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Come and learn how you can work in the Booming

Construction industry!

There will be an Information Session held

November 6th, 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Buffalo Employment and Training Center (BETC)

77 Goodell Street, Buffalo NY

Learn more about the skills that employers are seeking!

Speak to trainers in the Buffalo area who can help you get ready for the jobs coming to Western New York!


October 24, 2014

Coca-Cola has various openings, please go to the following link:




October 24, 2014

Gerard Place has an opportunity for a Part-time Security Person.

Job Requirements:

Experience in security or enforcements preferred, ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism, strong communication skills, comfortable working alone. This part-time position works a minimum of 7 hours per week with additional hours on an as needed basis and requires the ability to work nights and weekends.

Send resume or application request to:

Gerard Place

Attn:  Jill Mattson

2515 Bailey Ave

Buffalo, NY 14215

Email:  jmattson@gerardplace.org

No phone calls please.


October 24, 2014

Aspire of WNY is looking for an Education Supervisor-Preschool

Exciting opportunity to supervise our preschool program, overseeing classrooms of students with disabilities who are fully integrated with their nondisabled peers in area child care centers.  Requirements include:  Professional Special Education Teacher Certification, School Building Leader Certification (formerly School Administration/Supervision certification), Three years teaching experience in Special Education, early childhood and/or one year of supervision in special education early childhood programs.  Apply to:

Human Resources Department, Aspire of WNY, 2356 North Forest Road, Getzville, NY 14068, Fax: 894-6130,  Email: jobs@aspirewny.org.  EOE.


October 22, 2014 


Inside Sales Support Representative

Job Description:

Aakron Rule Corporation. INSIDE SALES SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVE. f/t. 1st Shift. Monday-Friday. Benefits. The Inside Sales Representative provides direct support to Outside Sales Representatives in the ongoing development of existing and prospective customers to ensure that the department is able to meet its growth targets for specified territory. -Help customers select products based on the customers' needs, product specifications, and interests. -Emphasize product features based on analyses of demand, product knowledge, capabilities and limitations. -Respond to customers' requests for pricing, availability, and product uses and creative ideas, and samples. -Prepare quotations according to bid specifications, with accurate configurations. -Coordinate order flow with production and secure best ship method to meet customer due dates. -Follow up with customers to make sure they are satisfied with their purchases and to answer any questions or concerns. -Support sales efforts such as attending an exhibit if necessary. 3 month's experience required. Willing to accept a trainee. High School Diploma required. $12.50/hr, starting pay negotiable depending on experience. Not on a bus route. Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vacation, Holiday and Retirement/401k

Job Location: Akron, New York

Pay:      $12.50 Hourly


Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vacation, Holidays, Retirement/Pension Plan

Hours per Week:  40

Duration:           Full Time, Regular

Work Days:       Monday thru Friday

Minimum Education Required:

High School Diploma

To apply, please email your resume to:


October 21, 2014

Ken's Service and Sales

2 & 4 Cycle Engine Mechanics

The Ideal candidate will have knowledge to Repair & maintain gasoline, 2 & 4 cycle engines used to power equipment such as portable saws, lawn mowers, generators & compressors. Obtain problem descriptions from customer & prepare cost estimates for repair. Adjust points, valves, carburetors, distributors & spark plug gaps, using feeler gauges. Reassemble engines after repair or maintenance work is complete. Record repairs made, time spent & parts used. Perform routine maintenance such as cleaning & oiling parts, honing cylinders & tuning systems. Repair or replace defective parts using hand tools. Sell parts & equipment. Show customer how to maintain equipment.

Resumes to Norman Weiler nweiler@wdcinc.org

October 21, 2014


St. Gregory the Great Parish

200 St. Gregory Court, Williamsville, NY 14221

Brief Job Description

Prepares meals for priests, stocks pantry, grocery shopping and kitchen cleaning. Monday-Friday, 12 noon - 7:30 pm.

Qualifications: Required Education/Experience

 Education: High School Diploma/GED Equivalent

 Experience: 3 years cooking experience

 Special Skills: Ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision. Ability to work with a variety of different personalities. Ability to honor and maintain confidentiality. Ability to provide own transportation for job-related responsibilities and to be flexible.

