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Martin, TN 38238

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Mary Unger Wiggins, Coordinator


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Knoxville Zoo Internships - August 27, 2014

Title: Knoxville Zoo Internships


Posting Date: August 27, 2014


Keywords: animal, animal science, zoo, biology


Description: The aim of Off Campus Study at the Knoxville Zoo is to introduce interested students to the activities of a zoological facility through hands on experience. A variety of experiences can be gained through assisting our zoo personnel with the daily operational tasks in their areas. The operation of a modern zoological garden requires diverse, talented professionals, who are all concerned with conservation of endangered species, the education of the public, and research involved in the advancement of these two aims. Student assignments include practical experience in a selected area, the keeping of a daily journal and work hours, attendance of at least three appropriate lectures and readings (topics available from the Intern Coordinator), proposing and implementing a semester project, participating in an intern-guided tour, and a detailed narrative and critique of their specific responsibilities. The responsibilities of the student will be established in consultation with the course instructor and Intern Coordinator. This program will assist students in developing skills necessary for acquiring positions in this or comparable facilities. Positions include most animal areas, conservation and science, education, technologies/networking, marketing, special events, group/corporate events and programming, and many others. Intern Program General Information All internships at Knoxville Zoo are non-paid positions. Though the intern coordinator will assist students with finding housing, when possible, housing is not provided with this position. Weekly/Semester hour requirement will vary with department/course requirements but typically range from 12 hours per week (1 ½ days) to 20 hours per week (2 ½ days). All interns are required to submit an application, complete waiver/emergency contact form at orientation, provide proof of MMR vaccination and Negative TB test results, pay a fee (varies depending on category as below), and determine required hours and schedule at start of semester (with on-campus advisor and/or intern coordinator). Please see attached file for an application. For more information, contact Mary Wiggins, Coordinator of Career Services, at munger@utm.edu


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Finance Office 1 - Purchasing Analyst - August 25, 2014

Title: Finance Office 1 - Purchasing Analyst


Posting Date: August 25, 2014


Keywords: purchasing, finance, Nashville,


Description: This position is within the Procurement Division of the Metro Finance Department and performs professional analytical work in the field of procurement, strategic sourcing, and contract development and/or management.This is an excellent opportunity for recent college graduates looking to start their careers!!! Job Responsibilities: • Assist in identifying the contracting and training needs and potential sources to meet these needs • Assist with the development of training for Suppliers, Department Staff, and Purchasing Employees • Answer inquiries concerning training needs and contract issues • Enter contracts and related documents into the Purchasing and Clerk systems • Assist in tracking training and contracts; produce metric reports as needed • Assist with ensuring contracts are ready to send through the routing system • Assist with performing contract modifications, change orders, amendments and maintaining contract policies and procedures Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that would prepare the incumbent to perform the duties of this position. Employees would typically have a Bachelor’s Degree and some professional-level purchasing experience. Salary - $35,599.05 - 40,345.03/year Students interested must apply online at www.nashville.gov. A full description of the job is attached.


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Legislative Auditor 1 - August 22, 2014

Title: Legislative Auditor 1


Posting Date: August 22, 2014


Keywords: accounting, business, auditor, audit, legislative


Description: The Tennessee Department of Audit is seeking to fill the position of Legislative Auditor 1. This position would be located in Nashville, TN and is open to December 2014 and May 2015 graduates. Examples of Responsibilities: Under the general supervision of an employee of higher classification and generally working in a team, examines the financial records of a state, county or local government or other organization receiving public funds. Performs audits in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards to determine if the financial statements have been prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and applicable law. Prepares audit working papers in standard format presenting information relative to the extent of audit tests performed and conclusions reached. Writes audit findings and recommendations. Assists auditors of higher classification in more difficult aspects of auditing. Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting or business administration. At least 30 semester hours in accounting, 150 total semester hours, and eligibility to sit for the CPA exam in the State of Tennessee preferred. Knowledge and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of accounting theory and practice and auditing standards and procedures. Ability to deal tactfully with the public and co-workers, exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions and express ideas clearly, concisely and convincingly as evidenced by an interview with the appointing authority. A full description of this position is attached. Interviews will be held September 24 in the Career Services Office, located in 242 Clement Hall. Stop by Career Services with a copy of your resume to inquire about this position.


