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WHATS GOING ON IN MAY at the BETC
Meet the Employer Sessions and Workshops
Place: BETC - 77 Goodell Street, Buffalo, New York 14203


 

 Wednesday, May 04th – Manpower – (11:00-12:00)

Thursday, May 05th – Labor Ready – (9:00-12:00)

Wednesday, May 11th – Manpower – (11:00-12:00)

Monday, May 16th – Labor Ready – (9:00-12:00)

Wednesday, May 18th – Mini Career Fair – (11:00-1:00)

Monday, May 30th – Labor Ready – (9:00-12:00)

Tuesday, May 24th – US Army National Guard – (10:00-1:00)

 

Monday, May 2nd – Job Search Interview Tips Workshop – Day 1 –

(9:30-11:30)
& Tuesday, May 3rd – Job Search Interview Tips Workshop – Day 2 –

(9:30-11:30)
(Attend and get connected to a Job Placement Counselor)

MUST BE ON TIME

Wednesday, May 4th – Career Planning Workshop – Day 1 –

(1:30-3:30)
& Thursday, May 5th – Career Planning Workshop – Day 2 –

(1:30-3:30)
(MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED – ALREADY SIGNED UP)

Wednesday, May 11th – LinkedIn Workshop (Basic Level) – (1:00-3:30)

Monday, May 16th – Job Search Interview Tips Workshop – Day 1 – (9:30-11:30)
& Tuesday, May 17th – Job Search Interview Tips Workshop – Day 2 – (9:30-11:30)
(Attend and get connected to a Job Placement Counselor)

MUST BE ON TIME

Every Tuesday – Networking Workshop - (1:00 -2:00)
Every Wednesday – Young Adults Job Club - (10:00 -11:30)

Remember To:
Dress for Success / Bring an Updated Resume / Be on Time

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


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May 23 , 2016

 

METER READER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
National Fuel is looking for qualified and dedicated people to help us further improve the efficiency and quality of our services while providing our customers with outstanding service. We currently have Meter Reader positions available. Candidates must be available to work in the Buffalo Metropolitan Area as well as other locations within our Western New York service territory.
Meter Readers will be required to:

• Accurately and efficiently read residential and commercial gas meters

• Manually input meter readings in a handheld computer device
• Work outdoors extensively in all types of weather and walk for long distances
• Handle customer inquiries and perform collection work
• Identify and report meter irregularities and report safety hazards
• Work in a variety of environments such as dark basements, roof tops or industrial facilities.

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

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


If you are ready to begin a rewarding career with a premier energy company, email or mail your resume and cover letter, making sure to reference job title, Meter Reader position #16-009NY in your correspondence to the email or address listed below for confidential consideration. Resumes must be received by our office by June 2, 2016.

NATIONAL FUEL
HUMAN RESOURCES
METER READER
POSITION #16-009NY
P.O. BOX 2081
Erie, PA 16512
or Email resume and cover letter to: jobs@natfuel.com
Please be sure to reference Position #16-009NY in the subject line of your email.

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

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED,
PROTECTED VETERANS
 

May 20 , 2016

 


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Founded in 1977, BHR is a leading advocate for quality affordable housing. We administer rental assistance programs and offer a variety of housing-related programs and services promoting home ownership, educating renters and landlords, improving existing housing stock, and developing and managing affordable housing.

ELIGIBILITY SPECIALIST: Service-oriented individual with strong verbal, math, writing, organizational and interpersonal skills needed to disseminate affordable housing information, maintain Section 8 waiting list, and determine eligibility for rental assistance programs. Starts at $22,599; Bilingual a plus. Requirements: Associate’s degree OR a two year combination of education and experience.
HOUSING INSPECTOR: Seeking professional individual with strong communication and customer service skills to evaluate rental housing according to federal standards and advise owners on correcting deficiencies. Prefer an individual with basic construction or property inspection exp. Must have clean and valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and
adequate auto insurance. Majority of time is spent on the road throughout Erie County. Mileage reimbursement and excellent benefits. Requirements: Bachelor's degree, OR associate's degree in a related field with two years of experience, OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
Submit resume and cover letter for either position online
at: www.belmonthousingwny.org/employment

Deadline to Apply is June 1, 2016

Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran
 

May 19, 2016

 

ENGINEER – WEST SENECA, NY

National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation, the Pipeline and Storage segment of National Fuel Gas Company, is currently seeking an Engineer for an outstanding career opportunity at our West Seneca, New York location. As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and rewarded.


