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Summer Employment Opportunities
Con Edison 2012 Summer Hire Program
Con Edison’s Summer Intern Program provides college students with work experiences that help them connect textbook knowledge with real-world settings and gain an understanding of the way we work at Con Edison. With this program, Con Edison identifies students who demonstrate high energy, intellect, and a genuine thirst for learning and who, upon graduation from college, may qualify as candidates for the company’s Growth Opportunities for Leadership Development (GOLD) Program. Applicants must be full-time students in a four-year college program (with at least upper sophomore status), have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater, and be involved in the study of engineering, environmental science, computer science and business-related disciplines, such as accounting or finance. For specific questions about the summer program, please contact Michelle Roett firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-460-4920. Click on link below for more information: http://apps.coned.com/careers/careers/internship.asp
Jamaica Neighborhood Center Job Club
The Jamaica Neighborhood Center offers a free service to assist people from Southeast Queens with job-readiness skill sets in writing a professional resume and cover letter; interviewing practices and techniques; applying on-line procedures; elevator pitch (verbal resume) and Microsoft Suite 2007 (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint). For additional information, visit http://benincasafamilyservices.org/blog/jamaica-neighborhood-center, or contact Ms. Dhamana Turner, Job Coach, at 718-739-2060 Ext 18.
When: Tuesdays – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; Wednesdays, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; Thursdays, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: Jamaica Neighborhood Center – 161-06 89th Avenue (between Jamaica and Hillside Avenues)
How Much: Free
Poll Worker Opportunity
Poll workers wanted for Guy R. Brewer United Democratic Club. If you are interested in working and getting paid as a Poll Worker — $200.00 per day and paid training — please call District Leader Leslie Spigner at 646-266-1314 or email email@example.com.
Metro North Conductors
Metro North is currently hiring Conductors. The starting salary is $26.00/per hour full time 40-hours per week. This is a full time job only. You will be provided free train transportation to most locations. The training program is 9-12 month program which you get paid for. You must register on the website below to apply for the job. You will be asked to provide an email address and password. For additional information, visit: http://www.mta.info/mta/employment/employment_out.html
Apply Now for Civil Service Exams
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) is accepting applications for the following civil service exams. The application deadline is September 27 (unless otherwise noted). So don’t delay, apply today! Current openings include: Elevator Mechanic; Emergency Medical Specialist – EMT; Firefighter (Filing period closes September 15); Interpreter (Spanish); Program Evaluator (ACS); Caseworker; Child Protective Specialist; Correction Officer; Eligibility Specialist; Environmental Police Officer; Police Officer; School Safety Agent; Sewage Treatment Worker; Special Officer (DCAS Jurisdiction Only); Special Officer (HHC Only); and Traffic Enforcement Agent. DCAS Computerized Testing Centers offer NYC’s most popular civil service exams on a walk-in basis, six days a week, at two convenient locations. Take your test on our computers and receive an instant preliminary score!
Application and Computerized Testing Center Locations:
210 Joralemon St., 4th floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
2 Lafayette St., 17th floor
New York, NY 10007
The NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) holds civil service exams for City jobs. For more information, call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK or visit www.nyc.gov/dcas.
Air Traffic Controller Jobs
If you have or know kids between the ages of 18-31 with a high school diploma, the Federal Aviation Association is taking applications for air traffic controller school. We all have kids and know kids in the right age group (under 31) and with some effort they could reach a salary of over $100,000 with benefits in about 3 years! You need only a high school diploma to apply and credit is given for college on the exam. For additional information, visit http://www.faa.gov/jobs/job_opportunities/airtraffic_controllers
Resorts World New York Racino Jobs
Need a job? Or do you know someone who needs a job? Then click on the link below, because Resorts World New York is hiring. New job postings were recently added.
Job Training Opportunities:
Home Health Aide Training! (April Start Date)
Learn how you can begin your journey towards a rewarding career in the health care field. Program consists of: world of work developmental workshops; quality off-site training; minimum of 20 hours a week paid salary at start of employment; certification as a HHA at completion of paid filed supervision. To be considered for admission, you must: be at least 18 years old; possess basic English skills; be a New York state resident for the last 12 months; must complete TABE Test & Interview process; meet EOC income eligibility guidelines. Apply Mondays through Thursdays 9:00 am to 3:00 pm or evenings on Wednesdays 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. The next session begins April 23rd so hurry and sign-up. For more information, call 718-725-3320 or 3403, or visit the SUNY-Queens Educational Opportunity Center at 158-29 Archer Avenue, Jamaica, New York 11433. You can apply online at http://www.queenseoc.net.
Security Guard Training! (May Start Date)
Security Guards have become increasingly important in our society! Did you know the security industry is one of the fastest growing in the country? A job is waiting for you in the security field! If you are motivated to work, are at least 18 years of age, read at the 8th grade level or better, and have low to moderate income with no barriers to employment, the QEOC will train you in one week to become a Security Guard. You will receive: eight hour pre-assignment training course certificate; the sixteen hour on-the-job training course certificate; the NYC Fireguard Preparation Course; job readiness training/portfolio development; interview attire and job placement assistance. The next session begins May 21st, so hurry and sign-up. For more information, call 718-725-3320, or visit the SUNY-Queens Educational Opportunity Center at 158-29 Archer Avenue, Jamaica, New York 11433. You can apply online at http://www.queenseoc.net.
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