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GS-7 Claims Specialist (CS) in the Binghamton, Gloversville, Greece, Hudson, Niagara Falls, Queensbury, Schenectady, Syracuse and Troy, New York Social Security Field Offices

A CS GS-7 is a public contact position that requires good written and oral communication, good interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills, and good comprehension. A CS interviews applicants for benefits, determines a claimant’s initial eligibility for Social Security benefits, analyzes evidence that will help make a determination, obtains, clarifies, and verifies data used to analyze claims and make benefit decisions.

A CS GS-7 starting salary is $41,365 and the minimum requirements are listed on the “2019 SSA Claims Specialist” document linked below. In addition, the minimum qualification requirements include passing the Meet-and-Deal Panel Interview.

Click here to see the Claims Specialist information!

GS-5 Customer Service Representatives (CSR) in the Albany, Utica and Watertown, New York Social Security Field Offices

A CSR GS-5 is a public contact position that requires good written and oral communication, good interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills, and good comprehension. A CSR assists the public by answering a wide variety of questions, conducts interviews, investigates situations, and resolves issues. They make determinations that affect a claimant’s ongoing eligibility for Social Security benefits, analyze claimant’s benefit payment history, and obtains information.

A CSR GS-5 starting salary is $33,394 and the minimum requirements are listed on the “2019 SSA Customer Service Representative” document linked below. In addition, the minimum qualification requirements include passing the Meet-and-Deal Panel Interview.

Click here to see the Customer Service Representative information!


Create your account and profile on, the Federal Government’s official job site, and indicate your interest in various federal agencies and locations. When a public vacancy opens in an area in which you have indicated interest, you will receive notification and you can apply through Review the attached “USAJOBS Federal Careers” document for more instructions.


Sometimes SSA is given special hiring authority which allows us to hire veterans who qualify under the Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) Authority. In addition to meeting the eligibility criteria described in the Special Appointing Authorities for Veterans section of the Veterans’ Services Guide, the minimum qualification requirements includes passing a Meet-and-Deal panel interview. Veterans who do not qualify under the VRA Authority are encouraged to create an account on, the Federal Government’s Official Jobs Site, for the most current and up to date job openings in the Social Security Administration.

The Claims Specialist (CS) GS-7 and Customer Service Representatives (CSR) GS-5 requirements are listed above. In addition, the minimum qualification requirements include passing the Meet-and-Deal Panel Interview.

If a veteran qualifies under the VRA and is interested in employment with Social Security, they may submit their resume, all college transcripts and DD-214 Member Copy 4 in one of three ways:

  1. Email to:
  2. Ground mail to: Social Security Administration, Suite 119, 11A Clinton Ave., Albany, NY 12207, Attn: VRA
  3. Fax to: (518) 431-4099

Please feel free to submit resume, college transcripts and DD-214 Member Copy-4 at any time. When we find out we have special hiring authority to hire under the VRA, things move very fast. If we already have your information on file and we know you qualify under the VRA, then we can call you immediately and invite you to interview as soon as we find out we are hiring.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. For more information about careers with the Social Security Administration, please visit

SSA Employment Policy

The Social Security Administration is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation or parental status.

Reasonable Accommodations

The Social Security Administration provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodations or if you have any questions, email


Lowe’s National Day of Hiring: February 13, 2019

Lowe’s will be having their National Day of Hiring on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. They will be conducting on the spot interviews all day at all of their Mohawk Valley locations:

  • 1200 Lowes Drive, Oneida
  • 1230 Erie Boulevard W. , Rome
  • 4699 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford
  • 710 Horatio Street, Utica
  • 182 Lowes Boulevard, Herkimer

To find out more information on the event, visit:

Benefits of Opening Your Own Child Care

There is a great need for child care options. If you have an interest in becoming a provider, please check out the flyer below for more information!

WKTV “Back to Work” Job Orders for February 11 – February 15, 2019

Monday February 11, 2019

 Job Title: LPN and HHA Job Fair                      City: Clinton, NY          

Two long term care facilities are teaming up to hold a job fair for LPNs and Home Health Aides.

They will be conducting on the spot interviews today, Monday February 11th from 9am to 11 am and again from 3pm to 7 pm at Lutheran Home Cottages, 114 Utica Road Clinton. Current New York State Licensure or Certification required.

