North County Job Opportunities

11/7/2019


10/4/2019

Accountant
STL Partnership

THE POSITION

The Accountant shall be responsible for preparation of work papers, schedules, exhibits, and summaries based on analysis of general ledger accounts. They will examine a variety of accounting documents to verify accuracy of computations and to ascertain that all transactions are properly supported, are in accordance with pertinent policies and procedures, and are classified and recorded according to governmental accounting standards.  In addition, they will be responsible for review and accuracy of cash receipts and disbursements transactions – including payroll.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual work papers; to include reconciliations and analysis of general ledger accounts that provide the work papers for the annual financial statements and interim reports.
  • Provides accounting support to programmatic divisions of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.
  • Ensures financial transactions comply with organizational policies and procedures, in addition to federal and state policies and procedures.
  • Review disbursement transactions, payroll, and invoices, prior to entry into accounting system.
  • Maintains fixed asset records, provides for annual depreciation as applicable, and completes annual physical inventory. Prepares documents to provide for disposal of assets.
  • Processes and records payroll.
  • Prepares cash/check deposits and related accounting entries.
  • Prepares and processes cash disbursements.
  • Data entry into the accounting system.

Marginal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform various other duties and functions as required or assigned within area of expertise or scope of the position.

THE NEED

Professional qualifications for this position include:

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business administration, with a concentration in accounting

EXPERIENCE: Two to Four years of progressive experience (non-profit or governmental industry desired). Must have experience working with GASB (required).

THE REWARD

Commensurate with experience, we offer a competitive base salary and a culture which fosters and supports creativity and innovation. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership offers a full range of employee benefits as well.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume to https://stlpartnership.aaimtrack.com.

Also, applicants are encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the organization: https://stlpartnership.com.


9/26/2019

Business Development Officer
STL Partnership

THE POSITION

Supports the project management needs of the division in all aspects of its operational activities and functional areas including Request For Information (RFI) management, market research, economic development collaboration, proposal formulation and development, and strategic marketing efforts to help attract, expand, and retain St. Louis businesses. This position also interacts with government agencies and officials, other economic development organizations, business leaders, consultants, real estate professionals, and community leaders to retain, expand, and recruit businesses, as well as improve the local business climate.

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assist in the design and formulation of business proposals.
  • Manage the RFI process and workflow, including responses to clients.
  • Analyze data with a focus on real estate and economic impact.
  • Serve as point of contact for clients inquiring about SLEDP services and incentives.
  • Conduct market research to find answers about real estate inquiries, economic impact reports, and workforce trends and data.
  • Manage and publish the Business Development newsletter in addition to maintaining an accurate and current database of industry contacts.
  • Assist in development of ideas and creative marketing campaigns to attract businesses and talent to the region of St. Louis.
  • Provides support and assistance to the vice presidents of Business Development in major projects.
  • Occasionally manages smaller projects, as deemed appropriate by leadership.
  • Coordinates the Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) advisory committee meetings and other related activities and events, as they pertain to Business Development.
  • Seeks out organizations within and outside of the St. Louis region to present services that SLEDP can provide.
  • Develops presentation materials for presentations done within the Business Development department.
  • Perform various other duties and functions as required or assigned within area of expertise or scope of the position.

Professional qualifications for this position include:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in business-related field such as Marketing, Business Administration, Management, Urban Planning, or related field.

Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience in business development, project coordination, economic development, public administration, or urban planning.
  • Experience with all MS Office products.
  • Must be able to demonstrate time management skills and organizational skills.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skill set with ability to interpret quantitative data and perform detailed trend analysis utilizing raw volume data.
  • Experience collaborating with multiple stakeholders in program/project management.
  • Demonstrated ability to generate creative solutions.
  • Salesforce and Adobe Creative Suite experience is a plus.
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills with a proven ability to work collaboratively with others.

Interpersonal Characteristics: Strong written and verbal communication skills are expected. The selected candidate should be a strong relationship builder and self-motivated.  It is expected that the selected candidate will recognize and respect diversity and work effectively with people of other backgrounds and cultures ad will have a desire to make a positive difference within the community. A team player who works well with a wide variety of constituencies including elected officials, government agencies, business leaders, development officials, consultants, legal and financial professionals, and other actors associated with business development projects and economic development initiatives is highly desired.

THE REWARD

Commensurate with experience, we offer a competitive base salary and a culture which fosters and supports creativity and innovation. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership offers a full range of employee benefits as well.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume to https://stlpartnership.aaimtrack.com.

