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The Workforce Development Board, Herkimer, Madison, and Oneida Counties, Inc. (WDB HMO), DBA Working Solutions, is part of the Public Workforce System, a network of federal, state, and local offices that support economic expansion and develop the talent of the nation’s workforce.

The Workforce Development Institute (WDI) has a a Regional Director position available In Central New York, based in Syracuse, serving the Utica, Binghamton and the surrounding region.

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Accepting resumes through July 31, 2024 and expect to begin interviewing in early August with an ideal start date of September 16, 2024.

 

LEARN MORE AND HOW TO APPLY

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Valuable FREE Virtual workshops you can take this week from the NYS Department of Labor

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Plus you can chat with an Employment Counselor


July 22

11 am Job Search Strategies
1 pm Going to School to Get Back to Work
1 pm Learning about Child Care Assistance Program Overview

July 23

11 am Advanced Resume/ Skills Based Resume Writing
11 am Give Yourself Credit: SUNY Empire State College Info Session
11 am Interviewing Techniques

July 24

11 am Career Assessment and Exploration
 1 pm Understanding Background Checks
 1 pm Writing Effective Cover Letters

July 25

11 am Virtual Career Center
11 am Worker Retention Services for Job Seekers with Disabilities
1 pm Spanish: Interviewing Techniques

July 26

1 pm Chat with an Employment Counselor

Learn more and register here

 

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Featured Jobs, FREE Learning/Training and Hiring Events July 19, 2024

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FEATURED JOBS

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads 07-15-2024

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads 07-16-2024

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads 07-17-2024

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads 07-18-2024

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads 07-19-2024

 

JOB FAIRS AND RECRUITMENTS

  • 7/23/24 – DFAS Job Fair 4:30PM – 6:30PM at the Camden Town Hall. 47 Second Street, Camden, NY. Currently hiring for Accounting Technicians, Contact Representatives, Accountants, and Financial Analysts. Information will be shared on DFAS career opportunities including the application process. 
  • 7/23/24 – Central NY/Mohawk Valley Regional Virtual Career Fair 11:00AM – 2:00PM. Save the date!
  • 7/26/24 – In-person Job Fair at the Oneida County Office Building, 800 Park Ave, Utica from 9:00AM – 12:00PM. All are welcome!   For more information call (315) 798-3688.
  • 7/30/24 – DFAS Job Fair 4:30PM – 6:30PM at the Dunham Public Library. 76 Main Street, Whitesboro, NY. Currently hiring for Accounting Technicians, Contact Representatives, Accountants, and Financial Analysts. Information will be shared on DFAS career opportunities including the application process. 

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

  • The Women’s Employment and Resource Center at 502 Court Street, Suite 234, Utica is offering their August Mental Wellness Vision Board Workshop. The workshop takes place August 1, 2024, from 9:30AM – 12:30PM. Register today at or call (315) 724-1718 ext. 104. Set your goals for the future! 
  • Struggling to job search in the digital age? Herkimer Working Solutions is hosting free computer training and certification classes from Northstar Digital Literacy.  Learn basic computer skills, internet basics, career search skills, Microsoft Word and Excel and more. They have sessions every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. For more information call (315) 867-1400. 
  • MV Tech Corps Training at MVCC. Get started on a career path in Mechatronics, Welding, Carpentry, Masonry, CNC Machining or HVAC. Earn a tech or trades certificate from MVCC in just eight months. MV Tech Corps provides full tuition and fees at MVCC, as well as last-dollar support for required materials expenses to eligible candidates. Contact Rachel Maiolo at to find out more. Interested candidates can visit https://www.mvcc.edu/mvtechcorps/ and complete an interest form so you will be contacted when registration for the Fall Semester begins.
  • The Women’s Employment and Resource Center is collaborating with Krystal Curley, Program Outreach Specialist I for the NYS Department of Civil Service for a new workshop, Demystifying Civil Service & NY State Positions. The workshop will take place September 12, 2024, from 9:30AM – 11:30AM at Empowered Pathways, 502 Court Street, Suite 234 in Utica. Register today at or call (315) 724-1718 ext. 104. Learn more here
  • Real Life Rosies Bootcamp – A great opportunity for women! Prepare for a career or Registered Apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing. There is no cost to participate. Transportation and childcare are available. $1000 stipend upon completion of the program. .The next training runs July 29-August 15, 2024. The program is offered by MACNY, The Manufacturers Association, Mohawk Valley Community College, and Working Solutions.
  • NYS DOCCS is now hiring experienced officers! Continue your career with advanced placement offers, great benefits, and possibilities for additional compensation. For more information contact .
  • Do you need career coaching? Are you unsure of your future career path or need advice on your next steps? Call and make an appointment today for one-on-one career coaching with Stephanie, the Executive Director of the Women’s Employment and Resource Center, at (315) 724-1718 ext. 104. Their office is open Monday – Thursday, 8:30AM – 4:00PM located at 502 Court Street, Suite 234 in Utica. Appointments are available for the month of August. 
  • The Women’s Employment and Resource Center at 502 Court Street, Suite 234, Utica is offering their July Computer Skills Workshop. If you are unemployed, under employed and actively seeking employment, this is a great opportunity to learn Microsoft Excel or update your skills. 
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A4TD is recruiting a Director of Programs - Remote Position