 Ergonomic Requirements: The functions of this position usually are performed sitting, standing, stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, light lifting (20 lb. minimum), walking, carrying and other movements. All individuals in this position are required to be able to perform these tasks without significant risk of injury to themselves or others, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above; ability to conduct essential duties of the position with or without accommodations.


How to Apply:

By Mail E-Mail, no later than


Send Resume To:

Tina Calandra

St. Gregory the Great Parish

200 St. Gregory Court

Williamsville, NY 14221

E-mail: tcalandra@stgregs.org


October 21, 2014

Dept. of Labor Hot Jobs for the Week of Oct. 20, 2014

Erie County: 



11am-1pm at the Belle Center, 104 Maryland St., Buffalo

Sponsored by the NYS Dept. of Labor and Buffalo Billions

Over 30 Businesses Will Be In Attendance!!!!!

Dress professionally and bring at least 30 copies of your resume.



At the Lockport WorksourceOne Center, 272 South Transit Rd.

Call 851-2759 for a reservation!!!!

Home Depot is looking for:

PT Cashiers (NY1108142) – no educational or experience requirement listed;  

Sales Associates (NY1108144) – need GED/high school diploma, 2+ years’ retail sales or trade experience; 2+ year’s customer service experience.

Snelling Staffing Services Job Fair This Thursday

9:30-11:30am – Cheektowaga Town Hall, 3301 Broadway


CNC machinists, machine operators, general production, warehouse & manufacturing, light industrial, maintenance mechanics, collections, administration and more!!

--- Come Dressed To Impress with Resume in Hand ---

Recruitment This Friday!!!! 10am SHARP!!

Catholic Health System Will Be at the Lockport Career Center, 272 S. Transit St.

Looking for: CNAs, Home Health Aides, LPNs-Home Care & RNs-Home Care

Must Call 851-2759 to Register --- AND apply online prior to attending – www.chsbuffalo.org/careers


Advance Buffalo

The Advance Buffalo Program is recruiting skilled tradespeople and training motivated people interested in a career in Advanced Manufacturing.  Whether you are an entry level production worker or a skilled tradesperson, the NYS Dept. of Labor invites you to enroll in this program. To Register for The Advance Buffalo program go to www.jobs.ny.gov/AdvanceBuffalo 

If you are ALREADY registered with Advance Buffalo and are applying to a specific job, send your resume along with this Job Order # to the following email: AdvanceBuffalo@labor.ny.gov

Below are 2 current Advance Buffalo job listings:

NY1105211. Orchard Park. MACHINE OPERATORS. AB. FT. M-F (some Sats.). 3rd shift openings. Full Benefits. 4-5 openings. URGENT NEED! Operate envelope folding equipment, inspection of product, wash machine parts, accurately record production quantity.  Some lifting involved, 30-35 lbs.  Must have steel-toed shoes.  Safety, mechanical & math skills, must be able to read/use a ruler. 1 year experience with machines required. GED/high school diploma required. Subject to employer drug screening, medical exam, reference and criminal background checks are required. Reliable transportation required. Wage: $11.03-$13/hr., plus shift differential.

NY1108394. Cheektowaga.  WELDERS. Level 2. FT, M-F. 2nd/3rd shift. 40 hrs./wk., Benefits. Union affiliation. 4 openings. Performs all levels of welding/brazing and set-up on heat exchanger product. Must pass welding and set-up performance qualification tests. Position requires a broad knowledge of welding technology and experience. Methods applied and welding assignments may vary depending on skills and welding ability. Will do various manual and automatic welding, brazing and automatic and manual burning equipment, welding fixtures, shields, guards. Other welding equipment required: Hammers, chipping and cleaning tools, gauges, wrenches, fluxes, blueprints, sketches peck spud welder, auto lathe welders. Ferrous and non-ferrous materials. Works from drawings, specifications. Use of scale, square, protractor, templates, straight edge, plumb line and fixed gauges. Requires ASME Certification, military certificate (brazing) and knowledge of ASME Section IX Standards.

