Career Opportunities

Tioga Opportunities, Inc. is a private nonprofit, Community Action Agency that has served low-income residents of Tioga County for over 50 years. Multiple departments work collaboratively to help vulnerable individuals and families move toward self-sufficiency and financial security.

See below for open positions.

If you are the kind of person who likes to help others meet their potential, please consider joining one of our departments.

We offer competitive benefits to full- and part-time employees.

  • Vacation, sick, and personal leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Retirement: 403(b) tax-deferred savings
  • Retirement: Tax deferred annuity
  • Insurance: Health – medical, vision, and dental
  • Insurance: Life and accident/death
  • Insurance: Supplemental – disability and life
  • Insurance: Accident and critical illness
  • Flexible spending account OR Health Savings Account
  • Disability: Short and Long-term 
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Tioga Opportunities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

To apply: send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:  careers@tiogaopp.org  OR

Human Resources
Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827

Current job openings:

Position: HOUSING INSPECTOR/REHABILIATATION SPECIALIST

Type of Position: Full-time = Monday – Friday: 35 hours per week

Department: Housing Services

Job summary:
This person is responsible for the planning and execution of all housing inspections and ensuring Section 8 Housing Quality Standards are met while developing and maintaining a positive working relationship with landlords and tenants; also responsible for the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of housing rehabilitation activities.

Responsibilities & duties:
• Conducts housing inspections to determine compliance with the Federal Housing Quality Standards (HQS)
• Prepares work write-ups, bid specifications, and cost estimates
• Conducts progress inspections and final inspections to ensure quality work and adherence to the bid specifications and obtains homeowner sign off and approval

Qualifications & skills:
• Must attend a certification seminar, within one year of employment, and pass exam for (HQS) Housing Inspector
• Must attend seminars to achieve a Basic Code Enforcement Training Certificate in New York State Building Codes
• Must have knowledge of housing inspection techniques, procedures, and practices in order to diagnose and analyze housing conditions
• Must have a working knowledge of construction methods and materials and building maintenance problems
• Must have the ability to communicate solutions of housing maintenance problems to property owners
• Must have good oral and written skills to be able to communicate verbally and in writing with tenants and owners, contractors, code officials, and public officials

Benefits:
Generous benefits include medical/dental insurance; pension; vacation & sick leave; paid holidays; etc.

Minimum pay: $14.85/hour

Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with completed application to:
careers@tiogaopp.org or
Human Resources
Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827

Posted date: 9/4/18

 

 Position: Office Clerk

Type of Position: Full-time=35 hours

Department: FAMILY HEALTH SERVICES

Job summary: The person in this position performs general receptionist and clerical duties in support of the Family Planning clinic.

Responsibilities & duties: Receptionist, data entry specifically with electronic health records

Qualifications & skills: High school diploma or equivalency diploma; 3-months medical office experience preferred

Benefits: Generous benefits include medical/dental insurance; pension; vacation & sick leave; paid holidays; etc.

Minimum pay: $10.40+ DOE

Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with completed application to:
careers@tiogaopp.org or
Human Resources
Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827

Posted date: 8/31/18

Position:   ENERGY SERVICES SPECIALIST

Type of Position: 40 HOURS/WEEK: Monday-Thursday

Department: Energy Services

Job summary:
The person in this position is responsible for the installation of energy saving measures and the correction of health and safety issues in homes in Broome and Tioga Counties.

Responsibilities & duties:
• Install attic, wall, floor insulation
• Install windows and exterior doors
• Use hand and power tools
• Lift/manipulate objects weighing up to 90 pounds
• Climb ladders/scaffolding
• Work in small spaces

Qualifications & skills:
• High School Diploma or equivalent plus one year experience in the construction or energy conservation field
• Must have a valid driver’s license, with an acceptable driving record

Generous benefits include:
• 4-day work week: Monday-Thursday=40 hours/week
• medical/dental insurance
• pension
• vacation & sick leave
• paid holidays

Minimum pay: $14.59/hour

Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with completed application to:
careers@tiogaopp.org or
Human Resources
Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827

Posted date: August 15, 2018

 

Position: Production Coordinator

Type of Position: Full-time: 40 hours per week

Department: Energy Services

Job summary:
The person in this position is responsible for scheduling, coordinating, and overseeing daily crew locations, job assignments, and auditor/post-inspector scheduling in a production environment; monitors and assists job progress to completion with material and logistical support; supervises production staff; assists with the installation of energy saving measures and corrections of health and safety issues in buildings as assigned by the Department Director.

Responsibilities & duties:
1. Monitors productivity and completion of jobs against approved work scopes
2. Evaluates and plans daily production schedule; assigns crews, auditors, and heat technicians to maximize efficiency of staff and resources
3. Makes decisions and takes action to deal with results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site
4. Interacts with clients to offer problem resolution
5. Provides logistical, material, and hands-on support, and technical assistance for jobs, as needed

Required competencies:
1. Ability to plan, motivate, develop, and direct staff to meet production goals
2. Ability to interpret and apply program regulations
3. Demonstrates general carpentry skills, understanding of construction materials, and their proper application
4. Understands fundamentals of energy, heat transfer, infiltration, insulation, etc.
5. Knowledge of health and safety policies, procedures, and strategies to promote the safety of staff, clients, and property
6. Demonstrates accuracy, documentation, records retention, time management, and organizational skills
7. Demonstrates supervisory and leadership qualities with good verbal and written communication skills
8. Must have computer skills to perform efficiently, i.e. MS Office, etc.

Required education & experience:
• A Bachelor or Associate degree in Business (preferred) or a related field; AND a minimum of three to five years’ experience in construction and/or an energy related field with at least two years of supervisory experience is required; OR
• An equivalent combination of training and experience as indicated above.

Benefits:
Generous benefits include medical/dental insurance; pension; vacation & sick leave; paid holidays; etc.

Minimum pay: $21.01/hour

Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with completed application to:
careers@tiogaopp.org or
Human Resources
Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
9 Sheldon Guile Blvd.
Owego, NY 13827

Posted date: 8/10/18
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Owego, NY 13827


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