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EMPLOYER: Department of Military

JOB TITLE: Youth Program Specialist

POSITION NUMBER: 22089136 
COUNTY:
Pulaski
POSTING END DATE:
May 9, 2021

ANTICIPATED STARTING SALARY: $30,000.00

The mission of the Department of Military is to provide a professional staff of Arkansas State Employees who help maintain and improve the readiness of Arkansas National Guard units through effective fiscal management of State Resources, Human Resource Management, and quality administration of Arkansas National Guard Programs.

This position is responsible for the following:

  • Oversee students, maintains/compiles evaluation of behavior reports by noting resident actions, medical problems, and disciplinary/rules violations.
  • Ensure a clean, safe and secure environment that is conducive to behavioral changes based on program rules and regulations.
  • Execute drill and ceremony procedures in daily activities, to include all movements of assigned students.
  • Perform individual counseling with assigned students in the area of performance, personal problems and behavioral problems.
  • Conduct physical training with assigned students.
  • Participate in physical training exercises
  • Run/walk up to 10 miles
  • Perform barracks inspections
  • Perform uniform/equipment inspections
  • Escort students to special events
  • Write shift reports
  • Drive state issued vehicles

SUMMARY:

The Youth Program Specialist is responsible for providing physical training and guidance to students in the program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

FUNCTIONS:

Conducts drill and ceremony instruction, according to standards and procedures outlined in the United States Army FM 22-5. Performs individual and squad drill procedures, instructing students on the more complex movements and execution of commands. Executes drill and ceremony procedures in daily activities, to include all movements of assigned students. Conducts physical training with assigned students, according to United States Army FM 22-5 and Army FM 21-20 and performs physical training as an instructor and as a participant. Performs individual counseling in the area of performance, personal problems, and behavioral problems. Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Knowledge of United States Army FM 22-5 and FM 21-20 drill and ceremony standards and procedures. Knowledge of institution rules and regulations. Ability to oversee and direct students in the military youth program. Ability to observe students and write detailed reports regarding student behavior and progress. Ability to advise and counsel students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of specialized or related experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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EVENT: Goodwill Industries of Arkansas Hiring Event

DATE & TIME: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

LOCATION:
Goodwill Industries
7400 Scott Hamilton
Little Rock, AR

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is hiring for locations at Scott Hamilton, North Little Rock, University, Bryant, Benton and West Little Rock for positions as retail store associates, donor door attendants, jewelry processors, key holders, drivers, and maintenance technicians. Background check is required.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Contact Melissa Morgan at 501-372-5100 ext. 1224 or mmorgan@GoodwillAR.org or contact Teri Glover at 501-372-5100 ext. 1204 or tglover@GoodwillAR.org.


EMPLOYER: Francis Allen School

JOB TITLE: Teacher Assistant

POSITION TYPE: Full-time/Non-exempt

SALARY: Depends on experience and education (starting salary is $11 and up)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • HS Diploma/GED
  • 2 years of experience prefeered
  • Must pass a drug screen and background check

HOW TO APPLY:


EMPLOYER: Delta Dental

JOB TITLE: Provider Network Coordinator

JOB LOCATION: Sherwood, AR

JOB SUMMARY:

Maintains ongoing network development and relationship building within Arkansas and coordinates applicable recruitment projects with other Delta plans; assists in the management of various network issues regarding credentialing, complaints and utilization review and conducts training of dentists and their staffs.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develops relationships with providers and office staff within the community to retain those that are within network and to recruit providers who are not currently within network.
  2. Works to ensure that provider contracts remain compliant and ensure understanding of the contract with providers.
  3. Travels throughout assigned area to visit dental offices. These visits consist of courtesy visits, training, and various network issues.
  4. Provides training to dentist and dental office staff on utilizing value added services and online tools such as Dental Office Toolkit, Voiance, White Cloud, etc.
  5. Develops relationships with internal departments in order to effectively solve problems for providers.
  6. Prepares and analyzes network data, reports, and compliance.
  7. Attends a variety of different meetings and conference, including the district dental meetings, the Arkansas State Dental Association meeting, and the Delta Dental Plans Association meeting.
  8. Works within the team to perform tasks necessary to ensure Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Service requirements.
  9. Works directly with internal Credentialing team to ensure provider’s needs are met in timely manner, typically a requested 24 hour turnaround time.
  10. 10. Reaching out to other Delta member plans as needed to resolve provider issues.
  11. 11. Work with members of the team to implement new processes and strategies to reach departmental goals.
  12. Perform other related assigned duties as necessary to complete the Primary Job Responsibilities as described above.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience. Position requires a bachelor’s degree and two years related insurance, sales or dental experience.

Position requires intermediate experience working with word processing, spreadsheet, software database and PowerPoint presentation. Position requires individual to travel on average 3-4 days out of the work week and frequent overnight travel is expected as well.  

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EMPLOYER: Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc.