National Fuel is looking for a skilled and highly motivated Engineer to serve as an integral member of the Measurement, Regulation and Corrosion Control team. As part of the National Fuel team, the successful candidate would enjoy a career in a strong and growing company. The Engineer’s primary responsibilities will include the following:

• Design, specification and acquisition of corrosion control equipment
• Troubleshooting and maintenance support for existing cathodic protection systems
• Coordination and review of federal and state audits/inspections
• Development of corrosion control standards
• Training and support of field personnel
• Support for the measurement and pressure control programs


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

If you are interested in starting an exciting and rewarding career with a strong and growing company, please email or mail your resume, cover letter and transcripts making sure to reference #16-016NY in your correspondence to the address listed below. Resumes must be received in our office by May 30, 2016.

National Fuel
Human Resources
Position #16-016NY
P.O. Box 2081
Erie, PA 16512
jobs@natfuel.com


Please reference position #16-016NY in the subject line of your email.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

May 19, 2016

 

TELECOMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR – 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 looking for an exceptional candidate with demonstrated technical ability to provide support for the Company’s voice and data telecommunications systems. The Telecommunications Coordinator will be responsible for developing, improving, maintaining and implementing telecommunication systems and networks and providing 24x7 on-call support. The Telecommunications Coordinator will work with internal customers to provide needs assessments, alternatives, system requirements and reliability, implementation costs and schedules and internal/external resource requirements.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree. A degree or a concentration in Telecommunications or Information Technology is preferred. Candidates should possess knowledge of various telecommunications systems such as VOIP, Key systems, voicemail, communications circuitry, cell phones, pagers and LAN/WAN. Familiarity with Telecommunications billing systems is a plus. The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional problem solving, analytical and interpersonal communication skills.

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 May 26, 2016 to:

National Fuel
Human Resources
Position # 16-015NY
6363 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
jobs@natfuel.com

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS
 

May 16, 2016

FedEx Ground is now hiring Package
Handlers for multiple shifts.


Location: FedEx ground
3779 Lake Shore Rd.
Blasdell, NY 14219
716-891-0130

$ 10.20 to start

Compensation
• Three pay increases within the first six months of employment
• Tuition reimbursement program
• Career advancement opportunities
• Weekly paycheck/direct deposit

Qualifications
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must be able to load, unload and sort packages, as well as perform other related duties

Full – time and flexible schedules available in some locations

All interested candidates must attend a sort observation at our facility prior to applying for the position


For more information or to register for a sort observation,
Please visit: www.WatchASort.com


FedEx ground is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer
(minorities/females/disability/veterans) committed to a diverse workforce

 

May 16, 2016

 

 

Home Care Nursing Job Opening –
RN or LPN – Weekend Overnights


CareGivers is a licensed home health agency with 12 branches in Upstate New York and Western Pennsylvania. Our staff work in private homes, nursing facilities, and other health care settings. We are always looking for positive and skilled professionals to join our growing team.

If you have a passion for helping others and want to make a difference, please consider joining us!

Job Opening: Home Care Nursing Job – RN or LPN
Branch: Tonawanda, NY (Buffalo)
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Fridays & Saturdays Overnights – 10 pm to 6 am – in Getzville, NY

Rate: Premium starting rate of $20/hour

JOB OVERVIEW:
This position is responsible for providing client health care services primarily on a part-time, intermittent basis. Services are provided under the direction of a registered nurse supervisor, and include preventive, supportive and rehabilitative activities in accordance with the Plan of Care and the Plan of Treatment.
This particular opening is specific to one private duty client, located in the heart of Getzville NY. Primary duties include medication regimen and extensive positioning. Adult client is
self-directing, alert, and oriented.

