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For closing due to weather conditions we would like to inform you that our announcements for the BETC will be  broadcast on:

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look for our office listed as:

Buffalo Employment & Training Center (BETC)

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Welcome to the New Executive Director of the B.E.T.C.

Demone A. Smith is a native of Buffalo, New York. He is a graduate of the City of Buffalo Public Schools #69 and Burgard High School. Demone was active in student government and activities, a varsity letterman and recipient of numerous awards and accolades. Demone received a Baccalaureate degree in political science from Wilberforce University, the nation's oldest private African American University.

At 28, Demone Smith became Erie County Legislator for the 7th District. While in the Legislature he became Chair of the Finance and Management Committee during Erie County's Fiscal Crisis. He worked with Erie County Leadership to stabilize Erie County's Finances, share the penny sales tax with the City, increased resources to the district, and established Midterm Budget Hearings. Demone had been the City of Buffalo Common Council Member for the Masten District since 2007 and was elected Majority Leader in 2012. Demone had brought an extensive knowledge base, offered sound insight and has a sincere admiration for the City neighborhoods that he served. Demone has established himself as a leader who knows how to get things done, is affable and deeply involved in the community. He is an Assistant Scout Leader, Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, member of Paramount Lodge and Hamlin Park Taxpayers Association.

 

We look forward to putting Demone’s experience and extensive knowledge from his service to the public in helping us put Buffalo back to work!  

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Job Fair 2015

Tuesday, August 4th

Walden Galleria

Lower Level (near Apple Computer)

10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Your Partners For Success

Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce, People Inc.

New York State Department of Labor, WNYJobs.com

EMPLOYERS TO DATE:

American Coradius International, LLC

Aspire of WNY

Buffalo Lodging Associates

Cantalician Center

Catholic Health

ConServe

D’Youville College

Durham Staffing, Inc.

Greenwich Associates

Interim Health Care

Iroquois Job Corps

KR Communications

New York State Department of Labor

Northwest Savings Bank

People Inc.

Seneca Resort &Casinos

Sweetworks Confections LLC

WNY Jobs

WUTV/WNYO

OPPORTUNITIES

Account Executives,

Account Resolution Specialist,

Behavior Technicians,

Breakfast Attendants,

Certified Nursing Assistants,

Classroom Aides,

Critical Care RN’s,

Customer Experience Representatives,

Customer Experience Specialists,

Customer Service, Data Entry, Debt Counselor,

Direct Support Professionals,

Entry Level Positions, Environmental Service,

Front Desk Agent, Home Health Aides,

Independent Living Advisors,

Nurses-RN’s & LPNs, Maintenance Assistant,

Maintenance Mechanic, Master Control Operators,

Personal Care Aides, Production Machine Operator,

Program Instructor, Sales Representative,

Students, Teachers, Teacher Assistants,

Team Leader and Warehouse

FOR MORE INFORMATION

WWW.CHEEKTOWAGA.ORG
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Erie 1 BOCES Workforce Development Center

Open House

Tour our facility!

Explore exciting career and training options for Adults!

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

6:30PM to 8:30PM

1526 Walden Ave Cheektowaga NY 14225

Pre-registration is not necessary

All inquiries: (716) 821-7500

Welding

Industrial Electricity

CNC Machining

Certified Nurse

LPN

Home Health Aide

Cosmetology

Barbering

Waxing

Medical Biller

Medical Office

Phlebotomy

HVAC

Electrical

Plumbing

ESOL

High School-

Equivalency Prep

 

 

 

July 31, 2015
WNY Independent Living, Inc.

CDPAS Program (Billing)

DESCRIPTION:  Responsible for Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Services (CDPAS) billing and other administrative functions in the CDPAS program.

DUTIES: 

1.         Bill Managed Care Organizations (MCO’s) for CDPAS services using approved software over the Internet and/or any other established methods.

2.         Bill Medicaid via e-paces for CDPAS services with no more than a 5% rejection rate for inaccuracies.  A minimum of eight completed claims must be processed per hour.

3.         Communicate with MCO’s regarding authorizations, diagnosis codes, approved hours and any discrepancies that cause denial of payments.  Coordinate efforts between WNYIL and the MCO to resolve issues leading to the denials.

4.         Record and track all MCO activity via CDPAS Reimbursement Schedules and Data Bases, including reconciling and discrepancies within those schedules.

5.         Track authorization numbers from MCO’s for eligibility of benefits for consumers.

6.         Maintain schedule of eligibility, bi-monthly, for all CDPAS consumers of WNYIL verifying funding source (i.e. MCO, Medicaid, third party), to include follow up either by written correspondence or telephone to resolve discrepancies.

7.         Participate in maintaining a neat, clean and safe work environment.

8.         Perform any other duties as deemed legally and ethically necessary by the supervisor.

SUPERVISION:  Works under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer.

STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE:  Must at all times perform in a professional, conscientious, and efficient manner for the purpose of ensuring a better quality of life for persons with disabilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have an Associate’s Degree in a business related field or a High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of six (6) months experience in basic bookkeeping and/or clerical skills. Professional and life experience may be considered in lieu of, in full or part of academic credentials. Must be able to read and verbalize printed materials, and have minimum computer skills as deemed necessary by hiring manager.

Western New York Independent Living, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reasonable accommodations will be made for people with disabilities.

Western New York Independent Living, Inc. is a scent free agency.

CLOSING DATE:  August 6, 2015 SUBMIT RESUME TO:    

Tina Brown, HR Director/CCO

WNY Independent Living, Inc., 3108 Main Street,

Buffalo, NY 14214

July 31,2015

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York

Customer Service Representative

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, headquartered in Buffalo, is one of New York's leading health care companies, providing high quality coverage and innovative wellness solutions to members throughout our region. We strive to impact positive and healthy changes in our communities and we’re looking for team-spirited, motivated, and enthusiastic people to create opportunities to help us succeed in our mission.

Classroom training classes to begin September 21st and October 5th

The Customer Service Representative is responsible for assisting our members and providers with eligibility, benefits, claims and adjustments via telephone.

