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December 17, 2014

Hearts and Hands: Faith in Action

Hearts and Hands, a nonprofit, neighbor helping neighbor service program, is currently looking for a part-time (20 hrs/wk) Coordinator of Volunteer Services to work in its satellite office in Wales Center, NY.

Job  Description:   Coordinator of Volunteer Services

Hearts and Hands connects the elderly, those with health concerns, and their care givers in underserved communities with trained volunteers ~ to uphold their dignity ~ to improve quality of life ~ to enhance their ability to live in their home of choice.

1.   Position Summary: 

This part-time position is responsible for providing coordination between care receivers requesting support services and available trained volunteer caregivers or referral agencies.

2.   Position Relationships:

A. Responsible to:          Program Director

B. Reports to:                Program Director

C. Interrelationships:      Contacts with the local faith and community based organizations, volunteers and care receivers, and human service agencies.

3.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·         Recruit, screen, train and supervise volunteer caregivers.

·         Schedule and perform in- take interviews of care receivers.

·         Identify the requests of care receivers and coordinate with volunteer availability and skills.

·         Maintain records of all volunteer and care-receiver activities. Follow up with any issues or concerns.

·         Evaluate volunteer performance/satisfaction.

·         Monitor and approve requests for mileage reimbursement.

·         Provide referrals to appropriate agencies as requested and record the information.

·         Compile statistics and related materials.

·         Provide timely communication of program updates and materials/policy changes to volunteers and care receivers.

·         Network with other agencies and staff as needed.

·         Other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

4.   Qualifications

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in human services.

  • Sufficient written and verbal communication skills to work with various groups.

  • Good problem solving skills coupled with patience and dedication to assist others.

  • General understanding of elder care and care giver concerns and issues.

  • Good interpersonal skills to work with diverse individuals and groups on the phone and in person.

  • General understanding of elder care and care giver concerns and issues.

5.   Position Requirements

  • Associate Degree in Human Service or equivalent experience in elder care service delivery and/or customer service.

  • Working computer knowledge.

  • Must have a valid New York State driver’s license and dependable transportation.

Interested candidates should forward resumes and three references by Monday, January 5th, 2015 to:

Sandra Barillari

Program Director

Hearts and Hands

50 John Street

Akron, New York 14001

Or via email: sbarillari@heartsandhandsfia.org

 

December 17, 2014

Executive Director for P2 Collaborative

The P2 Collaborative of Western New York (P2 Collaborative), a $4m not-for-profit organization, is seeking an Executive Director. The organization drives collaboration, convenes resources and aligns goals and activities to achieve healthier lifestyles for all Western New Yorkers

For Details, please go to:

http://www.p2wny.org/careers.html

 

December 17, 2014

Business Account Manager- Buffalo Office

The Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) is dedicated to providing immediate, effective and comprehensive employment services to men and women with recent criminal convictions. Our highly structured and tightly supervised programs help participants regain the skills and confidence needed for successful transitions to stable, productive lives. CEO serves 4,000 participants a year, giving them the opportunity to support themselves and their families, remain crime-free and to contribute positively to their communities.

CEO is currently seeking a Business Account Manager (BAM) who will assist participants in finding employment in the private sector concurrent with their employment on CEO's supervised transitional work sites. Leveraging the work experience gained on the CEO work sites, the BAM will identify/create job opportunities for participants and match qualified participants with these employment opportunities. He/She will be responsible for developing relationships with employers, successfully placing participants into this jobs and providing on going retention services and supports to both the employer and the participant.

This position reports to the New York State Director. This position requires someone that can work flexible hours, has experience in workplace development, case management and/or sales and marketing. The ideal candidate will not only be able to work with participants, but will also be able to work with private sector employers in the Buffalo Metropolitan Area.

The Business Account Manager position is key to CEO's achieving its annual placement outcomes. The BAM has two overarching responsibilities: 1) establishing new employer relationships and maintaining pre-existing relationships with employers to secure valid and unsubsidized employment opportunities for CEO participants and 2) effectively matching CEO participants with unsubsidized employment.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary range $35,000 - $38,000 plus a generous monthly bonus structure based on exceeding placement quotas

Excellent benefits including medical and dental

To APPLY and to see a more detailed job description: simply click on the link below and follow the directions.

https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15034012

CEO is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to a diverse workplace.