Premium rates! Great opportunity for the right candidate!

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be a LPN or RN currently licensed to practice in New York State, with at least six months experience as a LPN or RN and/or competent in knowledge and skills based on successful completion of the pre-employment nursing test and demonstration of skills.
• Must be competent in all skills required on assignment following case orientation and on the job training.
• Current certification in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is required.
• Must be able to provide a reliable means of transportation and may be required to
possess a valid drivers license.
• This position requires the completion of health examination and required
tests/immunizations and the completion of annual health assessment thereafter to certify that the incumbent is free of communicable disease and physically capable of performing assigned duty.

EOE/AA Disability/VET
 

Inquire Online: www.caregivershomecare.com
Tel: (716) 838-6060
Fax: (716) 838-1212

CareGivers Home Care • 2465 Sheridan Drive • Tonawanda, NY 14150 •

 

May 13, 2016

 

 

METER READER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
National Fuel is looking for qualified and dedicated people to help us further improve the efficiency and quality of our services while providing our customers with outstanding service. We currently have Meter Reader positions available. Candidates must be available to work in the Buffalo Metropolitan Area as well as other locations within our Western New York service territory.
Meter Readers will be required to:

• Accurately and efficiently read residential and commercial gas meters

• Manually input meter readings in a handheld computer device
• Work outdoors extensively in all types of weather and walk for long distances
• Handle customer inquiries and perform collection work
• Identify and report meter irregularities and report safety hazards

• Work in a variety of environments such as dark basements, roof tops or industrial facilities.

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

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


If you are ready to begin a rewarding career with a premier energy company, email or mail your resume and cover letter, making sure to reference job title, Meter Reader position #16-009NY in your correspondence to the email or address listed below for confidential consideration. Resumes must be received by our office by May 18, 2016.
NATIONAL FUEL
HUMAN RESOURCES
METER READER
POSITION #16-009NY
P.O. BOX 2081
Erie, PA 16512

or Email resume and cover letter to: jobs@natfuel.com
Please be sure to reference Position #16-009NY in the subject line of your email.

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

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

May 11, 2016

 

Requisition Number :16-0614
Post Date 5/6/2016
Title: Medicare CSA I
Job Type: Part Time
City Buffalo
State NY

We are conducting an Open Interview Event!
Date: May 19, 2016
Location: 205 Park Club Lane, Williamsville, NY 14221
After applying, please contact Lisa Sexton at 315-798-4296 to make a reservation! Spaces are limited.

11 Medicare and 5 behavioral positions available!!

Apply online: https://www.univerahealthcare.com/wps/portal/uv/careers/

Also many other positions available, visit above website
& click on career opportunities tab

 

May 11, 2016

 

 

Job Posting: Parent and Employer Services Specialist
Child Care Resource Network is a not-for-profit agency that brings together families, child care
providers, employers and the community to develop and support accessible and affordable
high-quality child care for families and children in Buffalo and Erie County. We are looking for a
Parent and Employer Services Specialist. Under the direction of the Director of Community
Outreach and Assessment, the Parent and Employer Services Specialist is responsible for
providing high-quality customer service, referrals, and resource information as it relates to child
care to families, employers and community organizations.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Act in accordance with the agency’s mission, vision and values
2. Assist in the creation, implementation, and evaluation of an annual Parent and Employer
Services work plan
3. Counsel referral clients who are seeking child care; complete intakes and provide referrals
via telephone or in-person while utilizing the NACCRRAware data management system
4. Monitor the Online Referral Module and provide appropriate follow-up support to internet
clients as requested or indicated online
5. Provide referral clients with appropriate consumer education materials, information,
resources, and follow up as needed
6. Complete referrals for individuals seeking child care in a professional, friendly, and highquality
manner while adhering to the policies and procedures related to these tasks
7. Provide outreach presentations to community partners, businesses, agencies, etc., to
promote services of R&R while seeking to establish and strengthen partnerships and
collaborations
8. Provide information and technical assistance on work-life issues to employers
9. Complete regularly scheduled provider updates, vacancy checks, supply and demand
reports, and satisfaction surveys in NACCRRAware data management system; disseminate
data reports upon request to internal and external stakeholders
10. Assist in the development and promotion of parent education and engagement opportunities
for families
11. Research and collect community resources that support families and employers
12. Ensure compliance with contract and funding requirements; participate in the development,
accomplishment and evaluation of program goals, objectives and outcomes
13. Participate in special events and on-site visits to market and provide child care referral
services