Incumbents in this role are the first point of customer contact for general inquiries related to claims, eligibility, benefits, etc.  This position builds and maintains business relationship with clients by providing prompt and accurate service to promote customer loyalty. Incumbents actively participate in a team environment utilizing team concepts and tools.

 We’re looking for individuals who:

•           Are willing to perform consistent high quality work

•           Can provide helpful and supportive communication to Provider office staff, Members and other external clients

•           Have the ability to make decisions within clearly defined guidelines

•           Want to work for a supportive management team

What you need to be successful:

•           High School diploma or equivalent

•           Two (2) years Customer Service related experience in a high volume call/contact center

•           One year customer service, contact center, or healthcare related experience as demonstrated by proficiency in one or more of the following areas: claims processing, adjusting or membership. 

•           Successful completion of computer-based skill assessments

APPLY TODAY!

www.bcbswny.com/careers (Posting 317BR)

 

July 31, 2015
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July 31, 2015

Milton Cat

Sales Representative Trainee – Earthmoving

Location: Batavia, NY Department: Machine Sales

Are you ready to start a new career with unlimited potential for growth and advancement? Do you like the idea of working independently, making your own decisions and holding the keys to your own, individual success? At Milton CAT you can hit the ground running in an exciting position as a Sales Representative Trainee in our Earthmoving division. The exclusive dealer of Caterpillar equipment in the Northeast, Milton CAT is the “big kid’s sandbox” for the most recognizable construction equipment on the planet. Work with others both inside and outside of the company who share your interest in machines that move dirt! You’ll spend your time visiting with customers looking for the best equipment to get the job done – and you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and experience to provide them with the Milton CAT edge. The team at Milton CAT is a tight-knit one that will support you as needed, providing a sense of camaraderie rarely seen in the workplace. Fun, exciting, profitable and challenging, a job at Milton CAT is an entry into a world of possibility!

Milton CAT is looking to invest in and train the right individual for an Outside Sales position. The Outside Sales Representative is responsible for sales and rentals of light and heavy construction products throughout our Buffalo, NY territory. This position requires a self-motivated, energetic, detail minded individual with good analytical skills. Sales Representatives are on the road every day, meeting with valued customers, visiting job sites and building relationships with key stakeholders.

Caterpillar’s product line consists of several product families including Bulldozers, Excavators and Motorgraders. With over 100 models in inventory our training and mentorship programs are unmatched! Trainees will spend the first four to six months in our hands-on training program, working with corporate mentors. Trainees receive in-depth training to gain an understanding of Milton CAT, the products we represent and sell, sales cycle, territory management and financing solutions. It includes a combination of field training, classroom instruction, on-line courses and exposure to several sales support departments. After successful completion of the training, trainees are given the opportunity to manage their own territory. We are looking for candidates that are interested in starting a long term career with our organization. This ideal candidate must be willing to travel and temporarily stay in Milford, MA for training.

Responsibilities

 Maximize the sale and rental of Caterpillar heavy construction and compact equipment lines to customers in a defined sales area.

 Analyze sales opportunities provide solutions to our customers and participate in sales promotions.

 Maintain current product knowledge on features and benefits of all equipment potentially saleable by the dealership.

 Monitors competitive activity and products.

 Conducts new equipment field demonstrations.

 Maintains current knowledge of used equipment values and ability to evaluate properly for training purposes.

 Maintains current knowledge of financing options to assist customers with securing the purchase of new and used equipment.

 Attend sales training, sales meetings, events and seminars.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.

 Excellent communication, organizational, and negotiating skills.

 Strong entrepreneurial drive and work ethic.

 Ability to work flexible hours to meet customer needs.

 Proficient in the use of a computer and related software (Word, Excel, etc.)

 Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong problem solving skills.

 Ability to perform duties with a sense of urgency, exceeding customer expectations.

 Must have and maintain a clean driving record.

 Travel throughout the Milton CAT territory and outside of the Milton CAT territory as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

 Previous construction sales experience or internship is a plus.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Your supervisor may request and assign similar duties.

Apply Online – www.MiltonCAT.com/Careers

Resumes that are mailed, emailed or hand-delivered to Milton CAT or any employee will not be considered. You must apply online. Background checks, drug testing, and health assessments are required as part of our pre-employment process.

We encourage applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, handicap, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We base all employment decisions to further this principle of equal employment opportunity. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. EEO/AA employer. Milton CAT is a Drug-Free workplace.

New York State Department of Labor Hot Jobs for the week of July 30, 2015

Erie County: 

Harbor Freight Tools Hiring Event

--- New Store in Hamburg ---

Tues. & Wed., Aug. 11 & 12 … 9am-4pm

At Erie Community College’s South Campus

Rooms 6201c & 6202 in Building #6

VARIETY OF FT-PT POSITIONS AVAILABLE

*** Warehouse Supervisor *** Head Pricing Coordinator ***

*** Head Cashier *** Asst. Head Cashier *** Retail Clerks***

Extensive Training

Flexible Work Schedule

Reasonable Store Hours

Paid Time Off

Employee Discounts

Competitive Wages

PLEASE ALSO APPLY ONLINE AT: www.hftcareers.com --- Search: Hamburg, NY

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Kelly Services Recruitments

Thursdays, Aug. 6 & 20 – 9-10am

At The Buffalo Career Center, 284 Main St.

Looking for Production/Warehouse Workers – FT-Temp., M-Sat. 1st shift, 40 hrs./wk.

Need GED/high school diploma. At least 6 months’ production/assembly/forklift experience preferred, but would consider a trainee. Wage: $9-$10.50/hr.

CALL FOR A RESERVATION – 716-851-2759

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NY1139755. Lockport. CLEANER/TECHS. IMMEDIATE NEED!! PT. Days/shifts vary. Will clean professional buildings - bathrooms, offices, hallways and stairs; Empty trash; mop, sweep & vacuum floors. Must have valid driver's license and own vehicle. No educational requirement listed. Would consider a trainee. Wage: $8.75-$10/hr.

Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce Job Fair

Tuesday, Aug. 4 – 10am-2pm

At Walden Galleria Mall – near the Apple Computer Store

Over 30 Businesses Will Be There – With A Wide Variety of Job Openings!!!

Bring Resumes & Dress To Impress!!!

FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.cheektowaga.org

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Manpower Recruiting Events

Searching for JANITORS – NY1139537

Downtown Buffalo. FT-Temp. 1st & 2nd shift openings. 10+ positions.

Cleaning and janitorial openings at a hospital in the medical corridor. GED/high school diploma and 1-4 years’ experience needed. Reliable transportation required. Wage: $11/hr., depending upon experience.

First, submit resume (a resume is a must!) via email, fax or in person:

Email: marcy.coloprisco@manpower.com; Fax: 716-634-9288;

In person: Manpower, 5326 Main St., Williamsville -- OR CALL - 716-634-3200

AND ATTEND ONE OF THESE OPEN RECRUITMENTS:

TUESDAY, AUG. 4: Williamsville Career Center, 4175 Transit Rd., Williamsville, 9:30-11:00am

THURSDAY, AUG. 6: Lockport WorksourceOne Center, 272 South Transit St., 10:00am-Noon

Please call for a reservation---716-851-2759

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NY1139298. Amherst. ROOM ATTENDANTS. FT. 1st shift. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. 5 openings. Requires flexible schedule and ability to work all shifts, weekends and holidays. Responsible for cleanliness and attention to detail of the hotel. The Room Attendant services guest rooms and guest housekeeping requests and is responsible for their overall comfort level. Looking for individuals who possess a high level of attention to detail and a strong work ethic. This role has direct involvement with guests and good communication skills are required. Requires high school diploma - vocational degree or some college preferred. Some experience required - would NOT consider a trainee. On bus route.  ALSO HAVE OPENINGS FOR: Maintenance, Shuttle Driver/Lobby Aides, Housekeeping, Houseperson.

NY1138971. Buffalo. TRAINING MANAGER. FT. M-F. 1st shift. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. Provides leadership and on-going maintenance of effective training programs that enhance long-term improvement of employee skills. Organize and develop training manuals, reference library, evaluation procedures and materials, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials. Position will require 40% travel to other sites and may also include international travel. Awareness of certification systems and the value of certification. Computer efficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; and experience with computerized training and tracking systems. Requires Bachelor's Degree in relevant field of study and 5- 10 years of related experience. Wage negotiable, depending on experience. On bus route.

NY1138951. WNY Area.  HVAC SERVICE TECHNICIANS.  FT. M-F. 7:30am-4:30pm. Benefits. 5 openings.

Work on and troubleshoot commercial/industrial HVAC systems.  Skills needed: Electrical testing, hydronic experience, refrigeration and control experience. GED/high school diploma and 3 years' work experience required. EPA Certification needed.  Requires valid driver's license, and some tools. Pay range $12-$30/hr., depending on experience.  Benefits also include company truck & retirement. Company also needs HVAC Project Managers.

 

July 30, 2015

DuPont Yerkes Corian/Tedlar

Chemical Operator

Now accepting applications for the position of Chemical Operators

Applications will be accepted through Wed., August 12, 2015

Due to a combination of increased business demand and expected attrition, we are seeking candidates to fill an initial 10 positions.

Only candidates that meet the minimum skills or qualification for the position will be considered.  First consideration will be given to candidates that have the preferred skills and qualifications:

MINIMUM SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED equivalent

Willing & able to work a rotating shift schedule including holidays and weekends as well as overtime, sometimes on short notice

Willing & able to wear appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment) including a respirator and full chemical resistant suit with supplied breathing air

Willing and able to lift and move objects that weight up to 50lbs

Willing and able to climb multiple flights of stairs, multiple times per day

Willing and able to work on elevated surfaces climbing open vertical ladders

Willing and able to work in confined spaces

Demonstrated computer proficiency including Microsoft Word and Excel

Must have a valid Driver’s License

PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

Advanced degree or certificate beyond high school (Associate, Bachelor etc) from an accredited program

2 years or more of plant, manufacturing or industrial experience

Prior experience in a chemical plant

Experience doing lock outs i.e. isolating hazardous energy sources

Experience operating mobile equipment i.e. fork truck

Prior experience wearing a respirator and/or chemical resistant suit

APPLY ONLINE: http://careers.dupont.com/jobsearch/job-details/chemical-operator/0827150724/

 

July 30, 2015
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These are federal contractors who are proactively looking to hire veterans in support of their VEVRAA compliance requirements as well as qualified candidates with disabilities and other underrepresented communities like minorities and women.

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July 30, 2015
National Fuel Opportunity
Part-Time Customer Service Representative

National Fuel is currently seeking a Part-Time Customer Service Representative in its Jamestown Customer Assistance Center to perform cashiering duties and respond to customer inquiries via telephone and in person.

Candidates must possess positive interpersonal skills and be adept at identifying customer needs in a helpful and expeditious manner.  The applicant will also perform general clerical work and experience with computers and web based programs are required.  Cashier or teller experience desired.  Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.  Candidates must be available to work a variable schedule Monday - Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.  National Fuel offers a competitive wage and 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 #15-045NY – Part-Time Customer Service Representative in your correspondence to the address listed below. Resumes must be received in our office by August 17, 2015.

