Town of Chenango

Town of Chenango

1529 State Route 12, Binghamton, NY 13901  –  (607) 648-4809

Employment

The Town is always accepting applications on our Advisory and Planning Boards.
The positions would be on our Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Environmental Review Board.
Any interested Town of Chenango resident may obtain an application from the Town Clerks office, or download one from the town’s website. Completed applications, and letter of interest should be submitted to the Town Clerks office.

County Application Form

 

Current Openings

 Laborer – Highway Department

This position reports to the Town of Chenango Highway Department.  The position of laborer is for a full-time entry level position.  The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following duties:

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: An incumbent in this position performs routine physical work that requires physical endurance and a willingness to perform arduous tasks. The work is performed under direct supervision. Does related work as required.

 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

Rakes and shovels asphalt to patch potholes and/or assists in the paving of roads; Assists in the installation, maintenance and repair of sidewalks by shoveling, jackhammering, laying forms and pouring cement; Assists in the installation, maintenance and repair of pipelines by excavating,  laying pipe and backfilling; Loads and unloads trucks; Cuts brush, removes dead trees, plants grass and mows lawns; Cleans debris from parking lots and culverts; Shovels snow and spreads salt on sidewalks; Serves as a wingperson on a snowplow; Operates power tools and equipment such as saws, mixers, jackhammers, and mowers after receiving proper training; Acts as a flagperson on street jobs; Performs routine maintenance on water and sewer systems; Cleans vehicles and buildings; Operates motor equipment on a relief, emergency or trainee basis with proper licensure; Scrapes and repaints surfaces using brushes and rollers; Performs cleaning and minor repairs and maintenance to fences, gates, signs, buildings and other various equipment.

 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL

CHARACTERISTICS:

Ability and willingness to perform routine physical labor

Ability to follow oral and written directions

Willingness to work in inclement weather

Willingness to respond to emergencies and work overtime

Physical strength and endurance

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position

Entry Level Rate of Pay:  $18.55 per hour                 Probationary employee for 1st year

Applicants can apply at the Clerk’s office or at the Highway Department or download the form at

http://www.gobroomecounty.com/files/personnel/pdfs/EmployApp.pdf

Residency Requirements (Town of Chenango and bordering townships only)

Pre-Employment Drug Testing and ongoing Random Testing Required

Application Deadline:  August 4, 2017

 

Zoning Board, Planning Board, Enviormental Review Board Member

More information on the Review Member position below:

The Town of Chenango is seeking candidates that care about their Town and want to participate in guiding its future changes through becoming a Member  and/or Alternate to the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals or the Environmental Review Board.

The Member or Alternate would be responsible for attending the regular meetings of the Board to which you have been appointed or as necessary or required by special requests or circumstances.

A successful member of the above Boards would possess the following qualifications:

Resident of the Town of Chenango

At least 18 years of age

Knowledge of or ability to learn  Planning, Zoning or Environmental Review Board functions

Ability to understand and interpret State and Town Laws and regulations

Ability to read and interpret plans

Knowledge of the boundaries of the Town

Familiar with the various types of properties within the Town

Knowledge of the roads, streets and neighborhoods within the Town

Willingness to be appointed for a 5 year term

Ability to speak, express or defend your opinion in public

Possess judicial temperament, patience and tact

Willingness to receive the required training and take oath of office

If interested in any of these positions, you may obtain and fill out an employment application, available at the Town of Chenango Clerk’s office or on line at townofchenango.com – employment. Completed applications should be submitted to the Town Clerk’s Office either in person or online at: townclerk@townofchenango.com.

Employment applications are also available through Broome County at:

http://www.gobroomecounty.com/personnel

 

Assessment Review Board

The Town of Chenango is seeking candidates for an Alternate for the Board of Assessment Review.

The Alternate would be responsible for attending the BAR hearing on the fourth Tuesday in May and hearing cases presented by citizens to have their property’s assessed value lowered; then deliberating and making a judgment as to whether or not to lower the assessed value.

Qualifications of a successful Board of Assessment Review member:

  • Resident of the Town of Chenango
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Knowledge of the boundaries of the Town
  • Familiar with the various types of properties within the Town
  • Knowledge of the roads, streets and neighborhoods within the Town
  • Experience within the Real Estate field
  • Familiarity with local real estate market
  • Willingness to be appointed for a 5 year term
  • Understanding of the assessment process
  • Understanding of property value as it relates to assessment and equalization
  • Availability on the fourth Tuesday in May each year for review
  • Ability to meet post hearing date to deliberate on cases
  • Possess judicial temperament, patience and tact
  • Willingness to receive the required training and take oath of office

 

 

 

If interested in this position, you may obtain and fill out an employment application, available at the Town of Chenango Clerk’s office or on line at townofchenango.com – employment. Completed applications should be submitted to the Clerk’s Office.

The Town will post staff job openings as they become available on this website.

The Town will always accept applications for future staff openings at the Town Clerk’s office.

Employment for Broome County:

http://www.gobroomecounty.com/personnel