Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)
Portland, OR, USA
About this role….
As NWEA’s Production Coordinator, you will serve Content Solutions as a member of the Content Services Team. You will ensure that all needs related to item and test production for customized/localized content are addressed quickly and comprehensively. In addition, you work will be largely dedicated to supporting Spanish content production and you will be an internal expert to guide vendors and contractors in customized media production work. Your professional experience in K-12 education, content fulfillment and quality control, along with your proficiency in Spanish will be most beneficial in this role.
About the Content Services team….
The Content Services team develops, produces and publishes content for the full range of NWEA product offerings. It leverages an array of expertise across content and production staff to perform the assessment development functions, as well as the management of outside contractors and vendors.
Your next challenge….
• Gather specified requirements for customized/localized production work from Assessment Products and Solutions teams and collaborate to understand specified processes and mechanisms for completing all production work related to customized content development needs. • Oversee new item writing and translation fulfillment, serving as a point of contact for customized content vendors and contractors to ensure that processes are followed, and high-quality content is delivered. • Gain familiarity with customized/localized style guides and glossaries, and any additional specified customization for specific projects, efforts, and initiatives. • Define vendor and contractor needs in support of customized/localized production efforts and assist in screening for defined skillsets. • Perform or oversee quality control activities for customized/localized content, including reviewing alternate item text descriptors and other content for grammar, spelling, punctuation, usage, syntax, and other translation errors, in addition to style guide adherence. • Perform quality control activities on customized/localized tests, including QC of tests in a student testing environment and correct item display in tests. • Ensure that customized/localized items and tests are tracked and managed appropriately given any unique processes and procedures that may be required and specified by Assessment Products and Solutions teams. • Support production of customized/localized paper/pencil assessments as needed. • Communicate processes and procedures to media producers for new customized/localized efforts and collaborate with other internal experts to ensure proper knowledge transfer for success. • Coordinate customized/localized media production work and resources externally and cross-organizationally, including working with Design and Creative Services as needed for fulfillment.
Traits for success….
• Strong understanding and/or ability to quickly learn processes, tools, applications, software, and systems for Content Production • Bilingual in English-Spanish, with ability to edit and proof Spanish materials • Proficiency with spreadsheets, tracking, data management, and project management tools • Excellent problem-solving skills • Strong attention to and affinity for detail and quality • Ability to apply consistent and scalable techniques in all production activities • Strong organizational and time-management skills, including the ability to plan ahead to prevent future problems, track commitments and timelines, attend to multiple tasks/project simultaneously, and handle competing priorities appropriately. • Willingness to collaborate around how to best accomplish key tasks • Ability to communicate effectively in a timely manner using a variety of communication methods • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of professionals
Education and experience
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field required; equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered in lieu of a degree • Minimum two years’ related experience; experience in assessment, educational publishing, and/or editing preferred. • Bilingual in English-Spanish with ability to proof Spanish materials is highly preferred • Experience or demonstrated interest in the field of education preferred
NWEA™ is a research-based, not-for-profit organization that supports students and educators worldwide by creating assessment solutions that precisely measure growth and proficiency—and provide insights to help tailor instruction. For 40 years, NWEA has developed innovative Pre-K–12 assessments, including our flagship interim assessment, MAP® Growth™; our progress monitoring and skills mastery tool, MAP® Skills™; and the OECD Test for Schools (based on PISA). Educators trust our professional learning offerings to accelerate student learning and our research to support assessment validity and data interpretation. Our tools are trusted by educators in 140 countries and more than half the schools in the U.S.
What we can offer you….
At NWEA we not only offer a competitive base salary, we offer a 15% contribution of eligible employees’ base salary to a defined contribution 403(b) retirement savings plan; career development opportunities; an awesome work culture and environment; we also offer industry leading benefits and perks that are focused on supporting our employees’ holistic wellbeing. To learn more about what we can offer more, click here
Connect with us……
NWEA™ endeavors to make www.nwea.org accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please call us at (503) 624-1951 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information. This is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
NWEA™ is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please visit the EEOC website
San Diego Association of Governments - SANDAG
Otay Mesa, San Diego, CA, USA
Perform maintenance repair work such as electrical, mechanical, carpentry, concrete, painting, plumbing, building repair, installation and removal of signage, and cleanup; operate both light and heavy machinery including backhoes, fork lifts, and excavators.
Maintain, install, repair, and re-configure a variety of electrical and mechanical system components, communications equipment, including remote sensors and related hardware; troubleshoot and repair electric irrigation systems.
Assist with weekly, monthly, and annual preventative maintenance on equipment.
