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  1. Licensed Practical Nurse

    May 23, 2016 by careers

    The Center School in Holyoke, MA invites applicants for a Licensed Practical Nurse position. Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited LPN program and be licensed as an LPN by the MA Board of Registration in Nursing; experience working with children with severe special needs is strongly preferred. Hours of this position are flexible during the school day (Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m.) and can be full-time, part-time or per diem. Salary/wage rate is commensurate with education and years of experience.

    Position Overview: The LPN is responsible for providing clinical support to the Registered Nurses by providing high quality nursing care services to students in accordance with policies and procedures.

    Position Responsibilities:

    • Provides administration of medication, documentation and assists with inventory.
    • Provides first aid/medical treatment for students and coordinates with case manager and parent/guardian any need for follow up treatment.
    • Provides emergency first aid for work related staff injury and recommends appropriate medical follow up.
    • Provides mandated periodic student health screening assessments.
    • Assesses students after physical restraint and records/maintains appropriate documentation.
    • Maintains student health records and ensures that records are complete and up to date.
    • Understands Individual Health Plans as indicated and provides relevant information to staff to assist in students’ care.
    • Assists teachers with health groups as indicated; researches information if indicated.
    • Maintains contact with health care providers and school staff as indicated.
    • Serves as a contact for school psychiatrist and school physician.
    • Participates in supervision and maintains a commitment to professional development.
    • Remains current and knowledgeable in all federal and state regulations, including Department of Public Health and DESE.
    • Maintains professional licensure and participates in conferences, workshops or other courses for professional development.
    • Facilitates the dissemination of student information through participation in morning and afternoon meetings, as needed.
    • Liaisons with outside agencies and authorities, including medical providers and school district personnel, and represents school in a professional manner at community meetings and events.
    • Attends all scheduled school meetings and trainings.
    • Provides/assists with mentoring and training to staff, including orientation training and annual training in bloodborne pathogens, emergency procedures, etc.

     

    Please submit a letter of interest and resume by May 27, 2016 to:

    Human Resources, The Center School, 1913 Northampton Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

    or via email to: tvanotti@positiveregard.com


  2. Tender

    May 23, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: Covestro
    Location: Massachusetts

    To make quality sheet to satisfy customer needs through training and experience.  To improve added value to the company. Operation of machine tolerances, specs. materials, location of such and to do all operations in a timely fashion.  Also monitor machine quality, neatness, inspection and packaging.  This is an entry level position.

    Qualifications:

    High School diploma, high school math and measurement skills, willingness to work on computer technology, and have an understanding of how information reporting through computer software has an impact on decisions.

    Ability to work 12 hour shifts in a routine schedule including Saturdays and Sundays and overtime (mandatory and voluntary) as business demands require.

    To apply, if interested, please apply at www.career.covestro.com


  3. Associate Claims Consultant

    May 23, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
    Location:
    Pittsfield, MA / Holyoke, MA

    This position is responsible for the provision of expertise in helping to fulfill contractual commitments made to policyholders by demonstrating a cultural/philosophical foundation of expeditious evaluations and fact based claim decisions, while concentrating efforts on ensuring customer satisfaction of the highest level.

    Responsibilities:

    This position utilizes problem solving, analytical, written and verbal communication skills to ensure timely and appropriate disability claim decisions while providing superior customer service to all internal and external customers.

    Proactively develop and execute an appropriate plan of action for pending and ongoing disability claims assigned by utilizing, managing and directing appropriate resources.  Conduct timely and accurate benefit determination in accordance with policy provisions and regulatory and internal standards while providing sound customer service to all internal and external customers. Maintain a professional presence through clear verbal and written communication.

    Contribute to continued enhancement of claim process, policies, procedures and systems.

    Assist in the development and mentoring of Associate Claims Consultants and Claim Consultants.

    Participate in various department projects.

    Competencies/Skills:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Critical thinking and analytical skills
    • Demonstrated accountability and initiative for providing excellent customer service
    • Meets expectations for accuracy and quality of work
    • Must exhibit a positive attitude and remain in control during stressful situations
    • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks within time expectations.
    • Demonstrated ability to remain adaptable and contribute to a work environment that seeks and recognizes continuous improvement
    • Demonstrated ability to interact with confidence while engaging in open discussions in an effort to build rapport with others
    • Demonstrated knowledge of disability products and services

    Knowledge:

    • Sound knowledge of Berkshire’s products, administration and claims procedures a plus
    • Strong knowledge of PC Applications (including Microsoft Office, Cypress, etc.) 

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience 
    • ALHC preferred 
    • Financial, medical, occupational and investigative experience  
    • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a disability claims environment or equivalent work experience required 

    Other Requirements:

    • Occasional field travel
    • Please note that in addition to a current resume, the business will require a cover letter for consideration.
    • If hired for our Holyoke, MA office, you will be required to travel to Pittsfield, MA office for Claims training.

