Carpenters Apprenticeship Test and Interviews – May 30th

Representatives of the New England Regional Council of Carpenters will be at Utica Working Solutions, 207 Genesee Street, 2nd Floor on Thursday May 30th from 9 am to 1 pm conducting testing and interviews for Carpenters’ Apprentices.


Apprentice Carpenter

The Northeast Carpenters Apprenticeship Program will conduct an ongoing recruitment for 20 Carpenter Apprentices.  Learn to be a carpenter in commercial construction trade.  On-the-job training allows you to work and learn to develop your skills. Various job locations. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and have a HS diploma or GED, a valid driver license and reliable transportation to and from statewide work sites. Use of hand tools/power tools. Must provide own hand tools. Will be working outside in all types of conditions. Must pass DRUG TEST. Employment test: NYS Apprenticeship Math Aptitude Test (adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, decimals, reading a tape measure, etc.). Must join union. Full time, work hours vary. Workdays are Monday to Friday. Overtime. Related experience accepted. Trainee accepted. Must be at least 18 years old. Must be physically able to perform the work required as determined by the applicant attesting to the required qualifications as listed on the Apprentice Application. Must have reliable transportation to and from work & school. If applicant is a veteran, a copy of DD 214 is required after offer of employment or indenture. Must take a UBC qualifying test which includes: Conversion from fraction to decimal and decimal to fraction; Multiplication of large numbers and decimals; Division of large numbers; Adding  and subtracting large numbers, adding and subtracting fractions, adding and subtracting with parenthesis, adding and subtracting feet and inches, and adding  and subtracting decimals; Finding the average of numbers; Finding the perimeter; Reading measurements on a ruler and reducing measurement to the lowest term. A study guide will be provided to all applicants. Use of a calculator is permitted during the test.   Must take a drug test provided by the Apprentice Program, upon acceptance and paid for by the Northeast Carpenters’ Apprenticeship Program.


Summer Internships!

Manufacturer has opening for part time Quality Control Intern for the summer. Qualified candidates must be computer literate, detail oriented, able to multi task and be a team player.

Marketing Intern for the summer. Qualified candidates must have excellent written and verbal skills, be knowledgeable in using social media, have a strong attention to detail and organizational skills, be creative, proficient in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel and Publisher and have excellent interpersonal and follow-up skills. Must have professional demeanor. Preferred candidate will have completed minimum of two years in a marketing curriculum.

Community Events Intern for the summer. Qualified candidates must have excellent written and verbal skills, be knowledgeable in using social media, have a strong attention to detail and organizational skills, be creative, be proficient in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel and Publisher and have excellent interpersonal and follow-up skills. Must have professional demeanor. Preferred candidate will have completed minimum of two years in a hospitality, communications, or public relations curriculum.

Accounting Clerk Intern for the summer. Qualified candidates must have excellent written and verbal skills, be computer literate, detail oriented, able to multi task be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and have excellent math skills. Preferred candidate will have completed minimum of two or three years in an accounting program.

Qualified candidates please email resume and cover letter to Theresa Wilson at or fill out application during the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at The Fountainhead Group, Inc., 23 Garden St., New York Mills, NY 13417. The Fountainhead Group, Inc. is an AAE/EEO employer. No Phone Calls

WKTV Back to Work Job Orders for May 13 – May 17, 2019

Monday May 13, 2019

Job Title: Assistant Teachers                                          City: Utica, NY      

Early Head Start, Universal Pre-K) positions.  Summary: work collaboratively with the classroom team, parent(s)/guardian(s) & volunteers to ensure successful operation of a classroom of children ages 3-5 to implement curriculum to achieve outcomes for children.  We will be hosting a job fair at our location, 9882 River Rd. in Utica on Tuesday, May 14th from 3pm-5pm recruiting for all Early Childhood positions.

Pay: not specified                                                        Job Order # NY1302462                            

 Monday May 13, 2019

Job Title: Part Time Drivers                                          City: Herkimer, NY                         

Drive for medical, airport, nights out, proms, weddings, etc. assignments. NYS Class E Chauffeurs license  or CDL Passenger endorsement 19-A Certified. Must be at least 25 years of age.  Reference check and copy of driver’s abstract required.  Company operates Monday-Sunday. Work days and shift varies.  Wage: Negotiable. A clothing allowance for tuxedos is available when applicable.

