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Welcome to The Bluffton Icon FREE* classifieds. Viewers may post ads at NO COST including garage sales, card of thanks, lost and found, free kittens, bake sales, and so forth. For cars, trucks, real estate or business services, viewers may provide up to 50 words for $10 per ad. E-mail ads to: ads@blufftonicon.com. We'll run your ad for 10 days. (No phone calls.) Payment must be received before running paid ads. Send payments to: The Bluffton Icon, 226 Grove St., Bluffton, OH 45817.

House for Sale

For sale by owner - 191 Sunset Drive, Bluffton. 4 bedroom ranch, approximately 1.3 acres, 2,085 square feet, partial basement, 1 1/2 baths, central air, gas heat, nice shed, lots of wildlife, hugh concrete driveway, new sewer line, serious inquires only, please. $214,900. Please call 567-226-1013.


Elegant home in Bluffton for sale
Beautifully upgraded home for sale in Bluffton. Three-four bedrooms with 2 1/2 baths on three levels.  Three car garage with workshop.
All appliances included in sale.  Asking $240,000.  Call for appointment to tour.   567 226 1042  See pictures at: 



PUBLIC NOTICE - The 2015 Cash Basis Annual Financial Report for the Village of Bluffton has been completed and filed with the Auditor of State.  A copy of this report is available for public inspection at the Village Town hall, Monday thru Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Nancy L. Kindle
Fiscal Officer

Help Wanted

Bluffton Child Development Center is  accepting applications for
part-time employment.  Please stop by 325 County Line Road, Bluffton, to pick
up an application.

Director of Nursing - Hilty Home, Pandora, is searching for a Director of Nursing.  The Director of Nursing is responsible for management and administration of all nursing services in the 61-bed Skilled Nursing Facility and the 26 bed Assisted Living community that are on site.  Responsibilities include budget and labor management, planning and development of nursing services, management of staff, and the delivery of high quality nursing care that also meets the needs and wants of the customer.  Qualified candidates must hold a current RN license, and at least two years of experience in a management or DON role is preferred.  This is a full-time position with benefits, compensation commensurate with experience.  Please apply in person at 304 Hilty Drive, Pandora, or submit an application online at www.mhcoliving.org., “Careers” link.  EOE.

Comfort Inn is hiring housekeepers. Flexible hours and excellent working environment. Send your resume to Gm.oh183@choicehotels.com.
Or visit 117 Commerce Lane, Bluffton. Ohio 45817. Phoned :  419-358-6000; 
Fax : 419-358-6015.

Diamond Manufacturing of Bluffton, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is seeking to fill ASSEMBLER positions. These are full time, 1st shift positions (6:00 am to 4:30 pm) Monday to Thursday with possible overtime on Fridays. Starting pay is $11.00 to $12.00 per hour based on experience.
Full benefit package available on 91st day of work. First 90 days are a probationary period during which we assess your skills, attendance and attitude.

Qualifications include:
Able to pass a drug test, basic math test and forklift test.
Follow procedures & policies established by the customer
Reliable transportation
Willing to cross-train for other positions.
Capable of reading a tape measure accurately.
Able to use power tools (drills, impacts, ratchets, saws, etc.)
Willing to work in a group environment.
Highly motivated individuals.
Capable of working in a fast paced atmosphere.
Willing to learn and assist in painting.
Is a self-starter.
Blue Print reading is a plus.
Email your resume or letter of interest to Diamondjobs@diamondmb.com, or, stop by
505 East Jefferson St.
Bluffton, OH 45817
M-F 8AM – 3:30PM

We are a DRUG FREE employer

Help wanted: Bluffton's Varsity Track and Field Team is in need of the following coaches: Sprinters Coach, Field Event Coach. Interested persons should contact Alex Hanna hannaa@blufftonschools.org or 419-358-7941

Dietary Manager - Position available at Hilty Home in Pandora.  Dietary Manager responsible for managing the food service operations of the 61-bed skilled nursing facility and the 26 apartment Assisted Living community.  Ideal candidate will be a Dietician Technician Registered (DTR).  Two years experience in food service management and responding to special dietary needs preferred.  This is a full-time position with benefits and compensation commensurate with experience.  If interested, please submit an application online at www.mhcoliving.org, “Careers” link, or stop at 304 Hilty Drive, Pandora to fill out an application.  EOE.

Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a part-time Chief Executive Officer.  The successful candidate will serve as the ambassador for the Bluffton Chamber and possess experience in event planning, public relations/customer service, fundraising and working with nonprofit boards. The person will be able to bring strong organization and self-management skills and demonstrate excellent oral and interpersonal communication.  Knowledge of and a personal history with Bluffton are bonuses. Visit www.explorebluffton.com for the full job description and instructions to apply.   

Thirsty's Food and Spirits hiring. Stop in at our Beaverdam location to fill out in application Monday -Thursday.

Help Wanted: 8:45-5:15 Monday through Thursdays. Occasionally Friday 8:45 to 12:00. Send resume to: 204 Hilty Dr. PO Box 209, Pandora, Ohio. No phone calls.

Vancrest of Ada is now accepting applications for the positions of Dietary Director. Duties include planning, organizing, developing and directing the day to day functions of the dietary department to ensure that the highest degree of quality is maintained in accordance with current federal, state and local requirements. CDM or Diet Tech with Long Term Care experience preferred. To apply, send your resume to: Vancrest Management Corp., attn.: Randy Cox, 120 W. Main St., Van Wert, Ohio 45891.  Or email to:rcox@vancrest.com
Vancrest of Ada is an equal opportunity employer.

