CLASSIFIEDS

ASSESSOR, ONEONTA

Date Issued: August 14, 2019

The City of Oneonta is currently accepting proposals from companies or individuals interested in providing Assessor services for the city. Sole Appointed Assessor appointments, as prescribed in the Real Property Tax Law (RPTL) §310 shall be for a six-year term of office. The next term of office will begin October 1, 2019 and ends September 30, 2025. Work in this title is performed as an independent contractor. A full job description is available at the personnel office, 258 Main St, or at www.oneonta.ny.us/personnel.

Interested parties should submit a letter of interest and a resume to the Personnel Department by August 30 either in person, via mail, or via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 30, 2019

DEPUTY CLERK, HORSEHEAD

Date Issued: July 2, 2019

At the present time, there is one full-time opening. This is a non-competitive title; therefore, no Civil Service examination is required.

Starting Annual Salary Range ($31,200 - $33,150) based on 35 hour work week including a generous benefit package

Candidates must have been legal residents of Chemung or a contiguous (Schuyler, Steuben, Tompkins) County for at least one month immediately preceding the date of application. This administrative position involves Utility Billing and the responsibility for assisting the Village Clerk-Treasurer by performing a number of varied accounting and administrative tasks. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Village Clerk-Treasurer with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out details of the work, which involves responsibility for all functions of the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office in the absence of the Clerk-Treasurer. Other duties as assigned.

DUTIES INCLUDE: Complete final utility bills and transfers
Export data from utility billing; Import and export between the meter reader and utility billing system; Verify reads for accuracy; Perform complex payroll transactions or may prepare payroll for entire department and prepare all related reports; Correct demand meter reads, calculate bills, make adjustments, print bills and shut-off letters, sort and mail bills; Generate miscellaneous invoices for health insurance, water haulers, etc.; Reconcile bank statements; Receive and post payments from mail and walk-ins; Answer and transfer calls; Field and direct resident concerns.

Must have good knowledge of current general and governmental principles, practices and terminology of accounting, financial administration and budgeting; Excellent computer literacy is a must; Ability to develop complex accounting worksheets and financial reports; Good knowledge of computer applications such as word, excel and Office 365; Thorough knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment; Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced work environment; Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with others; Ability to maintain confidentiality where required; Ability to perform close detail work involving considerable visual effort and strain; Honest, courteous and tactful; Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions; Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with the public and other governmental and private agencies; Good judgment in solving complex clerical and administrative problems;  Performs related work necessary for the efficient execution of administrative functions of the Village Office.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A. Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and one year of experience in an accounting position. OR B. Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and three years of accounting experience which includes payroll, general ledger, accounts receivable and accounts payable.

Submit an Application for Employment by mail, or drop off to: Village of Horseheads, Att: Donna Dawson, 202 S. Main St. Horseheads NY 14845

LAST DATE TO FILE: Applications accepted until vacancy is filled. Successful candidates must pass background check and drug screening.

Village of Horseheads, Donna Dawson,
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SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

Date Issued: July 29, 2019

The Village of Tarrytown is seeking a full time Superintendent of Public Works for our Department of Public Works. This is a competitive position under the applicable rules of Civil Service – candidates must either be in the Civil Service title or have taken the test and be reachable on the Civil Service list. This person will be under the general supervision of the Village Administrator, or his designee. Responsibilities will include overseeing the Public Works Department including the divisions of Highway, Sanitation, Mechanic/Garage and Water. Parks is a separate department. Examples of work includes supervising the department’s activities including budget, payroll, administrative processes, and construction, maintenance and repair of roads, drainage, culverts and catch-basins, sewers, water systems, buildings and facilities, vehicles and apparatus. Oversees and supervises village-wide maintenance of landscaping along streets, clearing and removal of snow, garbage and recycling. May use Microsoft Office email, document, spreadsheets, “apps” and other similar programs.

Required knowledge and attributes include thorough knowledge and experience in the supervision and operation of municipal public works, water and sewer departments. Qualified applicants must have at least six (6) years experience in a public works role including supervisory experience, or related specialized education. Salary range is competitive DOQE based on experience and qualifications, in a range of $137,000 to $157,000.

The current position will become vacant by the end of October, 2019, due to the announced retirement of the incumbent. The Village is seeking to fill the position in mid-September, 2019, in order to allow time to work with the current Superintendent and allow for an exchange of knowledge and information, although there is some flexibility.  Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume, via e-mail is preferred, Attention: Richard Slingerland, Village Administrator, 1 Depot Plaza, Tarrytown, NY 10591 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 6, 2019

The Village of Tarrytown is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is fully committed to maintaining a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on race, gender, religion, age, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, and other non-merit factors. All persons applying for employment and employed by the Village shall be afforded equal employment opportunity in initial employment and consideration for advancement.

ENGINEER, WATERTOWN

The City of Watertown, New York, is recruiting for a full-time City Engineer. This position reports directly to the City Manager and is an integral part of the City Management Team. The position oversees and manages the City’s Engineering Staff, including design and construction of all City public infrastructure projects, overseeing regulatory compliance with State and Federal agencies, and directing numerous annual construction projects.

The position requires graduation from an accredited college/university with a BA degree in Civil Engineering or related field with five years of engineering experience with a minimum of three years’ experience in a supervisory capacity. The position requires a PE license for practicing in New York State. A valid NYS driver’s license is also required. Salary from $90,000 to $95,000 to start.

Please visit the City’s website at www.watertown-ny.gov for an application and complete job description. Submit letter of interest, application and resume by 8/16/19 to Amie McIntyre, City Hall, 245 Washington St. Room 201B, Watertown, NY 13601. The City of Watertown is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Date Issued: July 31, 2019

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