Find A Job

There are many avenues available when researching new job opportunities in or around the Lakewood Ranch area. Here you will find a listing of any positions our members may currently have available as well as a few web links for some local employment sources.

  • 16 Aug 2017 3:06 PM | Sherie Becker (Administrator)

    Company Name Doodle Bugs! Children's Learning Academy
    Position Title: Director Assistant, Lead Teacher, Teacher Assistant
    Wage Range: TBD upon experience

    Job Description:

    Are you hard working and passionate about teaching children?
    Are you looking to start a career in Early Childhood Education?
    Do you presently work at a center which lacks S.C.O.P.E. (Safe-Clean-Organized-Professional-Educational)?

    A position at Doodle Bugs! Children's Center may be the answer! We are looking for dedicated, energetic teachers to join our team!

    Doodle Bugs! (
    www.doodlebugs.com) is anything but an ordinary child care center. Our "Doodle Differences" begin with our unbelievable buildings, extraordinary faculty and our impressive curriculum. One visit to a Doodle Bugs! location and you will see why we are regarded as the gold standard of early childhood education.

    Quick Facts about Doodle Bugs!:

    • We are one of North America's Top 50 Child Care Organizations ("The Exchange Top 50")!
    • We are the leading provider in Upstate New York!
    • Our facilities are modern, clean and regarded as the best in the early childhood industry!
    • Our faculty is dedicated and we C.A.R.E. (Commitment-Accountability-Respect-Excellence)!
    • Our curriculum is innovative, creative, and well-planned!
    • We're accredited by Middle State Association!
    • We provide above average compensation and benefits!
    • We're growing and have career advancement opportunities!

    Teachers at Doodle Bugs! implement our innovative BRAVO! Curriculum, adapt lesson plans to meet children's individual needs and reflect their own talents. Teachers love our state-of-the-art centers, clean and organized classrooms, training opportunities and being part of the finest early childhood program in the area. This is an excellent opportunity for new teachers to gain classroom experience from the industry's leading program.

    Education Requirements:

    • CDA, Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education
    • DCF Transcript
    • Experience working with children.
    • Understand early childhood development and developmentally appropriate practice.

    Name   Marissa Lee

    Phone Number  (585) 260-4417

    Email   marissa.lee@doodlebugs.com

    Website   http://www.doodlebugs.com

    Misc. Information:   Doodle Bugs! teachers are respected, professional educators who exemplify our playful, individualized approach to learning. Teachers bring creativity, warmth and personality to each Doodle Day, forming strong relationships with both children and their families. Doodle Bugs! is committed to the ongoing growth and development of these valued members of our community.


  • 03 Aug 2017 2:47 PM | Sherie Becker (Administrator)

    Function:               

    The Transportation Manager ensures that safety is the first priority of all personnel and vehicles.  The Manager reports to the Chief Operating Officer, and oversees daily operations, finance and transportation personnel to ensure compliance of policies and procedures and efficient resource utilization of all transportation needs and requirements (personal staff vehicles excluded). 

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES: (not all-inclusive)

    • Develop an annual operating budget for scheduled mandatory maintenance. 
    • Monitor vehicle maintenance and repair costs. 
    • Anticipate and recommend vehicle replacement.
    •  Identify unfunded transportation needs.
    • Report delays and accidents.
    • Maintain currency with, and ensure all applicable Local, State and Federal laws and statues are followed and reflected in transportation policies and procedures.
    • Meet with local and state code and law enforcement officials as necessary to ensure passenger transportation safety.
    • Approve daily transportation buses, schedules and routes.
    • Coordinate with Club Directors the development of annual transportation requirements for buses, schedules and routes.
    • Ensure that all unscheduled transportation requirements are identified no less than two weeks in advance by the Club Directors to ensure adequate resources are scheduled and available.
    • Provide Club Directors with changes to buses, schedules and routes two weeks prior to implementation and authorize same to the Supervisor.
    • Coordinate with Club Directors to ensure that any changes to member transportation authorization are provided to drivers and/or monitors on a daily basis.
    • Assist the driver and determine the consequences of member misbehavior in conjunction with the Club Director and the reinstatement of transportation privileges for the offending member(s) in the event of suspension.
    • Attend all Club Staff Meetings.
    • Supervising Drivers.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS: (not all inclusive)

    • This position is Part time.
    • High School Graduate or equivalent.
    • Possession of a valid Florida Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a class B or higher with “P” and “S” endorsements.
    • Knowledge of traffic and highway safety rules and regulations and completion of a performance test in bus operations.
    • Completion and current DOT Physical, Completion and current CPR Certification.
    • Must pass pre-employment background check, Drug Test and Fingerprints.
    • Experience in working with children and knowledge of youth development.
    • Able to take precautions to avoid accidents.
    • Operate a bus in a safe and economical manner.
    • Able to understand and carry out instructions.
    • Strong Organization, Time Management Skills and ability to set Priorities
    • Obtain strong Work Ethic, Positive Attitude, High Level of Energy and Flexibility
    • Strong communication, Interpersonal skills and Attention to Detail

    The Boys & Girls Clubs places the safety of children at the top of its daily priorities whether traveling between the Clubs and school or on Club-related trips.  The Clubs maintains strict adherence to guidelines of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, a division of the U.S Department of Transportation.  All staff are authorized and expected to take immediate action to remedy any situation which is deemed unsafe.  Negligence shall be considered cause for dismissal. 

     POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Required to stand, walk and sit. Able to use hands and fingers on a vehicle and (computer) keyboard and other office equipment.
    • Handle stress while dealing with passengers and traffic.
    • Handle responsibility for the safety of passengers.
    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
    • The noise level in the work environment is high due to work is conducted on a vehicle for children.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    To apply, please email hr@bgcmanatee.org with a resume. Also, indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line. Principal applicants only, no recruiters; no phone calls or walk-ins accepted. This position is part-time, based in Bradenton, Florida. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  8-3-17


  • 28 Jul 2017 8:47 AM | Amy Gonzalez (Administrator)

    Privately-owned optometry practice in Lakewood Ranch, FL looking for an enthusiastic and customer service orientated individual to add to our team. We require a professional demeanor, a strong desire to help others, and excellent communication skills. Job duties will include the work-up and pre-testing of patients as well as scheduling appointments, verifying insurance, and various administrative tasks. A detailed orientated person with the ability to multi-task is ideal.

    Prior medical or eye care experience is preferred, but not required.

    If you are interested in joining a growing practice with a reputation for providing honest and exceptional eye care, please contact us today!

    All candidates, please send resume and cover letter.

    Job Type: Full-time


  • 20 Jul 2017 2:41 PM | Sherie Becker (Administrator)

    MANATEE COUNTY, FL (July 20, 2017) – Manatee County is accepting applications for a vacant seat on the Animal Services Advisory Board. 

    Qualified applicants must not be associated with a Manatee County animal rescue agency and must have adopted an animal from Manatee County Animal Services within the past two years. 

     
    The advisory board meets quarterly or as determined by the advisory board at a time and location also to be determined by the Advisory Board. All meetings are publicly noticed.
     
    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and may be found online at www.mymanatee.org/advisory_boards
     
    For more information call Sarah Brown, Animal Services Advisory Board liaison for Manatee County Animal Services at (941) 742-5933, ext. 8346.
     
    For more information on Manatee County Animal Services, visit www.mymanatee.org/pets or follow them on Facebook, www.facebook.com/ManateeCountyAnimalServices
     
    For more information on Manatee County Government, visit online at www.mymanatee.org or call (941) 748-4501. You can also follow us on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/manatee.county.fl and on Twitter, @ManateeGov.


  • 11 Jul 2017 11:00 AM | Sherie Becker (Administrator)

    Company Name       LWR Communities, LLC

    Position Title:          Model Preview Center Guide

    Wage Range:           $35,000

    Job Description:     LWR Communities, LLC is hiring a Model Preview Center Guide for The Lake Club.

    This full time position will be based at The Lake Club Model Preview Center and will be expected to spend time onsite, in the field visiting builders and touring customers through the community. This person will provide prospective purchasers with an overview of The Lake Club, including the distinctiveness of the community within Lakewood Ranch, the numerous amenities within the community, its active lifestyle and the available lots and builders.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide information and guidance to customers to help them make a purchasing decision.
    • Follow up with potential customers to further understanding of offerings and stay up to date on the community’s development.
    • Monitor prospects’ activity to qualify buying potential and to determine proper follow-up communications.
    • Record consumer information in CRM database for internal and external reporting needs.
    • Establish strong relationships and work hand on hand with Builders Sales Representatives.
    • Must be available to work some weekends.
    • Real Estate License required

    We are looking for an enthusiastic professional with at least 3-5 years experience, exceptional interpersonal and customer relationship skills, excellent verbal/written communication skills, valid driver’s license with a good driving record and team oriented.

    Interested candidates please email qualified resumes to human.resources@smrranch.com**.

    **We only accept DOCX, XLSX, PDF, RTG, JPEG (and other picture types). We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

    Name            Mildred Guzman

    Fax Number (941) 757-1643

    Email             human.resources@smrranch.com


  • 05 May 2017 2:39 PM | Sherie Becker (Administrator)

    SUMMARY OF POSITION:

    The Program Specialist plan, implements, supervises and evaluates activities provided within a specific program area, such as Sports & Fitness, Fine Arts, and/or Social Recreation.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES: (not all-inclusive)

    • Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes.

    • Ensure engagement, promote and stimulate participation, and consistent attendance of youth enrolled in activities.

    • Establish rapport with youth and provide mentoring, guidance, role modeling to members and overall direction for their leadership development, artistic skills, physical activity engagement and academic progress

    • Effectively implement and administer programs, services and activities.

    • Monitor and evaluate programs, services and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs and appearance of the club at all time.