National Fuel

Human Resources

Part-Time Customer Service Representative

Position # 15-045NY

P.O. Box 2081

Erie, PA  16512

or

Email resume and cover letter to:

jobs@natfuel.com

Please be sure to reference position #15-045NY 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.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

July 30, 2015

Canadian Pacific – Operations Management Trainee Position

Location – St Paul, MN

Deadline to apply:  Wednesday August 12, 2015

All applicants must apply online at www.cpr.ca

(Only applications online will be accepted)

 

 


July 29, 2015

ENERGY CONSULTANT– WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, the Utility segment of National Fuel Gas Company, is currently seeking an Energy Consultant for an outstanding career opportunity at our Williamsville, NY location. As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and rewarded. National Fuel is looking for a skilled and highly motivated Energy Consultant to serve as an integral member of our team. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions within their assigned geographic territory:

•           Serve as the primary point of contact for larger industrial and commercial accounts to fulfill sales, marketing, customer service, and administrative responsibilities

•           Conduct technical and economic analyses; consult with customers related to end-use natural gas applications

•           Develop and implement effective strategic plans within assigned service area to successfully build and retain sales

•           Maintain and develop positive long-term customer relationships with key accounts, developers, architectural and engineering firms

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree; Engineering, Business or Energy-related concentrations preferred. Technical sales experience and /or knowledge of energy technologies including HVAC and industrial processes are highly desirable. The successful candidate must possess exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills, including a proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Problem solving, organizational and time management skills are necessary to succeed in this position. Routine day travel within western New York 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 August 12, 2015 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #15-026NY

P.O. Box 2081

Erie, PA  16512

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #15-026NY in the subject line of your email.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

 

July 29, 2015

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July 28, 2015
HOUSING COUNSELOR
- Housing and Community Development

General Duties: The Housing Counselor is responsible for assisting the Housing Coordinator in the implementation of the Buffalo Urban League, Inc. programs and housing projects that will promote stability for potential and current homeowners within designated Buffalo Urban League service area or program/project boundaries. The Housing Counselor may be responsible for conducting homebuyer workshops and/or one-on-one sessions on housing and credit counseling services with limited administrative responsibilities. This person may also be responsible for counseling clients that are facing foreclosures and/or are victims of predatory lending or fair housing violations. Within this area, they will counsel clients on budgeting and credit. They will also support the development of educational workshops, and assist in the marketing/outreach efforts of the department. This position requires the use of independent judgment and decision-making skills.

Qualifications: A Bachelors degree in human services, business or related field or at least two (2) years of experience in real estate, financial lending, homeownership preservation or related areas and two (2) years of experience working with people in need of assistance or an equivalent combination of training and experience. NeighborWorks or LaRaza certifications are a plus. Bi-lingual is a plus.

Competencies:

Strong familiarity with housing issues and financing mechanisms.

Experience in working with people of diverse backgrounds.

Good working knowledge of the home buying process.

Knowledge of the housing market and potential obstacles for homeownership.

Knowledge of lending products and various homebuyer assistance programs.

Working knowledge of personal computers. Understanding of Excel and Microsoft Word programs will be required.

Working knowledge of Fair Housing, Fair Lending, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Community Reinvestment Act, and affordable housing, anti-predatory lending laws, foreclosure laws & regulations and related issues.

Good organizational skills.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Tactfully ask probing questions and analyze information to produce recommendations based on analysis.

Skilled at working with people of diverse backgrounds.

Ability to work and motivate others.

Ability to think strategically and solve problems.

Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks efficiently and effectively with reserve and discretion.

Ability to exercise initiative and work independently.

Demonstrated ability to work with others in establishing goals and objectives.

Demonstrated skills in organizing time and prioritizing work load.

Knowledge of different options a client has when a mortgage is in default.

Ability to maintain a calm and professional demeanor when working with the public.

Specific Duties:

Meet individually with potential and current homeowners to provide education, guidance and referrals.

Provide individualized credit counseling services

Comply with all requirements of contract and agreements.

Maintain the database associated with housing counseling

Work closely with community, social, city, county, state and federal agencies to help meet

the needs of clients directly or as an advocacy & referral.

Conduct a comprehensive overview of clients’ financial situation

Exhibit sensitivity to the needs and expectations of clients by listening empathetically, communicating clearly and establishing supportive relationships.

Identify clients’ goals for the counseling program.

Assist clients with creating a spending plan.

Educate clients on using available resources to meet priority expenses and support financial

goals.

Provide a recommended course of action relevant to the clients’ particular situation and in support to the clients’ financials goals.

Utilize training and outside resources to provide advice to clients on complex financial issues.

Prepare appropriate documentation of all counseling sessions in accordance the Buffalo

Urban League and other funder’s guidelines.

Recommend and refer clients to other social services agencies and other community resources for needs outside the scope of the Buffalo Urban League.

Has an understanding of consumer credit issues and keeps current on such issues through participation in in-house training, review of materials distributed by PR and self-directed

learning opportunities outside of work (i.e., listening to consumer oriented radio talk shows, reading the business section of the newspaper or other financially oriented publications).

Provide appropriate teaching and support services to clients.

Provide clients with clear, written recommendations based on the counselor’s professional advice.

Connect clients with educational resources and materials that are relevant to their situation and goals.

Assist with the resolution of client complaints as needed.

Support the implementation of agency responses to top action items arising from budget and credit client satisfaction.

Provide appropriate follow-up, education and support to clients.

Respond to client calls, resolves client/creditor problems and documents account activity in the notes of the Buffalo Urban League’s data operations systems.

Meet quantitative benchmarks and measures established for counseling.

Meet qualitative benchmarks and measures established for counseling.

Represent a positive, professional image of the agency.

Works independently to maintain productivity meet performance goals and manage day-to-day operations of the counseling location without on-site management.

Provides service in accordance with all state, federal and regulatory guidelines for the provision of counseling services.

Please note: This job description is intended to identify and list the responsibilities, duties and qualifications for the position. It cannot be considered all-inclusive, however, as changing organizational circumstances can result in changes to some of those responsibilities, duties and qualifications. Further, every task supporting the functioning of the position may not be listed or not listed in detail.

Submit resume and cover letter to: Beverly Moore, Housing Coordinator, bmoore@buffalourbanleague.org

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 


July 27, 2015

National Fuel

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES – WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

National Fuel currently has employment opportunities for full-time Customer Service Representatives at our Williamsville, New York Customer Response Center.  Customer Service Representatives are responsible for responding to customer inquiries via telephone in a call center environment.

