Area Job Openings


Dispatcher (Senior)

Dispatcher (Senior) - Probuild (Petoskey)
1282 US 31 North, Petoskey, MI. 49770
Description

PURPOSE

Under general supervision coordinates components or merchandise delivery or pickup, schedules and assigns drivers, and maintains records related to delivery and customer receipt.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assigns drivers and vehicles to convey customer orders according to desired or anticipated delivery schedule; may direct drivers by two-way radio; may establish service or delivery routes for regular customers.

2. Confers with customers and/or sales staff in person or by phone to determine desired delivery times; creates daily/weekly master schedule to assist drivers and materials handling staff in planning their work activities.

3. Enters delivery assignment data into computer data base; records or files copies of orders received according to expected delivery time in dispatch log; processes documents on completed deliveries and forwards to office coordinator or receiving staff.

4. Maintains record of mileage, fuel used, repairs made and other delivery-related expenses.

5. Responds to customer complaints/questions regarding deliveries; expedites or locates missing, misrouted, delayed or damaged merchandise; handles escalating issues in order to ensure customer satisfaction.

6. May train or review work of less experienced dispatchers.

7. Understands and observes all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co-workers; attends periodic safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures.

8. Other duties may be assigned.

COMPETENCIES

· Working knowledge of company's policies and procedures related to scheduling, and dispatching
· Knowledge of DOT or other requirements regulating work activities
· Customer service orientation
· Ability to use courtesy and tact in dealing with customers and other staff
· Working knowledge of the business practices of the location
· Ability to organize multiple activities for self and others and coordinate completion of tasks
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and four (4) years of administrative or similar work; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The work environment and physical activity described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

o Work is performed in an office setting and generally sedentary, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

o May be required to occasionally lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 75 pounds.

compensation: $16 to $20 hourly
employment type: full-time

Dave Wallace (dave.wallace@probuild.com) 231.347.8784
02/04/2016

Behavior Technician

Looking for applicants within 1 hour or less from Charlevoix, MI or from Mackinaw City, MI in any direction.

Novel Responses, Inc. has been providing quality in-home behavioral services to clients in Michigan since 2004. Our BCBA Clinical Supervisors have extensive experience in the development and implementation of behavioral programs to decrease problem behaviors and to teach critical language and learning skills to children with autism and other developmental disabilities. The BCBA Clinical Supervisors lead our therapy teams comprised of behavior technicians to carry out the behavioral program during 1:1 teaching sessions with the clients.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Implements BCBA Clinical Supervisor’s treatment plans and programming directives, providing one on one therapy to clients. Duties include but are not limited to the following:

 Conducts one-on-one therapy with clients using behavioral methods
 Creates data collection sheets when assigned by BCBA Clinical Supervisor
 Collects and records data
 Adds targets to programs when directed by BCBA Clinical Supervisor
 Updates graphs
 Implements instructional and behavioral objectives developed by BCBA Clinical Supervisor
 Maintains client work areas in orderly and clean manner
 Records therapy sessions in EBI consistently and accurately
 Participates in team meetings, when applicable
 Participates in training activities and company meetings
 Engages in professional behaviors continuously: communicate appropriately, effectively, and clearly with NR colleagues and clients

WORK LOCATION: Therapy is conducted in our clients’ homes

EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY:
Full-Time, Hourly (30-40 hours per week average over 2-week pay period)
Part-Time, Hourly (8-29 hours per week average over 2-week pay period)

BENEFITS available to Full-Time Employees: PTO, Holidays, Medical/Dental/Vision, retirement plan; Travel time and mileage reimbursement when applicable

HIGHLIGHTS:
o BCBA supervision available at no charge (working 10-30 hours per week as a behavior technician)
o Advancement system that allows behavior technicians to earn wage increases based on the acquisition and demonstration of observable and measurable behavior analytic skills
o Supervision by excellent behavior analysts with years of experience in the development, implementation, and maintenance of behavioral programs for children with autism and other disabilities

QUALIFICATIONS:
o Work or life experiences with children with disabilities a PLUS; work or life experiences with typical children a MUST.
o Reliable transportation
o Willingness to travel at least 30 miles to work site(s)
o Able to lift 25+ pounds
o Align with NR Guiding Principles: Commitment to Excellence, Integrity, Dedication, Innovation

Katherine Schwartz, Business Development Specialist, katherines@novelresponses.com
02/04/2016

Admin/Marketing Assistant

Birchwood Farms Golf & Country Club in Harbor Springs is seeking a full-time paid intern or apprentice to assist in administrative and marketing tasks in our Property Owners Association (POA) Office. You’ll have the opportunity to assist in managing, developing and marketing our general operations, programs and events.

