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Career Fair - Fort Drum


Soldier For Life - Transition Assistance Program Career Fair

When: Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 9am to 1pm

Where: The Commons, 4350 Euphrates River Road, Fort Drum, NY  13602

Open to All Active Duty Military, Veterans, Retirees, and Family Members

Businesses: If you are interested in participating, please use this registration link:
View the Guidelines here:

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Springbrook Career Fair


You're invited to the Springbrook Summer Career Fair! 

When: Thursday, July 18th, from 1pm to 5pm

Where: 105 Campus Drive, Oneonta, NY (Portlandville Campus) 

Stop in anytime between 1pm and 5pm to learn about a meaningful career at Springbrook. Enjoy free light refreshments, meet students and residents, meet managers and employees, and interview at the event. 

Applicants are eligible to win a raffle prize! 

Full-Time Direct Support Professional
Part-Time Direct Support Professional
Shared Aide
Teaching Assistant (non-certified)
Special Education Teacher
Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse
Speech Therapist
Assistant Director/Curriculum Coordinator
And many more!!!

See full descriptions and apply online at

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New Solar Farm - Job Fair


HardHat Workforce Solutions will be accepting applications for a Solar Farm being built in Norwich, NY 

Available Position: Array Installers - General Labor Construction NY1307835 

• Competitive pay! 
• 40+ hours a week!  
• OSHA 10 Certification! 
• Possible continued work after completion of job! 

Two Locations 

JOB FAIR LOCATION: 1 O’Hara Drive, Norwich NY 13815
START TIME: 1:30pm to 4pm
DATE: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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JOBFAIR LOCATION: 12 Dietz St., Oneonta, NY 13820
START TIME: 9am to 11am
DATE: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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Job Fair at Worcester-Schenevus Library


Mark your Calendars! 

When: Thursday, June 27th, 2019 
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM 

Where: 170 Main St., Worcester, NY 


• United States Census Bureau
• United States Army – National Guard
• New York State Troopers
• New York State Department of Transportation
• Mirabito

607-432-4800 [email protected]

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Job Fair at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals


Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals is growing, and invites you to attend their upcoming Job Fair! 

When: Saturday, June 15, 2019, From 10:00am to 4:00pm. 

Where: Mallinckrodt, 172 Railroad Ave., Hobart, NY 

They offer a competitive benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, 4 weeks Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Tuition Assistance and more. 

They are hiring for the following full-time roles:
• Blending Technicians – Starting Rate $17.33
• Tableting Operators – Starting Rate $17.33
• Packaging Operators – Starting Rate $15.87
• Maintenance Technicians – Starting Rate $22.74
• Material Coordinator (Warehouse) – Starting Rate $21.03
*Additional hourly shift differential paid for 2nd, 3rd 12 hour and 4 on/4 off shifts.
• Quality Control Technicians

Please apply online by going to and search by location code USA036 prior to arriving at the job fair. Please bring your current resume with you.

It is required that you provide a picture Id upon arrival.

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Mallinckrodt Enterprises LLC is an equal employment/affirmative action employer.

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Job Fair at Southside Mall


More than 60 businesses will be at the Southside Mall Job Fair - looking to hire you! 

Where: 5006 NY ROUTE 23, ONEONTA, NY 

When: Wednesday - May 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM 

See Participating Businesses Here

See you there!

Questions? Contact Debbie Bender, 607-432-4800 ext 101

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Manufacturing/Production Job Fair


When: Thursday, April 4th 

2:30pm to 4:00pm 

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

Norwich Pharmaceuticals
The Raymond Corporation
CF Co-Packing Inc
Golden Artist Colors Inc
K Tooling
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Oneonta Block Company
Eastern Temporaries

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Harbor Freight is Hiring


Harbor Freight has a new store coming to Oneonta!

You're invited to their job fair on Wednesday, April 3rd, from 9am to 3pm. 

Where: Oneonta CDO Workforce, 12 Dietz St., Oneonta 

Full & part-time opportunities, flexible schedules, paid time off. 

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2019 Job Expo in Cooperstown


You're invited! 

On Site Interviews! Exhibitors to include industries such as hospitality, tourism, healthcare and manufacturing. 

Where: Otesaga Hotel
60 Lake St., Cooperstown, NY

When: Wednesday, April 17th
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The Job Expo is open to the general public, with High School Seniors attending from 1pm-2pm.

