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Current Job Postings

SALARY:

$25.01 - $34.86 Hourly

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

DEPARTMENT:

Finance & Property Services

LOCATION:

City Hall, 350 South 5th Street, Minneapolis

VACANCIES:

1

CLOSING DATE:

01/27/17 11:59 PM

POSTING TYPE:

Open to the public

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

There is currently one (1) non-exempt vacancy in the Finance & Property Services Department. Provide technical and administrative support functions in space planning of standard to moderate degrees of difficulty, including furniture design, move management, and architectural design support.

Salary Range: $25.01 - $34.86 hourly
 

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide architectural/engineering drafting design services, ensuring compliance with specifications for work, the Uniform Building Code, and accepted standards, using computerized systems.

  • Provide detailed working drawings for office space improvements, including modular furniture design, elevations and finishes.

  • Analyze and make recommendations for customer requests in areas such as furniture systems, signage, seating, appliances and miscellaneous office furniture.

  • Oversee the procurement, vendor delivery and installation, and inventory management of furniture and associated products.

  • Prepare cost estimations, and reports of actual costs for assigned projects.

  • Schedule vendor access to facilities.

  • Approve vendor payments, and prepares charge backs and ensures proper accounting.

  • Handle the disposal or sale of used office furnishings.

  • Act as liaison between City staff in departments being remodeled and City staff and vendors regarding moves and furniture purchases.

  • Create move plans, relocation forms and coordinate moves with City departments and vendors.

  • Coordinate and manage day to day request of changes and alternations to space and furniture including ergonomics and audio visual requests.

  • Experience working with stakeholders on planning and project issues, ensuring customer satisfaction at all levels.

  • Provide support for project managers on construction of new facilities and major remodeling projects:

  1. Assist in assessment phase of site selection.

  2. Research planning and zoning requirements.

  3. Conduct survey and verification of existing conditions.

  4. Create project specific documentation as assigned, including requests for proposals; budgets; reports; and presentation materials.

  5. Provide drafting services, including audit of outside party plans to verify compliance with standards.

Working Conditions: Normal office setting.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor's degree in interior design, architecture, or equivalent.

Experience: Three years of related experience. 
 
Licenses/Certifications: Valid driver's license.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Selection Process: 
An evaluation of related education/experience/responses to Screening Questions, and/or an oral exam, etc., may be utilized (100%).  The right is reserved to limit the number included in any phase.  Work simulation exercises, candidate assessments, etc., may be utilized as part of the interview process.

Background Check:
The City has determined that a criminal background check and/or qualifications check may be necessary for certain positions with this job title.  Applicants may be required to sign an informed consent form allowing the City to obtain their criminal history and/or verify their qualifications in connection with the position sought.  Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be further considered for the position.
 
Drug / Alcohol Testing:
All job applicants must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test once a conditional offer of employment has been made.  Applicants will be required to sign a notification and consent form prior to undergoing drug and alcohol testing.  Applicants who do not consent to undergo drug and alcohol testing will not be required to do so and the City will withdraw the conditional job offer, resulting in the job applicant no longer being considered for the position.

This position is represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

The eligible list created for this exam will expire three (3) months after being established.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Equivalent combinations of education and highly related experience in a similar environment can qualify an individual for this position.

  • Ability to multi-task and service multiple clients; excellent quality control on projects by observation, meetings, written communication, and personal contact.

  • Ability to work effectively, independently and as part of a team.

  • Problem solving and strong work coordination skills.

  • Ability to make complex calculations and measurements.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong knowledge of modern drafting techniques including computer assisted drafting with AIA layering; and HVAC, electrical and mechanical systems drafting.

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local building and life safety codes; and Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations.

  • Knowledge of space planning, including systems furniture plans and specifications and of move processes.

  • Knowledge of ergonomic design principles for furniture.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Outlook and AutoCAD.

 

 

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.minneapolismn.gov/jobs

250 South 4th Street
Room #100
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2282
human.resources@minneapolismn.gov

Position #2016-00510
SPACE COORDINATOR - PROPERTY SERVICES
JL

Applications are due by January 27, and can be submitted online here: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/minneapolismn/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1620301

JOB TITLE: Account Executive (Healthcare)
STATUS:  Full-Time Exempt Sales
DEPARTMENT: Sales
HOURS:  M-F 8:00 am – 5:00 pm,
REPORTS TO: VP of Sales additional hours as needed.
LOCATION:  St. Louis Park

Are you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, exciting work environment?  Do you enjoy building new relationships and searching for new business opportunities?  Do you love to be connected and leverage technology to help you reach your goals?