Candidates must possess exceptional interpersonal skills, an understanding and compassionate nature, and be adept at identifying customer needs in a helpful, patient, and expeditious manner.  National Fuel is looking for candidates with a proven history of dependability and reliability.  Prior experience and demonstrated success working in a customer service focused environment is required.  Candidates will be provided with extensive on-the-job training and must demonstrate the ability to quickly learn new computer programs/systems as well as the relevant regulations required to service our customers.  Proficiency with computers and web-based programs is needed to be successful in this role.  Candidates interested in these positions must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. 

Candidates interested in the position must be available to work a flexible work schedule, Monday – Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.  The successful candidate for this position will join a training class that will last for approximately 6-8 weeks during which time customer service skills are regularly evaluated.  National Fuel’s Customer Service Representatives work in a fast-paced call center environment that receives thousands of inbound calls each day from utility customers in our New York service territory.  The nature of the calls received varies widely and can involve emergency calls, account/billing questions, meter reads, new service requests and collections issues among other inquiries.  Due to the volume of calls received and to enhance the level of service we provide to our customers, all customer calls are recorded.  Supervisors regularly monitor the quality and accuracy of the Customer Service Representatives’ calls. 

The starting rate of pay for this position is $18.75 per hour.  National Fuel also offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes health insurance, paid vacation time, and a 401(k) Tax Deferred Savings Plan.  Our next Customer Service Training class is scheduled to start September 21, 2015.

If you are interested in starting an exciting and rewarding career with a great company, please email or mail your resume and cover letter to the address listed below making sure to reference Position #15-043NY – Customer Service Representative in your correspondence. Resumes must be received by our office by August 5, 2015.

National Fuel

Human Resources – Position #15-043NY

P.O. Box 2081

Erie, PA  16512

www.jobs@natfuel.com

Please be sure to reference the position #15-043NY 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.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS


 

July 27, 2015

National Fuel

SAP BASIS ADMINISTRATOR – WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

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 Gas Distribution Corporation, the Utility segment of National Fuel Gas Company, is currently seeking a SAP Basis Administrator for an outstanding career opportunity at our headquarters in Williamsville (Buffalo), NY.  As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and rewarded.

The SAP Basis Administrator is responsible for supporting the organization’s SAP infrastructure.  This includes managing the SAP Basis layer with a focus on: monitoring the system and reporting any events to the respective business owners, application support teams and help desk; and, assisting in problem resolution to ensure system status is returned to normal.  Responsibilities also include, for example, assisting in landscape design and implementation, disaster recovery testing, upgrades, and integration of various SAP features.

A Bachelor’s degree is required and three to five years of experience working as a Basis Administrator is preferred.  In addition, experience with the following technologies is preferred: ECC, CRM, Business Objects, Click, Mobile Workforce Management, and OpenText Streamserve.  The successful candidate must have exceptional problem solving, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to grasp new technologies.

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 August 4, 2015 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position # 15-033NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #15-033NY in the subject line of your email.

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July 23, 2015

SERVICE TECHNICIAN, SHOP - ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION     

Location:  Batavia, NY     Department:  Service 

Employment Type: Full Time Union    Work Hours:  1st Shift

Requisition Number: 15-0112

Description

Milton CAT is seeking an entry level Electric Power Generation (EPG) Service Technician.  EPG Technicians are responsible for the diagnosis, repair, reconditioning, overhaul and maintenance of customer and company engines and power generation equipment and components.  Depending on the location and assignment, the technician will be responsible for some or all of the functions and duties listed below.  These repairs may require working hours in addition to the normal work schedule for emergency calls or routine service as required.  

Essential Duties

. Installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of engine and electrical related system transfer switches, UPS and switchgear systems.  Removes, disassembles, assembles, and installs components and parts.  

. Interpret technical drawings, schematics and wiring diagrams.  

. Diagnose the problem and cause of failure through logical troubleshooting steps.

. Determines reusability of parts in accordance with published Caterpillar reusability guidelines.

. Orders replacement parts ensuring that parts ordered are correct and complete at time of order.

. Cleans, repairs, reconditions, and maintains equipment and components.

. Tests, measures, and adjusts engine and machine systems and components.

. Prepares, inspects and operates machines prior to delivery.

. Keeps up to date with developments in tooling, technologies and systems.

. Prepares inspection and appraisal reports.

. Prepares accurate and complete service reports timely.

. Maintain a professional and proper personal appearance.

. Flexible to work after hours when needed to meet customer needs.

. Performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  

. High school diploma or GED equivalent.

. Experience or training as an EPG technician.

. Electrical power generation/electronics experience or training on CAT diesel and natural gas engines and/or like competitive equipment including high voltage up to 480 volts.

. Valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

. Proficient in the use of a computer and related software (Word, Excel, etc.).

. Strong problem solving skills and be detailed oriented with a high level of accuracy

. Strong math skills.

. Able to lift more than 50 pounds.

. Able to work varying shifts, weekends and holidays.

. Ability to perform duties with a sense of urgency, exceeding customer expectations.

. Ability to work in the field without supervision.

. Able to work in a dynamic, fast paced service environment.

. Maintain a tool inventory sufficient to perform assigned tasks.

. Must have a safe working record.

Preferred Skills and Competencies

. Associates degree in a related field.

. Experience with CAT Electronic Technician and SIS programs.

. CDL license.

. May be required to complete DOT license.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Your supervisor may request and assign you similar duties.  

Apply Online – www.MiltonCAT.com/Careers 

Resumes that are mailed, emailed or hand-delivered to Milton CAT or any employee will not be considered. You must apply online. Background checks, drug testing, and health assessments are required as part of our pre-employment process.

Why Milton CAT?

Join a company with a reputation as a choice destination for people seeking rewarding, stable careers. 

Milton CAT is the exclusive distributor of Caterpillar earthmoving, construction machinery, and power systems products in the Northeast.  Beyond clean, friendly work environments and state-of the-art equipment, tooling, and machinery, we offer exciting opportunities to experienced professionals, recent graduates, and students. The combination of a competitive compensation and benefits package, along with top notch training and advancement opportunities, makes Milton CAT an employer of choice in the Northeast. 

