The GIW Portal is a free service for the Green Industry to help train employees, potential employees, and students wanting to gain certifications and licenses or the knowledge needed to improve their lives and careers. If you need assistance or have questions, please contact GIW Portal Education Director Fred Kapp @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-862-2588.
Twenty Points FOR ANY LICENSE in One Day Classes Part 1: 8:00 – 12:10 - $37 or Part 2: 12:45 – 4:55 - $37 or both for $70! Class repeats 1/18, 2/22, 3/19 and 4/26. Can only take once in a 3-year period. Holiday Inn Express, Pelham, 35124.
2/26 - 2/28, 9:00 – 3:30, prep for state exam, gain an industry cert., $95
9:00 – 3:30, 10 points for OTPS/OTPC/DR, $42
Alabama Urban Forestry Association classes for pest re-certification points, ISA and Reg. Forester CEUs: Florence Tree Commission’s IPM for the Landscape, Forest and Right of Way Parts 1 & 2: Florence, 3/7, Part 1 is 8:00 – 12:10, $40, Part 2 is 12:30 – 4:40, $40 or both for $75. Either class is 10 points for OTPS/FOR/ROW/DR licenses or both for 20 points!
The GIW Portal is hosted by Auburn University at Montgomery and content will be added as needed to help the industry and educators. Live training and testing may be scheduled during the year, but at this time is limited to the Appalachian Region of Alabama. Partnering sponsors, willing to supplement training costs, may schedule the training anywhere outside of Alabama's ARC Region.
We are proud to announce that our new “brick and mortar” home is the Pelham Civic Complex and we will be offering lots of one-day classes and multi-day expos and programing over the years. The facility is beautiful and offers seating for 15-500 attendees and is a perfect location for business meetings and company educational programming. Let me know if I can help you with arranging any meeting at the PCC. We will continue to offer many live classes throughout the southeast at various locations, so stay tuned.
Landscape Sevices, Inc. is currently looking to make some permanent hires for up to 3 to 5 people. The positions include Installation, Maintenance, and Chemical. If interested, contact wnewton@Isialabama.com.
Lawyers Lawn Service in Shelby County is looking to hire immediately for full time employment. We need team players who are punctual, have good work ethic, are not afraid of hard work, and present themselves in a prfessional manner. Must be physically able to perform job tasks required. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about mowing, trimming, edging, blowing, pruning, and be able to work in a timely, yet efficient manner.
Prior experience in the landscape maintenance field preferred. If interested, please contact Ryan Lawyer at 205-238-4315.
Poarch Band of Creek Indians is seeking two Facilities Construction Technicians.
Overall Objectives of Position:
The Facilities Construction Technician performs a variety of duties pertaining to carpentry, painting, plumbing, maintenance and repair of Tribal facilities. This job description is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of this position. The Facilities Construction Technician is expected to perform all duties and responsibilities necessary to meet the goals and objectives of applicable programs.
The Facilities Construction Technician is expected to live the Purpose and Values of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and will go beyond the call of duty.
Primary Responsibilities of the Facilities Construction Technician:
Education and Experience Requirements:
Every applicant must complete an application provided by Human Resources at the Tribal Administrative Offices in Building 600. A resume will not be accepted in the place of an application. Complaints about the recruitment or selection process for employment should be directed in writing to the Human Resources Director of PCI Tribal Government.
For more information: http://pci-nsn.gov/wmlib/pdf/17/facilities_construction_tech.pdf
The GIW Portal has been created and will be sustained by a large group of supporters, listed on the "Sponsors and Partners" page. If you want to attend live classes, schedule a class in your area, or would like to help support the GIW efforts, please contact: GIW Educational Director, Fred Kapp: email@example.com or 205-862-2588.