USPS looking to hire 50 mail carriers in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) – The United States Postal Service is looking to hire 50 new mail carriers in Rochester.

The position of a city carrier assistant requires workers to deliver and collect mail on foot or by vehicle.

Pay rates start at $16.78 an hour. Workers should be open to working weekdays, weekends and holidays.

All applicants must have a valid state driver’s license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of documented driving experience. A written exam is required for all applicants, as well.

Potential employees will also be screened for an employment history background check, military history, criminal conviction history, drug screening, and a personal interview.

Applications will be accepted through June 23. There is no fee to apply. People who are interested can apply here.

 

The City of Rochester Emergency Communications Department is hiring

Are you looking for a rewarding career in public service with great benefits? Answer the call. The City of Rochester Emergency Communications Department is hiring ambitious and dedicated individuals as 911 Dispatchers and Telecommunicators — no prior experience is necessary. Apply by June 30, 2018 to take the civil service entrance exam in August. Find out more about how you can make a positive difference in the lives of others, every day, at www.cityofrochester.gov/Join911 or call (585) 528-2200 for more information.

Rochester Precision Optics is #hiring! 25+ positions

Rochester Precision Optics is #hiring! 50+ positions available in A, B, and C shifts in our ultra-modern, high tech #optics manufacturing facility.

RPO is a global leader in precision optics, optical components, and optical assemblies. As one of the fastest growing companies in Rochester, RPO offers exciting career paths and the opportunity to work on market-leading programs. We specialize in a full spectrum of products & services including – Design and Engineering, Systems Integration, Lens Assembly, Visible and Infrared Components, Glass and Plastic Molded Aspheres, and Thin Film Coating.

Apply here: https://hubs.ly/H0bYXRw0

Got Skills? Prove It!

Do you have an upcoming interview and want to prove to an employer that you have the skills needed? Do you want to upgrade your skills and are thinking about training?

What is Prove It!?

Prove It! is an Internet-based skills assessment program that provides over 1,500 tests for clerical, software, industrial, healthcare, financial, and technical job classifications. In addition, Prove It! offers more than 35 online tutorials for Microsoft Office 2000–2013 titles. Includes Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Why Should I Utilize Prove It! Assessments and Tutorials?

  • To target specific skills employers are looking for and focus on real-world skill sets.
  • To gain a better understanding of specific skill areas that you may need training in.
  • To market yourself more confidently to employers during interviews and resume development.
  • To stand out from other candidates who are competing for the same position.

 

What Kind of Assessments and Tutorials Are There?

  • There are over 1,500 different assessments offered through Prove It! in areas such as Accounting, Clerical, Software, Technical, Legal, Medical and Industrial titles.  Assessment titles include: Microsoft Word, Excel and Access 2013, QuickBooks Pro 2013, Medical Terminology, Office Management, Cisco Networking, Oracle, Accounting Terminology, Dental Assistant, and many more.
  • There are online tutorials in all Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint 2000-2013.  These tutorials offer step-by-step instruction in these programs.

 

How Do I Access Prove It! Assessments and Tutorials?

How has becoming employed changed your life?

Individuals are becoming employed through various programs at our RochesterWorks! Saint Paul office, here are some of the things being said when asked the question, how has becoming employed changed your life?

Lavonia Dunbar (Assistant Teacher) The Rite Care Child Development Center:

“Having a job has changed my life. It is helping a lot with my Kids because I now work with kids. Also, I now can do things with my kids as well.”

Danielle Downs (Office Manager) Native American Cultural Center:

“Getting employed has helped my life out a lot. It’s a big change working but the outcome is very good. I am now off Social Services!”

Lonnie Watkins (Welder) Mossman Tebbs LLC.

“Having a job has given me a chance to look forward to getting up and going to works instead of just sitting around or just doing Work Experience; It gets food on the table! As for the overall experience with the program I give it a 10- it has been an excellent experience. I appreciate you (the team) so much and all the help you gave me! Thank you!”

Corey Kusse (Advisor) RochesterWorks!

“With resume in hand and my renewed confidence from the job readiness training and despite all the anxiety and fear in the beginning, I had changed because of this program. On May 1, 2017 after interviewing I started my dream job at Rochester Works! I am able to help build confidence and help others on their way to their success. Becoming employed changed my life in millions of ways.”

Gregg Walker (Racker) QoS:

“Becoming employed has affected me I a good way. I enjoy being independent and having a place to go in the mornings. It’s great to be a productive member of society!”


Diligence and Perseverance Leads to Opportunity for Hilda

Hilda came to the Work Experience Program with substantial experience and success in her entire adult life. Having no prior experience with social services she was uncomfortable and sometimes frustrated to be a part of the process.

“Applying for benefits was one of the hardest things I ever had to do. I had to use the system the way it was designed. Many people think that people on benefits are lazy and take advantage
of the system. I am here to say that perceptions are not always accurate. I did what I had to do and I succeeded. I no longer need the system but it worked for me.”

“You have to get the most out of the Program,which is developed to help people by placing them at sites that may become job opportunities, as it did for me. You can at least get a good reference
or recommendation. But you cannot be successful unless you are willing to be responsible, reliable, and work hard for a job opportunity. With perseverance,it can be done.” Hilda now works full-time at RochesterWorks! “The feeling of earning a living cannot be compared to anything. I am in a much
better place.”

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