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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:

WKBW Channel 7

WGRZ Channel 2

WBEN 930 AM Radio

look for our office listed as:

Buffalo Employment & Training Center (BETC)

 

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NAWBO Buffalo Niagara Mega Mixer

EachOne ReachOne - March 11, 2015

Don't miss WNY's Largest Annual Networking Event for Women Business Owners & Professionals!

Register Online Now!

www.nawbowny.org


 

Recruitment for

Cage Cashier & Dealer positions Seneca Casinos

Date: Wednesday, March 4th

From: 12:00pm -12:30pm

Where: Williamsville Dept. of Labor

4175 Transit Road

Williamsville, NY

In Transit Town Plaza-behind Chili’s & TJ Maxx

Prospective employees are encouraged to bring

copies of their resume, dress professionally and

be prepared for on the spot interviews.

No experience is necessary.

To reserve your spot call:

Michele Taylor at 851-2655 or

Email: Michele.Taylor@labor.ny.gov

**There are a limited number of individuals who

may be interviewed between 1:00PM – 4:00 PM.

 

Job Fair

For employment at the  

SHERATON AT THE FALLS

WHEN

March 6th from 11am to 3pm

WHERE

Sheraton at the Falls

30 Third St Niagara Falls NY.

 

Catholic Health Recruitment

OPEN RECRUITMENT

NYS Department of Labor Lockport Worksource One Center

272 South Transit St.

Lockport, NY

(716)851-2759 (Please call for reservation)

FRIDAY MARCH 27, 2015 ● 10:00 AM SHARP

Apply on-line prior to attendance atwww.chsbuffalo.org/

careers

 

 

WHATS GOING ON IN MARCH at BETC

MEET THE EMPLOYER SESSIONS

Place: BETC - 77 Goodell Street, Buffalo, New York 14203

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 - Southeast Works (10:00 am)

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 - Home Depot (11:00 am)

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 - Catholic Health (10:00 am)

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 - Imagine Staffing (1:00 pm)

Come and speak with the Representatives regarding positions available with these Companies, there are many to be filled.

Examples: Healthcare, Customer service, Manufacturing, Clerical and many more

(Home Depot alone has hundreds of positions needed to be filled)

Remember To:

Dress for Success

Bring an Updated Resume

Be on Time

(You must be enrolled in the BETC program or call 856-JOBS for more info. on how to enroll)

 

 

 

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Domestic Violence Advocate

SUMMARY:

As an employee providing direct services to FJC clients (victims of domestic violence and abuse) the Domestic Violence Advocate plays an important role in completing safety planning, crisis intervention, discussing options and making referrals to services. Advocates may be required to cover shifts at multiple locations: Amherst, Orchard Park, and downtown Buffalo.    Forward resumes to:  Mary Murphy FJC Executive Director: mmurphy@fjcsafe.org

Responsibilities and Duties:

·         Provide immediate support, crisis intervention, risk assessment, safety planning and referrals to victims of Domestic Violence

·         Discuss options for filing criminal and civil orders of protection, drafting Family Offense Petitions, e-filing, video conferencing at all FJC Locations, provide court accompaniment

·         Have extensive knowledge of local and statewide Domestic Violence resources

·         Provide follow up services and case management to assure on-going support and links to appropriate services

·         Conduct presentations re: domestic violence to public, private and civic organizations

·         Assist in compiling monthly grant reports

OTHER JOB DUTIES:

·         Assist with administrative duties as needed

·         Perform all other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

·         Engage in a collaborative working relationship with a variety of stakeholders( e.g. law enforcement agencies, community services, housing and legal organizations, civil and criminal courts)

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in social work or related field

·         1-3 years paid professional experience

·         Bi-lingual

·         Thorough understanding of domestic violence, courts, Dept. Of Social Services and community agencies

·         Adhere and enforce an understanding of Client Confidentiality

·         Possess training and knowledge in Mandated Reporting of suspected child abuse

·         Exceptional written, interpersonal, and communication skills

·         Able to multi-task, respond to rapidly changing situations; organize, prioritize, and perform work with minimal supervision

·         Able to work on a team and independently

·         Highly organized, very effective time management skills

·         Strong public speaking skills

Salvation Army
Counselor

Supervised Visitation Program

Description of Position:  To provide supervised visitation and related services to families involved in the foster care and court system. To assist families in meeting the goal of family reunification as appropriate.

Qualifications:

- Master's degree (MA or equivalent), entry level

- Effective interpersonal skills and excellent written and oral communication

- Proven expertise in building and maintaining positive relationships with diverse individuals

- Must have understanding of, and appreciation for, the mission of The Salvation Army

- Must have a valid driver’s license

Qualified and interested candidates should respond with resume and cover letter by March 6, 2015 to:

Tina Dell

The Salvation Army

960 Main Street

Buffalo, New York 14202

E-mail: Tina.Dell@use.salvationarmy.org

Fax number: (716) 888-6299

 

Horizon Health Services

CLINICAL OPEN HOUSE

OPEN INTERVIEWS FOR MASTER LEVEL COUNSELORS

As a leader in mental health, chemical dependency, vocational and medical treatment services in WNY, our continued growth allows us to provide various opportunities within our organization, offering great career development and the opportunity to work with a friendly, fun, and professional team. We currently have full-time Master level counseling positions for the following locations:

 Horizon Village and Freedom Village: Residential treatment facilities located in Sanborn, NY

 Terrace House: Detox and inpatient treatment facility in Buffalo, NY

 Outpatient Clinics: Counseling positions in our chemical dependency and mental health programs in Erie and Niagara counties

 Young Adult Inpatient Clinic: Possible counseling positions for new Young Adult treatment facility at DeGraff Hospital opening June 2015!

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or a related field. Relevant licensures or certifications, such as LMSW, LMHC, LCSW or CASAC are strongly preferred. At least 2 years of chemical dependency and / or mental health counseling is recommended for these roles. Applicants without minimum education will not be considered for this position.

We are looking for full- time counselors for all shifts including evening and weekends. We offer competitive salaries and great benefits including bonuses, retirement, and health care.

Please bring your resume and 3 professional letters of recommendation.

Date: Friday, March 20th

Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Location: 291 Elm Street, Buffalo NY, 14203

IMMEDIATE INTERVIEWS to all qualified applicants that attend!

 

Education Administrative Assistant

Child Care Resource Network is a not-for-profit agency that brings together families, child care

providers, employers and the community to develop and support accessible and affordable

high-quality child care for families and children in Buffalo and Erie County. We are looking for

an Education Administrative Assistant. Under the direction of the Director of Education &

Training, the Education Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative

support to the Education & Training Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Act in accordance with the agency's mission, vision and values

2. Coordinate Professional Development Schedule registration:

a. Assist providers with training selections

b. Responsible for training registration and data entry

c. Review trainings once placed in CCRN website, share changes as needed and

follow up as needed

d. Review training selections made on website, checking for e-payment pending

and notifying the finance department

e. Track registration per training and notify relevant staff of attendance numbers

f. Assist providers in replacement training certificates as requested

g. Enter data for MAT skills registration for Health Consultant

h. Provide clerical support pertaining to training, registration and data entry

i. Prepare folders for onsite training including sign-in sheets, evaluation and

certificates

j. Record data from each training, i.e. evaluations and attendance

3. Coordinate monthly Training Assistant (TA) process:

a. Oversee TA schedule and follow-up with staff to assure all trainings are covered

(develops TA calendar, communicates TA needs,)

b. Maintain Policies and Procedures Manual (TA check list- update as needed)

4. Plan and develop the Professional Development Schedule (PDS)

a. Develop and coordinate the scheduling of training

b. Enter trainings in PDS publisher document

c. Collaborate with the marketing specialist to complete PDS

d. Input PDS trainings to Professional Development Program website for

Educational Incentive Program

5. Responsible for acting as Training Assistant for evening and Saturday classes

6. Serve as a member of the Education team

a. Serve as member of the staff team, and attend meetings and trainings as

required. Acts as a positive participant of the team

b. Complete tasks requests submitted by Education Team.

c. Provide Basic Technical Assistance by working with providers as necessary

7. Prepare folders for offsite training including sign in sheets, evaluation and certificates

a. Record data from each training i.e. evaluations and attendance

8. Provide administrative support to the Director of Education:

a. Record budget figures

b. Report monthly training figures

c. Assist with milestone reporting

d. Maintain an adequate inventory of supplies and materials for the department

9. Carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description, in

accordance with the agency’s team philosophy.

Job requirements:

1. Associates Degree in Business, Early Childhood Education or three years

relevant work experience

2. Three years experience in an office setting

3. Excellent oral and written communication skills

4. Excellent clerical skills, including the ability to multi-task

5. Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail

6. Excellent human relation skills as well as the ability to communicate, orally

and in writing, with a wide range of people including the current predominant

linguistic, racial and ethnic populations of Erie County

7. Proficiency in Microsoft© Word, Excel, Publisher, Access and Outlook

8. Available to work occasional evenings and weekends

9. Knowledgeable in child care and education

10. The ability to carry out assignments without direct supervision

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid NYS Driver License and vehicle with current registration and insurance

Physical Demands:

1. Can regularly do repetitive tasks such as keyboarding and mouse operation

2. Ability to lift 30 pounds.

To apply submit resume and salary requirements to Renee Gietz, Director of Quality Assurance

and Support Services, Child Care Resource Network, 1000 Hertel Ave., Buffalo, NY 14216 or

rgietz@wnychildren.org by March 8, 2015. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal

employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin,

sex, age, disability, familial, or marital status.