 Pay: Varies depending on the position             Job Order #      NY1290524

 Monday February 11, 2019

Job Title: Greens Keeper                                  City: Little Falls, NY                         

Part time job starting in April and running through the summer for a local golf and country club. Duties: Cut grass, operate weed eater, work up sand traps and operate mowers. Requirements: Must be available 6 am to 11 am Monday through Friday and some Saturdays. Some experience preferred.

Pay: $11.10 per hour                                        Job Order # NY1290265    


Tuesday February 12, 2019

Job Title: National Day of Hiring                   City: Oneida, Rome, Utica, and Herkimer                         

A local home improvement center will be hiring full time, part time and seasonal staff at their locations throughout the Mohawk Valley on Wednesday February 13th all day. On the spot interviews will be conducted for Assemblers, Cashiers, Sales Floor Associates, Loaders, Stockers and more.

Pay: Varies depending on the position Job Order #      DE5778291

 Tuesday February 12, 2019

Job Title: Commercial Cleaner                         City: Frankfort, NY                         

Full time for a commercial bakery. Duties: Clean, mop, disinfect, sweep and vacuum to food grade specifications. Requirements: Must be physically able to lift 75 pounds, bend, reach, and stand throughout the shift. High school diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license, reference/security check, physical, drug test, and at least two years’ experience with commercial cleaning equipment required

 Pay: Starts at $12 per hour                               Job Order # NY1289051

Wednesday February 13, 2019

Job Title: Inspection Supervisor                         City: Utica, NY   

 Full time for a local manufacturer. Duties: Supervise inspection employees. Inspect parts to meet production standards and customer specifications. Requirements: High School diploma or the equivalent preferred.  Must have Inspection experience, preferably in a manufacturing setting. Must have high attention to detail, ability to lift up to 35 lbs. and knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Pay: $15-$18 per hour                                       Job Order # NY1290329 

Wednesday February 13, 2019

Job Title: Entry Level Computer Engineer          City: Utica, NY                         

 Full time for a small, research-oriented engineering firm. Duties: Perform a variety of roles including computer system architecture design and development, software development and technical support. Requirements: Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering, computer software design and development experience, and the ability to obtain a security clearance.

Pay: Not specified                                            Job Order # DE5970471                                 

Thursday February 14, 2019

Job Title: Painters                                            City: Rome, NY                         

Full time positions for a commercial painting company. Business provides interior and exterior painting on commercial buildings. Requirements: Must have at least 1 year of experience with commercial painting, a valid driver’s license and own transportation to assigned worksites. Must be able to work at a fast pace. Checkable references required.  OSHA 10 Hour certification would be a plus.

Pay: $11.10-$16 per hour DOE                                      Job Order # NY1290417                              

Thursday February 14, 2019

Job Title: Payroll Specialist                   City: Rome, NY                         


Full time for a local software company focused on cybersecurity.  Duties: Ensure that payroll is accurately processed on time and provide employee support and guidance on a variety of payroll topics.

Requirements: Associates Degree and 1 to 2 years of work experience in a payroll or accounting office. Experience with Paychex payroll system and Deltek timekeeping systems preferred.

Pay: Not specified                                            Job Order # DE5970524 


Friday February 15, 2019

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager                     City: Munnsville/Sherrill, NY                

Full time for a local small engine manufacturer. Duties: Lead complex projects and create supply plans that ensure availability of service parts and products. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Operations Management, or a related field and a minimum of seven years of experience in a continuous supply chain within a high-volume manufacturing environment.

Pay: Not specified                                            Job Order # DE5988405

Friday February 15, 2019

Job Title: Direct Support Professional                City: Oneida, NY      

Full time and part time positions available with a local human services agency in their Residential program. Duties:  Provide self-care training, therapeutic treatments, and daily living assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities. Requirements: High School diploma or the equivalent; a valid New York State driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

Pay: $11.75 per hour                                        Job Order # NY1288118

WKTV “Back to Work” Job Orders for February 4 – February 8, 2018

Monday February 4, 2019

Job Title: Recruitment                                     City: Wampsville, NY                         

Representatives from a local human services agency will be at the Madison County Career Center, 133 N. Court St. Wampsville, on Tuesday, February 5th from 11am-1pm recruiting and conducting interviews for various positions including Direct Support Professionals, RN’s, Program Coordinators, Warehouse Workers and more.  Interested candidates should call 315-363-2400 to schedule an interview.

