Saturday, August 27, 2011

Job Announcements as of Aug 26 2011

These job openings were sent to me - please review the announcements for the points of contact.  Good luck!

SOCOM Course Coordinator

Spectrum is seeking qualified, highly skilled individuals to perform as Language Course Coordinators for Special Operations Forces  personnel which may cover multiple languages. The instruction will include language courses using communicative, student-centered, and/or task-based foreign or second language teaching strategies for adults. This is a supervision and management position for multiple courses and instructors. Full time positions are available in multiple locations. Qualified candidates at large sites will report to an on-site manager and at smaller sites may report to a remote manager.
         In charge of the day-to-day management of training, supervision of classes, monitoring, and counseling/guidance of students.
         Responsible for oversight of the language and cultural training classes, including overall supervision and coordination of work.
         Responsible for frequent monitoring of classroom instruction (weekly or more often for instructors assigned) and evaluation of instructors, managing the classroom and teaching methodology.  Recommends and implements corrective action as needed.
         Responsible for researching, evaluating and ordering of new curriculum materials, supplies and equipment.
         Coordinates curriculum committees and advisory boards to relate curriculum materials to specific subject area and student needs, and to maintain continuity of instruction.
         Work with USG POCs as required insuring training agendas are achieved. 
         Serve as teacher trainers, helping teachers become experts in their subject areas and selecting what areas to concentrate on in their classes.
         Establish and maintain a working relationship with military POCs to insure future development of the program.
         Oversee personnel providing technical support for language labs and admin support for records.
         Provide counseling and guidance to students and interface with the local military POCs to resolve issues.
         Responsible for tracking class metrics and produce weekly and monthly reports for consolidation.
Responsible for evaluating and tracking metrics on enrollments, attendance, student progress, scheduling, and other weekly and monthly reports, etc. 
         Assists in monitoring and implementation of a “quality assurance” program which includes periodic monitoring, assessment and corrective action.
          Stays abreast of trends in curriculum development and instructional aids and methods, serving as a resource for teachers.
         Become experts on training standards set by the USG, the Defense Language Institute and the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.
         Represents the company as required on-site with appropriate government personnel.
         Qualified candidates may be required to observe and travel of off-site training.
         Assists the Site Manager to maintain accountability of all expenses, company and Government Furnished Equipment and other resources.
         Assists the Site Manager with all Task Orders, requirements determination, and invoicing procedures within the program.
         Assists the Site Manager and Instructors with development and conduct of training.
 Main locations are:  Fort Bragg, NC; San Diego, CA; Norfolk, VA; Hurlbert Field, FL; Camp LeJeune, NC; and Camp Pendleton, CA.
         Associates Degree in a Humanities discipline.
         Must be eligible to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance
         Working proficiency in a second language desired with (a language rating of Interagency Language Roundtable level 2 / 2 /2 or ACTFL Advanced-High) in speaking, reading and listening modalities.
         Must have completed formal study of the English Language with sufficient proficiency of at least level 2 as measured by the Test of English as a Foreign Language or a score of no less than 79 on the English Comprehension Level (ECL) test.
         At least 2 yrs recent of experience with instruction; or training management.  
         2 years of related Served as a Staff NCO or an Company Grade Officer in the US Armed Forces (with an Honorable Discharge)
         Live within 60 miles of the Military Installation
         Experience with developing, coaching, and mentoring staff
         Bachelor's Degree
         Current Top Secret Clearance
         Graduate of a Service School Instructor Certification Course
         Proficiency in a second language acquired in an academic environment
          Ability to show an inspirational leadership style that promotes innovation and collaboration and fosters commitment
         Possession of excellent influencing and problem-solving
         Able to work with culturally diverse and sensitive populations
         Able to deal with diverse personalities and requests on a large and fast paced environment
         Ability to perform as a results-oriented individual
         Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (intermediate to expert) – to include Outlook
Please contact:
Capt. (USN Ret) David Jones


Two locations:  Damn Neck and Whidbey Island WA.  Preference to Ranger/SOF veterans, then veterans.  Contact for information.

Position Duties:

* Perform system administration on Windows and Linux systems in a Virtual and physical environment with hands on approach supporting production resources.
* Install, maintain, and support all variants of Windows, Red Hat, Fedora, Debian, CentOS, servers and workstations and applications loaded on them.
* Specific applications and services that are supported but not limited to; Squid proxy, Apache, IIS, WSUS, Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, MYSQL, PHP, AutoFS, SSH, NFS, SAMBA, and LVM.
* Troubleshoot basic end to end networking problems involving switches, routers, workstations, servers, VLANS, and other IT devices and or services.
* Create, update and maintain documentation related to system administration processes and procedures.
* Creating and management of users and groups in a Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange 2003 environment.
* Tracking and resolving local user hardware and software issues.
* Performing regular maintenance duties such as patching, upgrades, and migrations.
* Maintaining inventory of organizational hardware and software assets.
* Working with low voltage cabling to include pulling, terminating, and testing CAT 5 cable.
* Testing and implementation of new hardware and/ or software features and services.
* Focus on IA and DIACAP requirements to maintain AO and IAO status of systems
* Knowledge of DoD 8500 Series, NIST and certification requirements required to keep systems in compliance

Position Requirements:

* Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level Security Clearance
* Must be a United States Citizen
* Able to integrate with new technology and find better avenues to improve current IT services and or hardware.
* Must be highly motivated and possess a mid-level skill set in Windows Systems Administration
* Must possess strong troubleshooting, analytical and communication skills.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Strong attention to details
* Strong work ethic and commitment to quality
* Ability to write or work with Technical writers to create testing documents and/or procedure manuals
* Strong organizational skills, ability to self govern and multi-task
* Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multi-task and balance multiple goals and priorities.
* Ability to work with others in a highly collaborative environment
* Willingness to work overtime on an as needed basis
* Possible Travel (less than 15%)

Education and Experience:

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field preferred
* Minimum of three years of relevant experience
* DoD 8570.1M IAT / IAM level 3 certification
* Strong computer hardware and software background
* Knowledge of Open Source IT technology alternatives a plus


Procter & Gamble's Iowa City Beauty & Grooming facility has posted a requisition on its external P&G website for a very limited number of Production Technician positions.  This posting will be used to fill immediate opportunities in November/December 2011.  If you have friends/relatives interested in P&G employment, please share the following information with them in order to apply on-line.

Production Technician - Job Number    MFG00003088


P&G is seeking applicants to fill the following positions at its Iowa City facility:

Production Technician - Job Number MFG00003088
A high school diploma or GED is required. Starting wage is $16.68/hr.

Production technicians work rotating shifts. Production occurs on all 7 days of the week.  P&G offers competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package. For a more detailed job description and to apply, go to  Carefully read information posted on each screen as you follow the steps listed below:

1) Select "Careers" from tab at top of screen
2) Locate "Find Apply for a Job" on right side of screen
3) Click on "Enter Here"
4) Under "Find and Apply for Jobs" locate "OR Enter Job Number," enter MFG00003088, click on "Search"
5) Click on "Search for Jobs" toward bottom of screen, then "Manufacturing-Production Technician-Iowa City, IA
6) Read the Job Description. Click on "Apply Online"
7) Click on "New User"
8) Enter information, click on "Register", follow prompts

Applications are accepted via the Internet ONLY at Communication with applicants is via e-mail, so please use an active account.  NO phone calls please.

Women, Minorities, Veterans and the Disabled are encouraged to apply.
Procter & Gamble is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Deputy Manager of Aviation Operations at Denver International Airport (DIA, Extended)


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