Vocational or high school training, supplemented by welding apprenticeship, formal trades training or an equivalent of 3-4 years of diversified welding experience. Wage: $18.58-$24.06/hr.


NY1108594. Elma. BOOKKEEPER. FT. Days. 35 hrs./wk. Benefits. Managing residential custodial accounts for individuals living in group homes. Candidate must have at least a high school diploma and 2 years' experience (would NOT consider a trainee). Need knowledge of Excel and Word. QuickBooks experience also helpful.  Travel required. 

NY1108493. Tonawanda. TRUCK MECHANIC/TECH. FT. M-F, 1st shift. Benefits. Must have the ability to diagnose and repair chassis, electrical, exhaust, fuel management and power train. GED/high school diploma required. A minimum of 1 year experience in the truck repair field required; valid driver's license; must have own tools. Company does automotive and truck repairs, trucking, towing and road services for the general public and private companies and has been in business for over 25 years. Wage negotiable depending on experience.

NY1108519. Amherst. EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT. FT. M-F.  Will provide administrative and clerical support to the vice president of Technology, the Technology Department, Executive Staff & Office Services Department. Coordinate meetings, travel arrangements, confirmation of speaking engagements, preparation of required materials, do meeting minutes, manage filing system, assist with departmental budget monitoring and maintain attendance records. Minimum of high school diploma and 5 years' administrative or executive support experience. Strong practical knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


October 21, 2014

Uni-Select USA, Inc. is one of the largest distributors of replacement parts, equipment, tools and accessories for motor vehicles in North America. We are a dynamic organization that strives for maximum customer service and satisfaction and are looking for employees who are passionate about providing this level of customer service. We provide a company-wide culture that encourages teamwork among highly-trained, highly motivated people. We offer excellent benefits, training and competitive wages. Uni-Select USA has an opening for:

Part- Time Warehouse Personnel

Warehouse Personnel are a key resource in our company and critical to our success. Duties could include: receiving, checking in stock, pulling parts, and ensuring all merchandise is in the proper location.


• Warehouse experience is preferred, but not necessary.

• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

• Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

• Must be able to work well on a team.

• Highly motivated with attention to detail.

• SAP experience preferred, but not necessary.

• RF scanner experience is preferred, but not necessary.

• Hours for this position will vary due to business needs.

This  position is located at our Warehouse in  Tonawanda, NY

Candidates must successfully complete the background check and drug screening process.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer


For Detail and further information:







October 20, 2014

Autism Services - Job Posting - Requisition # D97


Full time: Monday-Friday 9:00a-4:00p

Rate of pay: $11.50 per hour

Summary of Duties:

The Job Developer is a spokesperson for the Autism Services transition program. He or she will develop and/or identify opportunities within the community for ASI students to participate in volunteer experiences, employment opportunities, apprenticeships, adult education programs, or any other community experiences that will serve to prepare students for post-secondary life.


  1. A high school diploma or GED.

  2. A varied and successful work history in competitive employment settings.

  3. Knowledge of employer expectations of performance and employee behaviors.

  4. Knowledge of the local job market.

  5. A minimum of two years’ experience in providing employment services to people who have disabling conditions.

  6. Valid NYS Driver’s License with acceptable driving history, as determined by the Agency.

  7. Must have reliable vehicle.

Candidates can apply on-line at www.autism-services-inc.org


October 20, 2014


JOB STATUS:     Full-Time                                                          


The MOW Facilities Coordinator is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the building, grounds and equipment located at 100 James E Casey Drive. The Facilities Coordinator assists in vendor evaluations and secures the appropriate number of bids for each job. This position requires a team player attitude, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail and project coordination.

The Facilities Coordinator has a clear understanding of acceptable business practices, excellent customer service skills and strict adherence to goals and timelines. The Facilities Coordinator has the ability to collaborate with and support the Director of Support & Facility Services, serve as a liaison with the MOW food vendor, MOW Facilities and Maintenance Associate and assist as needed with in-house events.


