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UAF Student Firefighter

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Classification:Student Assistant A
Grade:Student A
Work type:Student Employee, Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Safety Services
Location:Fairbanks
Categories:Police/Fire

The University Fire Department is accepting applications from students committed to preparing for successful careers in firefighting and emergency services. This unique program, based at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, provides college students with the opportunity to pursue a degree while gaining valuable experience working as a firefighter and EMT and earning wages for living expenses. Student employees work a typical 56-hour shift schedule while attending college classes towards degrees such as fire science, para-medicine, and emergency management. The combination of training, education, and real-world experience has placed many of our alumni into careers throughout the United States. Many of our alumni become top candidates in fire service jobs and often promote to management positions.

Applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.

Starting hourly rate of pay:  $9.75

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

General knowledge sufficient to earn an ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 1450; 

Skill and dexterity in the use and manipulation of tools and apparatus used in fighting fires; 

Ability to a) analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine the proper course of action; b) react quickly and calmly under emergency conditions; c) learn and efficiently perform a wide variety of fire fighting duties and emergency medical duties, methods and techniques; d) climb stairs in multiple story buildings carrying heavy tools and equipment; e) perform physically demanding duties such as carrying victims, hoisting equipment using ropes, and using heavy equipment; f) establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by the work; g) climb ladders and work at considerable heights; h) understand and execute complex oral and written instructions quickly; i) perform limited mechanical work involved in maintaining fire fighting and rescue apparatus, equipment and tools; j) work as a part of a team and to exercise independent judgement as required; k) cope with stressful situations firmly, courteously and tactfully, and with respect for the rights of others; l) communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; m) drive or operate large fire vehicles in a safe and efficient manner with appropriate instruction.

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DUTIES:

  • Responds to fire alarms and extinguishes fire;
  • Responds to calls for emergency medical services, and renders first aid;
  • Responds to and renders assistance in emergency cases;
  • Cleans and inspects equipment and apparatus after returning from a fire;
  • Inspects equipment and apparatus and notifies superior officer of any defects;
  • Makes minor repairs to equipment and apparatus, performs routine preventative maintenance tasks, and keeps records of such action;
  • Keeps fire station, equipment and grounds in a clean and orderly condition;
  • Participates in training activities and instruction sessions;
  • Acquires and retains a thorough knowledge of the response area, including streets, buildings, water supply, unusual hazards and related items;
  • Performs various public information or education tasks;
  • Enters inspection, training and (on occasion) fire and emergency medical service calls into the records management systems;

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

For information on the following requirements, please see http://www.uaf.edu/fire/how-to-become-a-student-f/)  

Applicant must obtain and submit a Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certificate issued by the University Fire Department or any approved CPAT testing agency before the closing date; 

Applicant must submit with this application and maintain an acceptable criminal history and driving history. 

Applicant must be eligible for student employment and be eligible to work over 20 hours per week. 

Once hired, student employees must maintain a 2.0 semester/cumulative grade point average (GPA) and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours of University coursework per regular semester. 

Once hired, student employees must be able to obtain and maintain a State of Alaska Division of Forestry Emergency Fire Fighter (EFF) red card, including passing the arduous pack test.  

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS

To be complete, this application must include the following supplemental documents: 

1. Complete Candidate Profile (www.uaf.edu/fire/how-to-become-a-student-f/candidate-profile/);
2. Résumé;
3. Driving Record, obtained from your state’s Division of Motor Vehicles;
4. Criminal History, obtained from Alaska State Troopers or other State Police agency;
5. SAT or ACT results;
6. High School Transcript, and;
7. Two letters of recommendation. 

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If already certified as State of Alaska Firefighter I, please attach your certificate. 

This is a pool position and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment; successful applicants will be contacted as positions become available. Candidates who have not obtained State of Alaska Firefighter I certification when job openings occur will be passed over and will remain eligible for future job openings.

Must be 18 years of age by time of hire.

If you have difficulty applying for this posting you may contact UAF Human Resources at (907) 474-7700 or you may contact the Administrative Office at University Fire Department at (907) 474-5770.  

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

At-Will:

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:  http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action:

The University of Alaska is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy or parenthood, genetic code or retaliation.
Pursuant to Board of Regent’ Policy 04.02.040, the University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. This prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use by an employee of a controlled substance in any workplace of the university.