 

TSI will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. until noon.

150 Crosspoint Parkway, Getzville, NY  14068

For details regarding their careers, please go to:

http://www.tsico.com/Careers/Search_for_Careers_at_TSI.html


March 3, 2015

National Fuel Job Opportunity

RATE ANALYST – WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG) is a multi-billion dollar diversified energy company with corporate headquarters in metro 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 Rate Analysts in the Utility’s Rates and Regulatory Affairs Department.  The Rate Analyst will have responsibilities associated with:

•           Assisting with the preparation of regulatory filings in the Company’s New York and Pennsylvania Divisions

•           Preparation and defense of business analyses including account variances and explanations of those variances

•           Design and support of accounting entries needed to record rate related activities on the accounting books of the company

•           Develop, report and analyze customer sales forecasts

•           Design and support of Sarbanes-Oxley compliant account entries, reconciliation, and review

More experienced candidates will also be required to fulfill responsibilities associated with defending regulatory filings and participating as an expert witness before state regulatory bodies. The positions require a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with a preferred concentration in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, Mathematics or a related field.   An MBA degree is preferred.  

The successful candidate must possess exceptional analytical skills, outstanding attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to design complex spreadsheets and numerical analyses to support their job function.

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 March 12, 2015 to:

National Fuel - Human Resources

Position # 15-012NY

6363 Main Streetm Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

 

Please reference position #15-012NYin the subject line of your email.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

March 3, 2015

Frito-Lay

WAREHOUSER – GENERAL (BULK AND PREPICK)

HOURS:            Part-Time (Avg. 24-28 hrs./wk.) 

Full-Time (Avg. 40-45 hrs./wk.)

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

Job duties may include, but are not limited to the following, as dictated by the needs of the individual facility.

•           Loads and unloads pallets and individual cases to/from trailers. 

•           Picks appropriate cases according to orders and places on carts.

•           Loads product onto route truck following prescribed manner.

•           Picks up empty pallet boards and carries to storage area.  . 

•           Loads trailers via carts or “dead stack” (stacking cases on the floor of trailers).

•           Responsible for receiving and distributing product. 

•           Assists in weekly inventory of product. 

•           Maintains general housekeeping and specific sanitation.

•           Picks individual item orders from a pick list, packs to order for specific stops.  Use of voice activated order pulling system (via a headset) is required. May also pull case pack product as well.  After product is pulled, packed and labeled for each stop, it is loaded into the appropriate route sales truck for next day delivery. Accuracy in pulling orders is essential to insure full delivery to each stop. 

•           Analyzes situation accurately, taking effective action; following written and oral instructions; organize and coordinate work; collect, chart and interpret statistical data, calculate mathematical equations, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, analyze and problem solve, communicating tactfully and effectively; ability to work under narrow time constraints; while maintaining effective work relations with those encountered in the course of employment.

•           Must be able to work weekends, holidays, evenings.  Hours will vary depending on the needs of the business.  Ability to work various shifts is required.

•           Able to read, speak and write English

•           Able to operate keyboard, hand held computer system, hand truck, hydraulic lift truck, garbage compression. 

•           In some instances able to “spot and park” twenty-four foot box trucks.

•           Previous warehouse, grocery, and forklift experience are preferred.  Forklift requirement will vary by facility.

•           This job requires completing and passing an aptitude test, background investigation of work history and criminal check, and drug test.

•           This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Employees will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

This job is classified as heavy work (tasks may vary from light to heavy).  The employee must have good vision.  Tasks involve frequent lifting and reaching.  Operating the forklift involves prolonged sitting or standing (depending on the model) and the employee must pass the forklift performance test.  Loading and unloading dead stacks of cases involves frequent pushing, pulling, reaching, and stooping as well as constantly lifting 2 to 60 pounds.  This job requires completing and passing an aptitude test, drug test, and background investigation.

•           Ability to lift up to 70 lbs. safely. 

•           Ability to see (depth perception, near acuity and far acuity). 

•           Able to climb up and down twenty-three inches (forklift). 

•           Able to climb flight of stairs to work on upper levels of the warehouse.

•           Able to reach, push and pull product case/pallet boards. 

•           Able to hear.

•           In some instances able to “spot and park” twenty-four foot box trucks.

•           Must be able to read and write. 

•           Mathematical skills required. 

•           Able to chart product information.

 

March 3, 2015

Fisher Price Job Opportunity!
NON-EXEMPT JOB OPENING

COPY SERVICES ASSOCIATE

REPORTS TO SUPERVISOR-FACILITIES PLANNING & SERVICES

PRIMARY DUTIES:

• Responsible for creating and manipulating documents for production to meet customer needs. This includes flyers, booklets, calendars, business cards etc.

• Produce professional documents and delivers products per requested specifications with special consideration to costs.

• Responsible for binding and laminating documents and providing any additional finishes.

• Works with client groups to have a thorough understanding of their needs, budget, timelines, etc.

• Maintains inventory of paper and other needed supplies.

Recycles and reuses materials when possible in support of green initiatives.

• Assist in other special projects as needed.

SKILLS:

• Strong knowledge of PC’s and Mac computer systems.

• Strong software knowledge including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.

• Experience with Adobe Acrobat and Design Pro.

• Ability to work with specialized equipment, such as scanners, binding, laminating, drill and cutter machines.

• Ability to handle a high volume of work while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to work with minimum supervision and independently prioritize work without missing critical deadlines.

• Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment.

• Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality when working on corporate documents.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

• High School education or equivalent.

• 2+ years related experience.

• Exemplary attendance and job performance.

FISHER-PRICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

F/M/DISABILITY/VET

NON-EXEMPT JOB OPENING

PRODUCT SERVICES ASSOCIATE

REPORTS TO SUPERVISOR - FACILITIES PLANNING & SERVICES

PRIMARY DUTIES:

• Responsible for receiving and processing returned products and verifying accuracy of returns against data entered by Consumer Affairs representatives.

• Ensure complete accuracy in databases using proper terminology and coding.

• Responsible for resolving any consumer concerns via telephone or letter.

• Ensure that quality and service related issues are identified, communicated and addressed within established guidelines.

• Responsible for assisting in the investigation and resolution of any undeliverable packages.

• Assist in other areas as needed.

SKILLS:

• Strong knowledge of PC’s and software including CATS. Demonstrated proficiency in keyboarding.

• Ability to handle a high volume of work while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.

• Strong mathematical and mechanical aptitude.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to organize and prioritize workload.

• Ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs.

• Must be able to adhere to warehouse conditions with seasonal changes.

• Physical ability to stand for long periods of time.

• Ability to use a pallet jack.

• Working knowledge of all current and discontinued product lines preferred.

• Ability to maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality.

• Ability to work with minimum supervision and independently prioritize work.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

• High School education or equivalent. Associates Degree in business preferred.

• 2+ years related experience.

• Exemplary attendance and job performance.

NON-EXEMPT JOB OPENING

UTILITY WORKER

REPORTS TO SUPERVISOR - FACILITIES PLANNING & SERVICES

PRIMARY DUTIES:

• Responsible for maintaining physical facilities (indoor and outdoor); must be available for snow removal as needed.

• Performs deliveries and pick-ups, includes off-site locations.

• Maintain room setups as requested.

• Must be able to move machines, office furniture, and other equipment used for setups.

• Responsible for disposing all waste materials.

• Repair malfunctions in the scrap disposal system.

• Complete minor repairs on facilities machinery and equipment.

• May assist electricians, building mechanics, and plumbers.

• Serve as backup for mail room, shipping, and copy services when needed.

• Responsible for office setups and reading layouts.

• Perform other tasks as assigned.

• Must be able to work overtime on short notice.

• Maintain play spaces at off-site locations.

SKILLS:

• Ability to work in elevated and/or confined spaces and in unfavorable weather conditions for long periods of time.

• Physically able to adhere to lifting heavy objects for extended periods.

• Experience handling or working with chemicals or compounds.

• Experience with movable office modular systems preferred.

• Knowledge of office safety procedures and equipment.

• Valid driver’s license required.

• Computer experience using MS Word, Outlook, and the internet.

• Experience operating a fork lift preferred.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

• High school education or equivalent.

• Minimum of one-year related job experience required.

• Exemplary attendance and job performance.

NON-EXEMPT JOB OPENING

UTILITY WORKER

REPORTS TO SUPERVISOR - FACILITIES PLANNING & SERVICES

PRIMARY DUTIES:

• Responsible for maintaining physical facilities (indoor and outdoor); must be available for snow removal as needed.

• Performs deliveries and pick-ups, includes off-site locations.

• Maintain room setups as requested.

• Must be able to move machines, office furniture, and other equipment used for setups.

• Responsible for disposing all waste materials.

• Repair malfunctions in the scrap disposal system.

• Complete minor repairs on facilities machinery and equipment.

• May assist electricians, building mechanics, and plumbers.

• Serve as backup for mail room, shipping, and copy services when needed.

• Responsible for office setups and reading layouts.

• Perform other tasks as assigned.

• Must be able to work overtime on short notice.

• Maintain play spaces at off-site locations.

SKILLS:

• Ability to work in elevated and/or confined spaces and in unfavorable weather conditions for long periods of time.

• Physically able to adhere to lifting heavy objects for extended periods.

• Experience handling or working with chemicals or compounds.

• Experience with movable office modular systems preferred.

• Knowledge of office safety procedures and equipment.

• Valid driver’s license required.

• Computer experience using MS Word, Outlook, and the internet.