Milton CAT is an equal opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. We encourage applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, handicap, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We base all employment decisions to further this principle of equal employment opportunity. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. EEO/AA employer.

 

 

July 23, 2015

FIELD ENGINEERING TRAINEE – WESTERN NEW YORK

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) is a diversified energy company with its headquarters in Williamsville, New York.  National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, the Utility segment of National Fuel Gas Company, is currently seeking a Field Engineering Trainee for an outstanding career opportunity at one of our Western New York Field Locations.  As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and rewarded.

Primary responsibilities for the Field Engineering Trainee are to plan, schedule, and inspect the work of employees engaged in installation, maintenance, and service work at customer’s homes and businesses.  Working primarily out of our field offices, daily responsibilities include the following:

•           Project management including scoping and estimating of daily, routine, system operating/maintenance and pipeline installation projects within the defined service territory

•           Project planning and work-order prioritization for personnel associated with field operations

•           Front-line direct field supervision of hourly field employees involved with pipeline upgrades and repairs, system maintenance, and associated projects

•           Time management and productivity analysis of hourly field employees

•           Regular contact with customers regarding gas service issues and concerns in order to maintain appropriate customer service levels

•           Coordination of daily emergency response logistics

A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required.  Disciplines in Mechanical and Civil Engineering are preferred. Mechanical aptitude and the ability to troubleshoot technical issues are required.  Candidates must possess exceptional time management skills and the availability to cover rotating emergency assignments.  The ability to interface well with others, communicate with supervisors, customers and field personnel and work within a team environment is essential.  Demonstrated supervisory capability and the ability to quickly solve problems is required.  Any candidate offered a position with National Fuel will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test.   A valid driver's license along with a clean driving record is required.

National Fuel offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  For confidential consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter by August 22, 2015 to:

 

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #15-021NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

SECURITY ADMINISTRATOR – WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

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 Gas Distribution Corporation, the Utility segment of National Fuel Gas Company, is currently seeking a Security Administrator for an outstanding career opportunity at our headquarters in Williamsville (Buffalo), NY.  As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and rewarded.

The Security Administrator is responsible for administering corporate information security systems to preserve the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of corporate information systems and data.  This includes monitoring the operational environment to ensure compliance with security standards and procedures.  The Security Administrator assists in the creation, documentation, implementation, and maintenance of computing standards and procedures to secure corporate information.  The successful candidate will be required to identify and communicate any system vulnerabilities and assist in evaluating measures to mitigate them.  The Security Administrator will also participate in the response to information security related incidents.

A Bachelor’s degree is required.  Three to five years of experience working with multiple aspects of information security administration is preferred.  Prior experience with SAP, PeopleSoft, and/or mainframe platforms is preferred.  The successful candidate must have exceptional problem solving, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to grasp new technologies.

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 August 4, 2015 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #15-006NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #15-006NY in the subject line of your email.

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DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

July 23, 2015

New York State Department of Labor Hot Jobs for the

Week of July 23, 2015

NY1139028. Lockport. MANAGER/TREASURER. FT. M-F. Days. Benefits. Looking for a Manager/Treasurer of a small/mid-size credit union. Individual responsible for directing all credit union operations including, but not limited, to overseeing staff, payroll, financial reports, investments, compliance officer, executing loans. Strong administration skills, as well as a business background, required. Banking/credit union experience. Computer skills, including Microsoft Office, required. 3 years’ experience needed - would NOT consider a trainee. Some college required; college degree preferred. Need valid driver's license and own vehicle. Wage negotiable, depending on experience.

NY1138140. East Aurora. MECHANICAL PRODUCT ENGINEER. FT. M-F. Benefits.

Ideal candidate will have strong project engineering skills with a solid background in the design, development, qualification and manufacture of electromechanical products. Experience with the electro-mechanical design and manufacture of LED lighting and/or a background designing products for aerospace or high-reliability markets would be advantageous. Familiarity with heat transfer, structural analysis, reliability analysis and failure mode analysis preferred.  Software experience using PTC Creo, PTC Creo Simulate, Solidworks and MS-Office would be an asset.  Requires customer interface, solid modeling design, material selection, material resource planning, technical writing skills and project engineering.  Some travel required. Must be U.S. citizen and able to travel outside U.S. Must have B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) and up to 10 years' industry experience. Relocation assistance not available.

NY1137918. Grand Island. MAINTENANCE MECHANICS. FT. Year-Round. T-Sun. 40 hrs./wk. 1-3 openings. Work Schedule: In-season: Between 8am and 9pm; Off-season: 8am-5pm. Qualified mechanics to ensure operation & maintenance of machinery & mechanical equipment in amusement park. Will inspect, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, and refurbish amusement rides and their subsystems. Responsible for ride set up/take down and work in conjunction with other staff to solve ride-related and facilities-related problems. GED/high school diploma; vocational degree or college a plus. Knowledge of electrical, hydraulics, motors, pumps, & bearings helpful. Need own tools.

NY1138019. Elma. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER. FT. M-F. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. Manages day-to-day employee relations. Maintains records, benefits, compensation, federal contractor compliance and regulatory requirements related to payroll and labor law. FMLA, OSHA, EEO, AAP, FAA programs. COBRA. Worker's Comp. reporting. Bachelor's Degree in HR and SPHR Certification or Master's required; and minimum of 5 years' experience managing employee relations.

NY1139136. Niagara Falls. SALES ASSOCIATE. FT. M-F. 40 hrs./wk. Day shift. Benefits. Direct sales interaction with customers, from electrical contractors to large businesses, colleges, municipalities, school districts, universities, etc.  Ability to communicate knowledgeably and effectively regarding a full spectrum of electrical products. Must provide excellent customer service and conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times either in person or through telephone calls. Computer literate with knowledge and applied use of software such as Word, Excel, etc. Minimum of a high school diploma, prefer A.A.S. in Business/Tech. or B.S. in Business Management.

Starting salary: $30,000/yr., negotiable depending on experience.

