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Gardening & Landscape Crew Leaders




Gardening and Landscaping Crew Leader Positions
With North by Nature Landscapes
A Full Service Landscape Company

Be supported in your creativity and compensated for your skills and experience.

North by Nature Landscapes is committed to providing a livable wage and healthful work place for positive, productive people who enjoy what they do. Naturally, NBN emphasizes excellent customer service. Sustainability and ecological stewardship are it's guiding principles. Check out NBN's work online today, at www.nbnlandscapes.com, and submit your resume if you'd like to meet and learn more about this opportunity.

Bret Huntman

03/05/15

 

 

Cook/Dishwasher

Palette Bistro of Petoskey is seeking solid individuals to join our passionate kitchen team for the summer. Must have ability to handle fast paced, high stress work environment. Wage based on experience with room for advancement for someone who exhibits strong work ethic, good employee relations, cooking skills and the shows the desire to learn and ability to retain knowledge.

Jeremy Pomeroy, CEC

03/05/2015

 

 

Promotional Sales Specialist

Looking for a regular part-time, weekend job? Call 714-780-3098 or email krystal.wolff@asmnet.com

Are you outgoing, friendly and enjoy meeting new people? Our part time Promotional Sales Specialist jobs are fun and exciting and could be a great fit for you! Join our Advantage Sales and Marketing winning team as a retail event demonstrator promoting best in class products at your local retailers. Paid training, competitive pay rates, and support that only a top company can provide. You can be the brand ambassador who excels in captivating an audience during in-store events, with an emphasis on brand awareness, product demonstration and sales. The in-store brand ambassador job influences the buyer’s behavior through customer education, engagement, and enthusiastically promoting and demonstrating the product.

Responsibilities:
• Engage customers in a professional and memorable manner which creates a positive shoppers experience and generates enthusiasm for the product and event
• Purposefully move around the event area to actively engage shoppers
• Responsible for reviewing program materials, set up and break down of the work area, and the preparation and sampling of products on scheduled event days
• Generate brand awareness and positive product impressions to increase sales
• Assess customers individual usage needs and interests in order to best recommend products
• Timely complete of all call reports, paperwork, and on-going personal training by required deadlines

Qualifications:
• High School Diploma preferred or equivalent job-related experience
• Experience in event marketing, demonstrations, sales, brand promotion or retail/grocery
• Interact in a friendly, enthusiastic, energetic and outgoing manner with management, clients, and consumers in any setting
• Stand comfortably for up to 6 hours a day
• Able to work independently and as a motivated team player
• Ability to work a part-time retail schedule, Monday through Sunday
• Minimal travel required for training or other scheduled events
• Daily access to a PC computer with internet/email access

Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC (ASM) is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies. ASM services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. Our success is fueled by having passionate associates, clients, and customers working and winning together.

Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Krystal Wolff

03/04/15

 

 

Venue Manager

About Us: Our company is a quickly growing company. We are seeking a candidate who has a strong venue-management background, is organized, personable and able to manage events and schedules in a fast-paced environment. Our website: www.activateexp.com

Job Description: We are looking for a venue manager to contract for Activate in Traverse City, Michigan. This position pays a $30-40,000 base salary based upon experience with opportunities for commission. This is a one-year contract with the opportunity for renewal after the first year. This position requires a flexible schedule, working after hours and weekends to manage events. We are looking for candidates that have the ability to schedule, manage, operate, market, and advertise a beautiful and historic event rental facility. This is a startup venue so we are looking for a motivated individual to drive this venue to success.

Experience:
2 years of event management/hospitality services
2 years of sales experience
Venue management experience preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

Responsibilities:
Community relations Representative for the venue
Manage all public relations as they pertain to events
Build awareness and sales through business development practices
Implement marketing strategy
Manage all sales
Invoice and track rental payments
Create and update the venue event calendar
Coordinate and manage all event operations and all booked business
Conduct site inspections and planning meetings with clients as necessary
Work with renters to create banquet orders and timelines
Develop event layouts
Coordinate Parking needs
Ability to set priorities, stay organized, and pay attention to details
Ability to problem-solve and work in a fast paced environment

Next Steps:
Please submit a one-page cover letter outlining your previous experiences that qualify you to be a fantastic venue manager. Please specifically identify your event management, hospitality and sales experience. Please include a resume with your employment history to jobs@activateexp.com. If selected for an interview, you will be required to submit three professional references.

jobs@activateexp.com

03/04/2015

 

 

Summer Ranger Positions

Petoskey State Park is now accepting applications for SUMMER RANGER POSITIONS. Great work experience and working environment. Starting pay is $8.15 per hour.

