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Unpaid Interns Sought At FortScott.Biz

FortScott.Biz is searching for students interested in journalism to do online reporting internships. The focus of the reporting will be school related. The positions are unpaid and for a semester.

Students in Bourbon County who have that interest, a computer from which to work from home, love to take photos and have a digital camera, may apply.

Hours are students choice.

Please send a resume to news@ fortscott.biz by August 27.

 

 

Ad: Guinea Keets For Sale

Guinea keets for sale. Guineas are ideal for reducing chiggers and disease-carrying ticks. Unlike chickens, guineas are less prone to scratching and eating plants so they are often used for bug control in areas with gardens and flower beds. Keets are 4 to 6 weeks old.

$5 each.  Call or text 620-224-4149.

Ward Kraft Job Openings

Ad: Ward/Kraft, Inc, located in Fort Scott (KS), is currently looking for the following:

  • Web Developer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Production Member
  • Sales/Business Development Representative

(Scroll down for details of each position.)

“WE HIRE THE PERSON NOT THE POSITION”

Ward/Kraft, Inc, located in Fort Scott (KS), is currently looking for a Production Member. Ward Kraft is an industry leader while being one of the most innovative print manufacturers in the Print Industry.

Ward/Kraft is a family owned company that started over 40 years ago with customer service and good business values as a number one priority.

Ward/Kraft offers a competitive salary and a substantial benefit package to their members

Ward/Kraft want members to believe working at WK is a career and not “just a job”; this is shown with over 35% of current members having 10 or more years of service within the company.

If you have an interest any of these positions, please contact Brad Matkin, Director of Corporate Recruiting, at 1-877-281-2485 Applicants may apply online at www.wardkraft.com under the employment tab or in person at our campus located at 2401 Cooper Street in Fort Scott, Kansas.

Job Posting: Web Developer

Position Summary: Ward/Kraft is seeking a person who is highly motivated, energetic, and who is career focused to work as our companies Web Developer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases, and business logic servers
  • Work with designers and content writers
  • Test and document software for web sites
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites

Key Qualifications:

  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast paced multi-project environment
  • Dependable, ambitious, energetic, and enthusiastic
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Minimum of two years experience with CSS Framework would be a plus (Bootstrap, Foundation, Materialize)
  • Minimum of two years experience with Source Control System would be a plus (GIT)
  • JavaScript, jQuery, Node.JS, React.JS, Vue.JS, HTML, SQL, ASP.NET CORE, EF CORE 2.0, Word Press, and Web design security
  • Problem solver and good communicator

Schedule and Compensation:

  • Weekdays 8am to 5pm (some weekday meetings at 7:30am)
  • Some overtime hours (before/after hours and weekend work)
  • Six month performance reviews (90 day probation period)

Job Posting: Graphic Designer

Position Summary: Ward/Kraft is seeking a person who is highly motivated, energetic, and who is career focused to work as a Graphic Designer within our company and subsidiary companies.

  • Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials
  • Plans concept by studying information and materials
  • Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.
  • Obtains approval of concept by submitting a rough layout
  • Prepares finished copy and art by operating typesetting and printing
  • Prepares final layout by proofing finished copy and art
  • Completes projects in a timely fashion
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or similar area of focus
  • Excellent design skills
  • Ability to quickly produce top quality designs
  • Mac proficient
  • Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office proficient
  • HTML and CSS knowledge is a plus
  • Photography experience would be a plus
  • Videography and video editing would be a plus

Schedule and Compensation:

  • Weekdays 8am to 5pm
  • Some weekend and before/after hours overtime available
  • Six month performance reviews (90 day probation period)
  • Some overnight travel may be required

Job Posting: Production Member

Position Summary: Ward/Kraft is seeking a person who is highly motivated, energetic, and who is career focused to work on our production teams. This position is responsible for operating production machinery, producing superior quality products, and performing routine machine maintenance. This position is also responsible for maintaining quality standards, facilitating turn times and achieving top production goals.

Key Qualifications:

  • Good mechanical ability
  • Superior trouble shooting skills
  • Quick learner-Problem solver
  • Self starter
  • Detail Oriented
  • Basic math skills needed (decimals, fractions, addition, subtraction, measurements)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Dependable, ambitious, energetic, and enthusiastic
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Printing knowledge is a plus but will train the right candidate

Schedule and Compensation:

  • Three rotating shifts – every four weeks (shift premium is paid for “off-shift” workers)
  • Possible Saturday overtime
  • Six month performance reviews (90 day probation period)

Job Posting: Sales/Business Development Representative

Position Summary: Ward/Kraft is seeking a highly motivated; career focused Sales/Business Development Representative with a strong desire to succeed and to be part of a top notch team. In this role you will help Ward Kraft continue to build our dynamic and expanding company through research, prospecting for new business, setting up appointments, meeting in person with decision makers, identifying, and pursuing businesses for specific markets and products, closing, building and maintaining distributor relationships. If you have drive, determination, a wiliness to learn, are dependable with the desire to grow, and a high degree of integrity and commitment we want to talk to you.

