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Employment Opportunities

Opportunities for Otsego is currently seeking qualified applicants for the positions listed below. To apply, send a fully completed application package to Human Resources, Opportunities for Otsego, 3 West Broadway, Oneonta NY  13820, which includes:

* A fully completed Opportunities for Otsego employment application form and
* An updated resume and
* A cover letter

Be sure to specify the position(s) you are applying for and sign the application form. Applications may be downloaded by clicking below, picked up at 3 West Broadway in Oneonta, or can be requested by email or telephone (607.433.8008). 

Fully completed application packages are acknowledged by mail and forwarded to the hiring manager who will contact candidates whom they wish to interview.   OFO respectfully asks applicants not to call the agency regarding the status of their application. 

Applications are job specific.  For your convenience, applicants should make a copy of their original completed application form for use in applying for other OFO position(s) that open in the future.  OFO cannot update applications on the behalf of applicants.

Opportunities for Otsego is an equal opportunity employer.

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Administration

Clerical Assistant: The Clerical Assistant provides administrative and clerical support services for the finance and human resources functions.  Responsibilities include maintaining files and records, entering data, preparing correspondence, ensuring accuracy and compliance with procedures, and other various clerical duties.  Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED; one year of relevant office experience; general knowledge of finance and human resources, basic computer skills and knowledge; a valid New York State drivers license.  This position is 15 hours/week.

 

Early Childhood Services

Assistant Teacher: The Assistant Teacher works in the Head Start Program that supports children, ages 3-5 from low income families, to develop the skills needed to be successful in school.  Responsibilities include assisting a classroom teacher in daily classroom activities, keeping records, and working with children and parents in a center based program.  Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED; current preschool CDA preferred; one year experience working with pre-school children; a valid New York State drivers license.

 

Building Healthy Families Assessment Worker:  The Building Healthy Families Assessment worker is a member of a team that works with clients to support parent-child bonding, child health and development, and family self-sufficiency by reducing the stress that comes with parenting.  Responsibilities include client intake, screening and assessment, community outreach, and referrals to appropriate support services.  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in a human services related  field  OR  an Associate’s Degree in human  services related  field  and  two years of relevant  experience; a valid New York State drivers license.  This position is 25 hours/week.

 

Center Associate:  The Center Associate works in the Head Start Program that supports children, ages 3-5 from low income families, to develop skills needed to be successful in school.  Responsibilities include assisting a classroom teacher in daily classroom activities, school bus monitoring, and working with children and parents in a center based program.  Qualifications:  High School Diploma/GED; one year experience working with pre-school children; a valid New York State drivers license.

 
The Childrens Center Associate (Substitute): The Childrens Center Associate provides care to children, age birth-12, whose parents have business in the Otsego County Courts.  Responsibilities include assisting the classroom teacher in daily classroom activities and working with children and parents in a drop-in day care center.  Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED; one year experience working with pre-school children; a valid New York State drivers license.

 

Energy Services

NEW! Energy Services Auditor/Heating Technician:  The Energy Services Auditor/Heating Technician assists households to reduce their heating and cooling costs by providing comprehensive Home Energy Assessments on dwellings and developing comprehensive work scopes for crews to follow. Responsibilities include performing HVAC measures, proper sizing of heating systems, conducting installations and repairs, educating clients in energy conservation, and performing energy conservation work on client’s homes as needed to meet production goals.  Qualifications:  High School Diploma/GED; two year technical degree preferred.  Applicants must have five years construction experience; two years HVAC experience; relevant knowledge of standard construction practices as they apply to energy conservation; and a valid NYS drivers license. The successful candidate must obtain certifications as required.

 

Housing and Employment Services

Emergency Housing Associate (Substitutes): The Emergency Housing Associate works in the Emergency Housing Assistance Program to support and advocate for clients at the emergency housing residential facility, helping them attain permanent housing, employment, and other goals to achieve self-sufficiency. Responsibilities include ensuring the security, safety, and health of residents and staff, collaborating with other community programs and organizations, responding to the emergency housing hotline, and providing on-call coverage as assigned. Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED; experience in human services area; a valid New York State drivers license. 

 

Victim Services

Crisis Intervention Associates (Substitutes): The Crisis Intervention Associate works in the Violence Intervention Program to support victims of domestic violence and sexual assault by maintaining a safe environment at the domestic violence shelter, conducting intake interviews, providing client support, advocacy, and medical accompaniment, assisting in case management and crisis intervention, and answering the domestic violence/sexual assault hotline. This is a substitute position, working hours as needed by the program. Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED; a valid New York State drivers license; and experience in human services.

 

Employee Benefits Summary (2015)

Updated 04.22.2015

 


 

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