South End Summer Lot Party - Juneteenth - South End Community Forum

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's going on this summer at the Land Bank?
Three exciting new programs to announce this summer that are  designed to increase access to first-time home ownership, land ownership, and long term, high quality affordable rentals!
 
Please, join us at our Summer Information Session to learn more!
 
Tuesday, June 12th 
 at 5:30PM
 255 Orange Street, Albany NY  
 2nd Floor Community Room
 
 

JUNETEENTH

South End Neighborhood Association Meeting

South End Neighborhood Association Meeting
 
 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  at 6 PM 

Where:  John A. Howe Library, 105 Schuyler St, Albany NY 12202
 
Large Meeting Room
(Use Broad Street Entrance after 6pm)
 
Announcements Events,  Community Concerns 6:00-6:30

Katie Lamb How to set up a rain barrel and the benefits of having a rain barrel. 6:30-7:00

Capital District Regional Planning Commission will be offering discounted rain barrels to local neighborhood associations.   The Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District is selling rain barrels at $80, and the Albany County Water Quality Coordinating Committee is subsidizing the cost to $40.

Blue Carreker Albany County Paid Sick Days Coalition 7:00
will discuss the proposed Paid Sick Days legislation now being considered by our County Legislature  



Announcements


The budget vote this year will be accompanied by school board elections. There are three seats up for election this year. The May 15 ballot also will include a separate proposal to create a new Capital Reserve Fund that would be used for future facilities projects.




 

Events and Opportunities





Cosmetology Lab at John Howe Library

Come learn about the history and science of cosmetology, learn new techniques, and create your own natural hair care products! In partnership with Ms. Lakisha Foy, professional licensed cosmetologist and natural haircare specialist, and RPI, tweens and teens engaged in this 9-week program will explore natural hair care and braiding as a pathway for future STEM innovations. Previous participants in this program have gone on to create and sell their own products following this program; there is no limit to what you can achieve! Registration is required: please register online or by phone at (518) 472-9485.


For ages 11-17.


Dates & Times:

4:00pm - 5:00pm, Thursday, May 3, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm, Thursday, May 10, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm, Thursday, May 17, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm, Thursday, May 24, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm, Thursday, May 31, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm, Thursday, June 14, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm, Thursday, June 21, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm, Thursday, June 28, 2018

Location:

Howe Library  - Large Meeting Room

 
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DEC and State Parks Announce Expanded 2018 First-Time Camper Program for 2018


For more information on the First Time Camper Program, including how-to videos for
campers, visit DEC’s website at https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/109909.html


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The City School District of Albany  school calendar for 2018-19.  http://www.albanyschools.org/district/calendar/2018-19/family.calendar.pdf 

Capital Region Site Maps for Drug Take Back Day—this Saturday, April 28 
https://hcdiny.us13.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7252d5c0b23446ada5fa65d21&id=6c6c449293&e=d0d6a5381f


Job and Career Opportunities

Machinist Apprentice Positions at Watervliet Arsenal







Shift Supervisor Position (Residential and Commercial)



 Are you ready for the next step in your career? Would you like to be part of a Company that provides training and a clear direct path for advancement?




Mission: To handle any and all tasks that allow the commercial manager to operate within their “sweet spot”
      
Pay Scale: $12.50 per hour to start, $13.00 per hour for 6 months of good reviews and progress and $13.50 per hour after a year of good reviews and increased responsibility.


Duties, Functions and Tasks: Trained by manager for all job duties listed below


  • Responsible for overall client satisfaction
  • Responsible for OTJ training of new employees
  • Responsible for disciplinary action in the field amongst cleaning techs
  • Responsible for account inspections, each account 2x/month
  • Must update account inspection notes promptly (by the end of the next business day)
  • In charge of moving paper products to appropriate sites
  • Handles all paperwork to sign out paper products, serves as the liaison between the field and the office
  • Fill in for absent employees
  • Organize labor in the field, move team members around as necessary when absences occur
  • Performance reviews for cleaning techs
  • Actively recruit for employees
  • Learn and perform floor cleaning tasks as necessary
  • Communicate often and thoroughly with manager to provide updates regarding any personnel, disciplinary situations, successes in the field, ideas for improving processes, etc.
  • Communicate clearly with cleaning techs regarding any changes in company policies, processes, etc.
  • Discuss the plan of attack to obtain new accounts with your Manager
  • Set up new accounts



Metrics:
   