Also, applicants are encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the organization: https://stlpartnership.com.


9/26/2019

Administrative Assistant
STL Partnership

THE POSITION

Responsible for performing professional level administrative and miscellaneous work within the Business Development and Finance divisions.  Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): providing administrative support to a professional team, reviewing confidential information, research and data assembly, database interface and maintenance, report analysis and interpretation of policies, procedures, fiscal information, and statistical data to management. Sporadic interaction with businesses and the public related to reporting and invoices, to assist with marketing, presentations, and public relations projects as needed.

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides administrative support to the Business Development and Finance Vice Presidents, as well as the CEO, as needed. Assists with scheduling meetings, appointments and event planning, prepares materials for reports. Opens, sorts and routes mail. Coordinates calendars and schedules, completes travel requests (including travel arrangements and mileage), and maintains business and telephone contacts. Prepares and handles expense reports, monthly mileage documents, and other miscellaneous activities.
  • Assists with budget preparation, complex budgetary and expenditure plans, and processing of budget variations. Processes purchase orders, invoices, accounts payables, and receivables. Maintains accounting, budget, and inventory records and ledgers.
  • Assists with the completion of budget reports for divisional accounting. Also prepares accounting summaries, creates budget adjustments as necessary, and codes and processes client invoices.
  • Develops and maintains electronic databases (e.g., SalesForce) for divisions.
  • Manages the Business Development and Finance email inbox.
  • Resolves problems and recommends procedural improvements to expedite divisional workflow.
  • Represents Business Development and Finance, as well as the Partnership. This includes attending various functions and events to assist with registration, manage pre and post meeting set up/take down, assist with coordination and staffing of committee meetings, and preparing summaries of those meetings.
  • Researches, orders, and helps in the preparation and packaging of maps and other proposal materials used in Business Development and Finance.
  • Assists in the preparation and implementation of marketing and presentation materials.
  • Arranges meetings and conferences, composes correspondence and manages conference room schedule(s).
  • Assists with event planning. Implements the plan: secures location, orders catering and oversees setup arrangements.
  • Routes contracts for the Business Development and Finance departments.
  • Develops complex filing systems, maintains files on various subjects, including personnel and other confidential matters.
  • Orders supplies and equipment. Stocks and dispenses office supplies.
  • Performs various other duties and functions as required or assigned within area of expertise or scope of the position.

Professional qualifications for this position include:

Education: High school diploma (or GED).

Experience:

  • Additional training in office management, office systems, word processing, CRM software, and spreadsheet computer software is a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years work related experience with progressive responsibility or equivalent combination of work experience and education.

Knowledge of:

  • Modern administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing systems, filing and records management systems, spreadsheets and other office procedures, equipment, and terminology.
  • Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Business research and report writing.

Ability to:

  • Communicate strongly and effectively with managers, co-workers, business persons, and the public, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public.
  • Manage multiple tasks and to work independently and without supervision within tight deadlines.
  • Think and act independently and to problem-solve creatively within a range of established guidelines.
  • Perform and accomplish requirements of the job using appropriate general office equipment (i.e., fax machine, copy machine, calculator, and multi-function telephone, etc.).
  • Use basic computer word processing and spreadsheet/database management applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint applications).  Use and set up equipment needed for presentations (i.e., projector, laptop computer, television).
  • Present self in a professional manner and appearance.
  • Comprehend and make inferences from written materials.
  • Understand, interpret, explain, and apply relevant policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Attention to details, calculate numerical formulas, verify accuracy of amounts and calculations.
  • Perform light physical work exerting up to 10 pounds on an occasional basis.

Working Conditions: The working conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interpersonal Characteristics: Strong written and verbal communication skills are expected. It is expected that the selected candidate will recognize and respect diversity and work effectively with people of other backgrounds and cultures and will have a desire to make a positive difference within the community.

THE REWARD

Commensurate with experience, we offer a competitive base salary and a culture which fosters and supports creativity and innovation. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership offers a full range of employee benefits as well.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume to https://stlpartnership.aaimtrack.com.

Also, applicants are encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the organization: https://stlpartnership.com.


8/22/2019

Financial Accounting and Reporting Manager
STL Partnership

Responsible for preparation of financial statements, work papers, schedules, exhibits, and summaries based on analysis of general ledger accounts. Examines a variety of accounting documents to verify accuracy of computations and to ascertain that all transactions are properly supported, are in accordance with pertinent policies and procedures, and are classified and recorded according to governmental accounting standards. Responsible for overseeing the accounts payable, receivables, and payroll functions. Responsible for preparation financial reports for various grants. Provides support for accounting functions to certain programmatic division. Supervises others.

