TCC Workforce Development Monthly Preview

Monthly Preview 

This preview provides a listing of our events and courses starting in the month of February.  Additional information and course descriptions can be found on our website.

Upcoming Events

PSAV Discovery Session

Date: February 2, 2017, Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM,

Location: Center for Workforce Development, Rm. 207

Discovery on Parade

Date:  February 7, 2017, Time: 5:00 – 8:30 PM

Location: Augustus B. Turnbull III Conference Center

This event will provide a unique preview of new and exciting inventions, discoveries, and innovations from TCC, FAMU, and FSU.

To RSVP or learn more about the event visit: Discovery on Parade. for more information and classes see flyer Monthly Preview

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OnJanuary 23, 2017, posted in: News by

7th Annual Low Country Boil

The Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce Special Events Committee is gearing up for our 7th Annual Low Country Boil fundraiser at 3Y Ranch in Crawfordville, Saturday, April 1. We are excited to host this annual event, and once again bring a taste of the Southern Low Country to Wakulla County. We want to recognize the support and commitment of our Title Sponsor, Capital City Bank, and our Premier Sponsors: sponsorship request letter_web

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OnJanuary 17, 2017, posted in: Events, News by

St. Marks NWR – January to April 2017 Calendar

St. Marks NWR – January to April 2017 Calendar

Call the refuge at 850-925-6121 for Reservations and Information. Tots on Trails—for pre-school children and caregivers | Baby and Me—for caregivers of babies under 1 year old

JANUARY

1—Happy New Year!—Visitor Center OPEN! No First Sunday presentation but come for a Behind the Gates Birding and Wildlife tour with Matt and Cyndi Johnstone—9:00 a.m. to noon. Limit 25. Call 850-925- 6121 to register.

5—Baby and Me—11:00 a.m. in Nature’s Classroom 7—Digital Photography Class—9:00 a.m.—Noon. Call 850- 925-6121 to register.

10—Behind the Gates Birding and Wildlife tour with Matt and Cyndi Johnstone — 9:00 a.m. to noon. Limit 10. Call 850-925-6121 to register.

12—Tots on Trails—11:00 a.m. Meet at Nature’s Classroom for a 45-minute ranger-led walk for preschool age children. Call 850-925-6121 to register.

14—Winter Birding Tours —9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Behind the gates with Don Morrow. Call 850-925-6121 to register.

15—e-Tram tour—1:00 p.m. limit 10, call to register 16—Martin Luther King Day FEE FREE—Visitor Center OPEN

21—St. Marks Photo Club—9:00 a.m. in Nature’s Classroom.

 

FEBRUARY

2—Baby and Me—11:00 a.m. in Nature’s Classroom.

4—WHO! Wildlife Heritage and Outdoors Festival, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Learn all about the different recreational opportunities offered by St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge.

5—Behind the Gates Birding and Wildlife tour with Matt and Cyndi Johnstone—9:00 a.m. to noon. Limit 25. Call 850-925-6121 to register.

5—First Sunday at the Refuge—2:00 p.m. in Nature’s Classroom—Being a Wildlife Veterinarian for the National Wildlife Refuge System with Dr. Samantha Gibbs. Learn how our vets protect wildlife.

9—Tots on Trails—11:00 a.m. at Nature’s Classroom. Call 850-925-6121 to register.

11—St. Marks Shutterbugs!—1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

13—Behind the Gates Birding and Wildlife tour with Matt and Cyndi Johnstone—9:00 a.m. to noon. Limit 10. Call 850-925-6121 to register.

18—St. Marks Photo Club—9:00 a.m. in Nature’sClassroom

18—Winter Birding Tours—9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Behind the gates with Don Morrow. Call 850-925-6121 to register.

19—e-Tram tour—1:00 p.m. limit 10, call to register

20—President’s Day FEE FREE—Visitor Center OPEN

25—8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Get Outdoors FL! Family  Fun Day at Tom Brown Park. Register for the 5K Race and Mile Critter Course online: bit.ly/goffamilyfunday.

 

MARCH

2—Baby and Me—11:00 a.m. in Nature’s Classroom.

3—Civil War Re-enactors march from the Lighthouse as part of the Battle of Natural Bridge history.

4—Digital Photography Class—9:00 a.m.—Noon. Call 850-925-6121 to register.

5—Behind the Gates Birding and Wildlife tour with Matt and Cyndi Johnstone—9:00 a.m. to noon. Limit 25. Call 850-925-6121 to register.

