If you are honestly job seeking, this is the absolute best time to get a job.  There are so many companies hiring now that even panhandlers should be embarrassed to say they cannot 'find' a job.

There's a local company, Northland Workforce Training Center, looking for numerous employees to take on jobs in the Manufacturing Industry, and industry that has changed from manually operating machinery to almost everything now operating from a computer based system.  Northland Workforce Training Center will Train you followed by anyone of the local manufacturers hiring you with a guaranteed starting salary of between $30,000 & $50,000 annually.  For more info regarding Northland Workforce Training Center, click the button below.

Another entity hiring, which is the main focus of this post, is the NYDOT (New York State Department of Transportation).  According to News Reports, NYDOT is hiring 470 persons with 35 of those jobs located in the Finger lakes area and 59 in WNY.  Jobs include permanent and seasonal positions for persons qualified as shown below, according to the News Article:


- Be at least 18 years old
- Pass a physical and drug test
- Have a valid, clean Class A or B commercial driver license
- Be certified to operate DOT heavy dump trucks within two weeks after start of employment
Employees that are hired will be training on different equipment – such as backhoes, front end loaders and stump grinders – and physical labor is required for the job.

Returning seasonal employees and retirees will qualify for the Highway Maintenance Worker 1 position.

Here's also a breakdown of where the job hires are taking place:

Capital Region: 71 employees
Mohawk Valley: 43 employees
Central NY: 34 employees
Finger Lakes: 35 employees
- Western NY: 59 employees
Western Southern Tier: 34 employees
- Eastern Southern Tier: 57 employees
- North Country: 40 employees
Hudson Valley: 66 employees
Long Island: 31 employees

The state DOT plans to hire the following numbers of permanent and temporary workers across the state, according to the News Report:

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