Minimum of 3 years’ experience in facilities/operations.

High School Diploma with training or experience in facilities coordination.

Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills.  Must work effectively with and collaborate with staff, volunteers and vendors.

Self-motivation and flexibility.

Ability to execute projects systematically and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Proficient in computer applications using Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

Good organizational and communication skills.

MOW employment requirements must be met.

Ability to safely lift 50 lbs.


1.         Coordinates and oversees all aspects of work related to the maintenance of the building, grounds and equipment including but not limited to HVAC, plumbing, electrical, custodial and security.  Assists Site Services Manager with volunteer sites’ facility and equipment related requirements as requested.

2.         Coordinates preventative maintenance by closely monitoring equipment, scheduling necessary repairs and service as required.  Also maintains accurate records of all repairs. 

3.         Provides support as needed pre and post events in coordination with the Foundation team.

4.         Works with the Director of Support & Facility Services to report problems, solutions and associated costs.  Provides a weekly status update on pending projects.

5.         Promotes a positive team attitude with vendors, employees and volunteers.

6.         Develops and maintains a relationship with all contractors and vendors ensuring efficient facility operations.

7.         Works with the Director of Support & Facility Services to manage annual facility budget and projections for next year’s budget.

8.         Maintains organization inventory list utilizing Asset Manager software.  Performs a physical inventory least annually.  Coordinates the annual Erie County Department of Senior Services inventory assessment including appropriate paperwork.

9.         Assists Director of Support & Facility Services as needed on IT and telephony services.

10.        Regularly inspects building, grounds and equipment for areas of concern.

11.        Adheres to all MOW procedures and policies.

12.        Other duties as necessary, including supporting any and all departments in the organization as needed and requested.

The above statements are intended to describe the general responsibilities and expectations of the position.

Interested parties should submit their resume and salary requirements to Christine Procknal (cprocknal@mealsonwheelswny.org) or 100 James E. Casey Drive, Buffalo, NY 14222 ASAP.


October 20, 2014

Community Services for The Developmentally Disabled is looking for a CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

We are a large not-for-profit agency seeking a Chief Financial Officer to oversee all aspects of finance for the Agency.  As a key member of the Executive Management team, the Chief Financial Officer will report to the President and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the Agency. The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the Agency. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, costing.


Direct the development, implementation, operation, maintenance, and control of essential financial and related business information. The position is the focal point for defining key financial objectives, supporting their achievement, and measuring/reporting their results.

Develop and recommend the Agency’s annual operating and capital budgets, and income forecasts, and meet with responsible  managers and directors to monitor progress against plan, and recommend plan changes, as necessary to meet targeted objectives.

Primary responsibility for the overall management of the Agency’s financial resources.

Prepare reports detailing the Agency’s financial position, including assets and liabilities, and income and expense.

Direct the functions of reimbursement, patient accounting, and general accounting, which includes billing, general ledger, and accounts payable.

Ensure prompt and accurate financial reporting.

Ensure timely filings of all cost reports and  filings to state and federal governments, and completion of regulatory reporting.

Oversee internal and external audit reviews are carried out and completed in a timely and efficient manner, and within Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and that recommendations are evaluated and completed as required.

Recommend changes to policies, practices, and to (MIS) systems programs and technology to support business analysis, reporting, and operations.

Attend, and when appropriate, presents a financial report at all meetings of the Board of Directors serves as a key member of the Finance Committee.

Serve as member of the Executive Management Team, and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan Committee.

Performs other related duties as assigned


Strong leadership and delegation skills, planning and organization, ability to develop and motivate key contributors, to manage complex financial issues, and to recommend alternative courses of action.

Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations essential.

Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.

High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.


BS in Accounting or Finance, MBA and/or CPA highly desirable

10+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles

When applying for this position please submit the following items:


Compensation Requirements

Business References

Applicants can send information to Recruiter@csdd.net or apply online for this position, and others, at:   http://www.csdd.net/jobs


October 20, 2014

Aspire of Western New York, Inc. is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as their SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR.

