CareerSource Capital Region 2019 Wakulla County Hiring Fair Scheduled

CareerSource Capital Region is excited to invite you to attend the 2019 Wakulla County Hiring Fair scheduled for Thursday, February 21, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the 

Wakulla Environmental Institute!  

The Hiring Fair provides an opportunity for local employers to engage with career seekers and peers in the region, as well as recruit qualified candidates for open positions. Our goal is to better connect employers with local skilled talent!  

There is no cost to attend. Only 14 spots available! Don’t Delay, Register Today!  

Click on the link to register.

There is no cost for registration. Your registration includes one table, tablecloth, and two chairs, complimentary parking, access to qualified career seekers, and badges for two representatives to enjoy the hospitality suite* (coffee and refreshments). Employers must have at least one job vacancy at the time of the event or will have job vacancies in the upcoming two months. Your registration will not be processed until we verify that your organization has open positions.  

*Additional Representatives will be charged   $20/person.

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OnDecember 20, 2018, posted in: News by

Job Opening: Marine Research Assistant

Job Opening: Marine Research Assistant


The Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory (FSUCML) seeks a highly motivated and organized individual to work as a MARINE RESEARCH ASSISTANT at the laboratory. This is a full time position with full benefits.





  • Provides oversight (including maintenance, replacement plans, scheduling, and training users) of all laboratory and field equipment supporting program-wide needs of resident and visiting scientists. Laboratory equipment includes, but is not limited to: compound and stereo microscopes with integrated computers and cameras; analytical equipment such as centrifuges, microbalances and drying ovens, autoclave, -80C and walk-in freezers.  Field gear includes a variety of data loggers and field sampling gear, CTD-Niskin array and Remotely Operated Vehicle.
  • Assist all FSU faculty with research as needed and organize use of research space.
  • Ensures that all resident and visiting scientists have the requisite and current state and federal permits for conducting research through the FSUCML.
  • Responsible for working with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission to obtain the FSUCML Educational permit
  • Ensures adherence of all users (including FSU and outside groups) to FSUCML Educational and Research Plans.
  • Oversees maintenance of FSUCML Zoological Collection and associated database
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Working knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Office.
  • Applicant must be physically capable of conducting rigorous field work and have the flexibility to work long hours when needed.


  • Undergraduate degree in marine or related science; four years of relevant experience or Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Working knowledge of image analysis software, Geographic Information Systems and database construction and maintenance.
  • Experience with boat handling.
  • SCUBA diving certification
  • Familiarity with image analysis software, Geographic Information Systems, and database construction and maintenance.

To Apply, visit     Job Opening ID#44570

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.



Please Circulate to Interested Parties!

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OnDecember 20, 2018, posted in: News by

Rotary Valentine’s Day Registration forms

Letter and vendor registration – 2019 Rotary Vendor Celebration Letter & Application (1)

Parade Registration – 2019 Parade Registration form (1)

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OnDecember 19, 2018, posted in: News by

Armor Correctional Health Services Now Hiring

Armor Correctional Health Services, Inc. At the Wakulla Sheriff’s office is now  








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OnNovember 30, 2018, posted in: News by

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OnNovember 30, 2018, posted in: Other by

Part Time CNA Postion

Wakulla Senior Citizens Center is accepting applications for the following position: Part-time Certified Nursing Assistant. Background check and drug testing are required. Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and CNA Certificate. Please contact Ms. Vicki McKenzie at (850) 888-1021

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OnNovember 19, 2018, posted in: News by

Volunteer Coordinator Position

Coordinator of Volunteers
2-1-1 Big Bend operates Helpline 2-1-1, the Florida HIV/AIDS Hotline and the Family Health Line. In addition, the agency answers calls for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and other organizations that contract with 2-1-1 Big Bend for hotline services. This position is responsible for the super-vision of the agency’s Volunteer Program including volunteer recruitment, retention, scheduling, re-cording volunteer hours, evaluations and recognition. Other duties include providing community out-reach, answering hotlines and serving as an Off-Site Supervisor. Some evening and weekend work required. BA/BS degree & supervision experience preferred. Knowledge of human services and computer application skills preferred. Send cover letter & resume to 2-1-1 Big Bend Personnel, POB 10950, Tallahassee, FL 32302 or email Deadline is 11/26/18. EOE. More Coord Volunteers posting 111318 v2

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OnNovember 19, 2018, posted in: News by

November is National Hospice Month

November is National Hospice Month

Each of us has unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs. That is never more evident than when confronted with a serious illness. For 35 years, Big Bend Hospice (BBH) has based our care on respecting the patient’s desires and empowering the caregiver/family.

