees. Must demonstrate initiative and decisiveness and be able to inspire others to excel. Candidate must possess superior attention to detail and quality. Must have basic accounting and computer skills and possess technical ability to conduct analysis of computer generated reports. Must be able to work well under pressure and tight deadlines and handle conflict resolution. To Apply:

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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