Professional Service Jobs for Veterans

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE JOBS

For Palm Beach County Veterans

TITLE:

Mechanic

LOCATION

Greenacres

DESCRIPTION:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
(The duties listed are intended to serve as an example of the typical functions performed.They are not exclusive or all-inclusive and will vary with assignments.)

  • Performs preventive maintenance and general repairs on vehicles, heavy duty trucks and equipment. Inspects, tests, diagnoses, and repairs vehicle/equipment systems and components.
  • Inspects, diagnoses and repairs cooling, fuel, lighting, electrical, hydraulic and exhaust systems.
  • Conducts diagnostic computer testing to assist in identifying electrical or mechanical problems, and consults with supervisor about repairs.
  • Repairs/overhauls gasoline and diesel engine equipment.
  • Performs general welding work, including cutting, fabricating, and repairing metal.
  • Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep tools, equipment, and facility clean and organized.
  • Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment and personal protection equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety.
  • Responds to after-hours service calls as needed.
  • Maintains a variety of shop repair records and report logs.
  • Organizes, cleans and maintains a safe work area.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of vehicle and equipment maintenance and repairs.
  • Methods, materials, equipment and tools used in gasoline and diesel engine repair and maintenance.
  • Repair and maintenance of various mechanical, electrical, cooling, exhaust and hydraulic systems.
  • Methods and techniques of welding and fabrication.
  • Occupational hazards, environmental regulations and compliance, and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Basic computer skills such as data entry, electronic (email) communication, and word processing.

Ability to:

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot vehicle and equipment operation issues.
  • Utilize common hand, power, and pneumatic tools and equipment.
  • Drive trucks/vehicles with trailers.
  • Operate various types of mechanical equipment including, but not limited to landscaping equipment, mowers, small tractors, aerial lifts, water tanker and pump, backhoe/front loaders, clam shell/knuckle boom loaders.
  • Work in the absence of close supervision.
  • Employer check references.
  • Maintain standards for professional and ethical conduct.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, public agencies, vendors and the general public.
  • Communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Follow safety rules and regulations of the Department and the City.
  • Support the Department's and City's Mission, Values and Goals.

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform efficiently.
  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience in the maintenance and repair of light, medium, and heavy-duty gasoline and diesel vehicles, and related equipment.
  • Possession of multiple ASE certifications desired or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment.
  • Possess FEMA ICS 100 and IS 700 emergency management certifications or ability to acquire within six (6) months of employment.
  • Possess a Florida CDL Class B License with air-brake and water tanker endorsement or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment.

 

TO APPLY:

Contact Charles Williams at (561) 340-1060, ext. 2472 and ask about JOB ORDER # 10690900

SALARY:

$17.90 – 27.12 Per Hour

  

TITLE:

Charter Bus Driver

LOCATION

West Palm Beach

DESCRIPTION:

Must be able to accurately navigate throughout city and state, courteous and professional able to work with a diverse market, prompt and professional, able to use technology to track hours and mileage, required to maintain cleanliness of the inside of the buses, understand basic mechanics of operating a bus, must pre and post check buses.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 years of charter bus driving experience
  • B Class CDL license with passenger endorsement
  • Undergo random drug tests
  • Undergo school board background check
  • Possesspeople skills
  • Customer service and organizational skills
  • Maintain a professional and neat appearance

 

TO APPLY:

Contact Charles Williams at (561) 340-1060, ext. 2472 and ask about JOB ORDER # 10690090

SALARY:

$15 - $20 Per Hour

  

TITLE:

Shift / Team Leader

LOCATION:

Boca Raton

DESCRIPTION:

SUMMARY:

 

Assist the management team in achieving restaurant operational goals, annual sales, and profit plan. Responsible for the same duties as hourly employees, but in a leadership capacity by performing some of the same duties as the AM, with the exception of the hiring and termination of team members.

 

JOB DUTIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Directs and supervises restaurant hourly team members on assigned shift to ensure product quality, operational efficiency, and optimum guest service.
  • Assists in planning and supervising completion of all job task assignments and ensures adherence with safety, food safety, sanitation and security procedures.
  • Utilize all company-training tools to provide hourly team members with training in all aspects of the restaurant operation.
  • Assist the management team in maintaining restaurant equipment and facility per company guidelines; contacts General Manager to inform about needed repairs to equipment in restaurant.
  • Performs regular administrative tasks including: Register and safe audits, deposit of company funds, proper accounting of restaurant funds, reporting of all guest and employee accidents. Investigates, resolves and responds to guest complaints.
  • Attend regularly scheduled store, market and company meetings, training sessions and stay current with all federal, state and local certifications (alcohol, food safety, etc.).
  • Recommend disciplinary action for hourly team members
  • Monitors the interior/exterior cleanliness of the restaurant at all times and initiates clean-up as needed.
  • Performs other related activities in accordance with policies and procedures as assigned by management.

