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04-29-2013 12:03 AM

I’ve started me temp job with city last Friday, I am working with the city sexton at the city graveyard.


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#1 posted 04-29-2013 12:10 AM

go get ‘um charles

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#2 posted 04-29-2013 12:27 AM

good for you. hang in.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#3 posted 04-29-2013 12:34 AM

SPOOKY!!!!!

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#4 posted 04-29-2013 12:55 AM

I heard people are just dying to get into that place, CJ!

Just kidding, congrats on the new job!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 04-29-2013 02:10 AM

Keep us posted Charles. Glad you are working and wish you the best!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#6 posted 04-29-2013 09:42 AM

Thanks guys, because jobs are hard to come by these days.

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#7 posted 04-29-2013 12:22 PM

A very nice start with great benefits once you get your foot all the way into the door, I retired from the City of Austin (Electric Department) here in Texas, 3 years ago at the age of 50 after 25 years with full benefits at 3%, can’t beat it with a stick. Back when I started at the age of 24 the eligibility to retire was 23 years, my plan was to do 27 but they put me in a position that forced me to leave at 25, I was already golden after 23 and so glad I did, not too many can say they retied at the age of 50.

Today times have changed and I’d guess that’s everywhere, the city of Austin no longer has the 23 year at 3% retirement it’s now the full 30 years and no early buy out.

Congrats.

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#8 posted 04-29-2013 12:26 PM

I hope everything works out well for you, Charles, and I wish you the best.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 04-29-2013 01:06 PM

Congratulations Charles!

Good luck with your new employment.

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#10 posted 04-29-2013 01:26 PM

Nice going Charles !
I hope this leads you to bigger and better things.
They are lucky to have a good man like you !

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#11 posted 04-29-2013 03:47 PM

congrats…and I hope it all works out!

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#12 posted 04-29-2013 03:49 PM

Go get em buddy, best of luck!

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#13 posted 04-30-2013 01:07 AM

Thanks guys hope it leads to something permented.

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#14 posted 04-30-2013 08:13 PM

That’s coo. Hope it turn into a steady full time job. What are your duties and the graveyard?

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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#15 posted 04-30-2013 09:08 PM

I am a Service Maintenance Worker I

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