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This Week's Employment Opportunities Bulletin

Updated December 7, 2021

Drug Free Punta Gorda

Project Coordinator is key personnel, 30 hours per week for coordination of coalition services and Drug Free Communities project activities.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and attends meetings of the coalition. 
  • Recruits and retains community members from key sectors for the Drug Free Punta Gorda Coalition. 
  • Establish a volunteer base and maintain volunteer log. 
  • Serves as a representative of the Coalition with the community and at community events. 
  • Creates D-FY (Drug Free Youth) recruitment events, and generates membership/business partner involvement.
  • Develops and disseminates informational brochures and prevention activities.
  • Creates and Coordinates participant/volunteer activities in the development of prevention awareness campaigns.
  • Coordinates the activities of school-based substance abuse prevention. 
  • Works directly on campuses, performing middle and high school-aged social norm presentations, activities and regular poster displays.
  • Coordinates and assists with data collection, distribution and receipt of surveys with coalition partners.
  • Maintains records and files of surveys, coalition meetings and activities, and prepares all necessary reports as required by the grant.
  • Attends federally sponsored meetings, trainings with other recipients of program grant funds. 

Preferred knowledge, skills, abilities and attributes: 

  • Basic knowledge of the nature of drug, alcohol, and substance abuse 
  • Ability to plan, organize, implement, coordinate, and evaluate programs to meet the needs of the community 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals, school and community-based organizations and agencies 
  • Ability to comprehend and follow federal and state grant regulation guidelines. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to work independently. 
  • Ability to read, write, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential functions of the position. 
  • Ability to effectively use computer applications such as MSOffice Suite. 
  • Good judgment, initiative, tact and courtesy.
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Training and experience: 

Bachelor’s Degree OR equivalent experience Experience & enjoy working with teens. 

Special requirement: Possession of a valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle in Florida State. Must have own vehicle. 

Please send resume and cover letter to Monica Babcock at drugfreepuntagorda@gmail.com or call 941-740-4358 

Farr Law Firm

Probate Paralegal

Farr Law Firm is seeking an Estate and Trust Administration paralegal for our probate department in the Punta Gorda office. Ideal candidates will have experience in estate and trust administration including maintaining case files and knowledge of fiduciary accountings. Must have the ability to work independently, under the supervision of an attorney, in all aspects of estate and trust administration, including court filings and meeting deadlines, asset gathering and transfers, and communications with investment advisors and trust companies.

Candidate must have superior client service skills, as the position works directly with clients and trust beneficiaries. We offer paralegals administrative support as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities. Florida Registered Paralegals (or CLAs) are preferred.

To apply please visit: https://farr.com/careers/

Staff Assistant

Farr Law Firm is seeking a full-time Staff Assistant for our Punta Gorda office. Staff assistant duties include general clerical work, assist with mailings, organize and conduct travel necessary for firm operations, photocopying, scanning documents to cloud software, make scheduled rounds of office to pick up and deliver mail, copies and faxes, keep library holdings up to date, managing all office supplies, transport documents to and from the courthouse, and coordinating pickup and deliveries of stored files.

Candidate Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work quickly and effectively in a constantly active work area
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Outlook

Desirable:

  • Technical knowledge of computer systems and networks
  • Notary Public
  • Above average proofreading skills

To apply please visit: https://farr.com/careers/

Animal Welfare League

Veterinarian Technician

Click here for position responsibilities and facility related duties. All interested applicants may apply via email to cvernetdvm@awlshelter.org

AMS Floors

Estimator Needed:

AMS Floors is growing and we need your help!

We are currently Seeking qualified candidates for immediate consideration.

  • Qualifications should include:
  • Able to read and understand Blueprints
  • Able to create accurate take -offs and proposals
  • Basic proficiency in Excel/Office
  • Excellent Math Skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent Organizational Skills
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Able to work alone/unsupervised 
  • Able and Willing to Learn
  • Should be Familiar with all types of Flooring Products including but not limited to: VCT, LVT, LVP, Wood, Tile, Carpet, ETC.
  • Basic to proficient installation and construction knowledge including Commercial Construction and Custom Home Construction

We at AMS Floors value family and work/life balance:

Enjoy a M-F work week 8AM – 4PM, All Major Holidays off

Please submit letter of interest, resume and any other pertinent information by email only to: Rich Lancette – Vice President richl@amsfloors.com

Punta Gorda Elks Lodge #2606

Chef, full-time position for a private club restaurant. Abilities include assisting in the kitchen as line cook, food prep and preparing full-course entrees. Pay rate is dependent upon experience and abilities. Send resume via email with subject line: Chef Position to pgelkscabins@comcast.net

Line Cook, Sous chef full-time for a private club restaurant. Abilities include food prep, use of fryers, flat tops, broilers, stoves and ovens. Pay rate dependent upon experience and abilities. Send resume via email with subject line: Line Cook to pgelkscabins@comcast.net

Esquire Land Title

Esquire Land Title is rapidly growing, and we are seeking an experienced Title Processor/Title Closer to join our team.