  • Client complaints
  • Paper product costs
  • Commercial Account inspection grades
  • Training hours logged
  • Cleaning Technician Performance
  • Absences
  • Ability follow processes
  • Ability to teach processes
  • Communicates effectively with all levels of Management and staff
  • Cleaning and floor care performance
  • Comfortability with conflict and conflict resolution


Team Members:


  • Other supervisors
  • Cleaning Techs





1 Year Goal:


  • Train and develop 5 cleaning technicians to become future leaders in the organization
  • 100% client satisfaction
  • $0 in paper product loss
  • 40 hours per week


H.I.R.E. Criteria
Habits:
  • Organized
  • Focused
  • Good listener
  • Process oriented
  • Effective Communicator
  • Structured
  • Disciplined
  • Task Completion
  • Goal Orientated
  • Detail Oriented
  • Exhibits personal integrity
Intelligence:
  • High Emotional Intelligence
  • Reads others well
  • Communicates well both in person and on the phone
  • Ability to learn and follow new processes (adapts to change quickly)
Requirements:
  • Outgoing
  • Team Player
  • High Integrity
  • Honest
  • Driven to succeed
  • Coachable/Willing to learn
  • Culture and Structure Fit
  • Excited for the Role


Experience:
  • Not necessary, we can coach a new supervisor through their processes
  • Previous experience in the janitorial industry a plus


DCS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Please contact recruiter: Anna Marciano at 518-495-7415 or anna.daigleclean@gmail.com to learn more about this opportunity.


 



SECURITY OFFICER, 2ND AND 3RD SHIFT
The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling more
than 4,200 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is a private, independent, coeducational institution, defined by dedicated faculty, administrators, and staff - all focused on transforming the lives of our students.
 
JOB SUMMARY: Maintain the safety and security of campus employees, students, and facilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Patrol campus and perimeter on foot, bicycle and by motor vehicle while maintaining radio contact with campus security dispatcher.

Enforce College regulations and correct parking conditions

Remove safety hazards

Maintain security of all buildings and members of campus community

Inspect assigned buildings on each tour for conditions of door locks, fire exit signs, and windows

Inspect all exterior and security lighting and checks for illegal entry on all night tours

Respond to calls and participate in investigations of incidents as needed

Provides comprehensive notes and summaries to the Computerized Incident Reporting System, Dispatcher's Daily Log and Card Access system as required by department procedures.

Conducts resident alarm checks and fire drills during semester

Provide security escort for students, staff, and faculty to and from campus buildings

Answer calls when assigned dispatch duty

Issue parking tickets

Direct patrons to appropriate parking during special events

Provide access to locked facilities on campus

Maintain constant communication with the Security Dispatcher while on duty

Provide courier service to Bursar and Business Offices

Follows established college policies and procedures, including the timely use of email to routinely communicate with supervisor and others as required, time reporting procedures, and equipment check in/check out during shift.



REQUIREMENTS:
 
High School graduate/or GED required

A valid NYS Security Guard license is required at the time of hire

Ability to walk extensively across multiple areas of campus up to 5 miles/day, as well as standing for long periods of time is required.

Must be able to climb stairs, ladders, lifts, as well as occasionally reach, stoop, crouch, sit, and kneel.

A valid NYS driver's license, with no more than 2 moving violation convictions and/or accidents within the past 40 months required.

Associates Degree in Criminal Justice preferred

Six months previous experience in a security enforcement position preferred

First Aid/ CPR /AED certification is preferred; if not certified, must complete required on the job training and obtain CPR certification.

Familiarity with key systems and fire alarms is preferred

Ability to interact in a service oriented and professional manner with members of the campus community and general public.



APPLY NOW:

Please visit www.strose.edu or to apply to the position directly, visit: https://strose.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=96177
 

South End Neighborhood Association Meeting


South End Neighborhood Association Meeting
 
 Tuesday, April 24, 2018  at 6 PM 

Where:  John A. Howe Library, 105 Schuyler St, Albany NY 12202
 
Large Meeting Room
(Use Broad Street Entrance after 6pm)
 
Announcements Events,  Community Concerns 6:00-6:30
 
Albany City School District Budget Presentation 6:30-7:00


The budget vote this year will be accompanied by school board elections. There are three seats up for election this year. The May 15 ballot also will include a separate proposal to create a new Capital Reserve Fund that would be used for future facilities projects.


To stay up to date on the budget-development process, please visit  2018-19 Budget Development section.