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  1. This thread will follow the development of Martin "Marty" Morrison, a Middle-Aged Union President and Motor Cycle Enthusiast.
  2. SAN ANDREAS PORT AUTHORITY The Port of Los Santos, also known as the Los Santos Harbor, is a seaport managed by the San Andreas Port Authority, a department under the San Andreas State Government. Directed by Hank Preston, the Port Authority's mission is to: ensure that San Andreas' water, air, rail, and surface transportation assets are developed and operated in a cohesive, coordinated, and safe manner in order to provide maximum efficiencies and benefits to shippers, receivers, and passengers; to assure optimum business growth, technology development, investment, job retention and improvement in quality of life. The Port of Los Santos occupies 7,500 acres of land and water along 42 miles of waterfront. The Port is located on the south side of Los Santos, east of the Los Santos International Airport. The Port has 25 cargo terminals, 82 container cranes, 8 container terminals, and 113 miles of on-dock rail. In total, The Port of Los Santos and Port Authority of San Andreas have thousands of current employees in various areas, such as office and support staff, security, customs, longshoremen, and other labor staff. In 2018, approximately $236 billion worth of cargo came through The Port of Los Santos, with many of the top imports being furniture, automobile parts, automobiles, apparel, and electronics. The Port also loads container ships for export to various trading partners such as China, Vietnam, Japan, and South Korea. The most imported type of goods into The Port of Los Santos for the 2018 calendar year were, furniture (408,673), automobile parts (361,984), and electronics (278,782) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES The San Andreas Port Authority maintains a continuous open recruitment process in order to fulfill staffing requirements for laborers, support staff and maintenance workers. In order to file an application for employment, please visit the San Andreas Port Authority Headquarters at the Jetsam terminal or file online. Below are current employment opportunities available; LONGSHOREMAN / DOCK LABORER SALARY INFORMATION: $36,000+ weekly (not including bonuses) LONGSHOREMAN / DOCK LABORER JOB REQUIREMENTS: Performing labor work in a marine terminal, warehouse or yard environment, baggage handling, heavy weight package handling, manual loading and unloading from trailers, railcars or trucks. To include frequently pushing, pulling, carrying and lifting in excess of 50 lbs. and occasionally exerting in excess of 100 lbs. Must be able to adhere to a standby schedule which includes day and night scheduling, overtime, weekends and holidays. Must have the ability to read, write, and speak basic English. Must have the ability to function effectively in a fast paced, team-oriented work environment. Must have the ability to work independently with limited supervision and strong initiative. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees. Must have the ability to think logically, follow procedures, instructions and make sound decisions. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform all manual labor functions in accordance within the GC/Vessel Stevedoring operation and safety guidelines. Work with forklift basket up to heights of around 14 feet to place or remove container hooks or strapping used for lifting containers, pipes and general cargo. Secure cargo with chains/binders when preparing for lifting. Strap cargo by utilizing lashings, container hooks, wire rope weighing in excess of 100 lbs to assure safe operation. Maintain a clean work area, free of debris or safety hazards and awareness of surroundings (i.e. vehicles, people, equipment, etc.) at all times. BUREAU OF SAFETY CLICK HERE TO APPLY The Bureau of Safety is an integral part of the San Andreas Port Authority, as it ensures that all apparatus, personnel, and civilians perform their duties in a safe and up-to-standard environment. Furthermore, the Bureau ensures safety throughout the port by employing licensed, armed safety officers who are put through additional in-house training and certification programs. SAFETY OFFICER SALARY INFORMATION: $30,000+ Weekly (Probationary.) 42,000+ Weekly (Full officer status.) SAFETY OFFICER REQUIREMENTS: You must be 21 years of age or older. You must have at least a valid PF license and are in the process of getting a Guard Card. You must have a valid Driving license. Able to work full time and should not be working for other employers. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct security patrols. Conduct Health and Safety inspections. Maintain security checkpoints. Enforce the port rules and regulations. OPPORTUNITIES: CBRN Specialist. H&S Inspector. Medical Assistant. Customs Officer. RECRUITMENT, INFORMATION AND CONTACT LINES: The Port of Los Santos bolsters a number of dedicated Foremen and Sub-Foremen who are dedicated to bringing aboard only the best longshoremen. If you're interested in employment or information, refer to the list of names below who may be able to assist you. HANK PRESTON DIRECTOR OF PORT AUTHORITY Appointed Director of the San Andreas Port Authority February 9th, 2021. Hank Preston, a lifelong public servant, working for the State Government. Known for his reliable management abilities, working within the Department of Labor and the Port of Los Santos for nearly thirty years, Preston eventually saw his appointment in early February 2021 as Director by Secretary of Labor Diane Renwick. As Director of the San Andreas Port Authority, Hank oversees all day to day aspects of San Andreas' Ports in conjunction with the multitude of private and public entities that operate therein. Employment numbers and public safety has seen drastic improvement at the Los Santos Harbor since his appointment. This project is a part of the San Andreas State Government faction. This faction does fall under the semi-legal category as we allow individuals with illegal affiliations to join. Our goal is to breathe more life into blue collar roleplay at the harbor. We strive to bring interesting roleplay to all that are interested in roleplaying in the area, whether you are a company, criminal or an average civilian. Our plan is to promote and incentivize good roleplay and character development through meaningful roleplay. Should you have any questions, concerns or are interested in becoming involved with the faction please reach out to @NexusExodus USEFUL LINKS IC WEBSITE FACEBROWSER DISCORD
