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If you are interested in employment opportunities or you know someone, please go to the website at www.cbp.gov/
Technical Writing Certificate Program at Middlesex Community College
This 125-hour career enhancement opportunity is for individuals with a bachelor's degree who have well-developed writing skills and want to improve their effectiveness in communicating technical information. The certificate consists of two courses: Authoring and Distributing Usable Information (Winter/Spring, 2009) and Writing and Managing Effective Information (Fall, 2009)
Next Class: Authoring & Distributing Technical Documents
Are you responsible for writing technical documents? Do you want to learn how to effectively author and distribute usable information using the industry's standard tools?
Join us for this 15-week course and learn the introductory skills needed to create books and PDF files using Adobe Framemaker, design a web page, create an online help system and convert HTML to XML. Well-developed writing skills as well as with some technical documentation and MS Office skills are required. This course is not eligible for vouchers or waivers. This course is a requirement for MCC's Writing Technical Information Certificate. (62 hours). Note: There is one Saturday class on May 16. Application deadline: February 19, 2009. Course Dates: February 26 - June 4, 2009, Thursday evenings from 5:45 - 9:45 pm.
Course Location: Middlesex Community College, 591 Springs Road, Bedford, MA
Course Number: CAR 790-30
Tuition for Winter/Spring 2009: $1,499
Budget and Credit
When: December 12, 10am to 11:30am
Where: The Career Place, Woburn
This workshop teaches you how to manage money, set goals, select the best budgeting style and create a budget that works. Individuals will also learn the real cost of credit, common credit card practices, the proper use of credit and understanding credit scores.
* Facilitated by American Consumer Credit Counseling
To pre-register, please call the front desk at 781-932-5599
Our client (located south of Boston) is a full-service contract research organization and consulting firm, helping emerging and established firms commercialize novel and innovative medical devices, in vitro diagnostics, and combination products. They are seeking a Clinical Project Manager, to provide clinical expertise, strategic planning, and support for clinical service activities in in vitro diagnostics. This is an exciting opportunity, and you will enjoy working for an established, exciting, small company.
The key responsibilities of this position are to:
Minimum requirements: B.S. or M.S. in biomedical sciences or a related field, with 2 or more years of experience in research and development of medical products. 5-7 years experience in clinical research with in vitro diagnostics or therapeutic devices. Experience as a consultant desirable. Demonstrated experience in technical writing and grasp of basic statistical concepts in a clinical trial setting. Experience with typical clinical trial databases. Good interpersonal skills.
Experience in the design and management of successful clinical studies for CDRH as well as CBER products and prior in vitro diagnostics development and clinical trial experience preferred.
Qualified candidates please e-mail resumes to: jperry@biomedicalse
For more information, please visit www.biomedicalsearc
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE
2009 POLICE OFFICER, CITIES AND TOWNS & MBTA TRANSIT POLICE
TROOPER, DEPT OF STATE POLICE EXAM
BEFORE APPLYING FOR THE EXAM READ THE FULL EXAM ANNOUNCEMENT ON OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.MASS.GOV/
If you are requesting that the fee for this examination be waived you must file a paper application along with a completed Fee Waiver form.
Apply On-line with a Visa or MasterCard at https://www.
Applications will be accepted from November 1, 2008 through March 18, 2009 only. You may apply for this examination on-line, using a Visa or MasterCard, at the Human Resources Division website: https://www.
Applicants will have the option to have their exam results apply to one or both of the resulting eligible lists, police officer and trooper, respectively.
Applicants will have to select one of the following options when applying on-line. Applicants are reminded to carefully select their choice BECAUSE YOU CAN NOT CHANGE YOUR CHOICE AFTER THE EXAMINATION IS HELD ON APRIL 25, 2009:
Paper applications may be obtained at any State Police Barracks, city and town clerks’ offices and civil service police stations across the state or at the Human Resources Division (HRD), Civil Service Unit, One Ashburton Place, Room 301, Boston, MA 02108, between 8:45 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. If you wish to have an application mailed to you, please call the Examination Hotline at the Human Resources Division at 617-878-9895 and leave a detailed voice-mail message that includes your address.
All completed paper applications must be returned by mail with the examination fee in the form of a bank check or money order OR with a completed fee waiver form and supporting documentation, or in person to: Human Resources Division, Civil Service Unit, One Ashburton Place, Room 301, Boston, MA 02108. Applications received or postmarked after March 18, 2009 will not be accepted. If you mail your application, send all correspondence by certified mail with "return receipt requested," if possible.