Full and Part Time positions available for: Campground Office, Permit Booth, Maintenance, Janitorial, Nights, and Beach Concession.

Must be 18 (or 17 and graduating from high school this year) to apply. Applications are available at Petoskey State Park headquarters.

If you are considering a career in business management, customer service, hospitality, outdoor recreation, or facilities management, we have the job for you. Enjoy spending your summer working in our beautiful State Park while adding valuable work experience to your resume!

Petoskey State Park
2475 M-119
Petoskey MI. 49770
231-347-2311

Dennis McDermott

03/04/2015

 

 

Northwest Field Crew Member

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is accepting applications for AmeriCorps Field Crew Members (ages 18-25) in our Northwest Minnesota district. Corpsmembers participate in on-the-job training to learn natural resource management skills and then put those skills into practice working outdoors on conservation projects across the upper Midwest. This position is a full-time commitment for a 7.5-month AmeriCorps service term, Monday-Thursday, 10 hours each day.

Crew Members receive training and complete habitat restoration projects such as tree planting, exotic species management and herbicide application, timber stand improvement, streambank stabilization and erosion control, basic carpentry, prescribed burning, trail construction and maintenance, wildlife habitat improvement, wildland firefighting and emergency response. Habitat restoration projects are performed outdoors in partnership with public land management organizations such as state and federal agencies, cities, counties and trail associations.

TO APPLY:

Priority Deadline: March 9, 2015
Application open past priority deadline until all positions filled. Please apply early.
Apply online at www.conservationcorps.org/apply.
Contact recruit@conservationcorps.org with questions.

recruit@conservationcorps.org

03/03/2015

 

 

Prevention Intern (Substance Abuse/Behavioral Health)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) is accepting applications for the 2015 Prevention Internship Program.

The Prevention Internship Program, a component of SAMHSA/CSAP’s Prevention Fellowship Program, invites qualified individuals with strong interest in substance abuse prevention and behavioral health, for a 5-month paid internship in participating Tribes and Tribal Organizations throughout the United States. (Visit the application Web site at www.seiservices.com/SAMHSA/csap/preventionfellowship for a list of participating locations.)

The Prevention Internship Program offers participants front-line experience in the field of substance abuse prevention within Tribes and Tribal Organizations across the country. The Prevention Internship Program will focus on preparing interns to provide capacity-building Technical Assistance (TA) to support integration of behavioral health prevention services within tribal organization systems. Interns will benefit from hands-on experience as well as trainings focusing on behavioral health and substance abuse prevention, the Strategic Prevention Framework, workforce development, and evaluation. The Prevention interns will learn new techniques, master best practices in the field, and apply knowledge gained from their professional and cultural experiences.

Prevention interns are accepted on a location-by-location basis, depending on the sites of Tribes and Tribal Organizations. Interns will receive a stipend of $15 – 20 per hour and will be required to work 40 hours per week from April 13 – September 11, 2015.

Each intern will be assigned a mentor at his or her site. The mentor will be responsible for helping the intern to develop skills and learning, and for providing the intern with a detailed description regarding his or her roles and responsibilities. An intern’s responsibilities may include designing, coordinating, implementing, or assessing the performance of substance abuse prevention programs. The work may include developing prevention plans to increase substance abuse awareness; developing prevention education programs; organizing and participating in trainings for staff or other organizations; and preparing and maintaining reports, records, and documents pertaining to funding sources, data collection, and program evaluation.

Individuals seeking selection into the internship must meet the following criteria and provide associated documentation:

(1) U.S. citizenship or U.S. Territories and Pacific Jurisdictions residency;
(2) At least two (2) years of college (or 60 credit hours) from an accredited academic institution, with an emphasis in public health, behavioral health, clinical or social science areas. In addition, students currently enrolled at a community college and who will earn their Associate Degree in public health, behavioral health, clinical or social science areas by May 31, 2015, are also eligible to apply;
(3) Two letters of recommendation from an academic and/or professional reference;
(4) A detailed essay (of no more than two pages) on why the candidate should be selected for the internship, and how selection would support his or her career goals (to be completed through the online application); and
(5) Experience in substance abuse prevention and/or behavioral health prevention/promotion.


Applications will be accepted from eligible candidates through Friday, March 20, 2015. The program overview, application instructions, locations, FAQs and the online application are available at www.seiservices.com/SAMHSA/csap/preventionfellowship.

Selected candidates are expected to begin the Prevention Internship Program Monday, April 13, 2015. Applicants will be notified of their selection status on or before Monday, March 30, 2015.

For additional information, please contact the Prevention Fellowship Program at (240) 485-1700 or via email at preventionfellowship@seiservices.com.