Object-Oriented Programmer/CAD Technician: The successful applicant will be required to develop new as well as modify existing programs to automate the conversion of Mechanical Drawings and Stocklists from GROB format into customer format. This is primarily done in AutoCAD using automated processes as well as utilizing some manual drafting techniques. Drawing titleblock fields and stocklists are filled out programmatically by pulling data from Access and SQL databases.
Essential Duties for this position include:
Develop new as well as modify existing programs that interface with Access, SQL
and AutoCAD using the .NET Framework.
Follow and apply Object Oriented concepts within code.
Debug code and trace an error back to its source.
Read and implement customer drawing specifications.
Organize drawings and stocklists according to set standards regarding format, content and file structure.
Create machine layouts from Assembly Drawings in AutoCAD as necessary.
Education/Certifications (preferred):
Associate or Bachelor Degree in Software Development/Programming
Certificate or Associate’s Degree in Computer Aided Drafting
Core Skill Set:
Experience with Visual Studio 2010 and SQL Server 2008.
Experience in Object-Oriented Programming.
An understanding of SQL server databases and the ability to write SQL Queries, Views, and Stored Procedures.
Proven competency in computer skills along with the following software applications (Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, AutoCAD 2009 or later).
About our Company:
GROB SYSTEMS, INC. is a world class, European manufacturer of high quality systems for the automotive industry. Our North American facility specializes in the production of unique and standard machine tools. Several departments are involved in the design, manufacture, and sale of capital investment equipment that is individually tailored to suit customer's requirements.
Special machine tools (e.g. transfer machines), flexible manufacturing systems, and machining centers for the metal cutting industries.
Assembly and test equipment.
Robots and automation.
Our parent company is located in Mindelheim, Germany, and our sister companies are located in São Paulo, Brazil and Dalian, China. GROB also has numerous representatives and subsidiaries around the world.
GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums.  If you are interested in applying please, mail, e-mail or fax a resume and references to:
GROB Systems, Inc.
Human Resources Department
1070 Navajo Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817
Email:           employment@GROBsystems.com
fax:             419-369-3329

RN or LPN- Full-time or Part-time position available at Hilty Home in Pandora.  6 am to 2 pm & 2 pm to 10 pm.  Every other weekend.  Flexibility required to work two different shifts.  If interested, please submit an application online at www.mhcoliving.org, “Careers” link or stop at 304 Hilty Drive, Pandora to fill out an application.  For more information, contact Sherry Kuhlman at 419-384-3218.  EOE.

Dietary Aide - Full-time position available.  Experience preferred.  Benefits available.  If interested, please submit an application online at mhcoliving.org, “Careers” link or stop at 304 Hilty Drive, Pandora to fill out an application.  EOE.

Cook - Full-time position available at Hilty Home in Pandora.  Day and evening shifts.  Experience preferred.  Benefits available.  If interested, please submit an application online at mhcoliving.org, “Careers” link or stop at 304 Hilty Drive, Pandora to fill out an application.  EOE.

Help wanted: The Training Coordinator is responsible for improving and leading training related to the Bank’s products and services, on-going job skill support initiatives, operational changes and other training initiatives. The Coordinator assesses organization-wide developmental needs to drive training initiatives and to identify and arrange suitable training solutions for employees. This position actively searches, creatively designs and implements effective methods to educate and enhance employee and bank performance. Position works with various operational areas, leaders and employees across the entire organization.

Required Skills: Must possess stellar written and verbal communication skills.

Required Experience: Bachelor's degree in business administration, education, etc. from four-year college or university; three to five years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to apply adult learning principles/theory in design of all learning solution types, such as classroom, e-learning, job aids, performance support, etc. Strong training skills to effectively direct others, make decisions and communicate clearly.
Bluffton, Ohio  Full Time. Citizens National Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  



Wanted: House to rent, 3 BR Bluffton/ surrounding area.


Wanted: Looking for a rent to own or land contract home in the Bluffton area. Please respond at coralnate@yahoo.com

Garage Sales

Inside garage sale - Community Health Professionals will hold an inside garage sale Friday and Saturday, Feb. 26 and 27, according to Deb Curlis. Persons may rent a table for $10 to display items and must be present during open hours to take care of your own sales. Set up is Thursday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sale hours are:
• Friday, Feb. 26: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Saturday, Feb. 27: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Contact Community Health Professionals, 1200 S. Main St., 419-634-7443 for details.

For Sale

Lazyboy living room set - includes sofa, love seat and storage ottoman in taupe color scheme. Great condition!  Firm price of $200.00. Cash only. 419-234-3926

Services Offered

Childcare provider has openings: Low rates w/meals /snacks and basic learning skills included.. ft or pt Flexibility, dependable and very reliable

Services offered: I have two childcare spots available for full time/part time
in my country home. Meals and snacks provided. Bluffton schools bus pick up
and drop off available as well. I take children from infants on up though
school age. Call, text or email me at 567-208-8976 or

Rachel and Kate's Cleaning  - We specialize in residential cleaning. We are a mother-daughter team and we have been cleaning together for about 2 1/2 years.   Free estimates provided. We can provide references from current customers upon request.  Contact us at 419-615-9608.

Lost and Found

Found:  Kayak, along Riley Creek between Bluffton and Pandora.  Call 419.516.7374

For Rent

3 br, 2 half baths plus a shower in finished basement, all appliances including stove, dishwasher, fridge, washer, dryer, new furnace, tankless water heater, electric fireplace, 2-car detached garage, asking $1,100/month plus utilities, no pets on premises, available immediately. Contact Beth Boehr at boehr.br@gmail.com if interested, or need more information!


PANDORA HOME FOR RENT: 2 bedroom 1 bath with central air. 3 car garage with workhop/ storage space. $600.00 per month. No pets.
Inquiries please email:

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