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Off Campus: Family Service Workers

PUBLISHED DATE: Monday, December 11, 2017
FAMILY SERVICE WORKERS

NOW HIRING: Family Service Workers
20 IMMEDIATE OPENINGS – Saint John, Fredericton, Moncton

Apply Today! Send your resume to:
Fredericton – Fredericton.hiring@cbi.ca

Family Support Worker

If you strive to make a difference in people’s everyday lives by caring for them with compassion, dignity and respect, CBI Health Group has great opportunities for Family Support Worker (FSW).

Applicants must have experience working with vulnerable and autistic youth in a residential setting. Ability to provide clean background checks and complete Crisis Intervention training successfully is also a must.

PRIMARY DUTIES

As a Family Support Worker, you will:

 Be working with the client who with the following conditions:

 ASD
 Learning Disabilities
 Behavioural Issues/Aggressive Tendencies
 Metal Illness

Responsible for ensuring the safety of the site for clients in accordance with the policies and procedures of the program.
Provide individual, family and group services - where applicable.
Responsible to communicate any issues/concerns relating to client(s) immediately to your reporting supervisor.
Implement programming ie: social skills, adls, behavioural intervention, life skills training etc.

·  Skill share with parents
·  Recording data
·  Driving clients to appointments/social activities
·  Participating in recreational activates with client

QUALIFICATIONS

1.  Degree or Diploma in any of the following (2 or 4 yrs):
-  Human Services
-  Child and Youth
-  Early Childhood Education
-  Psychology
-  Sociology
-  Criminology
-  Police Foundations
OR

2.  Demonstrated experience working with individuals with any of the following: autism, mental illness, learning disabilities, behavioural issues, special needs, etc.
 

Off Campus: Lounge Server

PUBLISHED DATE: Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Delta Hotels is one of Marriott International’s 30 renowned hotel brands. As the world’s leading Hospitality Company, we offer unmatched opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration.

The Delta Hotels by Marriott Fredericton located at 225 Woodstock Rd, Fredericton, NB E3B2H8 is currently hiring a DJ Purdy's Lounge Server.

Responsibilities include: Serve food courses and alcoholic beverages to guests. Set tables according to type of event and service standards. Answer questions on menu selections. Communicate with the kitchen regarding menu questions, the length of wait, recook orders, and product availability. Communicate additional meal requirements, allergies, dietary needs, and special requests to the kitchen. Record transaction in MICROS system at time of order. Check in with guests to ensure satisfaction with each food course and/or beverages. Pick-up trays and clean tables as needed to ensure a clean dining area. Maintain cleanliness of work areas, china, glass, etc., throughout the day. Maintain cleanliness of work and guest areas by clearing, collecting and returning food and beverage items to proper area. Complete closing duties, including restocking items, turning off lights, etc. Present physical and accurate check to guest and process payment.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional. Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect. Support team to reach common goals. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Assist with moving, lifting, carrying, and placing of objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e. g., small print). Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces and steps. Move up and down stairs and/or service ramps. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards. Speak with others using clear and professional language, and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

To apply now, go to: https://marriott.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=17002NT8

Marriott International is consistently recognized as an employer of choice globally by FORTUNE magazine, DiversityInc and Great Places to Work Institute, among others. Visit https://www.marriott.com/careers

So, we ask, where will your journey take you?
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, NB or local laws.

On Campus: Occupational Therapy Information Session

PUBLISHED DATE: Tuesday, December 5, 2017
ARE YOU WONDERING ABOUT APPLYING TO OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY?
WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SCOPE OF THE PROFESSION?
COME TO AN INFORMATION SESSION.

Dec. 19, 2017
2:30 – 3:30 PM
Conference Room 1A/1B first Floor of the
Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital
PLEASE REGISTER BY CALLING: 452-5253

If creativity, problem solving and people skills are your strengths, occupational therapy may be the career for you, or someone you know. Occupational therapy helps people with physical, mental or developmental challenges to engage in everyday tasks, by adapting the task, the environment, or the person.

Occupational therapists work with infants and seniors, adolescents and adults, anyone who presents with occupational challenges. This is a profession you will not tire of!

Off Campus (Summer): Wildland Fire Fighter

PUBLISHED DATE: Monday, December 4, 2017
The Department of Energy and Resource Development (ERD) is seeking individuals to become members of the provincial wildfire program. Postings for these positions will be located in Bathurst, Miramichi, Fredericton and Edmundston.

Please indicate your choice of posting(s) on your cover letter in order of priority if you are applying for more than one location.

Duties will include the suppression of wild fires by handling water pumps, carrying and hauling hose, digging fire line and extinguishing flames. Wildland fire fighters are often supervised by a squad boss, department staff or a forestry technician at the fire site. Along with fighting fires, successful candidates will be involved in training exercises and undertaking non-fire project work for departmental programs. Fire crews will be required to travel to other parts of New Brunswick and other provinces fighting wildfires.

