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August 18, 2014

Steps to Succeed Academy

CAREER FAIR & COOK OUT

WHEN:      Thursday – September 25th, 2014

WHERE:     Buffalo Employment and Training Center

                77 Goodell Street, Buffalo, NY 14203    

TIME:        11:00 am – 1:00 pm

SPONSORED BY

·         Steps to Succeed = Steps to Achieve Academy of Empowerment

·         Wendt Foundation

·         Common Council Majority Leader- Demone Smith

·         WUFO Radio Mix 1080 am

·         Buffalo Employment and Training Center

Supported by:

Byron W. Brown, Mayor  and Mark Poloncarz, County Executive


 

August 26, 2014

BFNC is looking for a Care Coordinator Supervisor

Position Overview

Supervises and ensures professional integrity of person-centered care coordination services to an older adult Medicaid consumer population of 1,000 individuals. For the purpose of the project, Care Coordination services include: conducting consumer enrollment and comprehensive assessment, establishing a care plan, conducting care coordination across multiple medical, behavioral, and social services, and other Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS). The Care Coordinator Supervisor will supervise 5 community-based Care Teams, each comprised of 3 interdisciplinary Care Coordinators. The Care Coordinator Supervisor also oversees Care Managers’ recordkeeping, care documentation, caseload reporting, and group case conferencing.

Duties and Responsibilities

•           Coordinate consumer outreach and enrollment activities of the Care Coordinators, in partnership with the Project Manager

•           Supervise the comprehensive assessment and care planning for consumers age 50 and above with chronic health conditions

•           Supervise the coordination of care across all consumers’ medical, behavioral, and social service providers as proscribed in consumers’ care plans and monitor consumers’ satisfaction and progress with that care through care plan review, consumer satisfaction reports, and data report review, in partnership with the project’s Quality Assurance / Quality Improvement Manager.

•           Ensure that all charts, assessments, care plans, and supporting documentation are audit ready

•           Understand, enter, and retrieve electronic data and reports from various systems including database and web-based systems

•           Ensure that disease self-care coaching and healthy behavior change education curricula is in line with clinical practice guidelines

•           Ensure that the guidance provided by Care Coordinators and Patient Navigators to consumers’ family and other social supports is unbiased, comprehensive, and based on clinical practice guidelines

•           Establish, in partnership with the Transitions of Care Committee, clinically supported processes for the transition of consumers, who are unnecessarily institutionalized, from these institutions and back into community-based care settings. Similarly, partner with the GBUAHN Health Home to receive and act upon notifications from hospitals and other institutions, of BIP consumer admissions

•           Initiate and respond in a timely basis to telephonic, email, and other communications related to consumers, providers, project partners, and co-workers

•           Partner with the Standards of Care Committee to establish and implement care management and disease-specific clinical practice guidelines throughout BIP direct service activities

•           Partner with the HR and Training Committee to ensure that staff training provides meaningful orientation to the respective duties of Care Managers and Patient Navigators

Requirements

•           Must have use of an automobile and a valid drivers’ license

•           Must undergo and pass a criminal background check

•           Must have LCSW

•           Must have 5 years of increasingly responsible experience coordinating human services, clinical or wellness promotion programs. Background in senior services preferred

•           Must have at least 3 years of administrative and/or lead supervisory experience

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

•           Ability to work independently and initiate change

•           Possess an even temperament

•           Work effectively in a team setting

•           Be comfortable with and patient when working with senior members of the community

•           Maintain superior interpersonal skills when communicating with other providers

•           Value cultural difference, collaborative efforts, and person-centered services

•           Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills

•           Possess strong negotiation, judgment, problem solving, and time management skills

Reporting Relationships

The Care Coordinator Supervisor will report to and receive direct supervision from the Director of Life Management Services. The Care Coordinator Supervisor will work in close partnership with the BIP Project Manager to ensure complete, on-time implementation of BIP contract deliverables.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Qualified candidates should submit resumes with cover letter and salary requirements to Daysi Ball, Assistant Director of Program Development & Senior Services at dball@bfnc.org

 

August 26, 2014

BFNC is looking for a Health Navigator

Position Overview

The Health Navigator provides person-centered patient navigation services with older adult Medicaid consumers. Health Navigators represent a vital cross-cultural bridge between the project and consumers, first identifying potential beneficiaries and then offering social support, accompaniment, advocacy, and basic self-care education to project consumers. Perform recordkeeping and care documentation as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities

•           Identifying and gaining the consent of potentially project eligible individuals

•           Supporting the Care Manager’s assessment of these enrolled consumers

•           Supporting the implementation of group wellness education by Certified Health Educators

•           Providing basic

•           Facilitate consumer appointment transportation as needed

•           Accompany consumers to appointments as needed

•           Provide visitation and social support to consumers and their families

•           Monitor consumers’ progress with care and general wellbeing and communicate consumer status updates to the associated Care Manager

•           Advocate for consumers’ best interests when interacting with the health care system

•           Input and retrieve electronic data from various systems including database and web-based systems

•           Initiate and respond in a timely basis to telephonic, email, and other communications related to consumers, providers, project partners, and co-workers

Requirements

•           Must have use of an automobile and a valid drivers’ license

•           Must undergo and pass a criminal background check

•           Must have HS diploma or GED, college degree preferred

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

•           Ability to work independently and initiate change

•           Possess an even temperament

•           Work effectively in a team setting

•           Be comfortable with and patient when working with senior members of the community

•           Maintain superior interpersonal skills – especially empathetic listening – when communicating with senior consumers

•           Value cultural difference, collaborative efforts, and person-centered services

•           Possess strong negotiation, judgment, problem solving, and time management skills

Reporting Relationships

The Health Navigator will report to and receive direct supervision from the Assistant Director of Program Development & Senior Services.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Qualified candidates should submit resumes with cover letter to Daysi Ball, Assistant Director of Program Development & Senior Services at dball@bfnc.org

 

August 26, 2014

BFNC is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse

Position Overview

Provides person-centered care coordination services to adults over 50. Care coordination services include: conducting consumer enrollment and comprehensive assessment, establishing a care plan, conducting care coordination across multiple medical, behavioral, and social services, and other Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS). Perform recordkeeping, care documentation, caseload reporting, and case conferencing with a team of other Care Managers.

Duties and Responsibilities

•           Provide consumer outreach and enrollment

•           Implement comprehensive assessment and care planning for consumers age 50 and above with chronic health conditions

•           Coordinate care across consumers’ medical, behavioral, and social service providers as proscribed in consumers’ care plans and monitor consumers’ satisfaction and progress with that care

•           Reassess, screen, and monitor consumers’ integrated health needs

•           Advocate for consumers’ best interests when interacting with the health care system

•           Maintain audit-ready charts that include required assessment, service planning, and contact notes as required

•           Input and retrieve electronic data from various systems including database and web-based systems

•           Provide disease self-care and behavior change coaching on a range of chronic disease topics

•           Provide guidance to consumers’ family and other social supports as necessary, particularly for care coaching

•           Facilitate supportive transitions of care, including diversion from unnecessary hospital and long-term care facility use, and readmissions to these facilities follow a discharge

•           Initiate and respond in a timely basis to telephonic, email, and other communications related to consumers, providers, project partners, and co-workers

Requirements

•           Must have use of an automobile and a valid drivers’ license

•           Must undergo and pass a criminal background check

•           Must have a New York State License as a Practical Nurse or Medical Assistant

•           Must be willing to work ‘in the field,’ including consumers’ homes, community-based organizations, care facilities, and senior centers

•           Must possess 1-2 years of experience in a comparable position

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

•           Ability to work independently and initiate change

•           Possess an even temperament

•           Work effectively in a team setting

•           Be comfortable with and patient when working with senior members of the community

•           Maintain superior interpersonal skills when communicating with other providers

•           Value cultural difference, collaborative efforts, and person-centered services

•           Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills

•           Possess strong negotiation, judgment, problem solving, and time management skills

Reporting Relationships

The Care Manager will report to and receive direct supervision from the Care Management Supervisor.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Qualified candidates should submit resumes with cover letter to Daysi Ball, Assistant Director of Program Development & Senior Services at dball@bfnc.org

 

August 26, 2014

Jewish Family Services is looking for an RN Care Coordinator

Wanted: innovative and knowledgeable RNs with Home Care experience. No On-Call, Weekends or Holidays.