Job Functions:

  • Prepares governmental financial statements, including statement of net assets, statement of activities, balance sheet, statement of revenues, expenditures and changes in fund balances, and summary of revenue and expenditures and statement of change in financial position for multiple entities.
  • Serves as a liaison for the external auditors.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual work papers; to include reconciliations and analysis of general ledger accounts that provide the work papers for the annual financial statements and interim reports.
  • Ensures financial transactions comply with organizational policies and procedures, as well as with federal and state policies and procedures.
  • Prepares various reports for federal and state grants.
  • Oversees the accounts payable, receivables, and payroll functions, including reviewing transactions prior to entry into the accounting system and prior to posting in the system.
  • Provides accounting support to programmatic divisions and affiliates of St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.
  • Maintains fixed asset records, provides for annual depreciation as applicable, and completes annual physical inventory. Prepares documents to provide for disposal of assets.
  • Assists with the budget process. Creates worksheets for comparisons of current and past year’s budgets. Provides information to divisional managers. Updates spreadsheets and inputs budgets into accounting system software. Prepares budget documents and note.
  • Assists with quarterly financial reporting. Reviews worksheets prepared by divisional managers and provides support to divisions. Prepares quarterly financial reports and notes.
  • Preparation of a federally approved indirect cost rate.
  • Responsible for in depth report knowledge in accounting system software. Maintains awareness of new products and attends training as directed.
  • Provides direct supervision to other Accounting staff members.
  • Provides training opportunities for administrative support staff of St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.
  • Perform various other duties and functions as required or assigned within area of expertise or scope of the position.

THE NEED

Professional qualifications for this position include:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration with a concentration in accounting.
  • Prefer certified public or governmental accountant.

Experience:

  • Five to seven years of progressive experience.

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 201X.
  • General knowledge of filing and records management.
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Communicate effectively with managers, co-workers, business persons and the public both orally and in writing, and maintain effective working relationships therewith.
  • Manage multiple tasks and work independently to meet strict deadlines.
  • Accomplish requirements of the job using appropriate general office equipment and software.

THE REWARD

Commensurate with experience, we offer a competitive base salary and a culture which fosters and supports creativity and innovation. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership offers a full range of employee benefits as well.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume to https://stlpartnership.aaimtrack.com.

Also, applicants are encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the organization: stlpartnership.com 


8/22/2019

Vice President of Business Finance

STL Partnership

Responsible for directing and supervising the operations of the Business Finance department, as well as achieving lending objectives, identifying, directing and aligning with strategic economic development in the St. Louis region.  Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): administration, public relations, program presentation, strategic planning, program management, loan and risk management, and budgeting.  Develops solutions for economic development and financial lending challenges facing the SLEDP.  Coordinates with other regional and local organizations.

Job Functions:

  • Responsible for the administration of all loan programs of the Partnership, serves in a leadership capacity with the STL Partnership CDC, the St. Louis County Industrial Development Authority, as well as manages all other SLEDP loan programs.
  • Establishes a proactive loan outreach program that attracts and works with banks and bankers, community organizations, businesses throughout the region, etc., and sustains outreach efforts to developed performance metrics.
  • Develops and establishes a marketing plan focusing on the growth of loans within the Business Finance department and sustains marketing efforts to developed performance metrics.
  • Engages in public relations and marketing activities to promote SLEDP and its ongoing loan activities, events and projects.  Provides information to the public and markets programs to the financial and business community.
  • Supervises the Business Finance department to achieve goals, along with leading and developing a team of 8 to 10 individuals. Plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments: trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned staff. Reviews progress and directs changes as needed.
  • Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long-range departmental plans.  Gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports, and recommendations.
  • Meets with government, business, community leaders, and individuals to identify problems and develop solutions, monitors and reports status of all SLEDP Business Finance activities.
  • Marketing the 504 loan program and other loan and bond programs, to various groups including bankers, accountants, attorneys, real estate agents, chambers of commerce, business associations, and trade groups; providing guidance to St. Louis County and City businesses who need assistance with financing options, and acting as a resource center to provide them with the information they need.
  • Meeting with applicants to assist with the application including detail explanation of the programs, assisting with completing the application, and gathering the necessary supporting documentation.
  • Evaluating, processing, and recommending loans by analyzing both business and personal financial statements, credit reports, company history, and collateral/guaranty values; prepares loan officer report and loan package for credit committee and board review, and in some instances, final review by third party. This includes entering all 504-loan information into the specialized software utilized exclusively for the 504 loan program.
  • Coordinates Business Finance activities, and outside agencies (as appropriate), such as: provides technical assistance to potential borrowers, financial institutions, and other agencies; oversees loan applications and supervises the completion of loan packets for submission to the appropriate board for approval.
  • Oversees loans and addresses problems surrounding loans and liquidations, for all loans and bond issues approved and funded.
  • Seeks and secures funding for programs from federal, state, local, and private entities. Allocates and prioritizes financial and human resources.
  • Prepares annual budgets for the Business Finance division and for affiliate loan organizations.  Prepares quarterly updates for all associated cost centers. Ensures that all funds received for accounts payable are coded to the correct accounting code. Ensures that all funds due for accounts receivable are correctly invoiced and coded to the correct accounting code when received.
  • Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget. Performs cost control activities: monitors Business Finance revenues and expenditures to ensure sound fiscal control.
  • Builds relationships with and is actively involved in local, state, and national organizations.
  • Perform various other duties and functions as required or assigned within area of expertise or scope of the position.