General Office Products, a reputable, design-focused leader in the contract interiors industry is currently seeking a highly creative and ambitious person to strategically promote furniture solutions and services to the healthcare market.  The primary role of an Account Executive is to generate revenue by developing relationships with end users and market influencers, as well as, ensure an outstanding customer experience from the initial design process through project completion. 

We are searching for the best, brightest talent – not necessarily the most seasoned.  The ideal candidate will be hungry to learn, to grow, and to build their business skills through hands-on experiences in a fun, challenging industry.  We offer a highly competitive compensation/benefits package and flexible work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business Development:  Builds strong professional networks that lead to future sales opportunities.  Develops relationships with key sales partners such as architecture & design firms, commercial real estate companies, building contractors, etc.  Participates in industry events and appropriately reflects the GOP brand in the community.
  • Customer Relationship Management:  Identifies, approaches and develops trusted relationships with key customer contacts and accounts.  Works closely with clients through each stage of the process to manage expectations and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Consultative Selling:  Manages sales effort at every stage in a long-cycle sales process.  Identifies customer requirements and ensures proposed solutions meet or exceed them.  Creates selling strategies and advances the opportunity with each sales call. Delivers presentations effectively and closes sales opportunities.
  • Project Leadership:  Leads the team to develop proposals that meet or exceed customer expectations.  Clearly defines deliverables/timelines and delegates responsibility. Follows up to ensure projects are completed on time and to quality expectations.
  • Professional & Product Knowledge:  Continually develops professional selling skills as well as key product knowledge.  Learns Steelcase’s workplace research concepts and builds them into selling strategies.  Seeks out client and industry information to provide forward-thinking solutions to clients.
  • Sales Planning & Administration:  Develops an annual business plan.  Continually updates and utilizes CRM system.  Provides timely and accurate sales forecasts.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Advising Sales Management of activities by a weekly sales or call report and regularly scheduled review meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in interior design, business administration, marketing or a related field
  • Two to three years of related work experience required: commercial office furniture, architecture & design or outside sales
  • Experience working in/with the healthcare industry strongly preferred
  • Excellent written, technical and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Valid Minnesota driver’s license and ownership of a car
  • Good organizational and time management skills

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in the contract interiors industry
  • Familiar with Steelcase furniture solutions
  • Knowledge of Hedberg, Microsoft Office and Social Networks

Interested candidates, please apply at www.gopco.com under our Company tab under Careers or send a resume to hr@gopco.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Title:  Designer
Department:  Design
Full Time

Position Description:
The Demo Group is looking for a creative and detailed oriented Interior Designer to join an established successful team.    This team member plays a crucial role in helping our team provide creative design solutions for our customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet with Sales to review project scope and development
  • Attend client meetings to assess project needs and begin design solution development.
  • Generate initial furniture solution that includes:  Product recommendations, Furniture Typicals and Renderings, Initial Finish Packet and initial Budget.
  • Create and Generate final furniture design proposal for customer approval.  Proposal documents include:  Product selections, Space Planning, Final furniture floor plan and renderings, furniture specification, and finish packets.
  • Assist sales person in presentation of proposal and obtaining customer approval.
  • Perform a Spec Check on furniture plan, specification and any other crucial documents prior to order entry.
  • Prepare specification files for purchasing.  Includes generating any SIF files for ordering.
  • Participate and assist in pre-install meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 – 4 years working in Contract Furniture Industry.
  • Interior Design Degree        
  • Knowledge and experience with the following computer applications:
    • 20-20 Giza Designer
    • 20-20 Worksheet
    • Visual Impressions
    • Sketch-up
    • Microsoft Office software
    • Microsoft Publisher
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to listen well and interpret accurately customer wants/needs.
  • Possess strong communication skills.
  • Ability to process, interpret and apply detailed information accurately
  • Strong technical expertise in furniture space planning and specification.

Contact:

Deb Rhody
Project Manager
The Demo Group
2015 Silver Bell Rd
Ste 190
Eagan, MN 55122
P: 651-366-6900
F: 651-366-6901

Job Brief
The Account Coordinator is responsible for the entire sales order fulfillment process, including management of customer orders from order entry point through punch list, providing support to sales personnel, and accurate and timely service to customers. Coordinates order entry, order management, factory interface and close-out of orders.