November is National Hospice Month. BBH welcomes this opportunity to let our neighbors know that there is an option when there is no cure. Patients have the right to manage their pain and to live their last days to the fullest extent possible. BBH’s team approach helps to improve the quality of life for patients with illnesses including cancer, cardiovascular disease, end-stage renal or liver disease, dementia, Alzheimer’s and any other disease that, if left to run the natural course, would result death in six months or less.

How do you get Hospice care? Anyone – the patient, the family, physician or friend can initiate the conversation by calling Big Bend Hospice at (805)878-5310. Who pays for Hospice care? All services related to the illness, including prescriptions, are covered through Medicare, Medicaid, or Private Insurance. Thanks to the support from the community through the Big Bend Hospice Foundation, no one is ever turned away from BBH care due to inability to pay.

What is hospice care? It is supportive, compassionate and respectful care for the patient and their caregiver. Hospice is provide wherever the patient calls home, including hospitals, nursing home, and assisted living facilities. Every patient can keep their own physician, but is offered a team of nurses, social workers, aids, spiritual counselors and trained volunteers. If the patient desires, Big Bend Hospice also offers unique services including music therapy, grief and loss counseling, a Veteran Liaison, and animal therapy to complete the team.

For Big Bend Hospice, we inspire HOPE by positively impacting the way our community experiences a serious illness or grief – one family at a time.
If you would like to learn more about Big Bend Hospice, call 850-878-5310 or visit our web site at
Big Bend Hospice has been serving this community since 1983 with compassionate end-of-life care along with grief and loss counselors available to provide information and support to anyone in Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin or Wakulla County. If you would like additional information about services, please call 850-878-5310 or visit

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OnNovember 13, 2018, posted in: News by

Hurricane Relief: UF/IFAS Extension to Help Distribute 36,000 Jars of Peanut Butter in the Florida Panhandle


Hurricane Relief: UF/IFAS Extension to Help Distribute 36,000 Jars of Peanut Butter in the Florida Panhandle

October 22, 2018

By: Samantha Grenrock, 352-294-3307 (office), 949-735-1076 (cell),


GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Eleven days out from Hurricane Michael, Rachel Pienta considers Wakulla County lucky. She’s using that good fortune to help others who aren’t so lucky.

“If the storm had veered a little to the east, it could have been us who were devastated,” the University of Florida faculty member said. “But damage here was minimal compared with other parts of the Panhandle. That’s why we knew we had to help. Since October 14, we have been ….PEANUT BUTTER HURRICANE MICHAEL 2018 final

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OnOctober 23, 2018, posted in: News by

Wakulla County Debris Removal Update

WAKULLA COUNTY DEBRIS REMOVAL UPDATE:  Debris Contractors will begin picking up debris early next week.  Please see  flyer demonstrating how to separate your debris.  The separate debris categories may be picked up in stages at different times.  County staff is currently in discussions with FEMA to determine if we will be picking up on private roads; therefore, for now, we ask that you please place your debris curbside on a County/Public roadway.  Once we receive confirmation from FEMA, we will notify the public.  Also, we do not have a schedule of the Debris Contractors routes; however, we will try to advise the public of the areas they will be in as we learn. Flyer CurbsideDebrisFlyer


In addition, the Lower Bridge Landfill is still open if you would like to take your debris there.  You can dump green yard debris and food spoilage at the Landfill free of charge; and may also dump construction debris for a fee of $3.75 per 100lbs/$75.00 per ton.  The Lower Bridge Landfill is located at 156 Landfill Rd. and will be open Monday-Friday from 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. and on Saturday from 8:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

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OnOctober 17, 2018, posted in: News by