September Open Interviews at Various Lowe’s Locations!

Lowe’s will be holding a special hiring event EVERY Wednesday and Friday in September from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Participating stores include: Utica, Auburn, Watertown, Rome, Potsdam, Oneida, Syracuse, Ogdensburg, Camillus, New Hartford, Cicero, and Herkimer! Interested applicants can apply in-store, on your phone, or online at!

NEW MVCC Healthcare Career Boot Camp

If you’re thinking about a career in the healthcare field, MVCC is offering a NEW Healthcare Career Boot Camp starting on October 1st. This boot camp is the first step leading to patient care and information systems careers. Topics include barrier precaution and infection control, medical terminology, CPR, BLS, and AED, workplace success, aging, and gerontology. SUNY grant funding available. Possible articulation for college credit. Register here:

FREE Income Tax Classes

Puma Accounting in Rome is offering tax classes with the opportunity to be hired after the class is completed. Seats are limited so be sure to sign up today by calling 315-336-8226!

Madison County Job Fair – October 2, 2019

There will be a job fair happening on Wednesday, October 2nd from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Madison County Career Center. Several employers will be in attendance with some great opportunities! If you’re interested in attending please call the career center at 315-363-2400 to sign up.

Scams & Elder Abuse Presentation – October 1, 2019

Herkimer County Office for the Aging/NY Connects and Law Enforcement will be providing a presentation on Scams & Elder Abuse on Tuesday, October 1st at 2:00 pm at Galinsky Apartments in Herkimer. See the flyer below for more information.

Arc Herkimer FREE Training Workshops

The Arc Herkimer has some FREE upcoming training workshops happening in the next couple of months. The first will be a Life Skills for Transitioning Adults on Saturday, October 26th. The second workshop will cover Personal Technology Supports, which will be held on Wednesday, November 13th and Thursday, November 14th. See the flyers for more information and be sure to save the dates!

WKTV “Back to Work” Job Orders for September 16 – September 20, 2019

Monday September 16, 2019

Job Title: Class B CDL Drivers                          City: Oneida, NY                         

A local construction company has an opening for a full time Class B CDL Driver. The Driver would be responsible for hauling debris from job site to the landfill and assisting with other site work.  In addition, the candidate would occasionally haul for other stone quarries as needed. The selected candidate would need to work from Monday-Friday; 7am-3:30 pm with possible overtime as needed.

Pay: varies                                                                   Job Order # NY1314572                                     

 Monday September 16, 2019

Job Title: Job Fair                                                                     City: New Hartford, NY                                                                           

There will be a Job Fair in center court at the Sangertown Square Mall in New Hartford on Tuesday, September 17th from 11am-2pm.  Over 20 businesses will be on hand accepting resumes and conducting interviews.  If you are looking for a new career in the fields of carpentry, human services, insurance, retail, security, healthcare, or customer service, then check it out.  Professional attire is encouraged.

Pay: varies                                                                  Job Order # NY1309542           

Tuesday September 17, 2019

Job Title: Janitor/Doorman                                          City: Oneida, NY                         

Summary: maintain the buildings and the grounds.  Duties will include maintaining the buildings, warehouse and fences at the Recycling Center.  In addition, will clean bathrooms, offices and break rooms.  The candidate will also direct trucks safely around the facility, inspect all loads and complete all necessary paperwork.  On a regular basis, the candidate will monitor all exit doors, lights and fire extinguishers to ensure safety at the facility. 

Pay: not specified                                                       Job Order # NY1314918        

 Tuesday September 17, 2019                                                                                                                       

Job Title: Senior Confidential Investigator                     City: Utica,  NY      

This is specialized investigative work involving the investigation of alleged crimes, interviewing victims of alleged crimes and witnesses, and gathering evidence in connection with defense or prosecution of suspects.  Unusual judgment is required in making decisions concerning the pursuance of investigative activities in relationship to such alleged crimes.  The incumbent performs related work as required.

Pay: $47,780/year                                                         Job Order # NY1314871

Wednesday September 18, 2019

Job Title: Buffing Machine Operators                           City: Sherrill, NY                         

Summary: Determine specifications using work orders, set up and operate machines that buff and polish, complete work pieces by grinding/polishing, ensure finished work-pieces meet specifications, and make adjustments to correct any problems.  Operator will set up and operate machine and tools that remove excess material from product, and inspect finished pieces.  Must be able to work the following hours: Monday thru Thursday from 6:00AM – 4:30PM. Overtime is available on Friday from 6am-12:00pm.  Will accept a trainee.