Position Qualifications:

  • Inside/outside sales experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills-strong and persuasive
  • Enthusiasm and flexibility
  • Works well alone as well as with a team
  • Ability to cold call customers (proper phone etiquette)
  • Presentation skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Self-confident and self-motivated
  • Competitive and results-driven
  • Previous experience in the printing industry is a plus
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

Schedule and Compensation:

  • Travel required-some overnights
  • Base salary plus commission
  • Weekdays 8am to 5pm (unless traveling)

Ward Kraft Job Openings

Ad: Ward/Kraft, Inc, located in Fort Scott (KS), is currently looking for the following:

  • Production Member
  • Web Developer

(Scroll down for details of each position.)

“WE HIRE THE PERSON NOT THE POSITION”

Ward/Kraft, Inc, located in Fort Scott (KS), is currently looking for a Production Member. Ward Kraft is an industry leader while being one of the most innovative print manufacturers in the Print Industry.

Ward/Kraft is a family owned company that started over 40 years ago with customer service and good business values as a number one priority.

Ward/Kraft offers a competitive salary and a substantial benefit package to their members

Ward/Kraft want members to believe working at WK is a career and not “just a job”; this is shown with over 35% of current members having 10 or more years of service within the company.

If you have an interest any of these positions, please contact Brad Matkin, Director of Corporate Recruiting, at 1-877-281-2485 Applicants may apply online at www.wardkraft.com under the employment tab or in person at our campus located at 2401 Cooper Street in Fort Scott, Kansas.


Job Posting: Web Developer

Position Summary: Ward/Kraft is seeking a person who is highly motivated, energetic, and who is career focused to work as our companies Web Developer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases, and business logic servers
  • Work with designers and content writers
  • Test and document software for web sites
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites

Key Qualifications:

  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast paced multi-project environment
  • Dependable, ambitious, energetic, and enthusiastic
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Minimum of two years experience with CSS Framework would be a plus (Bootstrap, Foundation, Materialize)
  • Minimum of two years experience with Source Control System would be a plus (GIT, Subversion, Mercurial)
  • JavaScript, jQuery, Perl, HTML, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Web design security
  • Problem solver and good communicator

Schedule and Compensation:

  • Weekdays 8am to 5pm (some weekday meetings at 7:30am)
  • Some overtime hours (before/after hours and weekend work)
  • Six month performance reviews (90 day probation period)

Job Posting: Production Member

Position Summary

Ward/Kraft is seeking a person who is highly motivated, energetic, and who is career focused to work on our production teams. This position is responsible for operating production machinery, producing superior quality products, and performing routine machine maintenance. This position is also responsible for maintaining quality standards, facilitating turn times and achieving top production goals.

Key Qualifications:

  • Good mechanical ability
  • Superior trouble shooting skills
  • Quick learner-Problem solver
  • Self starter
  • Detail Oriented
  • Basic math skills needed (decimals, fractions, addition, subtraction, measurements)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Dependable, ambitious, energetic, and enthusiastic
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Printing knowledge is a plus but will train the right candidate

Schedule and Compensation:

  • Three rotating shifts – every four weeks (shift premium is paid for “off-shift” workers)
  • Possible Saturday overtime
  • Six month performance reviews (90 day probation period)

Ward Kraft Job Openings

Ad: Ward/Kraft, Inc, located in Fort Scott (KS), is currently looking for the following:

  • Sales/Business Development Representative
  • Production Member
  • Web Developer

(Scroll down for details of each position.)

Ward/Kraft is an industry leader while being one of the most innovative print manufacturers in the Print Industry.

Ward/Kraft is a family owned company that started over 40 years ago with customer service and good business values as a number one priority.

Ward/Kraft offers a competitive salary and a substantial benefit package to their members

Ward/Kraft want members to believe working at WK is a career and not “just a job”; this is shown with over 35% of current members having 10 or more years of service within the company.

If you have an interest in any of these positions, please contact Brad Matkin, Director of Corporate Recruiting, at 1-877-281-2485 Applicants may apply online at www.wardkraft.com under the employment tab or in person at our campus located at 2401 Cooper Street in Fort Scott, Kansas.


Sales/Business Development Representative

Ward/Kraft, Inc, located in Fort Scott (KS), is currently looking for a Sales/Business Development Representative. Ward Kraft is an industry leader while being one of the most innovative print manufacturers in the Print Industry.

Ward/Kraft is a family owned company that started over 40 years ago with customer service and good business values as a number one priority.