14. Serve as a member of the Child Care Resource Network team and attend meetings and
training as required.
15. Carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description, in
accordance with the agency’s team philosophy.
Qualifications and Competencies:
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, related
field or six years relevant experience
2. Minimum three years referral or customer service experience
3. Working knowledge of CCAOA Quality Assurance standards for Parent
Services a plus
4. Excellent Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office programs such
as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
5. Previous database and data entry experience preferred.
6. Working knowledge of NACCRRAware data management system a plus
7. Detail-oriented, highly-organized, and excellent time management skills
8. Excellent human relation skills as well as the ability to communicate, orally and in writing,

with a wide range of people including the current predominant linguistic, racial and ethnic
populations of Erie County
9. Multilingual in English and Spanish or other languages that would support servicing our
customers a plus
10. Willingness to travel within Erie County
11. Available to work occasional evenings and weekends
12. Valid NYS Driver License and vehicle with current registration and insurance.
Physical Demands:
1. Can regularly do repetitive tasks.
2. Able to lift 25 lbs.
To apply submit resume and salary requirements to Renee Gietz,

Director of Quality Assurance and Support Services, Child Care Resource Network,

1000 Hertel Ave., Buffalo, NY 14216 or
rgietz@wnychildren.org. Preference will be given to resumes received by May 22, 2016.

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination
because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, status as a
Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, disability, victims of domestic violence,
genetic predisposition or any other legally protected category.
 

May 9, 2016

 

 

M&T Bank is hiring
Senior Telephone Customer Service Representatives
M&T Bank - Williamsville, NY
$13 an hour

Apply Here : www.mtb.com
The Summary:
Position: Inbound Call Center - Senior Telephone Customer Service Representative (Mortgage Servicing)
Location: Williamsville, NY
Hours: Full-time Monday - Friday 11:30am - 8:00pm. Training is full-time Monday - Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm.
The Opportunity:
Our Senior Telephone Service Representatives will serve as engaged team members in the Telephone Banking Center to enhance our customers’ experience. Senior Telephone Service Representatives exceed customer expectations by taking ownership of each inbound inquiry by understanding what is important to each customer. We offer an opportunity to achieve measurable goals and incentives in a rewarding, team based environment while servicing mortgage accounts.
The Primary Responsibilities:
• Respond to mortgage telephone inquiries
• Demonstrate knowledge in escrow analysis, PMI insurance, payoff, special products, hazard and flood insurance, refinancing, legal issues and loan documentation
• Successfully complete and implement all learning from all training programs, which includes achieving a passing score on all quizzes and tests related to training, monitoring of information retention
• Ensure that management receives timely and complete reports of any systems or product problems that impact the ability to provide accurate and timely information to customers
• Represent the department in a professional manner and be able to interface with all levels of management
• Correctly and legibly complete all forms, E-mails and paper, required to complete customer inquiries
Minimum Qualifications Required:
• High School diploma or GED
• Minimum of two years as a telephone service representative; or comparable work experience
• Excellent communication skills with concentration on telephone techniques
• Detail Oriented
• Ability to multitask
• Ability to achieve phone metrics for the department
• Cross-selling skills
Ideal Qualifications Preferred:
• Bachelor's degree
• Thorough knowledge of the bank’s computer systems and frequently used forms
• Self-motivated
• Previous call center experience
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and to follow through on details to completion
• Demonstrated organizational, time management and prioritization skills
M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Member FDIC.
Customer Service Professionals, Jump Start Your Career and Grow with M&T Today
Submit Your Profile Now
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $13.00 /hour
Required experience:
• Customer Service: 1 year

 

May 9 , 2016

 

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Founded in 1977, BHR is a leading advocate for quality affordable housing. We administer rental assistance programs and offer a variety of housing-related programs and services promoting home ownership, educating renters and landlords, improving existing housing stock, and developing and managing affordable housing.


