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July 29, 2014

JOB FAIR -TUESDAY, AUGUST 5

WALDEN GALLERIA

LOWER LEVEL

(NEAR APPLE COMPUTER)

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Opportunities

Outside Sales, Warehouse, Drivers,

Certified Nursing Assistants,

Personal Care Aides,

Home Health Aides, Truck Technician,

Truck Salesman, Parts Personnel,

Store Managers, Assistant Managers,

Retail Associates, Direct Care,

Behavior Technicians,

Nursing (LPN & RN),

Sales Associates,

Cosmetology Teacher,

Esthetics Teacher, Receptionist,

Master Control Operators,

Account Executive,

Inventory Specialist, Sales,

Customer Service, Data Entry

Tax Professionals,

Client Service Professional,

Light Industrial, Clerical,

Heavy Assembly, Cleaners,

Supervisors, Retail Cashier, Cook

Food/Beverage Cashier, Customer

Experience Representative,

Dietary Aides,

Laundry/Housekeeping Aides

and Collections

FOR MORE INFORMATION

WWW.CHEEKTOWAGA.ORG
 

 

July 30, 2014

Advanced Technology Recycling               

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Responsible for all sales activities from lead generation to close. Provide prospect/customer with price quotations & explain program parameters and expectations. Develop database of qualified leads through various formats. Maintain contact with all clients to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction & resolve any problems. Maintain accurate records of all sales & prospecting activities including sales calls, presentations, closed sales, etc. Research industry trends and grow knowledge base. Assist with company marketing plan as needed.  Sales experience preferred.  Base salary plus commission.  Good English verbal, written & presentation skills    Self-starter needing minimal supervision skills. Able to work in a team environment      

Post expires 9/27/14

Resumes to:

d.comens@atrecycle.com

 

July 30, 2014

Aries Transportation Services, Inc

BILLING, COST AND RATE CLERK

This Billing and Accounts Receiving Clerk will prepare itemized statements and bills to bill NYS Medicaid and Private Insurance companies.  Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors. Perform bookkeeping work such as posting payments. Track payments and follow up with customers regarding payment information and late payments. General office work including, filing, answering phones and scheduling appointments. Familiarity with basic office software. Medicaid billing skills and experience    Strong customer service skills

Ability with medical insurance billing procedures

Post Expires 9/27/14

Resumes to:

jieraci@ariestransportation.com

 

 

 

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.

 

 

MORE Good News Sharing

Customers that Received Jobs during the

Week of July 21 through July 28th

Avelle Bishop

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Jason Dotson

 


July 29, 2014

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE PROJECT

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION

Development Director, (half-time)

Organization Summary: The mission of the Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP) is to nurture the growth of a diverse and equitable community food system to promote local economic opportunities, access to affordable nutritious food and social change education. MAP’s Growing Green Program is a year-round youth development initiative that involves youth in solving Buffalo’s challenges related to nutrition and healthy food access. The program trains

urban youth in urban agriculture, food systems issues, microenterprise development and leadership. MAP values creativity and cooperative principles and team problem solving.

Position Summary: As a key member of our team, the Development Director will have responsibility for comprehensive planning, development, management and execution of MAP’s development/fundraising efforts. This individual will work closely with the Executive Director

and the Board of Trustees to increase revenue through the personal solicitation of individuals, and the cultivation and solicitation of foundation and corporate support. The Development Director will be charged with expanding and diversifying MAP’s donor base, and coordinating

an annual fundraising, communications and marketing plan for the organization. This is a halftime position with potential to build to full-time in the future. The Development Director will work closely with and report to the Executive Director (ED).

Essential Functions:

· Lead a comprehensive fundraising program to solicit major donor giving, corporate and

foundation support, thru direct mail, online fundraising, events and other initiatives.

· Manage relational development, including donor cultivation, solicitation and

recognition.

· Coordinate production of print and virtual public relations and marketing materials,

including brochures, newsletters and annual reports

· Direct the maintenance and upgrades to the organizations website and public

information communication to promote and expand the visibility of MAP’s work in the

community

· Support and work with the Fundraising committee of the Board to plan special events

and assist with coordination of Capital Campaigns

· Manage donor database and conduct periodic analysis of fundraising strategies. Work

to improve the financial return of existing initiatives, identify and implement new

fundraising vehicles, and increase the profitability of fundraising activities.

· Serve as the lead staff liaison to the Fundraising Committee and participate in other

Board Committees as needed.

Qualifications:

· Three to five years experience in fundraising and marketing with non-profit organizations

· Outstanding relationship building skills and high comfort level to work effectively with the

donors, and corporate and foundation executives

· Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment that includes staff and Board Members

· Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills

· Fluency with social media and experience with donor database software

· Flexible schedule; ability to work occasional evenings, weekdays, and weekends

· Bachelors degree required; a relevant advanced degree preferred.

This is a flexible half time position with the potential to develop into a full time position.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume by August 1, 2014 to:

Diane Picard

MAP

271 Grant Street

Buffalo, NY 14213 or by email to dpnoc@mass-ave.org

 

July 29, 2014

LAKE SHORE BEHAVIORAL MENTAL HEALTH
JOB TITLE: VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE COMPLIANCE AND QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

LOCATION: Administration - 255 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY

REPORTS TO: President FLSA STATUS: Exempt JOB GROUP: XVII

Lake Shore Behavioral Health, Inc. provides a comprehensive array of treatment and rehabilitation services to promote self-sufficiency, wellness and recovery, and an enhanced quality of life for individuals with mental health and addiction disorders. For more than 40 years, Lake Shore has built its reputation as an exceptional provider of mental health and substance abuse services at multiple licensed locations throughout Erie County.

Lake Shore programs include outpatient mental health and substance abuse clinics, Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS), Homeless Outreach and Housing Services, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and vocational services. Lake Shore also operates The Lighthouse, a residential treatment program for pregnant and parenting women with children, and Harambee House, a residence for chronically homeless individuals with mental illnesses.

Lake Shore Behavioral Health offers a competitive salary and bonus structure. A generous benefit package includes liberal paid time off, medical, dental, vision and FSA Plans, fully paid life and LTD, and profit sharing.

SUMMARY:

The Vice President of Corporate Compliance/Quality Improvement (VP of CC/QI) will be responsible for implementing and maintaining effective, agency-wide programs of Corporate Compliance (CC), Utilization Management (UM) and Quality Improvement (QI). The VP of CC/QI will also serve as the Agency’s Privacy Officer.

The incumbent will work under the direction of the President and in collaboration with the Senior Management Team. The VP of CC/QI is responsible for the Agency’s regulatory compliance and oversees all compliance-related activities of LSBH employees and agents. It is the VP of CC/QI’s duty to maintain all resources related to regulatory monitoring, oversee the organization’s compliance activities and chair the Corporate Compliance Committee. The Corporate Compliance Committee is a Board of Directors committee responsible for creating and maintaining a corporate compliance plan for the corporation and ensuring that the organization is fully compliant with all State and Federal regulatory requirements. The VP of CC/QI will make sure that any actions needed to correct deviations from the corporate compliance program are decisive and immediate; particularly if the actions needed have to do with any billing irregularities. The VP of CC/QI also serves as the organization’s Privacy Officer under the HIPAA Privacy Regulations.

In addition to CC, the DQI/CCO will design and implement UM programs for all Agency services and will be responsible for overseeing all Agency UM activities. The goal of UM will be to ensure that all consumers are offered the optimal type of service at the optimal frequency and for the optimal duration. The objective of UM is to achieve desired consumer outcomes at the lowest possible cost.

The Incumbent will also take the lead role in designing and implementing QI activities across the Agency which will include, at minimum, collecting and collating the necessary quality outcome data, generating written summary reports, and reporting to the Board of Directors as needed. The goal of the QI initiative will be to ensure that the Agency engages in ongoing efforts to monitor and improve the quality of the services it offers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Enforce Corporate Compliance policy to ensure that LSBH is in full compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and contractual obligations to include monitoring of internal case record audits and quality of care audits.

- Work with clinical staff and billing personnel to correct deficiencies identified in audits.

- Prepare reports for the President and Board of Directors as directed by the President.

- Initiate disciplinary procedures for violators of Lake Shore’s Corporate Compliance Policy.

- Conduct and/or review UR audits for trends as well as for identifying any needs for employee training, education, and/or discipline. Ensure corrections are made in response to the identification of deficiencies.

- Promote the use of evidence-based treatment and rehabilitation services across all program areas.

- Develop and employ outcome measures as a means of improving the quality of the Agency’s services.

