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Open Positions

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Oswego Industries is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Oswego Industries/The Arc of Oswego County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Current openings:

  • Employment Services Associate – Full-Time
  • Family Resource Associate – Full-Time
  • Mobile Crew Leader – Full-Time
  • Maintenance Technician – Full-Time
  • Director of Quality Assurance – Full-Time
  • Fleet Coordinator – Full-Time / Part-Time
  • Mobile Crew Cleaner – Full-Time
  • Direct Support Professional – Full-Time or Part-Time
  • Community Habilitation Direct Support Professional – Full-Time or Part-Time

Check out our generous benefits package. View more open positions at our sister agency, The Arc of Oswego County.

Employment Services Associate Full-Time

The Employment Services Associate is responsible for promoting and developing employment and on-the-job training opportunities for applicants. Assist employers in tailoring jobs to meet employee skills and workforce needs. Demonstrate to employers the effectiveness and profitability of employing individuals by identifying jobs that workers could perform.

Examples of the essential duties for this position include: 

  • Develop resume; assist with job application completion and job search.
  • Exploration of supported person’s job interests, including by accessing Department of Labor websites and matrix skills trainings.
  • Interview preparation and attendance; follow up on applications/resumes that have been submitted; assist with job orientation paperwork, as needed.
  • Assist with arranging transportation for job and training if necessary.
  • Assist with purchasing of work/interview clothing via ACCES-VR clothing voucher.
  • Conduct task analysis of new work sites and develop task checklist for individual jobs (if necessary).
  • Develop relationships with local companies that may be prospective job placement locations/ job development (cold calls).
  • Provide counseling to people supported on proper social etiquette for the workplace (i.e. hygiene and grooming, co-worker/supervisor social interactions).
  • Promote and develop employment and on-the-job training opportunities for applicants: assist employers in tailoring jobs to meet employee skills and workforce needs.
  • Establish relationships with employers regarding problems, complaints, and progress of recently placed applicants.

Position Requirements:

  • Valid New York State driver license and clean driving record.
  • High School diploma and/or equivalent.
  • Relevant experience will be considered in providing support to individuals with developmental disabilities or related populations.
  • Able to pass required CBC clearance, and other background checks.

Join our team of Dedicated Professionals. Apply Now!

Family Resource Associate – Full-Time

The Family Resource Associate is responsible for providing support and advocacy for individuals who are suspected of having a developmental or intellectual disability as well as their families, caregivers, and guardians. This position is responsible for the case load assignment of people supported who are in need of accessing OPWDD (Office for People with Developmental Disabilities) services as well as services through the educational system.

Examples of the essential duties for this position include: 

  • Provide assistance with accessing necessary FSS services, including Service Access, Assistance, and Guardianship, for people supported who need to access OPWDD (Office for People with Developmental Disabilities) services as well as services through the educational system.
  • Partner with school providers and other members of the support team and correspond on behalf of the students and families.
  • Attend all required CSE and other school related meetings.
  • Maintain a case load to be assigned by the Family Support Manager.

 Position Requirements:

  • Has a valid New York State Driver’s License with reliable transportation.
  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) with 1 year experience working with children with special needs OR Associate’s Degree.
  • Experience supporting individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities or other special populations is preferred.
  • Experience in educational advocacy and an understanding of the CSE processes, Progress Reports, and IEPs.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check process.
  • Work well in a team environment.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Join our team of Dedicated Professionals. Apply Now!

Mobile Crew Leader Full-Time

To supervise and perform assigned duties as a working crew leader with the Custodial Crew to maintain a high standard of cleanliness throughout assigned buildings and locations. Work with Oswego Industries’ Custodial & Facilities Director and Department Heads to ensure that these standards are met.

Examples of the essential duties for this position include: 

  • Familiar with all types of cleaning, floor care and lawn care equipment, procedures, and standards, and the proper usage and maintenance of such.
  • Train others in all phases of equipment usage and safety procedures involved.
  • Maintain awareness of conditions which will improve upon the safety and welfare of people employed and/or supported at our agency.
  • Possess knowledge of chemicals and their usage, safety practices and expectations, and SDS, as well as conditions of usage.
  • Demonstrate excellent supervisory skills and the ability to lead a team.
  • Maintain and properly address contract negotiations.
  • Work closely with Purchasing, Human Resources, and Safety to maximize and maintain workforce, customer, and vendor relationships.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of budgeting, payroll, cost control, and inventory management.
  • Make timely evaluation and help to set goals which will keep employees aware of strengths and weaknesses.
  • Conduct interviewing, hiring, employee review, corrective action and ensure other assigned staff have familiarity as necessary.