Leika Inniss, Program Support Manager, preventionfellowship@seiservices.com or 240-485-1700 x3287

03/03/2015

 

 

Web Developer - BOYNE

A full-time, year-round opportunity is available at BOYNE for a motivated ASP.Net Web Developer to manage our e-commerce platform. The developer will be responsible for managing and upgrading the software. Office location may be in Wixom or Boyne Falls, flexible dependent on applicant needs. Minimal travel between properties required. Telecommuting not available. Applicant must have a BS degree in Computer Science (or related fields) or equivalent work experience, and be competent in the following areas: HTML and CSS, JavaScript, AJAX and JavaScript Libraries like jQuery, Using and integrating XML feeds, SQL, ASP.Net and MVC, C#, IIS, and possess working knowledge of E-Commerce Solutions.

Jake Ziegler

03/03/2015

 

 

Infant and Toddler Lead Care Giver

Bear Cub Childcare Center is now seeking a Full time caregiver in our infant & toddler room. Experience with children and Early Childhood Education credentials are required or working towards. Applicant must be personal, professional, and good with children. CPR/First Aid certification is preferred, but not required.

Interested applicants can drop off or fax a resume as soon as possible.




Thank you,

Christy Cameron
Bear Cub Childcare Center
421 Stimpson
Phone # (231)539-8699
Fax # (231)539-8466
Email bearcubchildcarecenter1@gmail.com

Christy Cameron at 231-539-8699 OR bearcubchildcarecenter1@gmail.com

03/03/2015

 

 

Sales, Merchandising & Food Prep

Toski Sands Market & Wine Shop is hiring for the busy summer season. Positions available starting in May and June and go through Labor Day. We cross train all our staff so that you are able to learn many aspects of the retail business. Looking for individuals who love food, enjoy people and thrive in a fast pace environment. No matter what your major is, there is a lot you can learn by spending a summer at Toski Sands Market. We're seeking individuals with excellent customer service skills, a passion for learning, and the ability to work as team with fellow staff. Good references a must. Apply in person. Toski Sands Market & Wine Shop, 2294 M-119, Petoskey, MI 49770

Keith McGlaughlin

03/02/2015

 

 

Seasonal Park Rangers

Otsego Lake County Park is accepting applications for Seasonal Park Ranger/Maintenance positions for the 2015 summer season. Must be able to stand for long periods of time, operate lawn mowers, and enjoy working with the public in a park environment, Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays (40 hrs/week) and be in good physical condition.

High school diploma/GED Required. Previous experience or college coursework towards a degree in Recreation Management preferred.

Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment physical and drug test. Visit www.otsegocountymi.gov to apply on-line. Applications can also be completed in person at Otsego County Human Resources 225 W. Main Street, #203, Gaylord, MI 49735. FAX (989) 731-7528. .

Otsego County HR

03/02/2015

 

 

Summer Youth Corps Leader

Conservation Corps Minnesota is hiring for Summer Youth Corps Leader and Leader/Interpreter positions (ages 18-25), based in St. Croix State Park, Minnesota. This is a full-time, 3-month residential AmeriCorps position. Members will earn a monthly stipend and a post-service AmeriCorps education award that can be used for school or to pay off qualified student loans.

TERM DATES, STIPEND AND AWARD
-- Term: June 1, 2015 – August 26, 2015
-- Stipend: $1235/mo, food and lodging
-- Education Award: $2822 upon successful completion of term

TIME OFF
-- June 17-19
-- July 18-22

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Crew Leader will motivate, direct and coordinate a crew of young people in a rigorous program of work, education and training. The Crew Leader will be responsible for maintaining consistent discipline and fostering positive crew morale by facilitating teamwork among youth participants. While co-leading, the Crew Leader will ensure safety procedures are followed and serve as the liaison with project partners.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The Summer Youth Corps Leader, in teams of two, will supervise groups of six youth on 1- to 2-week long “spike” projects (crews camp in tents, prepare their own meals and complete work projects) to complete projects such as trail construction and maintenance, boardwalk building, planting, campsite development, invasive species removal, etc. Leaders will provide training such as tool use and safety, conduct on-the-job training demonstrations for youth participants starting new projects and facilitate educational and recreational activities on weekends, during spike trips and after work day.

It will be the duty of the crew leader to provide discipline and positive crew morale, build teamwork among crew members, enforce standards of Conservation Corps behavior and adhere to program goals and mission, encourage development of good work habits and present on basic skills such as work safety, environmental education and Leave No Trace. 20% of youth participants are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Deaf and hard-of-hearing crew leaders and interpreters will lead inclusive crews where half of youth use sign as their primary language. In addition to an interview, interpreters will need to submit a video of their interpreting skills.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Desire and ability to:
-- Work hard in an outdoor setting in adverse conditions for minimum of 40 hrs/wk.
-- Work with diverse youth in conservation, education and recreation settings.
-- Camp and live in outdoors for extended periods of time.
-- Foster strong work habits, environmental ethics, youth leadership and team unity.
-- Previous experience or education with youth development and natural resource management not required; 15-20% of service term dedicated to technical and personal skill training.

