Chenango-Delaware-Otsego Workforce Development News & Blog

The Official Career Development Source for Employment, Training and Recruitment issues for Business and Individuals in Chenango, Delaware and Otsego Counties of New York State.

Recruitments - Census Bureau


The US Census Bureau will be holding several Recruitments at CDO Workforce in July and August. 


Census Taker (NY1292059) 

Sidney CDO Workforce, 21 Liberty Street, SIdney NY 



QUESTIONS-please call Sidney CDO Workforce at 607-832-5776


Oneonta CDO Workforce, 12 Dietz St., Oneonta, NY


QUESTIONS-please call Oneonta CDO Workforce at 607-432-4800


Norwich CDO Workforce, 1 O'Hara Dr., Norwich, NY


QUESTIONS-please call Norwich CDO at 607-334-2201


Delaware CDO Workforce, 1 Courthouse Sq., Delhi, NY


QUESTIONS-please call Delhi CDO at 607-832-5777


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Amphenol Aerospace is Hiring in Sidney, NY!


Learn about the history of Amphenol. 

"Amphenol in Sidney, NY has a rich history dating back to 1925. From mergers to World Wars to natural disasters, the people of Sidney have demonstrated unparalleled resiliency while leading the industry in connector manufacturing around the world." 

Click here to watch their video Amphenol History in Sidney, New York

Click here to view their job openings 

Learn more about Amphenol

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Eastern Temporaries Hiring Event at Sidney CDO Workforce


Bring you resume and come dressed to impress! 

Eastern Temporaries is hiring for the Sidney area and will be in our office Thursday, May 9th from 11am to 2pm. 

They have openings for: 

  • Manufacturing Associates
  • Forklift Operators
  • Machine Operators
  • Machine Maintenance

Come to the CDO Workforce! 21 Liberty St., Sidney, NY 

Call 607-832-5776 with any questions.

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Recruitment: Nurse Connection


Nurse Connection Staffing is currently seeking Oneonta & Cooperstown area based licensed LPNs to fill per diem supplemental staffing needs for business partners throughout the Southern Tier and Central New York regions.

Nurse connection Staffing has bene in existence for over 32 years with over 130 clients and 700 plus filed staff across New York State! 

Meet with our regional recruiters at the listed Recruitment dates and locations: 
- Thursday, May 9th from 9am to 2pm at the Oneonta CDO Office located at 12 Dietz Street, Oneonta, NY 13820

Benefits include:
- Health Insurance, 401K options, discounts on scrubs & other community benefits
- Flexible scheduling to meet your needs! Day, evening & night positions available!
- Excellent Competitive Compensation with referral bonuses & monthly bonus incentives. Daily Pay Advance Available!
- Access to a full-time Clinical Manager for training and support.
- Personal scheduling coordinator to work with you!

If you are unable to attend, please email a resume to [email protected]

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First Transit Recruitment - Bus Drivers Needed


You're invited to the First Transit Recruitment at Norwich CDO Workforce on Monday, April 29, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. 

Where: 1 O'Hara Dr., Norwich, NY 

Order Number: NY1295266  
Number of Openings: 15 
Job Title: Bus Driver 

Job Description:
First Transit is looking for customer service-oriented drivers to drive coach buses in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner throughout Chenango County.
Job duties include: assisting in the boarding of passengers using wheelchairs or other mobility aids as needed; assure fares are collected and deposited; provide information to customers as needed; and enforce rules and regulations with passengers as necessary.
Must have good attendance. CDL B license with air brakes and passenger endorsements is preferred; however, First Transit will train the right candidates.
Pay: $12.00/hour

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays, Retirement/Pension, Clothing/Uniform Allow

Can't Make the Recruitment Event? How to Apply:
To apply, contact the employer in person, by telephone, or by email:
Luyster III, Frank
126 Leilani's Way
Norwich, NY 13815
Phone: Luyster III, Frank (607) 334-7433 ext. 3
Email: [email protected]

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Line Cooks & Wait Staff Recruitment


Come to the People Ready Hiring Event! 

When: Thursday, April 18th, 10:00AM to Noon. 

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

The Binghamton NY People Ready office is currently recruiting for two positions at a local university in Oneonta. 

Line Cooks: $12.50-$13.50

Wait Staff: $11:10

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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. 

To learn more, click here

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March Newsletter


We've got a lot to share with you this month! Job Fairs & Job Openings: Training & Learning Oportunities; Workforce News; Community Events and lots more.** 

Don't miss out! Read our March newsletter.  