The ideal candidate will have some experience working in title insurance, mortgage lending, or real estate transactions, with a keen eye for detail and outstanding research and customer service skills.

If this sounds like you, email your resume to missty@esquirelandtitle.com or call Missty Blaine on her cell at (941)916-0311 to find out more. 

This is a full-time, Monday-Friday, hourly position with paid time off after 1 year.

Location: Punta Gorda, FL

Title Processor Responsibilities:

  • Research and verify the accuracy of documentation such as property title records, property ownership, public records, deeds, leases, surveys, contracts, and agreements needed to produce a clear title
  • Enter and submit title and loan documents into software programs to track applicant’s progress
  • Liaise with transaction coordinator to be sure all items are complete, with settlement agent to ensure all settlement figures are correct, and with the post-closing agent to ensure the transaction is recorded and any outstanding issues are resolved
  • Work with title examiner and underwriter to prepare title insurance policy and binders and title commitments, and with loan closer to prepare real estate settlement statements
  • Ensure all closing instructions are followed as per the closing package, and coordinate with loan officer, mortgage loan processor, and underwriter to be sure all underwriting commitments have been satisfied
  • Aid title officers with administrative assistant essential duties, including clerical and data entry support

Title Processor Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required, some college preferred
  • Notary public certification is not required but is an asset
  • 1-3 years of experience with real estate transactions, title processing, title company pre-processor, or as a mortgage loan processor is desired
  • Superb research, communications, customer service, and analysis skills are desired
  • Computer proficient with numerous programs including MS Office is needed

Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association

Membership Coordinator (Full-Time)

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Membership Coordinator will be responsible for growing the PGICA membership through marketing campaigns and community outreach by developing and implementing membership recruitment and retention strategies, and works as a liaison between the association and its members.

As a high-profile role, this position requires outstanding customer service, sales, communication and organizational skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office; a positive and outgoing personality; a high degree of judgement, initiative and confidentiality; and a commitment to the mission and values of the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association. 

Requirements and Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; communication and customer service skills; Microsoft Office proficiency; membership organization experience; sales/business development experience; data entry skills; and nonprofit organization knowledge. 

Salary and Benefits:  $30,000 annually, paid vacation and holidays, working with an amazing team, and supporting one of the most unique organizations in our community. 

Please contact Teri Ashley at teriashley@pgica.org or 941-637-1655. 

Grande Aire Services Inc

Now Hiring: Refrigeration Technician

Grande Aire Services is looking to expand our team and bring onboard a Refrigeration Technician with minimum 2 years experience in air conditioning or refrigeration field.

Day to day activities (not limited to) would include:

  • Diagnose and repair various makes and models of commercial and residential refrigeration equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair various makes and models of commercial and residential reach in coolers and freezers.
  • Diagnose and repair various makes and models of commercial and residential walk-in coolers.
  • Diagnose and repair various makes and models of commercial and residential exhaust fans.
  • Diagnose and repair various makes and models of commercial and residential ice machines.
  • The ability to lift heavy equipment, squat, crawl, kneel, climb, fit in small places and work in the outside Southwest Florida climate conditions.
  • Using our in-house electronic system to document and communicate all work.

By joining the Grande Aire team, you will receive the following benefits:

  • 100% Employer Paid Health Insurance with option for Health Savings Account
  • Dental and Vision Insurance Options
  • 401K with Employer Match
  • Competitive Pay with the ability to have upward mobility in the position
  • Company Truck and Phone
  • Employee Discounts and Referral Programs
  • Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Days, Paid Time Off
  • Paid Training and Continuing Education
  • And more!

If you or someone you know would be a great candidate for this opportunity, please visit our website to learn more and apply: https://www.grandeaire.com/refrigeration-technician/

Riviera Bar and Grill

NOW HIRING: Servers, Cooks, and Dishwashers

Please call 941-639-2633 or visit our restaurant at 5500 Deltona Dr., Punta Gorda, FL 33950 today

Coastal Expressions & Wine + (Bar)

Coastal Expressions is looking for Kitchen Help!