PHYSICAL:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel, and also to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 6 months of restaurant experience.
  • Must have customer service skills and be able to perceive and react to the needs of others.
  • Must have written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to read company instructions, orders on screen/receipts and written materials.
  • Ability to operate cash register, basic mathematical skills.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Must pass Shift/Team Leader training and be certified.

 

TO APPLY:

Contact Loma Westcarth at (561) 340-1060, ext. 2331 and ask about JOB ORDER # 10689434

SALARY:

$8.50 - $12.00 Per Hour

  

TITLE:

Service Technician

LOCATION:

West Palm Beach

DESCRIPTION:

Pest Technician Summary:

 

The ideal candidate will work in a fast-paced environment. Is responsible for the overall experience of our customers and ensuring total Customer Satisfaction. Compares and evaluates possible customer service solutions and recommends a customized service plan for customers that best meet their needs.

 

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Spray or release chemical solutions and set traps to kill pests and vermin, such as mice, termites, and roaches that infest buildings and surrounding areas. Inspect and services termite monitoring stations.
  • Maintain and build customer relationships.

Benefits:

 

Medical, Dental, and Vision, Paid Life Insurance, Vacation - Holidays - Sick Days, Short & Long Term Disability,401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, Tuition Reimbursement Program

Requirements:

  • Experience in Account Management, Customer Service, or work in the Service Industry is a plus.
  • A valid Florida Driver's License is required.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Company conducts criminal background checks.

 

TO APPLY:

Contact Loma Westcarth at (561) 340-1060, ext. 2331 and ask about JOB ORDER # 10689260

SALARY:

$30,000 - $40,000 Annual Salary

  

TITLE:

Senior Analyst, Contract Administration

LOCATION:

Jupiter

DESCRIPTION:

Essential Job Functions

  • Plan, conduct and direct projects or major phases of significant project assignment, coordinating the efforts of internal stakeholders in the performance of assigned activities. Administers moderate to large contracts of great complexity. Independently negotiates with the customer contract terminology, pricing, technical requirements, scope and terms. Recommends contract changes, including major revisions and coordinates the preparation and final negotiation of change orders, supplemental agreements, price re-determination, etc. affecting the life of the contract. Ensure compliance with regulatory and company requirements to protect the company.
  • Monitors internal progress of contracts with various business units to ensure fulfillment of contract requirements. Monitors and reviews for completeness, accuracy and conformance with Federal and Defense procurement regulations and company procedural requirements.
  • Prepares all necessary internal reports for management and periodic reports to customer contracting officers/buyers as required.
  • Assists in developing policies, procedures and practices relating to contract administration.

Veterans urged to apply

We are an EEO/AAP Company: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, Veteran status, disability or national origin.

Requirements

  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate discipline and six (6) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Additional Requirements:

  • Understanding of contract requirements and ability to manage these requirements in accordance with company Directives and procedures to meet Program goals.
  • Understanding and application of government contract administration principles, concepts, practices and standards.
  • Direct experience related to proposal preparation, contract negotiations, contract administration and government regulations.
  • Ability to quantify an issue/situation and then become actively involved in developing an action plan to achieve a successful result and covering all aspects of the given situation.
  • Capable of guiding your team through contractual matters using your contract experience and company command media knowledge.
  • Knowledge of personal computer applications.
  • Oral and written communication skills to interact with leadership representing outside organizations and/or within the company.
  • Ability to work well under constantly changing deadlines and priorities.
  • Adept at handling/administering constructive changes.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • 4 years of experience working on Department of Defense production and development contracts in a programmatic environment.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing environment highly desired.
  • Possess a working understanding of FAR and DFAR.

 

TO APPLY:

Contact Brenda Gosselin at (561) 340-1060, ext. 2353 and ask about JOB ORDER # 10686505

SALARY:

Depends on Experience

 

TITLE:

Manager – Systems Requirements, Integration and Risk

LOCATION:

Jupiter

DESCRIPTION:

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a major aerospace corporation responsible for the design, manufacture and operation of a number of critical US space and defense products, seeks a Manager for a full-time position in the Systems Requirements, Integration, and Risk discipline in West Palm Beach, FL.

This Systems Engineering management position provides leadership support and is accountable for the technical engineering management of AR rocket propulsion programs that require the design, development, verification and qualification of liquid booster/upper-stage rocket and air-breathing hypersonic rocket propulsion engines. This position requires knowledge and experience with Systems Engineering application in product development efforts for advanced defense and launch vehicle applications, with a focus on System Requirements, Integration, and Risk (SRIR).