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Commerce Chenango President /CEO Search


Commerce Chenango, Inc., in Norwich, NY,  is seeking a new President and CEO who will provide dynamic leadership and passionate advocacy on behalf of Commerce Chenango and its affiliates. 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience (minimum of 5 years)  ·
  • Professional experience in economic development, marketing, public relations, and/or communications 
  • Prior positions to include staff supervision, team leadership and financial performance responsibilities
  • Demonstrated record of leadership and success in business and relationship development as well as organizational growth
  • Current in contemporary office technology and social media
  • Experience in public speaking; engaging and positive personality; energetic self-starter and problem solver
  • High ethical standards and history of maintaining highest level of integrity and professionalism
  • Willingness and availability to occasionally work on weekends and evenings

Learn more about the position and how to apply. 

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Recruitment: US Census Bureau


The U.S. Census Bureau is now actively recruiting people to work on the 2020 Census. 

  • They are looking to recruit thousands of employees to work in the communities where they live. 
  • These are temporary, part-time or full-time positions. 
  • Hourly wage is $17 an hour for Enumerator/Lister; Census Field Supervisors are at $18.50 an hour. 
  • Mileage is reimbursed at $0.58 per mile. 

No experience or educational requirement is necessary.

The website to apply is:

To view job requirements, click here.

Recruitments at CDO Workforce

April 22nd, 2019, 9:30am-3:30pm  - Oneonta, 12 Dietz St.

April 23rd, 2019, 9:30am-3:30pm  - Norwich, 1 O'Hara Drive

April 25th, 2019, 9:30am-3:30pm - Sidney, 21 Liberty St.

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Social Security will be Hiring Soon!


The Social Security Administration (SSA) will share job announcements on soon. Act now so you will be ready! 


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Manpower Recruitment


You're invited to the Manpower Recruitment at Norwich CDO Workforce! 

When: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM 

Where: CDO Workforce, 1 O’Hara Dr., Norwich  

Bring a resume and be prepared to complete an application.

The interview sign-up sheet has been placed at the Front Desk in the Norwich Office. Interviews will be scheduled during the time period of 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Walk-ins are welcome from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

If you are not located at the Norwich Office, please call the Front Desk at 334-2201, ext. 127 to sign-up for an interview.

For more information about open positions or to download the flyer, click here.  

To see current openings and anticipated upcoming openings, click here

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Manufacturing Instructors Recruitment


SUNY Morrisville Manufacturing Training Institute Recruitment Information Session for Part-time Instructors 

If you are interested in becoming a part-time instructor in the areas listed below please bring your resume and a list of three professional references to these scheduled sessions. Instructors needed in the following areas for Manufacturing Training: 

o Pre-algebra, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, Trigonometry

Dimensional Metrology Blueprint Interpretation
o Dimensional Metrology (Inspection of Prismatic and Cylindrical Parts)
o Engineering Drawing and Blueprint Interpretation
o Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

Basic Electricity
o Circuits,
o AC/DC Fundamentals and Components,
o Relays and Contactors, and
o Troubleshooting

Mechanical Systems
o Intro to Mechanical Systems and Power Components
o Intro to Fluid Power Systems and Components (Hydraulic and Pneumatic)
o Troubleshooting (Pneumatics)

Mechatronics (Industrial Automation)

Purpose of Recruitment Information Session(s)
During these presentations you will learn about the topics we can cover, the method of delivery and how you can help strengthen manufacturing in our region as an instructor through the SUNY Morrisville Manufacturing Training Institute.

 On Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at the Morrisville Campus from 5:30pm to 6:30pm in Charlton Hall 117, park in Lot H.
 On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at the Norwich Campus from 5:30pm to 6:30pm in the Community Room

Please RSVP or direct any questions to Jason Zbock, Associate Provost of Assessment, Planning, and Educational Development at [email protected] or at (315) 684-6133 by Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

To download the flyer, click here

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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

See more opportunities in our newsletter.

See MORE EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES on our calendar.

You're invited! 

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Mirabito Recruitment


When: Wednesday, December 19, 2018 
1:30 PM – 4:00 PM 

Where: Village of Cooperstown Bldg 
22 Main St., Cooperstown, NY 

Bring a resume and be prepared to complete an application
Walk-ins are welcome

Open Positions:
Gas Station Attendants and Cashiers in Cooperstown
1st shift, 2nd shift

Call CDO Workforce at 607-432-4800 x 100 for more information regarding the specific position requirements.