Want to be involved in a new and challenging program to provide patient centered care?  Are you a self-starter & team player?

This position provides person-centered care management services to senior adult or disabled Medicaid consumers.  Care coordination spans across multiple medical, behavioral, social services and other long-term services and supports (LTSS). Valid RN license in NY required.  Must have car and clean NYS driver’s license. Home care nurses and BSN preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package of 21 PTO days plus holidays, medical insurance, FSA, company-paid life insurance, 401k plan and more.

Jewish Family Service is a non-sectarian, multifaceted agency serving the community for the past 150 years.  Interested in joining our expanding team?  Email your resume to hr@jfsbuffalo.org or fax: 716-883-7637.  EOE.

 

August 26, 2014

Jewish Family Services is also looking for

Full-time & Part-Time Opportunities

Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW)

No On-Call, Weekends or Holidays

Our outpatient mental health clinic on Delaware Ave has openings for licensed social workers to provide clinical therapy as part of a therapeutic treatment team.  Experience with the senior population is a plus.  Opportunity provided for R supervision. LSCW required.

We offer a generous FT benefits package of 31 PTO days, 13 holidays, medical insurance, FSA, company-paid life insurance, 401k plan, free parking and more.  Compensation starting at $41,555.

JFS is a non-sectarian, multifaceted agency serving the community for the past 150 years.  Interested in joining us?  Email your resume to hr@jfsbuffalo.org or fax: 716-883-7637.  EOE.

 

 

August 26, 2014

The Mental Health Association of Erie County is seeking an attorney to join its Legal Services and Advocacy staff. This person will begin part time (15 hours/week) and the position will evolve into full time employment. Attorneys at the MHA have individual caseloads, representing clients in a variety of matters including, Social Security Disability, Supplemental Security Income, Public Assistance, Landlord/Tenant disputes, among others.

Qualifications

- Juris Doctor Degree

- Be a member in good standing of the New York State Bar or be eligible to become a member within a reasonable time after beginning employment, and maintain such standing throughout employment with the MHA

- Ability to read and interpret government regulations

-Excellent oral and written communications skills

-Ability to deal with mental health consumers and the general public in a respectful manner

-A thorough knowledge of legal research

-Knowledge of law concerning government benefits

Required Documents

Cover Letter

Resume

More Information

www.eriemha.org

Contact Information

Michael Kane

mkane@eriemha.org

(716)886-1242

http://eriemha.org

August 26, 2014

Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth

is currently looking to hire a qualified

Family Specialist to work for the Erie County Stepping Stones Program.  

Stepping Stones is an intensive home and community based PINS/JD Diversion  program.  Its overarching goal is to maintain youth safely at home and in the community while averting the need for out-of-home placement.  Stepping Stones is founded on best practice principles which include client-centered,  family-focused program design; cultural competency; strategies that promote  positive youth development; linkages to community supports; and life skill development.

The Family Specialist uses a culturally competent and strength-based approach when working with families. The Family Specialist works collaboratively with families, County representatives and community providers to develop, implement, evaluate and monitor treatment plans. Position  requires energetic, flexible & creative individual w/strong skills  in working w/children & families.

Qualifications:

•           Master’s degree in related Human Services field,

•           At least 1-year experience working with children and families.

•           A Valid Driver’s License is required.

Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth is a progressive multi-service, private not-for-profit, child caring agency that has been in operation for over 120 years.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to:

Joanne Bedell at jbedell@berkshirefarm.org or

945 Palmer Avenue

Schenectady, NY 12309

Office number is (518) 346-6201 x221

August 26, 2014

Randstad Staffing is partnering with Emedco/Brady Corp in Williamsville, NY to hire for the following positions.

1st shift:

Inbound Sales Representatives - Use probing skills and product knowledge to make uncover sales opportunities and convert inbound calls to orders. (Direct Hire)

Campaign Sales Representatives - Use probing skills and product knowledge to make outbound campaign calls to uncover sales opportunities and convert calls to orders. (Direct Hire)

Key Account Managers Manage territory of large national accounts, solicit business, manage relationships, cold call/prospect to expand customer base (Direct Hire)

Quoting Specialist - Follow up on previously quoted business in an attempt to close the sale – 2nd point of contact after sales/CSR is unable to close business on their own (Direct Hire)

Screen Printer - Operate various screen printing machinery

Facility Manufacturing Engineer (Direct Hire)

2nd shift:

Finishers _ General machine operation, use of hand tools, attention to detail, ability to measure.

Screen Printers - Operate various screen printing machinery.

Screen Reclaim Operator - Entry level position in the screen room. *Some exposure to a screen printing environment is necessary

Distribution Associate - Picking/packing of orders, scanning packages for shipment, loading and unloading of trucks as needed.

Maintenance Mechanic - (Direct Hire Position)

We are seeking experienced, energetic, reliable individuals with a strong work ethic and positive attitude.

Meet with the Randstad team on Thursday September 4th from 9am -12pm or Apply online at: www.RandstadStaffing.com

For Sales/Office openings contact Michele Monfuletho, 716-626-1616 x7331

For Manufacturing/Distribution openings contact Jill Borrelli, 716-817-7059

Equal Opportunity Employment

 

August 26, 2014

NATIONAL FUEL JOB OPPORTUNITIES!

BENEFITS ACCOUNTANT – WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

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

National Fuel is currently seeking a Benefits Accountant to join the Human Resources team at our Williamsville, NY headquarters.  The Benefits Accountant will be actively involved in the financial reporting of employee benefit costs and obligations and the monitoring of related internal process controls.  The key responsibilities for the Benefits Accountant include the following:

•           Account for retiree pension and medical benefits obligations and work with actuaries to ensure proper financial reporting

•           Track 401(k), medical and life insurance benefit costs and accurately record in financial statements

•           Preparation of benefit-related journal entries and budgets and monthly reconciliation of employee benefits to the general ledger

•           Compilation and analysis of financial and statistical data for administrative reporting, contract negotiations and program/vendor evaluations

•           Development of statistical models for benefit cost impact scenarios

•           Interface with employees, auditors and external vendors regarding benefit programs

•           Coordinate proper payment to third party benefits administrators

•           Preparation of data/reports for non-discrimination testing, surveys, claims analysis and special requests

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and 5-7 years of accounting or benefits experience.  A MBA degree and/or CPA license is preferred.  Prior experience with employee benefit plan accounting and audited ERISA benefit plans is strongly preferred.  The successful candidate must possess exceptional analytical skills, outstanding attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills.  The ability to successfully manage simultaneous projects of varied topics and complexities is critical to success in this position.  Candidates for this position must be able to design complex spreadsheets and numerical analysis and have experience with preparing journal entries and month-end account reconciliations.

National Fuel offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Any candidate offered a position with National Fuel will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test.  For confidential consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter and academic transcripts by September 10, 2014 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources, Position #14-046NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #14-046NY in the subject line of your

NATIONAL FUEL - SYSTEM ANALYST – WILLIAMSVILLE (BUFFALO), NY

Are you interested in how a company with a 100+ year track record of providing safe, reliable service to its customers utilizes information technology to support and grow its business? Are you interested in a position with an innovative company that has been part of an industry from its earliest days? Are you searching for a career rather than a job? If so, the National Fuel’s Information Services organization is currently seeking a System Analyst for outstanding and dynamic career opportunity 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 and extend an Allegro 8 installation that is deployed to a number of critical business segments. Day to day responsibilities primarily involve managing the Allegro 8 installation which will involve all aspects of our software development lifecycle (requirements, analysis, design, coding and testing). The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with a mentor within our Information Services group, initially focusing on developing a strong Center of Excellence for our Allegro installation. The System Analyst position is part of a well-defined career path within our Information Services team.