Position Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree and supervisory experience preferred OR 3 years of experience in contract cleaning and lawn maintenance.
  • Computer literacy and basic writing abilities.
  • A clean, valid New York State Driver’s License.
  • Ability to pass required background check.

Join our team of Dedicated Professionals. Apply Now!

Maintenance Technician – Full-Time

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for conducting general maintenance and repairs on facility equipment and property structures. They ensure that heating, electrical, and plumbing systems perform at optimum functionality, develop and implement preventative maintenance plans and ensure the facilities and equipment are kept in safe operating condition.

Examples of the essential duties of this position include: 

  • Survey buildings and equipment to ensure consistency with health and safety standards.
  • Perform maintenance of electrical systems (replace light bulbs and sockets, clean and repair circuit breaker panels etc.)
  • Perform maintenance of plumbing systems (fix leaks, clogs, and other drainage problems).
  • Prepare, prime, and paint building interior and exterior surfaces.
  • Work closely with contractors to ensure proper upkeep and maintenance of equipment, including HVAC, sewer, and electrical systems.
  • Maintain a facilities key log, make copies of keys and repair door locks and locking mechanisms.
  • Maintain and complete documentation for fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems, building alarm contacts and other building systems.
  • Inspect alarm systems such as carbon dioxide and fire protection and quickly schedule repairs when needed.
  • Perform manual repairs on equipment when necessary.
  • Assist with scheduling of regular pest control activities, such as spraying insecticide, maintaining traps, etc.
  • Assist with grounds maintenance to include mowing and trimming.

Position Requirements:

• High school diploma or equivalent

• Minimum of 5 years experience in a maintenance role.

• General knowledge of electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems.

• Experienced in operating a variety of equipment, including tow motors, power tools, and lawn equipment.

• Experienced in general equipment repairs.

Join our team of Dedicated Professionals. Apply Now!

Director of Quality Assurance – Full-Time

The Director of Quality Assurance is responsible for the development, implementation, and the monitoring of all the agencies’ quality assurance and compliance programs. The director will ensure that all programs maintain the highest quality consistent with the agency’s mission and vision. The Director of Quality Assurance position is a full time, exempt position.

What you need to apply:

  • Experience in the Corporate Compliance field and/or relevant experience will be considered
  • Valid/clean New York State Driver’s License
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check process

Join our team of Dedicated Professionals. Apply Now!

Fleet Coordinator – Full-Time / Part-Time

Join a quality driven, creative team environment with a mission to positively impact the lives of adults with disabilities. The Fleet Coordinator position starts at $18.00 an hour. Rate will be based on experience.  Also includes a sign on bonus!

 The Fleet Coordinator is responsible for the safe, efficient, and effective operations of all Agency vehicles. In this position, you will create and implement routine and preventative vehicle maintenance procedures to ensure vehicles are performing safely and in compliance with all Agency, federal and state regulations. The Fleet Coordinator leads the Agency’s Safe Driving Initiative by providing initial and annual training to employees. You will work closely with other departments to coordinate vehicle redeployments and breaks in service, as well as support Human Resources with cause investigations related to vehicle damage.

What you need to apply for our Fleet Coordinator position:

  • High School Diploma (or equivalent)
  • General knowledge of vehicle maintenance and upkeep
  • In-depth knowledge of vehicle diagnostics and repairs preferred
  • Experience in fleet management preferred
  • Valid New York State Driver’s License
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check process
Join our team of Dedicated Professionals. Apply Now!

Mobile Crew Cleaner – Full-Time

SUMMARY: Clean customer facilities as instructed by the Site Supervisor or Assistant Site Supervisor. Duties will vary dependent on specific contracts and locations. This position is Monday-Friday evening hours with flexibility based on the needs of the different clients we serve.

