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:

  • Custodial Cleaner – Part-Time
  • Direct Support Professional – Full-Time or Part-Time
  • Community-Based Direct Support Professional – Full-Time

Check out our generous benefits package.

Custodial Cleaner – Part-Time

SUMMARY: Clean facilities as instructed by Custodial Crew Leader. Duties will vary dependent on specific areas.

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

  • Follow the directions of the Crew Leader
  • Complete assigned task list for each specific assignment which may include:
    • Checking all restrooms in assigned area
    • Cleaning restrooms and re-supplying as necessary
    • Sweeping and mopping of all restroom floors
    • Cleaning facility windows
    • Dusting all desk tops, 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
    • Removing all recycling material and placing in appropriate bins; snow removal as necessary
  • Properly maintain equipment
  • Report equipment failures promptly to Crew Leader
  • Report any problems, complaints, or incidences promptly to the Crew Leader
  • Inspect area for cleanliness and ensure no cleaning devices (chemicals containers, equipment, rags, etc.) are left behind

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or equivalent. One (1) year of custodial experience preferred. Ability to work productively while unsupervised.

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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

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

SUMMARY: Oswego Industries and our sister agency, The Arc of Oswego County, are recruiting Community-Based Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to join our Community Habilitation Team. A Community-Based 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.