CDL Training and Recruitment

The Dept. of Labor, Workforce Development Board, Sage Truck Driving School and Schneider National have teamed up for a CDL A  Driver and Driver Trainee Recruitment. This is a fantastic opportunity that may not come around again for a while. If you are considering getting a CDL A or CDL B Drivers license you should attend one of the information sessions happening on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 10 am OR at 12 pm.  Drivers who already have a CDLA can meet with a representative from Schneider National for an on-the- spot interview for a Designated Driver position for the Tractor Supply Distribution Center in Frankfort, NY.  


If you have ever considered a career as a professional CDL A Driver, don’t miss this opportunity.

SAGE Technical Services and MVCC offer students the chance to drive the BIG rigs and earn BIG bucks! Successful graduates earn first-year incomes of more than $45,000-$55,000.  Training can be completed in typically four to six weeks at MVCC’s Rome Campus. Or upgrade a CDL License from a B to an A using course time. Basic, advanced, and refresher courses are offered with new classes beginning every two to three weeks throughout the year.


Sage Truck Driving School will hold Informational Sessions at 10 am and at 12 pm on Friday April 26, 2019 at Utica Working Solutions Career Center, 207 Genesee Street,2nd Floor,  Utica, NY.

 A Representative of Herkimer/Madison/Oneida Workforce Development Board will be there to assist potential trainees in determining eligibility for available training funds and to guide them through the application process.

To find out more about this event, contact Ellen Bennett–; 315-793-5344.


A representative of Schneider National will be recruiting CDL A Dedicated Drivers for the Tractor Supply Distribution Center in Frankfort on Friday April 26th from 10 am to 2 pm at Utica Working Solutions Career Center, 207 Genesee Street, 2nd Floor.  All Class A CDL Holders are eligible to apply. Must live within 75 miles of Frankfort, NY.

Why Schneider? 

This Dedicated truck driver position features weekly time at home, up to $65,000 per year* and a predictable work schedule. Dedicated truckers will haul multi stop, no-touch freight for our customer Tractor Supply Company, and benefit from consistent miles with a primary travel area of the Northeast.

$7,500 sign-on bonus for experienced drivers.

$5,000 sign-on bonus for inexperienced drivers.

Benefits include: Medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending options,401(k)with company match and many more!

For immediate consideration, apply online at Then drop by for an on the  spot interview.

Visa Clerk needed in Clinton

Visa Clerk

Full Time opening for Access Federal Credit Union in Clinton.


  • Clerical position to create and file maintenance VISA accounts.
  • Process payments, cash advances and adjustments.
  • Act as liaison between Credit Union and VISA vendor to troubleshoot and correct problems.

Requires organizational skills, attention to detail and good communication skills.  Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent.  Reference/Security check.Interested applicants to email a resume to

Opportunities with Advance Auto Parts

Position: Driver/Sales. Part Time, Entry -level sales position for Advance Auto Parts in Yorkville, NY.

Must be capable of supporting the DIY business and achieve our sales and service objectives. The role has good knowledge of store systems, basic automotive system knowledge and basic part knowledge. The role has the basic ability to source from stores, hubs, pdq, and external suppliers. The role has in-depth knowledge of the store inventory and maintenance processes. Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid NY State Driver’s license and acceptable Motor Vehicle Report from DMV. Background check and drug test required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent selling experience for DIY customer visits and phone calls.
  • Achieve personal sales goal and help store achieve its sales goals.
  • Provide DIY services including battery installation, testing, wiper installs, etc.
  • Maintain store product and operational standards.
  • Responsible for inventory processes including truck put away, shoot outs, cycle counts, Back stock, etc.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Store Cleanliness including floors, bathrooms, facing, dusting, parking lot.
  • General stocking including truck stocking and back stock.
  • Safely deliver parts to customers  as needed.

Success Factors:

  • Basic driving and navigation ability.
  • Ability to use delivery board system.
  • Friendly communication.
  • Ability to locate and stock parts.
  • Safety knowledge and skills.
  • Operating inventory systems and store equipment.
  • Parts and automotive system knowledge skills.
  • Operating POS and Parts lookup systems.
  • Expert at testing and diagnostic equipment for DIY service.

Essential Job Skills Necessary for Success as a Salesperson:

  • Speak and write English (Spanish a plus); communicate effectively and build strong relationships with customers, peers and management.
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, parts catalogs, and procedure manuals.
  • Use basic math accurately: add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to work an assortment of days, evenings, and weekends as needed.

Prior Experience that Sets a Salesperson up for Success:

2-3 years of successful sales experience in a diverse retail environment, providing superior customer experiences.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will predominantly be walking or standing. The employee is required to be able to talk and hear, and use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100.

Apply online at

Entry-level Construction Positions

POSITION: Construction- General Production Worker.

Full time for Titan Homes/Champion Home Builders in Sangerfield, NY.

DAYS AND HOURS: Monday through Friday from 7 am – 3:30 pm or 6 am – 2:30 pm.

SUMMARY: Under General supervision, work on the production line to build manufactured housing, as part of a team, and perform quality work at a fast moving and consistent manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Performs all manual labor in the area to which assigned.
  • Keeps area neat and clean.
  • Read and use a tape measure
  • Read blue prints and orders
  • Communicate well with coworkers
  • Use hand tools, air tools, and electrical tools
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Must have a strong work ethic.
  • Must have the ability to work quickly and methodically.
  • Must understand safety procedures.
  • Must have good teamwork skills.
  • Must live the Champion Operating Principles.