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Associates for Training and Development has an immediate opening for a Director of Programs to help us administer our Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). Specifically, the position will lead the operations of our SCSEP project in NY and VT. The position is remote.

 

VIEW DETAILS AND HOW TO APPLY HERE

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The Workforce Development Board is Hiring Case Managers in Utica for our Grant Projects!

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The Case Manager will be responsible for recruitment, intake and case management of participants; oversee training and/or employment placement of participants; and coordinate services with partner training providers and employers.

 

Required Skills/Abilities:
• Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to counsel and coach with skill and success.
• Ability to collaborate and maintain positive working relationships with others.
• Thorough understanding of local, state, and federal agencies and their policies.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
• Extremely organized and meticulous with details.
• Excellent project management skills and ability to prioritize work and resources.
• Ability to meet deadlines.

Education ond Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in related field preferred, or relevant work experience.
• Experience in human services.
• Demonstrated commitment to customer service.
• Experience working with people with disabilities and disadvantaged backgrounds.

Details and Benefits:

• Typical working hours are 8am-4pm, with flexible time available
• 35-hour work week
• 401K Matching
• Health and Dental, and an HRA
• Two weeks' vacation
• Two weeks of sick time
• At least 14 paid holidays

Salary Range: $45,000-50,000

View/Download Full Job Description

To Apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to

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The Workforce Development Board of Herkimer, Madison, and Oneida counties is now accepting resumes for a part-time Project Assistant in Utica, NY!

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Description:


• Project Assistant will devote 100% of their time to specific grant populations depending on the grant requirements.
• Assist Program Directors by providing direct services including program recruitment and retention.
• Facilitate referrals for participants as well as provide mentoring and support.
• Connect individuals with local resources required for clients to meet education and employment goals.
• Secure information such as education, skills and social factors contributing to the client's situation and evaluate their needs.
• Assist clients with resumes, cover letters, job searches and interview preparation.
• Perform routine follow-up with NY SCION clients via phone, email, or in-person appointments, and input noteworthy updates to NY SCION tracking (SmartSheet).
• Utilize America’s One-Stop Operating System (AOSOS) to enroll clients in the American Job Centers across Herkimer, Madison, and Oneida counties.
Requirements:
• Associate’s Degree.
• Experience in office administration, case management, or human services preferred.
• Experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook and Excel.
• Reliable transportation.
Details:
• 25 hours a week on site.
• $20-$25 an hour depending on experience.
• Paid holidays and vacation.

To Apply:

Email cover letter & resume to:

 

 


Equal Opportunity Employer:
• The Workforce Development Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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WKTV 2 “Back to Work” Job Opportunities for July 15–July 19, 2024

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To learn more about these job  opportunities:

For Job Order Numbers that start with "NY" GO HERE and type in the Job Order Number. 

For Job Order Numbers that start with "DF" - Contact your local Working Solutions Career Center

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Monday July 15, 2024 

 

Job Title: Support Services Coordinator                                              City: Utica, NY

                                                                                                         

Full time for a home healthcare service. Duties: Develop and maintain positive relationships with referral sources and key stakeholders. Maintain written documentation of guidelines for the Housing Subsidy and Family Reimbursement programs. Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent. Associate degree in human services or related field. Must have experience working with individuals with disabilities. 

