Worth Knowing: Check out some jobs openings in the Upper Valley - October 7


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The below job listings were culled during the last week or so from Vital Communities' Upper Valley List and other local sources. This blog will episodically post a listing of some local job opportunities in the Upper Valley. If you are looking to fill a position, send a description to worthknowingduv@gmail.com.

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Blake Hill Preserves: Seeking full-time and/or part-time openings in our Kitchen Production. Flexible hours, including some evening hours, and no  experience necessary! Blake Hill Preserves is one of the nation’s fastest growing and rapidly becoming one of the most respected artisan preserve makers. Primary responsibilities: Preparing jars and lids for canning.Preparing ingredients including fruit sorting and slicingRecipe preparation, cooking and canningMaintain cleanliness of our kitchenMaintain established safe canning practices and associated documentation. Education, Experience and Skills: High School diploma at a minimumPhysically fit to be able to handle demands of kitchen operations including moving and lifting ingredients such as 50lb bags of sugar and standing on the canning line. Must be safety conscious and process orientated with strong organizational skills. Must be adept at handling kitchen equipment such as knives, blenders and fruit slicers. Proficient in basic maths to be able to compute recipes. Attention to detail is a must and must possess analytical skills to properly complete and maintain accuracy of recipe and safe canning documentation. Must be clean and tidy with a very strong awareness of hygiene. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and must be a team player. Must be confident and resourceful and have the ability to multitask. Previous jam making experience not a requirement. Compensation: Paid hourly. Very competitive rates which will depend on experience. Send resume to Mary Ball: mball@blakehillpreserves.com.

Café Services, Inc.: Looking to fill multiple food service opportunities in school dining in Lebanon, Canaan, Enfield, Newport, NH and Hartford, VT. Opportunities in Site Lead/Lead Cooks, Food Service Workers, Cashiers, Utility Workers, Van Drivers and Floating Cooks. If interested, please complete an online application at https://cafeservices.peoplematter.jobs/.

Dierdre Donnelly Jewelry: Seeking paid part-time jewelry apprentice for Woodstock location. Deirdre Donnelly Jewelry Art has an exciting paid apprenticeship opportunity for a motivated individual. This is a great opportunity to gain a wonderful skill in a fun and creative environment. Work Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays. Qualifications: Interest in learning to make jewelry; Good communication skills; Ability to work independently and as part of a team; Computer skills; and Sales experience is a plus but not requiredPlease email Resume and cover letter to: deirdre@deirdredonnelly.com.

Fullerton Property Service: Small property maintenance based in South Woodstock seeking full time and seasonalstaff. Duties may include - but not be limited to - lawn mowing, weed whipping, chainsaw work, plowing/shoveling, sanding, tractor work. Valid driver's license a must. Please call 802-457-1731 if interested and for further information.

Hartford Dismas House: Seeking full-time Assistant House Director. Compensation: Offering competitive pay and excellent benefits including healthcare in our safe and sober, friendly, transitional house for men and women leaving Vermont's prisons and starting new lives. Education, Experience and Skills: Strong interpersonal, computer and organizational skills essential. Volunteer management, residential life and fundraising facilitation skills a plus. Bachelor or Associates degree and two years of experience in related skill areas, or equivalent, required. Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references electronically to: jeff@dismasofvt.org. Applications accepted and reviewed until position is filled. Apply now. No calls, please.

Kimball Union Academy: Private co-ed boarding school located in Meriden, NH is seeking a Junior Varsity Assistant Hockey Coach for the 2018-2019 season. Interested candidates should submit a resumé and a letter of interest to hr@kua.org. 

Lemon Tree: With stores located in Hanover and West Lebanon, Lemon Tree is seeking experienced Retail Professional, with strong sales background to join our Lemon Tree team. Must be Mature, Dependable, Responsible, Hard-working, Gracious, Cheerful, Detail-oriented, Multi-tasker to work in a non-corporate, family-run business. Flexibility to work in both West Lebanon and Hanover stores, depending on staffing needs. Competitive hourly compensation commensurate with experience and generous employee discounts! Send email with resume and qualifications, and three job references to: LemonTreeofHanover@gmail.com. 

Public Schools of SAU 70, Dresden and Norwich: Hanover High School is looking for a Title I Math & Reading Tutor (part-time position, 21 hours/week), a Footlighters Director (3-month position directing spring musical), an Assistant Alpine Ski Coach and a Freshman Boys Basketball Coach. The Ray School is seeking a 1 : 1 Student Support (33 hours/week), an Elementary Reading & Writing Specialist for grades 3-5 (part-time) and an Academic Support Interventionist (28 hours/week). For more information about these positions, please see www.sau70.org.

WISE Upper Valley: Seeking a campus advocate, office co-located at Dartmouth College. This position will support survivors of gender-based violence and provide a strong platform for students, faculty and staff to navigate the distinct off-campus and on-campus systems. If interested, submit a cover letter and resumé to peggyoneil@wiseuv.org.

Woodstock Farmers' Market: Hiring for the following positions: part time cashier associate, full time barista/deli server, production baker. HIRING BONUS of up to $500 (full time positions only). General Qualifications: Must have love of food, great service skills with the ability to communicate with guests and staff, good judgement and good stamina. These positions require lots of movement-bending, lifting as well as standing upright so he/she must be in good physical shape.  We are very busy-the day goes by fast but it's strenuous (and fun!). At least one weekend day is required. Holidays and summer time are our busiest times and require planning and commitment. Early morning (6:30 AM) shifts and early evening shifts (till 8 pm) are required. Compensation/Hiring Guide: Depending on experience. There are great perks too:  free Market lunch every day; 20% staff discount, health benefits, open book finance, gain share, Simple IRA, gym membership and more.Check out the web for more details or give us a call at 802-457-3658. http://www.woodstockfarmersmarket.com/job-openings.aspx


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