SERVICE CONDITIONS:
-- Service projects primarily completed outside during spring and summer seasons.
-- AmeriCorps Members expected to complete service during hot/cold weather, rain/precipitation and other seasonal conditions.
-- Members work alongside youth participants during day and facilitate activities and group living in evenings and on weekends.
* This is a residential program with significant travel and little time off.

BENEFITS:
-- Two set periods of leave without stipend reduction. Any day(s) missed in excess of these weekend days are considered “excessive” and will result in reduction of stipend amount for each additional day missed.
-- Corpsmember health insurance (optional).
-- AmeriCorps Education Award of $2,775 for half-time term following successful completion of service, loan forbearance over service term and payment of interest accrued.
-- Receive certification for successful completion of Wilderness First Aid/CPR training.
-- Personal protective equipment and uniform.
* Crew Leader is not eligible for comp time accrual, overtime pay, retirement benefits or unemployment insurance.

This program is available to all, without regard to disability, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or other non-merit factors. The Conservation Corps engages AmeriCorps members, ages 18-25, as defined under the American Conservation and Youth Service Corps Act, a subtitle of the National and Community Service Act of 1990. Reasonable accommodations available upon request.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 19, 2015.
Early applications encouraged.
Apply online today at: www.conservationcorps.org/apply

QUESTIONS?
Email: jonathan@conservationcorps.org or recruit@conservationcorps.org
Phone: 651.209.9900 x27 or x31
Fax: 651.209.9901

Interviews can be conducted remotely via Skype, phone, video phone or relay.

recruit@conservationcorps.org

02/26/15

 

 

Various

JOB FAIR at NORTHERN LIGHTS RECREATION
Friday, March 13th - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, March 14th – 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
8865 M-119, Harbor Springs
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

We employ energetic, smiling, intelligent people who take pride in providing exceptional customer service. If you are one of these people, please come join us!!!

We are hiring servers, bartenders, cooks, dishwashers, laser tag marshals, party hosts and bowling counter/laser tag personnel.




Cristen Smith

2/25/15

 

 

Now Hiring

Presbyterian Villages of Michigan is a premier senior living provider. As a non-profit, faith-based organization, we’re committed to serving senior citizens of all faiths, walks of life and all financial means.

Currently we are looking to add the following to our team The village of Rosebush Manor:

Part-time Cook - Prepare meals for resident, families and guest of the village.

Part-time Resident Assistant - Assist residents with daily living activities such as grooming, eating, dressing, and bathing. Encourage residents to function at their maximum capabilities.

If you are interested in learning more about this position and to apply please visit our website http://secure.pvmcareers.org/pvmhr/.

www.pvm.org

02/25/2015

 

 

Landscape Gardening/Garden Center Sales/Greenhouse Growing

Interviewing now to hire additional people for our team to operate our growing business. We continually seek to provide a superior long term experience for our people through education, advancement incentives and competitive wages. We know it is our team that truly makes our operation successful.
We are actively seeking candidates for the following positions:
*Landscape Gardening Team Leaders (experience required)
*Landscape Gardening Team Members (entry level)
*Garden Center Sales (both full and part time-short term)
*Greenhouse Growing Team Members (entry level)

Looking for people who possess a strong work ethic, produce top quality work, take instruction well and have a positive attitude. Must enjoy working outdoors.
Applications available online at www.pollysplantingandplucking.com or
In our office. Open Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30. EOE

Polly's Planting & Plucking

02/25/15

 

 

AmeriCorps Field Crew Member

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is accepting applications for AmeriCorps Field Crew Members (ages 18-25). Corpsmembers participate in on-the-job training to learn natural resource management skills and then put those skills into practice working on conservation projects across the upper Midwest. Position is a full-time commitment for a 1700-hour AmeriCorps service term. Term starts March 16, 2015. Typical hours are Monday-Thursday, 10 hours per day.

Crew Members receive training and complete habitat restoration projects such as tree planting, exotic species management and herbicide application, timber stand improvement, stream bank stabilization and erosion control, basic carpentry, prescribed burning, trail construction and maintenance, wildlife habitat improvement, wildland fire fighting and emergency response. Habitat restoration projects are performed outdoors in partnership with public land management organizations such as state and federal agencies, cities, counties, and trail associations.