JOB LOCATION: Benton/Stugguart

JOB TITLE: Associate Warehouse Supervisor

JOB DUTIES:

  • Loads trucks from schedules and unloads all materials that are received and places materials in its proper place in the warehouse or yard.
  • Checks accuracy of materials to be shipped as to quantities, item specifics, etc.
  • Checks freight against purchase orders for accuracy of catalog numbers and quantity.
  • Ensures that transformers are pulled, adjusted, and ready for shipment.
  • Maintains adequate assembly parts for products in stock, i.e., hardware for mounting lightning arresters to transformers.
  • Inspects new inventory and returned items for any form of damage.
  • Makes recommendations and helps to enforce safety procedures throughout the warehouse operations and observes safety procedures with attention directed towards vehicle/forklift operation, placement/stocking of inventory, proper use of tools/equipment, and policing of hazardous items.
  • Ensures that goods are received to designated storage shelves, bins, yards, and warehouse areas and assembles orders to be shipped to customers with the use of picking lists.
  • Participates in maintaining the warehouse, offices, and surrounding yard and keeps areas clean and organized.
  • Coordinates invoicing and crediting to VMI Customers; leads the investigation of discrepancy problems in inventory counts.
  • Maintains packing/shipping supplies at appropriate levels to ensure timely shipments.
  • Ensures proper maintenance and scheduling for all forklifts, trucks, and equipment. Inspects all equipment regularly to check for repair needs.
  • May be required to participate in customer operations meetings to advise on upcoming projects to meet customer material requirements. Maintains customer relationships with Operation Supervisors.
  • The ability to handle stress and work well with others are essential functions of this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Pursuant to the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act 593, this position is designated safety-sensitive according to AECC/AECI standards and processes
  • As a condition of employment, this position requires a post-offer pre-employment Fitness for Duty exam, and drug test
  • High school or GED, plus 4 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certified Forklift Operator
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work extra hours when necessary and report to work whenever needed during non-working periods.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiar with OSHA regulations as it relates to warehousing.
  • Familiar with freight manifests and other shipping and receiving documents.

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide utility construction and right of way services, material & supplies, electrical equipment and renewable energy resources power to the utility sector across the country.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Subject to availability and scheduling, pooled company vehicles may be used for work-related transit between warehouse locations.

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EMPLOYER: Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc.

JOB LOCATION: Little Rock

JOB TITLE: Warehouse Associate  

JOB DUTIES:

  • Unloads trucks and trailers containing merchandise from manufacturers and loads materials to be shipped to customers from load schedules provided by transportation personnel.
  • Verifies accuracy of freight received into the warehouse against the purchase order. Completes material shortage forms when packing lists from manufacturers do not match materials received.
  • Inspects the material received to ensure that there is no transportation damage.
  • Receives returned materials and inspects for damages.
  • Stocks storage shelves, bins, and designated yard and warehouse areas with materials received.
  • Assembles orders to be shipped to customers with the use of picking lists.
  • Assembles orders to be transferred to VMI Locations, job sites or to be picked up by VMI line crews.
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment and follows all safety regulations.
  • Assist in annual inventories and interim counts as needed; may be required to construct and install meter loops at Vendor Managed Warehouses.
  • The ability to handle stress and work well with others are essential functions of this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Pursuant to the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act 593, this position is designated safety-sensitive according to AECC/AECI standards and processes
  • As a condition of employment, this position requires a post-offer pre-employment Fitness for Duty exam, and drug test
  • High school or GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work extra hours when necessary and report to work whenever needed during non-working periods.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiar with OSHA regulations as it relates to warehousing.
  • Familiar with freight manifests and other shipping and receiving documents.

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide utility construction and right of way services, material & supplies, electrical equipment and renewable energy resources power to the utility sector across the country.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO APPLY.


EMPLOYER: Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

JOB TITLE: Customer Service Representative

JOB DUTIES:

The Customer Service Representative (CSR) ensures final resolution of each customer inquiry in a timely and courteous manner while documenting detailed information relevant to the contact. Resolution may require system research and/or contacting experts in other areas of the company. Although some encounters may require multiple interactions, the CSR strives for the company goal of “first time resolution” whenever possible.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must meet one of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Two (2) years of college coursework (at least 48 credit hours) plus one (1) year of experience in a specialized customer service environment.
  • High school diploma or equivalent with two (2) years of experience in a specialized customer service environment.

2.  Must pass company proficiency test:  Customer Service Assessment

Applies to the bilingual job position: Bilingual in Spanish (written and spoken) required.

PAY: $16.58/hr

LOCATION: Little Rock, AR and Springdale, AR

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO APPLY FOR THE LITTLE ROCK POSITION.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO APPLY FOR THE SPRINGDALE POSITION.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO APPLY FOR THE BILINGUAL POSITION.