           

Pay: $37,849/year. Benefits.                                                                 Job Order # DF8419385

 

Monday July 15, 2024 

                                                                       

Job Title: City Comptroller                                                                   City: Oneida, NY

 

Full time for a local government office. Duties: Oversee the maintenance of city accounting systems and records and the payment of claims against the city. Requirements: (A) Bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related field plus 3 years’ experience in accounting, auditing, or financial management; OR (B) Associate degree with 5 years’ experience; OR equivalent combination of (A) and (B).

Pay: $70,000 - $80,000/year. Benefits.                                                  Job Order # NY1504883           

 

Tuesday July 16, 2024 

 

Job Title: Groundperson                                                                      City: Oriskany Falls, NY

                                                                                                         

Full time for a building material company. Duties: Responsible for maintaining the plant areas, assisting where necessary in the production process, and assisting with maintenance tasks. Requirements: High school diploma preferred. 1-2 years of general labor and maintenance experience required. Prior experience working in a construction environment highly desired. Must be able to lift 75 pounds.

 

Pay: $18.00/hour. Benefits.                                                                  Job Order # DF8431176

 

 

Tuesday July 16, 2024

 

Job Title: Universal Banker                                                                  City: Rome, NY

Full time for a bank holding company. Duties: Identify customer needs to make needs-based sales and build customer loyalty. Perform general operational duties, including transactions for checking, savings, loans, and other assigned services. Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent. Banking courses are a plus. Cash handling experience preferred. Sales experience preferred.

 

Pay: $18.00 - $25.00/hour. Benefits.                                                     Job Order # DF8429345

 

Wednesday July 17, 2024

Job Title: Sales Floor Associate                                                          City: Ilion, NY

                                                                                                         

Full time for a discount store company. Duties: Responsible for assisting with the complete operations of assigned store, in conjunction with assigned tasks and duties. Assist in the merchandising of the store. Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age. High level of integrity and honesty; will be responsible for handling cash.

Pay: $15.00 - $15.50/hour.                                                                    Job Order # DF8416956

 

 

Wednesday July 17, 2024

 

Job Title: Cook                                                                                    City: Morrisville, NY    

 

Part time for a rehabilitation center. Duties: Monitor and record food temperatures to ensure food safety. Cook meals according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served. Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent preferred. Must possess knowledge of safe food handling procedures.

 

Pay: $19.00/hour.                                                                                 Job Order # NY1504548

 

                                   

Thursday July 18, 2024

 

Job Title: Dietary Aide                                                                         City: Utica, NY

Full time for a nursing home. Duties: Work dish machine. Make sandwiches for tray line. Deliver carts to units. Organize resident tickets. Pour coffee, soups, clean coffee pot. Set up tray line with condiments. Set up juice tray for tray line. Clean counters, all drawers and sweep storeroom. Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent. Experience in food service is a plus.

Pay: $15.00/hour. Benefits.                                                                  Job Order # DF8425337

 

Thursday July 18, 2024

Job Title: Security Guard                                                                     City: Marcy, NY

 

Full time for an electricity generation company. Duties: Control all points of vehicle and personnel access to prevent unauthorized entry through personal interaction or through video monitors or remote gate operation. Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent. Must have 2 years of experience in a related field. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Security Guard License. Valid NYS driver’s license.

Pay: $26.92/hour. Benefits.                                                                  Job Order # DF8430719

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Featured Jobs and upcoming hiring and free learning opportunities

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Mark your calendars for these valuable opportunities!