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Programmer Assistant - August 22, 2014

Title: Programmer Assistant


Posting Date: August 22, 2014


Keywords: computer science, computers, programming, jackson, jackson enery authority,


Description: Jackson Energy Authority, located in Jackson, TN, is seeking a Programming Assistant for their IT Department. Duties include: -Develops, analyzes and modifies new and existing computer software program components. -Performs coding, testing and debugging activities to check for faults and errors. -Maintains and updates integrated software applications. -Assures proper integration with other computer systems -Coordinates work necessary to meet user requirements. Education and Experience Requirements: B.S. Degree in Computer Science or related area or Associates Degree in Computer Science or related area and 1 year experience in computer programming. Other Requirements include: Excellent customer relations skills; ability to write reports and/or graphics and routine business correspondence; ability to think logically in solving problems. Language skills in: VB.Net,C#.Net, C+, HTML and SQL. The salary range for this position is $30,000 - $39,000. Attached is a full description of this job. To apply, go to www.jaxenery.com/jobs/. For questions concerning this position, please feel free to contact Aaron Cooper, Employment & Administrative Coordinator at (731) 422-7332 or via email at acooper@jaxenergy.com.


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Groundskeepers - August 21, 2014

Title: Groundskeepers


Posting Date: August 21, 2014


Keywords: turf management, athletic, grounds,


Description: The Union City Department of Turf Management & Athletic Facility Operations has immediate openings for Groundkeepers, the positions available are entry level, with flex scheduling. Ideally the individual would be able to work M-W-F 8:00-12:00, or 1:00-5:00, or T-TH 8:00-12:00, or 1:00-5:00 with additional time if necessary. Number of applicants accepted would be based on scheduling and hours an applicant is available to work. Please contact Stephen Crockett, Director, to obtain additional information and to schedule an interview. (731) 446-1363.


Fish Biologist - August 20, 2014

Title: Fish Biologist


Posting Date: August 20, 2014


Keywords: fish, biology, biologist, fisheries, wildlife


Description: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking a Fish Biologist, located at the Warm Springs Fish Health Center, Warm Springs, Georgia. Job duties include: *perform fish health diagnostic procedures used to detect, isolate, and identify fish pathogens. *perform fish disease sampling on wild stocks and threatened/endangered species to provide data for the National Wild Fish Health Survey. *conduct triploid grass carp certification inspections according to standard protocols. *assist with fish health inspections of Federal, State, and privately owned hatcheries and wild fish populations. *report findings of clinical tests and write summaries, reports, or papers communicating the results to the appropriate entities. Detailed information about this position and how to apply can be found here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/378969800. For questions about this position, please contact Courtney Williams at courtney_williams@fws.org.


Amazon Customer Experience Internship - August 20, 2014

Title: Amazon Customer Experience Internship


Posting Date: August 20, 2014


Keywords: customer service, internship


Description: Are you a student looking for opportunities to grow professionally while in school? Amazon wants you! We are pleased to announce the Amazon Customer Experience Internship for current college students! As an Amazon Customer Experience Intern you can work while going to school! This opportunity will allow you to think outside the box, solve problems, answer questions, and resolve our customer’s issues via phone and chat. The best part is, the work is on your time and your schedule while you are at school. Apply today to take advantage of this unique opportunity to be a part of Amazon at https://amazon.taleo.net/careersection/nacs_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=140000RH&lang=en&sns_id=addthis-service-code. The specifics: -Recruiting for this program will begin on 8/3/14 and be ongoing until 10/26/14 (possibly 11/2/14). -This is a 6-8 week program, orientation and training will take place in October, with a program start date the week of 11/23/14. -This will be a virtual program, meaning you will work from your home office via your computer. -Throughout the duration of the program you will work 10-30 hours per week, on a schedule that you will build, assisting our customers. -You will be able to flex to 0 scheduled hours during your finals week if needed. - Compensation is $10/hour. -At the successful completion of the Amazon Customer Experience Internship, you will receive direct consideration for an Amazon Corporate Summer Internship (for students completing their junior year) or an interview loop for a permanent position (for graduating seniors). -Freshman and sophomores who complete the program will be automatically eligible to participate in the Customer Experience Internship the following year(s), and then become eligible for the direct consideration for the Amazon Corporate Summer Internship after their junior year and the interview loop for a permanent position upon graduation Qualifications -Must be currently enrolled and in good standing at an accredited 4 year university. -In order to be considered for this internship, your school and home residence must be in one of the following states; Arizona, Kentucky, Washington, Texas, West Virginia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. -Ability to complete mandatory, self-guided training prior to assisting our customers. -Must be eligible to work off-campus without sponsorship and complete I-9 work authorization paperwork. -Must have a personal computer, Win 7 x64 or Windows 8.1. Macs OSX 10.7.8 or higher. A webcam. Minimum of 4 GB Ram. Linux and beta operating systems are not eligible. -Must have a high-speed internet connection with a minimum of 6 Mbit down/ 1 Mbit Up. -Must have a dedicated phone line for taking customer calls. -Must have a secure, private, distraction free work area during the hours you are working. -Technical acumen: familiar with various operating systems, hot keys, web cams, chat, email and the internet. -You must be available to work on the day after Thanksgiving (Nov. 28th) and the following Monday (Dec. 1st).


