Monday, July 28, 2008

Voice talent, teacher, help desk among July jobs

Metro job description may be in jeopardy

The Hispanic Nashville Notebook hosts a job site called the Workbook, but it is not the only Hispanic or bilingual employment listing in Middle Tennessee.

Franklin's Latin Market Communications circulates a monthly job listing in the bilingual paper Que Pasa and also makes the list available by e-mail. The July 2008 Que Pasa jobs are below, including a Metro job requiring Spanish (if this job's use of Spanish is discretionary and considered "official" communications, would a proposed Metro charter amendment* outlaw the bilingual part of the job description?).

Two other jobs that have come to my attention lately are the voice talent opening below, and the next job for a bilingual teacher at First Steps.

Freelance voice talent:
Recording studio in Nashville specializing in audio for corporate phone systems is looking for Spanish-speaking professionals to expand our freelance voice talent roster. Experience helpful but not a requirement. Prefer neutral accents if possible, and fluent English is always a plus. E-mail for more information.
Teacher position:
First Steps’ Ayudando Niños Program Is Searching for a Bilingual Teacher

Early Intervention Teacher requirements

* BS in Early childhood education, Special education or related field.
* Have written and oral presentation skills in English and Spanish.
* Work permit
* Knowledgeable about working with children from 0 to 3 years old and families in natural environments.
* Knowledge of Microsoft word-excel and the internet need it.

Key Functions and Expected Performances

* Early intervention teachers will be required to visit children with disabilities or delay and their families in their homes to provide them with specialized instruction.
* Provide interpretation and translation services for families
* Keep documentation of the children progress
* Inform families about community resources
* Work in collaboration with therapists and service coordinators from Tennessee Early Intervention System(TEIS)
* Give training to parents and daycares about different topics


* Flexible schedule
* Mileage Reimbursement
* Agency pays $25 of the phone Bill
* Medical, Dental and Life insurance
* Pay Vacation and sick days
* Salary is dependent upon education and experience.

Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.

Email or fax your resume to Rosario Langlois, Outreach and Ayudando Niños Program Director,, Fax: 463-7949
Que Pasa July 2008 list:
We're going to be posting an opening for a clerical position that will help us with medical interpreting scheduling and tracking which interpreters are where at any given time. This person will need to be available to answer a phone line at all times during the work day so won't have other duties like answering client lines, filing, copying, etc. The person will have a desk in the front lobby. If you know of someone who might be a fit for our organization and is very good at organizing, phone etiquette, and keeping track of folks, please have them send in a resume to Dranda Whaley (fax 615-313-9242).

Candidates need to be strategic and team-oriented, and capable of building and motivating a strong group of volunteers. For a full job description, go to Email a Cover Letter and Resume to Tyler:

United Way of Metropolitan Nashville has opening for A.A. to provide technical and administrative support. HS diploma with five years' admn. experience or vocational training and 3 years exp. Ability to take meeting minutes, and pass Word/Excel skills assessment. Send resume, cover letter and job history to: or fax to: 615 780-2424. EOE

Telemundo Nashville is seeking a self-driven account executive with an inner motivation to succeed by helping to create custom solutions for advertisers trying to reach the Hispanic community. This individual must be bilingual and have established ties to the Hispanic community of Middle Tennessee. Prior sales experience is preferred but not required. While we will teach them everything they need to know about media sales, this person must be able to prospect and present. If interested please contact:

Looking for a few P-T bilingual sales associates for growing Hispanic marketing and PR agency and bilingual paper. Must be completely bilingual in addition to having a very outgoing personality. Responsibilities include acquiring new prospects for the business, making presentations, meeting with leads, sending out company information, following up. Must be a self-starter, be able to work without supervision and stay focused, proven ability to network and build rapport, good understanding of the Hispanic market, negotiation and closing skills, solid sales presentation and communications skills. You must have your own computer and telephone. If you are a shy and sensitive person this position is not for you. Only serious inquiries please. Send resume and 3 references which do not include family to or call 615- 599-0045.

The City of Franklin Solid Waste Department has a vacancy for Administrative Secretary, Responsibilities, generally, include answering multi-line telephone; greeting and assisting visitors; providing assistance and information related to department services, procedures, forms, fees, or other issues; compiling/organizing department work orders or service requests; dispatching solid waste pickup routes, monitoring two-way radio and assisting in scheduling service, etc. HS diploma or GED required, supplemented by vocational/technical training in personal computer operations, with minimum of three years previous experience and/or training involving secretarial work in assigned area; or any equivalent. $14.41/hour, plus excellent benefits. Obtain application online at or from HR Department, City of Franklin, PO Box 305, 109 3rd Avenue South, Franklin, TN 37065, tel. 615/791-3216, e-mail

position available. Contact Genia,

Get paid for helping families solve financial problems. High earnings potential. Set your own hours. No experience required. For more information, call Raphael Molina @ 533-1471 or 865-6725..

