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Job Hunters: Who's Hiring in and Around Tinley Park? (Oct. 31)

New listings include openings for prince and princess performers, as well as office support staff. If you're seeking a job or need to fill a position, make Job Hunters part of your search.

Job Hunters: Who's Hiring in and Around Tinley Park? (Oct. 31)

Finding a job can be a tough task. Putting together a résumé, hitting the streets looking for “Help Wanted” signs and making the best impression on potential employers can be a tall order for anyone. Luckily, Patch wants to help Tinley Park readers find a few jobs and put some cash in your pockets.

That's why each week, Tinley Park Patch will be spotlighting a few job openings that we think our readers can fill.

NOTE TO EMPLOYERS: Are you doing seasonal hiring and adding temporary positions for the holidays? Patch wants to know. Email joev@patch.com with your seasonal job openings.

New Openings

WANTED: Performers to portray Disney-based characters
Premier Princess Parties: This party planner based in Palatine is expanding and looking to hire performers to portray Disney-based characters for the princess parties it organizes. Some of the qualifications candidates should have include:

  • strongly resemble a Disney princess, prince or pirate
  • work experience with kids
  • know how to do own hair and makeup
  • access to a vehicle
  • a positive attitude
  • weekend availability

Other optional qualities for candidates include:

  • the ability to do face-painting
  • knowing fun traits like balloon twisting
  • being acrobatic or trained in karate or other martial arts (adding on super hero characters in the near future)
  • singing
  • knowing a foreign language and/or sign language

Candidates should email a recent picture and résumé to Diane Thomas at diane@premierprincessparties.com. Go to the company's website for more information.

WANTED: Office support associates (part-time)
Firefly Legal: This process-serving company is looking for employees to provide part-time support in its Mokena office. Hours are flexible hours, with morning, late afternoon and night shifts available. Duties include data entry, file scanning, document preparation and updating clients' case files. The job requires occasional driving and back-up court filing. A bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal or legal field experience is a plus but not required.

The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, high attention to detail, ability to work well in a team, willingness to take on new responsibilities and ability to learn and use new technology.

Go to Firefly's website for more information and to apply for this position.

More Employment Opportunities

WANTED: Food runners and bussers
Tribes Alehouse in Tinley Park: The new bar and restaurant put out a call on its Facebook page for food runners and bussers. Tribes encourages interested work-age minors to look into the opportunities. Apply for the opening at the establishment.

WANTED: Individual with insurance license
State Farm Insurance—Jim Fuentes: Seeking an employee with an insurance license. The employer is looking for someone with enthusiasm and high energy, and who can work in a busy office and detail-oriented setting. Send résumé in email to jim.fuentes.byk2@statefarm.com

WANTED: Two insurance agents
Southland Insurance & Financial Services: The company is seeking two motivated customer service representatives with experience in an independent agency environment. The individual needs to be able to multi-task along, have strong interpersonal skills and be able to interact between agents and customers. The company would like to hire someone with extensive Personal Lines background with multiple companies. Commercial knowledge and experience is a great plus. Send résumés to the following:

WANTED: Van driver
Southwest Community Services Inc.: Looking for a van driver to transport developmentally disabled or mentally ill adults to and from the agency's facility. This is a split-shift position, and it pays $10 an hour. For more information or to apply for the job, go to Indeed.com.

WANTED: Direct service providers (part-time)
Southwest Community Services: The agency is looking for individuals who can train and supervise developmentally disabled adults on daily living-skill activities and outings. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED. This is a part-time position. For more details and to apply for the job, go to Indeed.com.

WANTED: Front desk coordinator
OfficeTeam: The front desk coordinator answer phones, greets visitors, does paperwork for vehicles and other duties. Qualifications include office skills, numeric data entry, working with computers and experience answering phones. Send résumé to tinley.park@officeteam.com.

Are you a business looking for potential employees or do you know of a local business hiring? Contact Joe Vince at joev@patch.com and share the details.


BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH: Patch is honoring breast cancer awareness with special coverage throughout the month of October. Please take a moment to learn more about what our community offers and share information with a loved one.

  • Maggie Daley Inspired Women Living With Breast Cancer
  • Outer Beauty Tips Lead to Inner Strength for Women with Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer in Young Women: Resources and Statistics in the Southland
  • Sisterhood of South Suburban Breast Cancer Survivors: Share Your Story
  • Healthy Living Can Prevent Breast Cancer: Area Resources
  • Think Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Events in the Area
  • Where to Get a Breast Exam in the Southland

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