General Job Description

Business Development:

  • Collaborate and assist team on responses to RFP’s and other possible new working relationships.
  • Assist in preparation for presentations and client meetings.

Account Coordination:

  • Manage repeat customer product orders, key orders and/or parts orders.
  • Interact with customers when necessary or as directed by the Account Manager.
  • Audit order specifications and assist Account Managers by converting CAP files into CORE and finalizing proposal preparation.
  • Creatively think quickly to help develop a vision or solutions for the team.
  • Know the products you sell so that you can effectively suggest solutions or alternatives.
  • Manage order change requests with affected manufacturers.
  • Help monitor changes and communicate back to Design Department to maintain accurate records and plans.
  • Communicate with design and install teams by effectively utilizing necessary worksheets.
  • Assist Account Manager with punch lists, ensuring a timely follow up with client and installation team to assure quick project completion.
  • Work with manufactures to obtain replacement product for the punch list.
  • Manage Field Service Labor requests (FSL’s) and warranty claims.
  • Work with installation contractors to ensure they have all necessary receiving and installation documentation.
  • Monitor manufacturer’s orders to ensure a timely delivery and installation according to the project/client schedule.
  • Communicate any discrepancies to Account Manager.
  • Troubleshoot with team to find best solution to problems.
  • Conclude projects to ensure that all punch list items are addressed, resolved and closed out.

Key Reporting/Working Relationships:

  • Position reports to David Haines and Lauri Bolin
  • Works with Account Managers, Designers, Installation Manager, Sales Assistants, Accounting

Key Results Expected:

  • Get the job done working harmoniously with the team.
  • Documentation is accurate and complete.
  • Show initiative and willingness to contribute.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.  At least two years of experience in interior design, customer service, sales or equivalent service sector.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-directed, with the ability to work in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Be a team player.
  • Committed to meeting customer needs in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Listens actively and attentively.
  • Remains calm under pressure.
  • Diplomatic.

Competencies:

  • Customer Service
  • Communication
  • Dependability & Adaptability
  • Initiative
  • Job Knowledge and Skill Application
  • Teamwork and Leadership

Send resume to David Haines: davidh@parameters.com
No phone calls, please.

All phases of Interior Design and Space Planning will be involved daily for office furniture dealership Interior Designer. Sales opportunities are also available.

We are looking for an outgoing, self-motivated team player with strong presentation skills. Duties will include but not limited to the following:

  • Furniture product positioning, design development, discovering client needs, schematic design, attend client meetings, create material selection/boards, inventory, site measuring, presentations, installation documents and budgeting/quoting.
  • Daily use of AutoCAD, CET, Cap, Publisher, Excel, and related programs to draft and create presentation documents.
  • Present yourself in a professional, positive, team oriented manner.
  • Applicant should be strong at multitasking, collaborating, meeting deadlines and be highly efficient. You must be prompt and helpful on site when requested: measuring, meeting, taking notes, interacting with clients and be a positive advocate for Schmidt Goodman.
  • Mentor associate designers
  • Attend software and manufacturer training sessions
  • Provide and manage time estimates for Design services.
  • Participate in key project meetings including, primary, quote finalization, pre-order, pre-installation and punch meetings.
  • We ask that you have your own transportation to drive to meetings (mileage reimbursement). Our market area is approx. 90 mile radius around Rochester. You must keep a daily calendar and project log and keep track of billable hours.
  • Applicant must have 2 or 4 year degree in Interior Design.
  • Dealership experience a plus.

Send your information and resume to Tracey Fogarty at:
t.fogarty@schmidtgoodman.com

Are you a dynamic individual with sales experience that is looking for the opportunity to be part of an amazing team? Are you a self-starter, with a passion for success and great people skills? Do you excel at making connections with customers? If so, please apply for our Commercial Furniture Sales Representative position.

Our clients range from home and small business owners to large corporations. We specialize in furnishings for healthcare, education, small businesses, and large corporations. We offer an array of Commercial Furniture services including installation, space planning, and project management services.

We believe in providing the best possible service to our clients.