Tractor Supply Company, the country's largest farm and ranch retailer, is seeking a Bilingual Help Desk Team Member for the Store Support Center in Brentwood, TN who will provide support to all Tractor Supply Company Store Associates. This support includes assistance with issues pertaining to IT software and hardware issues and any store operational or procedural questions. In addition, the team member will provide service over the phone to store team members who require assistance communicating with Spanish-speaking customers. This team member should have a high school diploma and demonstrate strong problem solving and organizational skills. Approximately 3% of the team member's communication will occur as Spanish-speaking interactions. Candidates should be fully proficient in English and Spanish. Please send resumes via email to and list "Bilingual Help Desk" as the heading for the email.

Franklin, TN; Salary: $40K-$45K Prior experience in business development, proposal generation, or financial modeling or analyses; Gathering technical data and assembling data into well-written, sophisticated proposals ; Training or experience with business modeling for forecasts, budgets, and overall operational performance analysis. Apply online at or send resume to

ServiceSource in our Nashville office. Call Jon Julian at SERVICESOURCE, cell 415.987.3252,

Construction Company here in Nashville specializing in Gutters & Siding. hiring a bi-lingual sales person that has 1-2 years experience in sales and customer service, preferably to also be familiar with the basic construction field. We offer 401k, health insurance, company phone & vehicle and starting salary ranges $35-$45k (+ or -) based on performance and experience. Must be fluent in Portuguese, College degree, BA/BS required. Candidate must have basic experience in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel) and email Databases Contact David Rodriguez, 615-533-0089 - cell or e-mail

bilingual position - SUNTRUST
looking for bilingual candidate to work at Suntrust in Murfreesboro. Contact

The City of Franklin, TN is accepting applications for Police Officer. Must have HS diploma or GED. Prefer 60 semester hours at accredited college or university with at least 2.0 GPA on 4.0 system. Applicants must be: eligible to become P.O.S.T. certified, at least 21 years old at time of selection, eligible to become licensed & qualified to operate firearm, eligible to possess TN drivers license, & free from felony convictions & misdemeanors involving honesty, moral turpitude & habitual use of drugs/alcohol. . $16.20/hr, plus excellent benefits. Obtain application online at or from HR Dept, City of Franklin, PO Box 305, 109 3rd Ave S, Franklin, TN 37065, tel. 615/791-3216, fax 615/791-3297, e-mail

The City of Franklin has a vacancy for Custodian. Responsibilities, generally, include a variety of housekeeping and custodial tasks, such as cleaning City Hall Administrative offices, restrooms and kitchens; watering plants inside and outside City Hall; running errands and maintaining stocks of housekeeping. Minimum Qualifications: Junior High School diploma required. $12.03/hr, plus excellent benefits. Obtain application online at or from HR Dept, City of Franklin, PO Box 305, 109 3rd Ave S, Franklin, TN 37065, phone 615/791-3216, fax 615/791-3297, e-mail tracyh@franklin-

The Metropolitan Action Commission are currently looking to hire bi-lingual, Spanish speaking, family service specialists. $30,476.23 Plus medical, dental, pension and insurance benefits. Duties include: Insure maximum enrollment by utilization of all conceivable means of recruitment; Work with individual families to encourage, to motivate and to assist the family in its own effort to improve the conditions and quality of family life; Assist families in carrying out health referrals and other social service recommendations; Maintain a concise up-to-date family service record on each assigned Head Start student; Make home visits; Serve as a liaison between the Head Start family and the Head Start Center; Promote parent involvement in ALL facets of the Head Start program; Attend meetings and complete required training; etc. Requirements: Fluent in Spanish, responsive listener, valid TN DL, basic knowledge of medical and health terms. Please send your resume to or fax 862-8881

We would like to find someone that is a licensed insurance agent, or has an interest in becoming an insurance agent. We would like for them to be an inside employee that would handle the insurance needs for our growing Hispanic customers base. We would want someone with a good work ethic that likes working with people and wants to establish themselves in a career as a professional. Contact John A. "Jack" Spann, Cell: (615) 351-5225, or

Local Tower Company looking for a Lead Tower Tech. Driver License and experience required. The Lead Tower Tech will be responsible for a crew. For more details or to apply for the job contact Compensation: Hourly rate depends upon experience. Plus a weekly payment of $500.00 per Diem.

Siloam Family Health Center, a faith-based, Christ-centered health clinic, has an immediate opening for an experienced ambulatory care nurse. Candidate must have strong primary care nursing skills and computer skills. Plus, the candidate must have current state of Tennessee RN License, and CPR Certification. Preference is given to candidates who are bilingual (Spanish and English), have a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree or have experience in the social services field. please submit a copy of your resume and a cover letter to: Fax: 615-577-4010,

Kellermeyer needs to immediately hire retail store cleaners in Macy's stores in the Nashville malls - Rivergate , Cool Springs , Bellevue. We have morning 6 am to 10 / 11 am and 4 pm to 9 pm times available to work 6 days a week in a great environment . Wages will range from $7.75 and up based on experience (average is $8.00) Available are (4 ) in COOL SPRINGS, (2) in RIVERGATE , and (1) Supervisor (this one $9.00) in BELLEVUE. In the future we will have Green Hills and Hickory Hollow . Basic English is preferred for your safety and training - please let us judge your communication . These should be long term positions based on attendance and performance . To apply please call 615 509 5371 OR email to AS SOON AS POSSIBLE to complete an application - bring your ID and Social Security cards . We try to rotate Sundays between employees.

