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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.

Featured Job Opportunities and Upcoming Events - May 13, 2022

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See who's looking to HIRE YOU!

Job Fairs

The Frankfort-Schuyler Student and Community In -Person Job Fair May 18 from 2:45- 4:00 PM.

Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency’s Job Fair on Monday May 23rd from 1pm-4pm.

The WANTO Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday May 18th from 11 am to 1 pm.

Featured Job Opportunities

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MVCAA Job Fairs - You're Invited!

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Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency (MVCAA) is holding two job fairs: May 23rd in Utica and June 2nd in Oneida.

GIft cards will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis to those who interview and apply at the event!

Must be 18 years or older with a high school diploma.

Available Positions:

  • Teachers
  • Assistant Teachers
  • Cooks
  • Health Manager
  • Program Assistant
  • Coaching Specialist
  • Home Visitor
  • Family Support Specialist

UTICA EVENT: Monday, May 23rd, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at 9882 River Road, Utica, NY 13502

ONEIDA EVENT: Thursday, June 2nd, 1:00pm to 4:00pm at 1122 Northside Shopping Center, Oneida, NY  13421

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Herkimer County Announces Casework Aide Ex

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH CIVIL SERVICE HERKIMER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL

EXAMINATION Open to the Public: CASEWORK AIDE

Date of Examination: July 16, 2022
Filing Deadline:
Applications must be received or postmarked by: June 3, 2022

For more information: 

VIEW THE ANNOUNCEMENT

MORE INFORMATION/APPLICATION

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On-the Spot Hiring Event May 11th

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Giotto Enterprises and First Choice Staffing are hosting an on-the-spot hiring event on Wednesday, May 11th, from 10:00am to1:00pm.

Location: Fiber Instrument Sales

161 Clear Road, Oriskany, NY

Full-time, part-time, Summer, Flex-time and Intership opportunities will be available for:

  • Assembly
  • Machine Operators
  • Customer Service
  • Sales
  • Production Control
  • Shipping/Warehouse
  • Accounting
  • Sheet Metal
  • Powder Coating

 

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Free “Jobs Jump-Start” computer training series in Herkimer!

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Job Seekers: Do you want to build confidence and overcome frustration using your computer in your online job search?

You’re Invited to attend our Free “Jobs Jump-Start” training series!

Monday, May 23-Thursday, May 26th
From 11:00am to 12:30pm each day

Learn new or brush up on BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS, like Word, Email and Zoom!

This training series is a four-day course, 90 minutes per day. Training will be at the Herkimer County - Working Solutions Center: 320 N. Prospect Street, Herkimer, NY.

Space for this valuable opportunity is limited.

If you are interested in attending this class contact Karin Piseck at (315) 867-1400 or email:

LEARN MORE HERE

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Check out the new opportunities in our Apprenticeship Newsletter

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Our May/June Apprenticeship newsletter is here!

Meet our new Women in Apprenticeships and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Project Director Sommer Edwards...And we have grant programs for businesses to help upskill and train your workers to tell you about, PLUS new free learning and training opportunities for women in trades, manufacturing and cybersecurity and lots more...

READ IT HERE

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Our May Newsletter is Here!

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Don't miss this month's Workforce Development Board/Working Solutions Newsletter...

We've got a grant program for businesses to help upskill your workforce to tell you about, plus new hiring events, job opportunities (the Workforce Development Board is hiring!), free training for job seekers, success stories, workforce news and lots more to share with you!

READ IT HERE

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Featured Job Opportunities & Hiring Events - May 2nd

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See who's looking to HIRE YOU this week!

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads - 4/26/2022

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads - 4/27/2022

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads - 4/28/2022

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads - 4/29/2022

Mohawk Valley Regional Virtual Career Fair
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2022
11 AM – 2 PM

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WKTV - 2 “Back to Work” Jobs & Hiring Events for May 2nd

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To learn more about these job opportunities and how to apply, GO HERE and type in the Job Order #.

 

Job Title: Mohawk Valley Virtual Career Fair                                        City: Utica, NY

The Department of Labor will be holding a Virtual Career Fair on Wednesday May 4th from 11 am to 2 pm. More than 40 businesses will be participating. Chat with recruiters from local companies and upload your resume for instant interviews. Tomorrow (Tuesday May 3rd) is preview day so you can check out all the great opportunities. Get the details at WKTV.com.