December 17, 2014

Administrative Director

Grant Funded Position

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Administrative Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Schiller Park Community Services Inc., manage staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans.

Responsibilities

Leadership & Management:

•           Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals

•           Actively engage board members, committees,  partnering organizations, and funders

•           Lead, coach, develop, and retain Schiller Park high-performance case management team Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress, and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents

Fundraising & Communications:

•           Expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program and operations

•           Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand

•           Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities

Planning & New Business:

•           Begin to build partnerships establishing relationships with funders, and political and community leaders. 

Qualifications

The Administrative Director will be thoroughly committed to Schiller Park’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:

•           Advanced degree, ideally an MBA, Human Services or related degree with at least 3 years of senior management experience; track record of effectively leading a performance- and outcomes-based organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth

•           Bachelors Degree in business, human services or related degree with at least 10 years of experience; 5 years being in senior management; track record of effectively leading a performance- and outcomes-based organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth

•           Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation

•           Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget

•           Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships

•           Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures

•           Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills

•           Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning

•           Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people

•           Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed

Submit all resumes to Debbie Allen at info@utopiann.com

No phone calls will be accepted

 

December 17, 2014

HORIZON HEALTH -  Insurance Specialist- Buffalo, NY

Job Summary

An Insurance Specialist must be a detailed oriented individual with a strong health insurance background, to assist with

authorization, eligibility & benefits, account set-up & management and with exceptional internal and external customer service.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Ensure authorization for all services - managing Outpatient Treatment Reports (OTR)

- Verification of eligibility and benefits thru EPACES and Healthenet

- Completing Client Financial Reviews (CFR) daily

- Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers

- Provide site support – manage daily email requests and site questions

- Review and manage client accounts – copay, benefits, payments, balancing and unapplied payments and etc.

- Data enter all client insurance, authorization, eligibility and account changes in Anasazi software.

- Reporting

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the

position. Incumbents may be required to follow any other instructions, and to perform any other related duties, that may

be required by their supervisor.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The

requirements listed below are representative of the minimum levels of knowledge, skill, and/ or ability necessary.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Basic Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

- Strong knowledge of commercial insurances and managed care plans

- Experience with insurance authorization, eligibility and account verification

Experience Required

- 2 years of insurance related experience

Work Environment:

- Busy office

- Heavy data entry

Education/Training

- Bachelor’s degree preferred

Location: Buffalo, NY

Shift/ Hours: Monday - Friday, Full time

Corporate Office 3020 Bailey Avenue, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14215 716.831.2700 www.horizon-health.org

 

December 17, 2014

ASPIRE of WNY has some great job opportunities!
For details of the over 57 available jobs, please go to:

http://www.aspirewny.org/jobs

 


December 17, 2014
Job Opportunity: Product Assurance Manager

One of our clients, a global manufacturer of automotive and heavy duty industrial equipment, is seeking a Product Assurance Manager.  The Product Assurance Manager will plan, coordinate and direct quality control activities designed to support manufacturing and ensure continuous production of products consistent with established standards.

Essential functions include:

•           Responsible for Quality Department operations and staffing.

•           Leads company-wide quality system to assure consistent manufacture of quality products, utilizing key quality systems tools.

•           Directs workers engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials, facilities, and products.

•           Formulates and maintains quality control objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other plant personnel.

•           Investigates and addresses customer complaints regarding quality.

•           Responsible to input 8D Root Cause/Corrective Action to both customer portals and company's 8D system.

•           Interprets engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, and confers with management of engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards.

•           Writes, revises, and verifies quality standards for product design evaluation.

•           Reviews daily plant quality production reports at Operations meetings.

•           Track and monitor customer quality performance to establish goals and communicate to all plant personnel.

•           Develops and analyzes statistical data and product specifications to determine present standards.

•           Develops supplier quality system to maintain and enhance the acceptable level of quality.

•           Hires, compensates, trains, budgets, and directs the work of the quality department.