- Chair the Corporate Compliance Committee, the Special Review Committee and the Utilization Review Committee. Participate in other committees relating to quality improvement and corporate compliance such as the Training Committee, the Safety Committee and those committees set up by the President to monitor or improve compliance.

- Oversee reporting to the Justice Center and coordinate any necessary follow-up activity.

- Supervise the Central Intake staff to ensure that LSBH offers immediate, high quality access to care.

- Supervise the EMR Manager to ensure that the structure and functionality of the medical record allows LSBH to meet or exceed all quality and compliance standards.

- Supervise the Utilization Review team that conducts Agency wide audits of service utilization.

- Provide special reports and participate in special projects as so directed by the President.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Experience in the delivery of behavioral health services. A strong knowledge of behavioral health treatments and interventions. A strong background and knowledge of quality improvement strategies; their promotion, development, and implementation. A thorough knowledge of New York State Office of Mental Health and Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services regulations. A thorough knowledge of HIPAA privacy regulations and state and federal laws pertaining to confidentiality. The ability to design measures of quality and outcomes and subsequently generate, analyze and summarize the data. Skilled in the use of Excel for the purpose of creating and manipulating data to assess outcomes and service quality. Ability to generate informative summary reports for senior management and the Board of Directors. A good command of both oral and written language skills is essential.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must meet NYS criteria for a licensed Qualified Health Professional, i.e., master’s degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling, doctorate in Psychology, Registered Nurse; and five years professional experience in a mental health related discipline, with two of the year’s serving in a supervisory capacity.

To apply, please use the following link:

VP Corporate Compliance/Quality Improvement: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10057101

If link does not connect, please copy and paste address in your web browser

For more information please visit www.lake-shore.org

 

July 29, 2014

CAO OPPORTUNITY
The following position is available in our CAO Drug Abuse Rehabilitation and Treatment (DART) Program, located at 1237 Main Street.

PHYSICIAN     (PART-TIME) 

DUTIES:                                   

Diagnoses and treats chemical addictions. Elicits and records information about patient’s medical history; examines patient to determine general physical conditions; orders or executes various test and analyses to provide information on patient’s condition. Determines and prescribes methadone, chemotherapy, and secondary treatments and drugs where appropriate. Provides 90 day evaluation of all patients; attends all case review conferences. Supervises medical staff in absence of the medical director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Medical degree (M.D.) from a medical college or university recognized by NYS Education Department and experience in the treatment of drug addictions. Valid License to practice medicine in NYS.

SALARY:           $50.00 - $55.00 hourly

Applications/resume will be accepted at the CAO Human Resource Department, 70 Harvard Pl, Buffalo 14209 up to August 7, 2014 or email to caohr@roadrunner.com 

JOB POSTING #422

Current employees please apply at 70 Harvard Place, ask for the purple application

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

PART TIME BOOKKEEPER

Part-Time bookkeeper wanted for the Graycliff Conservancy, Inc, approximately sixteen to twenty hours per week (Weekdays; some work at home.)  Experience in non-profit accounting, Quikbooks, and grant accounting.  Graycliff is the estate designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Derby, NY, 20 minutes south of Buffalo.  Pleasant co-workers and lovely location.  Please submit resume by e-mail to

Graycliff Conservancy, Inc.  Graycliff@verizon.net

 

PEOPLE INC., A leading Western New York Human Service Agency dedicated to providing services and programs to people with disabilities, is seeking a SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT (HEALTH CARE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & QUALITY STANDARDS).  As a member of the senior management team, the Senior Vice President will be responsible for oversight of programs and departments related to the changing Medicaid landscape.  In addition to providing leadership to the Vice President, Associate Vice President and Director Level professionals, the Senior Vice President will also be responsible for business development opportunities and strategies in the managed care environment.

 

The ideal candidate will have proven leadership experience and expertise in the healthcare industry and experience with Department of Health regulations.  Prior experience integrating medical care and residential programs is preferred.  Also preferred is expertise developing program performance standards and metrics, and strategies to prepare for future system changes.

Position requirements:

•           A Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred

•           A minimum of five years management experience in a related field such as health insurance, healthcare, or hospital administration

•           Expertise with emerging trends in NYS Medicaid Redesign

•           Expertise overseeing Quality Improvement and Nursing

•           The ability to comply with all agency policies and procedures

Qualified candidates should email their resumes and cover letters to MaryEllen Carlo at mecarlo@cpibn.com.

 

July 29, 2014

HEMOPHILIA CENTER JOB OPPORTUNITY

HEMOPHILIA NURSE (PART TIME)

Direct Report:  Executive Director

Position Summary: Provide nursing services for the patients and families of the HCWNY.

Major Duties:

Clinical Setting:

 Evaluates and initiates appropriate treatment, including infusion therapy; under the supervision of the MD/NP/PA.

Evaluates home therapy regime; identifies problem areas and reports to MD/NP/PA.

Participates in Comprehensive clinic for patients with coagulation disorders and prepares reports for patients and their primary physicians.

Utilizes EMR to document and retrieve patient information.

Participates in plan of care with team members, community agencies, primary physicians and hospital personnel.

Maintains medical records

Provides education to patients and families.

Conducts screening interviews for new patients and their families.

Hospital Setting:

Assists with patient hospital admissions; helping to obtain orders and perform follow through phone calls to patients/families.

Community Setting:

Advocates for the patients/families of the Hemophilia Center with community members/agencies, including schools, employers, insurance companies, etc.

Administrative Setting:

Assists Medical Staff as needed.

Qualifications:

•           Associates/Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

•           Minimum 3-5 years professional nursing experience

•           Current NYS Nursing registration

•           Current CPR certification

 

July 29, 2014

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR  THE PETER & ELIZABETH C. TOWER FOUNDATION

PROGRAM OFFICER

Position Overview

The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation, located in Getzville, New York, is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join its team as a program officer. The position reports to the Chief Program Officer.

The program officer will participate in all dimensions of the Tower Foundation's grant making activities, including: identifying and developing grant opportunities; reviewing grant requests; and monitoring, evaluating, and learning from awarded grants. The program officer will represent the Foundation in the community, and foster relationships with prospective grant applicants, grantees, and other community stakeholders. The program officer is a trusted steward of the Foundation’s resources and is responsible for ensuring alignment between grant initiatives and the goals articulated in the Foundation's strategic plan.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree (BA) from a four-year college or university and five to eight years relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. The successful candidate will possess excellent analytical and critical thinking abilities and written and communication skills. The successful candidate will have non-profit knowledge and experience, a demonstrated understanding of systems change work and experience in project development and management. Experience with internet research and database management is also required. Over night travel is required.

Applying:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, with salary requirements, and résumé by 5PM, August 29, 2014 via email only to info@thetowerfoundation.org. Please reference PROGRAM OFFICER POSITION in the subject line of the e-mail. No phone calls please.

___________________________________________

Established in 1990, The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation supports community programming that results in children, adolescents, and young adults affected by substance abuse, learning disabilities, mental illness, and intellectual disabilities achieving their full potential. Most of the Foundation’s grants are limited to organizations or community-based collaboration in Western New York (Erie and Niagara Counties) and Eastern Massachusetts (Barnstable, Dukes, Essex, and Nantucket Counties).

 

July 29, 2014

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES

CASE MANAGER ASSISTANT – REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT

JFS is a non-sectarian, multifaceted agency serving the community for the past 150 years.  This candidate will assist Resettlement Case Managers who are providing resettlement services to refugees upon their arrival in Buffalo. Must have a demonstrated compassion for refugees and cross-cultural communication skills.  Possession of a second language, preferably in Burmese, Chin, Karen, Karen Nni, Somali, Nepali, Maymay or Amharic is preferred along with effective writing skills in English.  A clean NYS driver’s license and access to vehicle required.   If you’re ready to join a work environment that is diverse, supportive and team-oriented, email your resume to HR@jfsbuffalo.org  or fax:  716-883-7637.  EOE

SOCIAL WORKER / LCSW

JFS is a non-sectarian, multifaceted agency serving the community for the past 150 years. 

Our city-located mental health clinic currently has an exciting opportunity for a licensed therapist to provide outpatient therapy as part of a therapeutic treatment team. R supervision provided.  LCSW required.   Bilingual skills a plus. We offer a competitive salary and benefits including health, 13 paid holidays, 401k, personal time off (PTO), free parking, no on-call or weekends and more!   If you’re ready to join a work environment that is diverse, supportive and team-oriented, email your resume to HR@jfsbuffalo.org or fax:  716-883-7637.  EOE

 

July 29, 2014

CAREER PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL

One of our clients, a leading Western New York Human Service Agency dedicated to providing services and programs to people with disabilities, is seeking a VICE PRESIDENT OF RESIDENTIAL SERVICES.  As a member of the Executive team, the Vice President will provide oversight and leadership to residential programs, and ensure that high quality direct services are provided.  The Vice President will be responsible for ensuring that confidentiality is strictly maintained concerning all agency related information, and for the oversight of the group home programs and related services.  The Vice President will maintain a comprehensive understanding/knowledge base of the agency’s programs/models, finances and day to day operations, and ensuring that programs are in compliance with regulatory requirements.

