Job Fairs and Local Job Opportunities

“Things are looking good for job seekers this coming week. The Herkimer Working Solutions In-Person Outdoor Job Fair is coming up on Wednesday August 18th and the Statewide Advanced Manufacturing Virtual Job Fair will go live on Thursday August 19th. Here is some information on those events and some other great local opportunities. You’ll find thousands more jobs available on the NYS Job Bank. We hope you’ll take a look.”

NYS Job Bank:

Herkimer Working Solutions Job Fair
August 18, 2021 from 10 am to 2 pm. Outdoor, In-Person following all current CDC Guidelines.
Rain Date: August 19, 2021
Herkimer College
Wehrum Stadium, 100 Reservoir Road, Herkimer, NY 13350 (Follow the Signs)

17 businesses with over 100 job openings will be conducting on the spot interviews. Many are offering Sign-On Bonuses and new higher pay rates. Don’t miss this great opportunity.

Statewide Advanced Manufacturing Virtual Job Fair
August 19, 2021 from 11 am to 2 pm.

Manufacturers from across the state are participating. There are job openings for Packaging Technicians, Engineers, Cleaners, Assembler, Warehouse Operators, Production Operator, Loader, Machinist, General Mechanic, IT Coordinator, CNC Operator, Quality Technician, Production Line Operator, Customer Service, Staff Accountant, Machine Operator, Marketing/ Sales, Welder, QC Inspector, and more!

Dollar Tree Stores National Hiring Event
August 25-26, 2021 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Dollar Tree, 4583 Commercial Drive Route 5a, New Hartford NY 13413

You’re invited to join us for on-site interviews during our Nationwide Management Hiring Event!
Open positions for Manager and Assistant Manager-full and part time positions
Immediate interviews with our Regional Management Team
For eligible Associates, Dollar Tree offers competitive pay and a full-time benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, profit sharing and discount employee stock purchase program. We also offer tuition reimbursement, educational scholarships, and hardship relief assistance. In addition, we offer DailyPay which allows Associates to instantly transfer their earnings for bills or expenses in between paydays.

Apply online:
If you don’t have time to apply now, stop by and meet us at the Management Hiring Event.
T- Mobile

Field Sales Hometown Expert
Pay: Salary plus commission potential earnings to $50,000/year to start.
Herkimer, NY

Connect in-person with members of your community. Build interest in T-Mobile services and add new consumer and business customers. Personalize the purchase experience with customized solutions, like with voice, tablets, and home internet.
What’s in it for you: Competitive base pay, plus commissions. Benefits for part-time and full-time employees. Medical, dental and vision benefits. Matching 401(k). An annual Employee Stock Grant and a purchase plan for grabbing TMUS stock at a discount. Generous paid time-off programs. Phone service discounts. Education reimbursement. Serious growth potential for your career.
Requirements: At least 18 years of age. Legally authorized to work in the United States.
High School Diploma or GED. 2 years’ sales or customer service experience, preferred.
1 or more years’ wireless experience, preferred. Valid license, a clean driving record and proof of insurance, required. Residence in Herkimer or adjacent communities, required

Apply online:

One Step Ahead Cleaning Service
Commercial Cleaner-PT
$13.50-$15.50 based on experience
Oneida, NY

Part Time, up to 25 hours per week for One Step Ahead Cleaning Service in Oneida, NY.
Days and Hours: Flexible days and hours. Monday through Friday after 5 pm. Up to 5 hours per night. Minimum 3 nights per week.
$200 bonus after 1 month of meeting agreed work requirements and schedule. No heavy-duty responsibilities. Job consists of daily light cleaning and upkeep. Must be able to work independently. Driver’s License preferred.