Pay: not specified                                                         Job Order # NY1314496

Wednesday September 18, 2019

Job Title: Laborer                                                           City: Rome, NY      

Summary: assist with various physical duties in the tire shop including repairing and retreading tires.  Must be able to read instructional manuals and have some mechanical ability.  Must be dependable and able to do heavy lifting. Valid NYS driver license required.  Full-time position, 5 days a week.  Must have references.  Pay is negotiable, based on skills/experience.  Benefits to be discussed.

Pay: $12-$15/hr                                                              Job Order # NY1314379    

Thursday September 19, 2019

Job Title: Entry Level Technicians                                City: Canastota , NY                                                                       

The selected candidate would be responsible for sorting wire, sorting metal, etc. Monday through Friday positions with occasional Saturday hours as needed. Must be able to stand for periods of time, ability to bend, squat, kneel and have hand manipulation for grasping, etc.  Prior experience driving a fork lift and skid steer are preferred, however, not required.  Must possess reliable transportation to get to and from work on a timely basis.

Pay: not specified                                                        Job Order # NY1314271             

Thursday September 19, 2019

 Job Title: Journeyman Carpenter                                   City: Utica, NY                         

Seeking Journeyman Carpenters to work on projects in the Mohawk Valley.  The selected Journeyman Carpenter would perform all facets of carpenter’s work on commercial projects. This is a 10-month project with the potential of becoming a permanent employee.  Qualifications: five years of related experience preferred. Excellent Benefits and pay!  Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

 Pay: $26.80/hour                                                           Job Order # NY1312765

Friday September 20, 2019

Job Title: Front Desk Receptionist                                 City: Ilion, NY      

Summary: receiving visitors at the front desk by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately.  Answering a multi-line system, screening and forwarding incoming phone calls to the appropriate person/department. Receiving and sorting daily mail. Recording daily deposits. Open/close the administration building. Looking for candidates with the ability to multitask.

Pay: not specified                                                        Job Order # NY1314812                                                 

Friday September 20, 2019

Job Title: Hardware Sales Associate                               City: Ilion, NY      

Summary We are known for our in-depth and helpful knowledge of electrical, plumbing, home improvements and other hardware solutions. Candidate must have a strong working knowledge of basic hardware related products and a commitment to service excellence and customer satisfaction. Seeking a team player with a positive  attitude who is a fast learner and can work independently.  The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years retail/marketing experience and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Pay: $11.70/hour                                                          Job Order # NY1314547

The Arc Open Interviews!

The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter will be holding open interviews on Monday, September 30th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm!

The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter is hosting an Open Interview Day on Monday, September 30th at the Rome Working Solutions Office, 300 W. Dominick St. in Rome. A variety of open positions are available.  Conditional job offers on the spot!

WHEN: Monday, September 30th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

WHERE: Rome Working Solutions, 300 W. Dominick St. Rome

WHAT: The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter is hiring for a variety of open positions ranging from entry level to degrees and licensed. They offer full time, part time, and per diem positions. The Arc is hosting open interviews with hiring managers.

Open positions include:

  • Direct support positions
  • Professional positions
  • Clinical positions
  • And More!


  • Variety of shifts
  • Paid sick time and paid time off
  • Sign on bonuses

To view full job descriptions and apply online go to

Click here to view the flyer!

Landlord workshop

Calling all landlords! The Utica Municipal Housing Authority is holding a landlord workshop on Thursday, September 19th and Monday, September 23rd to go over new rent laws, tenant/owner matching, & vouchers. This event is free and open to the public!

The workshops will cover recent changes in the rent laws, codes, fire and Rental Occupancy inspections, and rehabilitation, lead remediation, and energy conservation programs available for landlords. Utica Housing Authority and AmeriCorps staff will discuss the benefits of the agency’s tenant-landlord matching program as well as the Housing Choice Voucher Program. The workshops are designed to assist area landlords, property owners and managers, housing developers, and others in the real estate industry to become more effective property managers.

Melanie Goldberg of the Central New York Legal Services, Cabryn Gurdo of Mohawk Valley Economic Development District, and representatives of the City of Utica Codes and Fire Departments will make presentations.

Pre-registrations are encouraged. To register for the free Landlord training or request more information, people can email or call the Utica Municipal Housing Authority at (315) 735-5246, ext. 25/(315) 982-3731. Anyone needing a reasonable accommodation or language interpretation services should contact the UMHA.