Sunday, April 10, 2016

NEWS ROUNDUP: HR Job Opening, Keller Places At State FBLA Conference

Photo courtesy of Penny Nichols Keller
HR Job Opening In Dorchester:  Our Google alert caught this -- an opening for a human relations generalist.  We don't know the name of the entity with the opening since it is being conducted through a search firm.  The job requirements are a bachelor's degree in HR management or similar field or five years experience as HR generalist. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel also required.  Click here for the job ad.

DHS' Keller Takes 8th At Statewide FBLA Contest:  Congratulations to DHS Senior Jordan Keller for receiving 8th place in the most prestigious event at the Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference on Saturday in Omaha.  Keller captured her award in the Future Business Leader competition. This continues to add to the prestige of Dorchester's FBLA program.

Dorchester Foundation Still Raising Funds For Cemetery Directory: The Dorchester Community Foundation Fund is still working on its next project -- a directory for the Dorchester Cemetery. This structure will help loved ones and friends find the burial site of those who have been laid to rest in our community's cemetery just east of the village.  To help raise the necessary funds for this important project, the Foundation is offering an engraved brick sponsorship.  Here's a link for readers to download or print if interested in contributing to the construction of Dorchester's new cemetery directory.  

An Idea For Village Leaders:  We see the Village of Dorchester is still looking for someone to sit at the dump to observe folks to make sure they're only dumping grass clippings, branches and leaves.  (Call 402.946.3201 if you're interested.)  We aren't the sharpest tools in the shed -- we just run a blog, after all.  But $9 an hour at 10 hours a week over roughly 24 weeks equals around $1,300 (not including employer payroll taxes, etc.).  That money could buy a surveillance camera or two to do the same job for the next several mowing seasons.  There would even be money left over to place cameras in the park and at key intersections with stop signs that are often ignored, especially at night.  Cameras make a lot of sense in a community with no full-time law enforcement.  Just our thoughts. 

1 comment:

  1. Cameras have been tried in the past. Each time the camera was stolen. A lot of the time cameras will not show if there is trash in the load. $1,300.00 is not much money compared to the $10,000 fine the state would drop on the village for unlawful dumping at our site. Besides, it gives a local a little spending money.


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