NY1138156. Buffalo. BILINGUAL LEGALLY EXEMPT ENROLLMENT, INSPECTION & INVESTIGATION SPECIALIST. Application Deadline: July 26. FT. M-F. Days. Benefits. Fluency in Spanish or other language supporting customers. Responsible for enrolling, re-enrolling, inspecting and monitoring legally exempt child care providers as defined by NYS Office of Children and Family Services. Conduct Child Welfare, Sex Offender Registry, Criminal History and Day Care Enforcement History background checks. Conduct annual & monitoring inspections & complaint investigations. Assist with language translation. Requires Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, related field or 6 years’ relevant experience. Minimum 3 years’ office experience, including data entry. Case management experience a plus. Working knowledge of computers, including MS Office.

NY1138451. Williamsville. OFFICE CLEANING/FLOOR/CARPET WORK. FT or PT. 2nd shift (after 6pm). Business operates 7 days/wk. MUST be hardworking and self-motivated team player. MUST be willing to give 100% effort to each shift. Need valid driver's license and own dependable transportation. Must have reliable cell phone with capability to send/receive picture texts. Must know how to clean bathrooms, dust with a keen detailed eye, strip and wax floors and use a carpet extractor machine. Requires high school diploma and 1 year of related experience. Training provided in specifics. Wage: $9-$11/hr., negotiable, depending on experience.

NY1138453. Buffalo. MACHINE OPERATOR TRAINEES. FT. 2nd and/or 3rd shift. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. Ability to operate and monitor bulk and retail packaging equipment.  Also have the ability to do minor repairs, preventative maintenance and upkeep on machinery.  Candidate will be responsible for use of chemicals in sanitation practices. Food manufacturing experience preferred. High-speed packaging experience preferred. High school diploma/GED.

NY1138288. Buffalo. OFFICE ASSISTANT/SALES SUPPORT. FT. M-F. 8:30am-5:00pm. Benefits. Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish, both written and orally, a plus. Need ability to work overtime, as needed. Must be able to multi-task. Must be organized and detail-oriented, have a courteous phone personality, and be customer-focused. Performs sales support activities of products; marketing lead follow-up; customer requests for pricing; ordering and product information; and preparation of associated forms, filing, and scanning. High school diploma or equivalent; Associate's Degree preferred.  Minimum of 3 years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent of education and experience. Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook). Knowledge of AS400 and WebDocs helpful. Familiarity with contact management software, such as Act! and QuoteWerks preferred.

NY1137988. Buffalo. RESIDENT MANAGER. FT. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. NOTE: Swing shift - Applicants must be available to work all shifts: 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am, 12-8am. High school diploma required; 1 year of college preferred.

Good communication and writing skills required. Ability to work with people in crisis situation. Supervise resident, visitor flow and activities in facility and on grounds to ensure rules are not violated. Check visitor identification. Administer breath tests, transport clients, conduct pat searches, distribute client supplies, collect linen, and maintain inventory. Conduct daily room and facility inspections. Heat and distribute meals to residents in absence of cook. Wage: Swing shift pays shift differential: 8am-4pm, $10.43/hr., 4pm-12am, $10.53/hr., and 12am-8am, $10.58/hr. Company pays for health benefits. 

 


July 22, 2015

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION POSTING

JOB TITLE:        EDUCATION SPECIALIST

AGENCY:           Housing Opportunities Made Equal is a nationally recognized civil rights agency which, since 1963, has led the struggle for fair housing in Western New York.  HOME operates under government contracts to assist victims of housing discrimination, conduct educational programs, and provide mobility and housing counseling services

QUALIFICATIONS:         Candidates for this position must have a Bachelor’s Degree (in communications, education, social sciences or a related field), a valid driver’s license and access to a car.  Spanish language skills are desirable.

STARTING SALARY:       $34,320 plus benefit package which includes health insurance, retirement, long-term disability insurance as well as paid vacation, sick time and personal time. 

Responsibilities

HOME is seeking a creative, committed and highly organized person to coordinate agency outreach and community education in Western New York.  Specific responsibilities of this position include:

         Soliciting, scheduling and conducting educational presentations;

         Conducting outreach and attending public events to disseminate information about fair housing;

         Editing a quarterly newsletter;

         Assisting in the preparation of educational materials including brochures, press releases, and displays;

         Participating in public affairs interviews;

         Contributing to HOME’s website and social media communications;

         Documenting educational activities and maintaining agency archives; and

         Providing paralegal counseling for landlords, tenants, home seekers and others.

Application process:  Submit a resume and cover letter to HOME Inc., 1542 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14209 by Friday, August 14, 2015 or by email to sgehl@homeny.org.   HOME is an equal opportunity employer.   

 


GREAT NEWS SHARING

Congratulations to the graduating class from the Steps to Achieve = Steps to Succeed Academy Program July 31, 2015. They each received their Certificates and Diplomas on this date. Words of encouragement were shared by Executive Director Demone Smith, and Program Coordinator Otis Glover


Charles Douglas with Placement Counselor Joyce Faines, sharing in the good news for his new job at the Buffalo City Mission as a Case Manager

Taylor Combs (on the right) with our Executive Director Damone Smith, receiving congratulations for his new job at Chipolte

as a Cook/Team Member

Cornelius Scurry (in the middle) seen here with our Executive Director Damone Smith, and Placement Counselor Joyce Faines sharing in the good news of getting a job at US Securities as a

Security Officer

Paul Monacelli, Jr. is with his Placement Counselor Betty Lee sharing his good news of a job with Werner Enterprise as a Truck Driver

Daniel William came in to receive his congratulations from his Placement Counselor Betty Lee on his new job with P & G Steel Products as a Machine Operator



Edwin Voll III, Hiring Specialist for U.S. Security Associates,  assisting Ms. Glenda Crawley, a job seeking customer with applying on line for Security Guard position.

 

McKinley Faulkner with his Placement Counselor  Joyce Faines receiving congratulations for his hire at Buffalo Staffing at NIABRAZE as a Plating Technician

 

Otis Glover's Class -Steps to Succeed = Steps to Achieve Academy of Employment Graduating Classes Monday June 22, 2015 received Certificates of Completion. Congratulations to the students !!! We wish you all much success in your endeavors.

