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Building Services Manager

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The City of Dubuque, Iowa (population 58,000) invites applications for the position of Building Services Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for administering, enforcing and interpreting the City’s building, mechanical, electrical and plumbing codes and ordinances and supervising a staff of inspection, clerical, building maintenance and custodial employees. The successful candidate will possess progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience in all phases of building design, construction and inspection; graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in structural engineering, architecture, construction technology or related field; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the essential knowledge, skills and abilities. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to follow a management style that is input oriented and values problem solving and the development of partnerships and a desire to be part of an organization that values service, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. The City offers an annual salary range of $68,577 to $89,648, and an attractive benefit package. Continue Reading →

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Jobs Expo could turn your life around


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Despite rhetoric on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. that change we can believe in is here, and contrary to claims that unemployment is on the run, the answer to that question is, for far too many Americans, especially African Americans, a flat “No.”

For that matter, having a job doesn’t necessarily mean earning enough money to make ends meet. If you work part-time, odds are it’s not only on one job. You probably have, at a bare minimum, two of them. Like Jason Borths, who’s employed at Hennepin Theater Trust, L.L. Bean, Target Center and the Minnesota Twins. Continue Reading →

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State Program Administrator Intermediate

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The State of Minnesota’s, Department of Administration, Materials Management Division is currently accepting applications for the position of State Program Administrator Intermediate. This position serves to administer the provisions of Minnesota Statutes § 16C.16 relating to targeted group and economically disadvantaged small businesses and determine the eligibility of those businesses, to monitor vendor performance, investigate and resolve agency and vendor disputes, and to provide assistance to all businesses to improve their effectiveness in competing for state purchasing and contracting. The primary purpose of the position is to;

• Enforce the provisions of the Small Business Procurement Program

for Targeted Group and Economically Disadvantaged (TG/ED) Small

Businesses so they have maximum opportunities to participate in

state purchasing. • Ensure opportunities for TG construction contractors to participate

in state contracting. • Maintain the system for monitoring vendor performance reports sub-

mitted by agencies and vendor responses to those performance reports. Continue Reading →

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