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

National Fuel offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. For confidential consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter and academic (college) transcripts by September 30, 2014 to:

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

Williamsville, NY 14221  jobs@natfuel.com

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

AMERICA’S JOB BANK HOT JOBS FOR THE DAY
. These are federal contractors who are proactively looking to hire veterans in support of their VEVRAA compliance requirements.
Bank Alliance Account Executive

Customer Engineer

To see further details for these jobs, please go to the following link:
http://www.americasjobexchange.com/

 


August 25, 2014

The University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is offering no-cost Saturday Computer Classes available this fall at its new downtown campus.  These are valuable opportunities to obtain Microsoft Word and Excel computer skills.    For additional information or if you have questions about any of tuition-free EOC’s programs, please contact the admissions office at (716) 645-1900.  This information is provided as a community service of the EOC.

 

Week of Aug. 25, 2014

Department of Labor Hot Jobs in Erie County: 

NY1103640. Niagara Falls. SKILLED INDUSTRIAL PAINTER. FT. Day shift. 40+ hrs./wk. Will perform routine and preventive maintenance painting. A full range of specialized painting projects including painting large structures in severe corrosive environments. Performs inspections, clean ups, storage and disposal of paint products. Will operate various tools and equipment. High school diploma or GED supplemented by training in the painting trades.  3+ years’ experience in an industrial/commercial environment required. Wage: $15-$30/hr.

NY1102959. Cheektowaga.  CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE REPRESENTATIVES. PT. Will conduct telephone customer experience interviews for clients located throughout the USA and Canada.  No collections and no selling. Flexible scheduling and the ability to work as many shifts as you would like with min of 3 evening shifts Monday-Friday, 4:30-8:30pm and 1 weekend shift on Saturday, noon-7pm. Minimum high school diploma or GED and preferably 6 months; customer service experience.

Ability to perform well under pressure and multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Must have ability to comfortably operate a computer (including typing), related software and telephone. Bilingual is a plus!

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NY1103757. North Tonawanda. EXPERIENCED TRAILER MECHANICS. FT. M-F (some Sats.). 8am-5pm. 40+ hrs./wk. Benefits. 2 openings. Company sells a full line of cargo, equipment, dump and utility trailers. Must be able to repack bearings, service trailer brakes, install brake controls and understand and repair or replace trailer wiring as well as install trailer hitches. GED/high school diploma and at least 1 year of related experience needed. Would NOT consider a trainee. Starting wage negotiable, depending on experience. Requires valid driver's license and own vehicle.

NY1103638. Buffalo Area. CARPENTER. FT. M-F. 40 hrs./wk. 1st shift. Benefits. Review specification in blueprints or sketches to prepare project layout and determine dimensions & material required.  Shape or cut materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines or power saws. Measure and mark cutting lines on materials. Install structures such as windows, frames, flooring, trim or hardware using carpenters' hand or power tools. Assemble and fasten materials to make frameworks or props using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins or glue.  No educational or experience requirements noted. Willing to accept a trainee. Wage: $9 - $25 hr., DOE.

NY1103636. West Seneca. BENEFITS ACCOUNTANT. FT. Benefits. Deadline: Sept. 10, 2014. Seeking benefits accountant to join the Human Resources team. Will be actively involved in the financial reporting of employee benefit costs and obligations and the monitoring of related internal process controls.  Key responsibilities: 1) Account for retiree pension and medical benefits obligations and work with actuaries to ensure proper financial reporting; 2) Track 401(k), medical and life insurance benefit costs and accurately record in financial statements; 3) Prepare benefit-related journal entries and budgets and monthly reconciliation of employee benefits; 4) Compilation and analysis of financial and statistical data for administrative reporting, contract negotiations and program/vendor evaluations; 5) Development of statistical models for benefit cost impact scenarios. Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance and 5-7 years of accounting or benefits experience.  A MBA degree and/or CPA license is preferred.  Experience with employee benefit plan accounting and audited ERISA benefit plans preferred.

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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:

NY1103745. Buffalo. PACKER MECHANIC AA. FT. 40+ hrs./wk. Days & shifts vary. Benefits. One of the leading consumer food companies in the U.S. has an immediate opportunity in its Buffalo Plant for a Journeyman Packer Mechanic AA (or equivalent). Must be willing to work any shift, weekends and holidays.  Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years' experience in an industrial maintenance setting which should include machine repair and troubleshooting, sheet metal fabrication, and welding experience.  Candidates must also be able to work in a team atmosphere.   Experience in a food manufacturing setting is preferred.  GED/high school diploma required. New hires must be U.S. citizens or authorized to be legally employed on an ongoing basis in the U.S. based on visa status. Starting rate of pay is $22.22/hr.
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NY1102689. Erie County. VNA-Visiting Nursing Association of WNY. RN HOME HEALTH NURSE. FT. Days. Weekend/holiday requirement; scheduled work hours 8am-4:30pm. Must have current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in NYS and a valid NYS driver's license. Coordinates the total plan of care for the patient in the home care setting assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating. Provides leadership for the Health Care team. Preferred Qualifications: Graduate of accredited School of Registered Nursing. One (1) year medical/surgical experience as a RN.  Verbal ability necessary to communicate with patients and others. Written communication abilities, to be able to prepare accurate, concise and meaningful reports and able to delegate to the LPN and home health aide. Need for flexibility, organizational skills and clear judgment. Applicable Bachelor's/Master's/Doctorate degrees would provide opportunities with higher rates of pay. Also looking for PHYSICAL THERAPISTS (NY1102683 OR ny1102688) – 3 openings – must have license to practice in NYS; days, weekends, holidays requirement; 1 year of experience. OPEN RECRUITMENTS: Wed., Sept. 10, 11:30am-3:30pm, Lockport Worksource One Center, 272 S. Transit Rd. OR Wed., Sept. 17, 11:30am-3:30pm, Williamsville Career Center, 4175 Transit Rd.; 716-851-2759.


August 25, 2014

Key Resource Group Staffing

A national company, located in Buffalo, NY (Southtowns) is looking for a dynamic Upfront Billing Specialist to join their medical billing team. This position is on the front end of the billing cycle and requires heavy contact with Physician offices. Duties include: Inbound and outbound calls to the medical community Data entry Follow-up with medical billing team Multiple openings available immediately! If you have the right mix of skills and experience to succeed in this exciting position, apply today. Experience Required: Previous experience in healthcare or insurance Ability to maintain excellent records through accurate data entry Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians’ offices and other departments Excellent telephone skills Must thrive in a fast-paced environment

Qualified candidates please apply email resumes to : mkerr@krgstaffing.com

 

August 25, 2014 

SALVATION ARMY Tuition-FREE Customer Service Certificate Training Series - The Salvation Army of Buffalo Employment Services 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:

August 4, August 18, September 2nd. M-F 8:45 am - 1pm

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.

August 18, September 2nd, September 15. M-F 8:45 am - 1pm

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, table setting, tending food service stations in a restaurant; reservations, seating, service beverages, serving food orders, payment, and end of shift duties.

Dates/Times TBA

TIPS (Training for Interventional Procedures): TIPS is skills based training program designed to prevent intoxication, underage drinking and drunk driving. TIPS provide training for the responsible service, sale and consumption of alcohol. Trainees will complete a 5 -hour program that focuses on the issues presented by guests receiving complimentary cocktails while staying on property. Successful candidates are certified for three years.

Dates/Times TBA

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.

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.