Visit https://nysdolvirtual5.easyvirtualfair.com                 For more info

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Job Title: Receptionist                                                                         City: Frankfort, NY

 

Full time for a company specializing in precision manufacturing. Duties: Greet clients and visitors with a positive, helpful attitude. Assist with administrative tasks like copying, faxing, taking notes, and answering phones. Requirements: High school diploma and two years or experience as a receptionist or in a related position. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software.

Pay: Based on experience. Benefits.                                                     Job Order # NY1416235

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Job Title: Toolmaker Apprentice                                                          City      Cazenovia, NY

                                                                                                         

Full time for machine controls manufacturer. Duties: Learn to machine parts from prints and repair and maintain injection molds. Participate in hands-on problem solving and basic design work.  Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent. Must have basic math and computer skills along with the ability to learn CAM software.

Pay: Competitive pay. Benefits.                                                            Job Order # NY1415932

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Job Title: Painter                                                                                  City      New Hartford, NY

Full time for a local painting contractor. Duties: Painting interiors and exteriors of both commercial and residential properties. Experienced painters as well as those willing to learn the trade are encouraged to apply. Requirements: Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Drug screen and background check required.

Pay: Based on experience.                                                                   Job Order # NY1416075

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Job Title: Maintenance Helper                                                     City   Sylvan Beach, NY

 

Full time, seasonal position through October for a local amusement park. Duties: Perform buildings and grounds maintenance. Requirements: High school diploma and one year of related experience. Basic knowledge of hand tools, carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical is required.

 

Pay: Negotiable, based on experience.                                                 Job Order # NY1416493

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Job Title: Personal Shopper                                                                 City      Rome NY

Part time for a large retailer. Duties: Walk up to 5 miles each day while fulfilling online customer orders.

Review customer orders, locate and select merchandise on the sales floor and ensure customer orders are filled accurately, Requirements: Good customer service skills and the physical ability to perform the job.

 

Pay: Competitive pay. Benefits                                                             Job Order # NY1416524

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Don't miss the Wolfspeed Hiring Event

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Job Seekers: Don't miss this great opportunity for an instant interview today with Wolfspeed!

 
There are more than 70 positions available at their Marcy facility at all levels of experience.
 
Today: Thursday April 28, 2pm-7pm
 
Where:
Delta by Marriott Utica
200 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502
 
Learn more at link:

https://www.wolfspeed.com/careers/

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Our WANTO grant program has new training opportunies for women

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Our Women in Apprenticeships and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) grant program has new free virtual training opportunities for women who are interested in pursuing a career in IT/Cybersecurity, Manufacturing or Trades.

 

IT-Cybersecurity Pre-Apprenticeship Training

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Pre-apprenticeship training for Trades

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Pre-Apprenticeship Training for Manufacturing

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The WANTO grant training programs are available in Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Onondaga, Otsego, Schoharie, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins counties.

For More Information Contact: Sommer Edwards, WANTO Project Director at Phone: 315.207.6951 x133 or

Non-traditional occupations are occupations where women make up 25% or less of the workforce, including but not limited to: trades, information technology (IT), advanced manufacturing, transportation, public safety, agriculture, and more.

This program is 100% funded by a United States Department of Labor grant administered by the Women’s Bureau and Employment and Training Administration of $716,676.00.

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Featured Job Opportunities and Hiring Events April 22, 2022

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We've got great new opportunities to share with you today. See who's looking to HIRE YOU!

 

Arc Herkimer is hosting a hiring session on April 28th from 4 to 6 pm at 350 S. Washington Street in Herkimer.

Madison County Working Solutions will be holding an in-person job fair on April 26th from 10 am to 12 pm at the White Eagle Conference Center in Hamilton, NY.

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads – 4/19/2022

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads - 4/21/2022

Mohawk Valley (West) Daily Job Leads - 4/22/2022

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WKTV - 2 “Back to Work” Job Orders and Hiring Events for April 25–April 29, 2022

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To learn more about these job opportunities and how to apply, GO HERE and type in the Job Order #.

 

Job Title: Driver                                                                                   City: Utica, NY

 

Full time for a local bus company. Duties: Transport clients to medical appointments. Requirements: Clean CDL with passenger endorsement. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. and negotiate the small confines of vehicle while attaching and detaching a wheelchair securement system.  Six months to one- year CDL driving experience preferred.