  • High school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience in manufacturing/modular housing desired.
  • Physical and drug test required. Willing to train the right candidates.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

TO APPLY: Candidates may email a resume to

Champion Home Builders is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Food Truck Workers Needed

Food Truck Workers

Are you sick of working inside the same kitchen? Would you prefer to work as a Chef/Cook and manage people in the great outdoors?

How would you like to operate/manage two food trailers while working at antique shows, music festivals, motorcycle events, stock-car races, tractor pulls, weddings and private parties, etc.?

Stockyard BBQ/Mont-USA Ventures is seeking full and part time workers.

The selected candidate would be required to cook on flat top grills, operate fryers and attend to and operate BBQ smokers at the venue. In addition, the candidate would be responsible for prepping food, cleaning and providing excellent customer service as well as all other aspects of running a successful kitchen.

Selected candidates must provide reference checks and a background check will be conducted. Candidates do not need a driver’s license, however, they must be able to get to the work location. Once the candidate is at the work site, if the candidate chooses they can stay at the company provided lodging. Food is provided to all staff.

Candidates must be able to lift. Must possess a willingness to learn; will train the right candidate. Must possess a good attitude and positive customer relations.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends. Candidates can work from April thru November; ability to accommodate schedules is an option.

Salary will be based upon experience.

Interested candidates should apply via email to

Retread Shop Trainee

Retread Shop Trainee

Full time for a state-of-the-art retread shop in Rome, NY. Operate equipment to retread truck tires. Perform other duties as assigned. No experience necessary, but tire shop experience would be a plus. Must be able to read instructional manuals and have some mechanical ability.  Must be dependable.  Valid NYS driver license required.  Minimal heavy lifting required. Must have references. Full-time position,Monday-Friday, days. $11.10 to $15 hour, negotiable, based on skills/experience.  Benefits to be discussed.

Candidate to apply only in person to Pat’s Tire Service, Inc., 501 Erie Blvd West, Rome, NY.

NO phone calls to employer.

Drivers Needed CDL A or CDL B for Herkimer County Highway Department

Herkimer County needs to hire drivers and equipment operators for their road crews. Applicants should apply by April 1st.

Motor Equipment Operator, The Herkimer County Highway Department is now accepting applications for

Full-Time Seasonal (April-November)

Motor Equipment Operators (Truck Drivers).

Normal working hours are 7:30 am-4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Must possess a valid NYS CDL A or B license. Physical exam and drug test required. Benefits available: Paid Holidays, NYS Retirement, Deferred Compensation, and Health Insurance. Salary Range: $14.18 to $17.00 per hour. GENERAL STATEMENT OF

DUTIES: Operates one or more types of automotive equipment and performs a variety of manual tasks in connection with such operation; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This work involves responsibility for the safe and efficient operation and care of moderately complex motor equipment in the performance of assigned tasks. An employee in this class is also required to perform recurring manual duties related to the operation of the equipment and road maintenance work. Employees in this class may also be responsible for performing a variety of semi-skilled automotive repair work. The work is usually performed under close supervision.

EXAMPLES OF WORK (Illustrative only): Operates a truck in connection with the hauling of material for road construction and repair; Operates a truck to transport workmen, tools and other equipment; Operates a snow plow or related snow removal equipment; Performs semi-skilled mechanical repairs on automotive equipment; On assignment, operates bulldozer, grader, power shovel or other heavy automotive equipment; Services assigned vehicle and maintains it in clean condition; Loads and unloads trucks; Performs a variety of simple manual tasks, such as cleaning culverts, shoveling, painting, and a variety of tasks related to road maintenance work; Acts as flagman on highway maintenance or construction projects.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good knowledge of the operation of trucks, tractors, and other types of automotive equipment; ability to understand and carry out simple oral and written instructions; mechanical aptitude; dependable; good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: One year of experience in the operation of automotive equipment; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid New York State commercial driver’s license (CDL) at the time of appointment. Candidate to apply in-person from 2/6/2019-4/1/2019 to complete a company application: Herkimer County Highway Department, 313 Third Ave, Herkimer, NY 13350

Maintenance Worker Wanted Full Time

Catholic Charities in Utica is looking for a full time Maintenance Worker.

Description: Will be responsible for the general maintenance and upkeep of multiple buildings. Duties include: Performing or coordinating masonry work, woodwork, and furnishing of buildings. Procuring materials, tools, equipment and supplies at the lowest cost. Inspecting completed work for conformance to specifications. Suggesting changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crews. Analyzing and resolving maintenance problems. Enforcing safety regulations. Scheduling preventative maintenance work on properties and vehicles. Coordinating maintenance activities with agency staff, subcontractors and vendors. Maintaining supply inventory. Maintaining a maintenance workshop with necessary materials and equipment. Maintaining inventory control of all tangible property. Assisting with general housekeeping of agency offices, buildings and grounds. Assist in set up of all luncheons and conferences.

Requirements: Must be 21 years of age or older with a High School diploma or the equivalent.

Candidate must have training in plumbing, electrical and/or carpentry and three to five years of  related maintenance experience. A clean, valid NY State driver’s license is required. Must be able to lift up to 75lbs,  be on-call for emergencies, and have good interpersonal skills and analytical judgment.

To apply, mail or email a resume to:

Mr. Mike Palmer (Chief Human Resources Officer)

1408 Genesee St

Utica, NY 13502