Pay: varies                                                        Job Order # NY1288118                                                     

 Monday February 4, 2019

Job Title: Pre-screening Hiring Event               City: Rome, NY                         

A local store will be holding a Pre-screening Hiring Event on Tuesday February 5th from 4pm to 6pm at their location, 5815 Rome Taberg Road, Rome.   They are hiring for the following positions: CAP 1 Stockers, CAP 2 Stockers, Cashiers, Cart Pushers and Auto Care Center Service Technicians.  Apply online ahead of time at

 Pay: varies                                                       Job Order # NY1289852   


Tuesday February 5, 2019

Job Title: Multiple Openings                            City: Utica, NY                         

A local restaurant/bar is hiring Cooks, Bartenders and Wait Staff for the upcoming season.  Both full and part time positions.  Experienced preferred but trainees accepted.  Pay will be discussed at interview and it depends on experience.

 Pay: varies                                                       Job Order # NY1289604


 Tuesday February 5, 2019

 Job Title: Heavy Equipment Mechanic                City: Utica, NY      

This position exists in the County Public Works Department and involves the repair and maintenance of a variety of heavy and/or automotive equipment, requiring a thorough knowledge of the trade.  Requirements: 2 years experience as a skilled automotive mechanic, which shall have involved repairs and maintenance of heavy automotive equipment, or experience of a similar nature. Heavy automotive equipment refers to dump trucks, graders, bulldozers, rollers, shovels, cranes, tractors, snow loaders, etc.

 Pay: $32,269                                                     Job Order # NY1289846


Wednesday February 6, 2019

Job Title: Airport Maintenance Worker            City: Utica, NY                         

Summary: performs a variety of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled tasks related to airfield operations, and facilities and ground maintenance.  Such tasks include, but are not limited to: Security patrols; Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) duties; snow removal operations; Foreign Object Debris (FOD) control/removal operations; control of vegetation and wildlife; and, the maintenance of airport infrastructure, such as pavements, storm water drainage structures, and buildings and hangars.

 Pay: $28,372                                                     Job Order # NY1289845           

Wednesday February 6, 2019

Job Title: Personal Care Aides                       City: Rome, NY      

Personal Care Aides (PCA, CNA, HHA A Plus!) Full-Time and Part-Time Positions available in Utica, Herkimer, Little Falls, Sylvan Beach and the surrounding area. Duties: provide assistance, training and supervision with daily living skills/tasks, personal hygiene, dressing meal preparation, light household tasks, socialization, etc. Paid PCA Training offered weekdays 8:30am-4:30pm with paid orientation.

Pay: $11.10/hr                                                   Job Order # NY1289016                

Thursday February 7, 2019

Job Title: School to Work Coordinator                City: Utica, NY     

Summary: Provide services to students with disabilities to improve their outcomes after high school and assist with a positive transition from high school to adult life. Such services may include but are not limited to: developing plans for work life skills training and experiences based on the students Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and personal goals.  Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with one year or an Associate’s degree with two years of experience.  Must have a valid NYS driver’s license.

Pay: not specified                                             Job Order # NY1290013

Thursday February 7, 2019

Job Title: CNA                                                    City: Morrisville, NY      

Free Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program Classes starting March 4th 2019.  If selected to take the program, students will be paid an hourly rate, provided all class materials and testing for free. Upon completion of the course, all successful candidates will fill available full time 3pm-11pm and 11pm-7am shift positions.  Our organization offers competitive wage and benefit packages including paid holidays, vacations, sick, personal time, health, dental, life insurance, 403b and base retirement benefits.

Pay: not specified                                             Job Order # NY1289610

Friday February 8, 2019

Job Title: Cashier                                             City: Oneida, NY                         

Summary: responsible for answering phones and running cash register.  Candidates must possess a pleasant phone demeanor.  The selected candidate must be able to sit for long periods of time and be able to accurately count monies to provide correct change to customers.  Prior customer service experience is preferred.   Ability to multi task is essential.

Pay: not specified                                             Job Order # NY1289787


Friday February 8, 2019

Job Title: CNC Mill Operator                               City: Cazenovia, NY      

Summary: responsible for the operation and set up of the KIWA, Doosan and Fidel machines.  The selected candidate would operate 2-3 machines per shift, depending on business needs.  The candidate would set up each new job; duties include kitting of tooling, replacing inserts and methodical disassembly of any prior jobs.  Must possess a minimum of two years experience producing parts on a CNC machine.

 Pay: not specified                                             Job Order # NY1289839        

NYS Department of Transportation CDL Training

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is partnering with workforce development programs and Commercial Driver License (CDL) schools to provide free CDL training.