For more information please contact:  Christina Schweitzer, Director of Employment Services, 716-888-6276 Christina.Schweitzer@use.salvationarmy.org    IMPORTANT: ALL REFERRALS MUST BE CRITERIA OF BEING UNEMPLOYED FOR 20 WEEKS OR MORE FOR THEIR LAST UNEMPLOYER (DISPLACED, TERMINATED, COMPANY CLOSED)

 

August 25, 2014 

America’s Job Bank has some great opportunities!

These jobs are under federal contractors who are proactively looking to hire veterans in support of their VEVRAA compliance requirements.

Part time Teller (30 hours)  - Lackawanna Branch

 Assistant Store Manager

 Commercial Analyst

 Senior Field Technician

 Order Analyst

 Senior Metallurgist

 Senior System Engineer

 Scheduling/Payroll Clerk

 Part time Teller (20 hours) - Fountain Plaza branch

 Full time Teller - Fountain Plaza in Buffalo

 Mgr Customer Ops

 Assignment Editor Job

 Business Development Executive

 Witness Engineer

 Electromechanical Design Engineer

 Technician

 Manufacturing Technicians

For details and to apply for these jobs, please go to:

http://www.americasjobexchange.com/job-distribution-email?source=jobdist&emailId=4943153

 


August 22, 2014

RAMP AGENTS

Work on airplanes!

PrimeFlight Aviation Services is seeking Ramp Agents for the Buffalo Niagara International Airport!

Applicants must have a Driver’s License, be able to pass a background check and drug screen and have a good job history.

$9.00 per hour.

Apply online at:

http://careers.primeflight.com/

 

 

August 21, 2014

PRODUCTION MANAGER -

The production manager will participate in hiring and training the first operators, provide for the technical management, supervision and control of industrial processes and ensure the timely production of technology for shipment. This involves developing and tracking key performance indicators (KPI’s) and ensuring that team driven performance and efficiency goals are met, to include the understanding, implementation, updating and enforce safety procedures, product standards, and quality-control programs. The position requires strong managerial and leadership skills to include a strong Electrical and Mechanical engineering thought process. The successful candidate will need to have the capacity to complete the following: Develop and oversee production processes, Design production workspace to OSHA/DEC requirements ensuring potential hazard detection & implement controls regarding ergonomics and environmental waste, Select, order and purchase materials, Plan and organize production schedules, Assess project and resource requirements, Supervise the work of production operators, Liaise with buyers, marketing, technical advisors and sales staff, Organize the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment, Determine quality control standards, Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments including procurement, distribution and management and effectively implement  ERP manufacturing business software. Desired key skills: Technical and IT skills, knowledge of the tablet computer industry and consumer trends, Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles, Organization and attention to time management, Interpersonal, effective communication and team working skills coupled with Extensive production experience in a leadership role in production, process and techniques/management 

Resumes are to go to Norman Weiler nweiler@wdcinc.org

 

August 21, 2014

National Fuel - FIELD OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR – WESTERN NEW YORK

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

Primary responsibilities for the Field Supervisor are to plan, schedule, and inspect the work of employees engaged in installation, maintenance, and service work at customer’s homes and businesses.  Daily responsibilities include the following:

 •           Front-line direct field supervision of hourly construction and customer service employees

•           Planning of work orders to be completed along with time management and productivity analysis of field personnel

•           Scoping and estimating of daily, routine, system operating/maintenance and pipeline installation projects within the defined service territory

•           Regular contact with customers to resolve gas service issues and to ensure appropriate customer service levels

•           Coordination of daily emergency response logistics

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

National Fuel offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  For confidential consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter by September 20, 2014 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #14-018NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

August 20, 2014

MUST BE 18

Express Employment Professionals is currently looking for RELIABLE workers to work at the Ralph Wilson Stadium for general clean up.

Great way to earn extra money!! $9/hour

Would be cleaning inside, outside stadium, bathrooms, and general concourse

Will need people for game days and 3 days following the game!!

2014 Home Schedule we will be staffing for

Saturday, August 23rd  

Thursday, August 28th  

Sunday September 14th              

Sunday September 21st               

Sunday October 12th    

Sunday October 19th    

Sunday November 9th 

Sunday November 23rd               

Sunday November 30th               

Sunday December 14th

Apply today! Work the next game!!

Must come to 3140 Sheridan Drive, Amherst, NY 14226

to sign up.

Bring 2 forms of ID!!

Please call with any questions!

833-3348

Express Employment Professionals

3140 Sheridan Drive

Amherst, NY 14226

716-833-3348

Rose Snickles

Recruiter

Express Employment Professionals

Phone: 716-833-3348

Fax: 716-833-0338

 

 

August 20, 2014

Autism Services, Inc. is a friendly, dynamic, and growing agency that assist people with autism.

Senior Director of Human Resources

Full time: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Rate of pay: Commensurate with experience

Summary of Duties:

Work closely with agency administration to plan for continued growth and consistency of policy and procedures.  As part of the agency’s senior management, the position works closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and other senior directors in strategic planning and meeting the agency’s long and short term goals.

Qualifications:

1.         Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a business related field plus 5 to 10 years experience as a Human Resource Director;

2.         Experience in employee engagement and performance management;

3.         Experience and well versed in collective bargaining, grievances, and arbitration;

4.         Excellent leadership skills including the ability to build relationships across all organizational levels and functions;

5.         High professional and ethical standards for customer service and work quality;

6.         Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills;

7.         Experience with using and implementing HRIS;

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

Successful applicants must pass a drug test, criminal background, driving record check, and other state required background checks.  Benefits are provided for this position.

To apply for this position, go to www.autism-services-inc.org and complete an online application.  You can also apply in person, Monday to Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm at 4444 Bryant Stratton Way, Williamsville, NY 14221    EOE

 

August 20, 2014

Grant Manager

Heritage Centers, a multi-faceted, not for profit agency, with more than 60 years of experience providing comprehensive services to children and adults with disabilities and their families, is looking for a Grant Manager / Writer to join our team of dedicated professionals.  Position entails writing local, state and federal proposals, research for grant opportunities, prepare  & submit reports for grant funded projects, manage website content & composing e-newsletter.  BA/BS plus minimum 3yrs paid experience in successful grant/proposal writing and non-profit fundraising.  Valid NYS driver’s license and reliable vehicle required.  Salary based on experience.

Heritage Centers, 101 Oak Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Email: jobs@heritagecenters.org

 

August 20, 2014

Organization Description:

The YWCA of Western New York, Inc. is extending its search for a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who will build on successes of the past and engage the community in carrying out the organization’s powerful mission for years to come. The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. YWCA of WNY opened its doors in Buffalo in 1870 to seek out and provide for the needs of the poor and to furnish a boarding home for young girls and women.  Today, we provide services in the areas of child care, youth programs, senior housing, racial justice, and community development all within the organization’s annual budget of approximately $1 million, employing over 25 dedicated staff.

Candidate Profile:

We are searching for someone that embodies the following characteristics:

• A kind and gracious leader who is passionate about and dedicated to the elimination of racism, empowering women, promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all; is a model of authenticity, integrity and ethical conduct; has experience working with diverse communities and is committed to community awareness and understanding of the intersectionality of gender, race and poverty.

• A community leader and coalition builder who inspires and mobilizes key stakeholders, advocates for policy and systemic change, and remains positive in the face of adversity.

• A credible communicator who has a respectful and accessible leadership style. The CEO must be comfortable interacting with all levels of staff, board members, clients, community and business partners, funders, volunteers, government officials and their constituencies.

• A skilled leader in financial planning, budgeting, fund development, grant writing and the cultivation of innovative programs and services.

The Chief Executive Officer provides the executive/administrative leadership necessary to enable YWCA of WNY to fulfill its goals and priorities as set by its Board of Directors and as part of a national and international membership movement.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Organizational Management

● Oversees management of resources effectively to assure over-all achievement of goals and objectives as set by Board of Directors.

● Leads team of managers representing all aspects of organization including finance, fund development, administrative, facilities, human resources and all operating programs.

● Mobilizes staff to make significant changes in operations and strategy where needed.