This position involves a typical slate of office clerical work including answering phones, taking reservations, data entry, filing, mailings, meeting coordination/prep, event coordination, proofreading, vendor coordination, interacting with our membership, etc. You will also be required to develop text and graphic content for our various social media outlets including our website, e-mail blasts, fliers, Country Life (quarterly magazine), Facebook and Twitter.

This position requires a candidate who is self motivated, technologically savvy, detail oriented and willing to take on a range of administrative and communication duties. Candidates should have prior experience in a professional environment, the ability to multitask and work within deadlines with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Also required are strong organizational and time management skills with experience working in teams as well as independently.

Specific experience/skills should include:
PC/Microsoft Office
• Publisher
• Excel
• Word
• PowerPoint
Customer Service & Support

Timeline: Ability to start early May through Labor Day or possibly longer (flexible). Hours include Monday through Friday with a few evenings and Saturdays. Excellent wage with end of season bonus!

If you are interested please email a resume and cover letter to becky@birchwoodcc.com
Birchwood Farms Golf & Country Club
600 Birchwood Drive
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
231-526-2166 Ext. 523
231-526-1644 Fax

Becky O'Neil
02/02/2016

Detailer

Best in Detail is Northern Michigan's premiere detailing service. We are looking for professional individuals that enjoy working outside and interacting with clients. We have several positions available and are looking to hire soon. Beginning in April we will be looking for full-time employees. Compensation will be discussed over an interview. If you're interested in joining our team please send us an email with your resume attached! We look forward to meeting you.

231-769-2378 or ejackson@bestindetail.com
02/01/2016

Watershed Protection Team Intern

This intern reports to the Watershed Protection Team

Intern Responsibilities:
Volunteer Monitoring Programs: The Watershed Council coordinates three volunteer-based programs to monitor lakes, streams, and avian botulism. Interns work with our Monitoring and Research Director to organize and carry out volunteer monitoring activities, including trainings, field data collection, laboratory analyses, and quality assurance. Interns are also expected to help with data input, data analyses, developing graphics (charts, graphs, etc.), and assisting with reports.

Field Surveys, Inventories, and Restoration Projects: During summer months, Watershed Protection staff and interns spend a considerable amount of time in the field collecting water quality data, performing shoreline surveys, conducting invasive species inventories, assessing streambank and shoreline erosion, developing and coordinating rain garden projects, and much more. Interns get their feet wet in the water resource management field assisting both our Monitoring and Research Director and our Restoration Ecologist with a variety of field projects, but also helping in the lab with calibration and maintenance of field survey equipment, water quality monitoring instrumentation, sampling gear, and GPS.

GIS (Geographical Information System), Database, and Office Tasks: GIS is used extensively by the Watershed Council for a wide array of projects, including lake shoreline surveys, impervious surface studies, stormwater drainage basin delineation, land cover assessments, and land protection prioritization. Interns assist staff on the GIS front by processing field GPS data, developing GIS data layers, producing display maps, performing spatial analyses, and ground-truthing in the field. In addition, interns provide further support to staff by developing and populating databases and performing miscellaneous office tasks, whether helping with mailings, researching issues, or writing reports.

Outreach and Education: One of the most important functions of the Watershed Council is to educate and inform shoreline residents, government officials, businesses and the general public about various water-related topics, including lakes and stream ecosystem management, aquatic invasive species, best management practices that protect water quality, and emerging issues like pipeline awareness or “fracking”. Intern assistance with educational efforts ranges from help with mailings to event coordination. Regarding events, interns help organize, but also participate in lake and river clean-ups, lake association meetings, and aquatic field trips. Interns also help Watershed Council staff with informational articles, brochures, and press releases by gathering information and researching water resource topics.

Qualifications:
Must be pursuing a degree in natural resources, environmental studies, or equivalent; possess strong written and verbal skills; and have a valid driver’s license. Proficiency in swimming and paddling (kayak and canoe), as well as the ability to work 10+ hours/day, is required for fieldwork, Prior experience with event organization, field work, macroinvertebrate identification, and GIS is a plus. Strong computer skills are also required, including familiarity with office software such as Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. This is a full time unpaid internship, but may be done to obtain college credit. Anticipated work dates are mid-May through mid-August (13 weeks). Number of hours per week is 35 - 40. Start and end dates are flexible. Housing is not provided, but there is limited availability through a collaborative arrangement with the University of Michigan Biostation. Interested candidates should contact Dr. Grenetta Thomassey, Program Director at (231) 347-1181, ext. 118, grenetta@watershedcouncil.org.