 The Vice President will be responsible for moving the organization toward innovative residential models and demonstrate a passion for the mission of residential services, which is providing a continuum of residential settings and creating a safe and functional living environment for individuals with developmental disabilities.  Through collaboration the Vice President will seek to empower individuals to become full and active members of their community and to make decisions affecting how they choose to live their lives.

 Position requirements:

 •        A Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred

•        A minimum of five years management experience in one or more programs directly related to persons with disabilities

•        Strong leadership experience

•        Financial and budgeting oversight

•        Community knowledge and involvement

•        Ensures that programs are in compliance and prepared for external reviews and surveys

•        Participation in agency wide coordination and implementation of new program development

•        Ability to assist in the development of a new continuum of care

•        Understanding of New York State Medicaid Redesign tenets

 Qualified candidates should email their resumes and cover letters to MaryEllen Carlo at mecarlo@cpibn.com.

 

July 29, 2014

NATIONAL FUEL OPPORTUNITY!

TECHNICAL ENERGY ADVISOR – WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) is a diversified energy company with its headquarters in Williamsville, New York.  National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, the Utility segment of National Fuel Gas Company, is currently seeking a Technical Energy Advisor for an outstanding career opportunity at our Williamsville, NY location.  As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and rewarded.  National Fuel is looking for a skilled and highly motivated Technical Energy Advisor to serve as an integral member of our team. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

•           Providing technical support to the Energy Services Dept. large volume account representatives in our New York and Pennsylvania service territories, including:

         Evaluating  commercial and industrial customer’s energy usage

         Performing technical/economic feasibility assessments for conversion and new natural gas load opportunities

         Recommending existing and new natural gas technologies and process improvements for commercial and industrial customers

•           Managing the Research, Development, and Demonstration (RD&D) Program, including budget administration, project management, program reporting and coordination with external RD&D organizations.

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. A concentration in Engineering, Engineering Technology or related technical degree is required.   Applicants must demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate must possess excellent problem solving, analytical, and economic modeling skills.  Knowledge and experience with end-use energy applications and technologies such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), combustion, boilers, industrial processes, natural gas vehicles and distributed generation/power generation is strongly preferred.  Exceptional time management, organization skills and multi-tasking abilities are essential to success in this position. 

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.  A valid driver's license along with a clean driving record is required.  For confidential consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter, and academic transcripts by August 7, 2014 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position # 14-014NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN,

DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

July 29, 2014

Patrick Haefner, Business Manager

St. Bernadette Church

5890 S. Abbott Road

Orchard Park, NY 14127

phaefner@stbernadetteopny.org

Type of Employment: LEAD TEACHER

Salary: Commensurate upon experience/education

Employer: St Bernadette Church

5890 S. Abbott Road

Brief Job Description

Plan, direct and/or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of Pre-kindergarten 3 and 4 year olds.

Qualifications: Required Education/Experience

 Successful candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development (Master's Degree Preferred) and one or more years teaching in a preschool setting or comparable early childhood education experience

Desired Skills

 Provides instruction and selects learning activitives appropriate to the students' needs

 Establishes learning outcomes or educational objectives based on Early Childhood Standards and reviews curriculum materials

 Develops appropriate lesson plans

E.O.E.

How to Apply:

By Mail or email as above, no later than July 31st

 

July 29,2014

St. Mary of the Lake Parish

4737 Lakeshore Rd

Hamburg NY 14075

716-627-7700

Fax: 716-627-1255

e-mail: khider@smols.org

Type of Employment:

PRESCHOOL TEACHER ASSISTANT

Location:

St. Mary of the Lake Parish

Early Learning Center

4737 Lakeshore Rd. Hamburg, NY 14075

Brief Job Description

Provide support to the Pre-kindergarten 4 year old classes with the responsibility for working with individual and/or small groups of students and providing clerical support to teacher/s and staff

Qualifications: Required Education/Experience

 Two-year degree in childcare or early childhood education or four years experience in early

 childhood education. Experience with 4 year olds preferred.

Desired Skills

 Good at instructing, assisting and caring for young children

 Must be organized

 Be able to think creatively, make good decisions and communicate effectively

 Strong leader who can take direction

 Able to work as part of a team

E.O.E.

How to Apply:  Mail or Email no later than August 5th

By Mail E-Mail Fax as above, no later than

August 5, 2014

 

ly 29, 2014

St. Mary of the Lake Parish

K.Hider

4737 Lakeshore Rd

Hamburg NY 14075

716-627-7700

Fax: 716-627-1255

E-mail: khider@smols.org

PRESCHOOL TEACHER

Located:

St. Mary of the Lake Parish

Early Learning Center

4737 Lakeshore Rd. Hamburg NY 14075

Brief Job Description

The Preschool teacher is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate preschool program in accordance with all, policies and procedures.

Qualifications: Required Education/Experience

 Bachelor's degree in Education is required, Master's degree preferred, from an accredited college or university in the areas of early childhood, childhood development or closely related field.

 Teaching experience is preferred.

Desired Skills

 Knowledge and understanding of effective teaching techniques and child development

 Provides instruction and selects learning activities appropriate to the students' needs

 Establishes learning outcomes or educational objectives based on Early Childhood Standards and reviews curriculum materials

 Develops appropriate lesson plans

E.O.E.

How to Apply:

By Mail E-Mail Fax as above, no later than

August 5, 2014

 

  

 

July 29, 2014

Good News Sharing for

The Week of July 21 – July 29th

 

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July 29, 2014

New York State Court

Officer Trainee Exam

The University at Buffalo

Educational Opportunity

Center (EOC) is

OFFERING TWO EXAM

PREPARATION SESSIONS

For this upcoming exam.

Those taking the October 18th exam can only register for

the September 15-October 1 prep class that runs

Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

*****************

Those taking the December 13th exam can only register

for the October 13th - October 29th prep class that runs

Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

To apply, visit http://www.nycourts.gov/COURTOFFICERRECRUIT

Eligible applicants: All those that have applied for the exam

by the August 14th, 2014 application deadline. Applicants

must be a U.S. citizen, a NYS resident, have the ability to carry

a firearm and also pass a psychological and criminal

background check.

To register for the preparation session, visit eoc.buffalo.edu

1. Click “apply online” icon

2. Select Incumbent Workers series as the program

3. Choose “Civil Service Exam

Prep”

4. Complete your application

5. Contact Ms. Dipiano at 645-1900

to complete the registration

process.

Seating is limited and on a first come,

first serve basis.

555 Ellicott

Street/Downtown/

645-1900/

web: eoc.buffalo.edu

 

July 29, 2014

MANUFACTURING

Machine Operators-entry level to skilled

Production Welders

Food Manufacturing Associates

Electrical /Mechanical Assembly

CNC Operators

CNC Programmers

CMM Inspectors

Press Break Operators

Material Handlers Shipping / Receiving

Band Saw Operators

Tool & Die Makers

SKILLED LABOR

Heavy Equipment

Operators

Diesel Mechanics

ADMINISTRATIVE

Customer Service

Representatives

Dental & Medical

Office Admin

HR Office Assistant

HR Intern

Respond to:

jobs@hrpartnersstaffing.com

Apply in person:  Monday-Friday, 9 am - 3 pm

2 forms of ID Required. 2560 Walden Avenue, Suite 101

Buffalo, NY 14225

 

July 29, 2014

Lt. Col. Matt Urban Human Services Center of WNY       

WEATHERIZATION CREW LABORER

Weatherization Department Crew Laborer will work on client’s dwellings according to workscope. Workscope includes insulating attic and sidewalls, installing weather-strip kits, replacing doors, windows, airsealing using caulk, foam, mastic. Use of hand and power tools required. General knowledge of home repair work   Ability to read workscope and follow developed protocol.  Ability to work independently    Post expires:  9/23/2014

Resumes to:

jparylo@urbanctr.org

 