Peace Corps Campus Ambassador - August 20, 2014

Title: Peace Corps Campus Ambassador


Posting Date: August 20, 2014


Keywords: peace corps, campus, internship, social media, networking


Description: The Peace Corps is looking for Campus Ambassadors for the fall and spring terms. Campus Ambassadors are university students who work closely with Peace Corps Recruiters to expand their reach into new and diverse student groups. This position would run from mid-October to May, and Ambassadors would serve as networking and social media experts for the UT Martin campus. More information about the program is attached. Here are 7 reasons to apply for the Campus Ambassador Program: http://passport.peacecorps.gov/2014/08/18/7-reasons-to-apply-to-the-peace-corps-campus-program-youve-never-heard-of/. The application is located online at http://form.jotform.us/form/42254886616160. For questions, contact diversity@peacecorps.gov.


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Botanist - August 19, 2014

Title: Botanist


Posting Date: August 19, 2014


Keywords: botany, wildlife, plant science, biology


Description: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking a Botanist in the Utah Ecological Services Field Office, located in West Valley City, Utah. The employee in this position serves as a full-time Term Botanist working primarily on the evaluation and negotiation of impacts and mitigation measures associated with energy development projects. This is a Term appointment, not-to-exceed 13 months, which can be extended for a total appointment of 4 years. Detailed information about this position and how to apply can be found here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/378620100. For questions about this position, please contact Courtney Williams at courtney_williams@fws.org.


Office Assistant - August 19, 2014

Title: Office Assistant


Posting Date: August 19, 2014


Keywords: clerical, office work


Description: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking an Office Assistant that will provide administrative and clerical support for the Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office in Ventura, California. Salary ranges from $35,230 to $45,804. Detailed information about this position and where to apply can be found here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/378551900. For questions, contact Courtney Williams at courtney_williams@fws.com.


Inside Sales Representative - August 19, 2014

Title: Inside Sales Representative


Posting Date: August 19, 2014


Keywords: sales, farm, farming, caterpillar, marketing, construction


Description: Thompson Machinery is looking for an Inside Sales Representative in their Jackson, Tennessee office. Full information about this position is listed here: https://www.thompson-acatdealer.com/HR/tmccjobs.nsf/webMain/73B03E74F2E7D64586257D340049C500?OpenDocument. Requirements: * 1-2 Years Prior Experience Preferred * Business, Marketing, Engineering, Finance Degree Preferred * Accepts responsibility for mistakes or problems. Maintains "ownership" of assigned tasks. Respects company assets. * Arrives on time, fully ready to work. * Understands and remembers all written and verbal instructions. Carries out instructions accurately. * Keeps work area clean and unobstructed throughout the work process. Maintains neat personal appearance and adheres to company dress code. * Uses personal and company tools/resources effectively. Demonstrates troubleshooting aptitude by thinking through problems. * Must be Available to work any overtime (evenings or weekends) as needed. Adjusts to changes in assigned tasks with ease. * Completes reports, documentation, and other paperwork accurately and on time. Performs tasks with highest level of quality. * Constantly maintains an awareness of hazards inherent to work. Company website: http://www.thompsonmachinery.com/