Pay: varies                                                                   Job Order# NY1300819

Tuesday May 14, 2019

Job Title: Veteran’s Job Fair                                     City: Wampsville, NY                         

Madison County Career Center and the NYS Department of Labor will be hosting a Veteran’s Job Fair on Wednesday, May 15th from 10am-12pm at the Madison County Career Center, 133 N. Court St. Wampsville.  Ten businesses with over 100 openings will be onsite accepting resumes for positions in the fields of production, gaming/hospitality, human services, accounting, photography, higher education, and customer service.  Please note this is also open to the general public.

Pay: varies                                                                   Job Order # NY1303155   

Tuesday May 14, 2019

Job Title: Heavy Equipment Operator                           City: Frankfort, NY      


Drive truck, operate snowplow and operate heavy equipment. CDLB, reference check, physical exam, drug test, and background check required. Winter, 11/1-5/31, shift 7 am-3:30 pm; summer, 6/1-10/31, 6 am-4:30 pm. Mandatory overtime. Wage: $18.06 per hour with pay increases after 3 and 6 months of employment, bringing the salary to $19.09 after 6 months. Benefits: Health insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, retirement plan, and clothing allowance.

 Pay: $18.06-$19.09/hr                                                     Job Order # NY1302641

Wednesday May 15, 2019

Job Title: Automotive Mechanic                                     City: Utica, NY    

Summary: responsibility for the efficient and skilled performance of a variety of automotive repair tasks, requiring a thorough knowledge of the trade.  Requirements; graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and 2 years’ experience or related training/coursework/certification.

 Pay: $30,235/year                                                             Job Order # NY1302994

Wednesday May 15, 2019

Job Title: Maintenance Technician                                  City: West Winfield, NY      

Summary: responsible for maintaining the CNC machines. Responsible for routine maintenance of the air compressor, part washer, check the exit signs and emergency lights. The position uses Epicor to document the time and work performed. The position is responsible for the building maintenance including lights and hot water heaters. The position maintains pallet jacks, carts, floor cleaner, hoists, changes HVAC filters and plumbing. T

Pay: not specified                                                      Job Order # NY1302396

Thursday May 16, 2019

Job Title: Ultrasound Technologist                                 City: Little Falls, NY                         

Part time position.  Required to conduct a multi-specialty diagnostic ultrasound examinations according to departmental procedures and provides high quality care to patients.   This individual works under the direction of the Director of Medical Imaging.  This person assists in all clinical roles within the hospital ultrasound and vascular laboratory.

 Pay: not specified                                                         Job Order # NY1302282                  

Thursday May 16, 2019

Job Title: Instrument Technician                                      City: Hamilton, NY                         

Ensures proper and timely maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment and instruments in support of all laboratory research and teaching for the chemistry department. Accountable for preventive maintenance of department instrumentation and equipment. Coordinates and collaborates with faculty and vendor engineers to troubleshoot equipment problems. Responsible for the effective evaluation, recommendation, procurement, site preparation, and implementation of new/upgraded instrumentation.

 Pay: not specified                                                          Job Order # DE6409790  

Friday May 17, 2019

Job Title: Dump Truck Driver                                       City: Cazenovia, NY                         

Responsible for transporting and dumping loose materials such as sand, gravel, asphalt, fill, dirt, stone or any materials on the job to homeowners and construction sites.  Complete log books; including receiving signatures for delivered goods, driver inspection reports or other reports as required.  Maintain a clean truck, report all equipment defects or damage as well as report any accidents and/or traffic violations.  Must have a CDL B.

Pay: $19/hr                                                                 Job Order # NY1302514      

Friday May 17, 2019

Job Title: Bus Drivers                                              City: Camden, NY                         

Days and Hours: Monday through Friday. Shift varies between the hours of 6:15 am and 6:15 pm.  Responsible for the operation of a bus or mini-van on an assigned route. In addition, the incumbent is expected to perform minor maintenance tasks on vehicles to which he or she is assigned, as well as, to ensure the safety and proper conduct of passengers boarding, riding and departing from the bus.