THE NEED

Professional qualifications for this position include:

Education: Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in finance, business administration, or similar/related field

Experience:

  • 6 years of progressively more responsible related work experience in SBA and small business finance loan programs, banking, and/or economic development.
  • Demonstrated experience in initiating, managing and closing multi-faceted business/financial deals/loans.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategies and action plans to deliver impactful results in a consistent and ongoing manner.
  • Maintains an extensive business network.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet, interact with and collaborate with a wide variety of people and identify and resolve complex business issues. Politically savvy with excellent communication skills.

Knowledge of:

  • Policies, practices, and procedures involved in the origination, processing, closing and approval of Small Business Administration loans.
  • Economic, financial, accounting, and marketing principles and practices, the financial markets, and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Practices involved in banking and real estate transactions and associated legal documentation.
  • Laws and regulations governing finance programs.
  • Relevant legal terminology encountered in the course of work.

Ability to:

  • Communicate strongly both orally and in writing; ability to speak publicly (e.g., small groups).
  • Read and interpret financial statements and credit bureau reports.
  • Organize and prioritize to ensure effective workflow and response to deadlines.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with borrowers, Small Business Administration, bankers, accountants, attorneys, title company personnel, board members, staff, and the general public.
  • Use basic computer word processing and spreadsheet/database management applications (i.e. Microsoft Word/Excel/Access/PowerPoint applications).
  • Understand, interpret, explain, and apply relevant policies, procedures, and regulations.

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: A strong passion for economic development, helping businesses, creating employment, and positively changing communities. Strong written and verbal communication skills are expected. The selected candidate should be a strong relationship builder and self-motivated.  It is expected that the selected candidate will recognize and respect diversity and work effectively with people of other backgrounds and cultures and will have a desire to make a positive difference within the community.

THE REWARD

Commensurate with experience, we offer a competitive base salary and a culture which fosters and supports creativity and innovation. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership offers a full range of employee benefits as well.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume to https://stlpartnership.aaimtrack.com.

Also, applicants are encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the organization: stlpartnership.com 


8/2/2019

North County Project Manager

STL Partnership

The North County Project Manager serves as a liaison between businesses, community groups, and residents in North St. Louis County. The North County Project Manager oversees redevelopment activities of SLEDP in North St. Louis County, including redevelopment projects in conjunction with community partners.

Job Functions:

