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New Jobs in Cumming: Week of Oct. 15

Here are the jobs we've found in Forsyth County and in nearby towns this week. Send open positions to liz.kennedy@patch.com.


Dispatcher, The City of Cumming

The City of Cumming is now accepting resumes for the position of Communications/Jail Officer. We are a small agency in the north metro Atlanta area and offer an ideal family community and modern conveniences along with equally easy access to downtown as well as the north Georgia mountains.

Situated on Lake Lanier, just off GA 400, the area is experiencing tremendous growth and boasts a beautiful downtown area, a modern shopping experience, Northside-Forsyth Hospital as well as an unparalleled City Fairgrounds hosting numerous family-friendly events throughout the year. We are seeking well-qualified individuals with a high degree of personal integrity and a desire to serve in a progressive community.

We offer benefits including health, dental, GMA Retirement and dry cleaning for uniforms.

Contact the Police Department at 770-781-2003 for further information or send your resume to lmcgee@cummingpd.net.


Game Advisor, GameStop

The Game Advisor’s primary function is to deliver outstanding customer service experiences. The outstanding customer service experiences you create are GameStop's competitive advantage. Your passion for sharing the gaming experience with others is why customers choose GameStop for their entertainment needs. Your customer commitment will be expressed in many ways: ensuring products are easy to see and to buy; sharing product and gaming knowledge; providing a clean, organized environment in which to shop; and providing every customer with the ultimate shopping experience.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Possess outgoing and friendly personality with strong customer service skills.
  • Demonstrate clear verbal communication and listening skills, both in person and on the phone.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Meet associate performance expectations, including attendance and professional dress and grooming requirements.
  • Ability to follow Company policy and procedures.
  • Ability to operate Point of Sale computer system.
  • Possess basic mathematical and alphabetizing skills.
  • Ability to complete required paperwork properly.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, reach with arms / hands and lift merchandise weighing up to 10 lbs. from ground level to minimum height of 4 feet.
  • Ability to move throughout the store unassisted to provide customer service or perform tasks in any part of the store for up to 8 hours.

Experience and Education Required:

  • Previous retail or customer service experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of computerized cash register system preferred.
  • Video game knowledge preferred, but not required.

Seasonal opportunities available. For more information about this position, go online.


Service Associate, Stein Mart

Stein Mart is currently seeking a fun, fashionable and friendly person to join our Store Team as a Service Associate. We are looking for someone to provide superior customer service, operate cash registers to complete customer transactions, display merchandise and maintain a clean shopping area to maximize store appeal and assist in the Receiving department.

Responsibilities:

  • Welcome customers and answer customer questions regarding products and services.
  • Help customers make buying decisions.
  • Operate cash registers to complete customer transactions.
  • Display merchandise and maintain a clean shopping area to maximize store appeal.
  • Assist in the receiving and of new merchandise from vendors.
  • Prepare merchandise for the selling floor.
  • Assist in minimizing loss of company assets.
  • Contribute to team efforts.

Qualifications:

  • Prior retail or customer service experience
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write and count;
  • Effective oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong customer centered focus and interest working with people.
  • Willingness and ability to interact and cooperate in working with others.
  • Detail oriented
  • Exercise initiative, follows-through and completes tasks.
  • Light physical effort required; Sitting, standing and walking will constitute 95% of a work shift; Kneeling and lifting various merchandise contents weighing 20lbs.

For more information about this position, go online.


Fountain Operators, Steak n Shake

As a Fountain Operator, you will mainly be responsible for:

  • Preparing milk shakes, desserts and all other fountain items
  • Maintaining a friendly and hospitable manner

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to retain menu item information, meet basic math and reading requirements, have the ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds, uphold professional working relationships with other Associates and maintain composure while under stress.

**Previous experience preferred.

People are drawn to careers at Steak n Shake because it’s a great place to work. They stay because it’s also a great place to grow, both personally and professionally. Whatever your talents and aspirations, there’s an opportunity at Steak n Shake to match. For more information about this position, go online.


Georgia P.O.S.T. Certified Officers, Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for Georgia P.O.S.T. Certified Officers only. If you are certified in another state and desire to work for the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, you must contact the Georgia P.O.S.T. at www.gapost.org for instructions on becoming certified in Georgia.

If you are Georgia P.O.S.T. certified, download the application here.

After you have completed the application and have all the required documents, contact Denise Anglin at 678-513-5842 for an appointment.