5—First Sunday at the Refuge at 2:00 p.m.in Nature’s Classroom—Celebrating the legacy of Aldo Leopold’s land ethic and how to apply it to present and future land, water, and wildlife protection with Gail Fishman.

9—Tots on Trails—11:00 a.m. at Nature’s Classroom.  Call 850-925-6121 to register.

11—Volunteer Recognition Luncheon

12 – St. Marks Unit and Panacea Unit gates will open at 6 am and close at 9 pm for Daylight Savings Time.

13—Behind the Gates Birding and Wildlife tour with Matt and Cyndi Johnstone—9:00 a.m. to noon. Limit 10. Call 850-925-6121 to register.

15—Refuge pools reopen to boats with trolling motors.

18—St. Marks Photo Club—9:00 a.m. in Nature’s Classroom.

19—e-Tram tour—1:00 p.m. limit 10, call to register.

 

APRIL

2—First Sunday at the Refuge—TBA

7 – 9—Port Leon area closed for the Youth Turkey Hunt.

6—Baby and Me—11:00 a.m. in Nature’s Classroom.

11-15—Spring Gobbler Hunt on Wakulla and Panacea Units.

13—Tots on Trails—11:00 a.m. at Nature’s Classroom. Call 850-925-6121 to register.

15—St. Marks Photo Club—9:00 a.m. in Nature’s Classroom.

16—e-Tram tour—1:00 p.m. limit 10, call to register

29—Friends of St. Marks Wildlife Refuge Annual Meeting

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OnJanuary 10, 2017, posted in: News by

TCC Workforce Development January Offerings

This preview provides a listing of our upcoming events and courses starting in the month of January.

Additional information about future offerings, as well as course descriptions, can be found on our website.

Upcoming Events

PSAV Programs Discovery Session 

Date:  January 19, 2017

Time:  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

Location:  TCC Wakulla Service Center

 

For more information please contact our office at (850) 201-8760. For a list of January offerings click here January Preview

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OnDecember 15, 2016, posted in: News by

Job Opportunity – Associate Career Center Manager

Job Title: Associate Career Center Manager
Position Classification: Exempt

Primary Objectives of Position: Direct, coordinate and review activities of Career Center staff and center operations to meet specific performance objectives including efficient customer flow, delivery of high quality customer service and training to job seekers through the implementation of policies and procedures in adherence with federal, state and location guidelines.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead, coordinate and review activities of center staff to exceed all performance goals including placements and referrals.
    Utilize coaching plans to assess individual and team strengths and address areas of opportunity for training, resources and tools required to achieve goals.
  • Actively participate in relevant operations activities that lead to success for staff, sectors, the center and the program overall.
  • Analyze industry-based data, identify and communicate business needs and mobilize staff to take action as required.
  • Ensure that sectors and departments are appropriately engaging customers to exceed customer satisfaction standards.
  • Guide staff to utilize successful practices in working with both job seekers and employer customers.
  • Design an organizational strategy to assess, plan and deliver the training and development needs of job seekers.
  • Coordinate with Sector Leader, Program Manager, General Manager and partners to address personnel management needs to include: hiring, development, performance review, corrective action and termination.
  • Utilize Extreme Customer Service behaviors in all interactions with internal and external customers.

Other Job Duties: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may be requested to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is also understood that the company reserves the right to change work schedules as required, including requiring overtime.

Physical Demands/Work Environment: Physical requirements include carrying/lifting up to 5 pounds, frequently; up to 10 pounds, regularly; and up to 25 pounds, occasionally. Visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to drive an automobile and operate computer keyboard and basic office equipment; subject to carrying, lifting, twisting and reaching to perform essential job functions. Working conditions are primarily in an office environment with occasional travel to other locations.

Required Competencies: Extreme Customer Service focus, learning orientation, communication proficiency, teamwork orientation, technical capacity

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience is required with areas of specialization of Business Administration/Management, Public Administration, Human Resources or closely related fields preferred.
Experience: Minimum 2 years’ direct multi-unit or multi-product operations management required with 1 years’ minimum as a supervisor. Previous experience in workforce development preferred.
Skills/Abilities: Ability to interpret and understand program policy and establish necessary work processes and procedures and lead groups to achieve goals is required. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and ensure deadlines are met while working in a fast paced and diverse environment. Exceptional presentation skills in an individual or group setting with the ability to engage all levels of customers including employees, job seekers, employers and community partners is required. Understanding of recruitment, data entry and customer requirements for all funding streams. Must have the ability to engage, understand and respond to the needs of the business and mobilize staff to take action based on analysis of industry-based data trends. Knowledge of recruiting practices, business practices in specific industries and ability to coordinate with internal and external partners is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, ability to work independently and in group settings with minimal supervision and excellent verbal and written communications skills are required. Experience with Employ Florida Marketplace (EFM) One-Stop Service Tracking (OSST) and FLORIDA is preferred.

