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Help Wanted

Help wanted: Looking to hire full-time or part-time hair stylist, massage therapist, and nail tech for new salon opening soon in Arlington, Ohio.  Send resume to infinitysalon108@gmail.com.

Help wanted: Recruiter for Adult and Graduate Studies being sought by Bluffton University. This position will recruit students for the adult degree completion programs and graduate programs offered at Bluffton University.  The recruiter will also be responsible for undergraduate and graduate student advising and for off-site activities in conjunction with the AGS programs.   More information and instructions to apply visit:  www.bluffton.edu/employment<http://www.bluffton.edu/employment>.

Help wanted: Payroll Specialist – Bluffton – Responsible for payroll/incentive processing and benefit enrollments and changes. Also provides assistance with applicant processing, employee inquiries, prepares appropriate documentation and processes necessary paperwork for current employees and new hires. For more information and to apply, please visit www.cnbohio.com under “About Us”, “Careers”. Citizens National Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Help wanted: A local CPA firm is accepting resumes for a seasonal tax preparer to work January to April 2017.  We are seeking a motivated, professional and courteous addition to our team. Must have a bachelor degree in accounting and we would prefer at least two or more years of accounting experience. 

This job involves preparing personal and business tax returns. Salary is negotiable based on experience. Please send your resume to rscpa@cpabluffton.com or mail  to: Accountant, P.O. Box 104, Bluffton, OH 45817-0104.

Spanish Adjunct Instructor: Bluffton University invites applications for
spring semester beginning January 2017 to teach one or both of the following
courses: SPA 111 Beginning Spanish I, SPA 112 Beginning Spanish II.  Must
have master’s degree and teaching experience. See
www.bluffton.edu/employment. Send letter of interest and curriculum vita or
resume to Dr. Cynthia Bandish at bandishc@bluffton.edu or Bluffton
University, 1 University Drive, Bluffton, Ohio, 45817 Members of
under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EOE.

Junior Financial Analyst

Grob Systems, Inc. has an opening in the Finance department for a Junior Financial Analyst. This position is responsible for assisting in the preparation of long term business planning and cash plans, the financial evaluation of project progress, and assistance in year-end statement preparation and audits. This position is also responsible for cost center accounting, reviewing internal costing and cost allocations, project cost analysis and participating in internal improvement projects.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or Accounting


The ideal candidate must be proficient in using Microsoft Office suite (including Excel, Word and Access), demonstrate a high level of professionalism, show exceptional problem-solving skills, and have strong verbal and written communication skills with a focus on internal management both domestic and internationally. The candidate must be self-directed and able to work independently. Candidates with experience using SAP software and an aptitude for technical understanding are a plus.


Competitive wage, 401K Pension Plan with company match, vacation, health, dental and vision insurance.

If you are interested in applying please mail or email a resume to:

Grob Systems, Inc.

Human Resources Department

1070 Navajo Drive

Bluffton, OH 45817

Email: employment@grobsystems.com




Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio is looking for a personable, detail oriented, and analytical, Billing Specialist with knowledge in accounting and Medicare/Medicaid Insurance. Previous experience in long term care billing and accounts a plus. Competitive wages & benefit package offered.

Responsibilities include Medicare/Medicaid and private insurance billing, preparation of resident statements and ancillary charges, payment reconciliation, management of AR aging and reconciliation, month end reports, cash reconciliation and Resident Trust Funds, as well as other accounting functions. The successful candidate will demonstrate the skills necessary to effectively offer assistance, information and education for residents and families regarding financial questions and billings.

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio is a faith-based organization that provides quality, loving care to the Elderly. If you are interested in pursuing a career with purpose, consider joining our team.

Interested candidates may apply online at http://www.mhcoliving.org “Careers” link or submit your resume to:  Director of Human Resources, Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton, Ohio  45817, or email to ljones@mhcoliving.org  EOE.


At Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio we are a faith-based
organization that provides quality loving care to the Elderly.
If you are interested in pursuing a career with purpose, consider
joining our team. We provide excellent pay, very good staffing
ratio, shift differential, weekend and pick up bonuses.
The following positions are available:

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO)
Billing Specialist (Full-Time, Bluffton & Pandora)

Hilty Home, 304 Hilty Drive, Pandora, OH
RN/LPN (Full-Time, 2nd Shift)
STNA (Full & Part-Time, All Shifts) Training Provided!
Maintenance Tech (Full-time)
Maple Crest, 700 Maple Crest Court, Bluffton, OH
Dietary Aide (Part-Time) Training Provided!

Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St. Bluffton, OH
Social Services (Experience preferred, Full-time)
Hospitality Aides (Part-time, 1st & 2nd Shift)
RN/LPN (Part-time, 2nd Shift)
STNA (Full & Part-Time, All Shifts) Training Provided!
Dietary Aide (Part-Time)

Willow Ridge, 410 W. Elm St. Bluffton, OH
STNA/Shahbaz (Part-Time, 1st Shift)
RN (Part-Time, Weekends Only & PRN)
Housekeeper (Part-Time)

Join Our Team and Make a Difference!
For more information and to apply on line,
visit http://www.mhcoliving.org or come in and
see us at the locations listed above. Resumes may be
sent Attn: Human Resources, 410 W. Elm St.
Bluffton, OH. 45817, or emailed to ljones@mhcoliving.org

The Hardin County Chamber & Business Alliance (HCCBA) is seeking a qualified candidate for the "Director of Chamber & Tourism" position. (full-time position with some evening/weekend requirements)

The HCCBA is accepting resumes from highly motivated, creative and community-driven candidates with 5+ years of experience with fundraising, membership and program development, as well as marketing, public relations, event planning, promotions and graphic design experience. Having a local connection to the community/county required.

We are accepting resumes and conducting interviews from November 28th - December 12th.

Please email your cover letter, resume, references and salary history to HCCBA President & CEO Jon Cross via email at alliance@hccba.com.

 EXTRA INCOME OPPORTUNITY! We are looking for some good dependable folks, interested in earning some nice extra money in just a few hours a day. The Lima News is currently in need of contractors to deliver the newspaper daily in BLUFFTON, BEAVERDAM and ADA. Deliveries are done early morning so if you are a morning person, have a reliable car with a valid driver’s license and insurance, then we have the perfect opportunity for you! Most routes require less than 3 hours per day to deliver with up to $1000/month profit potential depending on the delivery area! Start now and earn a gas card with up to $100 value in your first month. Call 567-242-0407 if you have questions or need any additional info. Applications are available at The Lima New or apply online at http://limaohio.com/section/delivery.

Comfort Inn Bluffton is hiring front desk, housekeeping and handyman/maintenance. Flexible hours and excellent working environment. Please send resume at Gm.oh183@choicehotels.com or visit 117 Commerce Lane (behind Taco Bell) Bluffton. Phone: 419-358-6000.


Bluffton University seeking an experienced controller to manage accounting and financial management of the university.  More information and instructions to apply at www.bluffton.edu/employment.

Grob Systems, Inc. has an opening in the IT Department for a Network Administrator. This position is responsible for all aspects of network administration including server communications, hardware/software, and office systems. Network administration: network configuration, network management, network monitoring, security management, user account management, internet access, storage administration (iSCSI) and some applications support. Call Manager Voice Management. Performs technology needs analysis. Responsible for hardware and software to ensure optimal deployment of resources. Plans, implements, and supports the network and computing infrastructure plan. Manages small to medium sized projects according to agreed upon budgets and schedules. Assists with technology planning through ongoing research.

