Hot Job of the Week

Tune in to 1450 WJER every Monday during the afternoon show as we chat with Amy Miller of OhioMeansJobs about the “Hot Job of the Week.” Not only will Amy give details about a specific job each week, but she'll also discuss tips, strategies, and helpful hints for job seekers.

This week’s topic:
I have barriers – can I get a job?

Hot Job of the Week:
Employer seeking: Machinist

Job Code #
: T-663-8

: High school diploma or equivalent with 2 to 3 years of related experience (Journeyman certification preferred); able to lift up to 50 pounds and move or transfer objects with an overhead crane; general knowledge of the following procedures: estimating time and materials for machine jobs, metals and the quality/machinability and uses of metals/alloys and other materials, machines and tools including their design, uses, repair, and maintenance, design techniques, tools, and principals involved in the production of precision technical plans and drawings; able to perform basic mathematical computations and apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations; able to read and interpret blueprints; great communication skills both verbally and written (English); able to work in an environment with a moderate-to-high noise level; company will provide on-the-job training; able to pass a vision test (with eyewear, if necessary)

Job Description
: Under minimal supervision, will set up and operate manually controlled machines in skilled precision and bench work in the fabrication, maintenance, repair, and alteration of machinery, machine parts, tools, and equipment; use precision tools, machinery, and equipment such as a lathe, vertical milling machine, drill press, hydraulic press, chop saw, band saw, push and pull broaches, and a variety of cutting tools and equipment; use gauges and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements; fabricate and shape parts such as tools and machine parts out of metal, plastics, and composites; properly and safely select, align, secure, and remove holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines; recognize, deploy, and properly use inserts, fixtures, and tooling; perform daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment; evaluate experimental procedures and recommend changes or modifications for efficiency and adaptability to set-up and production; able to track parts and jobs for system; must comply with all quality policies, specifications, regulations, and instructions; *Please note: This is a full-time position (Monday thru Friday, 1st shift); *MANDATORY OVERTIME

Available Benefits
: Vacation and paid holidays

Worksite Location
: Strasburg, OH

Rate of Pay
: $13.00 to $19.00 per hour (based on experience and skill set)

How to apply
: *Apply direct with résumé to the employer. 
Fax: 330-878-4101
In person: Valley Hydraulics Service – 960 N. Wooster Avenue, Strasburg, OH 44680
*Be sure you mention OhioMeansJobs Stark/Tuscarawas Counties as the source of how you heard about the position when applying direct to the employer.

For more information, visit OhioMeansJobs online at

Area Trick-or-Treat Schedules

It's almost Trick-or-Treat time in the valley! Check out our list of area Trick-or-Treat dates and times as well as Halloween events taking place this year:

Tuesday, October 25th
*New Towne Mall 5:00—7:00 p.m.
*Tuscarawas County Public Library 5:30, 6:30, or 7:00 p.m. (free ticket required)

Wednesday, October 26th
*Midvale Halloween Parade, line up at 6:00 p.m., step off at 7:00 p.m.
*Dover Halloween Parade, line up at 5:30 p.m., step off at 6:45 p.m.

Thursday, October 27th
*Beach City Halloween Parade, line up at 5:30 p.m. at Community Park, step off at 6:00 p.m.
*Navarre 6:00—7:00 p.m., community party at the Towpath YMCA at 7:00—9:00 p.m.

Friday, October 28th
*Newcomerstown businesses Trick-or-Treat 3:30—5:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 29th
*Baltic 6:00—8:00 p.m.
*Beach City 4:00—6:00 p.m.
*Carrollton 4:00—6:00 p.m.
*Dover 6:00—8:00 p.m.
*Midvale 6:00—7:00 p.m.
*Mineral City 5:00—7:00 p.m.
*New Philadelphia 6:00—8:00 p.m., J.I.M.’s Place Trunk-or-Treat 2:00—4:00 p.m.
*Newcomerstown 4:30—6:00 p.m.
*Sugarcreek 3:00—5:00 p.m., community party at Miller Avenue Elementary 5:30—7:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 30th
*Park Christian Church in Dennison Trunk-or-Treat at 6:00 p.m.
*Warther Museum Trunk-or-Treat 5:00—7:00 p.m.

Monday, Oct
ober 31st
*Bolivar 6:00—7:00 p.m.
*Bowerston 6:00—7:00 p.m.

*Dennison 6:00—7:30 p.m.
*Gnadenhutten 6:00—7:30 p.m.
*Malvern 5:00—6:30 p.m.
*Port Washington 5:307:00 p.m.
*Roswell 6:00—7:00 p.m.
*Strasburg 6:00—7:30 p.m.
*Tuscarawas 5:00—7:00 p.m.
*Uhrichsville 6:00—7:30 p.m., Uhrichsville Elks #424 Trunk-or-Treat 6:00—8:00 p.m.

Special Halloween Programming on 1450

Tune in to WJER for spooky and suspenseful programs this Halloween!