  • Represents SLEDP on committees and at project-related events. Provides technical assistance. Participates at a local level on committees focused on similar development activities and provides County support to municipalities, staff, residents, and others.
  • Interfaces with representatives of the County, municipalities, and other organizations/agencies to determine sites/areas appropriate for redevelopment. Coordinates and participates in meetings with municipal officials, staff, and residents to develop projects and secure the required approvals. Serves as community liaison of SLEDP.
  • Identifies funding sources, prepares and edits grant applications for a range of federal, state, and private funding sources. Secures all necessary approvals and required documentation utilizing agencies or outside protocols.
  • Responsible for projects being managed. Ensures procurement in compliance with funder requirements and organization requirement, submits progress reports, monitors funds, and processes payment and change-order requests.
  • Works in conjunction with the Department of Planning, the Office of Community Development, and municipalities to plan redevelopment activities. Prepares necessary documentation and oversees the process for designation of sites and areas for redevelopment.
  • Coordinates redevelopment activities with other agencies and organizations working within the municipality in which the project is located. This includes working closely with the Assistant Vice President of the department and legal.
  • Assists businesses with permitting, zoning, and other regulatory issues.
  • Coordinates with, and assists project managers with, all aspects of the contracting process to secure project consultant services, if needed.
  • Acts as a liaison between various groups, boards, agencies, businesses, developers, commercial brokers, and SLEDP. Participate with community involvement meeting needs and manage projects.
  • Develop strategy for neighborhood planning to include independent studies, comprehensive plans, and implementation resources in partnership with the community.
  • Create community committees and task forces, where needed, to support long-term community and economic development projects.
  • Must be able to balance multiple tasks, projects, and responsibilities, while maintaining a timeline for completion.
  • Perform various other duties and functions as required or assigned within area of expertise or scope of the position.

THE NEED

Professional qualifications for this position include:

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in business, public administration/policy, planning, economic development or community development, or a related field.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three to five years’ experience in the public or private sector, in a leadership or project management position, or equivalent private sector consulting experience. Local government experience e.g. city management, economic development leadership, community planning leadership, is preferred.
  • Motivated and able to work with a variety of community groups, government agencies, community leaders, developers, civic organizations, strategic partners and business owners.
  • Possess outstanding written, oral and presentation skills.
  • Working knowledge of grant writing, government financial planning, creative financing techniques, and the ability to develop a diversified network of funding organizations.

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Strong written and verbal communication skills are expected. The selected candidate should be a strong relationship builder and self-motivated.  It is expected that the selected candidate will recognize and respect diversity and work effectively with people of other backgrounds and cultures ad will have a desire to make a positive difference within the community.

THE REWARD

Commensurate with experience, we offer a competitive base salary and a culture which fosters and supports creativity and innovation. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership offers a full range of employee benefits as well.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume to https://stlpartnership.aaimtrack.com.

Also, applicants are encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the organization: https://stlpartnership.com/who-we-are/


7/21/2019

St. Louis Mosaic Project Senior Program Manager

STL Partnership

The Senior Program Manager position of the St. Louis Mosaic Project operates in the World Trade Center St. Louis, which in turn is housed within SLEDP. This position entails management of the day-to-day programs of the St. Louis Mosaic Project for attracting and retaining foreign born to the St. Louis region. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): working with University leadership and local companies to connect international students with employment opportunities; serving as the key contact with CVC/Explore St. Louis, leveraging role on Civic Pride Advisory Board; sourcing, hiring, and supervising a team of one to two interns each semester/summer; working with the media to promote the St. Louis Mosaic Project; and developing exciting promotional/communications concepts that get media attention on a quarterly basis for highlighted programs based on an annual planning calendar.

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Manage day-to-day programs of the St. Louis Mosaic Project for attracting and retaining foreign born to the St. Louis region. Examples include: Ambassador Volunteers (over 800), Ambassador Schools K-12, Ambassador Company relationships, Immigrant Entrepreneurship Programs, Women’s and Men’s Connector Programs, Mentor Program, International Student Program and relationships with 12 universities, and the Professional Connector Program with the International Institute. This will involve planning and managing a calendar of events, setting up the needed meetings and materials, managing large digital databases and developing communications strategies for media awareness of the programs’ successes. High interpersonal skills are leveraged with people of many different ethnicities.
  • Report on metrics for the Programs above and recommend improvements, new partnerships and media strategies.
  • Work with University leadership and local companies to connect international students with employment opportunities.
  • Manage digital strategies including website, social media and awareness-building campaigns throughout the United States via digital connections. You will proactively pursue social media connections with ethnic communities to leverage the Mosaic programs and people.
  • Manage the budgets for the overall St. Louis Mosaic Project and Programs.
  • Serve as the key contact with CVC/Explore St. Louis, leveraging role on Civic Pride Advisory Board.
  • Source, hire, and supervise a team of one to two interns each semester/summer.
  • Integral participant, along with Executive Director, in annual budget planning process.
  • Present the St. Louis Mosaic Project to outside groups, organizations, and meetings and conferences.  Limited travel outside region.
  • Work with the media to promote the St. Louis Mosaic Project. Develop exciting promotional/communications concepts that get media attention on a quarterly basis for highlighted programs based on an annual planning calendar.
  • Interact with clients, vendors and visitors.
  • Create and modify documents such as invoices, reports, memos, letters, and financial statements using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and/or other presentation software such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Constant Contact or other programs. Expertise will be tested during application process.
  • Set up and coordinate meetings and conferences.
  • Supervise interns and university projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director of the St. Louis Mosaic Project.

