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

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#1 posted 357 days ago

go get ‘um charles

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#2 posted 357 days ago

good for you. hang in.

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#3 posted 357 days ago


-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#4 posted 357 days ago

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 357 days ago

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

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

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#6 posted 357 days ago

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

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#7 posted 356 days ago

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.


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#8 posted 356 days ago

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

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#9 posted 356 days ago

Congratulations Charles!

Good luck with your new employment.

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#10 posted 356 days ago

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

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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#11 posted 356 days ago

congrats…and I hope it all works out!

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#12 posted 356 days ago

Go get em buddy, best of luck!

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#13 posted 356 days ago

Thanks guys hope it leads to something permented.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#14 posted 355 days ago

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

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#15 posted 355 days ago

I am a Service Maintenance Worker I

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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