  3. Kenneth Nakagawa From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Kenneth Nakagawa, also known as "Kenny" or "Ken" (born April 20, 2004) is a Japanese-American MMA-Fighter. Biography Early Life Kenneth was an orphan and troublesome youth, something which dettered prospective foster parents from adopting him. Once he graduated from high school at the age of sixteen, he left the Orphanage behind and moved into the Asian Community Center in Little Seoul. After moving out, Kenny spent a lot of time hanging around various communities, such as K-Town, Little Tokyo and El Burro. Shortly after he started to live in the ACC, Kenneth started visiting Gyms all over the City in order to maintain a good physique. In August of 2023 Kenneth started spending more time around Vespucci, due to his job at the Shingle Fish. During his employment there, he reconnected with an old friend, Jonathan Ishikawa. After reconnecting with Ishikawa, Kenny was signed on as an amateur MMA fighter and spent his days training and polishing his techniques for his debut at the Rockford Dome. Career Nakagawa V. Rogov Even though he was a novice, he showed exceptional talent and tenacity throughout his first bout, taking out one of the best fighters in the league. Sports fans dubbed the contest "Fight of the Night" after three rounds of furious back-and-forth combat. Kenneth was able to stay focused and create an opening in the third round, hitting a hard strike that ultimately left Rogov dizzied. Kenneth tackled Rogov to the ground as he transitioned into a full mount position before pounding Rogov's face with a barrage of powerful blows. The referee quickly intervened, calling a stop to the fight. The crowd erupted in cheers as Kenneth was declared the winner, and he basked in the glory of his hard-fought victory. For Kenneth, this win marked a significant milestone in his career, and he looked forward to taking on even more challenging opponents in the future. As for Michael, he vowed to come back stronger and continue to hone his skills until he emerged victorious in his next match. In the end, both fighters showed great sportsmanship and respect for each other, proving that MMA is not just about winning and losing. External links 1. Little Okinawa 2. Little Tokyo 3. Bellicose MMA
  4. This thread will follow Peter (辛) Sing, a convicted felon and former gang member in the early 2000s, turned Union Foreman and Representative.
  5. PALETO BAY SAWMILL The Paleto Bay Sawmill, nestled in the heart of Paleto Forest, was once a thriving hub of activity for the local community. However, in recent years, it fell into a state of disrepair and abandonment, leaving many jobless and without hope. That was until the Department of Labor, under the visionary leadership of the Wade administration, struck a deal with the private owners to lease the sawmill and breathe new life into it. Now, thanks to this agreement, the sawmill is set to once again become a beacon of hope and opportunity for Paleto Bay and the surrounding areas. The agreement between the government agencies and the sawmill's owners aims to not only bring jobs back to the county, but also to ensure that the sawmill operates in a safe and efficient manner. With the Department of Labor and the Office of Planning and Special Projects overseeing the project, the community can rest assured that the revitalization of the sawmill will be executed with the utmost care and attention to detail. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Like many other government-sponsored fields, the Paleto Bay Sawmill has an ongoing recruitment process to meet the need for workers. To apply for a job, you can either visit the Paleto Bay Sawmill Office or submit your application online. The following are the current job opening(s) available: MILL WORKER / LOGGER SALARY INFORMATION: $30,000+ weekly MILL WORKER / LOGGER JOB REQUIREMENTS: Perform labor work, including frequently pushing, pulling, carrying and lifting in excess of 50 lbs, and occasionally exerting in excess of 100 lbs. Must be able to adhere to a standby schedule which includes day and night scheduling, overtime, weekends and holidays. Must have the ability to read, write, and speak basic English. Must have the ability to function effectively in a fast paced, team-oriented work environment. Must have the ability to work independently with limited supervision and strong initiative. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees. Must have the ability to think logically, follow procedures, comply with OSHA regulations and relevant state laws, instructions and make sound decisions. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Feed conveyors, hoppers, saws and drying machines. Sort, pile and transport wood products. Remove scrap lumber and wood chips for reprocessing. Clean machines and work areas. Operate cranes, saws, forklifts and dump trucks. Drive long haul flatbeds and trucks. Heavy lifting using timber carriers. Package finished timber products such as firewood and woodchips. RECRUITMENT, INFORMATION AND CONTACT LINES: Due to its recent reopening, the Paleto Bay Sawmill is currently looking to fill various and necessary roles in order to begin the pipeline. If you have past experience in similar fields, and you believe yourself to be a good fit for supervisory positions, refer to the list of names below: This project is a part of the San Andreas State Government faction. Much like Port Authority, this also falls under the semi-legal category as we allow individuals with illegal affiliations to join. Our goal is to promote more blue collar roleplay around the county, and to offer engaging roleplay opportunities to those who enjoy the area, regardless of your affiliations (business, criminal, or ordinary citizen). Our aim is to encourage and reward quality roleplay and character growth through impactful roleplay experiences. If you have any inquiries, issues, or are interested in joining our faction, please don't hesitate to contact us. USEFUL LINKS - Paleto Bay Sawmill - San Andreas Govt.