Dr. Grenetta Thomassey (231) 347-1181, ext. 118, grenetta@watershedcouncil.org
02/01/2016

Policy & Advocacy Team Intern

This Intern will report to the Program Director


Primary Job Responsibilities:
All of the proposed activities will expose the intern to public affairs issues related to water quality, protection, and use. Additionally, they will closely examine policy-making processes at the Great Lakes Basin-wide and Michigan statewide levels, in relation to on-going water topics and debates. Finally, they will also be exposed to decision-making concepts at the local government level, and efforts to enact new or stronger ordinances where needed. The work includes direct experience with government regulations, legislative concerns, public affairs, and public service.

Policy Research and Formation—Assist with a major effort in the Elk River Chain of Lakes to do social indicator surveys related to water protection with watershed residents, shoreline property owners, and local officials. Lead efforts to control the invasive reed Phragmites on the Emmet County Lake Michigan shoreline by implementing a successful annual project. Help with both implementing existing and writing new watershed management plans. Assist with research, steering committee meetings, and local government advocacy related to efforts to address impacts from septic systems, including passing local ordinances. Work on efforts involving climate change and the state wetland program, as well as statewide issues related to High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing and oil & gas pipelines. Help with basin-wide and federal policy issues related to Great Lakes Restoration, and implementation of the Great Lakes Compact.

Grassroots Advocacy— Assist with preparations, attend and take minutes for meetings related to implementing local watershed management plans in four counties. Assist with regular updates and website management of our Local Activist Network – the Aquavists. Help organize turn out to local government meetings; work with groups to do letters to the editor or other actions required for support of the issues at stake.

Education & Outreach—Deliver new Permit Guides to local offices for broad distribution. Help with the logistics and public outreach necessary to conduct various large events. Attend events (such as lake and river clean-ups, lake association summits, water resource field trips, and festivals). Gather information for press releases. Write articles for Watershed Council and lake association newsletters. Assist with targeted mailings and outreach.

Miscellaneous— Assist in research needed for analysis of various issues; perform other duties as requested.

Qualifications:
Must be pursuing a degree in Political Science or Public Policy; Environmental Studies, or similar field; possess strong written and verbal skills, and have a valid driver’s license. Prior experience with grassroots organizing or policy research is a plus. Strong computer skills are also required, including familiarity with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Submit a cover letter and resume. This is a full time unpaid internship, but may be done to obtain college credit. Anticipated work dates are mid-May through mid-August (13 weeks). Number of hours per week is 35 - 40. Start and end dates are flexible. Housing is not provided, but there is limited availability through a collaborative arrangement with the University of Michigan Biostation. Interested candidates should contact Dr. Grenetta Thomassey, Program Director at (231) 347-1181, ext. 118, grenetta@watershedcouncil.org.

Dr. Grenetta Thomassey (231) 347-1181, ext. 118, grenetta@watershedcouncil.org
02/01/2016

Brand Ambassador

DBC America, the Tri-States Largest Promotional Marketing Agency, is looking for energetic and reliable Brand Ambassadors to join our team in the Petoskey area!

Main job duties include:
Creating retail displays
Interacting with consumers to increase brand exposure and knowledge
Meeting modest sales goals in a retail setting
Collecting consumer feedback on the brand and product(s)
Creating exciting consumer interactions and capturing in photos
Creating recap event forms

This is a perfect part-time job for extra income, something that you can easily balance with class or another job! Extremely flexible schedule.

**Visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Dbcamerica or Instagram: @dbcamerica for some awesome pictures of our staff in the field**

*Qualifications:
Outgoing, passionate personality
Reliable transportation
Team player
Interest in marketing, advertising, customer service and/or public relations
Understanding of experiential marketing
Most events Thursdays-Saturdays with daytime, evening and late night shifts available
Must possess MLCC and TIPS/TAM licenses or be willing to obtain upon hire

ana@dbcamerica.net
01/29/2016

Mackanic State Historic Park-Mainland Operations Crew Member

This Position performs jobs in a Park setting and encounters numerous and varied contacts with the public on a daily basis.Employees must be willing and able to work any day of the week and any shift. The work schedule may consist of working weekends, holidays and evenings considering that the park is open seven days a week. Pay starts at $8.50 per hour for new hires. Normally, a work week contains forty (40) hours. This is a summer position.Some duties of the Position include, but are not limited to:• Providing park and area information and assisting visitors• Maintaining trail systems• Cleaning museum exhibits• Handling visitor complaints• Enforcing park rules and regulations• Cleaning toilet buildings, visitor centers, and offices• Picking up litter• Mowing grass and grounds maintenance • Cutting firewood• Painting and staining• Minor construction• Miscellaneous repairs

Mackinac State Historic Park is an equal opportunity employer.

