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Delaware Area County Jobs Added Dec. 16th


Bassett Healthcare Network is hiring a Food Service Worker in Cooperstown, NY

Are you looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients?  At Bassett Healthcare Network, you will find an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference.  We are committed to helping the population we serve, and our communities achieve optimum health and enjoy the best quality of life possible.

LONGEVITY BONUS BEING OFFERED AT 6, 12 & 18 months of employment based on hours worked and could total $2650!

Job Summary:

Completes assigned functions within the department, excellent customer service, operates and maintains the dietary food equipment. Uses both Tablets and Cell phones to complete department tasks. Through constant interactions with customers, physicians, nursing, and visitors will provide efficient, courteous, and accurate service. Performs a variety of routine duties and assists in maintaining the high level of sanitation within the Food Service Department.


  • Prepare both Hot and Cold menu items identified on the production sheets, in accordance with forecasted and/or tallied quantities.
  • Adhere to HACCP guidelines to maintain sanitation of all food preparation and service areas.
  • Complete a variety of assignments that may include; direct patient customer service, in-house catering services, patient visitation, tray assembly, distribution and service, general sanitation, cleaning, and use of kitchen equipment.
  • Conduct a variety of cleaning tasks which may include dish washing, pot washing, general sanitation, cleaning, and use of kitchen equipment.
  • Assist in the service and storage of food.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of federal, state, local, and department sanitation procedures and maintain a clean sanitary working environment in all areas of the Food and Nutrition Department.
  • Utilize various equipment and supplies appropriately.
  • Clean and stock work area before each meal and at the end of shift.
  • Control food and paper waste, while recycling all appropriate trash items.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Experience: None required
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Requires excellent verbal and communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Physical Requirements: Able to be on your feet most of the time. Work in hot and cold environments. Able to lift up to 50 pounds


Our commitment to our employees includes benefit programs that are designed to meet the various needs across our employee population.

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
  • Life insurance and disability protection
  • Retirement benefits and more…

Throughout our network, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through employee contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location and/or position.

Bassett Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.

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First Transit, Inc. is looking for a Dispatcher in Norwich, NY
Minimum Experience Required: 3 years
Job Description:
Work in Dispatch Office dispatching and monitoring buses. Paperwork to assist with payroll and other reports keeping track of miles and passengers. Back up bus driver or monitor.
Dispatcher Experience & Skills: 3 year of customer service, dispatch, or scheduling experience preferred CDL Class C with Passenger Endorsement Ability to use Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Good Driving Record.
Pay: $16.55 Hourly
Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays
Duration: Full Time, Regular
Work Days: Monday thru Friday
Shift: First (Day).
Minimum Education Required: GED
Driver Licenses, Including Endorsements: Class C (Truck/Bus <= 26,000); Pass Transport
To apply, contact the employer in person, by telephone, by email, or on-line:
Frank Luyster III
126 Leilani's Way
Norwich, NY 13815
Phone: Luyster III, Frank (607) 334-7433 ext. 3


Delaware County Area Job Openings - December 8th


First Transit, Inc. is looking for a Bus Driver in Norwich, NY
Minimum Experience Required: 3 years
Job Description:
Drive small transit 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.
Will start out part-time but could become full-time. A Drug Screen, Medical Exam, and Background Check are required.
Pay: $15.00 Hourly
Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays
Duration: Part Time, Regular
Work Days: Monday thru Friday
Shift: First (Day)
Minimum Education Required: Less Than High School
Driver Licenses, Including Endorsements: Class B (Truck/Bus > 26,000); Air Brake; Pass Transport
To apply, contact the employer in person, by telephone, by email, or on-line:
Frank Luyster III
126 Leilani's Way
Norwich, NY 13815
Phone: (607) 334-7433 ext. 3


NYS Office of General Services is looking for a Facility Operations Assistant 1 in Oneonta, NY
Job Description: 
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be physically able to perform the tasks of the position and be able to understand and carry out written or oral instructions.
When required to operate motor vehicles, incumbents must possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle being operated.
• Clean buildings, facilities, (including) restrooms and restock supplies.
• Perform routine maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, and surrounding grounds using the appropriate tools and equipment.
• Perform other maintenance tasks such as collecting and disposing of trash, mowing lawns, and snow removal by shovel or powered snow removal equipment.
• Move furniture and equipment in the performance of custodial functions.
• Replace light bulbs; wash and dust fixtures, furnishings, floors, corridors, stairs, stairwells, and partitions using appropriate supplies and equipment; including ladders and scaffolding.
• Pick up and remove hazardous articles from floors and equipment and place them in designated receptacles or appropriate locations.
Operational Needs:
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.
• Ability to work at heights using ladders, scaffolding, platforms and boom lifts.
• Ability to operate small equipment including lawnmowers, snow blowers, weed eater, floor buffers, vacuums, etc.
Pay: $13.22 Hourly
Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vacation, Holidays, Retirement/Pension
Hours per Week: 40
Duration: Full Time, Regular
Work Days: Monday thru Friday
Shift: First (Day)
Minimum Education Required: GED
Driver Licenses, Including Endorsements: Class D (Operator)
How to Apply: Please send a completed S1000 application to

S1000 application can be found at:

Please include a clear, concise resume providing specific, verifiable information about your qualifying experience.


Meeting Management Associates is looking for an Administrative Assistant in Sherburne, NY
Minimum Experience Required::1 year
Job Description:
The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for helping to coordinate and expedite the flow of work for our client. Duties include, but not limited to: Organize and schedule meetings and appointments for management and staff. Maintain and manage organizational charts. Maintain and manage distribution lists Assist with new employee onboarding. Purchasing of supplies as needed by Executive Directors and Directors. Provides backup to other Executive Assistants when needed. Prepare and submit Expense Reports.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitive personal information. Research and schedule business travel arrangements for management and staff. Prepare agendas for meetings, take accurate minutes, distribute to staff, and maintain records. Draft and issue emails on behalf of management. Prepare reports and documents for management and meetings. Respond and resolve administrative inquiries and questions. Provide suggestions and insight for administrative process improvements to management. Maintain electronic and paper filing systems.
What you'll need to be successful? High School Diploma or GED; AAS in relevant field preferred. 1-3 years relevant experience. Advanced Microsoft Office knowledge. Organization and multi-tasking ability. Able to manage multiple priorities. Effective communication (internal and external/ written and oral). Team Player
Pay: $38,000.00 - $42,000.00 Yearly
Hours per Week: 40
Duration: Full Time, Regular
Work Days: Monday thru Friday
Shift: First (Day)
Minimum Education Required: High School Diploma
Driver Licenses, Including Endorsements: Class D (Operator)
To apply, contact the employer by mail, by fax, or by email:
Todd Thoman
16 West State Street
Sherburne, NY 13460
Fax: Thoman, Todd (607) 674-6132


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Northern Rivers is hiring Per-Diem Community Service Providers (CSPs) in the Delaware, Otsego, Chenango and Schoharie County area. If you or someone you know is looking to provide services to youth, GO HERE TO SEE THE JOB POSTING

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