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Month: August 2009 (page 2 of 2)

Interested in Weather & Water?

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  • Would you like to assist Emergency and Water Managers in making critical decisions?
  • Are you excited about using the latest technologies like radar, satellites, computers and advanced models?
  • Would you like to work in the expanding area of water resources forecasting?
  • Does helping to save lives and property during flood events interest you?

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service Office in Spokane, Washington may have a position for you as a Service Hydrologist Position.

Here are a handful of duties:

  • Is responsible for evaluating and making recommendations to improve the effectiveness of the WFO/supported WFO hydrologic program.
  • Preparing, issuing and providing quality control over the preliminary river and flood forecasts, as well as adaptive stage and flood forecasts.
  • Alerting the Meteorologist In Charge (MIC) of deficiencies in products or procedures.
  • Instructing and training other WFO personnel in operational aspects of the hydrology program.
  • Managing the flash flood program for the WFO.
  • Supervising the hydrological data acquisition network.
  • Participating in the Community Preparedness and Outreach Programs.

For a full job listing, go to: www.usajobs.com and search for Job Announcement Number:  NWS-WR-2009-0172

Interested in Higher Education?

Not necessarily grad school, but to work?  Are you still in the vicinity of the Pacific Northwest?  Consider checking out the following position at North Idaho College:

Student Union Manager

  • Provides direct management of the Edminster Student Union programs, services and self-sustaining operations including reservations, event services, custodial services, night and weekend operations, newsstands, ticket office, activity center, maintenance and preventative maintenance issues, safety issues, and emergency response.
  • Responsible for the selection and supervision of full time custodial staff and other part time and student support staff.
  • Directly involved in facility scheduling and planning for all events occurring in the Student Union including scheduling, organizing, staffing, accessing AV needs and directing setup and cleanup of each event.

For full job description and how to apply, go here.

$3,144 – $3,775 per month to start. Excellent benefits, including retirement. 100% of full-time.

Hiring Companies in August

Today, MSN.com posted a great article highlighting 15 companies that are  actually hiring for the month of August.  Some of these companies are repeats from the list that was released in July, but it is always good to see who is hiring and for what. Although some of the postions are regional, many are in fact national and could be great opportunities for any job hunters.

Here are the companies listed in the article:

Acosta
Industry: Sales and marketing
Number of positions: 100

Adecco Group North America*
Industry:
Various (including IT, engineering, finance and accounting, office and administrative, legal, medical and science, government)
Number of positions:
3,000

Aflac
Industry:
Insurance
Number of positions:
1,000

Aldi
Industry:
Grocery
Number of positions:
100

Archer Daniels Midland
Industry:
Agriculture/manufacturing
Number of positions:
80

AutoZone
Industry:
Automotive retail
Number of positions:
1,400

Cengage Learning
Industry:
Publishing
Number of positions:
100

Central Payment Corporation
Industry:
Credit card processing
Number of positions:
600

Idearc Media
Industry:
Advertising/Media
Number of positions:
80

Kool Smiles
Industry:
Health care
Number of positions:
100

Manpower International, Manpower Professional, Manpower Staffing
Industry:
Recruiting/staffing
Number of positions:
50

Medical Services of America
Industry:
Home healthcare services
Number of positions:
80

Oceaneering International Inc.
Industry:
Engineering
Number of positions:
200

Quintiles Transnational
Industry:
Pharmaceutical
Number of positions:
190

Ross Education
Industry:
Post secondary allied health education
Number of positions: 50

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