To apply, call 315-363-4451 to set up an appointment prior to reporting in person or email a resume to

Herkimer County Soil and Water Conservation District
Conservation Aide
Herkimer, NY

The candidate should have a working knowledge of principles and practices of natural resource conservation, working knowledge of agricultural operations and practices, ability to work with maps/aerial photographs. Computer literacy; Must be able to possibly work nights and weekends. Should be mechanically inclined can operate equipment and able to perform manual labor to lift up to 60 lbs. Candidate will have an Associate’s degree in Environmental, Engineering, Agricultural Technology or related field or high school graduate with 2-years of experience in construction, surveying, landscaping, or related field; OR an equivalent combination of training and/or experience. Must have A NYS Driver’s License.

Visit the website for application; Can also forward resume to 5653 St. Rte. 5 Herkimer or email

Acorn Products Corporation
Machine Operator
Ilion, NY

Responsibilities: Operate plastic injection mold machines.
Must be able to: Demonstrate attention to detail & ability to follow defined instructions, processes & procedures. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., stand & operate a machine throughout shift.
Will train. Must pass a criminal background check & drug screening.
This is a full-time position M-F / 8am-4:30 pm. We offer 401K, disability & life insurance. Vacation, holiday & personal.

Apply in person at: 27 Pleasant Ave in Ilion, NY between 8:30am – 4:00 pm. No phone calls please.

Tioga Construction
Survey Manager
Salary and paid time off based on experience.
Based in Herkimer, NY-Travel required.

Tioga Construction has a Survey Manager opportunity for projects in the North Country, Southern Tier, Capitol District, and Central New York. Provides survey control, lines, and grades on heavy civil, highway and bridge projects for public owners such as NYSDOT, Thruway Authority and Counties.
Requirements: 5 years of highway and bridge layout experience. Associate degree in Land Surveying or equivalent. Valid Driver’s License. Technical skill with survey instruments and software including MicroStation and Microsoft Office. Strong communication skills with both corporate and project management. Health insurance and retirement plan.

Apply online at
Email:; Apply direct or by mail: Attn: Keri Carney’333 Gros Blvd, Herkimer, NY 13350; or Call Keri Carney at 315-866-3199.

Millennia Housing Management
Maintenance Technician 1
Utica, NY

Full time at Margaret Knamm Memorial Apartments in Utica. Duties: Coordinating tasks and supplies to prepare vacant units for re-occupancy effectively and helping the maintenance team with special projects. One (1) year minimum of prior experience or related experience. Must have reliable transportation. Must have knowledge of apartment building maintenance and be skilled in minor repairs and hand tool use.

Apply online:

Access Federal Credit Union
NY1382759, NY1382768, NY1386845
FT Teller, PT Teller
Starts at $13.00/hour, more based on experience
Clinton, Rome, and Oneida, NY

Duties: Perform normal teller duties, which involves receiving checks and cash for deposit, verifying amount, examining checks for endorsements, accepting loan and credit card payments. Reference/Security check. Must be bondable. Minimum High School diploma or equivalent. Related customer service experience is a plus but will accept a trainee.

To apply, mail your resume to: Human Resource Dept., ACCESS Federal Credit Union, PO Box 308, Clinton, NY 13323; Email a resume to; Or stop into any of our offices and complete an application.

Customer Service Representative
$16.00 per hour. $16.50 for Bilingual Spanish/English $1000 Sign-on Bonus
Remote work after training is completed.

The Customer Service Representative is responsible for answering inquiries from Marketplace individual consumers including but not limited to general information as well as assisting individuals and families in applying for health care coverage through the Marketplace
Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent
Background & Experience Required: 0 to 1 years of experience; Strong data entry and telephone skills.
Previous experience with computers, phone systems, and headsets preferred; Previous experience in customer service preferred

Apply online:

LIUNA (Laborer’s Local #190)
Construction Craft Laborers
Building Laborers: $16.22 /hour for a first-year apprentice, to $24.95/hour at the journeyman level.
Heavy Highway Laborers: $21.55 /hour for a first-year apprentice, to $33.15/ hour at the journeyman level. Foremen make $3.00 over rate on building projects and $2.50 over rate on heavy highway projects.