HOUSING SPECIALIST – Service-oriented individual with strong math, verbal, writing, organizational and time management skills needed to administer rental assistance programs for low-income families at our Buffalo office. This individual will assist clients with housing searches and conduct income determinations for the program participants to determine continued eligibility. Must maintain accurate computer records and files. Bilingual a plus.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree OR a four year combination of education and experience.

Submit resume and cover letter online at: www.belmonthousingwny.org/employment


Deadline to Apply is May 18, 2016
Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran

 

May 9, 2016



Open positions:
Shop worker- Worker must have mechanical aptitude and wood working experience .Must be trainable and willing to learn a trade. Background check and motor vehicle license required. Pay $10.00 hour

Kitchen and Bath Remodeling...$17.00-$20.00 Hour

Apprentice laborers for pipe fitting and installation- Must have mechanical aptitude and know to use tools. This is a career opportunity for right candidates....$10.00 hour

Lawn Sprinkler Tech-Worker- must have mechanical aptitude and wood working experience .Must be trainable and willing to learn a trade. Background check and motor vehicle license required. Pay $13.00 hour
Send resume via email : rlensminger@laborready.com

 

 

May 6, 2016

 

 

Seeking : Interpreters

20 openings for Per Diem ($140 -$250 per day) interpreters:

Central & Eastern Europe: ALBANIAN,BOSNIAN/CROATIAN/SERBIAN (BCS), BULGARIAN, FRENCH, RUSSIAN, AND UKRANIAN

African & Middle East: AKAN, AMHARIC, ARABIC, BAMBARA, FANTI, FARSI,
FULANI, HEBREW, KURDISH, MANDINKA, PASHTO, SARA KABA, SOMALI, SONINKE, TIGRINGNA, TURKISH,
URDU AND YORUBA


Asia & the Pacific Rim: BURMESE, CANTONESE, DARI, FILIPINO, FUZHOU,GUJARATI, HINDI, INDONESIAN, JAPANESE, KAREN, KHMER, KOREAN, LAOTIAN, MANDARIN,MALAYALAM, NEPALI, PUNJABI (EASTERN), TAGALOG, TAMIL, THAI, TIBETAN, URDU, VIETNAMESE AND WUZHOU

American Sign Language

apply to:
https://www.nycourts.gov/careers/statewide/index.shtml


 

May 5, 2016

 

 

WKBW-TV
JOB OPENINGS
WKBW-TV, owned by The E.W. Scripps Company and the ABC affiliate station in Buffalo, NY, is accepting applications for the following positions.

Log on to www.scripps.com/careers to apply for all positions. EOE
 

MEDIA SYSTEMS TECH
WKBW has an immediate opening for a Media Systems Tech. Some duties include aligning satellite and ENG receiver and receive systems, down-linking satellite feeds with proper audio and video levels, dubbing commercials and programs into video servers with proper technical parameters, and performing mid-level troubleshooting, diagnosis, and repair/fixes for both hardware and software.

Must have an Associates, Bachelors, or equivalent experience to be considered. IT Certifications are strongly encouraged. At least 2-3 years of experience in the field of Broadcast Television or IT Helpdesk.

DIRECTOR – PART-TIME

WKBW, the ABC affiliate in Buffalo, NY has an immediate opening for a part-time Newscast Director who is experienced with Ross Overdrive or similar automated systems. The successful candidate will be able to direct and punch fast-paced newscasts and live talk shows. Other duties include directing production sessions and live programming as required, as well editing video for broadcasts and placement of web content. A four-year college degree in communications or related field and at least one year of directing or related experience of live television and news programs preferred. 16 hours per week. Positive, collaborative work ethic is a must.

MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST
The Multi Media Journalist is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms. The successful candidate must have experience with all facets of newsgathering and storytelling, as well as experience with live, on-the-air reporting. We're looking for an aggressive reporter who will enterprise ideas and break
stories. Solid writing, shooting and editing skills are a must. Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field is required along with a minimum of two years’ experience.