Pay: $18.00/hour. Benefits.                                                                   Job Order # NY1415592

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Job Title: Madison County Job Fair                                                      City: Hamilton, NY

 

Madison County Working Solutions is hosting an in-person Job Fair on Tuesday April 26th from 10 am to 12 pm at the White Eagle Conference Center in Hamilton, NY. Companies will be conducting on-the-spot interviews for positions in fields including Manufacturing, Healthcare, Transportation, Administrative, Accounting and more.

Pay: Based on experience. Benefits.                                            For more info call 315-363-2400

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Job Title: Construction Craft Laborers                                                  City      Whitesboro, NY

                                                                                                         

Full time for a laborer’s union. Duties: Perform general construction labor on projects including bridge construction, road work, energy infrastructure, concrete, demolition and more. Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent and the physical ability to meet the requirements of the job.

Pay: $16.22-$33.15 Based on experience. Benefits.                               Job Order # NY1415798

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Job Title: Accounting Clerk                                                                  City      Herkimer, NY

 

Full time for local car dealership. Duties: Run accounting software programs to process business transactions like accounts payable and receivable, disbursements, and receipts. Requirements: High School diploma or the equivalent. An Associate's degree or relevant certification is preferred. Must have proven accounting experience, preferably as an Accounts receivable or Accounts payable clerk.

Pay: Negotiable based on experience. Benefits.                                   Job Order # NY1415662

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Job Title: Assistant Engineer                                                               City      Yorkville, NY

Full time, for a company specializing in custom lighting. Duties: Design lighting fixtures, create shop drawings, assembly instructions, and wiring diagrams, and over-see proper fabrication of project designs. Requirements: Mechanical/electrical engineering degree and knowledge of Solid Works software.

Pay: Based on experience. Benefits.                                            Job Order # NY1403941

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Job Title: Travelling Housekeeper                                                        City      Cazenovia, NY

 

Full time, flexible position. Set your own schedule Monday through Friday evenings.  Duties: Mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, and washing floors, cleaning restrooms, and collecting trash and recyclables. Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent preferred but not required. Must have some cleaning experience. Physical, drug test and background check required.

Pay: Competitive pay.                                                                          Job Order # NY1415673

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Job Title: Summer Youth Counselor                                           City   Wampsville, NY

 

Full time, temporary position for a county agency. Duties: Supervise young people working on Summer Youth Program worksites. Requirements: 60 credit hours of college coursework or a high school diploma and two years of work experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Must have a valid driver’s license.

 

Pay: $18.00/hour.                                                                                 Job Order # NY1415636

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Job Title: Marketing                                                                             City      Frankfort, NY

 

Full time for a camping and outdoor supply distributor. Duties: Work with the custom printing department to prepare orders with customers' logos, create sales flyers, use social media for advertising and conduct digital marketing campaigns using Constant Contact. Requirements: High School diploma or the equivalent preferred. Must have prior marketing experience.

 

Pay: Based on experience. Benefits                                                      Job Order # NY1414842

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Register For the May WANTO Virtual Career Fair!

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The Workforce Development Board's Women in Apprenticeships and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Grant Program is holding a free virtual career fair on Wednesday, May 18th, from 11:00am to 1:00pm!

You're invited!
 
 
 
The WDB/HMO’s WANTO grant helps recruit, train, and retain women in quality pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs, and encourages them to pursue apprenticeships and nontraditional occupations. The program offers a unique opportunity to females who are interested in any nontraditional occupation. A nontraditional occupation is any career in which females make up 25% or less of the workforce, including but not limited to: advanced manufacturing, information technology (IT), public safety, transportation, agriculture, and the trades. By participating in WANTO, women can pave the way for themselves and future generations to be valuable employees in these fields.
 
This program is available in Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Onondaga, Otsego, Schoharie, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins counties.
 

To learn more about the WANTO program and how you can participate, contact Project Manager, Sommer Edwards at 315.207.6951 x133 or

This program is 100% funded by a United States Department of Labor grant administered by the Women’s Bureau and Employment and Training Administration of $716,676.00.

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Career and Job Fair Coming to Madison-Oneida BOCES Utica Access Site!