Benefits:
Insurance: Health, Life, Dental and Disability, PTO, Paid Holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Account, Tuition Assistance

To apply follow link https://dwfs.applicantpro.com/jobs/489875.html

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OnDecember 14, 2016, posted in: News by

COOP (Continuity of Operations Plan) FREE Workshop Sponsored By Talquin Electric Cooperative

No Cost Help for Your Small Business

Whether it’s due to inclement weather or maybe even a power outage, unplanned emergencies can negatively impact your business.  However, very few businesses, especially small businesses, have a Continuity of Operation Plan (COOP) in place. Hence the reason why the Wakulla Chamber of Commerce and Talquin Electric Cooperative have joined forces to offer both Chamber members and non-Chamber members an opportunity to participate in a lunch and learn workshop scheduled for January 18, 2017 from 12:00 – 2:00. Location to be determined.
During this lively workshop you’ll hear from subject matter experts who understand just how important getting your business back up and running is to your livelihood. This workshop will provide the concepts of developing a COOP plan. Additionally, you’ll learn how to continue performing critical essential functions during a wide range of potential emergencies. Developing a COOP plan will help you prepare your business to continue operating in an environment that is threatened, diminished, or incapacitated. The workshop will also include a discussion of the following:
• Comprehensive procedures
• Plan development, and provisions for alternate facilities
• Personnel, resources,
• Lines of communication and vital records.

Due to the support made available through Talquin Electric Cooperative there is no cost to attend this workshop. However, seating is limited. To reserve your seat, please contact 850.926.1848 or email Petra Shuff at Petra@wcccclone.mystagingwebsite.com

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OnDecember 7, 2016, posted in: Events, News by

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OnDecember 2, 2016, posted in: Newsletter by

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OnNovember 1, 2016, posted in: News, Newsletter by

Are You Interested in Serving as a Member on the Northwest Florida Transportation Corridor Authority?

The Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners is seeking one (1) member to volunteer to serve on the Northwest Florida Transportation Corridor Authority (NWFTCA).  The purpose of this Committee is to improve mobility, to enhance traveler safety, to provide for hurricane evacuation routes, and to promote economic development in the northwest Florida region. The NWFTCA committee will also help with the implementation of transportation projects to alleviate current or anticipated traffic congestion, build private and public partnerships, and identify various projects that will accomplish these purposes. The Authority consists of eight voting members appointed by the Governor to a 4-year term including one member each from Escambia, Santa Rosa, Walton, Okaloosa, Bay, Gulf, Franklin, and Wakulla Counties. The Florida Department of Transportation District 3 Secretary serves as an ex-officio, nonvoting member.

 

The BOCC is seeking one (1) member who must be a citizen of Wakulla County and shall include the following:

  • Experience and/or knowledge of the US Hwy 98 Corridor, transportation projects, and economic development along the coast.

 

Interested persons should submit a brief statement explaining their interest in serving on the Northwest Florida Transportation Corridor Authority along with a resume or other statement of relevant experience which includes the person’s name, address, and a contact telephone number no later than Monday, November 28, 2016.  Please e-mail your information to Jessica Welch at jwelch@mywakulla.com or you can fax your information to 926-0940.

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OnNovember 1, 2016, posted in: News by

Need Infant/Toddler Teachers North Florida Child Development – Bright Beginnings Center

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Associates degree preferred with prior childcare experience and willingness to further education.
  • FCCPC/CDA required with a willingness to further education within a specified length of time.
  • Within 90 days of employment, employee must begin 45 hours Department of Children and Families- Child Care Training and complete within 90 days.
  • Must pass criminal background screenings and drug screen.

Work Environment:

  • Must submit current physical exam and TB tine screener or test on 1st day of employment.
  • Must meet all requirements as mandated by local licensing authority

NFCD offers an attractive benefit package (health, dental, life, disability, sick leave, 401k, etc.) More it-teach-mar-2016

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OnOctober 11, 2016, posted in: News by