EEO information

Equal Employment Opportunity Program Report   

WQCS, Fort Pierce, Florida

Indian River State College

Annual Reporting Period Ending: September 30, 2013


In the period from October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013, WQCS did not fill any full time positions. The recruitment sources normally used are listed below:


(Source, Address, Phone #, Contact Person)

Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

Stuart News

St. Lucie News-Tribune

Indian River Press Journal

Teddi Cloud

Classifieds Supervisor


Classified Advertising Department


Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

1939 South Federal Highway

Stuart, FL 34994 or

P.O. Box 9009, Stuart, FL.  34995 Jobline

401 Ninth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20004-2129



FAX: 202-879-9768

Carol Robinson, Senior Manager of Human Resources

Public Radio Association of Development Directors

PRADO Listserv

4118 Autumn Ridge Dr.

Sugar Land, TX 77479



Sharon McDaniel, Vice President

Public Media Business Association

Andy Schwarz, Executive Director

1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500

McLean VA 22102


FAX: 703-506-3266

Job Posting:

Florida Public Relations Association

Treasure Coast Chapter Job Bank

Adrienne Moore

P.O. Box 2678

Stuart, FL. 34995

Florida Public Relations Association

State Office Job Bank / Website

40 Sarasota Center Blvd. Suite 107

Sarasota, FL. 34240

941- 365-2135

American Fundraising Professionals

Treasure Coast Chapter 

402 SE Oakridge Dr.

Port St. Lucie, FL. 34984

772- 879-2794

Job Bank -

American Fundraising Professionals

Indian River Chapter

P.O. Box 1213 / Vero Beach, FL 32961

Job Bank / Home Page -

Florida Public Relations Association

Space Coast Chapter Job Bank

Linda Herridge

Abacus Technology Corp.

Bldg.M6-399, Rm. 3349, M/C IMCS-036

Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899



Public Relations Society of America

Palm Beach County Chapter

Gold Coast PR Council

Job Bank

Gary Schweikhart

President, PR-BS, Inc.

9735 Tavernier Drive

Boca Raton, FL  33496


Office of Career Services

Bethune-Cookman College

640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard

Daytona Beach, FL 32114

386-481-2143 or 386-481-2140

Davita Bonner

Director of Career and Program Services

Florida A&M University
Office of Human Resources
211 Foote-Hilyer Admin Center
Tallahassee, Florida 32307-3200

Dr. Delores Dean

Director of Career Center

Florida A&M University

100 Student Union Plaza Bldg. 1676

Tallahassee, FL 32307


FAX: 850-599-3353


Indian River State College

Human Resources/Web site

3209 Virginia Ave.

Ft. Pierce Fl 34981


Brenda Mckenzie

Treasure Coast Advertising Federation

P.O. Box 2246
Stuart, FL 34995-2246
p. 772.223.2333

Florida Atlantic University

Department of Human Resources
Employment Office
777 Glades Road
P.O. Box 3091
Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

To contact FAU Employment Office, send e-mail to

Workforce Solutions

Administrative Offices

584 NW University Blvd, Suite 100
Port St Lucie, FL 34986

Richard Stetson / President / CEO / Workforce Solutions

Toll Free: 866-482-4473
Phone: 772-408-1260
Fax: 772-398-7625

Workforce Solutions-Indian River County

1880 82nd Avenue, Suite 102

Vero Beach FL 32966


Tracey McMorris / Indian River County Branch Manager.

Workforce Solutions-Martin County

616 SE Central Parkway

Stuart, FL.  34994


Stuart, FL 34994

Rick Schneider / Martin County Branch Manager

Workforce Solutions-Okeechobee Career Center

209 SW Park St.

Okeechobee FL 34974


Mary Snyder / Okeechobee County Branch Manager

Workforce Solutions-St. Lucie County Career Center

584 NW University Blvd. Suite 300

Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

866-482-4473 / 772-408-1260

Rhonda Blakey / Branch Manager / St. Lucie County

Indian River County Branch NAACP
President: Mr. Victor Hart
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 5193, Vero Beach, FL   32961
Telephone: (772) 567-4406