Human Resource Management

● Directly recruits, hires/terminates, supervises, and monitors activities of all director level positions for administration, facilities, IT and human resources.

● Serves as role model for staff through leading by example; creates “team spirit”.

Financial Management

● Accomplishes fiscal management at all levels by maintaining a balanced budget.

● Understands and is able to interpret and communicate financials and audits.

● Approves and presents annual budget to Board of Directors.

 Planning

● Assists in development of strategic plan and responsible for implementation.

Fund Development

● Develops and solicits individual and corporate donors as a collaborative effort with the fund development committee.

Facilities Management

● Oversees facility management including security, maintenance and upkeep of owned and rented premises, also, participates in long range facilities planning with facilities committee.

Board of Directors

● Works effectively with Board of Directors by providing guidance and information needed for planning, program development, policy adoption, and assists with the recruitment and development of new directors.

Public Relations

● Serves as YWCA of WNY spokesperson for media.

● Networks and builds coalitions, collaborations, and partnerships with other not-for-profit and for-profit organizations.

● Represents the YWCA brand and mission which includes ensuring a positive visible community image.

Affiliates

Works in a similar capacity above with Management Corporation and Affiliate Board of Directors for the YWCA Housing Development Fund Corporation, an affiliate entity which solely owns and manages the School House Commons facility. 

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university or equivalent work experience required; Minimum 4 years of significant management experience required, non-profit experience is preferred; Graduate degree in public or business administration or human services preferred; Proven success in leadership of an organization of comparable size and complexity preferred. EOE

Interested candidates should apply to the:  CEO Search Committee, YWCA of WNY, Inc, School House Commons; 1005 Grant Street, Buffalo, NY  14207

 

 

August 20, 2014

Executive Director

The Organization:

Journey's End Refugee Services, Inc., a refugee resettlement and immigration services provider for the Western New York region, is looking for an Executive Director. 

Journey’s End is a Christian community-based organization with the mission of welcoming refugees without regard to ethnic origin or creed and to assist them to become healthy, independent, contributing members of the community.  Visit us online at www.jersbuffalo.org.

Qualifications/Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years’ experience managing or leading an organization focused on refugee services.  Prior management experience, board interaction, grant implementation, fundraising experience and strong verbal and written communication skills are required. 

Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree plus 10 years’ direct experience in non-profit management, experience working with refugees, understanding of English language learners, and knowledge of federal, state and local landscape.

Job Responsibilities:

The Executive Director acts as the key management leader of Journey’s End Refugee Services. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.  The Executive Director will report to the Board of Directors and work with the Board to establish the organization’s future direction.

Board Governance:  Works with board in order to fulfill the organization’s mission.

•           Responsible for leading in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.

•           Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.

Financial Performance and Viability:  Works with agency leadership to ensure the financial health of the organization.

•           Responsible for the fiscal integrity of the organization, to include submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.

•           Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.

•           Responsible for fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support organization’s mission.

•           Responsible for overseeing and implementing grants from federal, state and local agencies.

•           Review and approve contracts for services.

Organization Mission and Strategy:  Works with board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach.

•           Responsible for implementation of the organization’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission.

•           Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that the organization can successfully fulfill its Mission into the future.

•           Responsible for the enhancement of the organization’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.

Leadership and Staff Development: Communicates and collaborates with staff at all levels to ensure departmental growth.

•           Work with existing environment/culture of the organization.

•           Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the organization.

•           Create an environment that emphasizes the importance of staff development.

Community Engagement: Collaborates and cultivates relationships in the community.

•           Convene, facilitate and initiate new community collaborative efforts that address the organization’s role as a provider of refugee services.

•           Provide leadership for key community initiatives that focus on long term community impact and promote sustainability in the programs and services we provide.

•           Serve as the primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public/community.

•           Be a resource to the Board and staff in identifying local, regional and national trends that could impact the organization.

Strategic Planning

•           Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the state and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance the organization’s Mission.

•           Oversee the implementation of the strategic plan and the revision of the plan when warranted.

Salary Range:  $60,000 - $70,000, based on experience

ALL RESUMES SHOULD BE SENT VIA EMAIL TO:  Resumes@HumanResourceSource.com.  Please use job code JERSED and your first and last name in the subject line.

 

August 20, 2014

The Valley Community Association is a non-profit, multi-faceted human service agency that provides services and programs to the residents of the Buffalo River Community. Services

include child care, youth programs, senior citizen activities, family support services, and neighborhood beautification projects.

The Valley's "Striving For Excellence" After School Program is seeking part time Tutors for the

2014-2015 school year. The tutor position runs Monday through Friday, 2:30pm-5:15pm, September to June. Some flexible scheduling as far as days is available, however successful

candidates must be available the stated hours of 2:30pm-5:15pm.

The successful candidate should have previous experience working with youth in grades K-8. Tutors not only help students with homework completion but also assist in other programs such  as science, art, physical education, and more. They must be comfortable working with small to medium size groups of children and able to work with various ages, abilities, and interests.

College students are highly encouraged to apply along with certified teachers.

The successful candidate must also undergo a criminal and child abuse background check.

Cover letters AND resumes are part of the application process and BOTH are required in order

to be considered for the position. Salary is commensurate with experience and ranges from $10-$16/hour.

Resumes can be sent to loverdorf@thevalleycenter.com, mailed to Valley Community Association, C/O Lori Overdorf, 93 Leddy Street, Buffalo, New York 14210, or faxed to 716-

823-4254. No phone calls please.

 

August 20, 2014
New York State AmeriCorps

Shelter Partnership Associate

Job Summary: The Shelter Partnership Associate will be working to serve the organization, chapter/territory and regional community in reaching out to the public and private sectors, as well as community leaders; obtaining additional new shelters, updating current shelter facilities, educating community members in preparation for and in response to disasters.

The member will be working independently as well as within groups, and in task force(s).

The member will become a Disaster Instructor in order to educate community members about sheltering with the organization as a partner or as a Red Cross facility. The Shelter

Partnership Associate will assist in any drill or actual disaster response that the Red Cross WNY region participates in on an individual and group scale.

Essential Functions:

• Responsible for attending community meetings, representing the national organization at events, joining conference calls, working with external partners regarding sheltering facilities, presenting at various events about the role of the organization and shelter expectations

• Responsible for training community members in disaster response and offering preparedness courses

• Member will need a flexible work schedule in order to meet with community leaders and members during the day, evening and on weekends- as needed

• Learn National Shelter System (NSS) and update, train, and potentially list active shelters while reviewing shelters from previous agreements

• Must complete and submit all Red Cross and AmeriCorps required reports on a timely manner, including timesheets

• Have the ability to respond to disaster responses as needed

Job Requirements:

• Member must have personal means to a reliable vehicle and a valid license

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word

• Exhibit the ability to present to community members

• Member must be able to work independently as well as with others

Required Academic and Experience Qualifications:

• Associates Degree or equivalent college experience

AmeriCorps members commit to 11 months (1700 hours) of service beginning in October

2014 in Buffalo, NY. Members receive the following:

• Living allowance total of $12,500 ($520.83 biweekly)

• Education award of $5,645 upon successful completion

• Health insurance provided

• Childcare available if eligible

To Apply: Please submit resumes to Amanda.Vallone@redcross.org

No Phone calls please.

 

August 20, 2014

New York State AmeriCorps

Preparedness/Volunteer Recruiter Associate

Job Summary: As a full-time Preparedness/Volunteer Recruiter Associate, the member will be

responsible for assisting in the recruitment and training of volunteer responders in the community as

well as attend events to promote volunteering with the American Red Cross. Associate will also be

responsible for preparedness presentations throughout the community. Preparedness/Volunteer

Associate would assist in any drill or actual disaster response that the American Red Cross

Western New York Region participates in on an individual and group scale.

