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LearnHowToBecome.org

Looking for in-depth career information and guidance?

LearnHowToBecome.org, a non-commercial organization, provides detailed insight into 45 of today's most popular career fields, including accounting, engineering, medical assisting, nursing, firefighting, financial advising and teaching. 

Each career has its own customized "how-to" guide, which starts by addressing important questions such as 'What does a medical assistant do'? and 'What skills are needed to succeed'? The guide then dissects each of the educational and professional steps needed to enter the field, including coursework in high school, a college degree, on-the-job training, apprenticeships, and professional exams and certifications.

For those interested in the bigger picture, each how-to guide also includes resources and tools specific to the career in focus:

A directory of campus and online programs related to the career
A tool comparing salaries in the profession across the U.S.
Salaries of closely related careers
Job growth information and data
Professional resources

You can view our home page and explore our industry and career pages here:
www.learnhowtobecome.org

A few of the most popular career pages can be found here:

www.learnhowtobecome.org/accountant/
www.learnhowtobecome.org/medical-assistant/
www.learnhowtobecome.org/nurse/
www.learnhowtobecome.org/teacher/
www.learnhowtobecome.org/firefighter

 

RU Ready ND

Click here for the Career Outlook Magazine

Click here for the RU Ready website. 

Bottineau Employment

 

Subway

Days, Nights, Weekends

Will work around your schedule, good pay, and a fun place to work. Stop at the store for an application. 

 

YOLOtek

Local home-based business in Bottineau is in need of some part-time help for social posting, digital marketing, adding new products to the website and a little QuickBooks work. 5-15 hours per week. No experience necessary, but looking for someone with high attention to detail and drive that likes to excel in whatever they do. ($12-$15/hour, depending on experience) Call Christian Corley 701-404-9400 with YOLOtek.com. Contact Christian Corley at 701-404-9400. 

 

Bottineau Courant

Temporary, part-time help wanted

The Bottineau Courant is looking for a Graphic Designer

Description: This part-time position will design print advertisements for the newspaper. Other responsibilities include some sales and communication with clients to develop ads. The position must meet weekly deadlines.

Qualifications: This position requires a valid driver’s license, excellent oral and written skills; must be able to interact positively with a variety of people. Applicant must be professional and must have knowledge and experience with Adobe Suite, particularly with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Previous graphic design and customer service experience is preferable.

College and/or high school students pursuing a degree in graphic design and/or working experience in Adobe Creative Suite are the perfect fit for this position. This is a great way to gain experience in your career.

The position is open immediately and will end sometime in July.

Application: Resume and design samples can be dropped off at the Bottineau Courant (419 Main St., Bottineau, ND 58318) Att. Lynn or send to courant3@utma.com.

 

Lake Metigoshe State Park

 

Camp Metigoshe

Camp Metigoshe

Summer Job Opportunity!

What would it be like to have a summer job where you get to grow as a leader, have free room and board, make a difference in peoples' lives and be ouside in God's great creation? Join the team of over 50 young adult leaders in a summer full of adventure and make life-long memories at Camp Metigoshe. 

Learn more and apply at: metigosheministries.com

 

Game Warden Museum - International Peace Garden

Game Warden Museum

Seasonal Part Time Position: May through September. 

Duties include; greet visitors, light maintenance and minimal retail. Open weekends starting Mother's Day until Father's Day, then will be open daily 10-6pm, with Mondays being closed. Contact Steph at nagwmuseum@hotmail.com or (708)212-0690. 

State and Area

 

Heart of America Medical Center - Rugby

Heart of America Medical Center - Rugby.

To find out more about a career with Heart of America Medical Center click here: Heart of America Medical Center

 

North American Coal

Here is the link to the disclaimer: https://www.dakotacollege.edu/application/files/9516/0252/1876/North_American_Coal.p

To find out more about a career with North American Coal click here: North American Coal

 

Fort Stevenson State Park

WE'RE LOOKING FOR...