Demonstrated technical skills, auto experience, and strong leadership capabilities are all required. Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, the Product Assurance Manager will be responsible for three direct reports and a staff of 10. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Operations Management, Engineering or Statistics, and a minimum of 10 years' experience in manufacturing with three to five years of external responsibility for customers and suppliers. The successful candidate will also have certifications in problem solving (6 Sigma, Shainin), and direct experience in TS16949, and ISO9000 and ISO14001.  Additionally the candidate will be conversant in AIAG requirements (PPAP, FMEA, MSA, SPC, APQP, etc.), and can read / interpret 2D & 3D drawings and specifications including GD&T.  Excellent salary and benefits.  Qualified candidates may send their resumes, cover letters and salary requirements to MaryEllen Carlo at mecarlo@cpibn.com.

 

NYS Dept. of Labor Hot Jobs for the     

Week of Dec. 15, 2014

Erie County: 

NY1113090. Akron. CUSTOMER SERVICE REP. FT. M-F. Days. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits.

Before beginning duties a very intense training schedule provided. Provide timely and accurate information to incoming customer order status and product knowledge requests. Process customer order/changes. Keep records of customer interactions. Customer Service trainees will now learn how to navigate the company webpage to better service customers.

Requires at least a high school diploma. Wage depends on experience.

NY1113257. Buffalo. AUTO MECHANIC. FT. M-F. 1st shift. 40 hrs./wk. Need at least 1 year of experience. MUST have own tools. Also need valid driver's license. Wage depending on experience. Requires GED/high school diploma. Public transportation available.

NY1113176. Buffalo. OPERATION TECHNICIAN. FT. M-F. 1st shift. 40-50 hrs./wk. Benefits. Will perform regular manufacturing duties as part of the production team. In addition, the candidate will help to troubleshoot production operations, provide basic equipment maintenance and, once fully trained, help direct production technicians. Requires GED/high school diploma. 3 years' experience preferred, but would consider a trainee. Wage: $12-$13/hr., negotiable, depending on experience.

NY1113113. Amherst. CORPORATE EVENT SERVICES ASSISTANT. FT. Benefits. Plan, coordinate and execute every aspect of a trade show and or event, including state and regional trade shows. Help control corporate trade show inventory to ensure materials are readily available for all events. Assist in the planning and coordination of sales meetings and special events. Bachelor's degree required, with business/marketing focus desired. 2 years of experience in marketing, sales, and/or trade show/event planning desired; shipping experience essential; display experience helpful. Excellent computer skills needed in MS Office. Ability to travel, 3-4 times per year.

NY1113093. Lackawanna.  HVAC SERVICE TECH/INSTALLER. FT. M-F, some Sat. & Sundays. 1st shift (and on-call). Benefits. Must be able to work independently. Install and repair furnaces, boilers & air conditioning. MUST have a minimum of 5 years' experience. Will not consider a trainee.  Clean, valid NYS driver's license required, as well as own vehicle. GED/high school diploma needed.

NY1113158. Elma. PRODUCTION WORKERS. FT & PT. Several openings. 2nd and 3rd shifts. 24-40 hrs./week. Benefits. No experience requirement listed. Must have GED/high school diploma. Wage: $13.55/hr.

 

 

NY1112986. Elma. IT ADMINISTRATOR. FT. M-F. 1st shift. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. IT support relating involving Microsoft's core business applications, as well as virtual environments built on VMWare and Microsoft. Technical services at desktop level. Technical services and support at the network level (backup/restore activities, network printing, file and folder management). Network user management (account setup and maintenance, login scripts). System documentation. Professional IT Certifications a plus (i.e. Microsoft, VMWare and Cisco). LAN Knowledge, Microsoft Active Directory, Problem Solving, Multi-tasking, Quality Focus, Coordination, Technical Understanding, Quick Study, Technical Zeal. Need Associate's Degree in Computer Science from an accredited college or university; or equivalent education/experience in the computer science field. Minimum 5 years' experience required.