July 29, 2014

Unlisted Employer is looking for

PASSENGER SERVICE AGENT

Check-in passengers by reviewing the customer's information to determine destination, flight number, date of departure, documents needed, etc. This includes awareness of security requirements. Reconstruct fares and itineraries when changes are requested by customer or necessary due to operational reasons. Visually verify appropriate identification for payment by personal check. Place appropriate bag tag on customer's bag(s).  Check in passengers at arrival/departure gate by reviewing the customer's information to determine destination, flight number, date of departure, etc. Check oversized items to the customer's destination. May involve moving items to a conveyor or other location for pick-up and loading. Operate Electronic Gate Readers during boarding.  Must be able to safely perform functions under sometimes stressful conditions beyond the employee's control while attempting to influence a favorable impression of United Airlines. Must be able to work in and/or around variable weather conditions, dust, jet engine fumes and noise and vehicle emissions.  Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have ability to demonstrate daily fitness for duty including standing for extended periods of time. Must have reliable transportation and be eligible to work in the United States. Must have the ability read and interpret procedural documents, have basic computer skills and the ability to communicate effectively in English.  Efficient, immediate problem solving and customer service capabilities. Must be able to walk and climb up and down a minimum of 500 stairs daily. Must be able to work 3rd shift if necessary, be able to lift and carry up to 70 lbs. and work in tight spaces. Email resumes to Norm Weiler at nweiler@wdcinc.org

 

July 29, 2014

NATIONAL FUEL JOB OPPORTUNITIES!
OPERATIONS SPECIALIST – WEST SENECA, NY

National Fuel is currently seeking full-time Operations Specialists to work at its West Seneca dispatch center.

Operations Specialists are responsible for responding to customer inquiries and accurately relaying information regarding customer service and emergency situations to employees working in the field using radios or telephone consoles. Operations Specialist are also responsible for a variety of general clerical work including data entry, answering telephone calls in a phone center environment, operation of office equipment, gathering data and creating reports, and maintaining various maps and service line records.

This position is an integral part of a 24-hour, 7-day per week operation. Candidates must be available to work a flexible work schedule that primarily includes weekends and evenings. The position may also include midnight – 8:00 a.m. shift.

Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. The position requires excellent communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, PC/keyboarding skills, and basic clerical skills.

National Fuel offers a competitive wage and benefits package.

If you are interested in starting an exciting and rewarding career with a strong and growing company, please email or mail your resume and cover letter making sure to reference Position #14-004NY – Operations Specialist in your correspondence to the address listed below. Resumes must be received in our office by August 11, 2014.

NATIONAL FUEL GAS COMPANY

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

POSITION #14-004NY

P.O. BOX 2081

ERIE, PA  16512

Or Email resume to:  jobs@natfuel.com. 

Please be sure to reference position #14-004NY 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.

ENERGY MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE – WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) is a diversified energy company with its headquarters in Williamsville, New York.  National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, the Utility segment of National Fuel Gas Company, is currently seeking an Energy Marketing Representative for an outstanding career opportunity at our Williamsville, NY location.  As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and rewarded.  National Fuel is looking for a skilled and highly motivated Energy Marketing Representative to serve as an integral member of our team. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and executing residential marketing programs throughout the Company’s New York service territory with the objective of increasing the Company’s natural gas appliance market share and natural gas sales. These programs involve assisting residential households not currently connected to National Fuel’s system in converting to natural gas, as well as supporting local trade allies such as appliance dealers, heating contractors and builders in their key role of influencing our residential customer’s energy decisions. The position will also be responsible for executing programs, projects and initiatives that focus on educating customers and trade allies on the features and  benefits  of natural gas and gas appliances, as well as the coordination and administration of National Fuel’s Conservation Incentive Program, which offers rebates to residential and small businesses for installing high efficiency gas appliances.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree.  A concentration in Business Administration or Marketing is strongly preferred.  Applicants must demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to lead and manage projects from start to finish.  The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational, prioritization and time management skills.  Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.  A working knowledge of residential natural gas appliances and equipment is a plus.  Some local travel within the Western New York area 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.  A valid driver's license along with a clean driving record is required.  For confidential consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter, and academic transcripts by August 7, 2014 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position # 14-039NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

METER READERS

National Fuel currently has full time employment opportunities for Meter Readers to work in the Buffalo Metro area.

Meter Readers will be required to:

•           Accurately and efficiently read residential and commercial gas meters

•           Manually input meter readings in a handheld computer device

•           Work outdoors extensively in all types of weather and walk for long distances

•           Handle customer inquiries and perform collection work

•           Identify and report meter irregularities and report safety hazards

•           Work in potentially hazardous environments such as dark basements, roof tops or industrial facilities

Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record. Candidates must also have a high school diploma or equivalent.  The ability to drive a small company truck or van is also needed.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have excellent customer service skills, have a proven track record of good attendance, and committed to work place safety.  Candidates must be able to work a flexible work schedule Monday through Saturday between the hours of 7:00 am and 8:00 pm.  The rate of pay is $11.50/hour plus incentive pay based on the number of meters read.  National Fuel also offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes health and dental insurance, a retirement savings account, a matching Tax Deferred Savings Plan – 401(k), and paid holiday and vacation time.

If you are ready to begin a rewarding and fulfilling career with a great company, email or mail your resume and cover letter, making sure to reference job title, Meter Reader position

#13-044NY in your correspondence to the email or address listed below for confidential consideration.  Resumes must be received by our office by August 11, 2014.

NATIONAL FUEL

HUMAN RESOURCES

METER READER

POSITION #13-044NY

P.O. BOX 2081

Erie, PA  16512

or Email resume and cover letter to:  jobs@natfuel.com

Please be sure to reference Position #13-044NY 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.

CREW LEADER/EQUIPMENT OPERATORS 

National Fuel currently has employment opportunities for Crew Leader/Equipment Operators.  Candidates must be available to work in the Buffalo Metropolitan Area as well as other Western New York work locations.

A Crew Leader/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 the operating of excavation equipment, primarily a Loader/Hoe or a mini-excavator.  In addition, the Crew Leader/Equipment Operator will assist in other excavation, installation and maintenance operations that include:

-manual excavation

-plastic pipe fusion        

-mechanical fitting work

-lubrication and minor vehicle upkeep

-manual recordkeeping which will include updating operating records.

Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.  Prior experience in the operation of a Loader/Hoe 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.

Please email or mail your resume and cover letter making sure to reference Position

#14-040NY – Crew Leader/Equipment Operator in your correspondence to the address listed below.  Resumes must be received in our office by  August 11, 2014.

NATIONAL FUEL

HUMAN RESOURCES

POSITION #14-040NY – Crew Leader/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.

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES COORDINATOR/ENGINEER – ORCHARD PARK, NY

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) is a diversified energy company with its headquarters in Williamsville, New York.  National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, the Utility segment of National Fuel Gas Company, is currently seeking an Environmental Services Coordinator/Engineer for an outstanding career opportunity at our Orchard Park, NY field office 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 Environmental Services Coordinator/Engineer to serve as an integral member of our team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

•           Spill prevention and response programs

•           Waste management activities and program coordination

•           PCB program management and compliance

•           Environmental audits and due diligence

•           Asbestos abatement program

•           Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act (SARA) filings

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.  A concentration in Environmental Engineering is strongly preferred.  Concentrations in Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science or Chemistry are desirable.  Previous experience with environmental regulatory work, specifically in the above mentioned areas, is strongly preferred.  Successful completion of the 40 Hour Hazwoper Training is desirable. The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional oral and written communication skills, proven critical thinking and problem solving skills.  The ability to successfully work independently as well as within a multi disciplinary team environment is required.  Exceptional time management, organization skills and project management abilities are essential to success in this position.  Prior experience in natural gas industry operations is desirable. 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, cover letter, and academic transcripts by August 7, 2014 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position # 14-038NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #14-038NY in the subject line of your email.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

July 29, 2014

Applied Technical Services Corp

FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Responsible for installation, inspection, start-up, trouble shooting and repair of industrial and commercial boilers, burners and combustion control systems. This position requires a good mechanical aptitude and/or electrical background with the ability to follow schematic wiring diagrams. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is able to follow direction with little or no supervision. Must be able to deal effectively with others and have good English verbal and written communication skills. Must have pipe fitting, electrical/HVAC and welding knowledge. Must have own hand tools (mechanical/electrical tool set).

