Latest News – February 19

Job News: On The Hill, Over The Hill, In The Hills!

Whether it’s a non-fat latte with caramel drizzle, iced, sugar-free, vanilla latte with soy milk or a small coffee to go, City on A Hill Coffee and Espresso is the place to get your java fix on historic Harrison Avenue. And it’s a good place to work! Photo: Leadville Today/Kathy Bedell

Whether it’s a non-fat latte with caramel drizzle, iced, sugar-free, vanilla latte with soy milk or a small coffee to go, City on A Hill Coffee is the place to get your java fix on Harrison Avenue. And it’s a good place to work! Photo: Leadville Today/Kathy Bedell

Spac_50Work in The Woods: Seasonal Hiring Proceeds

The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service is proceeding with hiring over 900 seasonal, temporary employees. Job opportunities are available in a variety of exciting and rewarding occupations throughout national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.US_ForestService

Job seekers can search for seasonal, temporary jobs: HERE

Job seekers can apply for trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, recreation, fisheries, archeology and administrative support jobs February 16-22 at www.usajobs.gov

Job seekers who applied for fire jobs and other jobs with early start dates during the initial time frame of January 4 – 13, do not need to reapply.  Selections for fire jobs and other jobs with early start dates will take place the week of February 21  -24, 2017. Job seekers are encouraged to make every effort to be available by phone and/or email during that time.

Below are resume tips and application resources to support job seekers in applying for jobs with the Rocky Mountain Region.Spac_50

 Some Help for Looking for Work in Leadville Today

The Leadville Workforce Center’s FREE WORKSHOPS continue  this Tuesday, Feb. 21 for people looking for work in Leadville, Lake County and beyond!

workforce-center_feb-copyThis Tuesday at 2 p.m.  the Colorado Workforce Center in partnership with the American Job Center Network will offer an online workshop designed to help seekers with interveiw tips; making that great, first impression can make the difference. 

Attendees need to register for the FREE workshops, and can contact Sue Miller at the Leadville Workforce Center at Sue.Miller@state.co.us or by calling (719) 486-2428. Increase your skill set, put your best foot forward, and get that great job that’s waiting just for you!Spac_50

Economic Development in Search of New CEO

Last week, the Leadville/Lake County Economic Development Corporation (LLCEDC) announced the opening of the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the organization. EDC_LogoEarlier in the year, Nicole Thompson, who served as CEO for more than four years, stepped down to be closer to her family back east.  

The LLCEDC is a non-profit organization which formally filed incorporation papers with the Secretary of State on November 29, 2012, hiring Thompson as its first CEO on August 1, 2013. The economic-development based group now begins the search for a new CEO to start the next chapter of the LLCEDC. Details regarding the job can be found HERE. Good luck!

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