  6. Ivan had always been proud of his heritage, but being a second-generation American meant that he had to navigate a world that was very different from the one his parents grew up in. His parents had moved to Brighton Beach in Liberty City from Kazakhstan when they were young, and Ivan was born and raised in Hove Beach, United States. Hove Beach was a welcoming spot for Ivan and his family but not getting into the wrong crowd of people is hard to avoid.
  7. This thread will be showcasing the life of Peter Zhuolan who came from Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon City, leading to his daily basis activities, his emotions, experience and some foul business that might get into his hands.
  8. Nothing from this thread should be used for IC roleplay from you character as this is all OOC'ly and you would not know about anything going on on this forum IC.
  9. As a counter to the rigid tradition permeating through the illegal world, The Windfall Connection’s hope is to set aside differences and focus on the one thing that is diluted by held prejudices: making money. Men and women of all races and backgrounds are accepted here, as long as they embody the lifestyle. Due to the founders being based out of New Chinatown, Mission Row, the Connection takes on Chinese paraphernalia. It is not a gang, nor is it wholly or majorly criminal. There is a balance between the legal and illegal, creating a mutual partnership. Business owners work hand-in-hand with those more steeped in the illegal world, letting them run themselves as siloed, autonomous groups. The business owners cover illegal expenses and fund criminal projects for these groups, and in turn, these groups dedicate their ruthless individuals to protecting the business sites that they are allowed to base their operations out of. Windfall Wealth (偏财) is an unexpected form of income. It’s a fitting way to describe those who take advantage of the system. This, along with the connected nature of the legal and illegal campaigns, is how the Connection finds its name. Chinese artists have long used five bats to represent the five blessings: health, long life, prosperity, love of virtue, and a tranquil, natural death. The bats often are bright red—the color of joy—but the Windfall does not find solace in embodying happiness. Our mark is instead a jet black. The Chinese word for black is "hei," which stands for bad luck, irregularity, and illegality. We take on the very last interpretation of the word, reminding ourselves of how we're viewed by the world at large. The five bats encircle a stylized caligraph known as the prosperity symbol. Among the Five Gods of Wealth within Chinese mythology, Zhong Kui stands as the Windfall God of Wealth, and as such, he is idolized by The Windfall Connection. He is a vanquisher of ghosts and a fighter of demons, but to fight is not always to kill. The practice of The Windfall Connection is to unify groups that would otherwise be without structure and without home, and so we look to the painting of Zhong Kui where the demon bows to him, for he realizes his life and his prosperity is greater when working alongside Zhong Kui. Zhong Kui is oft affiliated with the Five Bats of Prosperity, and this too is why the mark of The Windfall Connection was chosen. While steeped in Chinese mythology and ancestral knowledge, The Windfall Connection is modernized and corporate-esque in architecture and hierarchy. Leaders of the autonomous groups sit beside the heads of business, not beneath them, creating an unnamed council of proven men and women that seek to maintain their lifestyles and build the community that cultivated their own ascension. Discourse and cooperation are the glue, and anyone who chooses to neglect these basic principles will be replaced by the greater whole. Fly with us, or be cut down and replaced by another with larger, healthier wings. Founded on Chinese teachings within New Chinatown, Mission Row in Los Santos, San Andreas, The Windfall Connection will always prioritize those in need within the the community. To join us and to embody our ideology is to set upon the goal of uplifting one's self to a new lifestyle, but that does not mean only those born of Chinese blood, or Asian blood, are accepted. Diligence, intellect, skill, and amiability will take you far. NOTE: These ranks will not be used, or referenced, IC. They are simply meant to represent OOC development and how the characters in game organize their work and advancement up to the council. Intrigued 好奇 — Curious about The Windfall Connection, but have yet to be involved or have yet to involve themselves in the lifestyle. They've had discussions about unsavory work but have yet to run with something to completion. Vetted 审查 — Have expanded upon their curiosity and have been given minor tasks or busy work by a Connected, Winged, or Champion. They are still in the process of being tested, to see how they carry themselves and how successful they can be when provided minimal information or direction. Associated 联系 — Have stood out among their Vetted peers by proving their ability to take initiative and carry out their minor tasks without any setbacks tied to their own shortcomings. They are not yet Connected, but are privileged with a higher level of trust, and thus are given more meaningful, lucrative, and dangerous work. Connected 连接的 — Having proven