Martin County Branch NAACP
President: Jerry Gore
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 674, Stuart, FL   34995
Telephone: (772) 463-0463   Fax: (772) 463-0464

St. Lucie County Branch NAACP
President: Mr. Herman H. Felton
Address: 310 Preston Ct., Ft. Pierce, FL   34948
Telephone: (772) 595-3000   Fax: (772) 595-3006

Glades Area Branch NAACP President: Ms. Linda Johnson
Address: 733 SW Ave E, Suite A, Belle Glade, FL   33430
Telephone: (561) 985-0379   Fax: (561) 993-0483

West Palm Beach NAACP County Branch

President: Lia Gaines
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 4131, West Palm Beach, FL   33407
Telephone: (561) 655-9798

Central Brevard County Branch NAACP
President: Ms. Alberta K. Wilson
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 516, Cocoa, FL   32923
Telephone: (321) 632-9852   Fax: (321) 631-6231

North Brevard Branch NAACP

President: William Gary

P.O. BOX 957

Titusville, FL 32780

(321) 385-1264

South Brevard Branch NAACP
P.O. Box 2031
Melbourne, FL  32902
Contact Number: (321) 749-4727

WQCS Radio

3209 Virginia Avenue

Ft. Pierce, FL 34981

Telephone: (772) 465-8989


Participation in events or programs sponsored by educational institutions relating to career opportunities in broadcasting:  WQCS offers station tours and discussion of career opportunities to student groups and classes throughout the year. These groups included substantial representation by the diverse student population.  A WQCS booklet on job opportunities was provided to the students.

On August 16, 2013, the job booklets were also sent to 22 local high school guidance offices in four local counties to inform students about broadcasting careers.

On October 19, 2012, the Manager, News Director, and Operations Manager hosted a college business class to explain broadcasting operations and how broadcast stations conduct business.

On November 30, WQCS hosted 24 high school students participating in a Great Explorations program that encouraged students to consider various careers including broadcasting and were given booklets.

Also on November 30 and as part of National Disabilities Month, the WQCS Operations Manager was a presenter on a panel for the Indian River State College Division of Minority Affairs entitled "Accommodating People with Disabilities in the Workplace.” He discussed being visually impaired in the work force and talked about the radio station and the radio reading service.

Five IRSC college graduating seniors participated in a Capstone academic business program working with the station staff on a community involvement project in December 2012.

On May 8, 2013, the WQCS Operations Manager gave a tour and explained the stations broadcasting operations to a radio class from Faith Baptist Church and 20 students received the job booklets. 

Also in May, a St. Edwards school student job shadowed the WQCS News Director for a week.

On June 19, 2013, WQCS hosted a tour and demonstration for 24 students for the Youth Leadership program which is an intensive two-week college credit class geared towards high-achieving high school students sponsored by the Roundtable of St. Lucie County and IRSC.  Brochures were made available to the students.

Sponsorship of Community Events Regarding Broadcast Employment Opportunities: WQCS provided training by the Operations Manager to three new volunteers from the community who serve as readers/console operators for the Radio Reading Service for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Internship Programs:  Two IRSC college electronics students served internships during the fall and spring semesters under the supervision of the Chief Engineer.  

During the summer semester 2013, a Florida State University student interned in production and read for the Radio Reading Service with the Operations Manager.

In summer semester 2013, a Florida Atlantic University graduating student in multi-media journalism completed an internship in the news department.

WQCS submitted work by an IRSC student intern for the state Associated Press broadcast news awards and he was honored with two first place honors.

Participation in scholarship programs designed to assist students interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting:  WQCS continued to provide an annual scholarship designed to assist a student interested in a career in media and enrolling in a bachelor’s degree program.  The student selected was a first generation college student who immigrated to the United States.

WQCS broadcasts regular announcements asking community organizations to contact WQCS to receive notification of employment opportunities.

WQCS had 11 full-time employees in the preceding 12 months and therefore is required to complete four long-term recruitment activities every two years.