• Experience operating a fork lift preferred.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

• High school education or equivalent.

• Minimum of one-year related job experience required.

• Exemplary attendance and job performance.

If you feel you meet the qualifications for any of the jobs listed above, please apply online at http://careers.mattel.com/

 

March 3, 2015

NYS Dept. of Labor Hot Jobs for the

Week of March 2, 2015

Erie County: 

NY1118888. Niagara Falls/Buffalo. CAGE CASHIERS. FT. Benefits. Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel / Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino. 4 openings in Niagara Falls and 1 opening in Buffalo. GED/high school diploma needed         . 6 months’ cashier or money handling experience required. Banking, clerical/data entry and/or customer service experience preferred. Responsible for providing monetary services for casino guests. Also responsible for providing monetary services for other casino departments and employees thereof.  Must be 18 years of age or older upon employment. Basic knowledge of start-up and close-down of cash registers preferred. Operational skills of coin counter, coin wrapping machine and currency counters preferred. Applicants must pass math skills test.  THIS WED. ATTEND THE RECRUITMENT FOR CAGE CASHIERS AND DEALERS!!! March 4 - Noon-12:30pm at the Williamsville Career Center, 4175 Transit Rd. (in Transit Town Plaza - behind Chili's and TJ Maxx). Bring resumes, dress professionally and be prepared for on-the-spot interviews. There is a limited number of individuals who may be interviewed. TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT - CALL OR EMAIL Michele Taylor: Phone: 716-851-2655; Email: michele.taylor@labor.ny.gov

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NY1119174. Buffalo. RECRUITERS. 3 openings. FT. M-F. Shift varies. Benefits. Drive, tenacity, flexibility, and confidence are keys to success. Must be tech savvy and have a strong desire to learn about the solar/green energy industry. Use internet tools, cold calling, and social media to generate job candidate pool. Review candidate resumes and credentials for appropriate skills, experience and knowledge in relation to position requirements. Conduct phone interviews. Negotiate offers. BS/BA with at least 5 years in full life cycle recruiting required. Experience recruiting in a staffing/agency environment for solar, manufacturing, engineering industries a plus. Familiarity with an ATS and other recruiting software tools. Must have solid phone recruiting skills. Interest in organizing job fairs and/or group interviews. At least 2 years working with internet tools, MS Excel, Word and Outlook, and various applicant tracking systems. Some travel required.

NY1118528. Tonawanda. WELDER/FABRICATORS. Several openings. FT. M-F. 1st Shift. Benefits.  3+ years of continuous welding/fabrication experience required.  Knowledge in structural steel and general to complex fabrication.  You should have a desire to perform and be a motivated and disciplined worker.  Not willing to accept a trainee. Stable employment. No educational requirement. Starting pay negotiable depending on experience.

NY1118808. Orchard Park. MACHINE OPERATORS. FT. 2nd & 3rd shifts. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. Operate machinery & equipment in the manufacture of product.  Read & follow operating instructions. Load component materials into product specific tools. Receive & track movement of customer supplied and/or purchased materials. Prepare packages & paperwork for materials being shipped. Inspect products using specific dies or gauges & micrometers. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Provides direction to other assigned assistants. Must have high school diploma/GED; 1 year experience preferred, however, will consider a trainee.

NY1118720. Williamsville. WEB ARCHITECT. FT. Benefits. Deadline: March 19. Evaluates new technology to create a web presence that furthers corporate goals and is compatible with enterprise architecture standards. Design, plan and manage web infrastructure upgrades that safeguard information and ensure corporate system security. Keep current with developing trends and products in web-related and security technologies. Requires Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or a related field. Experience as Web Architect with a working knowledge of web infrastructure design and technologies preferred (HTTP, HTTOS, IIS, load balancing, FTP, etc.). Must have ability to grasp new technologies. Competitive salary.

NY1119180. Cheektowaga. ASSEMBLERS. FT. M-F. 40 hrs./wk. 2nd shift. Benefits. Union Affiliation. Must be able to perform mechanical operations necessary in transformer assembly, tanking and wiring; read and interpret prints, wiring schematics and written instructions; use various electrical devices to test control wiring; lift 50 lbs. of material; work off of ladders, lifts and scaffolds; work on top of a transformer (approximately 15 feet) without fear of heights; work in tight areas inside of a transformer; use tools, such as saws, grinders, drill presses, etc., safely and with efficiency; solder, braze, aluminum weld and pass a test for certification. Candidate will be trained in the use of fork trucks and cranes. Must have own tools.  Some experienced preferred, but would consider a trainee in specifics. GED/high school diploma required.

NY1118996. Lancaster. QUALITY ASSURANCE TECHNICIANS. FT. 2nd shift (Hours are flexible with the option of working a 12-8pm, or 2-10:30pm.). Will handle receiving, first article, in process and general inspection. Work with a variety of measuring tools like micrometers, calipers, and gauges. Will review blueprints or customer specifications for proper inspection processes. MUST have at least GED/high school diploma and at least 1 year inspection experience with micrometers and or calipers.

NY1115132. Buffalo. Capital Management Services. DEBT RECOVERY SPECIALISTS. FT. Openings all shifts. 40 hrs./wk. Business operated M-Sun. Full Benefits. 50 openings. Bilingual encouraged to apply. Looking for individuals who are goal-oriented and are able to achieve daily financial goals compliantly, while maintaining a customer-first mentality. Need at least a GED/high school diploma. Sales, collections and/or customer service experience needed - would NOT consider a trainee.

NY1119298. Akron. GENERAL ASSEMBLY. FT. M-F. 1st and 2nd shift. 40 hrs./wk.  Benefits. 5 openings.  Leading manufacturer of roll-up/swing doors for the transportation industry is seeking to fill a Heavy Assembly position.  Production assembly - will include the use of various power tools to assemble truck doors. GED/high school diploma and 1 year of experience needed. Wage: $15.85/hr. to start. 

NY1118695. West Seneca. PROGRAM DIRECTOR - SCHOOL AGE CHILD CARE AND CAMP. Deadline: March 6. FT. M-F. 40+ hrs/wk. Benefits. Develops, organizes and implements high quality school age child care and summer day camp programs. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs program employees and volunteers.  Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops, manages and controls budgets related to the position. Organizes special events. Requires Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education, a related field, OR equivalent combination of education and work experience. Experience in a related position with supervisory responsibilities needed. Experience working with diverse populations. Competency using Microsoft Office software. Starting salary: $34,125/yr.


February 18, 2015

ON-GOING RECRUITMENT FOR IRONWORKERS – LOCAL UNION #6

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Ironworkers, Local Union #6, (NY004524313), will conduct a recruitment from February 2, 2015 through August 10, 2015 for five ironworker (outside) apprentices.

Please note that the five openings listed for apprentices represent the total number for all three recruitment regions - the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, and Western regions. 

Applications can be completed, in person only, at Local Union #6, 196 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, NY from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following Mondays: February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, June 29, July 6, July 20, August 3 and August, 10.  Applications must be completed on site.

http://newyork.us.jobs/viewjob.asp?sjobid=NY1118017

  

 

February 26, 2015

National Fuel has a Job Opportunity!

GAS ACCOUNTANT – WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

National Fuel is currently seeking a Gas Accountant 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. 

The Gas Accountant will serve as an integral member of the Gas Planning team in the Gas Supply Administration department. The department’s mission is to provide reliable and least cost services to meet customers’ needs in the changing natural gas industry. The successful candidate will have responsibilities including, but not limited to, the following:

·         Gas Supply Forecasting

·         Gas Supply Demand Modeling

·         Gas Storage Inventory Management

·         Weather Forecast Analysis/Trending

·         Gas Accounting

A Bachelor’s degree is required.  A concentration in Business Administration, Accounting or a related field is desired. Prior experience with accounting and economic analysis is desirable. The successful candidate must possess outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent analytical and technical ability, including high-level proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and the ability to develop advanced skills on various software systems. Applicants must also have the ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change while maintaining a high degree of attention to detail.

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 March 16, 2015 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #15-005NY

P.O. Box 2081

Erie, PA  16512

jobs@natfuel.com

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

February 26, 2015

Kaleida Health Opportunity!

Senior Human Resources Generalist Position

Please go to:

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/searchresults.aspx?SID

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February 25, 2015

Cheektowaga. Greenwich Associates. CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE REPRESENTATIVES. PT. M-Sat. 20-32 hrs./wk. 100 openings.

Starting times are: M-F: 2:30pm or 4:30pm until 8:30pm; Saturdays: Noon-7pm

Greenwich Associates is the global "decision services" leader in the financial industry, providing worldwide authoritative market data, insight and consulting solutions.  The company's mission is to deliver the highest quality information and insight to help its clients make smarter business decisions, improve their customer experience, enhance operational performance, optimize business development, and ultimately drive financial performance. Greenwich Associates is based in Stamford, CT, with offices in Pleasanton, CA, Buffalo, NY, London, England, Toronto, Canada, Montreal, Canada, Tokyo, Japan, and Singapore.

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE REPRESENTATIVE:

Reports directly to the Contact Center Manager, the CER conducts telephone customer experience interviews within Canada and the United States for our clients.

Responsibilities:

-Contacts respondents by telephone asking scripted questions word for word and accurately recording the responses into the computer.

-Conducts data gathering activities utilizing various methodologies and technologies to obtain statistical information as required by the clients.

-Schedules and follows up on appointments as necessary.

-Maintains excellent quality standards.

Skills & Experience:

-Minimum of a high school diploma or GED

-1 year of customer service experience, preferably in a call/contact center environment, is beneficial. -Ability to operate a computer, related software, and telephone.