Professional qualifications for this position include:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Policy Administration, Economics, International Studies, or closely related field. Advanced degree(s) a plus but not required.

Experience:

  • At least six years of progressively more responsible documented experience running programs that involve many partners and participants.
  • Cross cultural experience and global perspective gained by working/living with people of other cultures highly desirable. Deep knowledge of the St. Louis foreign born and minority communities highly desired.
  • International affairs or business experience is desired but not required.
  • Ability with regional coalitions and relationships between government, universities, social agencies and businesses are highly desirable.

Knowledge of:

Advanced proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Constant Contact and the ability to learn new software applications as needed. Proven social media expertise.

Ability to:

  • Excellent communication – oral and written – business skills. Real, natural comfort with public speaking, in formal and informal settings, is key.
  • Excitement and energy to work with and communicate with corporate providers, partners and local foreign-born people at both senior and grass roots levels.
  • Detail oriented with strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrate building trusted relationships with top regional leaders.
  • Proven ability to Innovate and lead programs.
  • Ability to form partnerships with top leaders at partnering organizations.

Working Conditions: The working conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level of the work environment is usually quiet.  The employee’s central functions are conducted in a climate-controlled office.

Interpersonal Characteristics: Strong written and verbal communication skills are expected. It is expected that the selected candidate will recognize and respect diversity and work effectively with people of other backgrounds and cultures and will have a desire to make a positive difference within the community.

THE REWARD

Commensurate with experience, we offer a competitive base salary and a culture which fosters and supports creativity and innovation. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership offers a full range of employee benefits as well.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume to https://stlpartnership.aaimtrack.com.

Also, applicants are encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the organization: https://stlpartnership.com/careers/.


7/10/2019

Saint Louis Zoo Laborer

JOB TITLE: North Campus Laborer

DEPARTMENT: Facilities Management

REPORTS TO: Director, Facilities Management

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

POSITION TYPE: Seasonal

SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Director of Facilities Management, the North Campus Laborer will perform the general maintenance of the North Campus grounds and landscape to the Saint Louis Zoo’s world-class standards.  As an active member of Facilities Management, this position will support the Zoo’s mission and advocate the Zoo’s core values and three keys.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following reflects the Zoo’s definition of essential functions for this position but does not restrict additional assigned tasks.  The Zoo may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position.

  • Perform a variety of horticultural and grounds related tasks including but not limited to mowing turf, pruning trees or shrubs, maintaining or cultivating landscape beds, and other landscaping services.
  • Perform regular maintenance and minor repairs on the lawn care equipment and tools.
  • Utilize the CMMS work order system for work scheduling, preventative maintenance programs, and record keeping.
  • Assist with landscape and irrigation installation and other routine horticultural tasks.
  • De-ice and clear snow from walks, pathways, and parking lots throughout the North Campus during inclement weather.
  • Ensure that proper safety guidelines and usage of PPE are followed at all times.
  • Know and understand the Zoo employee handbook and adhere to all stated disciplinary actions and personnel policies.
  • Work in close collaboration with all North Campus internal departments.
  • May be assigned tasks at the Main Campus.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervision of other employees is not a responsibility of this position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge and experience in general maintenance of turf, trees, shrubs, perennials, and grasses.
  • Experience with operating equipment such as riding mowers and skid loaders preferred.
  • Possession or the ability to obtain OSHA 10-Hour Training certification.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Good attendance record and work ethic.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Possession or the ability to obtain a Missouri Class E Driver’s License is required for residents of Missouri.
  • All successful candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, bend, squat, stoop, climb stairs or ladders, and twist many times a day.
  • Must be able to safely lift, carry and load 75 pounds.
  • Physical capacity to endure exposure to inclement weather, dust, heavy machinery, restraint devices and hazardous chemicals.  Use of proper PPE may be required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This position will work in both a shop environment and outside.  Significant exposure to weather is possible.

TO APPLY: Please visit our website at www.stlzoo.org.


 

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North County Incorporated

350B Village Square Drive
Hazelwood, Missouri 63042
phone: (314) 895-6241
email: nci@northcountyinc.com

 

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