Post up to:   9/27/2014

Resumes to:

nweiler@wdcinc.org

 

July 29, 2014

UNLISTED EMPLOYER

QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR

Perform in-process & final inspection IAW IPC-610, 620, 7711, J-STD-001, MIL-STD-2000A in addition to SOWs developed & implemented at the company. Perform receiving, in-process & final inspections of complex components & assemblies. Ability to inspect & determine whether material meets specs using both drawings & written documentation. Conduct & document process & system audits using written documentation. Document & communicate results of inspections & testing. Maintain all calibration tooling & equipment. Ensure compliance with all associated quality procedures, control plans and quality management system requirements. Create inspection procedures (ICLs & IIR) protocols & checklists. Evaluate issue and/or potential improvements in the inspection process. Perform first piece inspections & document the necessary forms related to AS9102 of Customer Flowdowns. Minimum 5 years assembly or inspection experience in a MIL-STD or IPC level shop. Understanding of MIL, IPC, NASA, FDA specifications.  Previous work exp. in a Military Contract environment is a plus. Post up to 9/27/2014 Email resumes to Norm Weiler at nweiler@wdcinc.org,

 


Week of July 28, 2014

 Erie County:   

NY1098961. Buffalo. CUSTOMER SERVICE & TECHNICAL SUPPORT REP. FT. Days & shifts vary. Spanish language preferred. Call center environment providing customer service, sales and technical support for Time Warner Cable's Intelligent Home. Experience with technical troubleshooting preferred; as well as industry experience. Education and Experience: Associate's Degree or equivalent from technical school; or 3 months to 1 year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. COME MEET WITH A TIME WARNER CABLE RECRUITER at Niagara's WorkSourceOne (1001 Eleventh St., Niagara Falls, NY) Thursday, Aug. 7 starting at 10am. MUST reserve a seat for this event by calling 716-278-8108 - Seating is limited. Job seekers attending this event should apply online prior to Aug. 7 - http://jobs.timewarnercable.com

 

NY1099148. Lancaster. PRESS OPERATOR/TOOL & DIE 2.  2 openings. Experience in use of Schon, Clicker Book, Traveling Head Atom shuttle Press, Smart Press. Producing die cut products to customer specs.  Lift/push/pull from 1-80 lbs.  Pack the tools and set up press. Must pass math test. ALSO LOOKING FOR: NY1099146, Press Operator/Tool & Die 1; NY1095928, Laborer/Line Workers; NY1098068, CDL-A Drivers; NY1099149, Finishers. MEET WITH A COASTAL STAFFING BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE Thursday, August 7, 9-10:30am, at the Lockport One Stop Center, 272 South Transit St.; Call for reservation: 716-433-6766. BRING RESUME!!!

 

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NYS Dept. of Labor / Advance Buffalo

Welding & Production Job Fair

Thursday, Aug. 14, 9 am - noon

At the Buffalo Employment & Training Center (BETC), 77 Goodell St.

 

Qualified Candidates - bring several copies of your resume and dress to impress!

 

Many employers are participating, among them are: McGard, Bear Metal Works, Safetec, P&G Steel Products, Rosina Foods, Inc., MOD-PAC, Multisorb, Fresenius Kabi USA, Flexovit USA, Inc., Perry’s Ice Cream, North American Carbide….and more.

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NY1099781. Amherst. GEICO IS HIRING!!!! CLAIMS SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES. FT. Various shifts available. Benefits. Will assist customers after accidents, natural disasters or other losses. Hiring 2 claims positions: Claims Reps. and Liability Claims Reps. Both positions offer extensive training to teach fundamentals of insurance claims and how to handle loss reports.  Insurance experience not necessary. Need GED/high school diploma, customer service experience; and excellent computer and multi-tasking skills. Must be comfortable in call center setting.

  

NY1099553. Tonawanda.  DATA ENTRY CLERK. FT.  M-F.  1st shift.  40 hrs./wk. Responsible for data entry to systems, and general office duties. Proficiency in computer and keyboarding. Must be a team player.  Need high school diploma or equivalent. Willing to consider a trainee. Polite and proper phone etiquette. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Applications preferred.

 

NY1099742. Lancaster.  BOBCAT DRIVER. FT. 1st shift. Vacation time and holidays. Minimum of 5 years' Bobcat experience required.  No educational requirement listed. Wage depends on experience.  On bus route.

 

NY1100060. Cheektowaga. PASSENGER SERVICE AGENT. 25-40 hrs./wk. Days & shifts vary. 3rd shift if necessary. Benefits. Checks passengers in. This includes awareness of security requirements. Reconstruct fares and itineraries when changes are requested by customer. Visually verify appropriate identification for payment by personal check. Place appropriate bag tag on customer's bag(s).  May involve moving items to a conveyor or other location for pick-up and loading. Must be able to safely perform functions under sometimes stressful conditions. Must be able to work in and/or around variable weather conditions, dust, jet engine fumes and noise and vehicle emissions.  Must be a minimum of 18 years old. Must have reliable transportation and be eligible to work in the U.S. Must have the ability read and interpret procedural documents, have basic computer skills and the ability to communicate effectively in English.  Must be able to climb up and down a minimum of 500 stairs daily. Need ability to lift and carry up to 70 lbs. High school diploma/GED required. Willing to train person with right aptitude. Wage: $10 hr.

 

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 Advance Buffalo

 

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

 

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

 

Below is a new Advance Buffalo job listing:

 

NY1099974. Tonawanda. QUALITY INSPECTOR. Level 2. FT. 1st. shift. (6am - 2:30pm). 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. Will perform inspections on assembled hydraulic cylinders, gauge calibration, inspections on component parts, recordkeeping, internal ISO auditing and other similar tasks.  Successful candidate can work with minimal supervision, able to read a blueprint, use measuring equipment (calipers, micrometer, CMM), is detail-orientated and has 1-3 years’  manufacturing inspection experience. High school diploma/GED required. Wage: $14 - $18 hr., depending on experience.

 

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NY1099473. Niagara Falls. HVAC TECHNICIANS. FT. 40 hrs./wk. Shift varies. Benefits. 2 openings. Responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of machinery, equipment and the site by following electrical codes, manuals, schematics diagrams, blueprints and other specifications. Involves the hands-on assembly and disassembly of component parts and machinery in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturer's specifications. High school diploma or equivalency required. Must possess and retain an ARI Certification for HVAC Technician-Type: Universal. Need 5-10 years of hands-on HVAC experience. Knowledge and experience in commercial HVAC applications a must. Must be well versed in the interpretation and implementation of the National Electrical Code, the New York State Uniform Building and Fire Prevention Code, National Fire Prevention Association and Occupational Safety and Health Association; a plus. Need a working knowledge of HVAC, specifically air-cooled units and knowledge of air flow.  Thorough understanding  of controls, chillers, generator, air filtration, dust collection and HEPA filtering systems, pipefitting and sheet metal installation and repairs. Must have in-depth experience in commercial/industrial systems, 480/208V 3-Ph. Systems; 3 Ph. Motor wiring, motor and electrical control systems and conduit runs. Need to be proficient in copper, PVC and T&C piping.  Must know how to run pipe and use the tools necessary to the field.  Copper sweating proficiency expected. Requires knowledge of and ability to read blueprints and drawings. Wage: $14.80-$19.20/hr., negotiable, depending on experience. Requires valid driver's license.

Week of July 21, 2014 

Erie County:   

NY1099381. Many openings throughout the country. U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP). CUSTOMS & BORDER PROTECTION OFFICERS. FT. Full Benefits. IMPORTANT!!! Applicants will be able to apply for this position STARTING WED., JULY 23, 2014!!!! Using state-of-the-art technology and training, these frontline officers deter illegal entry to the country, intercept contraband, and interdict agricultural pests and potential diseases. Candidates must be referred for selection prior to their 37th birthday (waiver for qualified veterans); and must be a U.S. citizen and a resident for the past 3 years. Salary starting at $31,315; up to $57,408 after 3 years. Need at least GED/high school diploma, a valid state driver's license, and be able to pass a thorough background investigation and polygraph examination. Must pass a written exam, medical exam, physical fitness tests, video-based test and drug test - more than 600 testing locations offered nationwide. CBP may offer some candidates the added incentive of student loan repayment. Successful candidates receive 17-19 weeks of classroom and field training at the CBP Academy, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Ga.

 

NY1098939. Williamsville. TREASURY CLERK. FT. Benefits. Union. Responsible for assisting management in variety of tasks, including daily check deposits, recording of wire and ACH payments into financial system, completing bank reconciliations, monthly journal entries, and other data entry tasks. Need minimum of GED/high school diploma & proven experience in financial functions. Associate's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance or a related field preferred. Must possess exceptional mathematical and analytical skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required.  Experience in PeopleSoft (Oracle) desirable. Wage: $18.38/hr.