Participate in developing or updating standard operating procedures; provide recommendations and implement changes to ensure safe and effective processes and procedures are in place.
Understand and interpret instructions, blueprints, specifications, product directions, and operating procedures; maintain hard copy and/or electronic documents and records.
Experience and Qualifications Candidates should possess a high school diploma, or equivalent, and two years of recent experience in technical maintenance and repair or a related field. Key qualifications include:
Knowledge of the methods, practices, and tools used in general facility maintenance; experience with trades such as carpentry, concrete, painting, and plumbing.
Experience installing and maintaining electrical and mechanical systems, communication systems and system components including sensors, power supplies, network equipment and related hardware.
Experience operating a variety of hand and power tools and heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner; experience performing locksmith duties is desirable; experience driving a vehicle with a trailer.
Knowledge of facility maintenance hazards and safety precautions, including applicable OSHA standards.
Ability to perform effective troubleshooting, anticipate and diagnose problems, identify possible solutions, and resolve the problem or recommend the most appropriate solution.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers, read and interpret standard operating procedures, instructions, and landscaping and construction plans, including blueprints and schematics.
A working knowledge of the Windows operating system; experience using the Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Demonstrated ability to work outdoors and perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy items, standing for extended periods of time, bending, climbing, or walking, indoors or outdoors; the final candidate can anticipate a pre-employment physical where the ability to move 50-pound boxes and other heavy items must be demonstrated.
Possession of a valid California driver’s license or the ability to obtain one. The final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment driving record check, and annual driving record checks will be a condition of employment.
The candidate selected for this position must successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background investigation and credit history verification; periodic re-checking of criminal background and credit history will be a condition of employment.
Salary and Benefits The Maintenance Field Technician position has a pay rate of $22.22 to $35.55 per hour; the starting pay rate will depend on the qualifications and experience of the candidate. SANDAG offers health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Employees are provided with paid time off in addition to paid holidays. Contributions to financial security are provided through a pension plan. How to Apply
Submit a completed Employment Application which can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website. Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing email@example.com . See our Careers / How to Apply webpage for additional information. This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will begin on Friday, July 13, 2018 . Further Information In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), SANDAG will accommodate persons who require assistance in order to apply for a position at SANDAG. Applicants requiring an accommodation due to a disability during any stage of the recruitment, including requesting this document and related materials in an alternative format, should make their needs known by contacting Human Resources at (619) 699-1900, (619) 699-1904 (TTY), fax (619) 699-6905, or firstname.lastname@example.org . In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, applicants hired by SANDAG must show acceptable proof of identity and evidence of authorization to work in the United States.
SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey
Flemington, NJ, USA
Are you looking for a full-time Registered Nurse (RN) position that allows you to connect with your patients, to see their outcomes first-hand, and to see the difference you are making in their lives? Our Registered Nurses (RN) are offered a unique opportunity to actively participate in patient care, complete their own scheduling, as well as having the ability to work independently while still being a part of our multidisciplinary team.
Responsibilities for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Home Health Care:
Provide direct patient care within your territory.
Utilize the nursing process to assess, diagnose, plan, implement, and evaluate the plan of care
Work alongside all other disciplines to ensure most appropriate and comprehensive care is being provided
One weekend per month (day off the week before and after to compensate)
On-call evenings once per quarter (off the day after to compensate)
Qualifications for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Home Health Care:
Bachelors degree in Nursing is preferred
Valid NJ Nursing License is required
Valid NJ Drivers License and reliable car is required
Home Health experience preferred but not essential
This full-time Registered Nurse (RN) position offers excellent benefits with competitive salaries, extensive opportunity for growth and comprehensive medical, dental, prescription, PTO and Sick time packages.
Please include a cover letter stating your GPA and expected salary with your application.
The VNANNJ is an EEOE/M/F/V/D in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Missouri Department of Conservatioin
APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED TO FILL UP TO A TEN MEMBER CLASS FOR CONSERVATION AGENT TRAINEES SCHEDULED TO BEGIN APRIL 1, 2019 . TRAINEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO RESIDE IN DEPARTMENT PROVIDED HOUSING IN JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI DURING THE TRAINING.
Conservation Agent Trainees will be paid $3,289.00 monthly during the training period and are eligible for benefits. Upon successful completion of training, Conservation Agent Trainees will be eligible for a pay increase and will receive an assignment to a county in the state.
**All applications must be submitted by August 5, 2018, at http://www.mdc.mo.gov/about/jobs.
**Any applications submitted through external links will not be reviewed.
All correspondence for this position will be via email. On the submitted application, select email as the “preferred method of contact” and list an up-to-date email address for notifications.