-Ability to accurately document respondent's answers according to procedures.

-Accountable and owns the results of each customer interaction.

-Use effective communication skills to demonstrate caring and empathy to build strong lasting relationships with our customers, colleagues and management.

-Strong listening and negotiating skills.

-Flexibility with regard to work schedule and availability to work from Monday to Saturday including evenings. (daytime hours may be available after demonstrated quality performance, attendance, and attitude).

Would consider a trainee. Paid training is provided.

NO COLLECTIONS, COLD CALLING, OR SELLING!

Wage: Starts at $10.50/hr; $12/hr. eventually.

Subject to employer reference/criminal background checks.

On bus route.

TO APPLY: Apply online or via email:

Online: www.greenwich.com

Email: jane.reukauf@greenwich.com

 

February 25, 2015

Description: Berkshire

 

Foster Care Case Manager (2 positions)

Are you passionate about changing the lives of children and families?

Come join a team that impacts foster care families by offering a service environment of advocacy and love.

This position is responsible for working with foster and biological families in their home communities by offering comprehensive case management services. The goal of the position is to implement services for the long-term, leading to positive outcomes for the youth and families served.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

·        Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field;  Master’s degree preferred

·        Minimum 1-3 years’ experience working with children and families

·        Ability to deliver, evaluate, monitor and assess case management services including effective treatment and discharge outcomes

·        Experience with developing relationships with schools, community partners, counties and agencies

·        Ability to form engaging and therapeutic relationships with children and families

·        A clean, valid driver’s license is required. Local and regional travel is required daily

·        Ability to provide on-call coverage; flexible schedule with evenings required

·        MS office Skills required

If you are interested in applying, please print and complete in full, the Employment Application and the Acknowledgement Receipt of the New York Correction Law Article 23-A. Include a Cover letter and Resume with the completed documents and send to: mwolf@berkshirefarm.org. 

If you are interested in applying for this or any other position for which you are qualified for, please print and complete in full, the Employment Application and the Acknowledgement Receipt of the New York Correction Law Article 23-A.

A Cover Letter stating which position(s) and the position(s) location(s) you are applying for and Resume should accompany the completed documents (Employment Application, New York Correction Law - Article 23-A) and can be sent via Email to: employment@berkshirefarm.org

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

****PLEASE NOTE****

Due to the volume of applications we receive we will not accept calls regarding application status. If you are qualified for the position which you are applying for and we are interested in your application we will contact you directly for an interview.

FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPIST (ERIE COUNTY)

*Are you passionate about changing the lives of children and families?*

 Come join a team that provides home, school and community based services to children and families in a therapeutic service environment.

This position is responsible for providing intensive home based family therapy services including strength-based assessments, treatment planning and coordination, family treatment, and discharge planning as well as intervention work with client support systems. The goal of the position is to implement services for the long-term, leading to positive outcomes for the youth and families served in our Prevention Program.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

·        Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related field

·        Minimum 1-3 years of experience working with at risk youth and families

·        Demonstrated decision-making, organizational and communication skills, both oral and written, including attention to detail

·        Demonstrated knowledge of community resources and experience with developing relationships with schools, community partners, counties and agencies

·        Ability to form engaging and therapeutic relationships with children and families

·        Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion

·        A clean, valid driver’s license is required. Local and regional travel is required daily; must have reliable transportation

·        Ability to provide on-call coverage

·        Flexible availability required including nights, weekends and holiday hours

·        Demonstrated skills and working knowledge of MS Office programs

If you are interested in applying, please print and complete in full, the Employment Application and the Acknowledgement Receipt of the New York Correction Law Article 23-A. Include a Cover letter and Resume with the completed documents and send to: jciaravino@berkshirefarm.org. 

If you are interested in applying for this or any other position for which you are qualified for, please print and complete in full, the Employment Application and the Acknowledgement Receipt of the New York Correction Law Article 23-A.

A Cover Letter stating which position(s) and the position(s) location(s) you are applying for and Resume should accompany the completed documents (Employment Application, New York Correction Law - Article 23-A) and can be sent via Email to: employment@berkshirefarm.org

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

****PLEASE NOTE****

Due to the volume of applications we receive we will not accept calls regarding application status. If you are qualified for the position which you are applying for and we are interested in your application we will contact you directly for an interview.

FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPIST (NIAGARA COUNTY)

*Are you passionate about changing the lives of children and families?*

 Come join a team that provides home, school and community based services to children and families in a therapeutic service environment.

This position is responsible for providing intensive home based family therapy services including strength-based assessments, treatment planning and coordination, family treatment, and discharge planning as well as intervention work with client support systems. The goal of the position is to implement services for the long-term, leading to positive outcomes for the youth and families served in our Prevention Program.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

·        Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related field

·        Minimum 1-3 years of experience working with at risk youth and families

·        Demonstrated decision-making, organizational and communication skills, both oral and written, including attention to detail

·        Demonstrated knowledge of community resources and experience with developing relationships with schools, community partners, counties and agencies

·        Ability to form engaging and therapeutic relationships with children and families

·        Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion

·        A clean, valid driver’s license is required. Local and regional travel is required daily; must have reliable transportation

·        Ability to provide on-call coverage

·        Flexible availability required including nights, weekends and holiday hours

·        Demonstrated skills and working knowledge of MS Office programs

If you are interested in applying, please print and complete in full, the Employment Application and the Acknowledgement Receipt of the New York Correction Law Article 23-A. Include a Cover letter and Resume with the completed documents and send to: jciaravino@berkshirefarm.org. 

If you are interested in applying for this or any other position for which you are qualified for, please print and complete in full, the Employment Application and the Acknowledgement Receipt of the New York Correction Law Article 23-A.

A Cover Letter stating which position(s) and the position(s) location(s) you are applying for and Resume should accompany the completed documents (Employment Application, New York Correction Law - Article 23-A) and can be sent via Email to: employment@berkshirefarm.org

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

****PLEASE NOTE****

Due to the volume of applications we receive we will not accept calls regarding application status. If you are qualified for the position which you are applying for and we are interested in your application we will contact you directly for an interview.

 

February 25, 2015

“CRISIS SERVICES is hiring for bachelors level, masters level (license required) as well as supervisory positions!

Crisis Services is a mission-driven organization that exemplifies professionalism and excellence in the delivery of crisis intervention.

Apply today to become part of our team as Crisis First Responders, helping those in crisis 24 hours a day!

Please share with anyone that may be interested in our various available positions.

http://crisisservices.org/content/index.php/employment-opportunities/

 

February 25, 2015

CASE MANAGER FOR SENIOR SERVICES

(Schiller Park Senior Citizen Center)

Our Case Manager position in Senior Services is full-time with benefits.  You will work with a team of five professional peers and a veteran senior services director.  Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree, a valid New York State driver's license, and a reliable vehicle.  Schiller Park Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  This position involves assisting frail elders on the East Side of Buffalo to access government-funded programs to enable them to live independently in their homes.  It requires substantial phone communication, detailed record keeping on a web-based database, and home visits in low income neighborhoods.  A successful candidate must be compassionate, organized, self-motivated, and detail-oriented.  The work is challenging, but rewarding knowing that every day you may help an elder maintain his/her independent life.  The salary is modest with health insurance after a probationary period. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Cheryl Buttino, Director of Senior Services, Schiller Park Community Services, Inc., 2057 Genesee Street, Buffalo, New York 14211.  Fax: 894-5904. Email: buttinoc@roadrunner.com

•           Location: Schiller Park Senior Citizen Center

•           Compensation: $14.00/hour, 40 hours per week with health and insurance

•           This is at a non-profit organization.

 


February 24, 2015

LongHorn Steakhouse Coming to Niagara Falls

Apply TODAY!!

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career in the restaurant industry? If so, Darden Restaurants is opening a new LongHorn Steakhouse in the Niagara Falls area. Who is Darden? Darden's family of restaurant brands features some of the most recognizable names in full-service dining, including LongHorn Steakhouse, Olive Garden and Bahama Breeze to name a few. Darden’s mission is to nourish and delight everyone they service, and at LongHorn Steakhouse, guests will savor a great steakhouse meal served with genuine western hospitality.

LongHorn Steakhouse is looking to fill the following jobs in the Niagara Falls area: Service Assistant, Bartender, Line Cook, Server, Dish/Prep. Utility.

If you are a “people person” with strong leadership and customer service skills, you are strongly encouraged to apply on-line as soon as possible.  Interviews are currently being scheduled.  To apply, go to: http://www.longhornsteakhouse.com/careers  and click on “Search and Apply Now.” 


 

February 24, 2015

BUFFALO URBAN LEAGUE OPPORTUNITIES!
CASE PLANNER

General Duties:

 Responsible for providing weekly home-based intervention services and strategies to families identified by ECDSS to be at risk for child abuse/neglect

 Conduct assessments of ECDSS referred clients and evaluate for other needs that may affect the presenting problem

 Establish and maintain a therapeutic relationship with the client

 Collaborate with ECDSS and Community Partners to insure effective service delivery

 Maintain case files, and in general, meet contractual requirements as described

Qualifications:

 Minimum BA/BS degree preferred in human services or related field; and at least two years

experience in case management or implementing direct client services to multi-problem families

 Working knowledge of computers and computer software (NYS CONNECTIONS A PLUS)

 Effective verbal and written communication skills

 The ability to carry out assignments without direct supervision

 Typing & Computer skills

 Spanish speaking a plus

 Valid Driver’s License, Insurance, and daily access to a vehicle

 Ability to work flexible hours

Competencies:

 Responsible for maintaining professional and positive relationships with referred families, ECDSS (CPS/CS) and community agencies. Must be able to use Microsoft Office

 Good interpersonal and empathy skills, along with the ability to relate well with clients, staff and others

 Able to communicate a warm caring and non-judgmental approach to individuals and families

 Basic computer knowledge and typing skills are required

Specific Duties:

 Provide mandated preventive services, outreach, case planning, assessment, counseling, and face to face contact in the home.