NY1285094-gas station attendant

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Grant Writer Position at MVCAA in Utica, NY


Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency (MVCAA) is looking for a Grant Writer in Utica, NY.

This position is a Full Time Executive level position with the responsibility of leading the growth and overall development of the agency. The Grant Writer will work closely with the Executive Team, appropriate board committees and community partners to identify new opportunities for the agency that align with the mission and prepare the applications for funding. This may also include assisting with renewal applications of existing programs. This position will also assist in implementation of any new programs.

Starting pay is $50,000 annually with full benefits and flexible hours.

• Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate and government sources.
• Perform research relevant to new opportunities
• Understand the organization's programs, goals and financial needs
• Keep careful records to track proposals
• Build relationships with partners.
• Promote the organization in the community.
• Develop corresponding budgets.
• Ensure compliance with all grant reporting as required by funders.
• Provide stewardship to current donors, including regular written updates (newsletters etc) to funders
• Assist with other fundraising projects as requested

The Grant Writer must meet the following minimum qualifications:
• Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university; Graduate study in the general areas of communication, leadership development or non-profit management preferred with two years of experience in grant writing; or six years of qualified responsibilities related to inherent in this position.
• Ability to recognize and understand the causes of poverty and the conditional and environmental effects of poverty.
• Ability to research data applicable to project
• Enthusiastic and motivated.
• Previous experience with non-profit fundraising.
• Experience working in deadline-driven environments.
• Able to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
• Must have reliable transportation and a clean and valid NYS Driver’s License.

Please visit the agency website at to view complete job description and apply!

MVCAA, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.




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Adecco Recruitment at CDO Workforce in Norwich

Adecco Recruitment at Norwich CDO Workforce

Adecco is holding a recruitment at the Norwich CDO Workforce Center on Tuesday, 9/11/2018, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. 

Where: 1 O'Hara Drive, Norwich, NY 

They are recruiting for Production Assistants, 1st shift, 2nd shift, or 3rd shift. 

General Requirements: Pass Background Check & Drug Screen – high school diploma or equivalent.

The sign-up sheet for the recruitment is at the front desk. Ask a staff person for more information regarding the specific position requirements and to schedule an interview time. You may also call the Norwich CDO Workforce office at 607-334-2201.

Adecco has indicated that they might have some professional/admin positions coming available soon as well. If you  have a customer service, admin, purchasing, data entry or bookkeeping background and want to do some networking, Adecco will  be happy to meet with you, although there is nothing concrete available yet.

Bring a resume and be prepared to complete an application. 
Reservations preferred. Walk-ins are welcome.

To view/download the fly, click here

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Purdy & Sons is hiring!


Purdy & Sons in Sherburne, NY, has immediate openings! 

Accounting Clerk 
Shipping Clerk 
Deliver Drivers 
Receiving Clerk 
Packaging Positions 
Scale Operator/Quality Assurance Associate 
Manufacturing/Meat Cutting 

To find out more, click here

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Direct Support Professional Recruitment

Catholic Charities Direct Support Professional Recruitment Direct Support Professional Recruitment at Norwich CDO Workforce


When: Monday, August 13, 2018  at 1:00 PM 

Where: CDO Workforce 1 O’Hara Dr. Norwich 

Bring a resume and be prepared to complete an application 

Open Position: Direct Support Professional 

Responsible for working with program participants, adults ages 18 and above. The house aide will write or assist in writing reports, perform routine household cleaning and upkeep, assist and plan activities, administer medications per orders, and perform related tasks as directed by the house supervisor.

High school diploma or GED. At least 6 months related experience preferred, will accept trainee. Full and part-time available, work hours and days will vary. Mostly evening and overnights. NYS Driver’s license required, Salary $11.44 hour.

**Ask a staff person for more information regarding the specific position or if you are not located in the CDO Norwich office, call 607-334-2201.

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Manpower Recruitment at Norwich CDO Workforce


Come to the Manpower Recruitment at Norwich CDO Workforce! 

Manpower will be at the Norwich CDO Workforce Center on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 9:00 AM - Noon.  

We are scheduling interviews for Manpower during the time period of 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM. 

Walk-ins will be welcome 11:00 am - Noon.  

The sign-up sheet for interviews is located at the Front Desk at Norwich CDO Workforce. If you are not in the Norwich Office, please call the front desk at 334-2201, ext. 127. 

Bring a resume and be prepared to complete and application.

Ask a staff person for more information regarding specific position requirements.

To view/download the flyer, click here.
To view current openings, click here.

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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:

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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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