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Quality Lab Tech–Temporary, Taconic, Petersburgh

Quality Lab Technician

(Temporary Position)


Taconic, a global leader in the manufacturing of PTFE coated fiberglass fabric, belts and tapes has a temporary opportunity available in our Quality department for an individual to work as a Lab Technician. Responsibilities include collection, testing, data management and reporting on tape, fabric and laminate samples.


HS diploma or equivalent experience.  Must have good attention to detail with ability to understand and interpret product specifications, work instructions and drawings.  Ability to operate and understand analytical testing equipment used to measure electrical and mechanical properties. Must have proficiency using MS Excel and be able to prioritize based on changing work conditions.


For immediate consideration, please call (518) 658-3202 ext. 236 or apply in person to:

136 Coonbrook Rd.

Petersburgh, NY 12138





Program Instructor, Berkshire Outdoor Center, Becket

 Berkshire Outdoor Center, Becket, MA

Program Instructor

Located in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts, Berkshire Outdoor Center operates a year-round outdoor education program. Our operation serves around 12,000 youth and adults from around New England and beyond, the majority being from Boston and New York City areas. Typical groups include schools, youth groups, community organizations, corporate groups and other retreats and conferences. We also run Family Camps and Women’s Wellness Weekends.

Positions are competitive.
Read the Job Description then click on APPLICATION – below.

Seasonal Employment Options

Because we run all year long, we are always looking for great staff. Staff work with us from as little as a few weekends to as much as several years.

Fall Season

Commences between August 15-30
Ends between November 1-15

Winter Season

Commences between January 1-7
Ends between March 15-30

Spring Season

Commences between April 1-15
Ends between June 15-30

  • When you apply, simply indicate your available start and end dates.
  • All seasons commence with one week of staff training.
  • Staff may commence or end work outside of official season dates.
  • We can arrange interviews for summer employment as well.

Program Instructor Job Description

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (Seasonal)

Reports to: BOC Program Coordinator

General Function: The BOC Program Instructor (PI) is responsible for leading activities in the fields of outdoor education, leadership development, teambuilding and adventure recreation. Additionally, PIs are responsible for leading large group activities, evening programs and supervised check-in, check-out, arrival and departure procedures. Additionally, PIs perform routine cleaning and dish duties. Occasionally, PIs are responsible for overnight supervision of guests and/or as hosts of groups.

Qualifications Requirements

You must:

  • Be highly motivated to work in a variety of roles, particularly in the outdoors
  • Be able to teach outdoor education skills to a diverse age range in a variety of environments
  • Have the desire to work with children, youth, teens and adults of all backgrounds
  • Be prepared to work in a wide variety of areas – including Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, Adventure & Recreation, Group & Conference Retreats
  • Be flexible with scheduling and fulfilling additional duties

Additional Advantages*:

  • Experience working with children in an outdoor education setting
  • Teambuilding & low ropes experience
  • High ropes/climbing tower belay experience
  • Science & ecology teaching experience
  • Environmental education teaching experience – including leading forest hikes
  • Waterfront, boating, canoeing, kayaking instructional experience
  • Lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid
  • Winter sports experience – Cross-Country Skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating

*Additional Advantages can be trained by us (and we pay you for the training) if the candidate does not possess each of them, providing they are highly motivated and physically capable.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Lead activities in the areas of outdoor education & leadership development, teambuilding, recreation & adventure.
  • Lead large group activities, evening programs.
  • Work conference & retreat groups.
  • Work with youth and adults.

Further Responsibilities

  • Work effectively with children and adults in a variety of settings & programs & seasons, including:
    • Teambuilding & Low Ropes, High Ropes, Climbing Tower, Alpine Tower
    • Science & Nature/Ecology & Environmental Education & Hiking
    • Waterfront & Boating
  • Winter Sports – Cross-country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Ice Skating
  • Manage activities with the highest standards of safety
  • Function as an effective team member; be flexible with schedule changes and customer needs
  • Serve as a senior mentor (and role model) to new Program Instructors
  • Serve as a host/liaison to a group, which may include serving as the on-call personnel on a rotating or stand alone basis
  • Participate in routine cleaning of buildings and dishwashing duties
  • Assist in training other staff in areas of expertise
  • Keep inventories of BCCYMCA stock and equipment
  • Participate in trainings, meetings and other professional development opportunities
  • Be alert to new program opportunities & be responsive to evaluations, participate in curriculum review & development

Salary & Benefits

All employees earn a salary plus room and board

See website for application information

Bulb Sale Cordinator – Part Time at Berkshire Conservation District

Employer: Berkshire Conservation District

78 Center Street, Suite 206

Pittsfield, MA 01201

(413) 443-1776 x 102



Position:        Bulb Sale Coordinator

Salary:            $12.50/hr

Hours:           10-20 hours per week, except 40 hours during the last week

This is a temporary, part-time position with the potential for growth

Berkshire Conservation District is seeking a part-time Bulb Sale Coordinator to start immediately to coordinate and oversee the 2014 Fall Bulb Sale fundraiser. The position will run July through October with the possibility of extending into next year for the 2015 spring seedling sale. There is also the possibility, should the right candidate be found, to hire the incumbent at more hours and responsibilities to also serve as part-time office administrator.