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Advertised:19 Jul 2017 Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close:30 Jun 2018 Alaskan Daylight Time

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Classroom Assistant II (Part Time-4 Positions)


Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting TitleClassroom Assistant II (Part Time-4 Positions)
Posting Number18TM0693
DepartmentCtr-Strategic Urban Ldrshp-Cmd
Overview
Posting Summary

The Classroom Assistant will support the classrooms serving children from ages 0-3 years and creating and maintaining a safe and stimulating environment for young children. This position is responsible for daily care of the children enrolled in his/her class. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: physical caregiving, following an age appropriate daily plan, and facilitation of supportive relationships with co-workers, parents, and students. The Classroom Assistant II ensures, supports, and promotes each child’s safety, health, and development in cooperation with their families and other early childhood professionals in a manner consistent with NAEYC, NJDHS and child care licensing regulations

Position Status
Hours Per Week19.5
Daily Work Shift
FLSANonexempt
Position Salary$10-$12 per hour
Payroll DesignationPeopleSoft
Terms of AppointmentTemporary Staff Appointment – Hourly

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

AA degree, preferably in the field of Early Childhood Education of Child Development from an accredited public or private institution of higher education. Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for Preschool Caregivers required or an equivalent credential that addresses comparable competencies; or must obtain the credential within one year of employment as a Classroom Assistant II.

Preferred Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have (or be willing to obtain) training and experience necessary to develop consistent, stable, and supportive relationships with very young children. Ability to work as part of a multi-program/disciplinary team in providing a variety of services to children and families. Experience working with children from low income families. Valid First Aid/CPR card, food handler’s card, negative TB test, and clear criminal background check required.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions
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Posting Details

Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Open Until FilledNo
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional CampusRutgers University-Camden
Home Location CampusRutgers University-Camden
Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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Working TitleOsteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Ctr Student Worker
Anticipated Starting Academic TermFall
Job TypeStudent
Job CategoryAdministrative/Office Support
Federal Work Study Required?No
Job SummaryThe student will be involved in patient relations, answer phones, scheduling patient appointments, study recruitment assistance, database entry, filing, copying, faxing
Job RequirementsPrior customer service experience, familiarity or interest in medicine/medical terminology and Microsoft Office
Child Protection ClearancesThe following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Hourly Pay Rate$7.65
Anticipated Number of Openings2
Anticipated Hours per Week10-20
Anticipated Weekly Scheduleflexible
CampusPittsburgh
Primary Work LocationKaufmann Bldg, Suite 1110
Posting NumberS-07648-P

 

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

 

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Student Software Developer (FALL)


Student Software Developer (FALL)  
Job Number:
 183298 
Organization
: CIMMS
Job Location
: United States-Oklahoma-Norman
Schedule
: Part-time
Work Schedule: Flexible, 10-20 hours per week
Salary Range: $10.00
Benefits Provided: No 
Required Attachments: Resume, Academic Transcripts, Class Schedule 

Job Description

 

The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) seeks to fill a Student Assistant position to contribute to CIMMS Meteorological Phenomena Identification Near the Ground (mPING) project (http://mping.ou.edu/).

The principal duties of this position are:

  • Develop technical expertise with the Python/Django RESTful system and the packages and tools used in the mPING project
  • Develop a plan for system improvements and changes to the mPING system with CIMMS personnel
  • Document the project by way of creating appropriate wiki pages
  • Potentially work on creating automated backup and system monitoring tools
  • Potentially make modifications and improvements to the iOS and Android mPING apps
  • Potentially develop new display web tools for research purposes
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    Job Requirements

     

    Required Education: Must be currently enrolled in the current Fall 2018 Term as a student at the University of Oklahoma. Hiring contingent upon verification of current student status.

    • Must attach Fall 2018 oZONE class schedule.

    Skills:

    • Strong computer programming skills with particular emphasis on Python and PostgreSQL
    • Strong familiarity with the UNIX/Linux operating environment and web services such as Nginx, Django and RESTful web applications

    Department Preferences:

    • Optional experience with mobile app development on Android and/or iOS is a plus
    • Experience debugging and/or trouble shooting software and hardware issues
    • Experience working with complex software applications and web-based communications
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively with others 
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    Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit https://hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/TB-Testing
     
    Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes
    Special Indications: None 
    Job Posting
    : Oct 30, 2018
    Unposting Date
    : Ongoing

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