JOB CONNECTION 6-6-22

The Outpost Bar & Grille is hiring positions for servers, food runners, bussers, and bartenders, stop by for an application at 14057 Golf Club Drive, open Wed 10:30-7pm; Thursdays-Sunday 10:30-8pm

***NOW HIRING*** Administrative Assistant, Dispatch, and Plumbers and Plumber technicians.. We are also hiring Pump Truck Drivers (CDL is required for pump truck driver). Please send your resume to Echols Plumbing and AC at office@echolsplumbingandac.com or drop it off in person at 2233 Hwy 98 North.

Royals Furniture is looking to hire a delivery personal, must be 18 years of age, valid driver’s license, drug free workplace, full time position, call Peggy @ 863-763-6293

Sweet Peas grocery store located at 2558 NE 144th St is looking for motivated hard working individuals to work at our store. Must be able to work nights and weekends. The store is open 7-7 Monday thru Friday. For more information or to fill out an application please come by the store during business hours

KD construction is looking for a skilled laborer. Great pay and benefits. Call/text 863-532-6749 for more information

Full time local employee wanted. Duties include tractor driving, patching fence, and general ranch maintenance.  Ranch is located off Eagle Island Road.  Salary to commence experience. Full benefit package after 90 days. Please call the office at Rollins Ranch 772-567-9001 and speak with Cortney Lewis.

We are looking for a Class A CDL tractor trailer driver for store door delivery to Publix, Costco, Bj’s Clubs, Sams Clubs and other customers. Great benefits and pay, home daily. Min of 1-2 years experience driving tractor trailer, Good MVR report. Apply in person at 6800 NE 120th ST Okeechobee or contact Amy at 1-863-357-1515

Prestige Aluminum has openings for helpers, carpenters experience, drug free work place, will train, must have a ride to and from work, call Michael @ 863-697-1447

Tender Care Daycare and Preschool are looking for an energetic positive person to join our team! High school diploma, 18 years of age. Certification a plus. Hours needed are 11-6, and 230-6. Stop in for an interview today with Lindsay or Debbie

HOSS ALUMINUM LOOKING FOR INSTALLERS AND LABORERS PAY BASED ON EXPERIENCE CONTACT CHARLES 863-697-3751

CLAY AGRICULTURAL FENCE LOOKING FOR LABORERS PAY BASED ON EXPERIENCE CONTACT CHARLES 863-697-3751. BOTH BUSINESS FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED

Home Depot of Okeechobee; PULLER – ORDER FULFILLMENT ASSOCIATE  14.50 PER HOUR; Hours  5am-10a and 6p-10p ; LUMBER SALES ASSOCIATE 14.50 PER HOUR– HOURS VARY BETWEEN 5AM AND 6PM. CANDIDATES NEED TO BE AVAILABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS. APPLY ON LINE @ CAREER DEPOT.COM, MUST BE 18 JOR OVER FOR BOTH LISTED POSITIONS 

Okeechobee County School Board is hiring substitute teachers. You must have a High School diploma or GED to apply. Starting pay is $11.50 an hour and goes up to $13.50. To apply visit www.okee.k12.fl.us/apply. For more details contact Amanda Liscomb at 863-462-5000 extension 1028

PRP Construction is seeking EXPERIENCED Pipe Layers in installation of underground utilities including water, sewer,drainage positions! Pay rate hourly $22.00 to $45.00 depending on experience! Call 772-597-6923 Ext 0 leave name & number

Morgan’s Furniture is looking for a motivated employee. Position is full time, must have a valid drivers license. Will need to be able to load and unload trucks, organize warehouse, and make deliveries. Please apply in person at 707 SW Park st. Okeechobee Fl. 34972

Looking for an ATV or small engine mechanic; if interested call 863-634-0949

Join the great team at Everglades Equipment Group in Okeechobee!  They are looking for a self-motivated individuals to fill immediate “Grade A Technician” positions.  Applicants should have mechanical knowledge, 3-5 years experience working on Ag or Construction equipment, experience in repair of diesel engines and basic data entry skills.  Strong communication skills and able to work in a fast-paced setting. An equal opportunity employer. For more details, stop by for application at 820 US Highway 98 North or visit evergladesfarmequipment.com.

Smartstyle is now looking to hire a stylist! Full or part-time, high traffic salon, guaranteed pay,insurance, 401k,vacations. Need to be able to work weekends and nights, must be licensed. Smartstyle, Deanna. 863 467 6663

Unlimited Trucking is currently seeking a Class A CDL driver with flatbed experience. Valid Class A CDL with two years experience required. They’re also seeking sod crew leaders to join our team. Experience with skid loader, front end loaders, gooseneck trailers, and supervision of others required. Monday-Friday schedule. Please call the office at 863-357-5700 or come complete an application at 4901 NW 240th st.

