September 2017 Newsletter

September 2017 Newsletter September

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OnAugust 28, 2017, posted in: Newsletter by

Nomination Period for Wakulla Area Business and Volunteer of the Year is Still Open

Nominations for business categories are now closed but, nominations for Wakulla Area Business and Volunteer categories are still open.

A banquet honoring the winners  will be held November 14, 2017 at the Wakulla Springs Lodge. 

Deadline for  nominations is Wednesday, October 11.

Please take this opportunity to submit your nominations and recognize an outstanding Wakulla business or someone that has been an outstanding volunteer in our community!  If you have any questions, please contact our office Petra@wakullacountychamber.com.

 

Nominate Volunteer of the Year here

Nominate Wakulla Area Business here

 
Note:  2016 winners may not be nominated in their winning category for a period of one year. Last year winner of area business was Kent’s Property Preservation LLC, and Volunteer of the Year was Sherrie Miller.

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OnAugust 28, 2017, posted in: Awards, News by

Job Opportunity

Job Opening: Administrative Assistant

 

The Florida State University Coastal & Marine Laboratory seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented full-time Administrative Assistant who will provide administrative support for the Director,the faculty, and the business manager (supervisor for this position). 

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLYING IS August 30, 2017 

Primary responsibilities:

Administrative support for the director: maintaining travel schedule, organizing meetings and taking meeting minutes for advisory groups, faculty, and staff meetings, organizing special events, and handling confidential assignments. 

  • Administrative support for the faculty and research staff: review of grant proposals for compliance with funding agency and FSU technical requirements, interacting with FSU Sponsored Research staff responsible for proposal submission, and facilitating effort certification reports for faculty and students.
  •  General office support includes: posting jobs and ensuring compliance with HR rules and guidelines while facilitating the screening, interviewing, and hiring process; ordering office supplies; distributing daily mail and sending out FedEx packages; serving as a back-up for P-card coding and reconciliation, Travel_Pay_Leave, and reservations.

Qualifications

  • A High School diploma or equivalency and two years of experience. Note: A combination of post high school education and experience equal to two years, is required.
  •  Must be highly detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize and organize assignments effectively and meet project deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010, especially Word and Excel (or comparable software).
  • Experience working in an office environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, math skills, and knowledge of collection and/or cash handling procedures.
  • Ability to perform assignments with minimal supervision.

Anticipated Salary Range – $23,000 – $29,300 negotiable commensurate with education and experience.  Full benefits in addition


Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior,owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

FSU is an AA/EEO employer. Female and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

The FSU Coastal & Marine Laboratory is located in St. Teresa, Florida, about 45 miles southwest of the FSU main campus.

 

To Apply, Visit jobs.fsu.edu and search for Job 42272

Posting Title: Administrative Assistant

 

 

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OnAugust 25, 2017, posted in: News by

Local Job Opportunity

Kangaroo Express is hiring cashiers and Cooks for Crawfordville location. Interested applicants can visit www.employflorida.com and read the job descriptions cashiers (search job number 10542378) and cooks (search job number 10542391) See and instructions to apply, which is to either walk in to our career center on 2932 Crawfordville Hwy. or by sending  resume via email to lee.collier@careersourcecapitalregion.com .

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OnAugust 24, 2017, posted in: News by

Ameris Bank Presents Wakulla Chamber 2017 Business Excellence Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                        
August 24, 2017
 
 
CONTACT:
Mary Wallace
(850) 926-1848
wakullacochamber@embarqmail.com

 
WAKULLA COUNTY CHAMBER AGAIN PARTNERS WITH AMERIS BANK
TO HONOR BUSINESS EXCELLENCE
 

CRAWFORDVILLE, FLA. – The Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Ameris Bank  will again be the Title Sponsor of the 2017 Wakulla County Chamber Business Excellence Awards.
 
“Sponsoring the Wakulla Chamber’s Business Excellence Awards is really a perfect fit for us,” said Tallahassee Market President Robert Vice. “Ameris Bank has always been committed to the highest standards of excellence in business and service and this sponsorship allows us to share and promote those values.”
 
With headquarters in Moultrie, Ga., Ameris Bank is nearing 100 full-service banking and mortgage locations in four  states, including branches in Tallahassee and Crawfordville. The bank’s mission is to be a major financial service provider through empowered employees creating a positive community impact and delivering a competitive shareholder return.
 
 “As a proud member of the Crawfordville community, we are pleased to support the great work the Chamber is doing in support of our local businesses.”
 
2017 will be the 13th year the Chamber has honored the businesses in categories which include  business service, professional service, hospitality and tourism, retail excellence, school and government. Categories will again include Non-Profit Business and Green Business (formerly Environmental Stewardship).
 
The Wakulla News is again sponsoring the popular Wakulla Area Business of the Year award that recognizes a business that does not have to be a member. 
 
“We are pleased to be sponsoring the award for the Area Business and working with the Chamber to promote local businesses,” said Wakulla News Editor William Snowden. “Recognizing the efforts of an outstanding Area Business further celebrates the strengthening of our local economy.”
 
Founded in 1897, The Wakulla News is the oldest continuously operated business in Wakulla County.
 
Solicitations for nominations in categories will begin early September and the awards banquet is set for November 14.
 