Work Location: Mackinaw City

Robert Strittmatter-Mainland Park Manager 231-436-4205, strittmatterr@michigan.gov
01/28/2016

TEAM LEADER ACCESS CENTER

TEAM LEADER ACCESS CENTER: Northern Michigan Regional Entity is seeking a Full Time Access Center Team Leader who is a registered, MI licensed nurse with supervisory experience. This person provides and supervises telephone intake services for individuals seeking assistance. Position requires experience providing comprehensive behavioral health and substance abuse services. Annual salary range from $46,569 to $65,000 with excellent benefits. Email resume: hr@norcocmh.org, NCCMH-HR 1420 Plaza Dr. Petoskey, MI 49770, Fax 231-487-9128 View www.norcocmh.org E.O.E.

Human Resources
01/28/2016

Galleries Director

Crooked Tree Arts Center of Petoskey and Traverse City seeks full time staff member to direct all visual arts activities in five exhibits and two sales galleries. Applicants to email resume, cover letter and three references by February 19 to liz@crookedtree.org

Elizabeth Ahrens
01/25/2016

Shoveling a Roof and Deck in the Petoskey area.

There is a roof and deck that need to be shoveled in the Petoskey area on Saturday January 23rd. The Owner would work along with you and is willing to pay $20 per hour cash. We would need 3 people to help and the job would take about 4 hours.

Erayna Paquet (epaquet@ncmich.edu)
01/23/2016

Petoskey McDonald's (Tuition Assistance)

McDonald's is helping eligible employees find the most efficient and affordable path to a two or four year college degree. McDonald's is offering to eligible employees tuition assistance, potential transferable college credits earned through certain training courses offered at McDonald's and free education advising. This is offered in addition to flexible hours that work around your availability, after school, weekends or extended breaks. If you need additional income this is a great opportunity to earn tuition assistance at the same time.

James Good - 1-231-347-1711
01/22/2016

Veterinary Assistant

Now accepting applications for Veterinary Assistant with Customer Service Experience.

For people with an innate love for animals and an interest in science and medicine, becoming a veterinary assistant is a dream job. We are looking for individuals who have a desire to work not only with patients but also possess excellent communication skills with both pet owners and coworkers. Veterinary experience is not necessary, the right candidates will receive training on the job. Must be detail-oriented, possess time management skills and be well-organized.

Bellaire Animal Hospital is a small animal hospital looking for "A" players to join our team. We can offer both a flexible schedule and benefits such as 401k and Continuing Education. Applicants must have good values, positive attitude, be a team player and is interested in providing excellent customer service. Check us out at www.BellaireAnimalHospital.com.

If you are interested in joining our team please forward a resume and letter of interest. Please submit your resume to christywilsonbah@gmail.com Please no telephone inquiries.

Christy Wilson
01/21/2016

Clerical Assistant

Clerical Assistant wanted to assist w/all aspects of office operation. Extremely computer literate. Must have clean drivers license and the ability to pass a background check. Please call Josie @ Drive Now Auto 231-347-3200 or Josie@drivenow123.com

Josie @231-347-3200
01/20/2016

Retail Clerk

Clerk for area resale store. Up to 40 hours per week including Saturdays. Responsibilities: operating register, sorting donations, tagging and displaying merchandise, customer service and helping keep store neat and clean. Ability to lift 50 pounds necessary. Retail experience helpful. Complete application at Gold Mine North, 1878 US-31 North, Petoskey. EOE

Complete application at Gold Mine North, 1878 US-31 North, Petoskey.
01/20/2016

Shoveling a Roof and Deck in the Petoskey area.

There is a roof and deck that need to be shoveled in the Petoskey area on Saturday January 23rd. The Owner would work along with you and is willing to pay $20 per hour cash. We would need 3 people to help and the job would take about 4 hours.