CREW LOCATIONS: *This is not a residential program; housing is not provided by the Corps. Members must secure and pay for their own housing near the shop location.
-- SOUTH MINNESOTA: Rochester, Kilen Woods State Park (Windom), Mankato
-- CENTRAL MINNESOTA: Saint Paul, Hanover
-- IOWA: Des Moines (Polk County)

START DATE, STIPEND & AWARD:
-- Start date: March 16, 2015
-- Monthly stipend: $1235
-- Education Award: $5645 upon successful completion of term

QUALIFICATIONS:
-- Ability to perform the Essential Service Functions 40 hours per week:
---- Long (10 hour) days of shoveling, digging and swinging heavy tools repetitively
---- Long (10 hour) days of chainsaw / brush saw work
---- Heavy lifting, bending, and carrying up to 50 pounds
---- Walking / working on steep or uneven terrain
---- Working in extremes of heat or cold
---- Working, eating, and camping outdoors in all weather conditions
-- Ability to complete an arduous Work Capacity Test. The arduous level requires individuals to walk 3 miles in 45 minutes while carrying a 45 pound pack on level terrain.
-- Ability to work well with others in a team setting.
-- Strong desire to learn new skills.
-- Positive attitude and interest in service and community work.
-- Dedication to complete the full term of AmeriCorps service.
-- Flexible schedule to accommodate week-long out of town assignments and emergency response.
-- Must be a US Citizen, US National, or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the US.
-- Must pass the National Sex Offender Public Registry and criminal history check defined as no positive hits on the NSOPR and no history of violent offenses on the criminal history check.
-- Must successfully pass medical review process.

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be 18-25 years old and be able to perform essential functions of the job including physically strenuous work 40 hours per week. Typical service week is Monday through Thursday (10 hours each day) with other days scheduled as required. Crew Members must be available for week-long out of town assignments that involve camping near the work project site. A full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award. Personal protective equipment is provided and required.

BENEFITS:

Corpsmembers receive a living stipend, health insurance, student loan forbearance during the service term, and a post-service AmeriCorps Education Award that may be used for college expenses or to repay qualified student loans. Corpsmembers also have the opportunity to explore career options within the environmental field.

This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, disability, sex, political affiliation or religion. The Conservation Corps engages AmeriCorps members, ages 18-25, as defined under the American Conservation and Youth Service Corps Act, a subtitle of the National and Community Service Act of 1990. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 9, 2015

Apply online at: http://www.conservationcorps.org/apply
Positions filled on a rolling basis. Please apply early.
Contact recruit@conservationcorps.org with questions.

recruit@conservationcorps.org

02/24/15

 

 

Account Manager

Responsibilities:
Execute sales calls with all assigned accounts per schedule
Sell in displays, new packages/brands and point of sale materials
Build and merchandise product displays
Merchandise all products (price and place on shelves)
Deliver product management process in each account that will promote product and packaging integrity

Requirements:
Self-starter
Ability to build strong relationships
Professional selling skills
Organized and service-minded
Responsive to territory objectives
Persistent and reliable
College degree and 2 years selling experience preferred
Valid Driver’s License
Must be able to pass drug screen and pre-employment physical
Must live in assigned market or specifically designated area

jobs@imperialbeverage.com

02/24/2015

 

 

Night Auditor and Receptionist

Seasonal position, June 1st through September 12, 2015. Five nights per week including the weekends.

Qualified applicant must have experience working in an office setting, answering phones, taking reservations, and assisting members/staff.

Must also have a math aptitude preferably with 10 key adding machine experience.

Ability to multitask is a necessity.

Please send cover letter and resume to: office@littleharborclub.com


Sherry Baker-McCary

02/23/2015

 

 

Watershed Protection Intern

Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
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 education 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.

Grenetta Thomassey 231-347-1181

02/20/15

 

 

Policy & Advocacy Intern

Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
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 state-wide 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—Help with conducting surveys related to both implementing existing and writing new watershed management plans. Assist with research and steering committee meetings related to local and statewide efforts to address impacts from septic systems, and passing a Stormwater Control Ordinance for three cities. Assist with a data collection plan for a Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drug Drop-Off Program, including data entry and analysis. Work on efforts related to the state wetland program, as well as state issues related to “fracking”. 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. Lead efforts to control the invasive reed Phragmites on the Emmet County Lake Michigan shoreline by implementing a successful annual project; 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—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 and up to the intern to obtain, but we have connections to help you. Interested candidates should contact Dr. Grenetta Thomassey, Program Director at (231) 347-1181, ext. 118, grenetta@watershedcouncil.org.

Grenetta Thomassey 231-347-1181

02/20/15

 

 

Seeking Food Samplers for one event

ATN Promo is seeking outgoing, friendly ‪Brand Ambassadors‬ to hand out food samples for the grand opening of a major grocery store in the area. This is a simple, basic sampling program. The ideal candidate will have food serving and/or handling experience.

