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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: 


For Sale

For Sale - Sauder Desk with Hutch. Make an offer. 419-358-0539

For sale: Brownish reclining sofa and matching rocker recliner for sale. Very
good condition. Asking $275. 419-230-2291

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

Help Wanted

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.

Office Help Wanted: Medical secretary needed approximately 30-40 hrs. per
week in busy medical office. Computer knowledge needed. Office located in
Ada. Send resume to mwrehab@live.com

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

Help wanted: Bass Trucking is a family owned trucking company in business for 30+ years.  We are looking for Class A CDL drivers to help with increased volumes in current dedicated lanes.  Driver needs to have a minimum of 2 years experience to pull dry van – 100% no touch freight –  Regional Runs.  Average of 2,500 miles per week with percentage pay with an average of $0.49 per mile.  Partial paid health insurance and company match retirement after 90 days and paid vacation after  1st year.  Out approximately 2 nights a week. 
REQUIREMENTS:  Pass DOT Physical/Drug Screen – No more than 2 moving violations and no more than 2 jobs in last 2 years.  Call Bass Trucking, Ada, OH at 888-441-8086 – Monday-Thursday 9:00-4:00

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.  


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:


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

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