Essential Functions:

• Responsible for the recruitment and training of volunteers for both emergency preparedness

and emergency services, give preparedness presentations in the community, and help with

the use of Volunteer Connection and SABA- a volunteer database/training site

• Must complete and submit all Red Cross and AmeriCorps required reports in a timely

manner, including timesheets

• Member must attend required trainings, including any AmeriCorps trainings and meetings

• Must have the ability to respond to disaster responses as needed

Job Requirements:

• Member must have personal means to a reliable vehicle and a valid license

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word

• Exhibit the ability to present to community members

• Member must be able to work independently as well as with others

Required Academic and Experience Qualifications:

• Associates Degree or equivalent college experience

AmeriCorps members commit to 11 months (1700 hours) of service beginning in October 2014 in

Buffalo, NY. Members receive the following:

• Living allowance total of $12,500 ($520.83 biweekly)

• Education award of $5,645 upon successful completion

• Health insurance provided

• Childcare available if eligible

To Apply: Please submit resumes to Justin.Pitts@redcross.org

Please, no phone calls.

 

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

BETC Staff Volunteers at Scofield Residency

August 18, 2014

Department of Labor Jobs Announcements

Week of Aug. 18, 2014

Erie County: 

NY1103068. Buffalo. DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS. FT. Benefits. Closing Date: 8/22/2014. Coordinates and directs the admissions function of community college. Supervises admissions counselors, administrative and clerical staff. Coordinates recruitment efforts and training of college staff. Also involved in special projects and assignments involving college recruitment. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university with a Master's Degree and 5 years of progressively responsible experience including oversight of student/academic programs or services in a higher education setting. Preferred qualifications include a Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel Administration, College Student Personnel, (or other related Master's Degree program) and 3-5 years working in a supervisory capacity in college or university admissions setting. NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements. Salary: $63,912/yr.

NY1102689. Erie County. RN HOME HEALTH NURSE. FT. Days. Weekend/holiday requirement; scheduled work hours 8am-4:30pm. Must have current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in NYS and a valid NYS driver's license. Coordinates the total plan of care for the patient in the home care setting assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating. Provides leadership for the Health Care team. Preferred Qualifications: Graduate of accredited School of Registered Nursing. One (1) year medical/surgical experience as a RN.  Verbal ability necessary to communicate with patients and others. Written communication abilities, to be able to prepare accurate, concise and meaningful reports and able to delegate to the LPN and home health aide. Need for flexibility, organizational skills and clear judgment. Applicable Bachelor's/Master's/Doctorate degrees would provide opportunities with higher rates of pay. OPEN RECRUITMENT: Wed., Sept. 17, 11:30am-3:30pm, Williamsville Career Center, 4175 Transit Rd.; 716-851-2759

NY1102509. Lockport. SERVICE TECHNICIAN. FT. M-F. 40+ hrs./wk. 1st shift. Benefits. Performs diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned agricultural and construction equipment. Participates in job related training and development.  Prepares reports and forms required with work assignments. Requires excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems. GED/high school diploma and at least 3 years related experience required.  Wage: $10-$18/hr. Valid driver's license and own transportation required.  Must have own tools.

NY1102624. Buffalo. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIST- INSTALLER (ATM) EQUIPMENT. FT. 40+ hrs./wk. Paid holidays. Veterans encouraged to apply! Company installs, programs and upgrades bank equipment (ATM) machines. Currently, territories cover NY, PA, OH, MD, VA, NC and FL. Experience in the technical field, computer skills software upgrades. Carpentry experience a plus - building of wall openings/drywall applications. Solid troubleshooting and problem solving skills. Data entry skills. Field work requires out-o- town travel with multiple overnights - travel 85%. Must possess and maintain a valid New York State driver's license. Wage: $14-$16/hr. depending on experience.

NY1101421. North Tonawanda. COOK. PT. Days and hours vary. 20.5 hrs./wk. Days & shifts vary. Prepares all food according to the menu in a safe, sanitary manner under the direction of the dining services coordinator/manager.  Responds to community issues or concerns that may occur in the dining room. GED/high school diploma preferred; with at least 2 years' experience.  No public transportation available. Valid driver's license and reliable transportation required.

NY1102486. Lockport. APPRENTICE PRESSMAN. FT. M-F. 8:30am-4:30pm. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits: PTO (vacation/sick leave) and holidays. This position offers great potential for a career - not just a job. Must be dependable and willing to learn.  Must possess basic reading and math skills, the ability to use a calculator and be able to read a ruler. Job consists of converting pressure sensitive paper into printed labels.  Right candidate will have a STRONG desire to join a growing company and learn all about the business.  Machining skills are a plus - and attention to detail is mandatory. Requires GED/high school diploma and valid driver's license. A person trained in this field can go anywhere throughout the United States to obtain a job. Wage: $10/hr.

NY1102543. WNY. PLUMBER APPRENTICES. The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Plumbers & Steamfitters Local Union #22 is conducting a recruitment NOW through August 4, 2015 for plumber apprentices. Applications can be obtained and submitted at Local Union #22, 3651 California Rd., Orchard Park, NY, from 9am-6pm on the first Tuesday of each month, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period. Applications will also be available during normal business hours at the NYS Department of Labor offices in Jamestown, Olean, Albion, and Dunkirk. Applications will only be accepted at Local Union #22 on the first Tuesday of each month, during the hours indicated above. Applicant Requirements: Must be at least 18 years old. Must have a GED/high school diploma. Must attest in writing that he/she is physically able to perform the work of the trade. Must have a valid NYS driver's license in order to operate company vehicles. Must be a resident, of at least one year, within the jurisdiction of Local Union #22. This includes:  All townships in the counties of Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, and Wyoming. In Allegany County, the townships of Allen, Alma, Amity, Angelica, Belfast, Bolivar, Caneadea, Centerville, Clarksville, Cuba, Friendship, Genesee, Granger, Hume, New Hudson, Rushford, Scio, and Wirt.

NY1102517. Buffalo. CUSTOMER CARE SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVE. FT. M-F. 40 hrs./wk. 1st shift. Benefits. Processes customer orders, sales quotes, returns, exchanges and contract pricing through the mainframe system. Coordinates expedites. Process and approve new item requests submitted by sales reps. Attention to detail a must. Microsoft Office and Microsoft Dynamics experience preferred. GED/high school diploma required; 1-3 years’ of customer service a plus. Wage: $14/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:

NY1102605. Lancaster. PRODUCTION JOBS. AB. FT. M-F. 1st shift. Benefits. Openings Available: ASSEMBLER with general assembly skills and experience with the use of hand and power tools. HVAC background, brazing experience and ability to read blueprints a plus. Would consider a trainee. REFRIGERATION REPAIR TECHNICIAN - 1-3 years' experience in troubleshooting, repair and test of small refrigeration units. Must have knowledge of electrical schematics and multi-meter use.  Some local travel required. MATERIAL HANDLING - Receiving, shipping, picking production material and forklift experience required.  Fast paced environment, must be able to lift 50 lbs, prior use of scanners and lean/5S helpful.  Must be able to work flexible schedule when OT required. Would consider a trainee. GED/high school diploma required. Wage: $10-12/hr., negotiable, depending on experience.

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NY1102684. Buffalo. MARKETING ASSISTANT. FT. M-F. 40 hrs./wk. Full Benefits. Job Duties: Maintain internal database; create and distribute industry advertisements; write and distribute press releases; create and distribute weekly marketing meeting minutes; work with marketing staff to meet goals of firm's Social Media Plan; support creation and maintenance of corporate marketing materials. Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Communications or Media Studies; and 1-2 years' experience - would NOT consider a trainee. Strong background in graphics & graphic design (Adobe Creative Suite); knowledge of social media marketing a plus. Knowledge of data management a plus. Salary is negotiable, based upon experience and qualifications. 