Paper applications must be accompanied by a bank check or money order made payable to The Commonwealth of Massachusetts In the amount of $100 dollars to cover the examination-
When filing a paper application applicants MUST enter the correct announcement number (YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO CHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBERS AFTER THE TEST IS GIVEN ON APRIL 25, 2009):
A waiver of the processing fee may be granted to applicants receiving state or federal public assistance, unemployment insurance or workers’ compensation. If you intend to request a fee waiver, you must file a paper application; you may not file on-line. Fee waiver forms are available from and must be filed with the Massachusetts Human Resources Division, Examination Administration, One Ashburton Place, Room 301, Boston, MA 02108. Fee waiver forms MUST be submitted with the paper examination application, and must be accompanied by proof of eligibility, for the subject time period (12 months prior to the examination date), in the form of signed and dated receipts, check stubs and/or other documentation from the agency providing the assistance. If you are claiming a fee waiver, please make sure to fill in item #16 on your application.
All applications must be accompanied by a money order, certified bank check, credit card payment, or by a completed fee waiver form. The examination-
You may take the examination in the Spanish language. If you do, you must, on the same day, take another written examination that tests your ability to read and understand English. If you wish to take the examination in the Spanish language, you must submit a separate letter requesting this along with your application and examination-
TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
If you need special testing accommodations due to a documented impairment such as a hearing, learning, physical, mental or visual disability and you are filing an on-line application, please check the box indicating that you are requesting such accommodation. If you are filing a paper application, fill in the circle in item 15 of your application. In both cases, forward a letter detailing what type of accommodation you require at the exam site. You must also include a letter of support from a qualified professional. Without such a letter, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to grant your accommodation. This information is requested only to provide reasonable accommodation for exams, and will not be used for any other purposes.
With the exception of current military personnel who cannot be in Massachusetts on April 25, 2009, no applicant has a right to a make-up examination due to personal or professional conflicts on the testing date and applicants are advised to consider this BEFORE applying for the examination.
If you file an exam application by April 1, 2009, but are unable to appear for the exam on April 25, 2009 due to an emergency or unanticipated hardship, you may request a make-up examination by filing a written request with verifiable documentation to HRD no later than 7 calendar days from the original testing date. HRD reserves the right to approve or deny your request. HRD may require an additional examination-
There will be NO REFUND of the examination-
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
Applicants are responsible for notifying HRD in writing of any change of address after applying for the examination. Applicants may submit changes of address on-line at: https://www.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Information about this examination can be obtained on the Internet at http://www.mass.
In the Boston area: (617) 727-3777
Outside the Boston area (within Mass.): (toll free) 1-800-392-6178
TTY Number: (617) 878-9762
FAX Number: (617) 727-0399
Exam Info Hotline: (617) 878-9895
When: December 9, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Career Place
Registration: Please call the library at 781-932-5518
Cost: $15/lifetime Membership
Please join Stephen Crosby, member of the Networking Group, who will discuss “How to use the library as a job search tool”. Looking for more resources? Learn how to better use the materials that are easily available.
Steve has twelve years experience as Reference and Systems Librarian. During that time he was an instructor for library staff and has been an author and manger of Library Home pages. He has written several Internet job-hunting information web pages. Finally, he has created numerous PowerPoint presentations about “History of Computers,” “Computer Hardware” and “Bibliographic Instruction.”
If you are interested in receiving Job Leads at local companies via email, this is a good group to join. The Career Place will email jobs directly to the members of the group frequently. The jobs will be from a wide range of industries and occupations. In the subject line, we will put the Job Title and company location to make it easy for members to determine interest/ relevancy. If it not a good match, just delete it, without even opening it.
To become a member, send an email to: TCP-JobLeads-
Cummings Properties has openings for HVAC service technicians. The ideal candidates should have 10 years experience trouble shooting and installing commercial HVAC systems. Candidates must have the ability to work independently and possess an excellent customer service attitude. Varied projects include DX cooling, cooling towers, water-source heat pumps and gas-fired hydronic systems. Knowledge of ductwork design, sizing and fundamentals is a must. EPA recovery certification is required a refrigeration technician license is desirable but not required. These positions DO NOT require 24-hour on-call. Full-time openings with very competitive pay and benefits include a 401(k) plan.
Cummings Properties prohibits employee smoking anywhere inside or outside any of its’ properties at all times. Additionally, there is a zero tolerance policy for illegal drug use and alcohol abuse. Pre-employment physical exams are required, including drug testing, for all new employees. A current driver’s license is required. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.
Cummings Properties is the 260 person firm which transformed the remnants of the once world-powerful United Shoe Machinery Corporation into the magical 2 million square foot Cummings Center office and research park in Beverly. This very stable 35-year-old firm invites you to consider employment opportunities in either its Beverly or Woburn Massachusetts headquarters.
Apply in person at 107-L Cummings Center, call Tim P. at 978-720-4086, or email resume to construct@cummings.