For nearly 70 years, Aspire has helped children and adults with developmental and related disabilities to live their lives to the fullest by providing individualized assistance based on personal choices.  Aspire achieves this through a broad range of programs and services at more than 60 program sites throughout Western New York.

Qualified applicants must have a bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  They must possess strong interpersonal skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks at once, and the ability to develop and grow positive relationships with a broad range of constituents, both internally and externally.  The position reports directly to Aspire’s Vice President of Development. 

The position requirements include event-specific:

•           budget development

•           volunteer and committee management

•           completion of applicable contracts and licenses

•           solicitation of in-kind support from Aspire vendors and others in the community

•           promotion via mail, Aspire’s website, social media and other venues

•           timely follow-up with all applicable stakeholders

•           accurate results tracking and reporting

•           donor recognition and stewardship.

In addition, the Special Events Coordinator must effectively coordinate all internal, program-driven fundraising activities and those of external community groups (such as auctions, bake sales and others) to ensure they don’t compete with Aspire’s overall fundraising programs and goals and properly represent Aspire of WNY, Inc.

Interested parties may send a resume and cover letter to:

Michael Holley

Vice President of Development

Aspire of Western New York, Inc.

2356 North Forest Road

Getzville, New York 14068


October 20, 2014


Friday, October 24th 2-4:30pm

Address: 3020 Bailey Ave, Buffalo 14215

Immediate FT positions for CD & MH counselors for WNY largest and growing behavioral health agency. Great benefit & salary package but most importantly great supervision, training and development. We treat every employee with the respect they deserve! Start enjoying a meaningful career where you can enjoy your work and co-workers! Required - CASAC w/ Bachelors or Masters in Social Work or counseling. It’s time for a change! Please bring resume & 3 professional references or apply now at www.horizon-health.org.

Immediate Interviews!



October 15, 2014



National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG) is a multi-billion dollar diversified energy company with corporate headquarters in Williamsville (Buffalo), New York and division operations in New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and California.  The Company holds assets that span nearly every facet of the natural gas industry, including Utility, Pipeline and Storage, Exploration and Production and Energy Marketing.  National Fuel’s history dates to the earliest days of the natural gas and oil industry in the United States, and the Company has been responsible for many industry firsts. 

National Fuel is currently seeking an Information Systems (IS) Auditor for an outstanding career opportunity within our corporate Audit Services team. Primary responsibilities include planning, examining, evaluating and reporting on Information Systems audit work throughout National Fuel to evaluate control environments in computer applications. The IS audits are performed as necessary to complete the annual audit plan and to coordinate compliance with the General Computer Control requirements under the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002. Auditors are required to identify and communicate opportunities to strengthen controls, provide processes improvement recommendations and ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures. Auditors are also requested to participate as consultants on special project assignments as requested by management.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required, with a concentration in Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or Accounting preferred. A working knowledge of information technology and related controls is required. Previous audit experience, specifically in Information Systems is desirable. CISA certification is highly preferred or if CISA designation is not previously attained, successful candidate should be willing to pursue. Exceptional analytical skills, attention to detail and ability to work independently as well as within a team environment are required. The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities is critical to success.  Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office.  Travel of approximately 10% is required. 

National Fuel offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Any candidate offered a position with National Fuel will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test.  For confidential consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter and academic transcripts by October 24, 2014 to:

National Fuel, Human Resources

Position #14-054NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221


Please reference position #14-054NY in the subject line of your email



October 15, 2014

Manufacturing, Health Sciences, and Hospitality Businesses

Will be recruiting at this event

Thursday, October 30, 2014

11 am – 1 pm

The Belle Center, 104 Maryland St., Buffalo 14201

Dress professionally and bring at least 30 copies of your resume.

New York State Department of Labor in partnership with WNY Regional Economic Development Council.



October 15, 2014

Advancement Office Operations Manager

Diocese of Buffalo

795 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Brief Job Description

The Advancement Office Operations Manager is directly responsible for the comprehensive management of the donor warehouse databases (Raiser's Edge) and oversees gift processing, acknowledgement and financial reconciliation for the Catholic Charities Appeal, Christ the King Seminary and the Diocese of Buffalo. Takes lead on donor/prospect research and creating reports to analyze strategies and systems for the Advancement office, most especially in the areas of retention, direct mail, major gifts and fund drives.