FEATURED JOBS

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads 07-08-2024

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads 07-09-2024

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads 07-10-2024

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads – 7/11/2024

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads 07-12-2024

JOB FAIRS AND RECRUITMENTS

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

  • The Women’s Employment and Resource Center at 502 Court Street, Suite 234, Utica is offering their August Mental Wellness Vision Board Workshop. The workshop takes place August 1, 2024, from 9:30AM – 12:30 PM. Register today at or call (315) 724-1718 ext. 104. Set your goals for the future! 
  • Struggling to job search in the digital age? Herkimer Working Solutions is hosting free computer training and certification classes from Northstar Digital Literacy.  Learn basic computer skills, internet basics, career search skills, Microsoft Word and Excel and more. They have sessions every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. For more information call (315) 867-1400. 
  • MV Tech Corps Training at MVCC. Get started on a career path in Mechatronics, Welding, Carpentry, Masonry, CNC Machining or HVAC. Earn a tech or trades certificate from MVCC in just eight months. MV Tech Corps provides full tuition and fees at MVCC, as well as last-dollar support for required materials expenses to eligible candidates.  Contact Rachel Maiolo at to find out more. Interested candidates can visit https://www.mvcc.edu/mvtechcorps/ and complete an interest form so you will be contacted when registration for the Fall Semester begins.
  • The Women’s Employment and Resource Center is collaborating with Krystal Curley, Program Outreach Specialist I for the NYS Department of Civil Service for a new workshop, Demystifying Civil Service & NY State Positions. The workshop will take place September 12, 2024, from 9:30AM – 11:30AM at Empowered Pathways, 502 Court Street, Suite 234 in Utica. Register today at or call (315) 724-1718 ext. 104. Learn more here. 
  • Real Life Rosies Bootcamp – A great opportunity for women! Prepare for a career or Registered Apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing. There is no cost to participate. Transportation and childcare are available. $1000 stipend upon completion of the program.  The next training runs July 29-August 15, 2024. The program is offered by MACNY, The Manufacturers Association, Mohawk Valley Community College, and Working Solutions.
  • NYS DOCCS is now hiring experienced officers! Continue your career with advanced placement offers, great benefits, and possibilities for additional compensation. For more information contact
  • Do you need career coaching? Are you unsure of your future career path or need advice on your next steps? Call and make an appointment today for one-on-one career coaching with Stephanie, the Executive Director of the Women’s Employment and Resource Center, at (315) 724-1718 ext. 104. Their office is open Monday – Thursday, 8:30AM – 4:00PM located at 502 Court Street, Suite 234 in Utica. Appointments are available for the month of August. 
  • The Women’s Employment and Resource Center at 502 Court Street, Suite 234, Utica is offering their July Computer Skills Workshop. If you are unemployed, under employed and actively seeking employment, this is a great opportunity to learn Microsoft Excel or update your skills. 

 

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DFAS Hiring Event July 23rd at the Camden Town Hall

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Learn more at Links Below

Current Open Announcements

CONTACT REPRESENTATIVE

Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Department of Defense

Rome, New York

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  • Salary: $36,209 - $51,446 per year (GS 4-5)
  • Permanent • Full-time

Open 07/08/2024 to 09/06/2024.

https://www.usajobs.gov/job/798676700

 

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN

Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Department of Defense

Rome, New York

DFAS - ROME, NY

  • Salary: $39,576 - $53,732 Per Year (GS -5)
  • Permanent • Full-time

 Open 05/13/2024 to 07/15/2024

https://www.usajobs.gov/job/790908900

 ACCOUNTANT

Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Department of Defense

Rome, New York

DFAS - ROME, NY

  • Salary: $39,576 - $98,507 Per Year (GS 5-11)
  • Permanent • Full-time

Open 05/15/2024 to 07/15/2024

https://www.usajobs.gov/job/791403500

 

Learn More/Download the flyer

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NYS Office of Children & Family Services is hiring a Youth Support Specialist (Hourly) In Taberg

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APPLY TODAY!

Go here for details and how to apply.

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The Rippleton Center is hiring a Lead Teacher/Assistant Teacher in Cazenovia

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Job Description: Manage daily operations of classroom, ensure healthy and safe environment, develop appropriate educational procedures based on child needs

 

Anticipated Start Date 07/22/2024

Reference/Security Check?     Yes

Requires a Physical?    Yes

Job is:   Full Time, Part Time

Work Hours       Vary

Normal work days:         Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Overtime?         No

Number of Years of Education Needed?            12 (Highschool Diploma/GED)

Specialized education required?           Lead - CDA/Early Eduation Degree

Years of Experience Required  0

Will you accept related experience?    Yes

Will you accept a trainee?         Yes

Are you interested in On-The-Job Training?       Yes

Is a driver's license required?  Yes

Salary Range    15.50+

Pay Frequency Hourly

Is salary negotiable?    Yes

Health Insurance?         Yes

Dental Insurance?         Yes

Paid Vacation? Yes

Sick Leave?      Yes

Paid Holidays? Yes

Retirement Plan?           Yes

Clothing Allowance?    No

Child Care?       Yes

To Apply:

Contact Torrey Lansing

Address:

3360 Thompson Rd, Cazenovia

Description of products or services :    Childcare Center

Website Address:          www.rippletoncenter.com

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Utica Working Solutions Mini Job Fair July 17, 2024

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PLEASE BRING SEVERAL COPIES OF YOUR RESUME. PROFESSIONAL ATTIRE, PLEASE.