Entry-level Elephant Caregiver - August 19, 2014

Title: Entry-level Elephant Caregiver


Posting Date: August 19, 2014


Keywords: animal, animal science, caregiver, wildlife, biology


Description: The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, TN, is the largest natural-habitat refuge in the United States developed specifically to meet the needs of endangered elephants. It is a non-profit organization, licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and accredited by the Association of Sanctuaries, designed specifically for old, sick or needy elephants who have been retired from zoos and circuses. Utilizing more than 2700 acres, it provides three separate and protected, natural-habitat environments for Asian and African elephants. The Elephant Sanctuary is looking to fill the position as an entry-level Elephant Caregiver. JOB REQUIREMENTS AND PREREQUISITES: - One year combined volunteer, intern or paid experience working with exotic or native wildlife preferred; elephant experience preferred. - Six months combined volunteer, intern or paid experience working in protected contact training (using strictly positive reinforcement) with exotic or native wildlife, or domestic animals preferred. - Bachelor Degree in related field preferred - Valid Driver’s License, insurable to drive company vehicles, and ability to provide own transportation to/from work. Position is available immediately, 40 hours/week. 5 days per week. Hourly wage starts at $11.56/hour. More information about the position is attached. Applicants can send cover letter and resume to Deborah Perry (deborah@elephants.com).


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Logistics/Transportation Internship - August 18, 2014

Title: Logistics/Transportation Internship


Posting Date: August 18, 2014


Keywords: internship, transportation, business, communications,


Description: Need an amazing internship in the logistics and transportation industry? Here’s your chance to intern with a Fortune 500 global company! C.H. Robinson works globally and innovates daily to enhance and execute supply chains that move goods around the world. Our internship program is the first step in achieving the career of your dreams. Right now, we are seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals for our Internship Program. This world class internship will expose you to multiple facets of the logistics and transportation industry while offering extensive learning and training opportunities (closely aligned with our full-time, entry level positions) to enhance your potential. Interns also participate in a team project and competition with other interns to highlight your creativity and expand relationships. These projects will have a direct impact on the business and your team will have the opportunity to present your ideas to senior business leaders. Special recognition will be given to the top rated projects. Are you ready to get started? Apply today! Job Responsibilities Our teams provide logistics, sourcing, and global forwarding services to organizations around the globe, focusing on building strong relationships and providing a high level of customer service. In this internship, we will challenge you to demonstrate your full potential with the goal of becoming an essential part of our C.H. Robinson team. As an Intern you will learn to build cross-industry carrier and business relationships, transportation information systems, sales and negotiation techniques, and distribution management. As an Intern you will be exposed to: Logistic Management and Transport Economics from a 3rd Party Perspective Supply Chain Information Systems Carrier Management Distribution Patterns, Tracking, and Tracing Job Requirements A great career starts before graduation—it starts with a C.H. Robinson internship. An internship with one of our offices will offer you not only broad based exposure to our industry, but also real life experience to leverage as you begin your career! So what are you waiting for? Apply today! Intern requirements: Undergraduates at a Junior or Senior Level - individuals pursuing a Business, Logistics, Supply Chain, Communications, or related major are, a plus Strong communication and negotiation skills Competitive personality Enthusiastic, dedicated to the challenge of helping other people For more information about this position and company, go online to http://www.jobs.net/jobs/ch-robinson/en-us/job/United-States/Logistics-Transportation-Internship-Fall-2014/J3H5LQ73JLC0L0N5DXW/.


Federal Jobs - August 15, 2014

Title: Federal Jobs


Posting Date: August 15, 2014


Keywords: All majors


Description: Interested in working in Federal positions? Go to https://www.usajobs.gov for openings.


Federal Bureau of Prisons - August 15, 2014

Title: Federal Bureau of Prisons


Posting Date: August 15, 2014


Keywords: Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology


Description: Federal Bureau of Prisons is the largest correctional system in the country with locations across the United States and Puerto Rico. If interested, you can view video clips related to various positions at www.bop.gov. Job applications are accessible online and should be completed at www.usajobs.gov. If interested in positions at the FCI Memphis, you apply at www usajobs.gov, but you can contact Human Resources Dept. at (901) 372-2269 with questions concerning the hiring process.