Needing to fill (2) positions regarding food prep & preparing daily orders. Both positions will include, alternating Friday & Saturday evenings having every other weekend off. Occasional special events. Approx. 12+ hours/week. $10/hr. 

Please send resume to loris@coastal-expressions.com or call 941-214-8599.

Campbell’s Enrolled Agents & Co. Inc.

Experienced Tax Preparer

  • Seasonal full-time and yearly full-time.
  • Preparing individual and/or corporate tax returns
  • Maintain office cleanliness and organization of resources with team members
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Knowledge and experience with tax programs computer system

Please email your Resume to: Info@campbellsea.com

Prompt Towing Service

Prompt Towing and Transport is taking applications for: Flatbed Tow Trucks Class E, Heavy Duty Tow Truck Operator Class A & Transport Division Class A driver hauling construction equipment. 

Must be 25 years of age
Clean drivers license
Clean background check
Call 941-639-4000

Holidaze Boat Rental

Full and Part-time Help Needed

Work outside helping happy people have their day out on the harbor in one of our 13 boats!

Boating Experience a must!
Knowledge of local waters a must!
Mechanical knowledge helpful but NOT a must!
Please call 941-505-8888

Creative Window Treatments

Creative Window Treatments is also seeking a Window Treatment Decorator/Designer to join our team in Punta Gorda and Englewood. 

Applicant must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Soft Treatments. Hunter Douglas product knowledge a plus. 

Requirements:

  • Customer Service focused
  • Good math skills and Detail oriented
  • Professional and dependable
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Able to figure yardage for soft treatments
  • Experienced with Excel

Please email resumes to Eddie@mycreativewindow.com

Dockside Detailing Service

Part-Time Helper needed for the Detailing of Boats & RVs

  • Punta Gorda based company
  • Work limited to Charlotte County
  • No prior experience necessary / Will train suitable candidates
  • Outdoor working environment
  • Must be able to maneuver, wash and wax boats on land or in water
  • All tools, equipment & work platforms provided
  • 1099 employment arrangement
  • Pay commensurate with experience up to $15/hr.

To apply, email resume to: docksidedetailingservice@gmail.com or by phone to 800-856-1098 menu option #2.

Right at Home

Right at Home is a leading in-home care provider for seniors and disabled adults. We are looking for caring and compassionate Caregivers who want to make a difference in the life of a senior and their family.

Want to help seniors and others remain living independently in the privacy and comfort of their own home. Would you like to feel good about your work? Get the Right Career with Right at Home.

What we can offer:

  • Immediate shifts available
  • Flexible schedules
  • Paid training
  • Supportive environment

Applicants can apply on-line or in person at our office at 2960 S. McCall Rd. Unit 205 Englewood

Sun Media Group

Come SHINE with the SUN

See things in a whole new LIGHT when you join the Classified Sales Team at SUN Newspapers. We’re looking for just the right person to join our inside sales team and sell our impressive array of print and digital advertising solutions.  Mandatory requirements are the gift of gab, power of persuasion, ability to have fun while making a difference for local businesses, and a SUNNY disposition!

While selling our products and services to businesses over the phone, you will:

  • Assist customers through the sales process
  • Schedule and prepare ads for orders obtained
  • Utilize our sales-related systems and software
  • Juggle multiple priorities with strict deadlines
  • Establish, build and maintain excellent customer relationships
  • Review and analyze reports of business transactions

This is a full- time job with a generous compensation plan and great benefits. Prior experience in media sales is a definite plus, but enthusiasm and a desire to succeed goes a long way. The future is BRIGHT at SUN Newspapers. So if you’ve seen the LIGHT, it may have DAWNED on you that this is a HOT opportunity! Apply today by emailing your resume to Classified Sales Manager, Amberly Leverich at: amberly.leverich@yoursun.com  

Bayfront Health

Come join the Bayfront Team!

Now Hiring! Full-Time or PRN Phlebotomist:

  • Performs venipuncture or capillary punctures on inpatients and outpatients to obtain specimens for tests ordered for diagnosis and treatment of diseases. 
  • Performs Registrations and order entry for patient orders.
  • Requirements: High school graduate or GED required, phlebotomy training preferred
  • Will train; flexible schedules!
  • Great way to get your foot in the door of a Fortune 500 company 

Visit our site: www.bayfrontcharlotte.com for all our great opportunities!

Graddy Insurance

Immediate opening for Insurance Sales and Customer Service Professionals

440 or 220 license preferred, but not required, Must have proven sales experience but will train for insurance, if needed.  

Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00pm

Team oriented office; long standing agency in the PG area.