Qualifications: Required Education/Experience

 BA in Accounting

 Minimum of 5 years professional experience

 Extensive experience and proficiency with Microsoft Windows, MS Office (Word & Excel), and MS Outlook

 Working knowledge of Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge software and data management systems

 Knowledge of SQL Server

Desired Skills

 Has strong passion for excellence

 Strong time management, organizational and project management skills

 Ability to work effectively with others and support organizational goals

 Ability to prioritize and provide timely responses to requests for information & service

 Strong troubleshooting and conflict resolution skills

 Ability to lead, manage and train/develop clerical support staff

 Ability to work overtime, during peak periods including occasional evenings and weekends as needed


How to Apply:

By Mail, E-Mail

Tina Taberski


Diocese of Buffalo

795 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

no later than



October 15, 2014

SQL Programmer/Analyst

Diocese of Buffalo

795 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14023

Brief Job Description

High level SQL Programmer/Analyst with ability to design, code, verify and maintain relational databases. Proficient in all aspects of SQL 2005/2008/2012 including SSIS/Visual Studio, SSRS and SQL Management Service and data warehouse expertise. Ability to code stored procedures, functions and queries. Proficient in database administration. Must be able to fully document systems including system flow charts and diagrams, system walk-throughs, user guides and manuals. Train users as needed. Install and test vendor software applications and programs.

Qualifications: Required Education/Experience

 B.S. Computer Science or related field

 Minimum of 5 years professional experience in MS SQL Server including writing and executing SQL queries, stored procedures, SSRS and SSIS

 MS SQL Server certifications

 Proficient with MS Excel

 Familiarity with data warehousing

 Knowledge of not-for-profit fund raising

 Knowledge of Blackbaud's Raisers Edge application software

 Knowledge of accounting fundamental

Desired Skills

 Mature, organized, self-starter ad excellent communicator

 Proficient in all stages of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to include system requirements, design, programming, testing and implementation

 Acute attention to process and detail

 Ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic and time sensitive work environment

 Strong ability to analyze business requirements and provide appropriate technical solutions

 Ability to work overtime, during peak periods including occasional evenings and weekends as needed.


How to Apply:

By Mail E-Mail Fax

Tina Taberski


Diocese of Buffalo

795 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14023

no later than




October 15, 2014

Job Opportunities at:




October 14, 2014

Sampla Belting NA LLC
Lackawanna, NY 14218


We are looking for a driven individual to perform shipping and receiving duties. You will be working in a clean and modern 40,000 sqft factory environment located near Route 5 in Lackawanna, NY 14218.

Integrity, reliability, good work ethics, taking pride in your work and a positive attitude are a must. We require your commitment to all company policies, including attendance and safety. You must have reliable transportation.

Please send email with resume, please find further instructions at bottom of this message under the heading “Contact”.

Please be aware that a final step in hiring is for final candidates to arrange reference calls with former managers and others. Any job offer will be conditional on passing drug and background checks, as well as satisfactorily completing a number of employment aptitude tests including basic mathematics and writing.

More information about this opportunity follows below:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

          Perform shipping and receiving duties – wrapping, boxing, palletizing, strapping.

          Make arrangements for pick-up by the carrier specified on the customer’s purchase order

          Process shipments using freight software

          Check items prior to packaging and report defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.

          Keep an adequate supply of shipping materials on hand at all times.

          Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations.

          Occasionally make pick-ups and deliveries to our suppliers for parts and raw materials using a company van

          Liaise with sales and production teams to ensure timely and cost efficient delivery of customers’ products

          Troubleshoot any possible problems that would prevent timely and cost efficient delivery

          Continuously look for ways to improve the performance of the department

Education and Experience:

          Minimum of a high school education and one year of factory related experience in shipping and receiving.

          Required to read and write English, follow verbal and written instructions and use simple mathematics.

          Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

          Ability to perform but not limited to the following tasks

          Familiarity with and ability to interpret packing slips, enter into the computer the correct information, to acknowledge receipt of the goods into the purchase order and processing database.

          Must be able to fill out bills of lading and be familiar with various forms that are used and required by the major freight carriers.

          Must be capable of estimating weight, and use that information to calculate the cost of shipping.

          Must be familiar with proper packaging methods and able to interpret visual aids used to convey specific packaging requirements.

          Must be familiar with the most common material handling equipment and be a licensed forklift truck operator.

          Experience with UPS/FEDEX and other freight online software is desirable.

          Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing

Key Competencies

          The ideal candidate can relate to the following key competencies: reliability, integrity, accuracy, team work, positive attitude, organized, care, intelligent, proactive, adaptability

Training Requirements:

          General Safety.

Physical Demands:

          Required to drive the company van and forklift.

          Required to lift up to 70 lbs.

          Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility.

Personal Protective Equipment:

          None required

Work Environment:

          Use of a company van for pick-up and delivery of parts or raw materials to/from our suppliers.

          Work performed in a combination of shop / office environments.

          Exposed to shop elements such as noise, dust, odors and fumes.


          Hourly rate based on experience plus benefits including 401k, medical, dental and life insurance.

Work Hours:

          Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

          You may be required to stay longer to wait for trucks and late deliveries

          Overtime opportunities


Please respond by e-mail to info@sampla.com with an attached resume and put “Shipping” in the subject line for consideration. If faxing, please send to 716/667-7428 and write “Shipping” at the top of your document.


October 14, 2014

Holiday Job Fair: Walden Galleria

October 24th  • 4-8PM

October 25th •1-5PM

Will be held on the lower level near The Cheesecake Factory Entrance

Participating retailers include (but are not limited to)

Abercrombie Kids, Aeropostale, Aldo, Ann Taylor LOFT, Brookstone, Forever 21, JCPenney, Lord & Taylor, Pandora, Payless Shoe Source, Piercing Pagoda, Sunglass Hut, The Limited.

Please bring copies of your resume and dress in business casual.

Several retailers will have management available to accept applications, discuss opportunities, answer questions, and more.



October 14, 2014

National Fuel Job Opportunity!

National Fuel is currently seeking a Crew Chief/Equipment Operator to work in the Honeoye Falls/Rush, NY area.

A Crew Chief/Equipment Operator will work as part of a construction crew and will be responsible for the installation of gas mains and services as well as operation of excavation equipment, primarily a mini-excavator or a backhoe. In addition, the Crew Chief/Equipment Operator will assist in other excavation, installation and maintenance operations that include:

•           manual excavation

•           plastic pipe fusion

•           mechanical fitting work

•           lubrication and minor vehicle upkeep

•           manual recordkeeping/ updating operating records

Prior experience in the operation of a mini-excavator or equivalent is required. The physical capability to work outdoors in all types of weather and the ability to work in and around hazards and difficult to reach areas is required. In addition, candidates must possess a valid New York State driver’s license. Prior experience working in the natural gas industry would be a plus for this position. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.

Candidates must live within a reasonable commute to the Rush Servicenter located at 6685 West Henrietta Road, Rush, NY 14543 or be willing to relocate. National Fuel offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package.

If you are interested in starting an exciting and rewarding career, please email or mail your resume and cover letter making sure to reference Position #14-045NY – Crew Chief/Equipment Operator in your correspondence to the address listed below. Resumes must be received in our office by October 30, 2014.




P.O. BOX 2081

ERIE, PA 16512


Please be sure to reference the position # and job title in the subject line of your email.

Any candidate offered a position with National Fuel will be required to successfully complete a

pre-employment drug test.





September 19, 2014

Recent Back-Pack Give-a-Way Day here at the BETC through our Steps-to-Succeed Program, WUFO 1080 AM Radio, and the Buffalo Teacher’s Federation!  Over 210 families were able to receive school back-packs for their children.



September 19, 2014

Photo below is our Workforce Investment Board Executive Director – Heather Okoro, welcoming our customers into the center!


