Job Tip of the Week: Now is a great time to start hunting for seasonal or holiday job opportunities. To assist with your search, we will make sure to include those openings in this column for the next few weeks. Local companies such as Radio Shack, Target and Cost Plus World Market have all started hiring already.
Not only does the extra money help, but you can get great employee discounts as well. Restaurants definitely boom during this season, so the tips are nice.
Good luck all job seekers!
Davis Food Co-op
Position: Editor for The Vine (Monthly Publication)
The Davis Food Co-op is seeking an editor for the monthly publication The Vine. The ideal candidate will have strong ties to the Davis community, a background in food, knowledge of cooperatives, the ability to manage volunteers, and solid writing, editing and proofreading skills. Design and layout skills are not required. Approximately 35 hours per month, independent contractor, compensations starts at $800/DOE. To apply, submit a cover letter detailing your qualifications with respect to above description, resume and writing sample in a .doc or .pdf format to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 25, 2012. No phone calls, please.
Position: Seasonal sales associate
Duties: Assist with customer with sales, greet customers and recommend products.
Requirements: High school diploma, strong interpersonal and communication skills, flexible shift schedule and able to lift 40lbs.
Position(s): Seasonal store team member
Departments: Food service, Starbucks, logistics, sales floor & front end.
Duties: General customer service, provide a positive experience to all customers and respond quickly to both customers and team member needs.
Requirements: Customer service experience and a positive attitude.
Compensation: DOE plus benefits.
Position: Part-time sales associate
Duties: Assist customers with sales, provide product knowledge and excellent customer experience.
Requirements: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, professional appearance and a genuine passion for the well-being of animals. Training provided.
Position: Seasonal stock associate
Duties: Stock, merchandise and display work.
Requirements: Excellent communication and time management skills. Previous experience preferred, but not required.
Position: Seasonal sales associate
Duties: Provide customer service, cash transactions, merchandising, stocking and maintain the visual appeal of the store.
Requirements: 1 years retail experience preferred, excellent communications, able to lift up to 40 lbs, interpersonal communications and time management skills.
Position: Assistant manager
Duties: Assistant store manager with store operations.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, 2 years retail experience and excellent interpersonal skills.
Duties: Provide customer service, banking transactions, cash handling and provide product knowledge to customers.
Requirements: Previous customer service experience, previous experience in financial industry preferred and computer literate.
Duties: General administrative and clerical duties.
Requirements: High school diploma, able to multi-task in a fast paced environment, proficient in Microsoft Office and 2 years secretarial/clerical experience.
La Mesa RV
Duties: Answer phones and general administrative duties.
Requirements: Must be a team player, have a positive attitude, customer service skills and able to pass a drug and background check.
Apply here You can also come to 5200 Chiles Road, Davis and ask for Kevin Hicks.
Position: Part-time In-store event specialist
Duties: Provide food samples in retail stores.
Requirements: Excellent communication skills, cook sample foods in small appliances and able to maintain a clean, safe and sterile environment.
Position: Seasonal merchandiser
Duties: Load and unload deliveries, rotate stock, pricing and organization of the store room.
Requirements: Excellent interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving, able to lift up to 35 lbs. and experience in operating a cash register is a plus.
Position: Beauty Advisor
Duties: Assist with customer sales and service.
Requirements: High school diploma, 2 years retail experience, strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Mike Lowrie Trucking
Position: Trailer mechanic
Duties: Provide repair and maintenance.
Requirements: Must have previous experience, welding experience, 3 years working in a large fleet ship and your own tools.
To Apply Come to 8714 Sparling lane, Dixon and pick up an application. For more information please call 707-678-7575.
Position(s): Class A flatbed driver
Duties: Haul freight using step deck trailers in California, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona and will always be home for the weekends.
Requirements: Must have 1 year over the road flatbed experience and tarp loads.
Compensation: DOE plus driver benefits after 90 days.
To Apply Come to 8714 Sparling lane, Dixon and bring a current DMV printout. For more information please call 707-678-7575.
Position(s): Customer service representative
Duties: Handle high volume incoming calls, provide support and perform daily office functions. Requirements: Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, strong customer service skills, work independently, excellent verbal and written communications, Microsoft Word, Excel, typing, data entry and able to learn new computer software applications as needed.
Compensation: $10 per hour.
To Apply Please send all resumes to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.