Job Seekers: Need a Ride?  

A&D Transport Services is offering a free ride from CDO Workforce Center, 12 Dietz Street in Oneonta to the Job Expo and back. Space is limited, so make reservations now. Call the CDO Workforce at 607-432-4800 ext. 100 to reserve your seat. Special thanks to A&D Transport Services for their generosity.

Exhibitor Registration. Deadline to submit registration is April 5, 2019.

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Recruitments at US Care Systems


US Care Systems will be holding recruitment events at your local CDO Workforce offices over the next few weeks.  

They have immediate full-time and part-time openings for Personal Care Aides and are looking to HIRE YOU! 

Responsibiities Include: Assistance with daily living skills; Household Tasks; Personal Care; Errands; Companionship 

  • Free PCA training monthly with paid orientation.
  • Free ACD testing for individuals previously certified (CNA, PCA, HHA)
  • Flexible schedules
  • 24/7 support
  • Offered Benefits: Health/Dental/Vision

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent; 1 yr. experience; Successful completion of approved training; Ability to work as a team; Basic reading and writing skills, ability to understand and follow instructions; Able to perform tasks involving physical activity and lift up to 50lbs.

Job Type: Full-time/Part-time
Apply at or call (607) 432-9355

Delhi CDO Workforce on April 23, 2019, 1pm-3pm - Call Delhi CDO Workforce for more information: 607-832-5777

Norwich CDO Workforce on April 30, 2019, 1pm-3pm - Call Norwich CDO Workforce for more information: 607-334-2201

Oneonta CDO Workforce on May 7, 2019, 1pm-3pm - Call Oneonta CDO Workforce for more information: 607-432-4800


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Job & Resource Fair at DCMO BOCES!


Don't miss the Job & Resource Fair at DCMO BOCES on April 11th, from 2:15 PM to 3:30 PM! 

Where: DCMO BOCES, 270 BOCES Dr, Sidney Center NY

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Job & Resource Fair at ONC BOCES


MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! Don't miss the ONC BOCES Job & Resource Fair... 

When: April 10th, 2019,  2:15pm - 3:30 pm

2020 Jump Brook Rd.
Grand Gorge, NY

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Job Fair at Bassett Healthcare

Stafkings Recruitment at Norwich CDO Workforce

Bassett Medical Center wants YOU! 

We are holding a job fair on Saturday, March 23rd, 10am-Noon, at the Main Campus Clinic Lobby located on River Street in Cooperstown, NY (follow the signs).  

Departments will be on hand to talk about opportunities in medical office assisting, finance, skilled service work, medical assisting, allied health, nursing, and more! 

Tours and interviews will be provided. Learn more about current sign-on bonuses offered for nursing assistants, food service workers, and housekeepers. Interested in nursing? 

Come learn about our LPN to RN program and the Nurse Residency Program for Graduate Nurses! 

Don’t miss this important opportunity – we hope to see you there!

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Healthcare Job Fair in Oneonta


Don't miss this great healthcare job fair! 

Where: FOXCARE Center, 1 Foxcare Dr., Oneonta, NY 13820 

When: Saturday 2/23/19 11am-2pm 


• Bassett Healthcare
• Family Planning of South Central NY
• UHS Hospitals
• The ARC of Delaware County
• The ARC of Otsego County
• US Care Systems
• AO Fox Hospital
• Pathfinder Village
• Chestnut Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility
• Hampshire House
• NYS Veteran’s Home (Oxford)
• Mobile Life Transport
• Springbrook
• Catholic Charities
• United Way of Delaware & Otsego Counties
• Chase Memorial Nursing Home and Rehab
• Achieve
• Hampshire House Assisted Living
• SUNY Delhi
• Cancer Services Program of the Central Region
• The Daily Star
• NYS Dept of Health
• Otsego County
• Delhi Rehab and Nursing Home

Will update as more businesses participate.

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For more information, please call Debbie Bender, 607-432-4800, ext. 101

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Free Transportation - 2019 Career Expo


Career Fair Flyer 2019

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Southside Mall Job Fair


Mark your calendars for the Southside Mall Job Fair in Oneonta! 

