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.

Our April Newsletter is Here!


Our April newsletter is jam-packed with free learning & training opportunities, workforce news & events, new grant opportunities, featured job opportunities, tips & resources for job seekers and lots more!


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The Workforce Development Board is hiring in Oneonta!


Placement Coordinator
Full time for a grant-funded 4 year Information Technology & Cybersecurity Project based in Oneonta serving 9 surrounding counties in NYS.
This position will focus on Chenango, Delaware & Otsego Counties.

Job Description: Initiate and maintain ongoing personal contacts with a variety of businesses and industry representatives and job placement/training agencies to promote the One Workforce Information Technology & Cybersecurity training grant.

Make cold calls to potential employers; explain the benefits and employment support services provided by programs to employers, including addressing employer’s special needs.

Research newspapers, employment agencies and other resources for job leads; locate jobs for participants who have successfully completed training in IT/Cybersecurity.

Collect data from local employers related to job orders including job requirements and skills, match job skills with applicant’s qualifications; refer qualified applicants to employers and conduct necessary follow-up when applicants are in positions.

Recruit participants from the Chenango, Delaware & Otsego region to support training in the IT/Cybersecurity field.

Keep updated regarding job fairs and internet resources, work with the local One Stop Career Centers for workshops and training programs that participants can access.

Maintain contact with employers & training providers during the participant’s employment/training and report results to appropriate staff. Provide program information to various businesses and update information as needed, provide networking opportunities between agencies to make sure participants receive all the necessary resources to be successful in their new employment, make sure program flyers are distributed into the business community to market career training opportunities.

Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Health & Dental Insurance
Employer contributed matching 401 K
Two weeks’ vacation & holidays

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Alan Lam

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Drive-Thru Job Fair at CDO Workforce March 30th


Staffworks will hold a  Drive-Thru Job Fair for Raymond Corporation at Norwich CDO Workforce on Tuesday, March 30th! 

When: 11:00am to 3:00pm 

Where: Norwich CDO Workforce Parking Lot, 1 O'Hara Drive, Norwich, NY  

Open Positions:

  • General Utilities
  • Production Operators
  • Assemblers
  • Forklift Operators
  • Tool Crib Attendants
  • Test Lab Technicians

No appointment Required!

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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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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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CREE is hiring!


Positions would be in Albany to start and then relocate to Marcy in approximately 12 months.  

Go here to see all positions in Marcy  

Featured Positions: 


Develop advanced skills through training and day to day experience providing critical support for the engineering and operation of a fully automated semiconductor manufacturing facility with state-of-the-art technologies in photolithography, chemical and physical vapor deposition, ion implantation, reactive ion etching, diffusion and more.


Provide hands-on support performing tasks related to highly specialized equipment setup, monitoring and operation, or for continuous improvement, new process development, new equipment evaluations, experimentation and characterization of processes.

Go Here to Scan QR Code to Apply

For more information about any of these positions, contact Ashley Evans:

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Delaware County Summer Youth Employment Program


Now Accepting Applications! 

Delaware county is currently accepting applications for youth ages 14-20 for the Summer Youth Employment Program. The program provides youth with paid work experiences and educational opportunities right in their own communities. 

"Are you between 14-20 and looking for a summer job? We have a program for you! Delaware County is currently accepting applications for youth ages 14-20 for the Summer Youth Employment Program. This program offers summer jobs and paid educational opportunities for kids right in their own communities. Your safety is important to us! Protective equipment and additional supervisory staff will be provided to keep everyone as safe as possible. Remember it’s the early birds that get the worms so apply today!"

Learn More and How to Apply Here


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Economic Development Director needed at Hancock Partners


Desired Skills Experience 

3 to 5 years of experience in economic or community development or related experience. 

Bachelors degree or comparable experience with a focus on planning, communications, fundraising and development. Ability to work independently to generate internal and external communications with a broad range of community stakeholders, board members and representatives in the government and private sectors. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to maintain oversight and coordinate many moving pieces. Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively. 

Strong relationship builder who can work in close tandem with members of the Board, community leaders and critical stakeholders. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite Must b.e fluent in using mainstream and Social Media platforms Experience with Blogging and website maintenance and creation is a plus.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Economic Development Director include but are not limited to Build a network of grant funding sources sufficient to sustain and grow this program beyond its 3 year pilot horizon, ending December 31, 2022.

Identify the needs of Hancock residents and the business community and develop an understanding of this unique community Participates in the development of goals and recommendations and implements program objectives, policies and priorities regarding the needs of the residents of Hancock and the business community Develop strategies to meet the needs of the community through research, dialogue and experimentation Coordinates and performs project management, administrative and technical duties necessary to achieve project objectives in the areas of economic development, business attraction and retention, small business assistance and business financing, and employment.