1:00pm – 3:00pm

UTICA WORKING SOLUTIONS

207 Genesee Street, 2nd Floor Utica, NY 13501

Learn More and see a partial list of attening businesses and opportunities.

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DFAS Rome is hiring Full-Time Contact Representatives

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DFAS Rome invites interested and qualified candidates to submit an application for our Full-Time GS-0962-4/5 Contact Representative position.


This announcement opened today, 07/08/2024 and will close 09/06/2024.

Applications accepted for full open period, cut-offs for applicant consideration: 7/19/2024, 8/2/2024, 8/16/2024, 8/30/2024, and 9/6/2024.

 This announcement is open to:

The Public: U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those that own allegiance to the U.S.

For more information please visit:

https://www.usajobs.gov/job/798676700

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Stockdale’s Bar & Grill in Oriskany is looking for a Cook

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APPLY today in person at 103 River St. Oriskany NY 13424 or email 

 

They are hiring experienced kitchen help. Days/evenings Tues-Friday 11am-9pm. Duties include: Prepping, cooking & cleaning. Individuals must be self motivated, reliable & good with time management in a busy kitchen. $20-$24/hr depending on experience.

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Workforce Development Board/Working Solutions Newsletter - July 2024

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Mark your calendars!

Our July newsletter is chock full of new FREE learning and training opportunities to help you along your career path! Plus we've got great new job opportunities, success stories and lots more to tell you about.

READ IT HERE

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WKTV-2 'Back 2 Work' Job Opportunities - July 8, 2024

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To learn more about these job  opportunities:

For Job Order Numbers that start with "NY" GO HERE and type in the Job Order Number. 

For Job Order Numbers that start with "DF" - Contact your local Working Solutions Career Center

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Monday July 8, 2024 

 

Job Title: AVP for Learning and Academic Affairs                               City: Utica, NY

                                                                                                         

Full time for a public institution. Duties: Responsible for setting the standard for intellectual engagement, academic integrity, and accomplishment by providing strategic vision for and operational leadership of the academic unit in conjunction with the VP and co-Assistant VP. Requirements: Master’s degree required. Teaching experience and progressively higher levels of administrative experience required.

           

Pay: $115,500/year. Benefits.                                                               Job Order # NY1504199

 

Monday July 8, 2024 

                                                                       

Job Title: Counselor Aide                                                                    City: Utica, NY

 

Full time for an addiction treatment center. Duties: Assist with screening, intake, orientation, referral, counseling, crisis response, patient education, case management, reporting and record keeping, and consultation. Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent. Valid NYS driver’s license. Customer service and/or human services experience preferred.

Pay: $18.00 - $19.00/hour. Benefits.                                                     Job Order # DF8384559           

 

Tuesday July 9, 2024 

 

Job Title: Lead Teller                                                                           City: Whitestown, NY

                                                                                                         

Full time for a retail banking company. Duties: Act as a resource in identifying and resolving client servicing issues, serve as primary troubleshooter for complex problems and client service needs, and enhance client relationships. Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent. Valid NYS driver’s license. 3+ years of demonstrated client relationship skills. 3+ years of experience in cash handling.

 

Pay: $18.27 - $24.04/hour.                                                                    Job Order # DF8377807

 

 

Tuesday July 9, 2024

 

Job Title: Cook                                                                                    City: New Hartford, NY

Full time for a medical center. Duties: Responsible for all hot food production for meals covered during shift, all baking done in the kitchen, assigning daily cold food production, etc. Requirements: Must have knowledge and ability to prepare quantity foods to preserve nutrients and to prepare foods appealing in appearance and palatable. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

 

Pay: $16.00 - $18.00/hour.                                                                    Job Order # DF8385577

 

Wednesday July 10, 2024

Job Title: Civil Clerk                                                                            City: Herkimer, NY

                                                                                                         

Full time for a county law enforcement. Duties: Responsible for the preparation, distribution and return of legal documents such as summons and complaints, subpoenas, evictions, warrants of civil arrest, order of seizure, family court orders, civil documents issued, etc. Requirements: Associate degree in paralegal studies or related field; OR 2 years of clerical experience in a law office or processing civil documents.