When: January 30th, 2019, 2PM-4:30PM 

Where: Southside Mall, 5006 Hwy 23, Oneonta, NY 

Participating Businesses: 

• Chentronics
• Burt Rigid Box
• Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
• Eastern Temporaries
• NYS Dept of Corrections
• Greene Lumber
• Astrocom Electronics
• Oneonta Block Co
• Pickett Building Materials
• Otsego Ready Mix
• Pathfinder Village
• Kraft Heinz Co
• Birnie Bus
• Otsego County
• Sidney Federal Credit Union
• Allied Universal Security Services
• Destination Oneonta
• Catholic Charities Child Care Support Services
• ARC Otsego
• US Census Bureau
• NYS Unified Courts System
• GE Aviation/Unison


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Upcoming Workshops & Recruitment Events


Opportunities for You!  


Did you know that you can take any of our workshops for free?   

We have a wide range of workshops to help with your job search and securing a new position. Including interviewing, computer skills, resume writing and lots more.  

You can find out about our workshops here.  


Job Fair at Chestnut Park Nursing in Oneonta, NY - July 1st, 8am-6pm

Introduction to Welding at SUNY Delhi - Starts July 15th

SBDC Small Business Training Program in Oneonta, NY - 2 Sessions, July 10, 17

Springbrook Summer Career Fair - July 18th

HardHat Workforce Solutions Job Fair - 2 locations - July 10th

US Census Recruitments at CDO Workforce July and August

Career Fair at Fort Drum - August 1st

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See MORE EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES on our calendar.

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Job Fair in Norwich


You're invited to come to the College & Community Job Fair! 

When: Nov. 8, 2018, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM 

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

  • Looking for a job or interested in starting a career? (In 2016, 95% of the businesses represented at the Job Fair had immediate job openings.)
  • Are you looking for more information on higher education?
  • Want to know what local businesses are looking for when hiring?

This one-day event will bring high school/college students and job seekers from the community together to explore college and 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 as well as College & University recruiters.

Bring plenty of resumes and dress for success! 

List of Exhibitors

Alfred University
Herkimer College
Le Moyne College
Onondaga Community College
SUNY Broome Community College
SUNY Delhi
SUNY Morrisville
SUNY Oswego
SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Baillie Lumber Co.
CDO Workforce
Chase Memorial Nursing Home and Rehab
Chenango County
GE Aviation/Unison
Golden Artist Colors, Inc
Hospice and Palliative Care of Che-nango County
IBEW Local 325
Matthews Auto Group
NBT Bank
New York State Veterans Home
Norwich City School District
Oneonta Job Corps Academy
Otsego-Delaware Board of Realtors
Pathfinder Village
Preferred Mutual
Raymond Corporation
Staffworks, Inc.
UHS Chenango Memorial
US Army Recruiting Station - Cortland NY
Wagner Lumber Co.

To download the flyer, click here. 

 You are also invited to come to our Job Fair Tips workshop at CDO Workforce on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. To find out more and how to register, click here

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Job Fair in Oneonta! FREE ticket to Win!


Come to the 2018 Southside Mall Job Fair! 

Meet with Businesses from the following Sectors: 

  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Seasonal Businesses 
  • Food Preparation & Serving Related
  • And more!

This event is attracting MANY area Businesses who are eager to hire!

  • Over 34 Business currently registered and attending
  • Businesses looking to fill Immediate job openings
  • Hundreds of varied job titles and skill sets to choose from
  • Many opportunities for career advancement and higher earnings
  • Many businesses offering On the Job Training
  • Great opportunity to learn how your skills would fit into a new and rewarding career

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

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

When: October, 25, 2018, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

To see a list of attending businesses and job openings, click here

To print a FREE ticket to WIN a $50. Gift Certificate when you attend the Southside Mall Job Fair, click here. 

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Meet Job Seekers! Participate in our Job Fair October 25th


The Southside Mall, CDO Workforce and NYS Department of Labor would like to invite you to participate in the Southside Mall 2018 Job Fair on October 25th from 3-5pm. 

This event is sure to attract many candidates!  
This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet job seekers and fill openings within your company!  

Participants will be provided a table and 2 chairs. If you have any other needs, such as electrical outlets or additional tables, please indicate that on your registration form.

We ask that businesses commit to being available the entire length of the Job Fair, 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Setup is from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.

Please complete the registration form and return by October 19th, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact David Croston at (607) 778-3004 or by email [email protected]

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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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