College transcripts must be sent to Human Resources, P. O. Box 180, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102. Application and transcripts must be received in the Central Office at Jefferson City, Missouri by AUGUST 5, 2018 .
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
RESOURCE LAW ENFORCEMENT
Field patrol; check hunting-fishing activity for Wildlife Code violations; special investigations; investigation of reported violations; enforce state laws within statutory jurisdiction; assists in prosecution of persons apprehended for violating laws and regulations; other pertinent enforcement responsibilities.
PUBLIC RELATIONS AND EDUCATION
Adult and youth meetings; hunter safety instruction; radio and TV programs; fairs and exhibits; newspaper articles; fishing reports for radio and newspaper releases; meeting with schools, sportsmen's clubs and other organizations.
Wildlife censuses and surveys; investigation of wildlife damage complaints; landowner habitat improvement information; wildlife disease investigations and reports; other duties directly related to wildlife management.
Pollution investigations; inspection of farm ponds for fish stocking; assistance in fish distribution; fish rescue; management of community lakes, public access points, etc.; lake and pond management information for owners; other duties directly related to fisheries management.
Forestry development with private landowners; forestry arson investigation; other duties directly related to forest management.
OTHER DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES
Assistance in land acquisition investigations; assistance with selection of permit distributing agents; equipment maintenance; in-service training programs; emergency public services including first aid, assistance at drownings, flood rescues, etc.; and other duties representing the Department. EOE
For more job details, please contact the hiring supervisor, Cheryl Fey, at 573-751-4115 ext. 3819 or at Cheryl.Fey@mdc.mo.gov .
Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry, Fisheries Management, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Conservation, Natural Resources Conservation, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Agriculture, or other related Biological Sciences, or closely related Natural Resource subjects.
Prior to being accepted into the training class, all individuals must demonstrate ability and proficiency in essential physical endeavors such as the following:
Run for sustained periods of time (over two minutes)
Run up and down stairs
Crawl under obstacles
Jump and vault over obstacles
Lift and carry light (under 25 lbs.) to heavy (over 100 lbs.) for specified distances
Lift and carry victims
Extract victims from automobiles and buildings
Drag victims or suspects
Push vehicles off roadway
Use of force by pushing and pulling in self defense situations for a designated period of time
Bend to enter and exit vehicles and watercraft
Bend and twist in use of force situations
For a printable version of the frequently asked questions regarding the physical fitness test, go to
CORE COMPETENCIES AND SPECIAL ABILITY REQUIREMENTS :
Use firearms and pass a qualification test using a Department-issued sidearm.
Operate a motor vehicle and obtain a Missouri Driver License by the date of employment.
Learn to swim.
Have eyesight corrected to 20/20 in both eyes.
Lift small boats, outboard motors, canoes and remove deer killed by automobiles from highways.
Work out-of-doors in extreme hot or cold temperatures.
Observe and classify wildlife species, fish species, trees and common insects and identify diseases inherent to trees and insects.
Analyze data and apply relevant wildlife, fisheries and forest management principles to the solution of problems.
Express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Enforce wildlife laws firmly and tactfully, with respect for the rights of others.
Create public awareness of and involvement in fish, forest and wildlife programs and to provide leadership to the public in this activity.
Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with elected officials, members of the press, educators, community leaders, courts, representatives from related agencies and the general public.
Walk in rough terrain.
Make independent decisions and act quickly and decisively on the determined course of action.
Work under stress for prolonged periods.
Utilize and maintain issued equipment.
Teach conservation and related subjects to the public.
Work varied hours including Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
These positions are part of an Apprenticeship Program and are not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Employees must agree to accept compensatory time off in lieu of cash payments for straight time earned in accordance with the Department’s Compensatory Time Off and Overtime policy.
Smoking is prohibited in all owned, rented or leased Department of Conservation offices, buildings, and similar facilities, in Department aircraft, and in vehicles.
The Department of Conservation will hire only United States citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete an "Employment Eligibility Verification" (Form I-9) and produce requested documentation after employment.
Candidates seeking initial employment or re-employment must authorize and give permission for the Department to conduct an extensive pre-employment background check of judicial records, including but not limited to MULES, NCIC, employment records, social media and any other available records.
This may also include a polygraph exam.
Candidates seeking initial employment or re-employment must meet or exceed Protection Division’s mandatory physical fitness test requirements. To find these requirements go to https://mdc.mo.gov/sites/default/files/downloads/17943.pdf
Candidates seeking initial employment or re-employment must submit to a drug screen following offer of employment and a psychological fitness and aptitude evaluation following conditional offer of employment.
All persons employed with the state of Missouri shall file all state income tax forms and pay all state income taxes owed.