 

 

Letia Goodman (on the left) with Placement Counselor Betty Lee sharing in the good news of her hire at Brookdale Bassett Road Health & Wellness Director as a Registered Nurse

 

 


OUTREACH INFORMATION:

INFORMATION FROM DEPARTMENT OF LABOR REGARDING UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMS:

UI Contact Information

Path to Speak to an Agent about your Claim

To contact Telephone Claims Center (TCC) staff:  Dial: 1-888-209-8124 

If you live outside of NYS, call toll-free at (877) 358-5306

The TELEPHONE CLAIMS CENTER is the ONLY OFFICE that can answer your questions about your claim.

NO OTHER OFFICE can provide this information.

Note: the following script may change without notice

. Call 1-888-209-8124 (1-877-358-5306 from outside of NYS) 

. Hear: "Welcome to the New York State Department of Labor's Unemployment Insurance claim line. To continue in English, press 1. Bienvenido a la línea telefónica de Reclamos del Seguro por Desempleo del Estado de Nueva York. Para continuar en español, oprima el número dos.  

. You will hear an informational message, which can change from time to time. WAIT TO HEAR THE OPTIONS BEFORE CHOOSING. YOU MAY BE DISCONNECTED IF YOU DO NOT WAIT!!

. For information about fraud alerts, press 1. To continue to the main menu, press 9. CHOOSE OPTION 9 FOR THE MAIN MENU.

. Hear: For quality assurance, your call may be monitored or recorded. Please choose one of the following selections. To enter your representative’s telephone extension number, press 1. To complete your claim that was already begun on our website, press 2. To file a new claim, press 3. For contact information or to listen to quick answers about your payment options and Unemployment Insurance, press 4. To ask a question about a claim you have already filed, press 5. For PIN or address change, or for questions regarding your 1099 form, press 6. To repeat your choices.press 9.”  CHOOSE OPTION 5. 

. Hear:  "Remember, our website provides detailed and updated information about unemployment insurance benefits. You can claim weekly benefits, check the status of your payments, print out a history of your claim, and obtain the answers to frequently asked questions about the unemployment insurance program. All this is available on our website, www.labor.ny.gov." 

. Hear:  "New York State Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer program provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities." 

. Hear:  "Before we get started, I need to collect some information. Please enter your nine digit Social Security number using your telephone keypad. If the number you entered is XXX-XX-XXXX, press 1. If no, press 2." 

. Hear:  "Now, enter your four-digit PIN using your telephone keypad." 

E-Mail:   

If you have a general Unemployment Insurance (UI) question or a claim specific question not addressed in our Frequently Asked Questions, http://www.labor.state.ny.us/ui/faq.shtm  section, sign in with your NY.GOV ID and click on "Messages".  See Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Customer Tutorials, https://labor.ny.gov/ui/claimantinfo/sign-in-faq.shtm to help you get started with NY.GOV ID.  

Write: 

New York State Department of Labor, P.O. Box 15130, Albany, NY 12212-5130 

Website: http://www.labor.ny.gov 

You may use the website to:

. File a new claim

. Certify to weekly benefits

. View the UI Information Handbook

. See a history of all payments you have received

To claim weekly benefits by telephone: The Tele-Service number is: 1-888-581-5812

If caller has an active claim on file:

. Hear: "You currently have a valid claim on file. You can check your claim status by going online at www.labor. ny.gov  or by calling Tel-Service at 1-888-581-5812 for New York State residents, or 1-888-864-9920 for out of state residents. If you have other questions, please remain on the line and you will be given additional menu options. Please hold …" 

. Hear: "To change your name, address, or phone number, press 1. If you forgot your PIN or wish to set a new one, press 2. To begin or cancel the withholding of Federal income tax from your benefits, press 3. To begin or cancel the withholding of New York State income tax from your benefits, press 4.  For all other questions, press 5.  To repeat your choices, press 6.  To end this call, please press 9."   CHOOSE OPTION 5. 

. Hear: “If you are calling about the status of payments, press 1. If you have a question about claiming your weekly benefits, press 2.  If you are calling about the status of your claim, press 3. To repeat your choices, press 4.  To end this call, press 9.  CHOOSE OPTION 3.

If caller has an expired claim on file: 

. Hear: "If you would like to ask a question about a claim you have already filed, press 1. If you would like to file a new claim for benefits, press 2."  CHOOSE OPTION 1.  

. Hear: "To change your name, address, or phone number, press 1. If you forgot your PIN or wish to set a new one, press 2. To begin or cancel the withholding of Federal income tax from your benefits, press 3. To begin or cancel the withholding of New York State income tax from your benefits, press 4. For all other questions, press 5. To repeat your choices, press 6.  To end this call, please press 9."   CHOOSE OPTION 5. 

. Hear: “If you are calling about the status of payments, press 1. If you have a question about claiming your weekly benefits, press 2.  If you are calling about the status of your claim, press 3. To repeat your choices, press 4.  To end this call, press 9.  CHOOSE OPTION 3.

 

 

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES

70 Barker St.

Buffalo, NY 14209

883-1914

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

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF BUFFALO

282 Babcock St.

Buffalo, NY 14210

825-1016

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

DEPT OF SENIOR SERVICES:

95 Franklin St.

Buffalo, NY 14202

858-8526

What they offer:

Case Management

Insurance Counseling

Family Caregiver Assistance

Transportation

Nutrition

Home Care

PREVENTION FOCUS/WOMAN FOCUS

69 Linwood Ave.

Buffalo, NY 14209

884-3256

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

PARENT NETWORK OF WNY

1000 Main St.

Buffalo, NY 14202

332-4170

What they offer:

Provides services to families with children who have disabilities

Workshops

Information and Referral Services

HEAP

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

CHEEKTOWAGA YOUTH AND RECREATIONAL SERVICES (Open to non – Cheektowaga Residents)

275 Alexander Ave.

Cheektowaga, NY 14221

897-7207

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

893-0062

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 
1-800-566-7636.
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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