NY1113155. Williamsville. PAYROLL SPECIALIST. FT. Benefits. Union. Deadline: Dec. 24. As part of the clerical team, will support Payroll Manager and perform various administrative functions within the Payroll Dept. Prepare and balance multi-state payroll runs. Maintain records relative to employee status and rate(s) of pay. Prepare reconciliation reports. Prepare of reports for tax purposes and year-end reporting. Need at least GED/high school diploma and experience in payroll or accounting functions.  An Associate's Degree in Business Administration/ Accounting or a related field preferred. Familiarity with Department of Labor and IRS laws and regulations (as they pertain to payroll) required. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Experience with an HRIS payroll system, specifically PeopleSoft (Oracle), desirable. Experience working with and interpreting collective bargaining agreements preferred. Wage: $18.38/hr. 

NY1113069. Amherst. WAREHOUSE SUPERVISOR. FT. M-F. Days. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. Reports to the senior vice president and would start immediately. Requires strong experience (5 years) in inventory control, shipping and receiving and logistics. Would NOT consider a trainee. Requires warehouse/distribution center experience and ability to manage up to 12 employees. Basic computer skills required; the ability to use Microsoft Office beneficial. Need high school diploma and valid driver's license. Salary: $38,000-$45,000/yr., negotiable, depending on experience.

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Recruitment - Friday, Dec. 19

At the Lockport WorksourceOne Center, 272 S. Transit St.

10am SHARP!!!

Looking for: Home Health Aides (NY1112080) – 3 openings; Personal Care Aides (CNAs (NY1112079) – 10 openings; RNs– Home Care (NY1112081) – 3 openings; LPNs (NY1112978) – 3 openings.

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NY1113274. Niagara Falls. PURCHASING AGENT. FT. M-F. 1st shift. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits.  Responsible for coordinating all purchases at most favorable costs and terms. Procures materials, supplies and equipment.  Negotiates with suppliers. Provides feedback to vendors. Coordinates the flow of paperwork necessary for purchases. Makes recommendations to management on large volume purchases. Bachelor's Degree required; in Supply Chain Management preferred (or equivalent). 5+ years' in purchasing, sourcing and vendor management.

NY1113077. Niagara Falls. ACCOUNTANT. FT. M-F. 1st shift. Benefits. Ledgers and preparation of journal entries; fixed asset or inventory accounting; preparation of trial balance or financial statements; cost accounting; bank account reconciliation. This is intended to be a contributing rather than training position.  Bachelor's Degree required; Accounting discipline strongly preferred; Master's Degree preferred. CMA or CPA preferred. Minimum 4 years’ related accounting experience (experience to include GAAP and SOX policies and procedures; general ledger systems. Public Accounting background preferred. Manufacturing/industrial environment preferred.

 


December 15, 2014

Tonawanda. Livingston International. CUSTOMS BROKERAGE ANALYSTS. FT. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. 20 openings.

Business operates 7 days/wk.

Must be flexible to work 2nd or 3rd shift, weekends, and/or some holidays.

Growing Buffalo Service Center located in Tonawanda is looking for customs brokerage analysts.

No experience required - training provided.

Preferred: Experience in custom brokerage. Acceptable related experience: Computer and keyboarding skills, customer service-high productivity output.

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Manager of Service Delivery, these positions are responsible for the timely release of client shipments, accurate keying of information and correct billing of all client shipments.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists in ensuring that all entries are released, classified and billed accurately and within service standards, to earn their clients' complete satisfaction. 

GED/high school diploma needed.

Wage: $12/hr., negotiable, depending on experience.

Subject to employer reference/criminal background checks.

On bus route.

TO APPLY: Apply via email or online:

Email: csailer@livingstonintl.com

Online: https://apply.hrmdirect.com/resumedirect/ApplyOnline/Apply.aspx?req_id=enc-16.6698455717016698&source=214036-CS-10587

 

December 15, 2014

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December 12, 2014

National Fuel Job Opportunity!

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 January 10, 2015 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #14-051NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

 

December 12, 2014

Bookkeeper – Parish Accounting Services

Diocese of Buffalo

795 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14203

Brief Job Description

Provide accounting services to parishes including but not limited to preparation of checks for payment of bills, recording of receipts and expenditures in PDS Ledger, review the accuracy of payroll reports generated through an outside payroll service, monitoring current cash position and cash flow requirements, preparation of monthly reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts, preparation of monthly financial statements, monthly monitoring of actual to budget results, preparation of annual diocesan financial reports, assist in the preparation of annual budgets, assist in other financial needs of the parish as necessary.