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Resumes | Banking & Finance Basics | Job Placement Specialists | Interviews

 

WHEN: Thursday, June 9th, 2022 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

WHERE: Madison-Oneida BOCES Utica Access Site 508 Second Street Utica, NY 13501

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

If you’re a business or agency interested in attending this event, please contact Lindsay Donovan at (315)738-7312 or

 

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This Week's Virtual Workshops/Hiring Events and More from NYSDOL Career Center

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Register now for these Great Online Opportunities!

Check out this week's VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS/Chat with an Employment Counselor

  • April 18 -  Using Age to Your Advantage
  • April 18 - Interviewing Techniques
  • April 18 - Time Management
  • April 19 -  Career Assessment & Exploration
  • April 19 - Social Media Featuring LinkedIn
  • April 20 - Civil Service
  • April 20  -  Spanish: Interviewing Techniques
  • April 20 -  Self-Motivation
  • April 20 - An Overview of ACCES-VR Services
  • April 21 - Spanish: Managing Job Loss & Moving On
  • April 21 - Learn New Skills with Coursera
  • April 22 -  Chat with an Employment Counselor

GO HERE to register for workshops and upcoming job fairs!

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We Are Hiring!

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The Workforce Development Board has two great career opportunities in Utica, NY: Business Services Representative and Case Manager.

Business Services Representative

The Business Services Representative is a semi-autonomous position responsible for programmatic and employer related activities. Develops and implements agreed upon business outreach plan to meet business goals. Works within the business services team for the achievement of customer satisfaction and long-term employer relationship goals in line with agency values, mission and vision. Individual accountability and work volume will be established through the development of annual objectives. More details and how to apply at link: https://www.working-solutions.org/news/the-workforce-development-board-is-hiring-a 

  • Benefits 
  • 35 hour work week
  • Two weeks’ vacation
  • 14 paid holidays 

Case Manager 

Case Managers devote 100% of their time to specific grant populations depending on the grant requirements. Assists the Program Director by providing direct services including program recruitment and retention and provides leadership training to participants as well as mentoring and support. Counsels individuals with meeting education and employment goals and with all employment related activities. Secures information such as education, skills and social factors contributing to the client’s situation and evaluates their needs. Assists the client with resumes, cover letters, job searches and interview preparation. Provides on the job support as needed once the individual becomes employed. Compiles records and complete case notes and reports. More details and how to apply at link: https://www.working-solutions.org/careers/the-workforce-development-board-is-looking-for-a-full-time-case-manager-in-utica-ny

  • Benefits 
  • 35 hour work week
  • Two weeks’ vacation
  • 14 paid holidays
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You're Invited to the Madison County Working Solutions Job Fair

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Meet Employers paying up to $85,000 per year!

When: April 26th, 2022, 10:00am to Noon.

Where: White Eagle Conference Center, Hamiton, NY

View Job Openings and Attending Businesses Here

For more information call 315-363-2400.

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Staffworks is hiring for Chobani

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Staffworks in New Hartford is recruiting for positions at Chobani in New Berlin!

$1,000 sign on bonus

  • Pay rate $15.00/hr - $19.00/hr
  • Hiring for Packagers (day and evening shifts available)
  • Quality Technicians (4 shifts available)
  • Forklift Operators and much more!

Apply in person at Staffworks 600 French Rd, New Hartford NY
Or
Call 315-735-5050

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This Week's Virtual Workshops From the NYS Department of Labor

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DYK The Department of Labor Offers FREE workshops every month on various helpful topics?

 

Check out this week's topics and GO HERE to register!

 

April 11
Transferable Skills
SNAP Overview
Understanding the Federal Bonding Program
 
April 12
NYS DOL Resources 101
Veteran Services & Resources
Managing Job Loss & Moving On
 
April 13
Writing Effective Cover Letters
Resume Development
 
April 14
SUNY for All-Online Training Center
Advanced/Skills Based Resume Writing
Job Search Strategies

 

April 15

Chat with an Employment Counselor

 

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News & Updates

See who's looking to HIRE YOU! Job Fairs The Frankfort-Schuyler Student and Community In -Person Job Fair May 18 from 2:45- 4:00 PM. Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency’s Job Fair on Monday May 23rd from 1pm-4pm. The WANTO Virtual Job Fair on Wedne...

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