Civil Project Manager - Civil Engineer - August 15, 2014

Title: Civil Project Manager - Civil Engineer


Posting Date: August 15, 2014


Keywords: engineering, engineer, project manager, management, design


Description: Carlson Consulting Engineers, Inc. has been providing advanced civil design services since 1995. CCE has grown over the years to a firm of 50 employees, licensed in 30 states. Our team of design professionals has the experience, knowledge, and motivation to provide outstanding engineering solutions. CCE believes in providing the very best for our clients through training, advanced technology, and strategic alliances with other firms and strives to produce the highest quality design. Carlson Consulting Engineers is currently looking for individuals to train as Civil Project Managers. This position will learn how to handle a typical project from inception through construction including the design, coordination with sub-consultants, permitting, preparation of OTB documents, and more. Typical types of projects will include: Site layout Parking lot design Grading and Drainage Design Stormwater Management Planning Roadway Design Permit compliance Compensation: Employer paid health insurance for employee Employer paid life insurance One week vacation after 6 months Two weeks vacation after 1 year 401k This is a permanent full-time position with benefits. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate or someone with a few years experience. Please send resume via email, joejustin@carlsonconsulting.net Web Site: www.carlsonconsulting.net Call with questions 901-384-0404 ask for Joe Justin.


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Support Specialist Residential - August 15, 2014

Title: Support Specialist Residential


Posting Date: August 15, 2014


Keywords: support staff, personal care, CDS


Description: SJCS-TN seeks second and third shift Support Specialists staff to provide support to individuals with disabilities in developing and/or maintaining skills that will enhance the quality of their lives in the community; assist with personal care, household tasks and daily routines; perform other job related duties as assigned. Full description is attached. Apply online at http://www.sjcs.org.


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Outdoor Youth Counselor - August 14, 2014

Title: Outdoor Youth Counselor


Posting Date: August 14, 2014


Keywords: Counselor, youth


Description: Position Overview: Youth Counselors (also called Teacher Counselors) are a part of the team providing mental health services to boys between the ages of 11 and 18. Boys live in residential cabins that are perched on a hillside not far from the dining/activities center and counseling services building. While at Deer Valley, children receive intensive counseling designed to help them learn to live successfully at home. They attend our state-approved campus school. The Counselors work with a small group of children on various life skills and training. A Teacher Counselor wears many hats and is very flexible as well as creative. Outdoor Youth Counselors work a 4 day shift every week. Please apply at: http://youthvillages.hodesiq.com/apply_online_1.asp?jobid=4432380 . Full description is attached.


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Internship at Chris Williams State Farm - July 28, 2014

Title: Internship at Chris Williams State Farm


Posting Date: July 28, 2014


Keywords: Management, Marketing


Description: Chris Williams State Farm is currently offering internship positions for Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Summer 2015. Job Requirements Junior or Senior in Marketing or Management Able to pass a background check 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA Willing to work 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday and occasional Saturdays * Will work around class schedule if necessary Will be required to be at the office in Union City, TN Tasks of the Intern: Help in the day to day running of the agency Learn and understand all of State Farms products Marketing the agency Management of projects Become a respected team member of the agency Interested students should contact Chris Williams with the contact information below: Chris Williams State Farm Agency Union City, TN (731) 885-4433 or Chris.Williams.k2sh@statefarm.com


High School Business Education Teacher - July 15, 2014

Title: High School Business Education Teacher


Posting Date: July 15, 2014


Keywords: Education, Business, Teacher


Description: Caruthersville Missouri School District 18 has an immediate opening for a High School Business Education teacher. Beginning salary is $33,500 with life and health benefits. Appropriate Missouri certification required. Interested and qualified persons should send application, resume and transcripts to: Ms. J.J. Bullington, Superintendent 1711 Ward Avenue Caruthersville, MO 63830 or call 573-333-6100, opt #3 Applications are available online at www.cps18.org


242 Clement Hall

Martin, TN 38238

Ph:

(731) 881-7740

Fx:

(731) 881-1886

Em:

Mary Unger Wiggins, Coordinator