Work with community partners on grant writing for events, community and economic development projects as appropriate Assist with planning and marketing of Hancocks unique local events, including Summer Nights Live and Blues, Brews, and BBQ to local and regional audiences to encourage multi day visits to the area Develop and distribute marketing material via email, social media and other media as applicable, respond to email and phone inquiries Build and maintain positive relationships with contacts in local, regional state economic development agencies, community organizations, and key community stakeholders Work with the Events Planner to determine fundraising and sponsorship needs for events.

Job Location: Hancock, New York

Pay: $42,000.00 Yearly

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CREE invites you to apply for this Manufacturing Operator position!


"How would you like to be a part of starting up the world’s largest, most state-of-the-art, automotive-qualified SiC wafer fab? 

We’re looking for passionate top-performers to join us at our fab facilities in New York as we qualify toolsets and design a 480,000 square-foot fab with over 100,000 square-feet of clean room space. If you want to be a pioneer with one of the most pivotal technologies of our time, Silicon Carbide, then you’re looking in the right place." 

This position will be based out of Albany, NY but will relocate to Marcy, NY in 2021/2022. 


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Recording Clerk Exam - Chenango County


Examination Date: May 16, 2020 

Applications accepted through: 5:00 P.M. April 30, 2020 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the fluidity of the current COVID 19 situation, the exam administration date may be postponed. Approved applicants will be notified if this happens. The last filing date will not change. 

See Details Here

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Staffworks Hiring Event at Sidney CDO Workforce


Staffworks will be at the Sidney CDO Workforce, Wednesday, February 19th, from 10 AM to 1 PM. 

Hiring for all shifts for Chobani, New Berlin. 

Please call to confirm your attendance. (607) 832-5776.

We look forward to seeing you! 

CDO Workforce, 21 Liberty Street, Sidney. Please use main door to the Civic Center. Use stairs or elevator to the 2nd floor.

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US Census Bureau Recruitment


You're invited to the US Census Bureau Recruitment at Norwich CDO Workforce! 

When: Thursday, February 6, 2020, 10:00 AM To Noon 

Where: Norwich CDO Workforce, 1 O'Hara Dr., Norwich, NY 13815 

US Census staff will be available to answer questions regarding online applications and to provide assistance. 

Jobs Currently Available: 

Census Taker (NY1292058)

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

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Stafkings Healthcare Systems Recruitment


You're invited to the Stafkings Healthcare Systems Recruitment at Norwich CDO Workforce! 

When: Tues., January 21st from 9:00am - Noon  

Where: 1 O'Hara Drive, Norwich, NY  

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

Open Positions: 
PCAs and HHAs and CNAs and Caregivers
First and Second Shift available
Positions are throughout Chenango County. Employees will enjoy flexible schedules, benefits, referral bonuses, and bi-monthly incentives.

"Come see us and become a part of our growing team."


You can ask a staff person for more information regarding the specific position requirements and to schedule an interview time.

For more information, call 607-334-2201.

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Executive Director Position at Chenango Health Network


Chenango Health Network is seeking an Executive Director in Norwich, NY. 

Preferred requirements: MPH, MPA or MSW  

"Seeking visionary leader for effective administration of a community-based rural health network. Proven experience with health care reform and planning, grant writing and grant management. Collaboration with government agencies, elected officials, hospitals, and non-profits. Competitive salary and benefits, EOE." 

Submit cover letter of interest and resume in PDF to: Search Committee at

Learn More/See Job Description

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CANCELED: STAFKINGS Heathcare Recruitment at Norwich CDO Workforce



It is anticipated that the recruitment will be rescheduled for January 2020.

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

When: Tuesday, Dec. 17th 

Where: 1 O'Hara Drive, Norwich, NY   

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

Open Positions: 
PCAs and HHAs and CNAs and Caregivers
First and Second Shift available
Positions are throughout Chenango County. Employees will enjoy flexible schedules, benefits, referral bonuses, and bi-monthly incentives.

"Come see us and become a part of our growing team."


Ask a staff person for more information regarding the specific position requirements and to schedule an interview time. (607) 334-2201

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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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Make Carpentry Your Career - Info Sessions


You're invited to the Carpenters' Union Info Sessions.  

"This is your first step for a great opportunity to join the Carpenters’ Union. Our goal is to recruit, train, and employ the next generation of skilled carpenters in the State of New York." 

Binghamton Info Session: Dec. 2, 2019, 6:00pm, 23 Market St., Binghamton, NY. For more information call 315-455-5797. 

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Utica Info Session: Dec. 2, 2019, 6:00pm, 207 Genesee St., Utica, NY. For more information call 315-455-5797. 

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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, .

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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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