Qualifications: Required Education/Experience

 Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent work experience

 3 – 5 years bookkeeping experience

Desired Skills

 Requires knowledge of accounting principles, practices, human resources and general office software applications including Microsoft Windows - Excel and Word systems

 Excellent organization, planning and time management skills

 Self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision

 Strong oral and written communication skills

 Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills

 Ability to maintain confidentiality

 Must be able to present him/herself professionally

E.O.E.

How to Apply:

By Mail E-Mail Fax, no later than

January 9, 2015 to:

Lynn Patterson

Diocese of Buffalo

795 Main Street

Buffalo, NY 14203

E-mail: lpatterson@buffalodiocese.org

 


December 11, 2014

High Sierra Pools is hiring certified lifeguards for indoor pools located in fitness clubs in the Buffalo area with an immediate start date.

Available shifts:

• Location 1: 2 PM - 11 PM Monday through Friday, SAM - 2 PM Tuesday and

Thursday

• Location 2; 2 PM -11 PM Monday and Tuesday

Qualified applicants will possess:

• Valid Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, AD and Bloodborne Pathogens certificates

• Excellent customer service skills

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• A history of reliability

• A positive attitude

Compensation: $10.00 - $12.00

Interested applicants can submit their application online at ww.highsierrapools.com or contact our local recruiters at 703. 626.5410.

EOE

 

December 11, 2014

Administrative Assistant

Bishop Timon - St. Jude High School

Advancement Office & Guidance Department

601 McKinley Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14220

Brief Job Description

Provide clerical support and data entry for the Advancement Office and Guidance Department.

Qualifications: Required Education/Experience

 Associates Degree with experience in a support position.

 Familiarity with Microsoft Office and ResultsPlus fundraising software.

Desired Skills

 Good organizational and communication skills.

 Attention to detail, especially with regard to data entry.

 Desire to work as a member of a team.

 Abilty to multitask.

E.O.E.

How to Apply:

By Mail E-Mail Fax, no later than

December 31, 2014

Kevin P. McLaughlin, Chief Operating Officer

Bishop Timon - St. Jude High School

601 McKinley Parkway

Buffalo, NY 14220

Mclaughlin@bishoptimon.com

 


December 11, 2014

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December 11, 2014

National Fuel Job Opportunities!
CREW CHIEF/EQUIPTMENT OPERATOR – JAMESTOWN, NY

National Fuel currently has an employment opportunity for a Crew Chief/Equipment Operator at its Jamestown Servicenter.

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

•           leak repair

•           manual excavation

•           plastic pipe fusion

•           mechanical fitting work

•           lubrication and minor vehicle upkeep

•           manual recordkeeping/ updating operating records

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

Applicants must live within a 20 – mile radius of the Jamestown Servicenter or be willing to relocate. National Fuel offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package which includes health insurance, a retirement savings account, a matching Tax Deferred Savings Plan - 401(k), and paid holiday and vacation time.

If you are interested in starting an exciting and rewarding career, please email or mail your resume and cover letter making sure to reference  Position #14-061NY – Crew Chief/Equipment Operator in your correspondence to the address listed below. Resumes must be received in our office by December 29, 2014.

NATIONAL FUEL

HUMAN RESOURCES

POSITION #14-061NY – Crew Chief/Equipment Operator

P.O. BOX 2081

ERIE, PA 16512

jobs@natfuel.com

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

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

pre-employment drug test.

PAYROLL SPECIALIST – 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 is currently seeking a Payroll Specialist 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.

As part of the clerical team, the Payroll Specialist will support the Payroll Manager and perform various administrative functions within the Payroll department.  Duties and responsibilities can include:

-           Preparing and balancing multi-state payroll runs

-           Maintaining records relative to employee status and rate(s) of pay

-           Preparation of reconciliation reports

-           Preparation of reports for tax purposes and year end reporting

-           Responding to internal inquiries regarding rates of pay, time reporting, etc.