Primary Function
Commercial Furniture sales

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attain, develop and execute approaches to target and successfully win new accounts.
  • Develop recognition in the marketplace.
  • Build a network of relationships that drive leads.
  • Maintain relationships and needs of existing customers.
  • Respond to bids and requests for proposals.
  • Communicate with team to develop solutions
  • Negotiate with prospective clients

Desired Qualifications

  • 3 years of general sales experience
  • Office furniture industry knowledge
  • Success in account relationships and selling
  • Skills in negotiation
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Design experience desired
  • Negotiation skills

Send your information and resume to Tracey Fogarty at:
t.fogarty@schmidtgoodman.com

Interiors Project Manager
Hennepin County Facility Services
$58,081 - $91,289 annually

Facility Services is seeking a candidate with systems furniture experience for the position of Interiors Project Manager. This candidate will join the Interiors Team who are highly collaborative and committed to their profession. As an Interiors Project Manager, your role will be to manage and coordinate interior projects design, construction, and contract management for our 100 new and existing facilities.

Successful candidates will have a related degree and at least five years of interior design experience, and experience with systems furniture, AutoCAD, and interiors project management. In addition, candidates will have exceptional customer service attributes and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Why join us? Hennepin County is well known for our employee benefits which includes: a generous health, dental, vision and wellness package, a pension plan, paid parental leave, and much more. We value lifelong learning and offer onsite training, tuition reimbursement, and leadership development.

For complete posting and online application, visit www.hennepin.jobs by 5 pm, Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Recruitment Representative: Leanne.Rajtar@hennepin.us 612-348-9045.

Your future. Made here.

Description:           
We are seeking a second- or third-year interior design Student Intern to work with our Interior Design team in a supporting role a minimum of sixteen hours per week.  This position will give you the opportunity to collaborate on projects with other designers, use Revit/AutoCAD in the preparation of documentation, and communicate with product representatives. Someone with a positive attitude, passion about interior design, and a desire to learn and grow would be the ideal candidate for this position.

Start date is January 9, 2017.

Responsibilities include:  

  • Assist interior designers with development and documentation of design solutions
  • Maintain the interior design material library
  • Aid with the production of presentation boards
  • Create digital interior renderings

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Works well both independently and in a team setting
  • AutoCAD and Revit knowledge required
  • SketchUp and Photoshop knowledge required
  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed, as well as determine and manage priorities with guidance

Education and Experience:                       

  • Working toward a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design – 2nd or 3rd year student preferred

About Pope Architects:   Located midway between downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul, MN, we are an architectural and interior design firm focused on the design of Healthcare, Senior Living, Corporate Office, Mission Critical, Industrial, Retail, Education and Worship projects. We are unique, fun, hard-working and energetic, and we enjoy making our environment a welcoming place for clients to visit and an enriching place for staff to work.  We believe in doing great work and having fun while doing it.  To learn more about our firm please visit our website.  AA/E.O.E

Contact:  Please forward referral resumes to Sam Buehler in Human Resources or email to sbuehler@popearch.com

Shea, Inc. seeks an Interior Designer with minimum 5 years of experience in the fields of restaurant and hospitality, retail, and corporate/workplace environments to create cohesive, all-encompassing experiences in spaces around the country.

Candidates should be highly motivated, thrive in a collaborative environment, and have excellent time-management skills to balance several project deliverables and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should also have strong design sensibilities, and outstanding visual and verbal presentation skills. Primary responsibilities will include development of conceptual, schematic, and design packages, and moving into the production of construction documents under the direction/collaboration of a Design Director, depending on level of experience.

If that's you, and you love our work at Spoon and Stable, Butcher & the Boar, Camp Smile, Lunds & Byerlys, or Macy's, we'd love to talk to you. We're a top-to-bottom design firm doing everything from creating concepts and logos through architecture and interior design, and we work and play hard, always putting our client relationships first to design beautiful, functional, and innovative spaces.