Seasonal :
Park Ranger
Park Interpreter
Park Maintenance
Park Customer Service Associate

Apply today at http://bit.ly/2021Jobs
Contact park for more information
701-337-5576

 

Prairie View Landscaping & Nursery, Inc. - Commercial Landscape Project Manager/Estimator

Commercial Landscape Project Manager/Estimator

Prairie View Landscaping & Nursery, Inc. has been serving the Bismarck, North Dakota and surrounding areas since we were founded in 2005. We employ a team of about 120 talented professionals across four main divisions. Our full range of services includes commercial and residential landscape design and installation, landscape maintenance, irrigation service, aggregate and soil delivery, excavating, and commercial snow removal. In addition to the landscaping side of our business, Prairie View is also a grower of premium nursery stock on about 60 acres. Administrative headquarters located in Baldwin, ND about 6 miles north of Bismarck. The nursery supplies plant material to landscapers and retail customers, as well as providing for all our own landscaping projects. For more information on our wholesale nursery operation, go to www.pvl-nd.com.com. We take on all kinds of projects, large or small. Voted Best of the Best Landscapers in our area four consecutive years. We have the knowledge and experience to get the project done right. 

Salary: $20+/hr (Based on Experience & Desire)

Benefits: 
•    Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
•    Life Insurance
•    401K
•    Vacation Time
•    Company Phone
•    Company Car

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•    Follow job from its conception to completion
•    Meet with clients
•    Creates estimates for labor and materials
•    Establish budgets
•    Lead team members involved in a landscape design project, train them I proper work methods, and over see their work to ensure that it is in line with project specs and budget 
•    Prepare drawings or graphic representations of proposed projects and discuss them with clients and suppliers
•    Use individual judgement and knowledge of landscape principles to determine if all work complies with local standards and regulations
•    Coordinate flow of materials, equipment, and crew to job sites
•    Other duties as assigned by management

Qualifications:
•    Strong mathematical aptitude
•    Must be able to use drafting and design software programs
•    Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in horticulture or landscape architecture or 5 years landscape construction experience
•    Valid driver’s license
•    Strong work ethic, dependable, and will accept ownership for their work
•    Ability to read plans, help with layout of design in the field
•    Strong communication skills that allow you to communicate effective with contractors, interoffice management, and staff
•    Effective oral and written communication skills

Characteristics of a Successful Candidate: 
•    Proven leadership skills
•    Customer service
•    Self-starter
•    Results oriented
 

 

Prairie View Landscaping & Nursery, Inc - Landscaping Design & Sales

Landscaping Design & Sales

Become a team member with a well-established company that is a leader in the green industry. Prairie View Landscaping & Nursery, Inc. has been serving the Bismarck, Mandan and surrounding areas since we were founded in 2005. We employ a team of about 120 talented professionals across four main divisions. Our full range of services includes commercial and residential landscape design and installation, landscape maintenance, irrigation service, aggregate and soil delivery, excavating, and commercial snow removal. In addition to the landscaping side of our business, Prairie View is also a grower of premium nursery stock on about 60 acres. Administrative headquarters located in Baldwin, ND about 6 miles north of Bismarck. The nursery supplies plant material to landscapers and retail customers, as well as providing for our own landscaping projects. We take on all kinds of projects, large or small. Voted Best of the Best Landscapers in our area four consecutive years. We have the knowledge and experience to get the project done right.
Salary: $65K plus (Based on Experience & Desire)

Benefits: 
•    Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
•    Life Insurance
•    401K
•    Vacation Time
•    Company Phone
•    Company Car

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•    Design & sell residential landscape projects based on client’s needs/desires
•    Build strong customer relationships
•    Educate prospective customers on company’s products and services
•    Conduct site inspections and manage installation crews while monitoring client’s perception and attitude toward service provided
•    Immediately work to provide a solution to any client complaint/concern
•    Prepare and present design proposals in complete and professional manner
•    Respond to all inquiries and requests for bid in timely manner
•    Maintain existing customer base through relationship building.
•    Keep accurate record and tracking of all proposals in progress
•    Assist in producing billing documentation
•    Conducting customer walk-throughs
•    Stay abreast of design trends to increase technical knowledge within the industry

Qualifications & Key Selection Criteria:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, horticulture program, or a minimum of 3 years Landscape Design/Sales experience
•    3-5 years of sales experience preferred
•    Proven ability to present, purpose and close a sale
•    Knowledge of computer applications (Microsoft Office Suite, CAD or CAD based design software, and Sketch Up)
•    Extremely detail-oriented
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills
•    Fluency in English; Spanish a plus

Characteristics of a Successful Candidate:
•    Proven leadership skills
•    Customer service
•    Self-starter
•    Results oriented

​​​​​​​Physical Requirements:
•    Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 25 lbs. occasionally to load various landscaping and other products
•    50% of work is performed outdoors around the site, working in a variety of settings
•    50% of work performed in an office setting, working on design in a seated position
 

 

BASF - InVigor Canola Breeding Associate

BASF is the world’s leading chemical company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance seed products and crop protection products. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. We create chemistry for a sustainable future. 