Associates Degree in Information Technology


Cisco Infrastructure including Cisco IOS, switching/routing, Dot1x authentication. Cisco Unified Communications Version 10.5 including Unified Communications Manager, Unity Connection, IM and Presence servers, Voice Gateway. Cisco ISE including authentication and authorization of network endpoints, ACL’s, guest access and registration. Cisco Wireless. Dell Compellent Storage (desired) including storage administration and iSCSI. VMWare vSphere: Install, Configure, Manager (desired).


Competitive wage, 401K Pension Plan with company match, health, dental and vision insurance.

If you are interested in applying please mail or email a resume to:
Grob Systems, Inc.
Human Resources Department
1070 Navajo Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817
Email: employment@grobsystems.com




Mobile Meals of Bluffton is looking for volunteer drivers to deliver meals. A driver is needed on the second Thursday and another driver is needed on the fourth Wednesday of each month.  Meals are delivered only in the Bluffton community and delivery typically takes 30 minutes. If you would like to help out with this volunteer work,  contact Erin Schroeder, volunteer coordinator at Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, 419-358-1015, extension 248.

Services Offered

Are you looking for the perfect gift for the Senior in Your Life this Christmas season?  Mennonite Home Health & Senior Services is offering gift certificates for assistance with housekeeping, running errands, personal care, companionship, pet care, or  help with Christmas shopping and present wrapping!  Our home care assistants can provide a wide range of help to get you or your loved one through this busy holiday season.  CALL 419-358-7803 FOR MORE DETAILS.

Childcare provider has openings .. reasonable, dependable and reliable.
Full/ part time openings available. Romickk@yahoo.com, 567-250-0407 (call/text)

Misty’s Cleaning Service
Residential house cleaning
Free estimates and references upon request
Call Misty Bauman 567-376-0172

Lost and Found

Lost: Wedding band lost between the parking lot north of Sommers Center and Founders Hall on December 4. Cash reward if found and delivered. Call 419-384-3582”. Please call at 419-384-3238 or 419-384-3238. 




For Rent

For Rent: 100 Matterhorn Dr. Bluffton.  Three bedroom 2 bath double
wide located in Alpine Village.  No pets or smoking.  References required.  $
695 per month includes water, sewer, and trash pickup. Agent owned. Call Bethany Theis 419-358-0500.

Duplex for rent in Bluffton: 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, attached garage.
Newer appliances and completely remodeled in 2013. $600 per month, $600
deposit, utilities are tenant's responsibility, no pets, high credit score
required and references required. Located in Bluffton. Contact 419-303-3948
for obtaining application. 

For rent, Spacious 2 or 3 bedroom apartments at the Jefferson Street Villas. Two  full baths, appliances including washer and dryer included. Pet friendly. 2 bedrooms 890.00 and 3 bedrooms 950.00 plus utilities. Please call 419-296-3786.


137 Vance St.
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
Immediate availability for income based efficiency and 1 bedroom apartments for 55 years old and up. Income guidelines are:
1 person $20,450
2 persons $23,400
Call: 419-358-7795
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays

For rent: Bluffton Arms Apartments, 401-403 County Line Road, spacious 2 bedroom,1 bath, c/a, laundry facility onsite,close to I-75, $595 per month. e-mail heckrentals@hotmail.com or Call 419-358-2408


The Treva Dillman Suter family would like to thank everyone for all the cards, visits and prayers during Treva's passing. Thank you to all who attended the visitation and funeral, as well as those at First Mennonite Church who coordinated the funeral service and lunch. Thank you also to Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services for their guidance.
                   Thank you so much, Jim Dillman, Marylin Basinger and Diane Elshire


For Sale

Great Christmas gift idea - Give a truely unique Bluffton gift for Christmas. A Nelson F. Steiner handcrafted (and numbered) cane. We have dark wood, light wood, heavy- and light-weight canes. All types of wood selections. Type of wood is engraved on the bottom with signature of the cane crafter. $35 each. Call 419-889-3065 or email fsteiner@roadrunner.com

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