Chenango-Delaware-Otsego Workforce Development News & Blog

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Raymond Corporation Virtual Event: Assembler Positions


Raymond Corporation Hiring Managers will be conducting VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS for Assembler positions on:
January 6th, 7th & 8th

Shift(s) Available: 1st Shift, generally 6:00 am – 2:30 pm.
Schedule: 40 hours per week + Overtime as needed
Builds sub assembly and complete forklift assembly, using hand tools, power and precision tools.

Starting Pay Rate: $13.84/hr.
0-2 years of experience. Good team skills, consistently good attendance and willingness to learn are required.

To schedule an interview:

Step 1.
Complete the online application by going to:

Or use the QR code below:


Step 2.
After completing and submitting an application you will receive an email with a link to complete the SecureFit Safety Assessment questionnaire.

"Come be a part of something Special! 
Join a company committed to its people, customers, and community."

Start the journey or take the next step to learn more about Raymond by applying today.

If you have any questions, call 607-656-2802.


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Job Fair: Belleayre Mountain - Discovery Lodge


"Stop off at the Belleayre Job Fair on November 7 to talk with our department supervisors about the various positions available on the mountain. Belleayre Mountain is a great place to work, and we’re always on the lookout for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun winter environment! Perks include ski privileges at Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre & Mt. Van Hoevenberg Mountains, training provided, employee discounts, and you get paid too! Masks are required to attend the job fair."

Saturday, November 7 | Noon – 4pm
Discovery Lodge - 181 Galli Curci Road, Highmount, NY 12441

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Job Seekers Ready to Join the Workforce!


Don't miss this virtual event...

WHAT: Our First Virtual Job Fair :
WHEN: Thursday, October 29, 2020
from noon until 1:00pm

It is easy to register and it is FREE.
Register in advance up until the morning of Job Fair:

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

CDO Workforce Disability Resource Coordinator (DRC) Kathy DeAngelo will present a mini Resume Workshop and then each employer will have 2 Minutes to tell you about Job Opportunities they have available.

WHY: Employers need employees and this Job Fair WORKS!

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Otsego County Chamber Drive-Thru Job Fair in Oneonta


Wednesday, October 14th 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm 

Parking lot of Damaschke Field, Neahwa Park, Oneonta, NY. 

This drive thru event will allow social distancing- all participants must wear masks, and will receive information from each business at the Fair through their passengers window, listings of current and future jobs will be given as well as instructions on how to apply!

A & D Transport Services is offering a 20% discount for Job Seekers who do not have a car and would like to participate!
Call A & D Transport Services at (607) 433-1726 to reserve your ride today.

See Who Will Be There Looking to HIre YOU!

"Need New Employees? This is a great opportunity to find some new people for your business. We held our first Drive Thru Job Fair in August and the employers involved were very happy with the results. Many said they found multiple candidates and ultimately hired them from that event…. Just what you hope for from a Job Fair!" --Otsego Chamber

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Drive-Thru Job Fair in Greene, NY


Staffworks is holding a Drive Through Job Fair at Raymond Corporation 

When: Thursday, September 10, 2020, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm 

Recruiting for:  Assemblers, Material Attendants, Production Operators, General Utilities & Test Lab Drivers. 

Held at the Raymond Corporation parking lot located at 22 S. Canal St., Greene, NY 13778.

Call Staffworks Norwich office at 607-334-5055 for more information.

Masks and social distancing are required

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September Newsletter


Our September Newsletter is here! We're sharing upcoming job fairs, featured job opportunities, workforce news, learning & training opportunities and lots more...


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September Job Fairs in Delhi!


Job Seekers: Delaware County companies are ready to hire full and part time staff. 

When: September 14th - 18th,  1:00 pm to 3:30 pm  

Where: Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 5 ½ Main Street, Delhi  

✦ This Job Fair is FREE ✦

✦ Bring your resume ✦

✦ Dress appropriately for interviews with employers ✦

✦ No registration for job seekers is needed ✦

Due to distancing requirements, only eight exhibitors at each event:

  • Monday, September 14th: Manufacturing and Industry
  • Tuesday, September 15th: Tourism and Hospitality
  • Wednesday, September 16th: Healthcare and Human Services
  • Thursday, September 17th: Retail, Agriculture, and Construction
  • Friday, September 18th: Professional Services

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Businesses: Job Fairs in September at Delaware County Chamber of Commerce


From the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce: 

"Join us for our WE'RE HIRING Job Fairs during the week of September 14 at the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce." 

Connect with motivated workers for full or part-time employment. 

Present information about your company and job openings. 

Be prepared to interview applicants, accept resumes, and offer advice about how to prepare for employment with your company.


Delaware County Chamber members: Free, included with your membership! Registration is required.