 Participates in case conferences, Service Plan Reviews, Staff Trainings; on an ongoing basis.

 Assist clients in developing measurable goals and individual service plans.

 Monitor client progress and provide direct assistance, as needed, to ensure intervention compliance.

 Advocacy with schools, courts, Erie County Department of Social Services (ECDSS), and other community outlets.

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: Michelle Simpson, VP-Programs, msimpson@buffalourbanleague.org

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

PARENT SKILLS TRAINER

Parent Aide Services is designed to improve parenting skills with parents who are at risk of abusing or neglecting their children, by reinforcing parents’ confidence in their strengths and helping them to identify where improvement is needed, and to obtain assistance in improving those skills.

General Duties:

 Responsible for services in the home and community that focus on the need of the parent for instruction and guidance.

 Will engage in a trusting and supportive and nurturing relationship with the parents.

 Build skills and competencies that focus on role modeling, listening, home management, education and personal coping behavior.

Qualifications:

High school diploma and three (3) years experience working with multi-problem families (Human Services)

Competencies:

 Exceptional interpersonal and empathy skills.

 Ability to relate well with clients, staff and others.

 Ability to communicate a warm, caring, non-judgmental approach.

 Excellent organizational skills.

 Excellent verbal and written skills are required.

 Positive attitude toward job, fellow workers and agency.

 Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Access applications.

 Takes initiative in assisting staff with projects and is self-directing.

Specific Duties:

 Responsible for stabilizing and helping families in need of intervention by providing in-home parenting education and referring these families to community based resources.

 Works in concert and as a team member with casework staff with the goal of ensuring the safety and protection of children by improving parenting competency

 Assists families to strengthen the parent-child bond, reduce social isolation, build trust, and help parents identify their children’s needs and ways to respond to those needs and appropriate discipline.

 Provides program and service information to clients.

 Makes recommendations to Case Planner regarding needed community service linkages.

 Assists with nutrition education (i.e. meal planning, advice on grocery shopping, meal preparation), information on homemaking and budgeting topic, parenting techniques/skills, and assistance in accessing community resources.

 Prepares progress notes and other documentation related to services or contacts with clients.

 Provides support to at least six (6) Preventive Cases; billing 7.50 units daily.

 Meets with parent(s) daily/weekly as needed and/or prescribed.

 Conducts “topic specific” workshops each month

 Teaches how to utilize public transportation to medical/services appointments, ECDSS appointments, etc. Providing transportation as appropriate.

 Assists parent(s) with improving or re-engaging with extended family members’ additional support and adequate support system.

 Participates in monthly case conferences with Case Planner, Scheduled Service Reviews, and Continuity Meetings with family and Case Planner, etc.

 Other (as assigned by supervisory staff).

In addition to the responsibilities of the functional job description are the special responsibilities required of all Buffalo Urban League personnel (i.e. answering telephones, assisting with tasks necessary to maintain the day-to-day operation of the program and to assist with essential functions when emergencies arise).

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the position identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

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: Michelle Simpson, VP-Programs, msimpson@buffalourbanleague.org

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

COORDINATOR- PREVENTIVE SERVICES

General Duties: The Program Coordinator is the key liaison to Erie County Department of Social Services (ECDSS) Child Protective Services/Children Services and is responsible for the overall program planning, development, management, staff supervision and monitoring compliance of the Preventive Services contract.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree or equivalent experience in social work or other related human services field required. LMSW degree preferred. Must have at least five (5) years experience in providing mental health and/or family preservation/support services in progressively responsible positions. At least three (3) of these years shall have been served in a supervisory or administrative capacity. Knowledge and familiarity with Child Welfare is strongly preferred. Must have an appropriate and valid state driver’s license. Must meet state criminal background check requirements.

Competencies: Program Coordinator must provide administrative direction and programmatic leadership to program. Support staff in providing appropriate individualized and family focused care and case management to children, youth and families in our Preventive Services Program.

 Responsible for program development, fiscal management, staff training, supervision and representation of the program in the community.

 Specialized knowledge of child protective services and community resources for children, adolescents and families.

 Computer literacy and strong verbal and written communications skills.

Specific Duties:

 Works cooperatively with the Buffalo Urban League parents, volunteers and staff to ensure the effective integration of services delivered to families, within and between program components.

 Maintains client and agency confidentiality.

 Responsible for hiring, termination, training and evaluation of program staff.

 On call to Preventive Services staff 24/7. Works a 40-hour work week including evenings, weekends and holiday as necessary.

 Receives referrals and assigns cases to Case Planners for initial in home intake assessments and on-going home based services.

 Accompanies staff on home visits (when necessary) to assess risk and facilitate service plans/goals.

 Provides individual supervision on a weekly basis to Program staff (paid/volunteer), as well as on an “as needed” basis.

 Conducts case conferences/staff meetings on a weekly basis to Program staff as part of on-going training.

 Monitors record keeping for each case, assuring that it is adequate, accurate and timely.

 Meets on an as needed basis with the VP of Programs for on-going support and supervision.

 Meets on an as needed basis with management team members to discuss common programmatic issues or problems.

 Development and facilitation of parent education and support groups.

 Prepares reports/statistics required by ECDSS and/or the Executive Director.

 Assists with marketing and education campaigns to enhance the image of the Preventive Services program/Buffalo Urban League programs and services.

 Continues to upgrade and learn new skills necessary to assure high level of quality services.

 Responsible for training and clinical supervision of Program staff (paid and volunteer).

 Responsible for maintaining professional and positive relationships with ECDSS (CPS/CS) and community agencies.

 Acts as building manager to ensure all maintenance and janitorial responsibilities for the site are met.

 Maintains current knowledge and skills in Family Centered Therapy.

 Attends and makes available in-services and professional growth opportunities.

 Evaluates and continuously improves quality of the program

Supervision: Supervisors, Case Workers, Parent Team Leader, Parent Skills Trainers, Volunteers, Administrative Assistant, Bookkeeper, and Quality Assurance Officer.

Scope of Authority: Authorization to hire, discipline and terminate, recommend promotions and/or changes, approval of travel expense reports, check requests and/or other expenditures.

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: Michelle Simpson, VP-Programs, msimpson@buffalourbanleague.org

STAFF ACCOUNTANT

General Duties:

The Staff Accountant performs a variety of tasks in the areas of Accounting, including providing assistance to the Accounting Manager, CFO as well as other Staff Members with the preparation and supporting Records and Assignments as required.

Qualifications:

Associates Degree in Business or Accounting is a plus and 1+ years experience with a non-profit agency.

Competencies:

 Strong written and verbal communication skills

 Ability to perform job requirements using specific computer hardware and software programs.

 Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

 Ability to multi-task in completing work.

 Ability to exercise and interpret policy and fiscal guidelines.

 Experience using Microsoft Excel, Access and Word.

Specific Duties:

 Operate computers programmed with Fund EZ accounting software to record, store and analyze information.

 Check figures, postings and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy and proper codes.

 Classify, record and summarize numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records, using journals and ledgers or Databases.

 Assist with Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.

 Operate 10-key calculators and copy machines to perform calculations and produce documents.

 Receive, record and prepare bank deposits and A/P checks.

 Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures and regulations.

 Assist and support finance department with Grant reporting process.

 Code documents according to company procedures.

 Assist with Budgets, Audits and account reconciliations.

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: Kenneth Newsom, Accounting Manager, knewsom@buffalourbanleague.org

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 

February 24, 2015

National Fuel Job Opportunity!

IT 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 IT 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 in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or a related field 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 March 19, 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.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

February 24, 2014

Superior Group is seeking to hire 50+ Customer Service Representatives for our client in East Aurora.

This temporary assignment will range from March 10th – April 10th ,  $12 hourly, full time, Monday - Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm.

There will be a $500 bonus at the completion of this assignment!!

DUTIES

•           Respond to consumer calls, live chats, e-mails and social media received in the Consumer Services Department.

•           Input consumer data using appropriate terminology and coding to insure the consistency and accuracy of the consumer database.

•           Must meet departmental goals for attendance, timeliness, schedule adherence and quality of service.

•           Able to work any company holiday the call center is open. Hours are subject to change as business dictates (up to 9 PM ET).

•           Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug test.

This position is NOT accessible by public transportation.

To discuss the opportunity, please see Superior’s rep on Wednesday from 10am – 12pm @ the BETC.

 

February 24, 2014

CLOUD62

Cloud62 is a start-up based out of Buffalo, NY and San Francisco, CA. We are a services partner for Salesforce.com, the leader in the CRM software market and cloud CRM technologies. We specialize in complex, global enterprise customers with challenging business problems. Our goal is to help our customers utilize the fullest potential of their Force.com platform.

Our team is growing and we are looking to fill the following Full Time position:

Technical Consultant: Our technical consultants are expected to engage with customers and have a full understanding of their business goals. They will be primarily responsible for:

● Writing Apex, VisualForce and Javascript code that is required to implement Salesforce.com or Force.com solutions.