    Company Overview:

    The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, currently ranked #254 on theFortune 500, is the country’s fourth largest mutual insurer. As of December 31, 2014, Guardian reports $1.3 billion in operating income, $6.8 billion in capital and $81.1 billion in assets under management. Guardian consistently scores high marks for financial strength from all four major credit rating agencies and enjoys a strong competitive position in each of its four major businesses: Individual Life, Group Insurance, Individual Disability and Retirement Solutions.

    As a mutual company, Guardian is owned by its policyholders and the Company’s 6,000 employees and 3,000 financial representatives are aligned with its mission to help individuals, families and small businesses achieve financial security and protection.

    Guardian has earned a reputation for financial stability and an unwavering commitment to the long-term interests of its policyholders and customers. This commitment has provided a foundation for Guardian to continue to evolve and thrive for over 150 years.

    Guardian states its aspiration in the following way: “To be the trusted mutual partner, delivering financial security how, when, and where our clients prefer.”

    Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable laws.

    To apply, if interested, please fill out the online application here


  4. Claims & Policy Services Call Center Representative

    May 23, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
    Location: Pittsfield, MA / Holyoke, MA

    This position is responsible for providing excellent customer service that supports Berkshire’s and our customer’s standards for quality for all products administered by Berkshire and Guardian.

    Responsibilities:

    • Creates the customer experience that builds loyalty and persistency by presenting our customer with high-quality tangible value-added services through a focus on attitude and accommodations of Berkshire and Guardian’s disability insurance products, services, company operations and initiatives.
    • Supports Berkshire’s and our customer’s standards for service quality and time standards.  This primarily involves providing internal and external clients with courteous, prompt and accurate information relating to Berkshire’s and Guardian’s Disability Insurance products and services.
    •  Serves the critical role of listening to customers and identifying needs, wants and expectations.
    • Provides consultation, guidance and problem resolution for fellow associates and to all internal and external customers as they relate to the various Claims and Policy Services functions and services.
    •  Upholds quality assurance of associates through regular check-pointing of work.  This includes performing effective correspondence and process evaluations and providing constructive feedback to peers.
    •  Performs additional assignments as required.
    •  Demonstrated accountability and initiative for providing excellent customer service through demonstrated ability to listen, express empathy and concern
    •  Meets expectations for accuracy and quality of work
    •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both internal and external customer
    •  Demonstrated ability to exercise good problem solving and judgment
    •  Ability to become proficient with Berkshire systems (CLOAS, Tracking, Client Manger an GUI systems)
    •  Must exhibit a positive attitude and remain in control during stressful situations
    •  Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks within time expectations
    •  Demonstrated ability to remain adaptable and contribute to a work environment that seeks and recognizes continuous improvement
    • Demonstrates the confidence to take ownership and responsibility to follow-through on commitments with aim to exceed customer expectations
    •  Willing to develop an expertise of disability products and services
    • Understands impact of work on the areas of the business
    • Understands how individual and unit goals support broader department and corporate goals
    • Practical knowledge of the Claims and Policy Services organization

     

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    High School Diploma or Equivalent

    Licensed registered agent a plus

    Experience:

    Customer Service and Insurance background preferred

    Other:

    Bilingual in Spanish a plus

    Company Overview:

    The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, currently ranked #254 on the Fortune 500, is the country’s fourth largest mutual insurer. As of December 31, 2014, Guardian reports $1.3 billion in operating income, $6.8 billion in capital and $81.1 billion in assets under management. Guardian consistently scores high marks for financial strength from all four major credit rating agencies and enjoys a strong competitive position in each of its four major businesses: Individual Life, Group Insurance, Individual Disability and Retirement Solutions.

    As a mutual company, Guardian is owned by its policyholders and the Company’s 6,000 employees and 3,000 financial representatives are aligned with its mission to help individuals, families and small businesses achieve financial security and protection.

    Guardian has earned a reputation for financial stability and an unwavering commitment to the long-term interests of its policyholders and customers. This commitment has provided a foundation for Guardian to continue to evolve and thrive for over 150 years.

    Guardian states its aspiration in the following way: “To be the trusted mutual partner, delivering financial security how, when, and where our clients prefer.”

    Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

    To apply, if interested, please fill out the online application here


  5. Head Treatment Plant Operator

    May 12, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: City of Pittsfield
    Location: Pittsfield, MA

    The Department of Public Utilities, Wastewater Division, is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Head Treatment Plant Operator position (HTPO). Working under the plant superintendent, the HTPO provides supervision to Wastewater personnel, and operates and maintains machinery and equipment in and around the Wastewater treatment plant and adjacent facilities. The HTPO checks machinery and equipment for malfunctions, and conducts regular and preventative maintenance and repairs.