The City of Franklin has a vacancy for Enterprise Applications Manager. Responsibilities, generally, include having extensive knowledge of, & sharing expertise with designated departments on, the following Enterprise applications: Hansen, Cashiering, Utility Billing, Property Tax, Business Licensing, Water Miscellaneous Applications & Wastewater Miscellaneous Applications; guides & assists users on issues related to design, development & deployment of mission critical systems; communicates procedures within the functional application areas; maximizes capabilities & functionality of the system business units; etc. Minimum of three to five years of systems experience in Microsoft Applications. Associate's degree in Computer Science, Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or Professional Certification. Obtain application online at or from HR Dept, City of Franklin, PO Box 305, 109 3rd Ave S, Franklin, TN 37065, phone 615/791-3216, fax 615/791-3297, e-mail

The City of Franklin is currently accepting applications for full-time firefighter positions with the Franklin Fire Department. Must work a 24 hours-on/48 hours-off shift (average 56 hours week), & live within 45-minute drive of Fire Department Headquarters within 6 months of employment. May be subject to call-back 24 hours a day. HS Diploma (or GED), 21 years of age, the ability to work under stressful & dangerous conditions, active EMT Basic (minimum) license required, active Paramedic license preferred, a valid TN driver's license, & a record free from habitual use of drugs or intoxicants, felony convictions, etc. Beginning salary $34,361.60/year, plus benefits. Obtain application online at or from HR Dept, City of Franklin, 109 3rd Ave S, PO Box 305, Franklin, TN 37065, tel. (615) 791-3216, fax 615) 791-3297, e-mail

The City of Franklin, TN is accepting applications for the position of Staff Engineer I. Responsibilities, generally, include performing engineering support to the city engineer in collecting & analyzing civil engineering data, reviewing engineering criteria for various types of plans & administrative work involved in departmental activities, as well as producing & maintaining maps & related files, & acting as technical resource for various departments, agencies & other groups. Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with two years experience in civil engineering. Engineer Intern (E.I.) registration preferred. Obtain application online at or from HR Dept, P.O. Box 305, 109 3rd Ave S, Franklin, TN 37065, phone 615-791-3216, fax 615- 791-3297, e-mail:

BILINGUAL SALES/MARKETING REP - The Hadden Group You must be fluent in English and Spanish and have 1 year sales or marketing experience. Call 615.292.2455 · fax 615.292.2838 ,

Labor Ready. Assist new applicants with the employment process, answer questions and qualify potential temporary employees for eligibility to work. Must have valid Drivers License and a car . One year of college or technical training preferred. Strong computer skills, bilingual skills a plus. Excellent benefits package with company matching 401K, tuition reimbursement, college savings fund, medical/dental/vision and prescription assistance. $11/hr. Full time. visit the Employment page on

Express Employment Professionals. Must be fluent in Spanish/English. Processing reimbursement requests for local drivers. Looking for someone who is self- motivated, has reliable work history, and has at least 2 years general business experience. Temp to hire opportunity. Contact Beth Stumbaugh

The CSI Companies. This positions requires being on the phone 95 percent of the day calling on past due accounts. This position collects on property owners that have delinquent credit balances. Must have a great sense of urgency, be self motivated and have thick skin at times. One year of collections experience, bilingual in Spanish is a huge plus. $12-14/hr. Call 904-338-9515.

Nashville. George S. May International Company- Management Service. 65K-85K a year. Bilingual French and Spanish individuals encouraged to apply. Developing, recommending and implementing business improvements and organizational change for owners, presidents and senior managers of small and medium size businesses in all types of industries. MBA Degree or 10+ years of business and management consulting experience required. Accounting systems (Quickbooks, Peachtree) knowledge required. Proficiency in Excel. Travel required.

Lend Lease Retail and Communities. Implementation and administration of on site project Environmental Health and Safety programs for the design and construction group. BS in Safety Management, Civil Engineering or related degree or the experience to a 4 year degree. 5-8 years of field experience in the role of Safety Engineer or 8-10 years of construction related experience. Bilingual skills a plus. Tel: 615.324.8800 , Fax: 615.963.2686

LATIN MARKET COMMUNICATIONS is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided.

Eva Melo
Latin Market Communications

*The relevant language in the proposed charter amendment is, "[A]ll official government communications and publications shall be published only in English." Who decides what "official" means? Who decides what "communications and publications" means - i.e. is a verbal communication in another language forbidden if the verbal communication is not "published"?

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