Dodge City Has Jobs!

Job Title: Human Services Specialist
Business: Dept. for Children & Families
Classification: Full Time
Application Deadline: 10/09/2014

Description: The West Region Department for Children and Families (DCF) is now recruiting for a Human Services Specialist position in the Dodge City Service Center. This is a full time benefits eligible position with a salary of $15.75/hour. Minimum requirement: Four years of experience interviewing, investigating, compiling information, documenting decisions, interpreting guidelines and/or providing technical assistance relevant to the agency’s programs. Post-secondary education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. For more information, please send an email to WestJobs@dcf.ks.gov and reference the Requisition number.

How to Apply: An application must be submitted at www.jobs.ks.gov submit to DCF, West Region, Requisition number 178750.

Job Title: Treatment Counselor
Business: New Chance, Inc.
Classification: Full Time
Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Description:  TREATMENT COUNSELOR – Licensed treatment facility seeks treatment counselor – LAC or LCAC. Preference given for bilingual and SB123 training. Generous benefits program. Relocation expense reimbursement available pending completion of a 90-day probation period. Send resume and salary requirements to EMPLOYMENT, PO Box 43, Dodge City, KS 67801.

How to Apply: Send resume and salary requirements to EMPLOYMENT, PO Box 43, Dodge City, KS 67801.

Job Title: Office Clerk/Data Entry
Business: New Chance, Inc.
Classification: Full Time
Application Deadline: 10/10/2014

Description: Full-time Office Clerk/Data Entry. Must be a self starter, with good organizational skills, needs to be people friendly, and have working knowledge of computers and software programs including but not limited to Sage (Peachtree) and Microsoft Office. Benefits include health, life, and disability insurance; 401k plan; and good PTO policy. Wage based on experience. Bi-Lingual a plus.

How to Apply: Apply in person at 2500 E. Wyatt Earp Blvd, Dodge City, KS 67801. No phone calls please.

Job Title: Medical Technologist – Lab
Business: Dodge City Medical Center
Classification: Full Time
Application Deadline: 10/09/2014

Description:

This position requires a high school diploma, ASCP Certification and the ability to draw blood.         Bi-lingual would be a plus but not required. If you are interested in this rewarding career, Dodge City Medical Center would like to receive your application/resume.

How to Apply: Pick up application from front desk or send resume to:

Human Resources

2020 Central Ave.

Dodge City, KS 67801

hr@dodgemedical.com

No phone calls please.

Job Title: Legal Assistant
Business: Account Recovery Specialists, Inc.
Classification: Full Time
Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Description: ARSI, recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Collections, is accepting applications for the following full time position in our Dodge City office: Legal Assistant, previous experience a plus but not required – will train. Looking for energetic, reliable, organized people with typing, phone & computer skills. Bilingual a plus. Join a company with competitive pay and great benefits! Please apply online at www.arsico.com. EOE

How to Applyhttp://www.arsico.com/?section=employment

Job Title: Front Desk/Night Audit
Business: Super 8 Dodge City, KS
Classification: Full Time
Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Description: Checking guests in,answering phone,making reservations, checking guests out,operating computer,filling etc.

How to Apply:  1708 W. Wyatt Earp Blvd., Dodge City, KS.  In person only. No phone calls please.

Job Title: Marketing
Business: Western Kansas Broadcast Center
Classification: Full Time
Application Deadline: 09/30/2014

Description: WESTERN KANSAS BROADCAST CENTER HAS OPENINGS FOR AT LEAST 2 MARKETING REPRESENTATIVES. WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT ARE OUTGOING, FRIENDLY, INQUISITIVE, DEPENDABLE. THEY NEED TO HAVE A STRONG WORK ETHIC AND A POSITIVE ATTITUDE. PRIOR SALES EXPERIENCE IS A PLUS, BUT NOT A REQUIREMENT. THEY MUST HAVE GOOD DAILY TRANSPORTATION AND NO DRIVING RESTRICTIONS OR DWI’S OR ABNORMAL DRIVING VIOLATIONS. THEY MUST BE AVAILABLE ON A FULL-TIME BASIS OR HAVE A VERY FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE. THEY MUST BE GOAL ORIENTED AND BE COMMITED TO SUCCESS. THEY MUST BE NON-SUBSTANCE ABUSERS WITH A CLEAN BACKGROUND THEY WILL BE EXPECTED TO DRESS APPROPRIATELY AND REPORT TO THE JOB DAILY AS REQUIRED. THEY NEED TO BE SELF-STARTERS AND WORK WELL WITH THEIR CO-WORKERS WE REQUIRE A WRITTEN RESUME AND AN ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER TO REACH THEM.