Location: Petoskey, MI (travel stipend may be provided depending on your location)
Date: 3/5/2015
Time: 7:30am - 2:30pm
Rate: $15/hr plus travel stipend if required

BONUS: $25 per referral! If you are registered with ATN Promo and recruit a friend as a brand new registrant AND your referral works the event successfully you will receive $25 PER referred staff member.

To apply:

All applicants must apply via the online application link below. Only fully completed applications will be considered:

http://app.atnpromo.com/newuser.aspx?tag=m5herv

Please email Shannon at smoore@atnpromo.com if you have any questions!

We look forward to working with you!

Salary: $15.00 /hour

Shannon Moore

3/05/15

 

 

Seeking Food Samplers for one event

ATN Promo is seeking outgoing, friendly ‪Brand Ambassadors‬ to hand out food samples for the grand opening of a major grocery store in the area. This is a simple, basic sampling program. The ideal candidate will have food serving and/or handling experience.

Location: Petoskey, MI (travel stipend may be provided depending on your location)
Date: 3/5/2015
Time: 7:30am - 2:30pm
Rate: $15/hr plus travel stipend if required

BONUS: $25 per referral! If you are registered with ATN Promo and recruit a friend as a brand new registrant AND your referral works the event successfully you will receive $25 PER referred staff member.

To apply:

All applicants must apply via the online application link below. Only fully completed applications will be considered:

http://app.atnpromo.com/newuser.aspx?tag=m5herv

We look forward to working with you!

Salary: $15.00 /hour

Shannon Moore

3/05/15

 

 

Part-time Retail

Looking for energetic person to work retail/yarn shop downtown Petoskey. Part-time from mid May through late fall. Requirement previous retail experience. Knitting experience a plus! Store hours Monday through Saturday 10 am to 5 pm. Please send resume to Cynthias702@aol.com

Cynthia

02/19/15

 

 

Server

Looking for hard working, team players to fill server and bowling counter positions. Must be available nights and weekends. Please come in and fill out application or email resumes cristens.northernlightsrec@gmail.com
No phone calls

Cristen Smith

2/19/15

 

 

Counselor/Advocate

Counselor/Advocate to work with domestic abuse survivors at the Safe Home. Ideal candidate will possess knowledge of domestic abuse, skills to work within the criminal justice system and ability to assist with community resources. Bachelor’s degree and two years of related professional experience required. Full-time with benefits; some evening hours. Respond with resume to Chris Krajewski, Women’s Resource Center, 423 Porter Street, Petoskey, Michigan 49770. EOE

Chris Krajewski, Women’s Resource Center, 423 Porter Street, Petoskey, MI

02/18/15

 

 

Community Prevention Coordinator

Community Prevention Coordinator to lead primary prevention outreach events/activities and the Violence Prevention Team. Should be knowledgeable about domestic abuse/sexual assault, comfortable speaking/collaborating with small/large groups and have experience networking with diverse groups. Degree related to health or human services with strong verbal and written communication skills. Send resume to Chris Krajewski, Women’s Resource Center, 423 Porter Street, Petoskey, MI. EOE

Chris Krajewski, Women’s Resource Center, 423 Porter Street, Petoskey, MI

02/18/15

 

 

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant for year-round educational center offering preschool and school-age programming. Applicant must have knowledge of child development and ability to relate to young children. Apply at Women’s Resource Center, 423 Porter Street, Petoskey, MI EOE

Women’s Resource Center, 423 Porter Street, Petoskey, MI

02/18/15

 

 

Infant and Toddler Lead Care Giver

Bear Cub Childcare Center is now seeking a Full time caregiver in our infant & toddler room. Experience with children and Early Childhood Education credentials (or working towards) are required. Applicant must be personal, professional, and good with children. CPR/First Aid certification is preferred, but not required.

Interested applicants can drop off or fax a resume as soon as possible.




Thank you,

Christy Cameron
Bear Cub Childcare Center,Pellston MI
Phone # (231)539-8699
Fax # (231)539-8466

Christy Cameron

02/18/2015

 

 

Medical Assistant

McLaren Northern Michigan

We have openings for a Medical Assistant in our Cheboygan, Elk Rapids and Petoskey locations. Casual or Full-time.

The Medical Assistant works under the direction of the Physician, and in partnership with the health care team and patient/family, to perform work processes to accomplish positive patient outcomes and organizational goals. Provision of care focuses on assisting patient before provider sees patient.

Education: High School graduate or equivalent. Completed course in medical assisting preferred.

Experience: Minimum of one year experience as a medical assistant strongly preferred.