For more information on the awards, contact The Wakulla Chamber of Commerce at wakullacochamber@embarqmail.com or call 926.1848.
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About Ameris Bank
Ameris Bank, headquartered in Moultrie, GA, has over $7 billion in assets. Ameris Bancorp, the parent company of Ameris Bank, is traded on the NASDAQ under ABCB. Ameris Bank is focused on creating a distinctly different way of helping customers manage and make the most of their money, offering a full range of services, including traditional banking and lending products and solutions, treasury and cash management services, investment options, and mortgage and refinancing solutions.
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OnAugust 24, 2017, posted in: Awards, News by

August 2017 Newsletter

August 2017 newsletter August

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OnAugust 3, 2017, posted in: Newsletter by

Job Opportunities

Advocates for Veterans Housing/SSVF Outreach Worker

The Advocates for Veterans Housing/SSVF Outreach Worker position ensures that supportive services are provided to low-income veterans and veteran families who are experiencing homelessness or who are residing in permanent housing but at risk of homelessness.
For information about how to apply, visit this webpage. http://www.bigbendhc.org/volemploy.htm

HOPE Community Resident Care Specialist

The primary roles of the HOPE Community Resident Care Specialist position are to:

(1) attend to residents’ basic needs and living environment, and
(2) support the Case Managers who work with the residents on their Individual Service Plans.

This position requires a caring, patient, good-humored, and flexible individual with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with individuals in a crisis. 

For information about how to apply, visit this webpage. http://www.bigbendhc.org/volemploy.htm

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OnJuly 25, 2017, posted in: News by

Duke Energy Energy Efficiency and Custom Incentive Programs

Energy Efficiency and Florida Custom Incentive Program

Now, more than ever, energy efficiency makes good business sense.

Duke Energy’s rebates for energy efficiency retrofits and new construction projects can significantly reduce your upfront project costs.

Plus, by increasing your facility’s energy efficiency, you’ll lower your energy use and cut operating costs.

To get started, we highly recommend you contact Due Energy and schedule a free Business Energy Check. This no-cost program allows you to work directly with one of our highly trained and certified Business Energy Managers to develop the best energy efficiency plan for your business and to take advantage of valuable rebates.

Have questions? Contact the dedicated Duke business team 877.372.8477 or email FloridaCustom@duke-energy.com

Below is a link with information on the Duke Energy Efficiency Workshop held for small and medium businesses. DE Commercial Incentive Programs – Energy Efficiency – July 2017

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OnJuly 20, 2017, posted in: News by

Job Opportunity – Restoration and Remediation Technician

Title: Restoration and Remediation Technician

Pay: $12-15+ per hour based on experience

Description: Local restoration company seeking hard working, dependable, self-motivated people for water, fire, and mold restoration. Disaster and cleaning related services include, but are not limited to, water extraction, fire and smoke mitigation, mold remediation, demolition, cleanup, and content and furniture manipulation. Excellent career opportunity for the right person. Opportunity for advancement to supervisor and management positions available.

  • Must Be Customer Service Oriented: friendly, engaging, a people person, and have good communication skills
  • Must be able to problem solve, make decisions, make good judgments, work unsupervised
  • Have a clean, neat, professional appearance: well groomed, good hygiene
  • Must be flexible with work hours. Saturdays are required.
  • Be honest, dependable, mature
  • Basic math understanding and neat hand writing
  • Be willing to do physical work and pay attention to detail – Good quality, be observant
  • You must be able to lift and carry 100 pounds.
  • Must be willing and able to wear full personal protective equipment such as goggles, respirators, gloves, coveralls, etc. for long periods of time.
  • Physical Demands: climbing, balancing, crouching, stooping, reaching, kneeling, handling, seeing, smelling, hearing,
  • Environmental conditions: exposure to weather conditions, including extreme hot or cold temperatures, exposure to hazardous materials, exposure to noise levels and fumes from solvents and chemical solutions.

Regular working hours are Monday through Saturday. All employees rotate each week for on-call emergency water damage response.

 

Hourly rate of pay based on experience. Incentives and bonuses available in addition to hourly pay.

 

Some construction experience preferred, but not required. Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record, reliable transportation, and be willing to submit to background check and drug screening. High school diploma or GED required at a minimum.

 

Please apply here: http://www.seminolecarpetcleaning.com/careers/

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OnJuly 17, 2017, posted in: News by

Job Opportunity – Carpet Cleaning Technician

Title: Carpet Cleaning Technician

Pay: $10-13+ per hour based on experience

Description: Local carpet cleaning and restoration company seeking hard working, honest, dependable, self-motivated people for residential and commercial carpet cleaning. Excellent career opportunity for the right person. Opportunity for advancement to Crew Chief, Carpet Cleaning Manager, or other management positions within other divisions of the company.

  • Must Be Customer Service Oriented: friendly, engaging, a people person, and have good communication skills
  • Must be able to problem solve, make decisions, make good judgments, work unsupervised
  • Have a clean, neat, professional appearance: well groomed, good hygiene
  • Must be flexible with work hours. Saturdays are required.
  • Be honest, dependable, mature
  • Basic math understanding and neat hand writing
  • Be willing to do physical work and pay attention to detail – Good quality, be observant
  • You must be able to lift and carry 100 pounds.
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and well-stocked cleaning van
  • Sales experience a plus – Be competitive, motivated
  • Physical Demands: climbing, balancing, crouching, stooping, reaching, kneeling, handling, seeing, smelling, hearing,
  • Environmental conditions: exposure to weather conditions, including extreme hot or cold temperatures, exposure to climate controlled buildings and homes, exposure to hazardous materials, exposure to noise levels and fumes from solvents and chemical solutions.

Regular working hours are Monday through Saturday. Carpet cleaners rotate after-hours commercial cleanings one week per month, and all employees rotate each week for on-call emergency water damage response.

 

Hourly rate of pay based on experience. Incentives and bonuses available in addition to hourly pay.

 

No experience required. Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record, reliable transportation, and be willing to submit to background check and drug screening. High school diploma or GED required at a minimum.

 

Please apply here: http://www.seminolecarpetcleaning.com/careers/

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OnJuly 17, 2017, posted in: News by