Erayna Paquet (epaquet@ncmich.edu)
01/19/2016

Part-Time Public Safety Officer

City of Petoskey is seeking a part-time Public Safety Officer to join the Department of Public Safety. Minimum qualifications include: (1) Possess Michigan-certifications in firefighting 1 and 2, be licensed as either a Medical First Responder or basic Emergency Medical Technician; (2) Successfully complete oral and physical fitness examinations; and (3) Successfully complete medical examinations. Preferred candidates will be MCOLES Certified as Law Enforcement Officer. Wages: $14.26 per hour for Firefighter 1 and 2, MFR or EMT. $16.30 per hour for Firefighter 1 and 2, MFR/EMT and MCOLES Certified Law Enforcement. Please submit an application and resume by 5:00 P.M., Friday, February 26, 2016. Applications are available at www.petoskey.us/jobs, or at the City of Petoskey. Applications should be sent to Sarah Bek, 101 East Lake Street, Petoskey, MI, 49770, or by email to sbek@petoskey.us. If you need additional information, please contact Sarah Bek, Administrative Assistant, or Director of Public Safety John Calabrese, at 231-347-2500. The City of Petoskey is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and pledged to non-discrimination as required by law.

Sarah Bek or John Calabrese at 231-347-2500
01/19/2016

Residential Advocate

RESIDENTIAL ADVOCATE: Great opportunity for applicants interested in entry level mental health in Petoskey, MI, working at NCCMHs 24-hour crisis program. We are recruiting for two part time positions supporting adults experiencing a mental health need. The Call-in positions work 8 hours shifts as needed. The Part time positons work 24 hours per week. Flexibility for all shifts including mandatory weekends. Must have good driving record. Training is provided, pay starts at $11.90/hour. Send resume to HR, North Country CMH, 1420 Plaza Dr., Petoskey, MI 49770, E-mail hr@norcocmh.org or Fax: 231-487-9128. E.O.E. view: www.norcocmh.org

Human Resources
01/19/2016

RN

REGISTERED NURSE: Seeking a Part Time, 24 hours per week, Registered Nurse to join the union team in Bellaire, MI. Responsibilities include; client care, medication review, health assessments and health training. Must possess current State of MI licensure. Minimum 2 years nursing experience, plus 1 year working with mental health or equivalent clinical experience preferred. $19.83 start and $23.84 after two years. Send cover letter and resume to: H. R., North Country CMH, 1420 Plaza Dr., Petoskey, MI 49770, Fax: (231) 487-9128, E-mail: hr@norcocmh.org. EOE view: www.norcocmh.org

Human Resources
01/19/2016

City Park Grill Host/Hostess

We are accepting applications for an outgoing, friendly, responsible host with weeknight and weekend availability. Responsibilities include greeting and seating guests and knowledge about our restaurant's offerings. Send your resume to info@cityparkgrill.com or stop by to fill out at application.

info@cityparkgrill.com
01/17/2016

Student Assistant

The Department of State is looking for honest, motivated, and hardworking individuals with a positive attitude and strong ethical standards to join our team!

The Student Assistant will work in a learning capacity, under close supervision of a training supervisor (branch/region manager or lead worker), processing driver licenses, titles, registrations, permits, and voter registrations for the citizens of the State of Michigan. The student will also perform other related assignments as assigned. Non-career employees are not eligible for benefits or paid time off, however, they may participate in a deferred compensation plan 401k and/or 457. These positions may lead to career growth opportunities within our Department.

The incumbent will work a varied schedule of up to 129 hours per month. Occasional travel may be required for relief assignments at other branch offices located within the Division/Region. To be considered for these positions, applicants must be available for the following days/hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Education:
Current enrollment in, or acceptance to, a post-secondary educational institution (community college, college, university).

Experience:
None required, however, preferred candidates will possess experience working in a customer service role that involves general clerical tasks, cash handling and good communication skills. These skills must be documented in your application.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan/jobs/1332911/student-assistant-petoskey
01/15/2016

Education Director - Bay View Association

Responsible for overall leadership in planning, budgeting, development and execution of the education program, including: recruit teachers, guest speakers; prepare contracts; develop class schedule, reserve spaces; attend committee meetings; network with community organizations; coordinate fundraising activities; communicate and work cooperatively with program directors. Education program occurs during summer months, with planning required throughout the year. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred. Experience in education preferred, but not required. Strong writing and communication skills needed. For full job description, including salary, go to http://www.bayviewassociation.org/education-director-144/

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and reference list to: hr@bayviewassociation.org; or mail to P.O. Box 583, Petoskey, MI 49770 by February 12, 2016. No phone calls please.

hr@bayviewassociation.org
01/11/2016