September 19, 2014

Job Corps 50th Anniversary Celebration held at the BETC!



September 19, 2014

BETC Placement Counselor Joyce Faines (on the far right,) taking some of her customers for an on-site visit to Imagine Staffing Agency.

Become a member of the BETC for your job seeking activity and you too may have a chance for some of great opportunities like the one shown here!



United Way - Day of Caring! Photos of some of our

BETC Staff Volunteers at Scofield Residency



Come to the Buffalo Employment & Training Center and register for our FREE services; including our Job Search & Interview Tips workshop as shown below!

Workshop Facilitator – Joe Sullivan with one of our classes which is offered bi-weekly.





70 Barker St.

Buffalo, NY 14209


What they offer:

Mental Health Counseling

Refugee Resettlement Programs

Elder Care/In Home Support

Community Alternative Systems Agency

Mental Health Program for kids

Gambling Recovery Programs

Heads – Up Program for people with traumatic brain injuries

Career Counseling


282 Babcock St.

Buffalo, NY 14210


What they offer:

Education and Career Services for youth

Art programs for kids

Health and Life Skills for youth

Character building and leadership for youth

Sports, Fitness and Recreation

Prevention Services for kids

Day Care Services

Free Services to kids of military families


95 Franklin St.

Buffalo, NY 14202


What they offer:

Case Management

Insurance Counseling

Family Caregiver Assistance



Home Care


69 Linwood Ave.

Buffalo, NY 14209


What they offer:

Prevention is Primary programs that focus on lifeskills, conflict resolution, etc

Teen Focus programs that focus on life skills training, choices and consequences for teenage girls

Woman Focus that helps adult woman to cope better with stressors of life


1000 Main St.

Buffalo, NY 14202


What they offer:

Provides services to families with children who have disabilities


Information and Referral Services


291 Pearl St.

Buffalo, NY 14202

If over 60 years of age: 858-8526

If under 60 years of age: 858-2634

What they offer:

Assistance with heating and other utility costs


275 Alexander Ave.

Cheektowaga, NY 14221


What they offer:

A ton of after/during-school programs

Day care for those parents who are working

Holiday Programs

Various Family Days

Mid – Erie Counseling and Treatment Services

463 William St.

Buffalo, NY 14204


What they offer:

Adult and Teenage Counseling for individuals with mental health disorders

Family Counseling

February 28, 2012
Announcement by the New York State Department of Labor:

There is an additional resource for the immigrant and refugee customers, the New York State Immigration Hotline 
This free over the phone service responds to general questions about immigration and naturalization benefits, requirements and procedures. The New York State Immigration Hotline provides information and referrals to all NYS OTDA programs serving refugees and immigrants, other immigrant-related public and private programs, and relevant mainstream service programs available throughout New York State.

The New York State Immigration Hotline operates from 8AM to 6PM, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) and is able to assist callers who speak the following languages Albanian, Arabic, Bosnian, French, Haitian/Creole, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Mandarin, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Turkish, and Urdu. (No waiting on the phone, the called is connected to a person.) This information is available on the OTDA website, and here is the direct link http://otda.ny.gov/programs/bria/hotline.asp


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  • Our 3 computer labs, job matching, and referral process help the business customer find the workers they are looking for.

  • Check out our calendar of workshops and breakfast clubs to see what is going on every month!


    America's Job Exchange

    Career OneStop

    Career Builder

    NYS Dept. of Labor

    City of Buffalo Civil Service

    Erie County Civil Service


    BETC now offers job announcements daily on

    WUFO MIX- 1080 AM Radio


    WUFO 1080 AM airing live

    at BETC!

    Helping us put

    Buffalo to work!


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

    Workforce Development Consortium | Workforce Investment Board
    Buffalo Employment & Training Center
    ECC Employment & Training Center
    NYS Department of Labor Services Office

    City of Buffalo

    Funded by:
    Buffalo & Erie County
    Workforce Development Consortium, Inc.

    Erie County Works

    Byron W. Brown

    County Executive:
    Mark C. Poloncarz