Ward/Kraft offers a competitive salary and a substantial benefit package to their members

Ward/Kraft want members to believe working at WK is a career and not “just a job”; this is shown with over 35% of current members having 10 or more years of service within the company.

Position Summary:

Ward/Kraft is seeking a highly motivated; career focused Sales/Business Development Representative with a strong desire to succeed and to be part of a top notch team. In this role you will help Ward Kraft continue to build our dynamic and expanding company through research, prospecting for new business, setting up appointments, meeting in person with decision makers, identifying, and pursuing businesses for specific markets and products, closing, building and maintaining distributor relationships. If you have drive, determination, a wiliness to learn, are dependable with the desire to grow, and a high degree of integrity and commitment we want to talk to you.

Position Qualifications:

  • Inside/outside sales experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills-strong and persuasive
  • Enthusiasm and flexibility
  • Works well alone as well as with a team
  • Ability to cold call customers (proper phone etiquette)
  • Presentation skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Self-confident and self-motivated
  • Competitive and results-driven
  • Previous experience in the printing industry is a plus
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

Schedule and Compensation:

  • Travel required-some overnights
  • Base salary plus commission
  • Weekdays 8am to 5pm (unless traveling)

Production Member

 

Position Summary:

Ward/Kraft is seeking a person who is highly motivated, energetic, and who is career focused to work on our production teams. This position is responsible for operating production machinery, producing superior quality products, and performing routine machine maintenance. This position is also responsible for maintaining quality standards, facilitating turn times and achieving top production goals.

Key Qualifications:

  • Good mechanical ability
  • Superior trouble shooting skills
  • Quick learner-Problem solver
  • Self starter
  • Detail Oriented
  • Basic math skills needed (decimals, fractions, addition, subtraction, measurements)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Dependable, ambitious, energetic, and enthusiastic
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Printing knowledge is a plus but will train the right candidate

Schedule and Compensation:

  • Three rotating shifts – every four weeks (shift premium is paid for “off-shift” workers)
  • Possible Saturday overtime
  • Six month performance reviews (90 day probation period)

Web Developer

 

Position Summary:

Ward/Kraft is seeking a person who is highly motivated, energetic, and who is career focused to work as our companies Web Developer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases, and business logic servers
  • Work with designers and content writers
  • Test and document software for web sites
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites

Key Qualifications:

  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast paced multi-project environment
  • Dependable, ambitious, energetic, and enthusiastic
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Minimum of two years experience with CSS Framework would be a plus (Bootstrap, Foundation, Materialize)
  • Minimum of two years experience with Source Control System would be a plus (GIT, Subversion, Mercurial)
  • JavaScript, jQuery, Perl, HTML, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Web design security
  • Problem solver and good communicator

Schedule and Compensation:

  • Weekdays 8am to 5pm (some weekday meetings at 7:30am)
  • Some overtime hours (before/after hours and weekend work)
  • Six month performance reviews (90 day probation period)

If you have an interest in any of these positions, please contact Brad Matkin, Director of Corporate Recruiting, at 1-877-281-2485 Applicants may apply online at www.wardkraft.com under the employment tab or in person at our campus located at 2401 Cooper Street in Fort Scott, Kansas.

 

Last Day To Support After Prom Fundraiser

Today is the last day to order Valentine Truffles in support of 2018 Fort Scott High School After Prom Fundraiser.

$5 for one-half dozen, $10 for a dozen truffles.

Order and pay through Buck Run Community Center, 725 Scott Ave.

Phone: 620- 223-0386

Real Estate Ad: 1903 Indian Road

Beautiful 4-bedroom home on nearly 2 acres of land just across the road from Lake Fort Scott.

Serene setting for relaxation or hosting gatherings at your fire pit. Approximately 3000 sq feet of living space includes a main level master with en suite bathroom featuring a Jacuzzi tub. Living room has a vaulted ceiling as well as large windows overlooking the treed backyard.

Good sized kitchen with eat-in dining area with a bay window in addition to a formal dining room.

Room just inside entry way can be used as a formal living room, office, or library.

The upper level has a very large rec room, as well as a large 4th bedroom and a 3/4 bath. West facing front porch is the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee, and east facing back deck makes for a fabulous end to the day as you enjoy dinner in the shade. Oversized 2-car garage provides space for your equipment for both work and play. Mudroom entry from garage into kitchen with a sink and space for your washer and dryer. 

Click Satellite Image for Interactive Map

We love the peaceful setting of this home, and the wildlife that we see on a regular basis. We enjoy the short walk over to the lake. We like the feeling of being outside of town, but just a few minute drive into town for work and school. We have enjoyed s’mores at the fire pit and tending to our raised gardens (which are already started for you to enjoy the produce this summer!).

4 Bedroom, 3 Baths, 3,000 square feet.

$275,000

To view please call: 620-215-0515