 

August 18, 2014
NATIONAL FUEL OPPORTUNITY

FINANCIAL AUDITOR – WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

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

National Fuel is currently seeking a Financial Auditor for an outstanding career opportunity within our corporate Audit Services team.  Primary responsibilities include performing audits in various financial and operational areas of National Fuel.  Financial Auditors are responsible for planning, examining, evaluating and documenting the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and operating procedures.  This includes the monitoring of internal controls over financial reporting as part of National Fuel’s compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.  Financial Auditors are also required to identify and communicate opportunities to strengthen controls, improve processes, ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures, and are often requested to participate as consultants on special project assignments as requested by management.

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.  Prior experience in corporate internal audit or public accounting is desirable.  A working knowledge of accounting/auditing practices, principles and procedures is required.  Candidates must demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work successfully in a deadline driven environment. 

National Fuel offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Any candidate offered a position with National Fuel will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test.    For confidential consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter, and academic transcripts by August 27, 2014 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #14-036NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

Please reference position #14-036NY in the subject line of your email.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

August 12, 2014

Catholic Charities Logo

SR. Financial Analyst

NON EXEMPT

JOB SUMMARY: The primary job function is to perform specific analytical and/or financial functions including financial reporting, vouchering and invoicing as related to Grants and Funders. Additionally, interpret, document and summarize findings from financial analysis, forecasting, and budgeting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

•           Responsible for reviewing Government Contracts, with implementation and understanding of the  reporting requirements

•           Use financial and statistical data to assess and manage risk for existing programs: ensuring contract compliance. This will include extensive account analysis and reconciliations, including resolving any discrepancies.

•           Responsible for researching, analyzing, and documenting new programs in order to ensure program compliance on all levels.

•           Prepare monthly and quarterly funding reports, vouchers and invoices for funders.

•           Prepare and input actual, standard, recurring, re-classification, and other journal entries.

•           Track budgets by program and ensure their timely receipt.

•           Enter year-end budget figures by program.

•           Responsible for routine communication relating to program issues and deliverables.

•           Prepare quarterly/annual regulatory filings including CBR ,CFBR, CFR.

•           Effectively interact with Government Agencies, including Office of Mental Health. (OMH)

•           Assist Controller and Assistant Controller with year-end audit, including preparation of audit work papers.

•           Complete special projects as assigned by the Controller and Assistant Controller and contribute to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed.

•           Ensure all Company financial data is kept confidential.

•           Project a positive, professional Company image.

•           Other duties as assigned by Controller.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Must have reliable transportation.

EDUCATION: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience.

EXPERIENCE:

•           A minimum of 10 years of diverse experience in the accounting field, with a heavy emphasis in auditing and financial analysis.

•           Experience with month-end and year-end financial close procedures.

•           Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

•           Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills while coordinating many projects at the same time.

•           Detail oriented and highly analytical a must.

•           Self-motivated and team-oriented with individual initiative.

•           Team friendly approach and an upbeat demeanor.

•           Must have the ability to handle stressful, time limited situations in a composed and professional manner.

•           Can prioritize and stay on task.

•           Accurate and self-checking.

•           Ability to problem solve.

•           Other duties as assigned.

•           Maintain appropriate interpersonal relationships with co-workers, peers, and clients.

•           Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.

•           Must have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

•           Experience with Sage MIP accounting software is highly preferred.

•           Non-profit experience preferred but not required.

Resumes sent to : HR Department, Catholic Charities, 741 Delaware, Bflo 14209

 

August 12, 2014

Position: Executive Director, Urban Christian Ministries

URBAN CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES is a non-profit, non-denominational Christian home missionary organization founded in 1970, committed to serving youth and their families in the inner city of Buffalo. This position requires a minimum of 3 years of proven administrative and leadership experience, and a demonstrated solid Christian foundation, character and lifestyle. The applicant must have excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills. Experience working with diverse cultures and communities is required.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and internet applications are a must. Financial development and not-for profit experience a plus. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required. Must possess a valid NYS driver’s license, have reliable transportation and submit to a criminal background check.

Please submit cover letter, CV/resume, references and letters of recommendation by September 5, 2104 to:

UCM Search Committee

P.O. Box 1289


Amherst, NY 14226

 

August 12, 2014

SALVATION ARMY OPPORTUNITY!
Donor Relations Associate

General Summary:

The Donor Relations Associate (DRA) is responsible to implement administrative and donor-related activities and the annual campaign.   The DRA identifies, cultivates, solicits, stewards and upgrades mid-level donors to major giving levels.  The DRA is the staff lead for organizing 3- 4 donor recognition/educational events per year. The DRA acts as a spokesperson for the organization as needed to bring in funding.  The DRA consults with the Director of Development to strategize annual campaign fundraising efforts. Full time w/ generous benefits package.

Qualifications:               

•           Bachelor’s degree, with 3-5 years related experience

•           Knowledge of fund development

•           Strong organizational, stewardship, administration, telephone and interpersonal skills, detail and “big picture” oriented

•           Excellent written and oral communications skills - in preparing written reports and making oral presentations

•           Proficiency in word processing and desktop publishing

•           Experience with spreadsheets, donor tracking and/or database software 

Cover Letter and Resume to: 

Laurie Elliott Krajna                                                           

Director of  Development

The Salvation Army

960 Main St.

Buffalo, NY  14202-1197  

  or email to:                                                       laurie.krajna@use.salvationarmy

 

August 12, 2014

We have an excellent opportunity for a Long Term Care Director with one of the largest healthcare providers in Western New York.  Serving the area’s eight counties with state of the art technology and comprehensive healthcare services, this organization is committed to providing the best possible outcomes and experience for patients and visitors.  This position will be accountable for the complete day to day operations of the designated Long Term Care site, including medical affairs, nursing and resident care, and ancillary and support services.  The incumbent is required to coordinate the delivery of quality outcome based care in a cost effective manner, maximizing revenue generation, while ensuring a safe and rewarding work environment, insuring resident, physician and staff satisfaction, and adhering to all regulatory requirements

 The ideal candidate must be a seasoned leader and self-starter, as well as possess solid management experience building and leading effective teams.  Other required competencies include: strategic thinking, empathy, collaboration, quality orientation, and strong communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will be a team player and demonstrate a passion for the organization’s mission, vision and values.

 A Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration or Business and a minimum of 5 years of leadership experience in a Long Term Care facility are required.  Also required is a New York State nursing home administrator’s license and in depth knowledge of health system finances. A Master’s Degree is strongly preferred.  Qualified candidates should email their resume, cover letter and salary requirements to MaryEllen Carlo at mecarlo@cpibn.com.

 

August 12, 2014

CATHOLIC HEALTH

MEET THE EMPLOYER SESSION

Date:      Tuesday – August 26th, 2014

Time:     10:00 AM

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

A representative from Catholic Health will be here to recruit for both full and part time positions at their various health care facilities.

Available Positions Include:

Certified Nursing Assistants

Home Health Aides / Dietary Aides

Environmental services

Hospitality Associate

Remember To:

Dress for Success

Bring an Updated Resume

Be on Time

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

 

ADVANCEMENT DIRECTOR

The NativityMiguel Middle School (nativitymiguelbuffalo.org) is a faith-based middle school

transforming the lives of underserved students in a secure and nurturing environment on single

gender campuses. In partnership with our families, we deliver a uniquely effective education

that includes an extended school day and school year, dedicated and caring teachers, personal

mentoring and continuing support through high school graduation.

Unlike most non-public schools, NativityMiguel does not rely on tuition income to fund operating

expenses, but relies instead on the success of the school’s advancement efforts and the generosity of the

community. The Advancement Director supports, reports to and is accountable to the school’s President

in meeting the school’s fundraising goals.

Job Responsibilities

Research, identify, generate and track proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and

restricted projects and submit timely and accurate reports for all grant funded projects.

Maintain accurate and complete fundraising, communications and volunteer data bases including

data entry, documentation of donor contacts, preparation of mailing lists, fundraising reports,

foundation identification and tracking, gift processing and gift acknowledgement.