 

NY1099321. Eden. MANUFACTURING SUPERVISOR. FT. M-F. 1st shift. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. Union. Immediate Need!! Narrow fabric manufacturing (weaving). Need proven experience in operating needle looms and finishing machine to produce load bearing high tensile synthetic polyester and nylon narrow fabric (1" to 12" Width). Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities. Maintains work flow. Ensures operation of equipment. Requires at least GED/high school diploma; vocational degree preferred; and 3-5 years’ related experience.

 

NY1099334. Orchard Park. SALES REP & MARKETING SPECIALIST. FT. Benefits. Seeking organized, self-disciplined, and experienced industrial-government sales and marketing specialist.

Requires Bachelor's Degree or equivalent sales experience with a minimum of 5 years’ industrial-government sales experience. Need strong mechanical aptitude; demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office software, Outlook and internet (BlackBerry, ACT and/or QuoteWerks experience a plus); ability to attend, set up and tear down booth at trade shows; install products in the field (i.e. fuel tank locks, gas meter bolts, etc.); and assist customers with on-site installation of product. Valid driver's license required. Ability to travel inside and outside U.S., including some weekends.

 

NY1098860. Buffalo area. PAINTER. FT. M-F. 1st shift. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. Apply paint, stain, varnish, enamel or other finishes to equipment, buildings, or other structures using brushes, spray guns or rollers.  Read work orders. Remove fixtures such as pictures, door knobs, lamps or electrical switch covers prior to painting. No educational or experience requirements noted. Willing to accept a trainee. Wage: $9-$25 hr., depending on experience.

 

 

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 Advance Buffalo

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

 

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

Below are 2 new Advance Buffalo job listings: 

NY1098993. Tonawanda. WELDER/FABRICATORS. Level 2. FT. M-F. 40+ hrs./wk. 1st shift. Benefits.  Multiple openings for individuals with welding and fabrication skills in structural and one-off fabrications. Top pay and good benefits for seasoned skilled workers. Strong work ethic a must. Would NOT consider a trainee. No educational requirements listed.

 

NY1099326. Orchard Park. ELECTRICAL CONTROLS TECHNICIAN (PLC TECH). Level 2. FT. M-F. 6:30am-3pm, with ability to work overtime during the week and Saturdays. Benefits. Performs necessary calculations to assure electrical safety in equipment designs. Tests operations of equipment and controls for safety and efficiency. Programs PLC controls, HMI systems and databases as required for proper machine functions. Designs and develops Electrical and Electronic drawings following standard practices. Provides technical assistance on new or in-plant equipment. Troubleshoots equipment and recommend method of repair. Uses a computer as necessary, Requires GED/high school diploma (2-year degree preferred); 3-5 years’ in a manufacturing setting preferred; 1-2 years’ with Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Systems to fabricate drawings. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

 

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NY1098961. Buffalo. CUSTOMER SERVICE & TECHNICAL SUPPORT REP. FT. Days & shifts vary. Spanish language preferred. Call center environment providing customer service, sales and technical support for Time Warner Cable's Intelligent Home. Experience with technical troubleshooting preferred; as well as industry experience. Education and Experience: Associate's Degree or equivalent from technical school; or 3 months to 1 year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. COME MEET WITH A TIME WARNER CABLE RECRUITER at Niagara's WorkSourceOne (1001 Eleventh St., Niagara Falls, NY) Thursday, Aug. 7 starting at 10am. MUST reserve a seat for this event by calling 716-278-8108 - Seating is limited. Job seekers attending this event should apply online prior to Aug. 7 - http://jobs.timewarnercable.com

 

NY1099113. Elma. OTRL. FT. M-F. Days. 35 hrs./wk. Benefits. The Occupational Therapist shall develop and deliver a professional program of occupational therapy to a wide range of participants served by the clinic program. Requires Bachelor's Degree. Would NOT consider a trainee. Need valid driver's license and own vehicle.

 


July 23, 2014

Come visit us at our JOB FAIR!

Wednesday, July 30th @ 11 am - 8 pm

TIME WARNER CABLE

425 Michigan Ave., Buffalo, NY 14203

TECHNICAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Business Services Division, Buffalo, NY

Technical Support Reps answer incoming technical phone calls for our Business Class customers, provide technical support and troubleshooting to include billing, cable modem provisioning, router configuration, LAN configuration and general software troubleshooting understand customer needs to ensure the highest possible service delivered, and educate customers on technical issues.

To view a listing of job skill requirements and to apply online visit our website- http://jobs.timewarnercable.com/ 

Enter 155641 in the Search Jobs by Keywords box, and then click on the Search Jobs button to the right of the page.  Click on the Apply now button, to begin the application process which includes an online assessment (the assessment test takes approximately 30-45 minutes to complete and is required to be considered for this position) and uploading your current resume. 


July 22, 2014

CAO has a Job Opportunity!

The following position is available in our CAO Drug Abuse Rehabilitation and Treatment (DART) Program, located at 1237 Main Street.

SENIOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR 

DUTIES:                                   

While performing all of the duties of Substance Abuse Counselor, acts as lead counselor by assisting the supervising Counselor with specific duties such as program enrichment development, implementation and monitoring. Works in close collaboration w/ physicians and other health care personnel in client evaluation and treatment. Provide resources to assist client to resume life in the community; facilitates aftercare as part of the total rehabilitation program. Prepare and inform client of treatment or program changes; provides crisis intervention as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) in Behavioral Health, Human Services or Social Science field and two years related experience providing direct services or Masters’ Degree (MA/MS) in Behavioral Health Services or Social Science. CASAC, LMSW, LCSW, CRC.  Must maintain NYS Qualified Health Professional status.  Bi-lingual skills sought but not required. Six month experience in clinical supervision.

SALARY:           $35,000 - $45,000 Depending of Education and Experience. 

Applications/resume will be accepted at the CAO Human Resource Department, 70 Harvard Pl., Buffalo 14209 up to July 31, 2014, or email to caohr@roadrunner.com  

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

JOB POSTING # 415

 

July 22, 2014

Are you dependable, fun, and creative and seeking a job in education & youth development?

Just for Kids is looking for you!

Open Interviews: Wednesday August 13 10:00-2:00

6265 Sheridan Drive Ste 106, Williamsville NY 14221

Just for Kids School Age Programs is currently interviewing SITE MANAGERS AND PROGRAM STAFF for the Williamsville, Grand Island, and Cheektowaga Central School Districts and select private schools in Hamburg, and Clarence, to work with elementary students in our before school (6:45-8:45 AM) and after school (1:45-6:00 PM) programs for the 2014-2015 school year.

The Site Manager oversees daily operations of the Just for Kids Program at one of our school sites, and is the point person for program management, planning and facilitation of activities for students, supervising staff, administrative duties, and parent / school communication. The goal of a Site Manager is to facilitate an organized and fun program that is developmentally appro-priate.

Management Positions require a degree in education plus a minimum of one year of supervisory experience in a child-related setting, and at least 18 hours of education/child development-related coursework. Salary of $11-$15 per hour plus performance bonuses and dental. Health Insur-ance benefits offered to those working 30 or more hours.

General staff positions are also available, plus specialist positions in Sports / Fitness, Fine Arts, and Leadership skills. Starting at $9 per hour.

Just for Kids is the 2012 recipient of Buffalo State College’s Student Employer Award, and has been nominated for Buffalo Business First’s Best Places to Work.

Additional opportunities for employment offered during our Break Camps & Summer Programs.

Contact Jill Verdow:

hr@justforkidsonline.org

639-8500 x 203

justforkidsonline.org

 

 

July 22, 2014

MENTOR ADVOCATE(MA)- SOCIAL WORKER for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County

As a member of the Program Department’s, Client Services team, the Mentor Advocate (MA) position is responsible for proving direct service to high-risk youth including juvenile offenders in small group and individual settings within the City of Buffalo and surrounding suburbs. The MA is responsible for planning the activities and during these outings the MA has the opportunity to develop personal mentoring relationships with teens. The individual in this role works independently much of the time but also interacts closely with agency case

management staff to ensure positive youth development

For detail, please go to their website: 

http://www.beafriend.org/about-us/employment/

 

Please send Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@beafriend.org or Human Resources, Be-A-Friend Program, Inc., Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County, 85 River Rock Drive, Suite 107, Buffalo, NY 14207.

 

July 22, 2014

PREVENTIVE TEAM LEADER – Family Help Center

To provide preventive services to families referred by Erie County DSS. Responsible to conduct family assessment and work with family members to develop an individualized service plan; provide concrete and clinical services including intensive crisis intervention, ongoing individual and family counseling and parenting education services, linkage and advocacy. Works closely with ECDSS. Team Leader carries an average of eight to ten cases at a given time. Flexible schedule to work around the needs of individual families. Evening and weekend hours may be required. Assists with provision of continuity of services, providing emergency team back-up as needed. Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in human service field with a minimum of one year direct service experience in working with high-risk families, or an unusual combination of experience and education. Must possess strong leadership and organizational skills. Reports to Unit Supervisor.