Monday, Oct
ober 24th

*"Suspense!" from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 27th
*"War of the Worlds" from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
*More "Suspense!" from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Monday, Oct
ober 31st

*Dick Bartley’s Halloween Classic Countdown from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
*“War of t
he Worlds” from 10:00 to 11:00 p.m.

*More "Suspense!" from 11:00 p.m. to midnight

ht to you by Rainbow Party R
entals on E. 4th Street in Dover. Rainbow is the name to know for ALL of your Halloween needs...they are your "Halloween Headquarters"!

WJER Town Meetings on 1450

The WJER News team will conduct Town Meetings the week of October 31st to discuss the local issues and talk with candidates voters will find on the ballot on General Election Day - Tuesday, November 8th.

Tuesday, November 1st at 1:00 p.m.
Dover City Schools Bond Issue
Superintendent Carla Birney

Wednesday, November 2nd at 1:00 p.m.
County Commissioner
Incumbent Belle Everett (D)
Challenger Joe Sciarretti (R)

Thursday, November 3rd at 1:00 p.m.
98th District State Representative
Incumbent Al Landis (R)
Challenger Jeremiah Johnson (D)

Friday, November 4th at 1:00 p.m.
Village of Dennison levy for roads and gas/electric aggregation 
Council member Greg DiDonato

The WJER Town Meetings are sponsored by the First National Bank of Dennison.

Be an informed voter when you head to the polls on November 8th!

WJER Helps Paint Tusc Pink

WJER has partnered with Union Hospital, the Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce, and Trinity Hospital Twin City to “Paint Tusc Pink” for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. To participate in this event to raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer, just prepare a pink-themed display at your business, school, organization, or other spot in Tuscarawas County, then call the Union Hospital Community Relations Office at 330-364-0806 to request a "Paint Tusc Pink" yard sign for your display. Look for your photos on WJER’s Facebook page and here at our website. You could even be featured in a story on WJER Radio!

The Twin City Chamber of Commerce is helping Paint Tusc Pink!

Garaway High School
is helping Paint Tusc Pink!

The Hampton Inn in Newcomerstown is helping Paint Tusc Pink!

Dowell Dental Group in Dover is helping Paint Tusc Pink!

The Buckeye Career Center Adult Education Medical Assisting Day Class is helping Paint Tusc Pink!

Buckeye Career Center is helping Paint Tusc Pink!

Carpenter Heating & Cooling
is helping Paint Tusc Pink!

The Union Hospital Corner Gift Shop, operated by the UH Auxiliary, is helping Paint Tusc Pink with "Fight Like a Girl" apparel!

Hillcrest Garden Center
is helping Paint Tusc Pink!

Horn Engineering is helping Paint Tusc Pink!

McInturf Realty is helping Paint Tusc Pink!

The New Philadelphia Police Department is helping Paint Tusc Pink! Officer Tessa Pohovey shows off their display:

Dennison T-Shirt Graphics is helping Paint Tusc Pink!

Ronna Coventry Named 2016 Lucille Nussdorfer Woman of the Year

Ronna Coventry of New Philadelphia was named the 2016 Lucille Nussdorfer Tuscarawas County Woman of the Year at the 10th annual awards banquet held on October 13th. Coventry, a cancer survivor, is a teacher at Immaculate Conception and has volunteered organizing collection events for young cancer patients as well as volunteering her time at the Salvation Army soup kitchen and area festivals.

Coventry was one of five nominees up for the award. The other candidates included Lois Muster of Uhrichsville, Pam Sprowls of Uhrichsville, Jan Thomas of Gnadenhutten, and Diana Youngen of Sugarcreek.

The award is given out each year to honor the life and achievements of Lucille Nussdorfer, who founded the Dennison Servicemen’s Canteen that served 1.3 million soldiers during World War II.

Congratulations, Ronna!

Robert Harmon Wins a Fair Freezer Frenzy

WJER would like to send out a big congratulations to Robert Harmon of Dover, who was drawn as the grand prize winner of our Fair Freezer Frenzy contest! Robert was just one of hundreds of people who signed up during the Tuscarawas County Fair for a chance to win. As the winner, Robert receives a 7-cubic-foot Crosley chest freezer from TV Specialties in Dover and a $250 gift certificate to Sugar Valley Meats in Sugarcreek to fill his new freezer. Thanks to everybody who visited us at the Fair and to our sponsors for making our prize giveaway possible. Congratulations, Robert!

Pictured: WJER's Laurel Quillen, grand prize winner Robert Harmon, Shelva Harmon, and WJER's Hannah Hubbard

Bill Morgan in the Morning

10/25/16 7:00p Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago Cubs
10/26/16 7:00a Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago Cubs
10/28/16 6:15p Dover @ New Philadelphia

10/25/16 100 Book Club
10/25/16 12:00a Agriculture Scholarship
10/25/16 12:00a Books for WV Flood
10/25/16 Call for Artisans
10/25/16 Coats for Kids