EMPLOYER: Arkansas State University-Beebe

JOB TITLE: Director of Financial Aid

JOB DUTIES:
The Director of Financial Aid will provide vision, leadership, and direction for the overall direction and management of federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs for the ASU-Beebe campuses at Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy and the Little Rock Air Force Base.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Responsible for maintaining Title IV Participation agreement with the U.S. Department of Education. Submits new programs for approval and ensures compliance with Title IV aid programs.
  2. Prepares, writes, and files required state and federal reports by published deadlines; answers questions and provides information during audits and official reviews to justify policies, procedures, and variances.
  3. Administers satisfactory academic progress (SAP) evaluation and oversees appeal process for students seeking reinstatement of financial aid eligibility.
  4. Supervises, trains, manages, and evaluates Financial Aid staff on duty areas and monitors packaging activity for accuracy.
  5. Monitors enrollment reports to identify students subject to Return of Title IV aid policy. Calculates aid earned, makes necessary adjustments, and notifies students and accounts receivable of outcome.
  6. Establishes, modifies, and upgrades computer parameters in need analysis, fund management, document tracking, and reporting programs; updates department policies and procedures to ensure compliance with fund limitations and requirements.
  7. Manages department budget. Monitors and approves departmental expenditures. Monitors and reconciles Federal and State aid accounts.
  8. Coordinates financial aid workshops on campus and at area high schools (FAFSA workshops) in collaboration with admissions staff.
    Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five (5) years experience in the financial industry including direct experience in managing Financial Aid and a minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience.

PAY: $55,000-$60,000

LOCATION: Beebe Campus

ABOUT THE COMPANY: ASU-Beebe is a public two-year college with its main campus located in Beebe, Arkansas on the 67/167 corridor approximately 35 miles north of the state’s capitol of Little Rock.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO APPLY.


EMPLOYER: Arkansas State University-Beebe

JOB TITLE: Maintenance Assistant/Grounds

JOB DUTIES:
ASU-Beebe is seeking a full-time Maintenance Assistant for Grounds. The employee will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Mowing – riding lawn mower.
  • Weed eating.
  • Raking leaves and using the leaf blower.
  • Other campus cleanup as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Equivalent of a high school diploma or GED and the ability to work lawn care maintenance equipment. A valid driver’s license is required.

PAY: $23,086

LOCATION: Beebe Campus

ABOUT THE COMPANY: ASU-Beebe is a public two-year college with its main campus located in Beebe, Arkansas on the 67/167 corridor approximately 35 miles north of the state’s capitol of Little Rock.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO APPLY.


EMPLOYER: Kindred RehabCare

JOB TITLE:  Physical Therapists

JOB LOCATION: Dumas, AR

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a Physical Therapist / PT you will:

  • Put your physical therapy skills to work where they’re really needed -evaluate a patient’s condition, develop a treatment plan, and help them get better, day by day. You’ll also instruct the nursing staff and the patient’s families on follow-through programs that build on the progress they’ve made.
  • Communicate patient progress or problems to supervisor and other team members; assist with patient scheduling and post charges daily to patient records.
  • Document patient care in accordance with RehabCare, regulatory, licensing, payer and accrediting requirements. 
  • Instruct patient’s family or nursing staff in follow-through programs.
  • Maintain equipment and work area in a safe and clean condition.
  • Make presentations to support marketing efforts, at team conferences and in-services.
  • Handle job responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, appropriate professional standard and applicable state/federal laws.

QUALIFICATIONS:

As a Physical Therapist / PT you will have:

  • Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy program.
  • Minimum of one year physical therapy experience preferred.
  • Current and unrestricted Physical Therapy license in the state where services are rendered.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO APPLY.


EMPLOYER: Pactiv

JOB TITLE: First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

JOB LOCATION: Pine Bluff, AR 71603

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The ideal candidate has many duties that encompass meeting the demands of the pulping area. Our process manager will lead by example taking the initiative.

Essential Functions:

  • Troubleshooting quality issues
  • Learning key operating parameters
  • Solving production issues
  • Assisting with shutdowns, start-ups, etc.
  • Running trials
  • Networking with vendors and operators
  • Recommending new chemicals and equipment
  • Monitoring key variables
  • Collecting and analyzing data
  • Collaborating with engineers, managers, operators
  • Working independently
  • Working in teams

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO APPLY.


EMPLOYER: PRIDE Industries

JOB TITLE: First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers

JOB LOCATION: Little Rock, AR 72204

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under broad supervision, supervises the daily work of custodial staff and manages outside custodial contracts at various facilities. Employees in this job class perform a variety of functions to assure facilities are clean and free of safety hazards. This job class requires knowledge of custodial practices, contract management, working with developmentally disabled and/or physically challenged adults, and the ability to organize and manage multiple projects.

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EVENT: Watershed Job Fair

DATE & TIME: May 13, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

LOCATION:
3701 Springer Blvd.
Little Rock, AR

The Watershed is hosting a job fair. The following employers are confirmed:

  • UAMS
  • BPL Plasma
  • Delta Plastics
  • CSS Staffing
  • DHS 
  • United Family Services
  • People Ready
  • Union Pacific
  • Manpower Temp
  • Custom Craft
  • Whedco 
  • Little Rock & North Little Rock Workforce Services
  • Better Community Developers

The Baptist Health Community Outreach program will distribute free COVID-19 vaccinations to the general public.

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