THE ABOVE POSITION REQUIRES:

 Ability to maintain client and Agency confidentiality;

 Assistance with coverage of 24-hour Family Helpline; Crisis Support Services, including evenings, weekends and holidays;

 Assists with coverage of 24-hour Family Helpline; Crisis Support Services, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

 Assists with tasks necessary to maintain the day-to-day operation of the program, and assist with functions when emergencies arise so the 24-hour crisis services are not interrupted.

 Utilize knowledge in support of client service needs.

 Conducts in-home visit assessment with families as required by the Program.

 Uses good time management skills; structures own time, works independently but knows when to involve Supervisor.

 Interacts using effective, positive interpersonal communication with individuals and groups.

 Attends trainings and other staff development activities as appropriate to develop professional skills.

 Demonstrates a willingness to learn about and implement skills related to diversity.

 Models and practices sensitivity, fair treatment and acceptance of diversity in all interpersonal interactions.

 Supports and communicates with Supervisor, co-workers and community partners in a cooperative manner; seeks supervision when appropriate, accepts and utilizes construction feedback.

 Demonstrates and understands the boundaries of the position as they relate to both responsibilities and limitations.

 Follows direction of Supervisor and management.

 Demonstrates appropriate communication skills, both written and verbal.

 Exhibits appropriate language and dress; work attitudes and performance behaviors; dependability, proper work attendance and punctuality.

 Maintains case records and other paperwork in accordance with established timeframes as directed by Program management.

 Complies with Agency safety standards and is responsible for own actions and conduct concerning safety and healthy working conditions, both within the Agency and in the field.

 Must have knowledge of and the ability to work with minority communities.

 Able to provide professional leadership and work well with an interdisciplinary team of professionals, para professionals, and non-professionals.

 Able to relate to different social and ethnic groups;

 Complies with all aspects of the Agency’s policies and procedures.

 Must have driver’s license with acceptable DMV record, adequate vehicle insurance and reliable vehicle.

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 Has stamina to work required hours, irregular schedule, and on-call assignments in client homes and community agencies.

 Flexible with co-workers and families to allow changes in schedule and other activities of the job.

 Shows positive, respectful attitude toward job, fellow workers, community partners and Agency.

 Clear mental thought processes.

 Basic computer knowledge and typing skills to complete required paperwork.

ESSENTIAL MENTAL & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

General intelligence; motor coordination skills; coordination of eyes, hands, and feet; verbal speaking ability; flexibility, agility and strategic insight; ability to multi-task under pressure/meet deadlines; team player/coordinates with others; independent judgment; diplomatic, motivate others; effective client engagement skills, ability to be assertive in an appropriate manner.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Telephone system, copier, fax, computer (Microsoft Office products)

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Enclosed office environment, multi-level buildings, school setting, community sites, home-based, travel required, abide by a tobacco-free policy.

Salary: $28,140

Submit cover letter and resume to:

Family Help Center

Attention: Verna (Preventive)

60 Dingens Street

Buffalo, NY 14206

Family Help Center Daycare

A United Way Children’s Center for Success

LEAD TEACHER: Full-time position (with benefits) with Center dedicated to giving children a positive place to learn, grow and succeed-a Children's Center for Success! Minimum 2 year degree in education and 1 year training or experience required. Successful candidate will be enthusiastic to learn an evidence-based program that ensures a higher quality of care, including creating a positive environment with more support and fewer interruptions; helping children gain social & emotional strength; limiting classroom disruptions and helping children reach their potential by focusing on progress—not failure. MAT trained a plus, but not required. Pays $9.25 per hour. EEO. Resume and cover letter to: Family Help Center (Daycare) 60 Dingens Street Buffalo, NY 14206


June 21, 2014

Accounts Payable Clerk

Brief Job Description The Accounts Payable Clerk supports the Controller in the day-to-day operations performed within the accounts payable function of the Central Administrative Offices of the Diocese of Buffalo.

Fax, Mail or Email by August 1, 2014 to:

Charles A. Mendolera

Diocese of Buffalo

795 Main Street

Buffalo, NY 14203

Fax: 716-847-5557

E-mail: ttaberski@buffalodiocese.org

 

 

UTILITY FIELD TECHNICIAN

National Fuel currently has an employment opportunity for a Utility Field Technician to work at its Jamestown Service Center.

Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and the ability to drive and operate a van or small truck.  Customer Service personnel are responsible for a variety of customer service functions including emergency leak response, meter reading, and collections.  The position requires a valid driver’s license, and experience in plumbing, heating, air conditioning or a related field.  Demonstrated mechanical ability and excellent customer service/communications skills preferred.  Candidates must also demonstrate accurate reporting and documentation skills.  Experience in underground construction and equipment operation is preferred.  The schedule for this position varies, but includes off-hours/weekends, and standby.  Candidates must be available to work Wednesday thru Friday from 1:30 pm to 10:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.    
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 a rewarding career with a great company, please email or mail your resume and cover letter making sure to reference  Position #14-031NY – Utility Field Technician in your correspondence to the address listed below.  Resumes must be received in our office by July 31, 2014.

NATIONAL FUEL GAS COMPANY

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

UTILITY FIELD TECHNICIAN - POSITION #14-031NY

P.O. BOX 2081

ERIE, PA  16512

or email resume and cover letter to:  jobs@natfuel.com (please be sure to reference position #14-031NY in the subject line of your email)

Any candidate offered a position with National Fuel will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

Joyce Faines & Betty Lee – Two of our Placement Counselors from the BETC promoting our FREE services at the Erie County Public Library Job Fair that was hosted on July 16th

 

 

July 15, 2014

AirSep/Chart Buffalo

JUNIOR CREDIT ANALYST

Manage customer portfolio of assigned accounts to include daily follow-up on past due balances. Resolve disputes on invoices, process new credit applications using Dunn and Bradstreet Report. Set up new accounts in JD Edwards and maintain Credit related records for current customers. Reconcile customer accounts to ensure payments & credits are applied properly. Negotiate payments with customers & recommend account adjustments. Apply & post adjusting entries to AR for discounts, tax, bank fees, etc. Responsible for all activities associated with the implementation of an ISO 9000 quality system program.  3-5 years commercial collections experience is required. Accounting background and experience preferred. Intermediate level exp. in Microsoft Excel & Word.  Strong written & verbal communication skills. Ability to interpret Dunn & Bradstreet credit reports. Close attention to detail

How to apply:

www.chartindustries.com

 

July 15, 2014

ERIE COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE NEW EXAMS –

ANNOUNCEMENT UPDATE 7-14-14 
The Erie County Department of Personnel has added new exam announcements to our website:
*Jobs for the Public*
Child Protective Worker/Trainee # 41-351
Child Protective Worker/Trainee - Spanish Speaking #41-352
Deputy Director of Law Enforcement Communications #62-554
Emergency Services and Safety Coordinator #64-664
Senior Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator # 64-977
Sewer District Manager #60-825
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II #64-980
Please also see:
http://www.erie.gov/employment under JOBS

 

July 15, 2014

JA Gulick Window Co

PAINTER

Cover surfaces with dropcloths or masking tape and paper to protect surfaces during painting. Fill cracks, holes or joints with caulk, putty, plaster or other filler. Apply primers or sealers to prepare new surfaces such as bare wood or metal for finish coats. Apply paint, stain, varnish, enamel or other finishes to equipment, buildings, or other structures using brushes, spray guns or rollers.  Read work orders or receive information from supervisor or homeowners to determine work requirement. Remove fixtures such as pictures, door knobs, lamps or electrical switch covers prior to painting.  Clean brushes,  rollers and other equipment upon completion. Posting expires 9/14/2014

Resume to:  pdepronio@wdcinc.org

 

 

July 15, 2014

Junior Achievement is looking for a

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER- Full-Time (Exempt)

Application Deadline:  July 30, 2014

Objective:  Raise annual revenue to meet the financial goals of the organization.  Develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive fundraising program that includes all aspects of non-profit fundraising.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Assist in developing a budget for all development activities;

  • Develop and manage annual campaign strategy;

  • Plan and execute special events; oversee Special Events Manager;

  • Write and submit grant proposals in compliance with guidelines;

  • Develop and implement a corporate sponsorship program;

  • Research and identify corporations, foundations and individuals whose interest and priorities match organization’s funding needs;

  • Create event specific marketing and public relations materials;

  • Develop and maintain media relations;

  • Present and promote Junior Achievement programs and special events to civic groups, public & private industries, and other potential financial and volunteer resources;

  • Develop and maintain relationships with the Board of Directors, individual donors, business sponsors, foundations and volunteers;

Organizational Relationships:  This position works closely with the President and JA staff and serves as a liaison with Board Committees. 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Three – five years minimum experience in annual campaign management, grant writing and reporting, special events and corporate sponsorship management, as well as public and media relations within the non-profit industry (CFRE certification a plus).

