City of Portland
1120 Southwest 5th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States
Job Title Right of Way Agent II
Closing Date/Time Mon. 08/21/17 4:30 PM Pacific Time
Salary $26.91 - $34.33 Hourly
The City of Portland is seeking a Right of Way Agent II in the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Right of Way Agents II perform technical work in right-of-way acquisition under general supervision in a team environment and are responsible for negotiating with property owners to acquire easements, dedications, and property for public projects; writing legal descriptions; preparing and recording conveyance documents; managing outside professional service contracts for appraisal and title reports; and, managing the street vacation process between City Bureaus, outside agencies and the public, including presentations to City Council. Additionally, Right of Way Agents II develop and maintain bureau real estate management records, such as database of property ownership; use technological tools to increase productivity and effectiveness; prepare and negotiate lease agreements; research public deed records; coordinate the release of unnecessary easements; and prepare ordinances and Director's reports for City Council consideration. Fieldwork may include on-site meetings with property owners and information gathering at public outreach meetings. Although the current vacancy is in the Portland Bureau of Transportation, other City bureaus may use this recruitment to fill future vacancies.
For more information, or to apply, please visit http://bit.ly/2vI6lZq
Portland, OR, United States
Sonetics is the leader in team communication solutions that enhance productivity, safety, and effectiveness of work teams in aviation, firefighting, public works, marine, construction, and industrial operations. Sonetics pioneered the development of hands-free wireless headsets which allow team members to stay in continuous contact, and ensures that all team members can hear and be heard, even in the most challenging environments.
We are currently looking for a Controller to head up our Finance and IT team and serve as a member of our leadership team. In this role, you will be responsible for all financial management, including corporate accounting, financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation for Sonetics Corporation and its subsidiaries, Flightcom and Firecom, in order to manage corporate resources, achieve strategic goals, and meet regulatory requirements. Additional job responsibilities include:
Guide financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures
Monitor and confirm financial condition by conducting audits; providing information to external auditors.
Maximize return, and limits risk, on cash by minimizing bank balances; making investments.
Prepare budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans.
Recommend and manage key benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating results.
Oversee accounting operations including accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll.
Manage closing of general ledger and prepare financial statements, maintain schedules of key general ledger accounts and prepare variance analysis including written analysis of company operating results.
Maintain fixed asset records, track purchases and disposals of all fixed assets.
Manage company relationships with all external financial and legal resources (such as banks, auditors, CPA firm, lessors, consultants, attorneys, contractors) in order to meet regulatory requirements, create a favorable business position, and meet strategic corporate needs.
Oversee daily operations of the accounting department.
Manage service providers for payroll, benefits administration and related areas
Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
As a Controller, you have a Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration (preference for Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations). You have 8+ years of progressive accounting experience, with at least 3 years as a Controller and manager in a manufacturing and/or distribution environment.
In addition, you have the ability to multi-task and manage conflicting priorities, you are analytical, detail oriented, have excellent communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve results. Your skillset includes:
Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
Financial statement preparation
General ledger processing and the month-end/year end close process
Cost accounting knowledge for manufacturing and distribution
Financial reporting and demonstrated skills in problem solving and project management
Experience implementing new systems, policies, procedures, and controls
Strong ERP system experience, NetSuite preferred
Highly effective individual who can work independently with excellent organizational skills
Demonstrated effective team leader and direct supervision skills
Superior internal customer service focus and ability to build effective relationships
The right candidate will have a unique opportunity to become part of a highly successful team focused on growing our company. Our culture places a high value on customer focus, innovation, engagement and integrity. We offer a competitive and comprehensive package as well as the opportunity to be empowered and to make a difference.
City of Portland
Portland, OR, United States
Exercise & Training Specialist
SALARY: $5144.00 to $6857.00 Monthly
CLOSES: 08/28/17 04:30 PM
Under general supervision by the Operations Manager, the purpose of the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management's ( PBEM ) Exercise and Training Program is to ensure Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) readiness by developing and maintaining protocols and aligned software applications for working in the ECC; training ECC responders and City staff, developing, conducting and evaluating exercises designed to test and enhance the City's capabilities. For more information and to apply, please visit www.portlandoregon.gov/jobs .
University of Nevada, Reno
University of Nevada, Reno, North Virginia Street, Reno, NV, United States
Do you enjoy working in a college setting? We invite you to become a part of our University. We have three openings for Financial Aid Advisors. The incumbent will advise and counsel students and parents on all aspects of aid programs, eligibility, budgeting, financial planning strategies, and academic progress and shares responsibility for delivering excellent customer service as a member of a team of advisors. The incumbent processes aid applications, packages financial aid, administers aid programs, and monitors student eligibility within the context of federal, state and institutional regulations. Specific duties may be assigned as defined below. The position reports to one of the financial aid Assistant Directors depending upon the advisor’s specific program assignments. The position will be responsible for helping students/parents successfully apply and receive federal, state and institutional financial aid. Responsibilities may include verification, Return to Title IV (R2T4), alternative loan and debt program, quality assurance, direct loan and special programs.
The University of Nevada, Reno is the land grant institution for the state of Nevada with a growing student enrollment approaching 22,000 with 35% of our student body from traditionally underrepresented populations. The University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Recently recognized as an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution ( HIS ), the university is also recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report (6ht year in a row).The university is located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada and in the middle of the nation’s next new College Town, the City of Reno. The University of Nevada, Reno is just a short distance from the state capitol, the beautiful Lake Tahoe area, numerous state and national parks. Also, the City of Reno is less than a 4 hours’ drive from San Francisco.
Range 1 Qualifications-Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and one year of experience related to the position or a Master’s degree.
Range 2 Qualifications-Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and three years of professional experience or a Master’s degree and two years of professional experience related to the position to include one year of financial aid experience in higher education.
Fore more information and to apply, please visit https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/25084
EEO /AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. EEO /AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.