-           Other payroll related functions including filing, scanning and general administrative duties

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and proven experience in payroll or accounting functions.  An Associate’s degree in Business Administration/Accounting or a related field is preferred.  A working knowledge of payroll processing and familiarity with Department of Labor and IRS laws and regulations (as they pertain to payroll) is required.  The Payroll Specialist will be required to successfully perform in a time sensitive, deadline driven environment and must possess exceptional analytical skills.  Demonstrated attention to detail, communication and multi-tasking skills are required. The successful candidate must demonstrate a professional and positive attitude, possess the ability to handle confidential information and must be a team player.  Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is required.  Prior experience with an HRIS payroll system, specifically PeopleSoft (Oracle), is desirable.  Previous exposure/experience working with and interpreting collective bargaining agreements is preferred.

This is a clerical position within the Company’s collective bargaining unit with an hourly rate of pay of $18.38.  National Fuel also offers a comprehensive benefits package.  For confidential consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter by December 24, 2014 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #14-060NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY  14221

jobs@natfuel.com

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS


December 8, 2014

National Fuel Job Opportunities!
SYSTEM ANALYST – WILLIAMSVILLE (BUFFALO), NY

Are you interested in how a company with a 100+ year track record of providing safe, reliable service to its customers utilizes information technology to support and grow its business? Are you interested in a position with an innovative company that has been part of an industry from its earliest days? Are you searching for a career rather than a job? If so, the National Fuel’s Information Services organization is currently seeking a System Analyst for an outstanding and dynamic career opportunity at our corporate headquarters located in Williamsville, NY.

Utilizing a wide range of technologies, the Information Services group develops, installs, maintains and administers business critical infrastructure and computer applications for many subsidiaries of National Fuel. The successful candidate will support and extend an Allegro 8 installation that is deployed to a number of critical business segments. Day to day responsibilities primarily involve managing the Allegro 8 installation which will involve all aspects of our software development lifecycle (requirements, analysis, design, coding and testing). The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with a mentor within our Information Services group, initially focusing on developing a strong Center of Excellence for our Allegro installation. The System Analyst position is part of a well-defined career path within our Information Services team.

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field. 5-10 years of software development life cycle experience is required. Development experience in the following technologies is required: C#, SQL, XML. Demonstrated technical support of an Allegro 8 installation is strongly preferred, but not required. Successful candidates for these opportunities must demonstrate exceptional analytical and problem solving skills, along with strong technical competencies and the ability to grasp new technologies and programming languages. Candidates must demonstrate initiative, professionalism, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and possess the ability to work independently as well as in a cooperative team environment.

National Fuel offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. For confidential consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter and academic (college) transcripts by December 31, 2014 to:

National Fuel Human Resources Position #14-001NY 6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221  jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #14-001NY in the subject line of your email

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

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

National Fuel offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Any candidate offered a position with National Fuel will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test.  For confidential consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter and academic transcripts by December 31, 2014 to:

National Fuel, Human Resources

Position #14-054NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

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

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December 4, 2014
National Fuel Job Opportunity!
SAFETY SUPERVISOR – WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

National Fuel is currently seeking a Safety Supervisor 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 Safety Supervisor will be responsible for development, implementation, and management of the National Fuel Corporate Safety Program with an emphasis on safety in the field. The Safety Supervisor is expected to invest an average of 3-4 days per week in the field to support safety in partnership with Operations employees, supervisors and managers. This position is also responsible for maintaining compliance with local, state, and federal regulations that pertain to safety and loss prevention through group presentations, training programs and facility audits, particularly OSHA/DOT.  The successful candidate will also act as the Emergency Response Director at the Main Office, perform new employee safety orientations and investigate incidents of injury or damage.

An Associate’s degree or experience in operations safety is required. A Bachelor’s degree in Safety Management, Construction Management or a related field is preferred. Experience in operations and with OSHA regulations is also preferred. Applicants must demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently. Regular travel within western New York and occasional travel to northern Pennsylvania is required.

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 #14-056NY – Safety Supervisor in your correspondence to the address listed below. Resumes must be received in our office by December 19, 2014.

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #14-056NY

P.O. Box 2081

Erie, PA  16512

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #14-056PA in the subject line of your email.

 

December 2, 2014

NYS Dept of Labor Hot Jobs for the

Week of Dec. 1, 2014

Erie County: 

Recruitment - Friday, Dec. 19

At the Lockport WorksourceOne Center, 272 S. Transit St.