Pay: $35,253/year. Benefits.                                                                 Job Order # NY1504043

 

 

Wednesday July 10, 2024

 

Job Title: Direct Support Professional                                                 City: Oneida, NY         

 

Full time for a family service center. Duties: Provide self-care training and assistance in daily living to individuals with developmental disabilities residing in a group home setting. Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent. Valid NYS driver’s license with 12 months of driving history. Six months to one-year of related experience or training preferred.

 

Pay: $17.70/hour. Benefits.                                                                  Job Order # DF8381167

 

                                   

Thursday July 11, 2024

 

Job Title: Lead Receiving Clerk                                                           City: Vernon, NY

Full time for a casino hotel. Duties: Responsible for properly performing the administrative duties necessary to maintain an accurate accounting of the Warehouse Inventory: receipts, issues, transfers, and spoilage. Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent. Some college courses in accounting or related area preferred. Must be able to lift up to 70 pounds.

 

Pay: $16.00/hour.                                                                                 Job Order # DF8396819

Thursday July 11, 2024

Job Title: Security Officer                                                                    City: Marcy, NY

                                                                                                         

Full time for a manufacturer of wide-bandgap semiconductors. Duties: Observe and report while performing patrols of campus, parking lots, and manufacturing areas; patrols may be conducted on foot and/or with the use of a vehicle. Requirements: Valid NYS driver’s license. Must be capable of running short distances in the event of an emergency.

Pay: $16.00 - $21.40/hour.                                                                   Job Order # DF8386424

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New FREE Learning/Training Opportunities, Hiring Events and Featured Job Opportunities - July 5, 2024

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Welcome to a new month full of opportunities! Explore the list below to find great employment recruitments and events you won’t want to miss:

 

FEATURED JOBS

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads 07-01-2024

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads 07-02-2024

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads 07-03-2024

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads 07-05-2024

 

JOB FAIRS AND RECRUITMENTS

  • 7/7/24 - 7/13/24 – First Student is launching its 2nd annual National Hiring Week campaign from 7/7/24 – 7/13/24. Visit https://workatfirst.com/ to find job opportunities. 
  • 7/8/24 – Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES Career Fair from 3:00PM – 6:00PM at 420 East German Street, Herkimer, Second Floor, Gateway Center. Available positions include school counselor, office assistant, various teaching positions, and more! Apply today using the QR code at link
  • 7/9/24 – DFAS Open House 5:00PM – 7:00PM at the Jervis Public Library. 613 N. Washington Street, Rome, NY. Currently hiring for Accounting Technicians, Contact Representatives, Accountants, and Financial Analysts. Information will be shared on DFAS career opportunities including the application process. Check out the QR code at link
  • 7/15/24 – Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES Career Fair from 3:00PM – 6:00PM at 420 East German Street, Herkimer, Second Floor, Gateway Center. Available positions include school counselor, office assistant, various teaching positions, and more! Apply today using the QR code at link
  • 7/17/24 – In-person Mini Job Fair from 1:00PM – 3:00PM at the Utica Career Center in the State Office Building, 207 Genesee Street, 2nd floor, Utica, NY 13501. Save the date!
  • 7/18/24 – One Day Hiring Event at the Rome Alliance Church, 920 Turin St. Rome, NY, from 11:00AM – 1:00PM. Visit www.romejobfairs.org for more information. 
  • 7/19/24 – In-person Mini Job Fair from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Herkimer Working Solutions Career Center, 320 N. Prospect Street, Herkimer. Save the date!
  • 7/23/24 – Central NY/Mohawk Valley Regional Virtual Career Fair 11:00AM – 2:00PM. Save the date!
  • 7/26/24 – In-person Job Fair at the Oneida County Office Building, 800 Park Ave, Utica from 9:00AM – 12:00PM. All are welcome! For more information see the  flyer oat linkr call (315) 798-3688.