Competitive pay and benefits

To apply, call 941-637-1366, ask for Mick or Kassie, or email resume to klancaster2@allstate.com

Nino’s Bakery & Restaurant

Full- & Part-time Positions Available:

  • BARTENDERS (2), bartending experience, good customer service skills
  • WAITSTAFF, good customer service skills, positive and energetic, a “team player”
  • BAKING AND CULINARY, certified or experienced in baking, pastry arts, food preparation

You may be the perfect fit if:

  • You love creating exceptional experiences for customers
  • You have a passion for wholesome, home style food
  • A fast-paced environment is your ideal working condition
  • You enjoy working with people; being a part of a team effort
  • You have a positive, energetic attitude and are always looking for something to do
  • You can respond graciously to customer inquiries and can complete customer transactions (some computer work involved)
  • You can help foster and maintain the friendly, relaxed, family culture at Nino’s Bakery & Restaurant culture

TO APPLY: Please send your resume and contact information to ninositalianbakery@yahoo.com or visit this page to contact us via our website:
https://ninosbakery.us/food-service-jobs-available/

Suncoast Humane Society

Animal Care Specialist

Suncoast Humane Society is looking to hire a full time Animal Care Specialist. Responsibilities include: maintaining a safe and sanitary facility, providing humane handling and care for all shelter animals, assuring proper nutrition, housing, and basic medical needs on a daily basis. Veterinary or shelter experience is highly preferred. Experience working with animals or in a shelter environment preferred. Please send resume to Fatime Duka, Interim Director of Operations, at fduka@humane.org. Starting hourly rate is $13. No phone calls please.

Truck Driver

Suncoast Humane Society is looking to hire a truck driver for our thrift stores in Englewood and Venice. The right candidate will pick up and deliver furniture, boxes of household items, and other goods as assigned. This position will work with an assistant in loading, unloading and picking up of donations. Excellent customer service skills are required. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more, pick up furniture, and drive a 14′ box truck. A valid Florida driver’s license is required. Please send resume and cover letter to Leah Cornish, Director of Business & Finance, at lcornish@humane.org. No phone calls please.

Veterinarian

Suncoast Humane Society is looking to hire a full time, passionate and experienced Veterinarian. Our vision is to celebrate a community whose pets are safe, protected and loved. We are located in Southwest Florida where you may enjoy beautiful weather year-round with a plethora of outdoor activities and just a short day trip from destinations such as Orlando, Miami and the Florida Keys. The Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the team. This is a skilled, professional position requiring the performance of surgical sterilization, preventive health care, and overseeing medical examination and treatment of animals received at Suncoast Humane Society. This includes supervising surgical assisting staff. A Doctoral Degree of Veterinarian Medicine is required, and two years of experience is preferred. Please send your resume and cover letter to Fatime Duka, Interim Director of Operations, at fduka@humane.org. No phone calls please.

Copy Life, Inc

Copy Life, Inc is a local family-owned Office Equipment Dealer servicing Charlotte, Desoto, Hardee, Glades, Hendry, Highlands and Polk counties.

We are looking for a Copier / Printer Service Technician.

As a Service Technician, you will:

  • Troubleshoot and repair copiers and printers, including network printing and scanning, installed at customers office.
  • Establish and maintain relationship with customers.
  • Manage and maintain accurate parts inventory.
  • Assist with setting up and installation of new equipment.
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.

We offer competitive pay structure and benefits including health insurance.

Candidates interested should send resume to: tmacia@copylifeinc.com

We are looking for a Sales Representative to grow our existing customer base in our Charlotte County territory.

As a Sales Representative, you will:

  • Manage the relationship with our current customers and explore opportunities to expand our business.
  • New Business Development – Actively prospect using in person calls, phone and social media to gain new customers and increase market share in assigned territory.
  • Update records and sales activities in Salesforce on a daily basis.
  • Achieve monthly sales quota.

We offer a competitive salary + commissions and benefits including health insurance. First year earnings $60K – $100K based on performance and desire to achieve goals.

Candidates interested should send resume to: tmacia@copylifeinc.com

Neice Restoration, LLC

Water Mitigation Technician

Serve others in your community in their time of need. Make a difference for others who have had disaster strike their property. Work hard and take pride in completing projects such as mitigating flood and repairing fire damage. Be empathic and show a sense of urgency while communicating through modern technology.

Requirements:

  • Safe driving record and valid driver’s license.
  • Clean, criminal background check.
  • Dedication to customer service.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.
  • Ability to lift up to 60 pounds.
  • Be accessible by phone and participate as necessary with the on call schedule.
  • Assist in warehousing and facility related tasks as necessary.