Sage Insurance Group is hiring licensed insurance agent with a 2-15 license covering life, health, and annuity sales. If you have experience with life insurance, annuities or Medicare sales,  please apply at 203 South E. 2nd Ave, ask For Dana or Kelli 863-443-4550

Local company seeking Class A & B drivers for Dump Truck, Semi & Lowboy – Monday thru Friday, Local work – Great pay rate Experience preferred but may train the right person; also looking for a Track hoe/Loader Operator with experience in Land Clearing & Earth Moving, call 772-678-1661 if interested

KFC of Okeechobee is hiring for all positions. starting at $10 per hour but it’s negotiable according to experience.  Pick up an application at the store at 3387 US 441 South in the Publix Plaza or go to Snag A Job dot com.

Lunkers Sports Grill is hiring all positions Cooks, busboys, and servers. No experience needed as we will train for all positions. Come in anytime and fill out an application.

BTC Builders, Inc. is looking for Carpenter Helpers. We are looking for motivated workers with transportation. Please apply in person at 2207 US Hwy 441 SE. Okeechobee, FL 34974 Across from Pier II Motel, Office Hours are Monday- Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Admiral construction has opening for construction laborer. Experience a plus, will train. Starting at 16$ hr. Must be reliable, and have transportation. Call Matthew Green at 863 447 3499

Choice Automotive is looking for an Automotive Technician with diagnostic skills. Having an A-S-E certification is a bonus. Must be able to start right away and have your own tools. Apply in person. No Phone calls please. Choice Automotive 704 NE 2nd Avenue behind Sears

Lykes Bros Inc. is NOW HIRING for:

  • Ranch Hand – $1,000 Sign-On Bonus
  • Silver Lake Preserve Cook/Housekeeper
  • Silver Lake Preserve Hunting Guide

Lykes Bros. Inc. provides excellent employee benefits, including group health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, 401(k) with company match, company housing*, paid vacation, and holidays. To learn more about each position click on the job description. *Company housing is being offered per the terms of the Lykes Housing Agreement. There is no guarantee of company housing throughout the term of employment

Jobs at Gilbert Family of Companies:

  • Automotive Product (Sales) Specialist/Certified Technology Expert – Candidate will approach, greet and offer assistance or direction to any customer who enters the dealership showroom or sales lot. Assist customers in selecting vehicle by asking questions and listening carefully to their responses. Must be able to explain product performance as well as optional equipment available. Will be performing professional, high-quality and knowledgeable presentation and demonstration of new vehicles. Qualifications and Skills:Previous dealership experience is a plus. Strong communication skills required. High quality customer services skills a must.
  • Lube Technician needed for dealership.  Technicians will perform oil change as well as other automotive services with focus on our customer’s needs and expectations.  You will work in a fast-paced environment and be responsible for quality workmanship.
  • Gilbert Ford is currently seeking experienced Ford Certified Technicians and Ford Certified Diesel Technicians. Qualified candidates must have prior shop experience and their own tools. We are growing and need top talent to service our customers. Candidates with a track record of quality service and certification are highly encouraged to apply. We are seeking solid, reliable and honest technicians who have excellent customer service skills and are a team player. Competitive wages based on experience. Sign on bonus available to qualified candidates. Possible relocation assistance. Full time benefits offered.
  • Gilbert Chevrolet is looking for a full time Collision Center Maintenance Technician & Full Time Body Technician for our busy Collision Center.  You will be responsible for delivering high quality body shop repairs without comebacks and maintaining high customer satisfaction.  Must have own tools.  

F & I Manager: Responsibilities

• Provide recommendations and assistance to customers in order to arrange the financing of their purchases. Present customers with additional product offerings to enhance their         vehicle and ownership experience.
• Ensure sales are structured to produce the highest profitability.
• Maintains proficiency and certifications as required for the position.
• Accurately desks deals submit deals to lenders for approval, make credit decisions, and effectively closes deals.
• Ensure every deal is fully aligned with local, state, and federal guidelines.
• Prepares paperwork, contracts, and delivers deals.
• Accurately audit team deals Post-Sale and deeply analyze for improvements.
• Guarantee the expeditious funding of all contracts.

Qualifications

  • College degree preferred or equivalent experience
  •  Knowledge of dealership finance and insurance procedures
  • Sharp organizational skills
  • Proficient at structuring deals for maximum profitability
  • Well-versed in title laws and registration process
  • Professional personal appearance and extraordinary verbal/written communication skills
  • Must be able to pass a background check including drivers license. 
  • IT Operations Specialist
  • Oversee IT Operations
  • Work with senior management to maintain and support all system strategies
  • Analyze business requirements for IT needs and systems
  • Works to increase user satisfaction
  • Assess need for new equipment and software
  • Manage service requests submitted ensuring all requests are handled professionally, with the highest quality of service possible.
  • Answer IT related questions, provide advice and training to users
  • Maintain one-to-one contact with users throughout the lifecycle of an incident or request.
  • Stay up-to-date and aware of all applicable IT systems and remain continuously engaged in enhancing the user experience
  • Maintain existing systems and programs, ensuring that necessary maintenance & updates are completed
  • Stay up to date on cyber security, security risks, manage annual security risk evaluation process, and ensure overall system security and integrity