There are positions available in general construction, bridge construction, road work, mason tending, energy infrastructure, concrete building, excavation, new tunnel construction, demolition, asbestos/hazmat, material processing work, and subway rehabilitation.
The normal work week is 7am – 3:30pm Monday – Friday, with overtime and weekend work available.
Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage after working 1,000 hours, pension plan, annuity fund, life insurance, and free training to all members.

To apply, go to or text “Jobs” to 345-345!

Family Dollar Distribution Center
Warehouse Associates-Full and Part Time
Earn up to $25.75 per hour. EXTRA $2.00 an hour for every hour worked through Sept 4th
Rome, NY

Available Shifts:
*1st Shift: Monday to Friday, 5:00am to 3:30pm (Limited Openings)
*2nd Shift: Monday to Friday, 4:00 pm t0 2:30am
FREE health care premiums for full-time associates. Part Time Opportunities with flexible schedules available. Additional benefits: dental, vision, 401(k), annual merit increases, etc. and more!
If you want to join one of the most successful, stable companies in the United States and are interested in an excellent opportunity in our warehouse/distribution center, please follow these easy steps:

Apply online at and enter job requisition number BRBR.
Visit our booth at the Herkimer Working Solutions Job Fair August 18th.

Bennett Law Firm
Paralegal/Legal Assistant-Part Time
Pay based on experience.
Herkimer, NY

Experience with Family Court and Matrimonial Matters a must. Experience with Legal billing a plus. Minimum Associates Degree and/or 3 years of Law Office experience required.
Flexible hours available. Potentially leading to a full-time position. Reference check required.

To apply, Email resume to or mail a resume to The Bennett Law Firm, 123 Court Street, Herkimer, NY 13350 Attn: Sheila.

American Dining Creations
NY1387099, NY1387097, NY1387092, NY1387080
Prep Cook, Grill Cook, Cashier, Dish Room Utility Worker
Grill Cook pays $15.00/hour
Herkimer College, Herkimer, NY

Weekly pay. Flexible hours and shifts, balanced work life. 6 paid holidays and accrued vacation/PTO. Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision insurance coverage. 401K with company match. Free employee meal and beverage during your shift. Cash Referral Bonus Program for bringing new hires to the team. Annual flu-shots offered. Employee Assistance Program. Excellent advancement opportunities as we grow nationwide.

Apply online at Or visit our booth at the Herkimer Working Solutions Job Fair August 18th.

Price Chopper
NY1387179, NY1387183, NY1387187, NY1387217
Bakery Assistant Manager, Assistant Night Manager, Customer Service Manager
Pay : $14-$25/hour depending on position and experience.
Genesee Street, Utica, NY, and East Utica

When You Work at Price Chopper/Market 32 – You Take Care of Business and We Are Committed to Taking Care of You. Whether that means offering tuition reimbursement and scholarships for continuing education, providing specialized training and career advancement programs, or helping with retirement by offering 401(k) and pension plans – we will support not only your needs – but your dreams.
We also offer a teammate wellness program, your birthday off, internal job fairs, the opportunity to buy additional vacation time and flexible schedules that deliver the all-important Work/Life balance. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age. Ability to manage others and demonstrate follow-through to achieve desired results and objectives. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Satisfactory performance reviews. Basic computer skills. Strong communication skills. High School Degree or equivalent. 6-12 months of related experience.

Apply online:

Madison County
Public Information Specialist
Application Deadline: 8/25/21
Wampsville, NY

Madison County seeks a full time Public Information Specialist responsible for assisting the Public Information Officer in duties related to the public information activities of the County. The work requires the ability to effectively communicate through a variety of means particularly including the broadcast media and the printed and spoken word.
A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree, or higher, in Communications, Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Public Relations, English; OR B. Completion of two years of study (at least 60 college credit hours) in a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with major coursework in Communications, Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Public Relations, English, or a closely related field AND two (2) years of full-time paid, or its part-time equivalent, experience in a position with substantial public information responsibility; or C. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

Position is contingent on passing a Civil Service Exam.

Interested applicants should apply at