    • Engaging members in activities successfully and provide a safe environment for members.

    • Support members emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts successfully.

    • Plan and facilitate purposeful and engaging activities and group projects

    • Submit regular lesson plans, attendance sheets and other administrative duties

    • Participate in training and staff development activities.

    • Ensure a productive work environment by participating in club staff meetings.

    • Maintains close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club members and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions; instruct; collaborate; and advise/counsel.

    • Mandatory cleaning set up and closes down of program area on a daily basis.

    • Assist Bus Drivers in providing safe and punctual transportation to and from schools and club sites.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS: (not all inclusive)

    This position is part time. (Monday-Friday 2pm to 6pm); starts at $12.00 per hour.

    • High School diploma

    • Minimum of two years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required

    • Certifications and credentials in respective skill-based activity highly preferred

    • CPR and First Aid Certifications preferred

    • Valid State Driver’s License

    • Must pass pre-employment background check and drug test

    • Experience in working with children and knowledge of youth development.

    • Experience and ability in creating interactive and educational activities

    • Strong Organization, Time Management Skills and ability to set Priorities

    • Obtain strongWork Ethic, Positive Attitude, High Level of Energy and Flexibility

    • Strong communication, Interpersonal skills, and Attention to Detail

    • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems

    • Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth

    • Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment

    • Must be comfortable performingmulti-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.

    POSITIONQUALIFICATIONS:

    • Required to stand, walk, and sit. Able to use hands and fingers on a (computer) keyboard and other office equipment.

    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

    • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

    • The noise level in the work environment is high due to work is conducted in a Club setting, indoor/outside.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    To apply, please email hr@bgcmanatee.org with a resume. Also, indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line. Principal applicants only, no recruiters; no phone calls or walk-ins accepted. This position is part-time,


  • 05 May 2017 2:30 PM | Sherie Becker (Administrator)

    SIGN-ON BONUS FOR QUALIFIED AND SELECTED APPLICANTS

    FUNCTION: Under the direct supervision of the Transportation Supervisor, the Bus Driver is responsible for the operation of vans and small and large buses, in transporting children from school to the Clubs, and driving on designated field trips.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES: (not all-inclusive)

    • Transport students from schools to the designated units.

    • Transport students on designated field trips.

    • Follow a pre-planned route according to a definite time schedule.

    • Drive bus carefully and in compliance with traffic regulations and bus operating procedures.

    • Assume responsibility for the safety of children in loading, unloading and transporting them from school to the club.

    • Instruct children in safety precautions and practices.

    • Maintains proper paper work for attendance of children.

    • Maintains discipline; reports unruly behavior to Club Director.

    • Inspects and sweeps bus.

    • Reports delays and accidents.

    • Reports defects or problems with vehicle to Transportation Supervisor.

    • Assures bus meets regular maintenance schedule.

    • Perform other duties/responsibilities as assigned by the Transportation Supervisor.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS: (not all inclusive)

    This position is Part-Time. (Monday - Friday 2pm to 6pm) Guaranteed 15 hours per work week; starts at $14.00 per hour.

    • Should be a High School graduate or equivalent.

    • Possession of a valid State Driver’s License, Florida Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a Class C or higher with a “P” endorsement.

    • Completion of CPR, First Aid Course, and DOT Physical.

    • Completion of a performance test in bus operations.

    • Must pass pre-employment background check, fingerprinting and drug test.

    • Experience in working with children and knowledge of youth development.

    • Ability to relate to children, parents and Boys & Girls Club personnel.

    • Knowledge of traffic and highway safety rules and regulations.

    • Ability to understand and carry out instructions.

    • Perform work requiring good physical condition.

    • Strong Organization, Time Management Skills and ability to set Priorities

    • Obtain strong Work Ethic, Positive Attitude, High Level of Energy and Flexibility

    • Strong communication, Interpersonal skills, and Attention to Detail

    • Guaranteed three (3) hours per working day.

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Required to sit and stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk and hear. Able to use hands and fingers on a (computer) keyboard and other office equipment.

    • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and rarely 110 pounds.

    • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    • The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high.

    To apply, please email hr@bgcmanatee.org with a resume. Also, indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.

    Principal applicants only, no recruiters; no phone calls or walk-ins accepted. This position is part-time, based in Bradenton, Florida. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance is a strong community-driven membership organization that focuses on business growth, partnership, opportunities and awareness. Its proud members are a wide variety of large and small business owners and their dedicated employees within the community. All of its valued members are committed to best businesses practices, networking opportunities, training, seminars, education, business connections, economic development and community expansion. Member businesses are located in, or doing business in, the Lakewood Ranch area, near Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida. Our proud members are dedicated to promoting a vibrant business community and speaking up for business needs in the community. The Alliance also has a strong working relationship with local Chambers of Commerce and is focused on creating awareness for local non-profit organizations.


8430 Enterprise Circle

 Suite 140
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Phone: 941-757-1664 
Fax: 941-362-2600 
 
    
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