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Hot Job of the Week

Tune in to WJER every Monday during the afternoon show as we chat with a representative of OhioMeansJobs about the “Hot Job of the Week.” Not only will we give you details about a specific job each week, but we'll also discuss tips, strategies, and helpful hints for job seekers.

This week’s topic:
Types of employer checks: The credit check

Hot Job of the Week:
Employer seeking: Consumer Education/Housing Specialist

Job Code #
: T-141-12

: At least 18 years old; high school diploma/GED with post-high school training or education preferred; valid driver’s license with a positive driving record and clearance to drive HARCATUS vehicles; excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills (particularly with low-income persons); able to complete all training and certification as required; able to do light lifting of up to 20 pounds on a regular basis, climb ladders, and install energy-saving measures; excellent record-keeping, computer skills, and familiarity with Word, Excel, etc.; able to work independently and one-on-one with clients in their homes while maintaining client confidentiality and corporate propriety; pre-employment testing will include a criminal background check, a driving records check, and drug testing

Job Description
: Responsible for implementing the AEP Community Assistance & Energy Partnership consumer education baseload programs at the local level by providing customers with information and measures necessary to enable them to adopt an energy conscious (i.e. energy-conserving) lifestyle; will go into residences to share information with residents; some travel involved to surrounding counties; *Please note: workdays are Monday thru Thursday, 1st shift; this job offers a rewarding career working with families and individuals in their homes to help change behavior with regards to electrical consumption

Worksite Location
: Dennison, OH (some travel to surrounding areas)

Rate of Pay
: Starting wage is $10.38 per hour

Available Benefits
: Health and dental insurance, paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation

How to apply
: *Submit a résumé and completed referral form to the Customer Service Desk at either location of OhioMeansJobs – OhioMeansJobs Tuscarawas County (1260 Monroe Street, New Philadelphia, OH 44622) or OhioMeansJobs Stark County (822 30th Street, Canton, OH 44709). *Out-of-area applicants can email their résumé (attachment preferred) to Please include the job order number and title in the subject line. *Job order qualifications must be reflected on your résumé to be considered.

For more information, visit OhioMeansJobs online at

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Wednesday, July 18th, 10:00am to noon (and every Wednesday)
Williams Furniture, Floor Covering & Sleep Center/America's Mattress

Wednesday, July 18th, 3:00 to 5:00pm (and every Wednesday)
Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market

Friday, July 20th, 4:00 to 5:00pm
St. Joseph Festival

Saturday, July 21st, 9:00 to 11:00am
Warther Cutlery

Saturday, July 21st, 11:00am to 1:00pm
Dale Lauren Manufacturing Camp Rib Off

Thursday, July 26th, 10:00am to noon
New Philadelphia Sidewalk Sale

St. Joseph Festival

Delicious food, hot music, and lots of good's the St. Joseph Festival July 20th, 21st, and 22nd! On Friday night, enjoy Swiss steak along with music by Tequila Mary and Badstone, and tune in from 4:00 to 5:00pm as WJER broadcasts live from the festivities. On Saturday, enjoy pasta and meatballs and music by Larry Notz and the Moonlyterz. Sunday is the delicious chicken BBQ with music by the Valley Voices and Jericho. Each day you'll find festival food, sweets, crafts, games, raffles, and more! It all starts at 5:00pm on Friday, July 20th on Tuscarawas Avenue across from Dover High School.

Our live broadcast from the St. Joseph Festival is brought to you by Park Village Healthcare.

Tuscarawas County Manufacturing Festival Rib Off Coming July 21st

The Tuscarawas County Manufacturing Festival Rib Off, sponsored by Tuscarawas County Manufacturers, will be held on Saturday, July 21st from 11:00am to 2:00pm at Tuscora Park in New Philadelphia. Join us as WJER's Bill Morgan broadcasts live from Tuscora Park from 11:00am to 1:00pm to talk with local manufacturers and employers who will be on hand to answer questions and offer information about career paths. Plus, the first 500 people who visit each presenting Manufacturer at the festival will receive two complimentary ribs from Hog Heaven and Texas Roadhouse! It's the culmination of the weeklong manufacturing camp where 7th and 8th graders explore, discover, and imagine career possibilities. Visit to learn more.

41st Annual Times-Reporter Charity All-Star Football Game

Join the WJER Sports team on Friday, July 20th as we bring you live play-by-play coverage of the 41st Annual Times-Reporter Charity All-Star Football Game from Woody Hayes Quaker Stadium in New Philadelphia! Coach's Corner begins at 6:15pm, and kickoff is at 7:00pm. 

Tune in to 100.9 FM, AM 1450, right here at, or the WJER app as the Sports Voice of the Valley provides the best local coverage of this exciting annual game!

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Get the inside scoop on your Cleveland Indians every Wednesday morning on WJER! Join WJER Sports Director Bill Morgan each Wednesday at 7:20am as he talks with Cleveland Indians Vice President of Public Affairs Bob DiBiasio. They'll discuss news about upcoming events, games, and special notes about the Tribe. WJER is the Sports Voice of the Valley and your home for Cleveland Indians baseball!

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