Current certifications and/or previous experience a plus! Apply Here

Burnt Store Marina Country Club

Burnt Store Marina Country Club looking for a few good people to help out in our restaurant. Open year round. All positions require drug test.  

Dishwashers – take out trash, wash dishes, cooking equipment. Assemble, maintain and break down dish machine. 

 Servers needed. Must be flexible with shifts and days. Serves patrons with food and beverages in a positive and friendly manner.  

Stop by and ask for Peggy Miller.

GrandCare Plus

Now Hiring Caregivers

We are a home health agency that provides personal care, companion care and transportation for our clients. Job includes but is not limited to, assisting in dressing, showering, eating, taking to and from appointments, light house cleaning & spending quality time, etc.

Requirements: Pass a level 2 background check , CPR certification, updated TB screening and valid drivers License.

TO APPLY : Visit www.grandcareplus.com or Call Kristina at (941)-916-8494 or apply within at 25074 E, Olympia Ave. Ste. 110 Punta Gorda, FL 33950

WE CAN ASSIST WITH CERTIFICATIONS!!

City of Punta Gorda

The City of Punta Gorda is hiring!

 A variety of job postings are currently available for viewing at https://www.ci.punta-gorda.fl.us/government/human-resources/employment-opportunities.

We invite you to become a part of the team that works to preserve and enhance Punta Gorda’s identity as a vibrant waterfront community, unique in character and history; and as a desirable place to live, work and visit.

Heart, Body, & Mind Home Care

Our agency cares about your health and safety. All agency employees receive COVID-19 training and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

At Heart, Body, & Mind Home Care in Charlotte County, we are hiring Home Health Aides, Resident Aides and Certified Nurse Assistants to work with seniors in their home or residence.

Day shifts and evening shifts available (short or long) – We can work around your schedule.

We Offer:

  • Competitive hourly pay based upon experience
  • Weekly pay (We deduct taxes as employer)
  • Health Insurance (Full time employees)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • PRN / Flexible shifts
  • FREE Advanced Training including 100+ online caregiver courses
  • Referral Bonus

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the US.
  • Reliable transportation and current auto insurance.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check.
  • Dependable work history required.

To apply call (941) 347-4421 or click below https://form.jotform.com/hbmhomecare/EmpAppCG 

The Auto Club Group

Field Insurance Sales Agent – Port Charlotte, FL

Responsibilities

  • Actively solicit new business outside of the office, at business establishments, and other locations to create and expand business networks. Build rapport critical to establishing customer satisfaction, loyalty, and affinity to the AAA brand.
  • Generate new sales, retain existing members and grow ACG’s overall book of business through our multiple product offerings.
  • Respond to customer inquiries and requests relating to insurance, membership, and financial products.
  • Partner with Field Managers and other office staff, in cross-selling insurance products to The Auto Club Group’s large membership base.

Requirements

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license
  • Hold an active State Property and Casualty General Lines or Personal Lines Insurance License and appropriate State Life Sales License.
  • Have 2+ years of customer-facing experience in a fast-paced computer automated business environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications to include, Outlook, Word, and Excel and ability to navigate computer systems

To view the more details or to apply, please visit us HERE.

Chelsea Place Home Care

Chelsea Place Home Care is a fast and growing private duty home care agency. We are currently seeking caring, dedicated, and passionate people to join our team of caregivers.

Caregiver’s are responsible for the supervision, general care and well-being of our clients. We are responsible to help clients with preparing meals, light housekeeping, assisting with showers, and much more. These responsibilities vary from client to client.

Open Positions:

Multiple different shift hours

Qualifications and Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must pass a Level 2 criminal background check
  • Current CPR/FIRST AID Certification
  • TB test required (current)

If you do not have all of the listed above we can help steer you in the right direction to get them done.

We are looking for:

  • People above 18 years of age.
  • Students studying in the healthcare field.
  • Restaurant experience.
  • Customer service experience.
  • People with the love and desire to help others.
  • People who are looking to explore and learn, and see if this is the field for them.

Benefits:

  • COMPETITIVE WEEKLY PAY (W-2)
  • DIRECT DEPOSIT
  • ON THE JOB TRAINING
  • OVERTIME PAY (1.5)
  • DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCES
  • HOLIDAY PAY

Apply with the link below or in person

Chelsea Place Home Care
126 E Olympia Ave, Suite 301
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
941.979.5288 office
941.380.5577 on-call
https://signnow.com/s/HA8M381J

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