  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills/experience.

  • Self-starter with professional presence and excellent relationship building & networking skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.  Knowledge of Raisers Edge donor software a plus.

  • This position requires a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation and ability to work nights or weekends.

Send Resume to:  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Laurie Mahoney, President,  Junior Achievement of WNY, Inc.

275 Oak Street, Suite 222, Buffalo, NY  14203  

E-mail:  lmahoney@jawny.org

No phone calls please.

 

 

July 15, 2014

Want to help make a difference?

APPLY TO BE A YOUTH MENTOR!

Soccer for Success is the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s innovative youth development program, and is looking for head coaches, youth development assistants and volunteers who want to:

• Help use soccer as a tool to combat childhood obesity.

• Promote healthy lifestyles for children in low-income urban communities.

When: Fall Semester (12 weeks); Spring Semester (12 weeks)

Location: Buffalo, NY

Hours: 3 days per week, 90 minutes after school

Pay Rate: Paid and volunteer positions available

Reports to: Soccer for Success Program Staff

Training is included. No prior soccer experience required.

Learn more, or apply by sending your resume to

Anna-Lesa Calvert at calvert@buffalosoccerclub.org.

 

July 14, 2014

The Salvation Army of Buffalo Employment Services division is hosting a FREE Certificate Training Series.
Training will focus on the growing service industry and its needs for certified, job ready workforce to staff hotels, casinos, sports arenas, and restaurants. The training series consists of five following components:
Customer Service Training: This 40 hour program covers the following areas: Get to Know Your Customer; Meet Your Customer’s Needs; Build a Continuous Relationship; Go the Extra Mile; Explaining Features and Benefits

TIPS ( Training for Interventional Procedures): TIPS is a skills based training program designed to prevent intoxication, underage drinking and drunk driving. TIPS provides training for the responsible service, sale and consumption of alcohol. Trainees will complete a five- hour program that focuses on the issues presented by guests receiving complimentary cocktails while staying on property. Successful candidates are certified for three years

Serve Safe: This is a food and beverage safety training and certificates program administered by the National Restaurant Association. The program covers five areas: basic food safety; personal hygiene; cross-contamination and allergens; time and temperature; and cleaning and sanitation.

Restaurant Server Training: This 40-hour, interactive, instructor-led course builds skills and knowledge of entry-level restaurant workers by proving an overview of the hotel industry and restaurant server concept. Participants will learn in the following: health department regulations and sanitation; food node restaurant terms; glassware, dishware, cutlery and lines, table setting: tending food service stations in a restaurant;  reservations, seating, service beverages, responsible alcohol service: serving food orders; payment; and end of shift duties.

Security Pre Service Training: This is a required general introductory course for any potential security guard. This certificate must accompany the security guard’s registration application when submitted to the Department of State. Topics include: the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situation; communication and public relations, access control, ethics and conduct.

Training will beginning on August 4th, 2014 with Customer Service Training.  Classes will be held M-F from 8:45 am - 1pm at the Salvation Army 960 Main Street, Buffalo , NY location.
For more information and/or to sign up for this free training please contact: The Salvation Army Employment Services program at
(716) 883-9800 ext. 412.

 

 

July 10, 2014

National Fuel Job Opportunities!

 

SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS – WILLIAMSVILLE (BUFFALO)

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 Software Developers for outstanding and dynamic career opportunities at our corporate headquarters in 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 a variety of business segments through the maintenance and enhancement of critical business applications.  Day to day responsibilities primarily involve coding and testing activities with some process analysis and design.  The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with a mentor within our Information Services group, initially focusing on developing strong technical competencies in specific environments and development tools in use at National Fuel.  The Software Developer position is the starting point towards 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.  2-3 years of software development experience is desirable but entry level applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.  Development experience in the following technologies is strongly preferred, but not required: SAP Technologies (Netweaver, ABAP, PI, Syclo), VB.Net, C++, ESRI-GIS.  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 July 31, 2014 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #14-001NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

 

 

       

 

 July 1, 2014

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BUFFALO

JOB OPENING – Director of Language Services

The International Institute of Buffalo is seeking to hire a full time Director of Language Services

The Director manages IIB’s growing fee-for-service department, one that is critical to the success of the entire organization and to IIB’s mission. He/she supervises the recruitment, hiring and training of IIB’s contract interpreters and translators;  is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Language services staff, ensuring that staff is well trained to provide high quality customer service and complies with operational procedures; is responsible for business development, identifying and securing new customers; contract negotiation; and participates in language advocacy efforts alone and in partnership with other WNY nonprofits aimed at making WNY a language accessible community.

At present, IIB Language Services Department works with over 1,210 customers and 229 contract interpreter-translators. In 2013, IIB provided almost 9,000 instances of language services in WNY.

The Director is a member of IIB’s senior management team and participates in developing and implementing agency priorities and initiatives in collaboration with other IIB departments. He/she also works collaboratively with other community partners on both services and advocacy.

Successful candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills are required, including web-based skills. Candidates must have cross cultural experience and be proficient in a foreign language or demonstrate an understanding of how language can be a barrier. Applicants must be knowledgeable about language access law. Ideal candidate will have experience in advocacy, business development, customer service and negotiation. 

Candidate must have at least three years’ experience in managing staff and working with contractors and customers.  Entrepreneurial experience preferred.

Salary will be somewhat negotiable and based on experience. Successful candidate will start work in September 2014.

Send cover letter and resume by August 1 to Eva Hassett, Executive Director, International Institute of Buffalo, 864 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo NY 14209 or ehassett@iibuff.org.

Detailed Responsibilities:

Departmental Operations:

  • Supervise and manage operations, staff, information and billing systems.

  • Devise and maintain quality control measures as pertains to infrastructure, language services and support personnel, and customer relations/satisfaction.

  • Manage all department communications with customers, interpreters and translators.

  • Recruit, train, monitor and evaluate qualified interpreters and translators as needed to meet department’s workload.  Bring in trainers for special workshops, courses.

  • Develop written policies, set standards, weekly reports, and attend weekly meetings.

  • Work with management team to evaluate pricing, expenses and net income.

  • Remain current with industry software, legislation, policies and trends.

  • Research, evaluate and implement new software where appropriate.

  • Work with directors of other departments to address, assist and resolve IIB internal language access requirements.

  • Personally attend to high profile clients/ accounts, regarding pricing, assignment of specialized linguists and invoicing.

  • Expand and upgrade department’s language capacity, services, volume, capability and services.

Marketing

  • Create and implement targeted marketing plan for growing department’s revenue.

  • Acquire new client base through development of marketing support materials, communications, on-site presentations, and networking.

  • Negotiate contracts.

  • Establish and develop relationships with existing clientele, secure referrals.

  • Monitor, analyze and report on effectiveness of strategies.

 

 

June 30, 2014

Apprenticeship Program at Cement Masons JACC Local 111

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Cements Masons Local Union #111 will conduct a recruitment from June, 2014 through October 16, 2014 for 3-5 cement mason apprentices.  Applications must be completed on site at the Local Union #111 office – 165 Division St., North Tonawanda NY from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on the following Thursdays during the recruitment period: 

July 3, July 17, August 7, August 21, September 4, September 4, September 18, October 2, and October 16.

The Committee requires  that applicants: must be at least 18 years old. Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency (such as TASC or GED) Must have a valid NYS driver’s license (may be required to operate company-owned vehicles.)  Must have reliable transportation to and from various job sites and related instruction classes.  Must live with the jurisdiction of Local Union #111, which includes Erie and Niagara Counties.  Must provide military transfer or discharge form

DD-214, if applicable.  Applicants may be required to pass a substance abuse test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.  For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of labor office or Local Union #111 at (716) 695-1494.  More information on this and other Apprenticeship Training programs can be found on the NY State Department of Labor website at: 

http://labor.ny.gov/pressreleases/apprenticeshiparchive.shtm

Ability to remain focused and productive each day though tasks may be repetitive – Veterans encouraged to apply!

 

 


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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