This is an AbilityOne Federal contract job opening which provides work opportunities to those with disabilities. If you have documentation to support a physical, psychological, developmental, intellectual, or other type of disability, we strongly encourage you to apply.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs all necessary outdoor work, including spring cleanup, leaf blower, hedge trimming, leaf raking, pruning, walk-behind mower, and self-powered mower.
  • Snow removal as needed (shoveling, salting, etc.).
  • Grounds/lawn maintenance.
  • Maintain and clean equipment.
  • Report damaged equipment promptly to Supervisor or Crew Leader.
  • Reports problems, complaints or incidences promptly to the Supervisor or Crew Leader.
  • Complete assigned task list for each specific assignment which may include:
    • Checking all restrooms in assigned areas.
    • Cleaning restrooms and re-supplying as necessary.
    • Sweeping and mopping of all restroom floors.
    • Cleaning facility windows.
    • Dusting all desktops, cabinets, ledges, partitions, furniture etc.
    • Cleaning floors as required, using floor signs and all appropriate safety procedures.
    • Emptying waste receptacles and replacing liners as needed.
    • Removal of all recycling material and placing in appropriate bins.
  • Understands the team concept and acts as part of a quality performing unit.
  • Follows all safety procedures in handling machinery.
  • Inspect area for cleanliness and ensure no cleaning devices (chemical containers, equipment, rags, etc.) are left behind.
  • Proper use of all equipment for maximum efficiency.
  • Other duties assigned by management.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Requires an IEP, GED, or High School education or equivalent with experience in grounds maintenance procedures. Multiple background checks must be successfully completed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must have a legal form of ID and the ability to complete multiple background checks.

Apply now.

DSP (Direct Support Professional) – Full-Time/Part-Time

SUMMARY: To assist in the provision of community-based experiences with adults who are disabled. As a Direct Support Professional, maturity, responsibility, sensitivity, and the ability to work independently are essential traits.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and/or RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide instructional activities both center-based and community-based, which will develop new skills and/or enhance existing skills related to fuller community inclusion.
  • Provide direct, hands-on personal care required by each person (may include lifting, and transferring).
  • Provide opening and closing Door Duty/Transportation as assigned.
  • Support program areas to cover staff absences, both scheduled and unscheduled.
  • Support individuals with disabilities in developing and refining skills promoting health, safety, and functional independence.
  • Assist in the implementation of ISP (Individual Service Plan) goals within a group setting or in one to one situations.
  • Educate the general public as to the value of integrating individuals with disabilities into community life.
  • Incorporate individual choice and decision making into all phases of planning.
  • Participate in initiating new methods and/or ideas that will lead to more effective learning for the individual.
  • Maintain records, charts, billing, and progress notes (written and/or electronic) for assigned individuals.
  • Operate program vehicles in transporting participants for off-site activities.
  • Collaborate with Service Coordinators, Production Supervisors, and the Health and Safety Coordinator as individuals’ needs require.
  • Participate in meetings on a daily basis.
  • Augment current job knowledge by participating in conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. conducted both within the agency and outside the agency.
  • Other duties as assigned by Program Coordinator.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or equivalent. Experience working on a team. Experience with those who are disabled is preferred, but not required. Basic writing abilities. A clean, valid New York State Driver’s License. Ability to pass required background check

Apply now.

Community Habilitation DSP (Direct Support Professional) – Full-Time/Part-Time

SUMMARY: Oswego Industries and our sister agency, The Arc of Oswego County, are recruiting Community Habilitation Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to join our Community Habilitation Team. A Community Hab DSP must be patient, compassionate, and detailed oriented. They are responsible for providing services aimed at promoting positive community engagement, independence, instruction, and guidance to support individuals with disabilities. This is a goal-oriented program that has positive, meaningful, daily impacts on the lives of adults with disabilities.

The Community Habilitation program has flexible hours determined by the needs of the individual and the DSP providing services, to include full-time and part-time positions. If you are an independent worker who recognizes the importance of community inclusion and services for adults with disabilities, we encourage you to apply.

A qualified candidate:

  • Has a valid NYS Drivers License
  • Has a high school diploma or an equivalent
  • Takes pride in helping others achieve their personal goals
  • Is productive in an independent setting
  • Has good communication and interpersonal skills

Apply now.