 

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

  • The Women’s Employment and Resource Center at 502 Court Street, Suite 234, Utica is offering their August Mental Wellness Vision Board Workshop. The workshop takes place August 1, 2024, from 9:30AM – 12:30 PM. Register today at or call (315) 724-1718 ext. 104. Set your goals for the future! 
  • Struggling to job search in the digital age? Herkimer Working Solutions is hosting free computer training and certification classes from Northstar Digital Literacy.  Learn basic computer skills, internet basics, career search skills, Microsoft Word and Excel and more. They have sessions every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. For more information call (315) 867-1400. 
  • MV Tech Corps Training at MVCC. Get started on a career path in Mechatronics, Welding, Carpentry, Masonry, CNC Machining or HVAC. Earn a tech or trades certificate from MVCC in just eight months. MV Tech Corps provides full tuition and fees at MVCC, as well as last-dollar support for required materials expenses to eligible candidates.  Contact Rachel Maiolo at to find out more. Interested candidates can visit https://www.mvcc.edu/mvtechcorps/ and complete an interest form so you will be contacted when registration for the Fall Semester begins.
  • The Women’s Employment and Resource Center is collaborating with Krystal Curley, Program Outreach Specialist I for the NYS Department of Civil Service for a new workshop, Demystifying Civil Service & NY State Positions. The workshop will take place September 12, 2024, from 9:30AM – 11:30AM at Empowered Pathways, 502 Court Street, Suite 234 in Utica. Register today at or call (315) 724-1718 ext. 104. ee the the link above and the flyer at this link for more information.
  • Real Life Rosies Bootcamp – A great opportunity for women! Prepare for a career or Registered Apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing. There is no cost to participate. Transportation and childcare are available. $1000 stipend upon completion of the program.  The next training runs July 29-August 15, 2024. The program is offered by MACNY, The Manufacturers Association, Mohawk Valley Community College, and Working Solutions.
  • NYS DOCCS is now hiring experienced officers! Continue your career with advanced placement offers, great benefits, and possibilities for additional compensation. For more information contact . See the flyer attached.
  • Do you need career coaching? Are you unsure of your future career path or need advice on your next steps? Call and make an appointment today for one-on-one career coaching with Stephanie, the Executive Director of the Women’s Employment and Resource Center, at (315) 724-1718 ext. 104. Their office is open Monday – Thursday, 8:30AM – 4:00PM located at 502 Court Street, Suite 234 in Utica. Appointments are available for the month of August
  • The Women’s Employment and Resource Center at 502 Court Street, Suite 234, Utica is offering their July Computer Skills Workshop. If you are unemployed, under employed and actively seeking employment, this is a great opportunity to learn Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel or update your skills. 
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New Opportunities with Herkimer County - July 5, 2024

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See details and how to apply at links:

 

Department of Public Health:

Account Clerk/Typist
Office Manager

Department of Social Services: 

Employment Counselor
Account Clerk
Social Welfare Examiner
Typist
Community Service Aide
Child Protective Services Caseworker

Herkimer County Sheriff’s Department

Civil Clerk

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The Charles T. Sitrin Health Care Center is offering eight full-tuition scholarships for individuals interested in enrolling in the Madison-Oneida BOCES Nursing Aide Training program.

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The Charles T. Sitrin Health Care Center is offering eight full-tuition scholarships for individuals interested in enrolling in the Madison-Oneida BOCES Nursing Aide Training program.

 

 

The 125-hour CNA course includes 95 classroom and skills lab hours plus 30 clinical hours. The scholarships will not only cover tuition, but will also pay for associated costs including books, uniforms, shoes, watch and NYS exam fees. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be guaranteed employment at Sitrin. Individuals who receive the scholarships and complete the training must sign a two-year employment contract with Sitrin.

 

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DFAS is Hiring! You're invited to their Open House on July 9

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5:00PM – 7:00PM at the Jervis Public Library. 613 N. Washington Street, Rome, NY. Currently hiring for Accounting Technicians, Contact Representatives, Accountants, and Financial Analysts. Information will be shared on DFAS career opportunities including the application process.

Current open announcements:

 

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN

Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Department of Defense

Rome, New York

DFAS - ROME, NY

  • Salary: $39,576 - $53,732 Per Year (GS -5)
  • Permanent • Full-time

 Open 05/13/2024 to 07/15/2024

https://www.usajobs.gov/job/790908900

 ACCOUNTANT

Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Department of Defense

Rome, New York

DFAS - ROME, NY

  • Salary: $39,576 - $98,507 Per Year (GS 5-11)
  • Permanent • Full-time

Open 05/15/2024 to 07/15/2024

 

https://www.usajobs.gov/job/791403500

CONTACT REPRESENTATIVE

Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Department of Defense

Rome, New York

DFAS - ROME, NY

  • Salary: $36,209 - $51,446 per year (GS 4-5)
  • Permanent • Full-time

Open To Be Determined 

 

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