Finding a job can be a tough task. Putting together a résumé, hitting the streets looking for “Help Wanted” signs and making the best impression on potential employers can be a tall order for anyone. Luckily, Patch wants to help Tinley Park readers find a few jobs and put some cash in your pockets.
That's why each week, Tinley Park Patch will be spotlighting a few job openings that we think our readers can fill.
NOTE TO EMPLOYERS: Are you doing seasonal hiring and adding temporary positions for the holidays? Patch wants to know. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your seasonal job openings.
WANTED: Full-time graphics art instructor
Illinois Institute of Art—Tinley Park: The school is looking for a full-time faculty member to teach graphic arts courses. Candidates should have a master's degree in graphic design or MFA in a related field and one to three years of experience as an instructor. Go to the website for Education Management Corp. for more information and to apply.
WANTED: Hair stylist
Great Clips: The salon is looking for a stylist for its Brookside Marketplace location. Candidates need to be able to cut hair for extended periods of time in a fast-paced environment and be dedicated to customer service. The work schedule is flexible and includes weekends and evenings. For more information and to apply for the opening, go to CareerBoard.
WANTED: Customer service representative
Speedway (80th Avenue location): Job responsibilities include helping customers with purchases and keeping the store "looking terrific." Applicants must have good communication skills, be willing to work weekends, evenings and holidays, and be able to perform some strenuous physical activities that involve repeated bending and heavy lifting. Apply at Snag A Job.
WANTED: Executive assistant
SPI Healthcare: Company is looking for someone to provide administrative support to senior management and staff. Some of the duties include:
- answering phone calls and handling messages
- maintaining calendars and schedules
- making travel arrangements for management and staff
- prepare monthly expense reports
- create general correspondences, memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans and other documents
Qualified applicants should have a high school diploma (or equivalent), one- to three-years' administrative experience and proficiency in programs in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.). Go to the company's website for more information and to apply.
WANTED: Universal teller
American Chartered Bank: This position's responsibilities combine those of a bank teller and retail bank associate. Candidates must have at least two or more years of banking experience (tellering or personal banking duties) and be willing to work on a flexible schedule that includes rotating Saturdays. It's a full-time, 40-hour-a-week position with a base pay between $13 to $15 an hour. Go to Career Builder for more information and to apply.
More Employment Opportunities
WANTED: Food runners and bussers
Tribes Alehouse in Tinley Park: The new bar and restaurant put out a call on its Facebook page for food runners and bussers. Tribes encourages interested work-age minors to look into the opportunities. Apply for the opening at the establishment.
WANTED: Performers to portray Disney-based characters
Premier Princess Parties: This party planner based in Palatine is expanding and looking to hire performers to portray Disney-based characters for the princess parties it organizes. Some of the qualifications candidates should have include:
- strongly resemble a Disney princess, prince or pirate
- work experience with kids
- know how to do own hair and makeup
- access to a vehicle
- a positive attitude
- weekend availability
Other optional qualities for candidates include:
- the ability to do face-painting
- knowing fun traits like balloon twisting
- being acrobatic or trained in karate or other martial arts (adding on super hero characters in the near future)
- knowing a foreign language and/or sign language
Candidates should email a recent picture and résumé to Diane Thomas at email@example.com. Go to the company's website for more information.
WANTED: Office support associates (part-time)
Firefly Legal: This process-serving company is looking for employees to provide part-time support in its Mokena office. Hours are flexible hours, with morning, late afternoon and night shifts available. Duties include data entry, file scanning, document preparation and updating clients' case files. The job requires occasional driving and back-up court filing. A bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal or legal field experience is a plus but not required.
The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, high attention to detail, ability to work well in a team, willingness to take on new responsibilities and ability to learn and use new technology.
Go to Firefly's website for more information and to apply for this position.