How to Apply: Attn: Scott Smith Western Kansas Broadcast Center 1402 East Kansas Avenue, Garden City, KS 67801

Policom Corporation has just released a 2014 Economic Strength Ranking for the Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas in the U.S.

According to the Policom report, Metropolitan Statistical Areas have at least one urbanized area with a population of at least 50,000, plus adjacent territory (counties) which have a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured by commuting. A Micropolitan Statistical Area must have an urbanized area (city) with a population of at least 10,000 but fewer than 50,000.

Out of 536 Micropolitan areas, Dodge City is ranked 21st in the Nation. That also makes Dodge City the highest ranked Micropolitan city in the State of Kansas.

Below is the ranking of each Micropolitan city in Kansas and a graph, which indicates the historic economic strengths of Dodge City and Garden City.

To view the complete reports go to: www.policom.com

Micropolitan Rankings for Kansas Cities

Dodge City               21
Junction City           59
Salina                       104
Hays                         191
Hutchinson             199
McPherson              204
Liberal                      229
Garden City             273
Great Bend              319
Coffeyville               329
Ottawa                     402
Emporia                  413
Parsons                   474
Pittsburg                 508
Atchison                  523

Job Title: Alignment/Suspension Technician
Business: Maupin’s Truck Parts
Classification: Full Time
Application Deadline: 10/15/2014

Description: Maupin’s Truck Parts, INC. is seeking to hire a full time Alignment / Suspension Technician. The ideal candidate will be self motivated, hard working and willing to learn. Alignment / Suspension experience preferred but we will train the right candidate. Must have own tools. Apply in person at Maupin’s Truck Parts, INC. Suspension and Alignment Center located at South 1502 Minneola Road, in Dodge City.

How to Apply:  In person at Maupin’s Truck Parts 1502 Minneola Road, Dodge City, KS

Since July 2010, when Dodge City became a Main Street community, we have been keeping track of the flow of businesses, job creation, dollars being invested and volunteer hours that all contribute to the revitalization of our downtown area. Below is the current and up-to-date statistics of what has been accomplished in the downtown over this time frame.

Public/Private Reinvestment: $1,731,793
Volunteer Hours: 4,006
Volunteer Contribution in Dollars: $62,225
Net New Businesses/Jobs Created: 12/25

Downtown Improvement Program
Launched in 2011 with funding from the Why Not Dodge Sales Tax fund, the Downtown Revitalization Improvement Program offers a 50/50 exterior grant up to $10,000 or a 50/50 zero-percent interest loan up to $10,000 to any downtown property owner who is a member of Main Street to help make repairs and improvements to the downtown buildings.

Exterior Grants Awarded: 17
Amount Awarded: $77,501.96
Interior Loans Awarded: 2
Amount Awarded: $20,000
Total Amount Leveraged from Private Businesses (Estimated) : $201,879.00

Over the last few months, the downtown improvement program has helped complete several downtown improvements projects. These include:

  • Michael & Liliana Zuniga, owners of West Coast Plaza at 601 N. 2nd Avenue, recently purchased the properties located on 605-609 N. 2nd Avenue as well as 306-308 Gunsmoke Avenue. They received an exterior 50/50 grant, as well as an interior zero-percent interest loan, to remove all the aluminum awnings and siding on 605-609 N. 2nd Avenue, purchase new signage, replace the flooring in all three storefronts, as well as make repairs to all the walls and ceilings. In addition, Michael & Liliana also received a 50/50 exterior grant to help remove the aluminum awning and siding off 306-308 Gunsmoke and restore the original brick façade. Interior improvements were also made to the two storefronts as well. Future plans include restoring the second-story apartments located above 605-609 N. 2nd Avenue.
  • John Hawkins, with Hawkins Investments, Inc. and owner of 320 W. Wyatt Earp where Pizza Hut is located, recently purchased the properties located at 313-319 Gunsmoke. John has received a 50/50 exterior grant, as well as an interior zero-percent interest loan to make initial repairs to the exterior windows on the Gunsmoke properties, as well as make several mechanical upgrades to the buildings as well. Future projects include building three apartments above the property located at 320 W. Wyatt Earp.

New Businesses/Business Relocations
With all the recent improvements made to several of the downtown properties, there have been several new businesses or business relocations take place within the downtown historic district. These include:

  • You-nique Elements Photography, a new business to the downtown district, is located at 607 N. 2nd Avenue and offers and large variety of photography sessions with everything from newborn and family to senior portraits.
  • Martinez Sewing, a current downtown business located along Front Street, will be relocating to 609 N. 2nd Avenue beginning September 1st.
  • The Antique Mall, also new to the downtown district, will be moving into the recently renovated space on 308 Gunsmoke Avenue beginning September 1st.
  • Tri-County Insurance, ran by John Hawkins, has recently renovated and moved into the property located 317 Gunsmoke Avenue.
  • Dulcelandia, originally located at 609 N. 2nd Avenue, has filled the vacant storefront at 504 N. 2nd Avenue, and will be celebrating it’s Grand Opening in the new location on Saturday, August 16th.
  • Ray’s Clock Shop, located at 108 Front Street, recently opened in the downtown area and offers a large variety of clock repair services.

Job Title: CDL Truck Driver
Business: KBK Industries, LLC
Classification: Full Time
Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Description: KBK Industries, LLC, located in Rush Center, KS, is looking to hire Truck Drivers. We are looking for regional drivers with a CDL who want weekly home time. Typical Monday through Friday deliveries. Competitive pay and excellent benefits.

How to Apply: To apply call Trevor at 785-372-4331.

Job Title: Sales Position
Business: Robinson Discount Furniture
Classification: Full Time
Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Description: Opening for a full time sales professional. Must be energetic, outgoing, and enjoy decorating. Full benefit package with excellent income potential.

How to Apply:  In person at 2601 N. 14th Ave. Dodge City, KS.

Job Title: Road & Bridge Supervisor
Business: Ford County
Classification: Full Time
Application Deadline: 10/10/2014

Description: Responsible for the supervision of the Road & Bridge Division and all related operations, work efforts, personnel, and machinery. The employee in this position exercises considerable independent judgment in decisions and assigns work details and supervises activities of subordinate personnel. The Road & Bridge Superintendent is responsible for notifying the County Administrator of problems encountered.

How to Apply: Applications may be picked up in the County Administrator’s office. 100 Gunsmoke St., Dodge City, KS or online hrepartners.com

 

Job Title: Heavy Equipment Operator/Truck Driver
Business: Ford County
Classification: Full Time
Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Description: Skilled work in the operation of a wide variety of heavy and light equipment used for the construction and maintenance of county roads, bridges, and the like. Work involves responsibility for the maintenance and efficient operation of heavy construction equipment. Employee also performs manual tasks related to road and bridge maintenance and rehabilitation and maintains equipment.

How to Apply: Applications may be picked up in the County Administrator’s office. 100 Gunsmoke St., Dodge City, KS or online hrepartners.com

 

Job Title: Receptionist
Business: Family Practice Associates
Classification: Full Time
Application Deadline: 09/26/2014

Description: Busy Medical Clinic hiring receptionist. Job description includes answering the phone, making appointments, taking messages and collecting money. Must be able to multi-task

How to Apply: Send resume to Family Practice Associates at 120 W Ross Blvd Dodge City, KS 67801