10am SHARP!!!

Looking for:

Home Health Aides (NY1112080) – 3 openings; Personal Care Aides (CNAs (NY1112079) – 10 openings; RNs– Home Care (NY1112081) – 3 openings; LPNs (NY1112978) – 3 openings.

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NY1112010. Amherst/Hamburg. ACCOUNT RESOLUTION SPECIALISTS. FT (37.5 hrs./wk.). Benefits. Will handle inbound and outbound telephone calls and create positive rapport with customers while establishing arrangements/resolution to a delinquent account. Company seeks individuals who have proven customer service ability and professionalism. Company is committed to training employees and supplying them with the necessary tools to achieve the highest levels of success. Company offers a 3-month pro-rated goal system with lucrative bonus payout for all new employees with an emphasis on compliance and productivity. Requires high school diploma or GED; at least 6 months' experience in customer service, sales, or a related role; plus intermediate computer knowledge. Must be able to pass a background check.  Need ability to speak and use proper English grammar and use proper telephone etiquette. Must be able to compute basic math. Base salary: $10-14/hr., PLUS monthly bonus plans, flexible scheduling, and contests.

NY1112056. East Aurora.  COMPRESSOR STATION FIELD SUPERVISOR. FT. Benefits. Deadline: December 4, 2014. Responsible for supervising fieldsmen and contractor crews engaged in compressor station and gas transmission pipeline maintenance activities. In addition, responsible for ensuring completion of mandated programs and budgetary goals, assisting in the completion of pipeline and storage well facilities integrity programs, and ensuring employee safety standards. A minimum of an Associate's Degree is required. A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology is strongly preferred. Those with degrees in Construction Management also will be considered.  Must have knowledge of strength of materials, hydraulics, pneumatics, machine design, and thermo-dynamics. The ability to supervise in a unionized environment is required. A valid driver's license and a clean driving record are required. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. 

NY1112166. Williamsville. DENTAL ASSISTANT. FT. M-F. Shift varies (Must be available between 7am-8pm). 40 hrs./wk. Assist dentists with procedures. Schedule appointments, keep records, receive payments from patients, and order supplies. 2+ years’ dental assistant experience required; certification is a plus; would NOT consider a trainee. 4-handed dentistry experience required. Dental X-ray experience preferred. High school diploma/ GED. Wage: $13-16/hr., DOE.

NY1112230. West Seneca/Cheektowaga. SANITATION ASSOCIATE. FT. Temp-to-Hire. M-F. 11pm-7am. 40 hrs./wk. May require mandatory overtime on Saturdays. Job Duties:  Sanitation and industrial cleaning in food manufacturing environment; performing wash treatment on walls, floors, machines, and counters; utilizing different sanitation and cleaning techniques. Must have 6+months experience in sanitation or janitorial fields - would NOT consider a trainee. Experience working in food manufacturing is preferred, but not required. Must have GED/high school diploma, reliable transportation and perfect attendance. Pay Rate: $10.50/hr. Not on bus route.

NY1112227. West Seneca. PACKAGERS. FT. Temp-to-Hire. M-F (mandatory overtime Saturdays). 40 hrs./wk. 10 openings. Compensation & shifts: 1st shift, 7am-3:30pm---$9.25/hr.; 2nd shift, 3pm-11:30pm ---$9.50/hr. All shifts require mandatory overtime on Saturdays. Packaging food items in a food manufacturing environment. Assembling cartons and sorting products. Pulling items from conveyor belts to package. Regularly lifting of 25+ pounds. Must have 6+ months’ experience in production, janitorial, or warehouse environment; experience in food manufacturing is preferred, but not required. Must have GED/high school diploma, reliable transportation and perfect attendance. Not on bus route.

NY1112108. Cheektowaga. DEBT COLLECTOR - ENTRY LEVEL. FT. M-F. 35-40 hrs./wk. Day shift. Benefits. Will utilize various skip-tracing programs to locate and contact customers by phone in order to negotiate the mutually satisfying repayment of past-due loan accounts. Strong phone skills, as well as knowledge of basic typing and computer software are also required for success in this position. Must have reliable transportation. Must be self-motivated, as this industry is bonus-driven with unlimited income potential.  At least 1 year of collections (or equitable field) experience highly preferred in order to ensure a smooth transition and maximize success. Requires GED/high school diploma. Wage: $8.25-$10/hr.