● Assisting with writing formulas, APEX triggers, workflow rules, configuration and other tasks in the declarative development environment.

● Completing complex solution designs.

● Conducting business process reviews with customers.

Technical Consultants will also be expected to:

● Provide both Salesforce and business consulting advice.

● Identify client business problems and provide solutions.

● Troubleshoot solution errors.

● Train clients on how to use our Salesforce solutions and provide support after deployment.

● Manage multiple projects and timelines.

● Conduct client status calls.

● Be proficient with enterprise data management and integration.

Qualified Candidates should have a solid understanding of and experience with computer/software engineering. They must also have an understanding of programming primarily with Java, C/C++, JavaScript and SQL databases and design. Experience with technical design and project management are also preferred qualifications.

The right individual for this role will be a motivated and energetic developer who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to a varying number of challenges, is detail-oriented, and takes extreme pride in their work. If you thrive by working side by side with one of the most experienced and professional teams in the industry while leading your solutions to successful completion, consider this opportunity as the next level in your professional development.

To apply please send your resume and LinkedIn profile to: rockstars@cloud62.com
Our team is growing and we are looking to fill the following Full Time position:

Web Developer: This position involves leading custom web development throughout the entire project life cycle. You will experience the freedom of building custom web sites using your own leadership and programming skills. Our web developers are capable of full cycle project leadership including application architecture, design input, site layout/user interface, database design/programming, and Java/Salesforce.com development.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

● Creation of site layout/user interface from provided design concepts by using standard HTML/CSS practices.

● Placement and layout of web site pages given client provided content.

● Development of robust and user-friendly web applications.

● Design and creation of relational database schemas.

● SQL development.

● Application/Framework design as needed.

● Specifications/Requirements gathering as needed.

● Routine daily maintenance of existing sites and applications.

DAILY TASKS:

● Assist in gathering requirements and project specifications.

● Take ownership of daily project needs and communications.

● Communicate project status and deliverables with managers.

● Record time daily.

● Design, create and program SQL databases per project needs.

● Manage project tasks, timelines, and communication.

● Perform routine site maintenance as needed.

● Other tasks as needed for successful project completion.

REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS:

● 2+ years of rapid web development, using Python, Ruby, CSS, Javascript, Java, and SQL preferred.

● Candidates should have proven experience as well as a solid understanding of Object Oriented Design and Programming.

● A solid understanding of web application development processes, from the layout/user interface to relational database structures.

● Strong communication and writing skills.

● Ability to communicate directly with peers and managers while leading development to a completed and successful solution.

● Strong organization skills to manage multiple timelines and complete tasks quickly within the constraints of clients' timelines and budgets.

● Ability to grow professionally in a highly flexible and fast-moving environment.

● Awareness and pride in 100% client satisfaction.

The right individual for this role will be a motivated and energetic developer who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to a varying number of challenges, is detail-oriented, and takes extreme pride in their work. If you thrive by working side by side with one of the most experienced and professional teams in the industry while leading your solutions to successful completion, consider this opportunity as the next level in your professional development.

To apply please send your resume and LinkedIn profile to: rockstars@cloud62.com

 

February 24, 2015

NATIONAL FUEL JOB OPPORTUNITIES!

QUALITY ASSURANCE SUPERVISOR – WEST SENECA, NY

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) is a diversified energy company with its headquarters in Williamsville, New York.  National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Supervisor for an outstanding career opportunity at our Mineral Springs Servicenter in West Seneca, 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 primary responsibility of the Quality Assurance Supervisor is to conduct field audits and to record assessments on company and contractor personnel performing construction and O&M work in Western New York. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

•           Assure company and contract personnel are performing work in compliance with company procedures via random unannounced field audits.

•           Conduct office audits at field locations verifying accurate documentation.

•           Monitor non-compliant issues for resolutions.

•           Summarize findings and conduct exit interviews with respective managers.

•           Distribute quarterly reports to operating locations and management.

An Associate’s degree with a concentration in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management is required. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. The successful candidate must possess exceptional analytical skills, outstanding attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and demonstrate strong problem solving and multi-tasking skills in a fast paced environment. The ability to interface well with others, communicate with supervisors and work within a team environment is essential. Demonstrated supervisory capability and the ability to quickly solve problems are required. Travel within Western New York and occasionally in western Pennsylvania 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 March 19, 2015 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #14-051NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

- OR -

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #14-051NY in the subject line of your email.

WELDING FIELD SUPERVISOR – WEST SENECA, NY

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) is a diversified energy company with its headquarters in Williamsville, New York.  National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation is currently seeking a Welding Field Supervisor for an outstanding career opportunity at our Mineral Springs Servicenter located in West Seneca, 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.

Primary responsibilities for the Welding Field Supervisor are to plan, schedule and inspect steel fabrication and pipeline work completed by company and contracted welders. Daily responsibilities include the following:

•           Coordinates welding shop activities & personnel.

•           Assist Engineering in field fabrication designs, drawings and estimates.

•           Schedule and assign work to contractor welders.

•           Attend pre-bid and pre construction meetings for steel projects.

•           Provide training and maintain all welder Operator Qualifications for National Fuel & contractor personnel.

•           Schedule NDE (x-rays) for steel pipeline & fabrications for New York and Pennsylvania.

•           Review and approve all welding and x-ray invoices.

•           Inspect steel fittings as delivered for purchase order verification and dimension acceptances.

An Associate’s degree is required. Concentrations in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management are preferred.  Knowledge of API 1104 code and standards required. The ability to interface well with others, communicate with supervisors 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 March 19, 2015 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #14-022NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #14-022NY in the subject line of your email.

WEB ARCHITECT – WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG) is a multi-billion dollar diversified energy company with corporate headquarters in Williamsville (Buffalo), New York. 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 Web Architect 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 Web Architect evaluates new technology to create a web presence that furthers corporate goals and is compatible with enterprise architecture standards. Duties and responsibilities include:

•           Planning, design, implementation and monitoring of new web infrastructure

•           Maintain and support existing web infrastructure ensuring ongoing performance of company web services by monitoring and troubleshooting traffic

•           Design, plan and manage web infrastructure upgrades that safeguard information and ensure corporate system security

•           Support cyber security initiatives and investigate vulnerabilities

•           Installation and support of corporate firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention, data loss prevention, log management, application and URL filtering, identity awareness, geo-protection, threat prevention, security patching, email and internet filtering, antivirus, virtual private network, web browsers, web servers, search engines, access protocols, and encryption

•           Coordination with web application development group

•           Keep current with developing trends and products in web-related and security technologies

The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or a related field. Prior experience working as a Web Architect with a working knowledge of web infrastructure design and technologies is preferred (HTTP, HTTOS, IIS, load balancing, FTP, etc.) The successful candidate must possess exceptional analytical problem solving skills, 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 March 19, 2015 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #15-009NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #15-009NY in the subject line of your email.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, 

DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

 

February 18, 2015

Case Manager & Service Coordinator at WNY Veterans Housing Coalition, Inc.

JOB SUMMARY

To perform case management functions required by the Shelter + Care grant (S+C), and HUD PRAC 811 property.  Responsible for all homeless prevention activities including collaboration with other service providers and agencies along with all veterans’ agencies.

Case Management – meeting with residents on a regular basis, which includes linking residents to appropriate community/veteran based health and human services, monitoring their progress and follow through on a consistent basis to ensure all their needs are met.

Educational Support – partnering with other community agencies to provide informational/educational workshops on-site for the residents.

Assistance with Financial/Legal Paperwork – including referral and/or completion of paperwork related to benefits/entitlement programs, discounted utility programs, social service programs, healthcare/prescription plans, living wills or advanced directives.

Employment – provide assistance is search of employment opportunities. Providing job postings and referrals as needed.

Advocacy – to ensure the residents receive the appropriate services needed and in a timely manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.         Degree in Social Work, Mental Health or  Substance  Abuse

2.         Must have a minimum of two (2) years case management, social work or equivalent experience.

3.         Computer knowledge a must

4.         Knowledge of Bas-Net preferred but not required

5.         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

6.         Excellent analytical and organization skills

7.         Excellent public contact skills

8.         Ability to work with military Veterans

9.         Ability to work with homeless, low income and disabled Veterans

Email resume to: cobrien@wnyvhc.org or fax to 716-332-0296 or mail to: WNY Veterans Housing Coalition Attn: Celia O’Brien 1416 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14209

All resumes must be received by March 6, 2015

 

 

February 18, 2015

BENDERSON DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES! - NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!
OFFICE SERVICES CLERK      

General summary:

Under general direction, provide clerical support in processing of mail, photocopy projects, handling of deliveries and operating switchboard.

Principle duties and responsibilities:

1.         Provide mail service for office personnel: Separate mail appropriately, including confidential correspondence, checks, and other mail. Prepare mail for postal pick up and insure proper postage maintained.

2.         Perform photocopy projects as requested by company personnel.

3.         Answer telephone calls through the company computerized switchboard. Provide appropriate information to callers and transfer calls to company personnel.

4.         Prepare overnights for pickup on a daily basis.

5.         Drive vehicle to pick up and deliver company materials and correspondence as requested by employees.

6.         Perform banking assignments, including check depositing. Make banking deliveries.

7.         Perform timely pick up and distribution of mail and faxes from appropriate departments.

8.         Perform clerical tasks associated with Human resources including computer data entry and filing.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Excellent organizational, telephone and communication skills. Knowledge in use of word processing and excel. Driver's license required to make deliveries; personal auto preferred. Must be very trustworthy in handling of cash and monetary instruments.