Available Associate Roles for 2021:
Required Documentation: Cover Letter, Resume, Three References
Applying: Email resume to: Richard.Johnson@basf.com

InVigor Canola Breeding Associate (3 & 6 month positions)

Location: Minot, North Dakota
Total Number of Positions: 3

Qualifications: 
• Interest in agricultural research and Canola breeding.

• Desire to work as part of an applied science team to accomplish goals & manage challenges.

• Curiosity and ability to learn – agriculture experience valuable but not required – training is provided. 

Job Description: 
As an InVigor Canola Breeding Associate, you will join the BASF team and be engaged in field research trials for the industry’s leading Canola breeding program. You will be a vital part of our research goal to develop hybrids that provide the highest return to growers. You will be responsible for field activities related to hybrid cultivar development and commercialization from seeding to harvest. This includes plot seed layout, land preparation, seeding, pest control, plot maintenance, harvesting and supervision of temporary employees as needed. You will also be involved in crop health diagnosis through daily monitoring of field research plots, data collection and analysis.   
 

 

FARRMS Communications Coordinator, AmeriCorps Member

Position Title:
Communications Coordinator, AmeriCorps Member

About FARRMS: FARRMS supports sustainable agriculture and strengthens local food systems in North Dakota and the Red River Valley. We grow farmers through education, peer support, and lending. Our programs include the Farm Beginnings® business planning course, internships on farms and at farmers markets, mentorship, peer support networks, and loans to grow farm enterprises.

Member Position Description: The Communications Coordinator will increase FARRMS’ audience through strategic marketing. They will promote FARRMS programs through social media, e-news, FARRMS’ website and outreach to local news media. This position will also develop volunteer opportunities within FARRMS. This position reports to the FARRMS Executive Director, Stephanie Blumhagen. This is a remote work position at 25-30 hours per week for 900 hours to be completed before September 15, 2021. Member receives up to $11,700 total (roughly $13/hour) and is eligible for an education award up to $3,097.50 upon completion of service. More info at: https://www.sourisbasin.org/americorpsoverview, (see 2020-21 Program Benefits, “900 hour member”)

Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate has some experience in social media and digital marketing. They write concise, compelling copy and create visually appealing social media posts using FARRMS’ brand and style guidelines. They are familiar with Facebook, Instagram, Canva, Hootsuite, and Mailchimp and are comfortable learning to use new computer programs.

Essential Functions: Duties, Service Activities, and Assignments
• Update FARRMS Outreach Plan and Social Media Plan
• Maintain contact lists of news media, news contacts, program alumni, donors, and others.
• Manage social media accounts. Create visually appealing, relevant, social media content and increase social media engagement through various means, including videos, livestreams, live chats, responding to questions and comments and moderating groups.
• Create posts (articles, photos, captions, thumbnails) for news page at www.farrms-nd.org/news
• Update content on FARRMS website as requested www.farrms.org
• Create and send press releases to local news media. Manage media archive of published articles.
• Take photos and video at farm field days and farmers markets.
• Assist in editing photos and videos and manage media file storage.
• Assist in maintaining collection of digital and print educational resources including lending library, “Resources” page on website, and educational resources for programs.
• Assist FARRMS Executive Director and Program staff in delivery of educational programs for local food marketing.
• Develop new volunteerism program. Create new opportunities for people connect with their local food systems through volunteerism with FARRMS, on farms, at farmers markets, and community food programs.
• Participate in AmeriCorps trainings and activities as required by Souris Basin Planning Council.

To apply:
Please submit a resume, cover letter, three references, and a work sample to info@farrms.org. The work sample should be representative of the candidate’s outreach or marketing work (e.g. press release, online news article, social media post, flyer, ad, or other marketing materials.)
We will begin interviews on February 17, 2021 and continue until we’ve selected a candidate.