The incumbent must be trustworthy, responsible, and organized. The Coordinator is responsible for processing customer orders, confirming orders and shipments with wholesale suppliers, media outreach and publicity, updating the customer database, coordinating volunteers, overseeing sale work week and sale pickup day, and handling overstock sales and donations. Experience with coordinating events and volunteers is preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Computer skills: spreadsheets and word processing, MS Office Programs (including Access and Excel)
  • Multi-tasking, staying organized, meeting deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Experience:

  • Coordinating and leading volunteers
  • Event planning, fundraising, and/or ordering
  • Social media and publicity
  • Database design with Microsoft Access a plus
  • Customer Service

To apply please email a resume and cover letter to berkshireconservationdistrict@gmail.com. For questions concerning this position, the interim administrator can be reached on Thursdays from 8:30 am to 4 pm at (413) 443-1776 x 102.

Greylock Federal Credit Union seeks Part-Time Summer Intern



We have an immediate need for an intern in our IT department at our Kellogg Street location. We are seeking someone who has been learning coding. Ideally, the candidate would have some level of experience and would be able to jump right in and write programs at Greylock. But experience is not required. This would be a temporary position. It could be characterized as a summer internship. But, the person could be brought back during breaks or might be able to continue in the role as a contract or part-time employee.

Interested candidates:  send letter of interest or resume to hr@greylock.org



Follett Corporation – One Temporary position – Full Time

Job Title: Temporary
Job Description: This position greets customers, assists customers with store inquiries, answers the phone and/or directs callers, tabulates purchases using the register for transactions. Use safe money handling procedures and secure transaction practices.
Greet customers and render assistance as necessary responding to inquiries of products and merchandise.

  • Answers phone and responds to inquiries or direct calls for appropriate resolution.
  • Operates cash register tabulating transactions, accepting payments, giving change, bagging purchases and processing employee or faculty discounts as appropriate. Starts up and shuts down register, trouble shoots, counts down register, perform cashier audits, etc. Balances the cash drawer including checks and the credit card receipts and student charge slips.
  • Observes safe money handling procedures and secure transaction practices when accepting cash payment, making change, accepting checks and credit card payments, and processing refunds/buybacks. Includes cashier integrity to safeguard register and drawer deposits.
  • Test EAS security system daily and approach customers who set off EAS system investigating alarms, resolving issue and logging EAS activations.
  • Receive, sort and open, as necessary, mail. May also take outgoing mail to mailbox or Post Office.
  • Carry and shelve merchandise inventory; may also pull and package merchandise for return to vendors. Straightens merchandise, stocks shelves, prices merchandise and may assist in setting up displays and signs. May be required to mop, vacuum, clean shelves and take out trash.
  • Ensure inventory controls tags are removed and/or replaced on merchandise according to company standards as applicable.
  • Pick, process and pack orders for shipping in accordance with Retail Store Operations
  • Fill in for other employees during absences, for breaks and lunches, and during periods of high volume.
  • May perform data entry or type simple correspondence including printing and system back-up.
  • Take inventory as needed and may have responsibility for ordering general merchandise items (snacks, beverages, newspapers, magazines, etc.).
  • May provide customer service/sales functions for special events (including but not limited to author signings, graduation and athletic events)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • 0 – 12 months of previous retail or clerical experience preferred.
  • Strong customer service skills including effective communication.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload.

Tanglewood Public Representative, 12 positions, deadline March 1

Tanglewood Guide/Public Representative of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Lenox, MA

The Management Office is looking for outgoing, energetic individuals to create a staff of twelve Guides/Public Representatives for the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s summer season at Tanglewood, located in the beautiful Berkshires. Work as a public representative for the BSO, interacting with patrons over the phone and in person. Provide information and assistance to the Tanglewood Public and help to ensure a positive experience for them. You will meet and greet the public, help orient them to the grounds and offer guidance to all public activities at Tanglewood. You will also perform backstage security duties during concerts and rehearsals, interacting with patrons and monitoring access to restricted areas. Benefits include access to all BSO and student concerts, rehearsals and various special events, as well as an inside perspective of BSO administrative operations across all levels and departments. Work closely with, and in support of, BSO management staff, and occasionally assist Guest Artists. Spend your summer in a picturesque setting and a friendly but serious work environment, surrounded by beautiful music.

Qualifications: Some knowledge of music or the music business (need not be restricted to classical genre); specific interest in arts administration is desirable. Must have excellent interpersonal skills; must balance assertiveness with a friendly, patient demeanor, and easily juggle multiple responsibilities. We are looking for staff members who enjoy working with people and who fluently and naturally express enthusiasm for Tanglewood and all it has to offer. Must work well with others as part of a team. Limited housing is available.

Dates of employment: Saturday, June 21 through Monday, August 25, 2014 (possible additional employment until Sunday August 31, 2014).

Application Deadline: March 1, 2014.

To apply, please click on URL:  https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=1136801