PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD July 25 – August 27, 2014 Program year 2014 Herkimer, Madison & Oneida County Workforce Plan Send comments to or call 315.793.6037

HMO Local Plan 2014-2015

MVCAA Job Postings

Check out these jobs available through MVCAA: MVCAA Job Postings

To apply for one of these positions, go to click on the employment tab and follow the instructions.

If you need assistance with your application or résumé please contact your local Working Solutions office.

Nano Utica Job Fair

SUNYIT is hosting a job fair for the new nano facility being built on campus.

You MUST pre-register for this job fair.  Please follow the links below for more information.



Employer Survey

The Workforce Investment Board Herkimer, Madison & Oneida County in partnership with the Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce and Mohawk Valley EDGE is seeking information about employee qualifications, needs and training for jobs today and in the future. This information will assist us in looking for funding opportunities, working with training providers and developing community initiatives to benefit local employers and provide for their current and future employment needs.

Please follow this link to complete a brief survey, completion of the survey should take less than 15 minutes and your input is very important to us. All individual information is anonymous and confidential. The total survey results will be shared with the Mohawk Valley Chamber and EDGE.

The deadline for completion of the survey is Friday, September 13, 2013.  Please take a few minutes to complete the survey so that your voice and needs can be part of any plan for future training availability and development.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at 315-793-6037 or  Thank you in advance for your participation.

Introduction to Aircraft Structures

Join the expanding field of Aircraft Maintenance!
Course: Introduction to Aircraft Structures
Dates: Fri, May 3, 2013 to Wed, June 26, 2013
Days/Times: Monday – Friday  5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: MVCC’s Airframe & Powerplant Hangar
116 Langley Road in Griffiss Park, Rome
(Note: No Class on Memorial Day)

For more information click here

Join the expanding field of Aircraft Maintenance!

Course: Introduction to Aircraft Electrical Systems
Dates: Fri, May 3, 2013 to Wed, June 26, 2013
Days/Times: Monday – Friday   5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: MVCC’s Airframe & Powerplant Hangar
116 Langley Road in Griffiss Park, Rome
(Note: No Class on Memorial Day)

For more details click here

Request for Proposal for Marketing and Advertising Services

Release Date: April 5, 2013

Proposals Due: April 22, 2013

1. Purpose and Scope
a. Purpose. Through this Request for Proposals (RFP), the Mohawk Valley Path Through History Heritage Tourism Committee, comprised of the counties of Herkimer, Oneida, Otsego, Schoharie, Montgomery and Fulton, hereinafter sometimes collectively referred to as “Group”, seeks to identify a contractor who will create and execute marketing initiatives and communications strategies through a multi-faceted media campaign which includes print, public relations and internet/digital marketing efforts for the Group’s Path Through History Catalyst Project.

For More Information and Complete Request for Proposal Details Click Here

Training Grant for Employers in Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Otsego, Chenango & Delaware Counties

The Workforce Investment Board is pursuing a training grant for employers in Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Otsego, Chenango & Delaware counties who need OSHA and other safety training for new or current employees.

OSHA offers a wide selection of training courses and educational programs to help broaden worker and employer knowledge on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces. OSHA also offers training and educational materials that help businesses train their workers and comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Any safety training is eligible for this application, not just OSHA.

Any employers interested in receiving/developing/participating in specific safety training should send an email to  We will contact each employer to understand their specific need, number to be trained and the process.  If appropriate that training will become part of the application and IF we are successful in the application award will proceed to provide the requested training.

Employer participation in this step is critical to getting the funding so please let us know what is needed in your business facility!

Women’s Employment & Resource Center Announces FREE Job Readiness/Computer Skills Training Program

If you are widowed, divorced, separated, a single parent OR if your spouse has lost a job or become disabled you may qualify for our free Job Readiness/Computer Skills Classes!

Our Five-Week Training begins April 8 – May 9, 2013 and includes: Read the rest of this entry »

Workforce Investment Board Receives State Funding to Help Low Income Residents Get Jobs

The Workforce Investment Board has received expanded state grant funding to help train and find jobs for low-income individuals across Oneida, Herkimer and Madison Counties, Alice J. Savino, Executive Director of the Workforce Investment Board of Herkimer, Madison and Oneida Counties said today.

The funding is through grants awarded by the state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) working in collaboration with the state Department of Labor (DOL) to support a Career Pathways Program across the three-county region, which is served by the Working Solutions Career Center System. Approximately $93,200 in new funding has been made available to the WIB. Read the rest of this entry »