We offer:

  • Above average pay: $33,998 for Patrol Officer (Deputy Sheriff II)
  • A Comprehensive Benefits Package including multiple health insurance options at minimal cost to the employee.
  • All equipment (uniforms, weapons, etc.) provided at no cost.
  • EXCELLENT career advancement and training opportunities.
  • The opportunity to be a part of one of the fastest growing and most progressive Law Enforcement Agencies in the nation.


Sales Associate, Keepsake Boutique


Sales Associate needed at Keepsake Boutique, a women's clothing store, in nearby Alpharetta. Candidate must be an excellent listener, posses excellent communication skills, be able to multitask, and have a strong sense of fashion for customer assistance with styling.

Required Skills: MS WORD, MS EXCEL, EMAIL, SOCIAL NETWORKING, BASIC MATHMATICS, & POS SYSTEM SAVVY.

The hours are part-time Wednesday-Saturday 11a.m. - 4p.m., 20 Hours per week at $9 per hour.

E-mail joan@tiquesake.com with work history/resume for consideration. 


SAT/ACT Tutors, The Tutoring Center

At The Tutoring Center in nearby Sugar Hill, we are committed to helping each student reach and exceed his or her potential by delivering customized instruction highly focused on the individual student.

The center's instructors/tutors are an essential part of our company, and we are determined to hire and develop only the very best!  You must possess not only the aptitude for solving and teaching SAT/ACT problems, but also the personality and professionalism that our students and their parents expect from us on a consistent basis. If you excel at solving SAT/ACT-type problems, motivating students, and delivering personalized educational service, we encourage you to apply to work with The Tutoring Center, Sugar Hill, GA.  We are currently hiring for One-on-One SAT/ACT Tutoring positions.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Pay:  Earn between $25-$35 per hour, depending on experience and tutoring assignment.
  • Pay Increases: Our merit raises are designed to reward outstanding performance and client feedback.
  • Paid Training: We have an in-depth mandatory training program to prepare you to tutor our students.  Previous SAT/ACT student test-preparation experience is a strong plus.
  • Ongoing Support: Friendly support from our office staff (we're Tutors, too!) and additional training opportunities to enhance your abilities.
  • Unique Books & Materials:  Use our top-notch test prep materials for SAT, ACT and other tests.
  • Build Your Own Schedule: Our SAT/ACT tutoring sessions are as follows:
    • Monday to Friday, from 7:30 p.m. till 9:30 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m. 

Scheduling flexibility is essential for all Tutors.

  • Focus On Your Strengths: Proficiency in both math and verbal areas is valued but you may specialize in just one of these areas.  In addition, you may tutor in a wide range of other academic subjects. We are always in need of SAT/ACT math experts.

Job Requirements:

  • Education: Possess a degree from a selective college or university or attending college now with excellent grades.
  • Proficiency: Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the SAT/ACT subjects you wish to teach (SAT scores of 700+ in each subject).
  • Schedule: Be available to tutor evenings and weekends through the 2012-2013 school year and, ideally, beyond.
  • Experience: Have experience teaching, tutoring or working with high-school aged students.

For more information about these positions, apply online. 


Various Positions, Hire Dynamics

Hire Dynamics is an industry-leading, award-winning staffing and professional recruitment organization. Since 2001, we've built our company around the concept of loyalty – to our clients, our internal staff, and the talent we place.   We are constantly staffing for multiple companies in the nearby Alpharetta area. Current openings include:

Warehouse and Shipping/Receiving positions: First, second and third shift. The pay rates range from $9.66 to $10.97 an hour based on experience. 

Machine Operator: Third shift – Monday through Thursday at $10 an hour.

Call Center Rep/Automotive Technician: First shift - Monday through Friday at $16 an hour.

Data Entry Specialists: First and second shifts – Monday through Saturday at $11 an hour.

All positions require applicants to pass a criminal background check and a drug test. Interested applicants, please e-mail resume shill@hiredynamics.com for consideration. 


Permanent Traveling Technical Writer, ProEdit

ProEdit has an immediate need for a technical writer who will travel across the US providing services to our clients on an ongoing basis. The technical writer will be responsible for writing and editing a variety of documents in various environments. The technical writer will need to properly manage their time, successfully work around the schedules of subject matter experts, and take the initiative to complete tasks with little supervision. The technical writer will be based in our Cumming office. For more information about this position, go online.

For more job opportunities visit Cumming Patch classifieds.

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