Physical requirements:

Ability to lift packages, up to 50 pounds. Extensive use of office equipment, including switchboard, copiers. Much hand dexterity required. Perform highly repetitive tasks associated with opening of mail and packages, making photocopies, operating equipment. Excellent driving skills, ability to drive for prolonged periods of time. Normal dexterity required in office environment including hand-eye coordination, walking, sitting and answering of phones.  Computer input. 

Relationships:

Report to Director, Human Resources. Communicate regularly with company personnel on all levels to obtain information and perform clerical tasks.

Disclaimer:        The above is intended to describe the general contents of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Requires valid NYS driver's license. Qualified candidates will submit to drug test and MVR report. Excellent communication and organizational skills. 1 + years’ experience working in an office environment preferred. Ability to work hours of 7 AM to 6 PM on rotating shifts of 7 to 4, 8 to 5 and 9 to 6. Experience in use of computers required.

Provide clerical support in Processing of mail, photocopy projects, making deliveries utilizing company vehicle and operating switchboard in a high volume environment. Answer telephone calls through the company computerized switchboard. Provide appropriate information to callers and transfer calls to company personnel. Also provide secretarial support to department personnel

MAINTENANCE/LABORER – 570/584 DELAWARE    

Responsible for the General Maintenance of the Corporate Office and parking lots as assigned.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

1.         Maintain general cleanliness of the building and as called upon clean windows, floors and restrooms when emergency arises. Pick up debris inside and outside of buildings, vacuum as required, move and repair furniture and equipment, change ceiling tiles. Empty garbage bins that surround the building. 

2.         Perform electrical, plumbing, carpentry repairs or painting when necessary or provide assistance to outside contractors. This includes replace lighting fixtures, switches and outlets.  Painting, plastering and sanding.  Repair or replace faucets, toilets, sinks and water fountains.  Repair or replace lock assemblies.  Clean HVAC units, replace filters, repair minor leaks and insulate when necessary. 

3.         Perform snow salting and removal.  Landscaping to include mowing lawn, watering plants, weeding and trimming bushes.

4.         Maintain daily work logs and keep management informed of all requests, problems, etc.

5.         Maintain inventory of stock on all floors as well as in stock room. Deliver materials to all floors. This includes paper supplies, vending machines etc. Assist purchasing department.

6.         Maintain stock and maintenance rooms.

7.         Assist with mail/packages distribution.

8.         Complete work orders to best of ability.  Follow up with requestor; inform/communicate with management regarding status and problems.

9.         Assist company personnel and tenants; respond to specific requests, investigate and resolve problems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Experience in carpentry, plumbing and electrical repair necessary.  Ability to operate power tools, snow plow and snow blower.

Relationships

Report to Regional Director of Property Management.

Physical Requirements

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and move items which are heavier.  Includes bending, twisting, stooping, climbing (ladders, stairs, etc.), shoveling and other aspects to perform physical maintenance. Normal dexterity required in office environment including hand-eye coordination, walking, sitting, standing, alertness (attention to detail) and answering of phones.  Computer input.

Disclaimer:        The above is intended to describe the general contents of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

CARPENTER/MAINTENANCE LABORER

General Summary

Perform general, routine tasks related to carpentry, demolition and remodeling, as well as general maintenance work.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

1.         Perform general maintenance for retail locations to include remodeling, framework, drywall, electrical, painting, concrete work and finished carpentry work.

2.         Perform select demolition for tenant fit out.

3.         Maintain cleanliness of work areas and ensure safety standards are maintained.

4.         Inspect and clean outside and inside of locations especially after contractor’s work is complete.

5.         Operate machinery and tools required to perform job.

6.         As called upon, operate company vehicles to obtain supplies and drive to locations.

7.         Perform general repairs on plazas and other properties.

8.         Perform repair work to ceilings.

9.         Assist in completion of construction tasks.

10.        As indicated by Supervisor, any of the following:

a.         Punch list assistance

b.         RTU supports – Buffalo and Rochester

c.          Bathroom floors (VCT and cover base jobs only) – Buffalo and Rochester

d.         Temporary enclosures and barricades

e.         Temporary heating and ground thaw set-ups

f.          Manage labor ready forces, when required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Skilled in manual labor; experience in carpentry, drywall, remodeling preferred.  Valid driver’s license required.  2 year degree in occupation related field preferred.

Relationships

Reports to Project Manager and Superintendents; works very closely with maintenance specialists

Physical Requirements

Normal dexterity required in maintenance/labor environment including hand-eye coordination, walking, sitting, standing, alertness (attention to detail); may require lifting of materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Extensive sitting and driving for extended periods of time to get to locations, and walking to perform inspection of locations.  Utilization of power tools and hand tools.

Disclaimer:        The above is intended to describe the general contents of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

PROJECT ESTIMATOR                        
Expedite timely, accurate project cost budgets and buy out estimates in a standardized CSI format utilizing historical data, unit pricing, subcontractor/vendor proposals and/or crews and methods as discussed with management.

Principle duties and responsibilities:

1.         Accurately prepare a detailed cost estimate of all aspects of a proposed project including, but not limited to, quantity take off, detailed cost estimate, item and subcontractor summary by division.

2.         Review and defend the summarized budget with supervisor before release or distribution.

3.         Maintain all unit prices and keep current in estimating programs and templates.  Adjust unit prices in the system(s) as the market adjusts the prices.

4.         Verify existing conditions of vacancies and incorporate into budget & estimate preparation. Convey existing condition information to planning.

5.         Prepare Cost Code breakdown for accounting job cost set up

6.         Participate in pre-construction meetings; initiate a pre-construction meeting with the assigned Project Manager and Superintendent to convey all conceptual information about the subject project until it is thoroughly understood.

7.         Work closely with Property Management in obtaining and developing estimates for related projects involving this department.

8.         Suggest Value Engineering concepts and coordinate application with the Architectural Department.

9.         Solicit prices from all pre-qualified subcontractors and vendors, as requested by project supervisor. Solicit bidders/bids for both local and remote out-of-town markets during the bid process, as directed by the project supervisor. Solicit feedback from project supervisors to evaluate accuracy of estimates and budgets.

10.        Review and obtain knowledge of all conceptual aspects of a proposed project including, but not limited to, technical requirements, general conditions, details, plans, products, equipment and tenant work per the lease agreement.

11.        Assist Construction Project Management with all project buy-outs for national accounts by revising estimates to fit actual buy out scopes. Provide detailed scope breakdown via estimate/ budget sheets to Construction Management for incorporation into applicable contracts or purchase orders. Provide periodic job cost information updates to Architect and management for their use.  Estimate the cost of all large Change Orders for projects in progress.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

Associate’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management required (or related experience), Bachelor’s Degree preferred.   Minimum 2 years commercial construction field or  estimating experience with experience in reading and understanding blueprints. Computer literate with a working experience in Microsoft Excel or Timberline estimating software (preferred), or scheduling software (MS Project).  Experience in Word and scheduling.  Valid driver’s license required.

Relationships

Report to Director of Construction and designated project supervisor.  Continuous communications with contractor(s) to determine costs, review bid information, etc.  Communicates with management to discuss bids and costs. 

Physical Requirements

Normal dexterity required in construction/ laborer environment including hand-eye coordination, walking, sitting, standing, computer input, alertness (attention to detail) and answering of phones.  May require lifting of  up to 25 pounds. Also required to drive to locations/job sites, and walk to perform inspection of locations and determine estimates of work to be done.

Disclaimer:        The above is intended to describe the general contents of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

TENANT COORDINATOR/ESTIMATOR, PROPERTY MANAGEMENT EXEMPT

General Summary

Oversee and coordinate commercial/retail facility construction and improvements related to tenant interior and exterior specifications. Ensure completion within budget and assigned time frame. Act as company liaison with tenants regarding improvement to facilities and build outs.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

1. Coordinate tenant build out projects, lease renewals. Coordinate with the tenants for finishes and schedule of work to be completed. Coordinate activities involved in aspects of construction regarding walls, flooring, inside architecture, etc. Participate and provide input in the development and review of construction plans for assigned projects. Review architectural plans and specifications, insure accuracy in construction and provide input necessary for proper construction. Direct and coordinate work.

2. Solicit prices from all pre-qualified subcontractors and vendors, as requested by project supervisor. Solicit bidders/Bids for both local and remote out of town markets during bid process, as directed by the project supervisor. Solicit feedback from project supervisors to evaluate accuracy of estimates and budgets.

3. Accurately prepare a detailed cost estimate of all aspects of proposed project including, but not limited to, quantity take off, detailed cost estimate, item and subcontractor summary by division.

4. Maintain all unit prices and keep current in estimating programs and templates. Adjust unit prices in the system as the market adjusts the prices.

5. Work closely with Property Management team and construction in obtaining and developing estimates for related projects involving this department.

6. Monitor the HVAC program with new work order system. Ensure tenants have their service contracts set up for recovery

7. Maintain and issue new tenant welcome package. Coordinate the distribution of packages to tenants regarding company information. Insure tenant’s receipt of information regarding HVAC systems and company contacts.

Turnover space to a tenant and insure tenant maintains all necessary inspections and insure paperwork is received from tenants regarding proper maintenance of systems.