Certification: BLS Certification required.

Please apply online www.mclaren.org/northernmichigan

Sherry Gillett

02/18/15

 

 

Patient Access Registrar

McLaren Northern Michigan

The Patient Access Registrar works independently and is responsible for obtaining requisite patient information in order to register, admit, schedule, obtain consents, provide point of service collections, order entry, provide services, transcribe/distribute reports, verify insurance, obtain appropriate reimbursement, and drive fiscal reporting.

The Patient Access Registrar is often the first person that interacts with the patient/family contributing to their first impression of McLaren Northern Michigan and subsequent services that are provided.

This position is afternoons/midnights with weekend and holiday rotation. Testing is required in Windows XP and typing.

Education: High school education is required. Business courses beyond high school preferred.

Computer experience and customer service experience is essential.

Please apply online www.mclaren.org/northernmichigan

Sherry Gillett

02/18/15

 

 

Patient Service Representative

The Patient Service Representative fully services the appointment needs of the patients after completion of the physician visit or testing. Also performs first class service by quickly and accurately gathering the required information from the referral or patient and providing reliable scheduled appointments with complete communication of any future information requirements that may be needed at time of visit.

May perform duties across all physician practices and locations. Flexibility to travel to all locations of our Cardiology Practices (Charlevoix, East Jordan, Cheboygan, St. Ignace and Petoskey) will be required for this position.

Education: High school graduate.Coursework in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology preferred.

Experience: One to three years customer service experience required. One to three years medical office experience preferred.

Please apply online www.mclaren.org/northernmichigan

Sherry Gillett

02/18/15

 

 

Physical Therapist Assistant

As a Physical Therapist Assistant - Inpatient or Outpatient with McLaren Northern Michigan, you will be part of a team providing award-winning services to our patients. You will focus on assisting the patient to achieve the highest level of motor functioning possible, supporting our mission in providing the care you would expect for your own family.

As a member of an interdisciplinary/transdisciplinary team, you will provide services under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist.

Education: Associates Degree from an accredited PTA program.

Licensure: Licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant.

Please apply online www.mclaren.org/northernmichigan

Sherry Gillett

02/28/15

 

 

Dietary and Housekeeping Relief

GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY in East Jordan is looking for individuals who are dedicated to service and want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Positions are available in our support areas: dining services, housekeeping and laundry. Starting pay for these year-round positions is $10.93 per hour with increases after 90 and 180 days on the job.

Stop by our facility at 1728 S. Peninsula Road, East Jordan, to fill out an application; or download our application and consent forms from our website www.grandvue.org.

Jane Korthase

02/17/2015

 

 

Northwest Field Crew Member

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is accepting applications for AmeriCorps Field Crew Members (ages 18-25) in our Northwest Minnesota district. Corpsmembers participate in on-the-job training to learn natural resource management skills and then put those skills into practice working outdoors on conservation projects across the upper Midwest. This position is a full-time commitment for a 7.5-month AmeriCorps service term, Monday-Thursday, 10 hours each day.

CREW LOCATIONS (Minnesota): *Program is NOT residential; members must secure their own housing near the crew location.
-- Bemidji
-- Brainerd
-- Fergus Falls

SERVICE TERM DATES, STIPEND & AWARD:
-- Term: 3/26/2015 to 11/12/2015
-- Monthly stipend: $1235
-- Education award: $4315 upon completion of term

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Crew Members receive training and complete habitat restoration projects such as tree planting, exotic species management and herbicide application, timber stand improvement, streambank stabilization and erosion control, basic carpentry, prescribed burning, trail construction and maintenance, wildlife habitat improvement, wildland firefighting and emergency response. Habitat restoration projects are performed outdoors in partnership with public land management organizations such as state and federal agencies, cities, counties and trail associations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
-- Ability to perform the Essential Service Functions 40 hours per week:
---- Long (10 hour) days of shoveling, digging and swinging heavy tools repetitively
---- Long (10 hour) days of chainsaw/brush saw work
---- Heavy lifting, bending and carrying up to 50 pounds
---- Walking/working on steep or uneven terrain
---- Working in extremes of heat or cold
---- Working, eating and camping outdoors in all weather conditions
-- Ability to work well with others in a team setting.
-- Strong desire to learn new skills.
-- Positive attitude and interest in service and community work.
-- Dedication to complete the entire term of AmeriCorps service.
-- Flexible schedule to accommodate week-long out of town assignments and emergency response.
-- Must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the U.S.
-- Must successfully pass National Sex Offender Public Registry and criminal history check. "Pass" is defined as no positive hits on the NSOPR and no history of violent offenses on the criminal history check.
-- Must successfully pass medical review process.