Requirements:
A Candidate must...  
  • possess a valid drivers license for operating vehicles in the Province of New Brunswick 
  • be eligible to work in Canada  
  • be a student in the current academic year and be attending a post-secondary institution in the fall.  
  • Successfully complete the required physical fitness testing to be eligible for the New Brunswick Fire Crew Program. 
  • be prepared to work extended hours and shift work, carry out physically demanding tasks and work outside in inclement weather on all types of terrain
  • travel within and outside of the province

Qualifications
Applicants must clearly demonstrate the following qualifications on their application / resume:  
  • be currently in the process of completing post-secondary education and training in a Resource related discipline such as forestry, resource management, earth sciences, etc. 
  • Experience working in a team environment

Training
Required wildland fire fighting training will be provided, however, experience and certification of training received for wildland fire fighting from other agencies will be considered on a case by case basis. References will be required.

Physical Fitness Requirements
All applicants will be required to successfully complete physical fitness testing. The province will administer Canadian Physical Performance Exchange Standard for Type 1 Wildland Fire Fighters (WFX-FIT). Applicants must be familiar with the physical fitness requirements for this position. Applicants must complete the new PARQ+ form prior to taking the physical fitness test .If a candidate arrives at testing, and their blood pressure is measured to be over 160/90 mmHg, the candidate will not be able to participate in the physical fitness testing.

The Department of Energy and Resource Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wildland Fire Fighter Salary/Weeks of Work:
New Applicant: Full wage is $13.85 per hour/16 weeks – April 30 to August 17th

(Start date may be negotiable if required)

Returning Applicant: Full wage is $15.40 per hour/16 weeks – April 30 to August 17th

Deadline for submission of resumes and applications is February 10th, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Mail your resumes to:
Fire Crew
Dept Energy and Resource Development
Regional Support Services
Box 6000 Fredericton NB E3B 5H1 Att.
Stephen Tulle

You can also send your resume via email to: Stephen.tulle@gnb.ca

Please indicate your choice of posting(s) on your cover letter in order of priority if you are applying for more than one location.

Canadian Physical Performance Exchange Standard for Type 1 Wildland Fire Fighters (WFX-FIT)

There are five separate components to the WFX-FIT: a screening component and four (4) performance components.

The components must be completed in the following order:
 1. Pre-Participation Screening (PAR-Q+, ePARmed-X+ (if required), Blood Pressure, Informed Consent) and Photo Identification
 2. Carry Medium Pump on Back
 3. Hand Carry Medium Pump
 4. Hose Pack Lift and Carry
 5. Charged Hose Advance
WFX-FIT is completed as a timed circuit. All components must be tested together.

WFX-FIT Circuit

Throughout the WFX-FIT circuit, the participant wears work-out clothing, running shoes or work boots (if agency requirement) and a weighted belt which encumbers the participant with the weight of normal wildland fire line work wear.

 1. The timed circuit involves 4 separate components performed in a continuous sequence over 40 m (131.2 ft) laps with cone markers at each 20 m (65.6 ft) end line.
 2. Timing of the circuit begins when the participant crosses the starting line while carrying the simulation pump (28.5 kg / 62.7 lb) from a 1m (3.3 ft) platform on their back. For safety purposes, the WFX-FIT Appraiser assists with the lifting and lowering of the medium pump onto and off the participant’s back. The simulation medium pump is carried on the back for a total of 160 m (524.9 ft) (4 laps over the 40 m; 131.2 m course) traversing a ramp (35 degree pitch, 1.22 m; 4 ft high) every 20 m (65.6 ft), then the simulation medium pump is returned to the platform.
 3. Next, the participant picks up the simulation medium pump from the platform in his/her hands and carries it for 80 m (262.4 ft) (2 laps of the 40 m; 131.2 ft course) without traversing the ramp.
 4. The participant then places the simulation medium pump back onto the platform, picks up the WFXFIT hose pack containing 4 lengths of hose (25kg; 55lb) from the ground and hoists it onto his/her back, then carries the hose pack 1 km (3281 ft) (25 laps of the 40 m; 131.2 ft course) traversing the ramp every 20 m (65.6 ft).
 5. In the final component of the circuit, the participant drags a weighted sled 80 m (262.4 ft) (2 laps of the 40 m; 131.2 ft course) on level ground to simulate advancing a charged hose (pull force required to move sled = 18.5 kg; 40.7 lb). Turn lines are also marked 3 m (10 ft) beyond the end line so the participant knows when the sled has crossed the end line without looking behind.

Item: Carry Medium Pump on Back
Distance; # of times over ramp: 160 m; 4 X 40 m over ramp 8 times
Item: Hand Carry Medium Pump
Distance; # of times over ramp: 80 m; 2 X 40 m over no ramps
Item: Hose Pack Lift & Carry on Back 
Distance; # of times over ramp: 1 km; 25 X 40 m over ramp 50 time
Item: Charged Hose Advance
Distance; # of times over ramp: 80 m; 2 X 40 m over no ramps