Send cover letter, samples, and resume to heathers@sheadesign.com. No phone calls/agency calls please. Shea is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Brief

Studio Hive, Inc. is looking for an Interior architect or Interior Designer with 6 – 8 years of commercial interior design/interior architecture experience to join our team.  At Studio Hive, you will join a creative and collaborative architectural and design team dedicated to innovative problem solving, quality design and superior client service.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate on the design of interior environments for corporate, higher education and hospitality interiors projects. Responsibilities include programming, space planning, concept design, design development and client communications.  
  • Experience in the preparation of construction documents a plus.
  • Finish and material selections, knowledge of local material resources
  • Participate in selection of furniture, furniture systems and specifications
  • Work with consultants, contractors and fabricators to meet overall project objectives and participate in the construction administration of projects by reviewing finish and material submittals
  • Assist the project team and project manager in managing client expectations
  • Contribute to the office by participating in collaborative brainstorms, office activities, and continuing education initiatives

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of interior design or architecture
  • Minimum of 6 – 8 years of related experience as an interior designer or in architect with a background in corporate interiors. A focus on workplace design and/or higher education markets preferred.
  • Strong planning & design skills
  • Ability to work in team environment with good collaboration skills
  • Strong knowledge of the overall design process from programming through construction administration, including furniture, furniture systems, color and materials.
  • Basic building code and ADA knowledge
  • Presentation abilities, must be able to communicate design ideas and direction
  • Proficiency in the use of AutoCad, photoshop, and Sketchup.  Revit and Indesign preferred.

For consideration, please submit your resume and relevant work samples. Work samples and resume shall be bound together as a single PDF, labeled with your name and a maximum file size of 2MB.  As part of your submittal please prepare a cover letter that identifies your years of relevant experience, strengths, and highlight examples of how you meet the above listed qualifications.

All qualifications are to be sent to sbjork@studiohive.com. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

Studio Hive, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Studio Hive complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

JOB TITLE: Sales Administration Supervisor                                   
STATUS: Full-Time/Exempt
Administration/Managerial
DEPARTMENT: Sales Administration
REPORTS TO: Vice President of Sales
HOURS: M-F
SUPERVISES: Sales Support Team
LOCATION: St. Louis Park

Essential Functions:

  • Establish and implement consistent expectations and polices regarding sales support, customer service, communication and sales administration capabilities and procedures.
  • Develop and apply consistent order entry and order processing policies and procedures.
  • Work interdepartmentally to ensure all sales administration procedures and policies are communicated, understood and followed throughout the organization.
  • Develop and track goals and new programs in order to elevate the performance of the sales support team.
  • Work with vendors on process improvement and to resolve major sales/warranty problems.
  • Keep abreast of industry developments in customer service and sales administration - recommend changes in company activities when appropriate.
  • Hire, train, review performance, distribute workload and recommend compensation of sales support team.
  • Distribute, collect and analyze results from annual and on-going customer surveys.
  • Participate in Steelcase and/or peer group led community of practice calls and meetings.
  • Act a sales coordinator as needed.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Advise Sales Management of activities and regularly scheduled review meetings.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, communications or related field.
  • Minimum of three years in a sales administration role with a successful track record.
  • Exceptional computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written, communication and people management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment while managing several tasks at once.
  • Demonstrated high level of personal integrity and business ethics.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Previous experience and knowledge of the contract furniture industry.
  • Two years previous Supervisor or Lead experience.
  • Knowledge of Hedberg Data Systems.

Interested candidates, please apply at www.gopco.com under our Company tab under Careers or send a resume to hr@gopco.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Title: Interior Designer
Company Name: Flad Architects
Location(s): Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53711

  • Responsible for articulating and communicating the client's vision, goals and objectives by leading the development and documentation of the project's interior design.
  • Collaborate with internal team members, other disciplines, consultants, and vendors to align interior environments with the exterior for a unified and cohesive design.
  • Research materials and concepts and use in-depth knowledge of products to develop a strong project palette. Work with design team on technical issues influencing interior design concept development.
  • Responsible for Revit documentation for all interior design related project items including millwork, walls, ceilings, floors, etc.). Provide project team coordination for finish plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction.
  • Manage implementation, coordination, and installation of interior design concepts on schedule and within budget.
  • Participate in client presentations and project meetings, preparing presentation materials to communicate these concepts.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 3-10 years of interior design experience with an architecture or interior architecture firm required; experience in one of Flad's market segments preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in interior design required.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Sketch-up required. Beginner Revit knowledge required; have formal Revit training in an academic or professional setting. Intermediate Revit knowledge and experience with 3D rendering software and Adobe Photoshop preferred.
  • Professional registration, NCIDQ certification, and LEED accreditation preferred.

Interested candidates are asked to submit samples along with their resume.
Flad Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Flad will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Apply Here:  http://www.Click2Apply.net/yzn92zbgrz