Not-Yet Chamber Members: $50

Registration includes:

  • Exhibit area under a 10'x10' tent, includes 6' table with cover, and two chairs
  • Multi-media advertising campaign targeted at local job seekers, college students, and residents
  • Access to electronic compilation of resumes of attendees
  • Refreshment area will be available to exhibitors

COVID-19 Safety Precautions will be in place:

  • Only nine booths are available for each event to abide with recommended distancing guidelines
  • Use of masks will be required
  • Masks and hand sanitizer will be available

Fair Schedule:

Monday, September 14: Manufacturers

Tuesday, September 15: Tourism and Hospitality, including restaurants, lodging, and attractions

Wednesday, September 16: Healthcare and Human Services

Thursday, September 17: Retail, Agriculture, and Construction

Friday, September 18: Professional Services, including financial services, education, and telecommunications

To register, go to

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Drive Thru Job Fair in Oneonta


We want to help you with your job search and want to keep you safe! 

You wonʼt need to exit your car, but FACE MASKS REQUIRED. 

Youʼll receive a bag to put each company’s iinformation/applications in that are HIRING NOW! 

 When you arrive, follow the traffic flow and wait patiently while others are served. 

When: Thursday, August 13, 2020, 9:00 AM to Noon

Where: Parking lot at The Oneonta Outlaws Damaschke Field, Neahwa Park, Oneonta, NY

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Mini Job Fair in Oneonta - March 20th

Due to unforeseen circumstance the Southside Mall Mini Seasonal Mini Job Fair scheduled for (3-20-20) at The Southside Mall in Oneonta has been cancelled.


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Southside Mall Seasonal Mini Job Fair


This event has been canceled.

When: Friday, March 20th 
2:00pm - 4:00pm 

Where: Southside Mall 
5006 State Highway 23 
Oneonta, NY 13820 

Meet with Major Businesses from the local area!

Job openings in Retail, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Service, Trades and Government

Many Seasonal job opportunities.

Businesses are eager to hire!

No Appointment Necessary.
Dress for success.
Bring plenty of resumes.

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Canceled: JOB Fair at DCMO BOCES Chenango Campus



The 2020 Job Fair is scheduled for Thursday, March 26th, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. in the gymnasium. 

Their campus offers fourteen Career and Technical Education (CTE) training programs that prepare students to enter the full time world of work after high school. 

NEW for 2020, they are offering an interviewing room where recruiters have the opportunity to meet with prospective candidates. Interviews will be approximately 15 minutes in length and students will have the opportunity to sign up in advance or on the day of the event. If you wish to participate in the "instant interview" portion of the event, please be sure to indicate so in the registration form below. 

You may register online at, or complete a pdf version of the form. Completed forms can be emailed to, faxed or mailed to the address above, Attn: Sonnet Constable, by March 13, 2020. Please call Sonnet Constable at 607-335-1415 with any questions.

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Canceled: Job Fair Expo in Oneonta March 31st


You're invited to the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce Job Fair Expo in Oneonta!  This event has been canceled.

When: Tues., March 31st
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where: Oneonta Quality Inn
5206 NY-23, Oneonta, NY 13820

This is for all Job Opportunities: part time, full time, special events, internships and volunteering opportunities as well.

"This is a great way to reach out to the community and let potential employees know what you are looking for."

For questions and more information please contact Barbara Ann Heegan:

Learn More Here

Download the Registration Form - Deadline to Register is Friday, March 6, 2020

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Mini Job Fair in Oneonta on February 18th


You're invited to the Mini Job Fair at Oneonta CDO Workforce! 

When: Tues., February 18th, from 2:00pm - 4:00pm 

Where: CDO Workforce Oneonta, 12 Dietz Street., Oneonta, NY 

Businesses Looking to HIRE YOU: 

  • Springbrook
  • Mirabito
  • Price Chopper
  • Astrocom
  • Bassett Healthcare Network

For more information call (607) 432-4800. 

Bring plenty of resumes and dress for success!  

See Job Openings and/or Download the Flyer


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Job Fair Tips Workshop in Norwich


You're invited to the Job Fair Tips Workshop! 

When: February 14th, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM  

Where: Norwich CDO Workforce Center 
1 O’Hara Drive 
Norwich, NY 

BE PREPARED TO ATTEND THE JOB FAIR ON February 20th at the American Legion in Sidney, NY 

Find out how to make a good impression at a Job Fair. Be prepared to meet employers and ask the questions that will get you noticed. Find out what to expect at a Job Fair. Learn how to prepare for a successful visit to a Job Fair.

See a Career Services Staff to schedule to attend this workshop or call (607) 334-2201, ext. 127

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Job Fair in Sidney

Job Fair in Sidney

You're invited to the CDO Workforce Job Fair in Sidney! 

When: Thursday, Feb. 20th 
10am - 12:30pm 

Where: American Legion 
22 Union Street, Sidney, NY 13838 

Please bring a copy of your resume! 

Questions? Call 607-832-5776 

See who will be there looking to HIRE YOU!

