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Community Bank is now Hiring - May 28, 2010

Community Bank is currently seeking a seasoned manager with experience in the banking industry, running the day to day operations of a Financial Center.

Candidate should have a minimum of 1 year Sales Management and/or Banking experience and 1 year of supervisory experience. To apply, please visit our website at www.careers.communitybankfl.com.


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Downtown Lakeland Geocache - May 25, 2010

Play the Discover Downtown Geocache Challenge in the month of June! The program runs from June’s First Friday (6/4) to July’s First Friday (7/3). Twelve caches are located in Downtown. A GPS is not required because clues will be given in addition to location coordinates. Participants finding all twelve caches have a chance to win great prizes! Contact Mike Miller at (973)219-7990 or log on to http://bit.ly/LDDAGeocache for more information on the Discover Downtown Geochache Challenge!


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Reserve tickets for the 2010 Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce's Legislative Wrap-Up Breakfast TODAY! - May 17, 2010


THIS Thursday, May 20th

7:00-9:00 AM

Lakeland Yacht and Country Club

929 Lake Hollingsworth Drive

Tickets $25 each

Join us Thursday to hear Senators Dockery and Storm, Representatives McKeel, Stargel, Horner and Woods offer their take on what occurred and didn't during this year's Legislative Session.

To purchase tickets go to www.lakelandchamber.com and click on the Legislative Wrap Up icon or call 688-8551 ext. 228!


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Southwest Florida Water Management District Now Hiring - May 17, 2010

Southwest Florida Water Management District

Senior Communications Coordinator
Position Number: 0054

Closing Date: 05/19/2010

Classification: Professional/Managerial

Location: Brooksville, FL

Job Summary: This is professional work researching, developing, and managing public information and education projects relating to water resources protection, water conservation and other District objectives. We are looking for a candidate with strong background in research, statistical evaluation and implementation of social research projects that have the highest probability of generating behavior change with measureable results. Duties include personally conducting research as well as overseeing consultants who conduct both qualitative and quantitative research. The successful candidate will have the ability to interpret, analyze and apply data to identify, create, implement and evaluate programs. Based on research findings, designs and oversees pilot projects to encourage behavior change. Uses statistical software to conduct analyses of research data and translates technical information and research findings into clear and concise information. Writes for and oversees coordination of survey instruments, focus group protocols, research notifications, research reports, Requests for Proposals, grant proposals, educational materials and other items. Develops scopes of work, develops and oversees program budgets, manages research databases and manages subcontractors for public education projects simultaneously. Strengthens the evaluation and research capabilities of Communications staff and cooperators through training and technical assistance.

Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree in Social Science, Public Health, Public Relations, Communications, Mass Communications, Marketing, Education, Social Marketing, Research, Program Evaluation, Applied Psychology, Sociology or equivalent field with an emphasis on applied research and evaluation and five years' experience involving educational programs, public communications, community-based social marketing, research or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience with SAS and/or SPSS is preferred. Experience in applied research, community-based social marketing, evaluation and contract management is preferred.

Additional Information:

Expected Hiring Range: $46,862.40 - $53,206.40


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Absolute Auction for 5 remaining Lofts at Munn Park - May 13, 2010

An Absolute Auction is coming up on May 22 to sell the five remaining lofts at Lofts on the Park on Munn Park. Some great deals on unique properties are expected.

Details on the auction are available at http://www.higgenbotham.com/docs/1710/Lofts_PIP.pdf.

For further information contact Jerry Herring: jerry@herringandcompany.com.


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Polk County Now Hiring - May 13, 2010

Communication Specialist
Job Number: 10452
Closing Date: 5/14/2010

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited four (4) year college/university and have a minimum of three (3) years public relations, marketing, journalism, computer or business related experience as required for the work effort which applicant is to be employed. Must have a valid drivers license and be able to secure a valid Florida drivers license at the time of employment. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

JOB LOCATION: Tourism & Sports Marketing

WORK SCHEDULE: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday - Days and Hours May Vary

HIRING RATE: $39,332.00 annually (Pay Grade 21/0123)

CLOSING DATE: May 14,2010 dpmbf: 05/17/10 (sm)

Interested applicants and employees should complete a Polk County Application for Employment no later than the closing date indicated above. Applications may only be made electronically on the Polk County BoCC website @ www.polk-county.net

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Sales & Event Representative-Tourism and Sports Marketing
Job Number: 10455
Closing Date: 5/14/2010

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduate of an accredited four (4) year college or university and have a minimum of three (3) years sales, marketing or business related experience. Must have a valid drivers license and be able to secure a valid Florida drivers license at the time of employment. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

JOB LOCATION: Tourism/Sports Marketing Office

WORK SCHEDULE: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday

HIRING RATE: $39,332.00 annually (Pay Grade 21/0346)

CLOSING DATE: May 14, 2010 dpmbf: 05/17/2010 (sm)

http://www.polk-county.net/jobs.aspx?menu_id=24&nav=gov


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AMIkids is now hiring - May 6, 2010

AMIkids Polk, in Lakeland, FL is set to begin a new school board contract. We are looking to hire three full time Certified Teachers, a Director of Education and a part time Assistant Teacher.

For further information, please direct all inquiries to Monti Sommer, polk-ed@amikids.org
Phone Number (863) 682-7600
Fax Number (863) 682-7660.


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