PHOTOJOURNALIST
WKBW-TV is seeking a creative Photojournalist to join our team. As a Photojournalist at WKBW, you will be responsible for shooting and editing stories, including general news, features, and sports stories, for use in television newscasts. Various duties would include capturing and editing visual content for multiple platforms and running live microwave trucks and backpack units. The preferred candidate should be an NPPA-style photographer, have a minimum of two years photojournalist experience, and have a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field.
 

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
WKBW-TV is seeking a high-energy, multi-tasking Account Executive to join our Sales team. The successful candidate will be a broadcast-experienced, aggressive, break-out salesperson to manage an important list of accounts and develop new and online business for the station.

The Account Executive works under the direction of the Local Sales Manager to maintain and grow existing business/relationships with our key accounts. Identify and pursue ways to increase individual, client and company sales growth and retention in our full product portfolio. Professional with superior people skills, great attitude and work ethic. Is excited about the opportunity for developing relationships and acting as a strategic business partner for our customers. Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline and sales experience generating leads, cold-calling, closing business and managing clients or comparable combination of education.
 

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners, with 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. It also owns 34 radio stations in eight markets. Scripps also runs an expanding collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses, including podcast industry leader Midroll Media and over-the-top video news service Newsy. Scripps also produces television shows including "THE LIST" and "The Now," runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation's largest, most successful and longest-running educational program, the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."
WKBW-TV 7 Broadcast Plaza Buffalo, NY 14202 716-845-6100


 

April 28, 2016

 

Is looking for a General Sales Manager to lead its broadcast and Digital sales operations. This position is responsible for the performance of WIVB/WNLO (CBS/CW) and includes all digital sales components.

We are seeking a “game changer” and proven leader who can communicate a vision while developing a management and sales team to generate extraordinary growth. The GSM should be proficient in inventory analysis, control and pricing; revenue forecasting, and budgeting; account strategy; product training; and energetic, candid and focused team development.


Experience:
Qualified candidates must have excellent organizational, presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills with a high sense of urgency and ability to deliver results. This self –starter will generate revenue share growth through positive leadership and cohesive team-building. Candidates proficient in Nielsen, Wide Orbit and MS Office is a plus.

Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree, with a minimum of 5-10 years of recent television sales management experience including Local, national, and digital sales.


Vacancy type: Full time
Date posted: 4/26/2016
Closing date: 5/26/2016
City: Buffalo, NY 14207

Additional Information: WIVB/WNLO is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer offering competitive salaries with a standard benefit package that includes medical, vision and dental plans.

Apply online at:http://www.linmedia.com/contact-us/careers/

 

 

April 27, 2016

 

 

In conjunction with…

Live Nation Entertainment

Have many seasonal positions available
You must fill out online application at:
www.livenation.com/careers


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5/2016

 

Betty Lee Placement Specialist, BETC
Congratulates Deborah Borja
Hired by Roswell Park as Clinical Assistant
5/2016

 

Shaniquea Sarden is congratulated by Joyce Faines,
Placement Specialist, BETC
Companion Care of Rochester Personal Care Aide
5/2016

 

Sharon Durham is congratulated by Joyce Faines,
Placement Specialist, BETC
GEICO Customer Service Rep
5/2016

 

Joyce Faines congratulates Jackie Betts
M & T Bank Telephone Service Representative
5/2016
 

Demone Smith Executive Director

& Betty Lee congratulate Dane R. Smith

hired for Kenmore Mercy Hospital

Environment Services
4/ 2016
 

Demone Smith and Joyce Faines
Congratulate Michael Harris hired at
Brothers of Mercy as
Certified Nurse Assistant
4/2016

 

Carmen Melendez congratulates
Crystallynne Lewis Bryant
hired Weinberg Campus as a

LPN
4/2016

 

Demone Smith w/ Betty Lee

congratulating Roshelle Roberson
Buffalo Urban League Preventive Case Planner

3/2016
 

Joyce Faines congratulating Kenneth Duncan
NFTA Metro Bus Driver
3/2016

 