Manage the gift processing and gift acknowledgment process.

Coordinate direct mail solicitations and campaigns.

Coordinate annual fundraising dinner and auction: support school and volunteer leadership in all

aspects of the event to ensure the event runs smoothly and is financially successful including

logistics, volunteer engagement, budgeting, venue negotiations and on-site management.

Develop and implement a communications plan to connect with current donors and to grow

awareness of the school including logistical support of the school’s recruitment plan, regular enewsletters

and press releases and internet presence.

Assist President and Trustees in implementation of strategies to meet the goals of the school’s

development plan.

Carry out other duties as assigned by the President in order to meet the goals of the school’s

strategic and fundraising plans.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree (or higher)

Experience

Prior experience in fundraising roles including grant writing, the gift acknowledgement

process, data base management and events

Proven ability to research and write clear, structured, articulate and persuasive grant

proposals

Strong working knowledge of donor data base management software such as eTapestry

Demonstrated written, oral, electronic and presentation abilities

Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with

management, donors, volunteers, students and staff

Demonstrated organizational and project management skills including ability to

prioritize, focus, manage multiple tasks and anticipate and meet deadlines

Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Web-based communication experience a plus

Publications experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge and familiarity with writing and research techniques for foundation grant

proposals

Strong word processing, spreadsheet and database skills

Excellent care and attention to detail

Absolute commitment to accuracy, timeliness and confidentiality

Demonstrated initiative, resourcefulness and problem solving capabilities

Flexible and able to manage priorities and respond to multiple demands

A willing learner with a strong work ethic, able to work both independently and as part of

a team

Comfortable with the school’s faith based mission to break the cycle of poverty through

education

Compliance with the Safe Environment Program of the Diocese of Buffalo

Professional demeanor in dress and appearance

A valid driver’s license and a reliable automobile

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter of interest in the position, resume and references by mail to:

Nancy M. Langer, President

NativityMiguel Middle School

21 Davidson Avenue

Buffalo, New York 14215

Resumes without a cover letter or sent via fax or email will not be considered. Qualified candidates will be invited to meet with the interview committee. No phone calls, please.

 

August 5, 2014
AXA Advisors, LLC        

FINANCIAL ADVISORS

Recruit and maintain client base. Interview clients to determine current income, insurance coverage, tax status, financial objectives, risk tolerance or other information needed to develop a financial plan. Answer client’s questions about purpose & details of financial planning. Analyze information & recommend strategies to help them achieve financial goals. Implement planning recommendations to refer to other advisors who can assist in the implementation process.  Manage client portfolio & contact periodically to determine any changes in the plan. Interpret for clients information such as investment performance reports, financial document summaries.

Effective communication & presentation skills. Achievement-driven goals . High integrity & professionalism.  Team oriented focus with a motivation to learn

Post expires 10/4/2014

Resumes to:

Cody.williams@axa-advisors.com

 


August 5, 2014 

Family Help Center Job Opportunities!

PREVENTIVE TEAM LEADER

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.

 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

CARE COORDINATOR

Full-time position to provide case management services in a Wrap Around program. Successful candidate must have excellent engagement skills to work with families on identifying their strengths and needs. Responsible for identifying and promoting family usage of natural and system supports, as well as linking to formal systems (i.e., mental health counseling or substance abuse treatment). Must work well as part of a team and be willing to work non-traditional hours. Excellent organizational skills needed. Car and clean license required. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in human service field, plus two years experience or an unusual combination of education and experience. Reports to Unit Supervisor

The Care Coordinator provides case management services in a Wrap Around program. Responsible for identifying and promoting family usage of natural and system supports, as well as linking to formal systems.

IMAJOR RESPONSIBILTIES / ACTIVITIES:

 Meets with family within 24 hours of referral, unless otherwise requested by referral source.

 Provides in-home assessment of family strengths and needs.

 Develops a service plan with family members, Child Protective Services/Children’s Services and other supports identified by the family through formal, structured Child and Family Team (CFT) meetings.

 Becomes certified in using the CAFAS evaluation tool.

 Provides in-home crisis intervention and individual/family counseling.

 Provides concrete services; teaches families a wide range of skills using a cognitive-behavioral model.

 Provides advocacy/linkage to other agencies, and assists clients with accessing basic needs/services.

 Provides transportation as necessary to facilitate service plan.

 Carries a caseload of five to six families (additional family/families in an emergency) at a time for 4 to 8 weeks per family.

 Plans the use of and distributes Wraparound funds to meet family needs.

 On call to families 24 hours, 7 days a week during intervention. Works a weekly schedule which includes evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.

 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.

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

 Responsible for maintaining professional and positive relationships with outside sources.

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

 Works cooperatively with Family Help Center parents, volunteers and staff to ensure the effective integration of services delivered to families, within and between program components.

 Maintains client and Agency confidentiality.

 Provides coverage and on-call support to Family Help Center’s 24-hour Family Helpline.

 Assists with coverage of Agency’s crisis support services, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

 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;

 Able to work effectively with children/youth with behavioral, emotional and/or mental health challenges and their families;

 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.

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

 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

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

 Responsible for maintaining professional and positive relationships with outside sources.

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

 Works cooperatively with Family Help Center parents, volunteers and staff to ensure the effective integration of services delivered to families, within and between program components.

 Maintains client and Agency confidentiality.

 Provides coverage and on-call support to Family Help Center’s 24-hour Family Helpline.

 Assists with coverage of Agency’s crisis support services, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

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

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education, Training and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work/Human Services with a minimum of two years direct service experience in working with high-risk, multi-problem families required; or an unusual combination of experience and education.

ESSENTIAL MENTAL & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: General intelligence; motor coordination skills; coordination of eyes, hands, and feet; verbal speaking ability; flexibility, agility and strategic insight; clear mental thought processes; ability to multi-task under pressure/meet deadlines; team player/coordinates with others; independent judgment; produce a quality work product within tight time constraints, 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, CONNECTIONS), cell phone.

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Enclosed office environment, multi-level buildings, community sites, home-based, travel required, abide by a tobacco-free policy.

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

This is a full-time (40 hours per week) salaried position, and is exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Act.

Annual Salary: $31,830

Submit letter of interest and resume by close of business Friday, 8/29/14 to:

Family Help Center

Attention: Care Coordinator

60 Dingens Street

Buffalo, NY 14206


 

August 1, 2014

Advanced Technology Recycling      

WAREHOUSE WORKER 1

Duties include manually palletizing of electronic computer equipment, inventory, De-manufacture of electronic equipment, organizing and cleaning of warehouse. General labor tasks and duties.   Able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs.  Able to work in a team environment. Able to work on a deadline.  Able to learn new skills and become proficient in tasks.

Post expires 9/30/2014

Resumes to:

d.comens@atrecycle.com

 

August 1, 2014

UNLISTED EMPLOYER

Shop Technician

Operate machines, lathes, mills, grinders, metal maching, making parts. MIG and TIG welding and shop maintenance.

Welding, Good customer service skills, Work with tools    

Post Expires 9/30/2014

Resumes to:

pdepronio@wdcinc.org

 

July 31, 2014

Marketing Technologies of W.N.Y.

WEB-TO-PRINT MANAGER

Set-up and manage company’s Web-to-Print Portal (Web2Print) that allows users (businesses & organizations) to harness the power of the Internet to streamline the ordering process for static, versioned & variable printed materials & documents, ad specialties & inventoried items. The Web2Print manager will set-up customer accounts & graphics, work on internal job flow from web ordering through shipping including proofing, inventory, production and billing. The manager will also manage the customer database/graphics library and be responsible for customer training on use of the site. Must be computer literate & fluent in Microsoft Office Software.

Website content management skills. Print production fundamentals. Graphic Design fundamentals    

Post expires 9/30/2014

Resumes to:

nweiler@wdcinc.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.

 

 

 

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

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

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

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,

 

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

 

 

    

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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