Duanesburg, Schoharie, Sharon Springs school districts plan job fair

Duanesburg, Schoharie, Sharon Springs school districts plan job fair

DUANESBURG — Three rural school districts will come together for a job fair this week, trying to address staff shortages as a new school year looms just three months away.The superintendents of the Duanesburg, Schoharie and Sharon Springs school districts say the much-publicized labor shortage in upstate New York is real and it extends into the educational sector. Rural school districts, they say, have a tougher time addressing it than their suburban counterparts.The situation was identified as a growing problem and attempts were initiated at the state level to address it long before the COVID pandemic sparked what has come to…
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Walmart hiring for Johnstown, Sharon Springs distribution centers

JOHNSTOWN — Walmart will host hiring events Wednesday and Thursday at three Mohawk Valley distribution centers.Prospective employees can apply in person from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at:300 Enterprise Road, Johnstown180 High St., Sharon Springs8827 Old River Road, MarcyApplicants can also text 240240 to seek employment at the facility.The hiring events follow the mega-retailer's announcement in September that it plans to hire 20,000 new employees nationwide for its growing supply chain network.Open positions include lift drivers, order-fillers, shipping loaders, power equipment operators, diesel technicians and drivers.
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