 Pay: $16.50/hr                                                               Job Order # NY1302160

WERC to Work Spring 2019 Classes Start on May 28th!

WERC to Work Job Readiness Training for the spring begins on May 28th with graduation on June 14th! Pre-registration is required and must be done by May 21st. Call 315-793-9700 for an appointment!

BJ’s Wholesale Hiring Event May 18th

When: Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Where: BJ’s Wholesale Club

400 River Road Rear

Utica, NY 13502

Offers on the spot

They will be holding interviews for the following positions:

Cashier/Customer Service – Full-time, Part-time

Recovery/Stock Clerks – Full-time, Part-time

Deli/Meat Positions – Full-time, Part-time

Bakery Positions – Full-time, Part-time

They will be hiring for the following locations: All locations in the surrounding area of the event location

Requirements: Must successfully complete required training and certification processes.

How to prepare: The entire interview process will last about 30 min. Completing our online application prior to the event is strongly encouraged and will speed up the process. Please bring 1 form of ID and your resume with you to the event.

What to wear: Dress code is Casual (come as you are, but please be presentable).

About the Company

Why look anywhere else, when everything you need is here? At BJ’s, you’ll find unlimited opportunities for career growth, tremendous earning potential, and team members and management who will recognize and reward your achievements.

We encourage innovation and collaboration. We are a passionate team of individuals with unique expertise who all work together to get the job done and have fun while doing it. We’re so excited you’ve decided to explore our career opportunities and hope to welcome you to our team very soon.

New Job Examinations Announced

The Department of Civil Service has updated and added the following examination announcements to their public website.

When filing your online application, note there is no technical assistance on weekends or after 5 p.m. on weekdays.

Effective December 13, 2018, please be advised that you will need a personal ID to apply for Department of Civil Service examinations. If you do not have a personal ID, please create an account.

The following Open-Competitive Examination Announcements (open to all qualified individuals) can be found here:

26-581, Fair Hearings Specialist 1
26-582, Fair Hearings Specialist 1 (Spanish Language)

26-584, Temporary Assistance Specialist 1 (Refugee and Immigrant Services)

26-585, Project Manager 1
26-586, Project Manager 2

26-596, Standards Compliance Analyst 1 (Developmental Disabilities)

26-639, Senior Laboratory Animal Caretaker
26-640, Principal Laboratory Animal Caretaker

26-683, General Industrial Training Supervisor
26-684, Production Control Supervisor
26-685, Quality Control Supervisor

26-686, General Industrial Training Supervisor (Abatement)
26-687, General Industrial Training Supervisor (Optical Manufacturing)

28-414, Teaching Assistant

The following Promotion Examination Announcements (open to all qualified State employees) can be found here:

38-236, Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 1
38-237, Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 1 (Spanish Language)
38-238, Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 2

38-239, Disability Analyst 3
38-240, Disability Analyst 3 (Spanish Language)

38-241, Project Manager 2

38-267, Standards Compliance Analyst 2 (Developmental Disabilities)

38-268, Temporary Assistance Specialist 2

38-269, Temporary Assistance Specialist 2 (Refugee and Immigrant Services)

38-378, Associate Unemployment Insurance Internal Security Specialist
38-379, Associate Unemployment Insurance Internal Security Specialist (QC)

38-418, Principal Employment Security Clerk
38-439, Principal Employment Security Clerk (Spanish Language)

38-419, Senior Laboratory Animal Caretaker
38-420, Principal Laboratory Animal Caretaker

38-421, Production Control Supervisor
38-422, Quality Control Supervisor

38-424, General Industrial Training Supervisor
38-425, General Industrial Training Supervisor (Abatement)
38-426, General Industrial Training Supervisor (Optical Manufacturing)

38-437, Homeless Services Representative 2

38-438, Housing Specialist 2

MVCAA Early Childhood Job Fair – May 14, 2019

Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency will be holding an Early Childhood Education Job Fair on Tuesday, May 14 from 3 pm to 5 pm at their location at 9882 River Rd. Utica, NY 13501.