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be 18-25 years old and be able to perform the essential functions of the job, including physically strenuous work 40 hours per week. Typical work week is Monday-Thursday (10 hours each day), with other days scheduled as required. Crew Members should be available for week-long out-of-town assignments that involve camping near the work project site. A full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award. Personal protective equipment provided and required.

BENEFITS:

Crew Members will receive a living stipend of $1235 a month, health insurance, student loan forbearance during the service term and a post-service AmeriCorps Education Award that may be used for college expenses or to repay qualified student loans. Members will have the opportunity to explore career options within the environmental field.

This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, sex, political affiliation or religion. The Conservation Corps engages AmeriCorps members, ages 18-25, as defined under the American Conservation and Youth Service Corps Act, a subtitle of the National and Community Service Act of 1990. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.

TO APPLY:

Priority Deadline: February 20, 2015
Application open past priority deadline until all positions filled. Please apply early.
Apply online at www.conservationcorps.org/apply.
Contact recruit@conservationcorps.org with questions.

recruit@conservationcorps.org

02/16/15

 

 

Financial Administrative Assistant(Paid Internship)

Moran Iron Works, Onaway, MI., is seeking a qualified Accounting Student for a Part-time/Full-time paid summer internship.

This position requires advanced computer skills and at least one year of accounting experience. Students seeking a immediate part-time position in Accounting with full-time summer hours are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be engaged, punctual and highly motivated and be expected to display above average skills in organization, scheduling, personal communications, written correspondence, and technical concepts.

The responsibilities will include processing receipts, disbursements, funds transfers, all AP/AR and assisting the Financial Administrator as requested.

Students interested in pursuing this opportunity with a minimum of one year of accounting course work completed should submit a letter of interest and resume to:

tmcnamara@moraniron.com

Tom McNamara

02/11/15

 

 

Reception Specialist

GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY is looking for a Reception Specialist to maintain our front desk services and provide administrative support. Successful candidate will be organized, professional, dependable, able to multi-task while maintaining customer service focus and possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Experience with office equipment and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required. Benefits available for this full time position include health, vision, and dental insurances; company paid life insurance and retirement plan; and generous time off options. Some evening and weekend hours will be required. Stop by our facility at 1728 S. Peninsula Road, East Jordan, to fill out an application. Application and consent forms available on our website: www.grandvue.org. Applications will be accepted through February 18, 2015.

Jane Korthase

02/10/2015

 

 

CNA

Grandvue, Charlevoix County’s Medical Care Facility, is looking for full and part time Certified Nurse Aides. Health, dental, vision and life insurance available for full time staff. If you are committed to resident centered care and looking for a position that will challenge your abilities, encourage personal growth, and allow you to build relationships, please apply at 1728 South Peninsula Road, East Jordan; download our application and consent forms from www.grandvue.org; or call Jane Korthase at (231) 536-2286 with any questions.

Jane Korthase

2/10/2015

 

 

RN/LPN

Grandvue, Charlevoix County’s Medical Care Facility, is looking for RNs and LPNs who are interested in working in a 5-Star Quality facility that is dedicated to person-centered care. Full and part time positions available. Our extensive benefit package includes generous shift differentials for afternoon and midnight positions, liberal time off policy, and facility paid retirement plan. Health, dental, vision and life insurance available for full time staff. Our staffing levels are among the highest in the state for long term care, allowing our nurses to build relationships with residents, families and other team members. Please apply at 1728 South Peninsula Road, East Jordan; download our application and consent forms at www.grandvue.org or call Jane Korthase 231.536.2286 with questions or to schedule a tour.

Jane Korthase

02/10/2015

 

 

Seasonal Clerk

Otsego County Land Use Services
20 hours per week - Seasonal Summer Position
$10.00 per hour

Provides general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks. Greets customers, answers incoming calls, directs calls to appropriate personnel, distributes mail, as well as additional clerical duties.

Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment drug test and post-offer physical. Visit www.otsegocountymi.gov to apply on-line.

www.otsegocountymi.gov/employment

02/10/2015

 

 

Admin/Program Assistant

Char-Em United Way seeks Admin/Program Assistant. 40 hours per week.
General office support including database management and finances. Support fundraising campaign. Participate in community initiatives to address human needs. Associates Degree required, Bachelors preferred. Experience in non-profit organizations and fundraising strongly preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other computer applications required. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Flexible, multi-tasker.
To apply: email cover letter, resume, and references by February 14 to Char-Em United Way, Lorraine@charemunitedway.org or mail to: P O Box 1701 Petoskey MI 49770.
See complete job description at www.charemunitedway.org. No calls, please.

Lorraine Manary

02/14/15