    40 Hours, Monday – Friday
    Salary: $39,543 – $44,647 annually

    Responsibilities:

    • As a shift supervisor, provides first level supervisory control and responsibility for security, operation and performance of the wastewater treatment facilities and their operation.
    • Checks machinery and equipment for malfunctions; conducts regular & routine preventative maintenance; makes repairs to or assists in the repair or overhaul of process machinery & equipment.
    • Makes routine laboratory tests at various stages of treatment in accordance with standard procedures, and makes changes in treatment chemicals and equipment as required to maintain treatment performance within established limits. Obtains and records readings of instruments, makes adjustments in equipment as indicated or required and maintains operation and treatment logs.
    • Performs treatment related duties as required, including but not limited to: grounds maintenance, treated water and wastestream sampling on or off the several facilities operating valves and gates to adjust flow rates, adjusting recording instruments, performing inventories of and ordering chemicals as directed, changing chlorine cylinders, operating motor vehicles in support of various treatment related operations, and salting/sanding/plowing snow in support of the facility operations.
    • Performs incidental custodial cleaning and maintenance painting required to maintain plant facilities in neat, clean and orderly fashion.
    • Performs other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications:

    • At least two (2) years of full-time experience in a position of responsibility as a treatment plant operator or equivalent, involved with operation of complex water treatment works, including satisfactory experience in charge of a shift or work crew.
    • Valid Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate – Grade 6C; Valid Massachusetts driver’s license
    • Knowledge of and familiarity with wastewater or water treatment processes, primary & secondary clarification, trickling filter operation, nitrification, anaerobic digestion, chlorination, phosphorous removal, sludge dewatering and disposal and NPDES permit requirements. Knowledge of and familiarity with basic water chemistry & laboratory procedures and equipment used in water and wastewater analysis.
    • Knowledge of and familiarity with construction and operating characteristics of valves, gates, pumps, motors, compressors and other equipment as used in water or wastewater treatment plants and processors.
    • Physical ability and agility sufficient to operate valve, gates, and other equipment as required in treatment facility or pumping operation and control involving the entry into manholes and vaults, climbing ladders, etc.

     

    Deadline to apply: Friday, May 27, 2016

    For a full job description and/or to apply, please visit our careers page: https://CityOfPittsfield.Hyrell.com

     

     


  6. Accounts Payable & Payroll Specialist

    May 12, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: Crane Stationery
    Location: North Adams, MA

    We’re looking for an Accounts Payable & Payroll Specialist to join our Accounting team based in North Adams, Massachusetts. In this position you will be responsible for the timely and accurate processing of accounts payable and the company payroll. The accounts payable functions will comprise approximately 75% of this position while the payroll functions will comprise the remaining 25%.

    Crane Stationery is a newly formed privately held company with over 200 years of operation as the recognized market leader in the high end stationery industry. Since 1801, this luxury brand has produced 100% cotton quality paper for personalized notes, business stationery, wedding invitations, birth announcements, calling cards and more. The business produces elegant stationery under the William Arthur, Vera Wang and Crane & Co. brands for personal and corporate customers worldwide. The Company has over 250 employees most of whom are located at the manufacturing facility in North Adams, Massachusetts.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Working on cross functional teams to streamline AP process improvements
    • Running monthly Accounts Payable financial integrity reports
    • Processing freight bills in system for merchandise received and/or shipped, ensuring freight charges are applied to correct G/L accounts
    • Processing check requisitions from internal departments for miscellaneous expenses (i.e. permits, licenses) and accurately entering expense vouchers into system
    • Processing year end 1099 Tax information and editing reports ensuring that 1099 reporting information to the IRS is accurate
    • Processing payroll for both the weekly/hourly and monthly/salary paid employees
    • Ensuring the accuracy of both the input and the output from the system
    • Assisting HR in maintaining employee master data as it pertains to compensation changes.
    • Maintaining all records pertaining to payroll and payroll deductions

     

    Qualifications:

    • Associate’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience
    • Experience with integrated Accounting, Purchasing and Inventory Management Systems
    • Knowledge of/experience with outside payroll systems
    • Must maintain a high level of confidentiality
    • Strong math skills and attention to detail
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure and stress involving deadlines
    • Manual dexterity and visual accuracy required to work with accounting systems
    • Ability to represent the Company in a professional and positive way to all existing/potential vendors and develop rapport where possible. An adaptive and accommodating demeanor is essential given cultural and other diversity among vendors 
    •  ERP System experience, experience with JD Edwards a plus

     

    Crane Stationery offers a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, including health, dental, vision, a 401(k) retirement plan and more. Qualified candidates are invited to apply at www.careersatcrane.com


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