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You're invited to the Arc Otsego Career Fair


Are you interested in joining their Team? They'd  love to hear from you! 

The Arc Otsego is hosting a career fair on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 from 11:00a-6:00p at their Academy Street location. They would like to welcome the community to learn more about their Agency, meet their Team and explore their current career opportunities. 

"There have been several exciting changes within our Agency recently and we want to share them with our friends and neighbors. From improving our outstanding benefits package, DOUBLING our referral program and giving thanks to our hard working Team by sharing resources when rates and funding allow. We plan to continue our mission to enrich the lives of everyone within our Agency. 

We work hard, we work together and we make a difference. It’s your time to shine; come Achieve With Us!" 

Visit The Arc Otsego Website

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Career and Education Expo - The Attitude of Gratitude


Attitude of Gratitude Career and Education Fair in Oneonta 

You are invited to join the Oneonta Job Corps Academy CDO Workforce and the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce for The Attitude of Gratitude Career and Education Expo. 

When: Wednesday November 20, 2019 
Noon to 4:00pm 

Where: Oneonta/Cooperstown Quality Inn 
5206 NY-23, Oneonta, NY 13820 

Businesses and Organizations - Please Reserve a Table

Set Up and Lunch from 11:00am to 12:00pm.

Open to the Public, we welcome you and your organization/business to come showcase education, careers and opportunities available.

Please RSVP to reserve a table to the Career Transition Service Administrative Assistant,
Virginia Perez by Wednesday, Nov. 15th, 2019. / 607-431-1447

Download the Invitation

Looking for a Job or New Career? Come to the Expo!

No pre-registration required. Bring with you: copies of your resume, your smile and your best attitude!

Veterans Welcome!

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Businesses Confirmed as Attending:

1. SUNY Delhi Admissions
2. SUNY Morrisville Admissions
3. Bassett Hospital
4. Chestnut Park Nursing
5. Robinson Terrace
6. Chase Memorial
7. Cooperstown Centers
8. Catskill Hospice
9. Bimbo Bakeries USA
10. Army Recruiter
11. Job Corps HR
12. Job Corps Admissions
13. Job Corps Advanced Training
14. US Care Systems
15. Pathfinder Village
16. Birnie Bus
17. Oneonta Block Company

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Veterans Business Resource Fair


Are you a veteran looking for a job or to start a business? Are you a business looking for employees? 

Don't miss the 'Hiring Our Heroes' Job and Resource Fair on Thursday, November 14th from 1:00pm to 3:30pm at Sidney American Legion at 22 Union Street in Sidney. 

Employers will be connected to a viable workforce consisting of veterans who are eager to obtain employment. 

Present information about your company and job openings. 

Employers be prepared to interview applicants, accept resumes, and offer advice about how to prepare for employment with your company. 

Event promotion is targeted to job seeking veterans. 

There is no fee to participate , but registration is required.

A table with two chairs will be provided.

The ' Hiring Our Heroes' Job and Resource Fair will feature representatives from the Small Business Administration, SCORE and local financial lenders.

This event is sponsored by the New York State Department of Labor, Delaware County Veterans Service Agency and the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce,

To register and reserve a table contact Debbie Bender at NYDOL at 607-432-4800 x101 or email

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Community Job Fair in Norwich


You're invited to the Community Job Fair on November 13th! 

Looking for a job or interested in starting a career? 
Want to know what local businesses are looking for when hiring? 

This one-day event will bring high school students and job seekers from the community together to explore career opportunities in and around Chenango County. Attendees will be able to talk one-on-one with representatives of corporate, small business, government, and non-profit organizations.

When: Nov. 13th, 11:00am - 6:00pm

Where: SUNY Morrisville - Norwich Campus, 20 Conkey Ave, Norwich, NY

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Connecting Job Seekers with Businesses - All at No Cost to You

Businesses - Save money and time by outsourcing your recruitment needs to CDO Workforce. Our Career Center staff provides employers with convenient, no-cost recruitment services by connecting job seekers and employers. What We Can Do for You: Match job seekers with job openings. Coordinate communication between you, our partner agencies, and the pool of local, qualified workers. Provide interview space at the Career Center if you wish to recruit on-site. Provide targeted or general job fair recruitment opportunities.

Post your company's job openings at no charge with CDO Workforce and get exposure to many job seekers. Your job will be posted to America's Job Exchange, .

For more job listing options visit:

CDO Workforce New York Job, Career Development and Resource Websites

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Veterans Come First

Veterans Come First! CDO Workforce New York Career System is proud to offer Priority of Service to veterans and their eligible spouses.
What does this mean? If you served in the military, you will be:

  • Served first by the next available staff member.
  • Given first priority for jobs and training referrals for which you are eligible and qualified.

Please visit the veterans' portal of the NYSDOL website for more information and the NYS Division of Veterans Affairs

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