Service Advisor – 

  • Oversee service orders and flow of Drive Lane. Ensure that customers receive prompt, courteous, and effective service.
  • Take ownership of the customer’s experience by carrying out those additional assignments that allow the dealership to leave a positive impression with the customer.
  • Provide concierge support for all owner inquiries, whether phone or in person, to assure the customer does not get mishandled.
  • Ensure the daily inventory of technicians’ time is consistently sold to service customers.
  • Answer technical questions about vehicle problems, warranties, services, and repairs.
  • Maintain Customer Success Index at or above company standards.
  • Assist in diagnosing vehicle problems; order parts and tools as necessary.
  • Reinforces company policies and adheres to company standards.
  • Encourages compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with factory(s) and foster positive employee relations.

Parts Specialist

  • Experience, preferred
  • Oversee the parts sales process from start to finish.
  • Communicate with staff and customers in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Converse effectively/efficiently regarding customer parts status.
  • Read and understand the parts catalog when looking up and speaking to specific parts.
  • Answer phone calls, provide price quotes and other information to customers.
  • Review body shop estimates to verify the parts ordered are correct and all pricing is in line with the estimate.
  • Provide high level service to both internal and external customers.
  • Pull/fill orders from stock and maintain weekly bin checks to ensure accuracy of stock.
  • Notify parts manager of out-of-stock parts or shop materials that need immediate attention.
  • Locate out-of-stock parts from outside source and submit an emergency order, if necessary.
  • Make sure all internal requests for parts are billed on service repair order.
  • Receive payment from retail customers or obtains credit authorization.

**For all jobs, please apply online at GilbertHasit.com. They are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace, most jobs available require you to pass a background check and have a valid driver’s license.

JW Turf Farms has an immediate opening for a full-time mechanic who will be responsible for inspecting, maintaining, repairs, assembly, and possible overhauls on farm equipment, irrigation, and vehicles.  This position requires the potential employee to be able to work on a various type of equipment that includes but not limited to tractors, harvesters, pumps, and other mechanized equipment. This potential candidate must be able to carry out written and oral instructions, posses clear verbal communication skills, be willing to work with a team, be self-motivated, and have reliable transportation to and from work.

Position Requirements:

Minimum of 3 years’ experience of working on equipment; preferable in Agricultural.

Knowledge of rebuilding, replacing, or repairing vehicle parts such as brakes, transmission lines, electrical assemblies, and accessories.

Diesel mechanical knowledge is preferred.

Knowledge of operating shop equipment including but not limited to power tools, hoist, gauges, etc.

Experience in repairing, diagnosing, and maintaining of diesel and small engines.

Perform routine vehicle and equipment maintenance and preventive care.

A valid driver license with an acceptable MVR.

Candidate will be required to demonstrate a variety of skills ranging from basic to complex.  

Must be organized, detail oriented and be able to meet deadlines.

Follow and uphold JW Turf Farms Drug Free Workplace Policies and Procedures.

Follow and uphold JW Turf Farms Safety Policies and Procedures, Driver Policies, and Employee Handbook.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred, but not required.

Physical Requirements:

Be able to lift and carry items up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.

Be able to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stretch, and squat for long periods of time. May be required to stand for long periods of time.

Be able to withstand up to 11-hour days year-round, with farm conditions including but not limited to summer heat, rain, mud, extreme dust during dry/drought periods, limited shade conditions during some work tasks.

Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with company and OSHA standards, and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.

Benefits:

Paid Sick Time

Paid Vacation

Paid Holidays

JW Turf Farms Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, email resume to crystal@jwturffarms.com or contact Crystal at (863) 447-5057 to schedule a time to pick up an application.

OCF 27 Corporation is looking for a full time Class A CDL Truck Driver who will be responsible for the safe and timely delivery of sod and equipment to our customers. You will be responsible for driving and maintaining the truck and trailer you will be assigned to, as well as working closely with the General Farm and Field Manger.

A valid CDL driver’s license is required. Successful candidates must have a clean driving record, current medical card, minimum of three years of driving experience, and pass DOT required drug testing.

Position Requirements:

Experience with completing pre and post inspection sheets.

Knowledge of Electronic Logging Device is a plus, but not a requirement.

Driver needs to know how to properly secure sod and equipment for transportation.

Operate powered industrial vehicles that include forklifts, and piggy backs in a safe manner.

Drivers are paid hourly, and pay is based on driving experience.

All loads are located within the state of Florida, and all drivers are home every night.

Must be able to maintain records for tickets, returned pallets, returned tubes and timesheet.

Customarily lifts 20-30 pounds and periodically will be required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Maintain professional representation of the Company in all interactions with all customers and through responsible driving.

Abide all company safety policies as well as the state regulated laws of Department of Transportation, and FMCSA.

Ability to apply knowledge commercial driving and skills in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic, inclement weather, or in tight unloading areas.

Ability to carry out written and oral instructions.

Posses excellent time management skills.

OCF 27 Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.