NY1111920. North Tonawanda. MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN. FT. 1st shift.  37.5 hrs./wk. Benefits. Performs general operating maintenance - service and repair the interior and exterior. Ensures walls, floor coverings, door, and woodwork in the common areas of the community are property maintained. Valid NYS driver's license (and own vehicle) required for travel, as needed. Requires high school diploma and 2 years' experience- Not willing to accept a trainee.

NY1112154. Wilson (with travel in USA and Canada). EQUIPMENT FABRICATOR AND SERVICE TECHNICIANS. FT. M-F. 1st shift. 40-60 hrs./wk. Benefits. 3 openings. Capital equipment manufacturer seeking career-minded individuals with the following attributes: Positive attitude & works well with others; clean driver's license; ability to pass drug test & background check; creative thinking & problem solving skills; leadership skills. Must be organized with excellent written and oral communication skills, and able to understand electrical schematics & controls. Fabrication & plumbing skills required. Must be willing to travel 25-50% of the time to reassemble completed equipment. Great position for auto-mechanic & machinist type personnel. Acceptable related experience: Electrical, Fabrication, Assembly and Welding - Would consider a trainee in specifics. Wage: $11-$20/hr.

NY1112167. Niagara Falls. TRUCK DRIVER - LOW BOY. FT. Benefits. Looking for truck driver experienced with low-boy operations. Full-time position based in Niagara Falls, NY, equipment yard. Responsible for low-boy truck operations transporting heavy construction equipment to numerous job sites located throughout the US. Must possess a valid CDL-A license with clean motor vehicle record. Prefer 2-5 years' work experience loading heavy construction equipment and driving a fully loaded 20+ ton rig. This is NOT an over-the-road tractor trailer driver position and OTR experience is NOT applicable. Must be a resident of the local Western New York region and able to commute daily to the Niagara Falls equipment yard. No housing or relocation expenses. No educational requirement.

NY1112032. WNY Region. DRIVERS - CDL-A. FT. M-F (Weekends possible). 40+ hrs./wk. Vacation time; benefits available after 1 year. Seeking reliable, experienced professional drivers. Would NOT consider a trainee. Owner will pay $.32 and up per mile, depending on experience. Also offers an additional on-time bonus. Requires valid CDL-A driving license and at least 1 year of related experience. Must have current DOT physical or be able to pass a DOT physical and drug screening. Driving record must also be able to pass insurance company review of MVR. Must know how to maintain accurate log book and do a proper pre-trip inspection. No educational requirement listed.

NY1111971. Lockport. CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS. Several openings. FT and PT positions. Shifts vary between 1st & 2nd. Benefits. Union. Requires ability to deal with people in a professional and caring manner. Must be team player. Competitive wages and benefit package. GED/high school diploma required. No experience requirement stated- willing to accept a trainee.

 

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GOOD NEWS SHARING = BETC Customers Recently Hired!  

 

Rashawn Cook shared in the good news of obtaining a job at

AudioMotive Creations in Maintenance. Rashawn is also to be congratulated as our 150th graduate of the Steps-to-Succeed Program!

Otis Glover (on the right) congratulating Patrick Meadows for his new job as a Food Preparer at KFC!

 

Terrell Birdsong and Joyce Faines sharing the good news of his employment at Terrace View Long Term Care Facility  in Housekeeping

 

James Jones (on the left) is now employed at TOPS as a Baker 

Claratine Lucia Massicott (on the left)  is now employed at   GBAUGH Health Navigator


Mia Richards is now employed at GBAUGH as a Trainer

 
Marlone Loman shown here with his Placement Counselor Betty Lee, was recently hired at CSX as a Freight Conductor

 

 

 

 

September 19, 2014

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

 

 

September 19, 2014

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

 

September 19, 2014

Job Corps 50th Anniversary Celebration held at the BETC!

 

  

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

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

 

 


OUTREACH INFORMATION:

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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