8. Coordinate the setup of tenant service contracts for HVAC, fire alarm and fire alarm sprinkler certifications for properties we maintain and insure proper input of data to the work order system. Ensure tenants have proper service contracts in place

9. Oversee tenant relations, compliance and quality customer assurance regarding issues for properties such as 570 Delaware Avenue, 584 Delaware Avenue, One Canalside and Hampton on Delaware as well as other assigned

tenant offices such as government offices which need special attention. Communicate with specifically assigned tenants (usually office tenant) to address, resolve, interpret, judge, or enforce the lease and any concerns, requests, or problems. Respond to and resolve tenant requests in an expedient manner. Perform ongoing site inspection:

maintain ongoing review of work completion through all stages. Monitor timetables and insure proper completion by assigned dates and discuss concerns and problems with contractors. These properties include but are not limited to 570 and 584 Delaware Ave, assigned medical facilities and government offices which need special attention.

10. Assist and cooperate with property supervisors through review and defending the summarized budgets with property supervisors before release or distribution.

11. Review and obtain knowledge of all conceptual aspects of a proposed project including, but not limited to, technical requirements, general conditions, details, plans, products, equipment and tenant work per the lease agreement.

12. Update monthly new contracts and perform quarterly review of any previously issued contracts for expiration dates. Take necessary measures to ensure that contracts are either extended or terminated to their full extent.

Assist in timeline scheduling for yearly, quarterly and semi-annual contracts. Update monthly new contracts and perform quarterly review of any previously issued contracts for expiration dates. Take necessary measures to ensure that contracts are either extended or terminated to their full extent. Prepare project closeout documentation

and final report. Do final walk through, insure proper completion of work, insure change orders completed properly and direct contractors in making final changes/adjustments in construction.

13. Perform ongoing site inspection: maintain ongoing review of work completion through all stages for assigned properties. Monitor timetables and insure proper completion by assigned dates and discuss concerns and problems with contractors.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Minimum 2 years experience in supervision of commercial construction/property management with knowledge in construction, estimating and purchasing of commercial exterior and interior products. Coordinate activities involved in tenant improvement.

Mandatory 2 year degree in Construction/Architect Technology. Experience in HVAC, plumbing and electrical preferred.

Excellent organizational, communication and negotiation skills. Experience in costs, takeoffs, bid analysis.

Physical Requirements

Normal dexterity required in commercial construction/property management environment including hand-eye coordination, walking, sitting, standing, alertness (attention to detail) and answering of phones. Computer input; May

require lifting of materials or boxes weighing up to 50 pounds. Much sitting and driving for extended periods of time to get to locations, and walking to perform inspection of locations

Relationships

Report to Director of Property Management. Continuous communications with Contractors to determine problems, needs analysis and review overall scope of projects. Communicate with Property Management team to discuss project development

and status. Continuous contact with tenants to resolve issues and assist in tenant concerns.

Disclaimer: The above is intended to describe the general contents of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirement

FOR APPLICATION TO ANY OF THE ABOVE JOBS, PLEASE FOLLOW DIRECTIONS BELOW:

Application Process:

  1. Please go to www.benderson.com

  2. Click on Employment – scroll down to bottom of page and click on our job board link

  3. Apply directly to the positions above

  4. I will receive the applications and review

 

 

  

February 18, 2015

National Fuel Job Opportunity!

ENGINEER – WEST SENECA, NY

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) is a diversified energy company with its headquarters in Williamsville, New York.  National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation, the Pipeline and Storage segment of National Fuel Gas Company, is currently seeking an Engineer for an outstanding career opportunity at our West Seneca, New York 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 Engineer to serve as an integral member of the Measurement, Regulation and Corrosion Control team. As part of the National Fuel team, the successful candidate would enjoy a career in a strong and growing company. The Engineer’s primary responsibilities will include the following:

•           Design, specification and acquisition of measurement and flow control equipment

•           Troubleshooting and maintenance support for existing measurement and flow control equipment

•           Coordination and review of federal and state audits/inspections

•           Development of measurement and regulation standards

•           Training and support of field personnel

•           Support for the corrosion control program

A Bachelor’s degree is required.  A concentration in Engineering or Engineering Technology is desirable.  The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional mechanical and electrical skills with a minimum of two years experience in measurement and regulation. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong analytical skills, oral and written communication skills, proven technical abilities and strong computer skills.  Exceptional time management and multi-tasking abilities are essential to success in this position. This position requires frequent day travel throughout Western NY and Northwestern PA as well as on-site work during projects. 

If you are interested in starting an exciting and rewarding career with a strong and growing company, please email or mail your resume, cover letter and transcripts making sure to reference #15-003NY in your correspondence to the address listed below. Resumes must be received in our office by March 4, 2015.

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #15-003NY

P.O. Box 2081

Erie, PA  16512

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #15-003NY in the subject line of your email.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

Affirmative Action Posting
February 13, 2015-Title:

FAIR HOUSING ATTORNEY

Agency:

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

Qualifications:

Candidates should have Juris Doctor degree and be admitted to practice in New York State.  Fluency in English and Spanish is preferred.

Compensation:

Starting salary of $44,500 plus a benefit package. 

Responsibilities:

§  Attends discrimination case conferences and reviews cases for legal action, preparing written summaries in matters in which HOME is to be a party.

§  Prepares administrative complaints for filing; reviews documents obtained during discovery and prepares rebuttals to respondents’ answers.

§  Attends administrative hearings in order to advise HOME clients of their rights.

§  Makes recommendations regarding settlement proposals.

§  Apprises counseling staff of developments in fair housing and landlord-tenant law.

§  Consults with the Executive Director on litigation policies and procedures.

§  Assists in recruitment of cooperating attorneys, offering training, resources and technical assistance in fair housing law.

§  Assists in training investigators; analyzes and summarizes testing results.

§  Assists with HOME’s housing counseling caseload.

§  Fulfills any and all other duties which may, from time-to-time, be assigned by the Executive Director or Associate Director.

Application process:

Submit a resume with cover letter to HOME Inc/ 1542 Main Street/ Buffalo, NY 14209 or to sgehl@homeny.org.  Resumes must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, 3/13/15.  HOME is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

 

                                                                       

February 10, 2015

Department of Motor Vehicles

Are you interested in a challenging and rewarding New York State career with great benefits and diverse responsibilities that will utilize your experience in planning, researching, developing, operating, and/or analyzing highway safety, public safety, public health, or other public information programs?

Apply Now for the Highway Safety Program Representative

Exam 25-958!!

Written Exam to be held April 18, 2015.

Applications must be submitted or postmarked by March 4, 2015.

Duties:

As a Highway Safety Program Representative for the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (NYS DMV) you would research, design, and monitor alternate delivery processes to improve or expand customer service, efficiency and effectiveness; assess the operations of comparable driver safety programs and businesses in other states; and prepare written and oral recommendations necessary to implement and safeguard new program initiatives. You may conduct on-site consultations and act as a representative of the NYS DMV with state and local government officials, community groups, and safety businesses in the provision of advice and guidance in developing and explaining highway safety programs and projects as well as ensuring compliance with highway safety grant-in-aid requirements. Public speaking is required. Extensive use of a computer, including internet research, is required.

Minimum Qualifications:

If you meet the minimum qualifications for the Highway Safety Program Representative and are interested in pursuing a career in this position, you must take and pass a written test in order to be considered for appointment. The minimum qualifications, as stated on the examination announcement, require that on or before April 18, 2015, you must have six years of full-time experience in planning, researching, developing, operating, and/or analyzing highway safety, public safety, public health, or other public information programs. College study may be substituted for up to four years of the required experience at a rate of 15 semester credit hours equaling six months of experience.

How to Apply:

Applications for this test must be submitted by March 4, 2015 and the written test will be held April 18, 2015. Please see the announcement for details on the NYS Department of Civil Service website at http://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/oc/25-958.cfm

 

 

 

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GREAT NEWS SHARING

 

Charles Byno (on the left) is show with Steps to Succeed Program Coordinator Otis Glover receiving congratulations on getting a job as a Debt Collector at Recovery Cred X Debt Recovery, Llc

 

In the photo on the left, we have Rosendo Torres (in the middle) as one of our success stories from the Steps To Succeed Program that is Coordinated by Otis Glover (on the left.) Mr. Torres is now gainfully employed at ECC City Campus in the Maintenance Department. 

In the photo on the right, Otis presented a plaque to Mr. Damone Smith as a thank you and appreciation for him coming to the Steps to Succeed graduation and offering encouragement.

 

Timothy Swain with his Placement Counselor Joyce Faines is sharing his good news of his new job at Multisorb as a Machine Operator

Mark McCreary (on the right) is shown here with his Placement Counselor Otis Glover receiving congratulations on his new job at Adams Mark Hotel in the Kitchen

Shemika Fields (on the right) with her Placement Counselor Betty Lee, sharing in the good news of receiving a job at Kaleida -High Pointe as a Certified Nurse Assistant

William Coke (on the left) with his Placement Counselor Joyce Faines showing a great big smile while telling her about his new job at Multisorb as an Assembler

 

Timothy Cannon (on the left) with Steps to Succeed Program Coordinator Otis Glover, receiving congratulations on his new job at Rod Gard

as a Molder

Joyce Faines (on the left) with Audra Maliszewski sharing the good news

 of her new job as an LPN an Independent Nursing

 

Otis Glover (on the right) with Rosendo Torres getting congratulations for his new job at ECC City Campus in Maintenance

Elizabeth Hinton(on the right) with Joyce Faines, Placement sharing news in receiving a new job as a Business Services Support.

 

Patricia Pratt sharing good news with Program Coordinator Otis Glover that she is now working at the City Mission as a Cook

 


Terry Chatfield, Asst. Director of the BETC, speaking to the graduating class for the Steps to Succeed Program.

 


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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