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

60% - Manager will provide leadership and direct technical support of AR product development efforts for both development and operational/production programs. These programs include liquid booster/upper stage rocket propulsion systems iand air-breathing hypersonic rocket systems. Additional duties include proposal and program support in requirements development, management, verification planning and compliance reporting; systems integration; and risk and opportunity management.

20% - Manager will perform functional management responsibilities, including program staffing, employee skill and career development, performance evaluations, salary planning, work prioritization and technical oversight of employee work product.

10% - Manager will be responsible and direct the development and implementation of Systems Engineering methods, standards, practices, and procedures; act as liaison between SRIR and other engineering disciplines and organizations.

10% - Manager will provide leadership for the design, development and implementation of product and process improvement and affordability activities. Routine reporting and communication with SRIR director and peer SRIR/engineering managers is also expected.

Requirements

  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related discipline and a minimum of 9 years of progressive experience in liquid and air-breathing rocket propulsion system development, systems engineering (requirements, integration, and risk/opportunity management) or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong technical and team-working skills required.
  • Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

 

TO APPLY:

Contact Brenda Gosselin at (561) 340-1060, ext. 2353 and ask about JOB ORDER # 10683763

SALARY:

Depends on Experience

 

TITLE:

Meat and Seafood Department Manager

LOCATION:

Palm Beach Gardens

DESCRIPTION:

Position Summary: The Meat & Seafood Manager is responsible for modeling the company's Mission, Conviction and Purpose, while training and developing a successful team within the Meat & Seafood Department. Overall responsibilities include adhering to the departments Standard Operating Procedures; meeting and exceeding financial goals including gross profit, shrink, sales, labor and department over-head. This person is responsible for ensuring a clean, organized, and safe work environment.

The Meat & Seafood Manager also acts as a key holder to support overall store operations.
This position requires one to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays.

Essential Functions

  1. Training & Development: Communicates the company's vision, standard operating procedures, merchandising guidelines, and financial goals to Team Members, with strong emphasis on customer service, safety and sanitation. Interviews, selects, trains, and supports team members with the goal of developing new leaders in the Meat & Seafood Department. Maintains a positive and professional work environment. Clearly defines and communicates expectations and standards for maintaining the fresh cases throughout the day. Continue to take the initiative to perfect craft through individual training and development.
  2. Production: Supervises and participates in the production of in-house meat cutting with extensive knowledge of meat and seafood varieties and cuts. Maintains proper presentation and display of quality meat and seafood items. Ensures high standards of quality control.
  3. Operational Tasks: Ordering and receiving deliveries; scheduling; checking daily and weekly sales/movement reports, shrink reports, emails and responding accordingly; conducting monthly department inventory. Continually find ways to reduce expenses.
  4. Merchandising: Develops and maintains attractive fresh meat and seafood cases by implementing Earth Fare merchandising guidelines.
  5. Department Conditions: Establishes cleanliness, sanitation, and overall organization of the department including all fixtures, storage, work stations, freezers, and coolers.


Environmental Conditions

  1. Works in a fast-paced environment with a focus on customer service.
  2. Will work in environments of extreme cold for extended periods of time (coolers & freezers).
  3. May travel periodically for meetings.

Physical Demands

  1. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. (In the event an item weighs over 50 pounds the Team Member should have another member of the team help lift the item).
  2. Must be able to bend, reach, stoop, kneel and squat.
  3. Must be able to push, pull, and maneuver heavy loads.
  4. Must be able to stand and be on one's feet the majority of the work day.
  5. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.

Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise

  1. Communication skills with the ability to train, coach in the moment, and lead people in a positive and professional manner.
  2. Organization, time management, and multi-tasking skills.
  3. Proficient knowledge of meat and seafood varieties and cuts.
  4. Understanding of food safety, sanitation, and proper use of knives, saws and other equipment used in meat and seafood preparation.
  5. Willingness to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
  6. Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Excel and Outlook. Ability to learn and use a Falcon hand-held computer scanner.
  7. Leadership experience managing a team of people.
  8. Desire to develop and grow your career with company.

Experience

  1. Proven success managing shrink, sales, gross-profit and total overhead of a department in a similar environment required.
  2. 2-3 years minimum experience as a professional meat cutter/butcher.
  3. 2-3 years minimum grocery retail experience within the Meat Department preferred.
  4. Perishable experience and OSHA ServSafe Certification preferred.

The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above may be acquired through levels of education and experience. However, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience, which provide an applicant with the listed knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job, is acceptable.

TO APPLY:

Contact Robin Parsons at (561) 340-1060, ext. 2303 and ask about JOB ORDER # 10685721

SALARY:

$18 - $20 Per Hour

 

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