Joyce Faines and Demone Smith

congratulating Beverly Robinson-Smith

Buffalo Urban League Housing Specialist

3/2016

 

Jocelyn Van Hook w Joyce Faines

Congratulates Glenwell DePaul Medical Technician

3/2016

 

Otis Glover congratulating Margaret Glass Sitters

on Standby as a Caregiver and Harmac as a Manage

3/2016

 

 


Telephone Claims Center: Path to speak with an agent about your Unemployment Insurance claim
• Call 1-888-209-8124 (1-877-358-5306 from outside of NYS)
• Hear: "Welcome to the New York State Department of Labor's Unemployment Insurance claim line. To continue in English, press 1. Bienvenido a la línea telefónica de Reclamos del Seguro por Desempleo del Estado de Nueva York. Para continuar en español, oprima el número dos.
• You will hear an informational message, which can change from time to time.
• For information about fraud alerts, press 1. To continue to the main menu, press 9. CHOOSE OPTION 9 FOR THE MAIN MENU.
• Hear: For quality assurance, your call may be monitored or recorded. Please choose one of the following selections. To enter your representative’s telephone extension number, press 1. To complete your claim that was already begun on our website or by phone, press 2. To file a new claim, press 3. For contact information or to listen to quick answers about your payment options and Unemployment Insurance, press 4. To speak to a representative about a claim you have already filed, press 5. For PIN or address change, or for questions regarding your 1099 form, press 6. To repeat your choices. press 9.” CHOOSE OPTION 5.
• Hear: "Remember, our website provides detailed and updated information about unemployment insurance benefits. You can claim weekly benefits, check the status of your payments, print out a history of your claim, and obtain the answers to frequently asked questions about the unemployment insurance program. All this is available on our website, www.labor.ny.gov."
• Hear: Various informational messages
• Hear: "New York State Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer program provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities."
• Hear: "Before we get started, I need to collect some information. Please enter your nine digit Social Security number using your telephone keypad. If the number you entered is XXX-XX-XXXX, press 1. If no, press 2."
• Hear: "Now, enter your four-digit PIN using your telephone keypad."
If caller has an active claim on file:
• Hear: "You currently have a valid claim on file. You can check your claim status by going online at www.labor.ny.gov or by calling Tel-Service at 1-888-581-5812 for New York State residents, or 1-888-864-9920 for out of state residents. If you have other questions, please remain on the line and you will be given additional menu options. Please hold …"
• Hear: "To change your name, address, or phone number, press 1. If you forgot your PIN or wish to set a new one, press 2. To begin or cancel the withholding of Federal income tax from your benefits, press 3. To begin or cancel the withholding of New York State income tax from your benefits, press 4. For all other questions, press 5. To repeat your choices, press 6. To end this call, please press 9." CHOOSE OPTION 5.
• Hear: “If you are calling about the status of payments, press 1. If you have a question about claiming your weekly benefits, press 2. If you are calling about the status of your claim, press 3. To repeat your choices, press 4. To end this call, press 9. CHOOSE OPTION 3.
If caller has an expired claim on file:
• Hear: "If you would like to ask a question about a claim you have already filed, press 1. If you would like to file a new claim for benefits, press 2." CHOOSE OPTION 1.
• Hear: "To change your name, address, or phone number, press 1. If you forgot your PIN or wish to set a new one, press 2. To begin or cancel the withholding of Federal income tax from your benefits, press 3. To begin or cancel the withholding of New York State income tax from your benefits, press 4. For all other questions, press 5. To repeat your choices, press 6. To end this call, please press 9." CHOOSE OPTION 5.
• Hear: “If you are calling about the status of payments, press 1. If you have a question about claiming your weekly benefits, press 2. If you are calling about the status of your claim, press 3. To repeat your choices, press 4. To end this call, press 9. CHOOSE OPTION 3.
The TELEPHONE CLAIMS CENTER is the ONLY OFFICE
that can answer your questions about your claim.
NO OTHER OFFICE can provide this 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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