themselves and carried out Associate level work to the satisfaction of those on the council, they have been uplifted and now officially belong to the Connection. They answer directly to a Winged or Champion; work is delegated down through them to the Associated and Vetted. They are the utmost trusted of the Windfall outside the council and are given work that requires a delicate hand, a thoughtful mind, and a keen eye. Winged 有翼的 — Finding your wings is no easy endeavor, for it is a test of skill, loyalty, resolve, and leadership. They have proven time and time again that not only can they drive their own success in the illegal realm, but the success of others beneath them, securing themselves a seat on the council. They often lead their own criminal groups, or are the next in line to lead a group once numbers permit. To be named a Winged is no mistake, but once someone grows their wings, they are expected to keep them in flight. Should they falter and refuse to let another find their wings, others among the council will make that decision for them. Champion 状元 — Bearing the original Zhuangyuan title of Zhong Kui, Champions are beacons of capital and governors of legal affairs among the Windfall, having earned their place on the council. They are self-sufficient, funding the projects and schemes of the Winged, and in turn, are provided protection and able hands from the Winged and their subordinates. This isn't to say that they never dabble in the illegal side of the coin, but their movements are cautious and obscured. Should a Champion's wealth wane, it is a show of their ineptitude and inability to contribute to the Windfall and the community as a whole. In this scenario, if they do not willingly step down, the council is entrusted to make that decision for them. Illegal activity we are attempting to portray and cultivate are crimes typically expected of, but not limited to, Asian Organized Crime. These include the production and sales of narcotics, car theft, automobile exportation, chop shop operations, crimes involving electronics, money laundering, illegal gambling, lottery scams, skimming, and possibly prostitution. The Windfall Connection does commit violent crimes such as robbery and murder, but on a much more seldom basis as to keep the organization's true nature under wraps. Since we are attempting to portray a secret society in West Coast America in the 2020s, a lot of violent crime will be well thought out and properly weighted for its worth. Asian Organized Crime Groups focus on generating money undisturbed. Violent crime, especially in a city like Los Santos, will garner unwarranted attention, even more so with the various other Asian groups in the city. Law Enforcement has proven they'll use a broad stroke to crackdown on all Asian criminals in Los Santos and the disruption of other groups' cash flow is something the Connection wants to avoid at all costs. The Windfall Connection is meant to be a story heavy group that focuses on characterization, human behavior, and emotional development. Your writing in game should reflect your character as a human being, first and foremost, who happens to be a criminal or head of business. The opposite circumstance should not be practiced — a criminal or business owner whose characterization comes second. If your primary focus is shooting or robotically working deals while barely interacting with the group IC, this is not the group for you. There should always be a balance and our roleplayers should try their best to give their character realistic depth. Those who belong to this group should try their very best to separate OOC and IC interactions. Narrative drives all, and as a show of good faith, I am personally embodying this ideal by making it clear up front that OOC management of the group is a responsibility kept completely separate from IC dealings. If my own character falls from grace through roleplay, I will not allow OOC privileges to provide me an unfair advantage. I will still help with upkeep for the group, or hand off the responsibilities to someone I know will handle them properly. I value story above all else and when it is skewed by OOC scenarios, the enjoyment of the entire experience is diluted. I want to try and avoid that at all costs, and I hope everyone who is interested in this group joins me in trying to uphold that ideal. If this group ever becomes an official faction, CK rights will not be carried out like other factions. Winged 有翼的 will have full autonomy to acquire CK rights for those that belong to their particular group / cell. However, no CK rights will be held across groups and no Champion 状元 or Winged 有翼的 will hold CK rights over another. This enforces the council mentality and breeds trust and respect among our members from the very start. Lastly, we personally do not tolerate any kind of disrespect, bullying, or toxicity to any of our members. We want this to be a friendly, open-minded community that focuses on writing and having fun. We do not care where you stand IC; if your OOC behavior is appalling, you will be removed from this community and the council will decide on a way to move the narrative forward without you in the most realistic and seamless way possible.
  10. This thread will follow story of bodybuilders from Vespucci trying to get rich and live American Dream.
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