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   Chief Accountant
The Town of Grand Island is seeking a Full Time Chief Accountant.

Duties include:  The position directs the accounting operations of the Town, and its $25.4 million budget. This is an important professional accounting position with responsibility for maintaining financial accounts and funds in accordance with established accounting procedures of the County of Erie, as well as local, state, and federal laws and regulations.  The incumbent reports to, and acts as, a responsible financial assistant to the Town Supervisor, participates in formulating policies and programs in accounting matters with other departments and outside agencies, and exercises supervision over a number of accounting and clerical personnel.
Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:
Comprehensive knowledge of:
•    theory and practice of governmental and municipal accounting and auditing
•    modern methods of maintaining and checking financial accounts and records
•    principles and procedures of single and double entry bookkeeping
•    legislation governing maintenance of financial records
Ability to:
•    examine account keeping procedures and to install revised accounting systems
•    perform complex analyses of accounting records and procedures and prepare detailed reports
•    supervise a staff in the preparation and maintenance of financial records and reports
•    get along well with others
•    possess a high degree of accuracy, sound judgement, initiative, resourcefulness, and dependability
Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field, including or supplemented by twenty-four (24) semester credit hours in accounting (required) and six (6) years of experience in accounting and/or auditing, two (2) years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.
Salary Range: $38.51-$44.63/hour
Erie County residency required.
Please reply with a resume and cover letter by 05/20/22 to:    
Pamela Barton - Supervising Accountant
Town of Grand Island
    2255 Baseline Road
    Grand Island, NY  14072
Or via e-mail pbarton@grand-island.ny.us
NO phone calls please!

Job Posting – Part-Time Recreation Attendant
The Town of Grand Island Golden Age Center has a job opening for the following position:
Title: Recreation Attendant
Status: Part-Time
Salary range: $14.20/hour
Application Deadline: Application, resumé & cover letter due to the Golden Age Center, attn.: Jennifer R. Menter, Recreation Supervisor – Senior Citizens, 3278 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island, NY 14072 by 12:00pm on Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Anticipated Start Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Minimum Qualifications: Completion of high school; OR completion of grade school and four (4) years of work experience; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated towards meeting the full-time experience requirements, clean driver’s license
Preferred Qualifications: Completion of high school AND (4) years of work experience, including at least two (2) years of experience working with the senior population
Pertinent Skills: Excellent customer service; handling demanding situations in a professional manner; handling working with people with different personalities and different levels of care; interest and experience in recreation work; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position
Position Summary:
The Golden Age Center is looking for a Part-Time Recreation Attendant – Kitchen Assistant, 19 hours/week, typically with hours between 8am – 2pm. Work schedule will be set to meet the needs of the department.
Applicants must enjoy working with the senior population and will have the pleasure of working in a family-oriented atmosphere.  The selected applicant will assist in meal preparation, stocking kitchen supplies (must be able to lift 20 lbs. or more), serve meals to disabled and/or immobile patrons, and do post-meal clean-up, among other tasks.  Flexibility is a must for the selected applicant, as our days are fast paced.  Kitchen, restaurant, and/or cafeteria experience is preferred.  Additional responsibilities include assisting in special events at the Golden Age Center, ability to comprehend, remember and follow detailed instructions. Physical condition is commensurate with the demands of the position.


Summer Help Positions Available
40 hrs./week
Tailored to Post High School/College People
Min. 18 yrs. of age

See Town of Grand Island:
(For Application) 

Web page/Facebook page
www.grand-island.ny.us  (web page)

The Town of Grand Island (Facebook)
Highway Department

1820 Whitehaven Road
Grand Island, NY 14072
Office: 716-773-9632
Fax: 716-773-9634


Employment Opportunity
The Town of Grand Island is seeking to hire a Laborer on a Full Time Conditional Basis in the Wastewater Department.
This Laborer position involves performing routine manual and related work as required.

Minimum Qualification:

  1. Ability to follow instructions, ability to lift heavy weights, willingness to perform routine manual work, willingness to work under all weather conditions at all hours of the day, physical endurance, and good physical condition.
  2. Six months experience in heavy manual labor or any equivalent combination of experience and training sufficient to indicate ability to do the work. Possession of a NYS CDL while not required will be considered a plus.

Salary Range - $18.98 – $23.58 per hour
Erie County residency required

Resumes to be submitted to
Robert H. Westfall, PE, Town Engineer,
Town of Grand Island, 2255 Baseline Road,
Grand Island, NY 14072
and must be received by the close of business on March 11, 2022.

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                      Senior Account Clerk

The Town of Grand Island is seeking a Full Time Senior Account Clerk Typist.

Duties include:  The position works in the Water Billing department with responsibilities to include Full A/R responsibilities; posting to ledgers, registers and other financial records; reconciling and balancing financial reports; preparing a variety of accounting, auditing and statistical reports; maintaining accounts and records in connection with the utility billing affairs of the Town; assisting in more complex phases of accounting.  This position is civil service competitive.

Minimum Qualifications: An Associate’s Degree in Accounting and four (4) years satisfactory accounting experience.
Starting Rate: $22.78/hr
Erie County residency required.

Please reply with a resume and cover letter by 02/04/22 to:
Pamela Barton - Supervising Accountant
Town of Grand Island
            2255 Baseline Road
            Grand Island, NY  14072
Or via e-mail pbarton@grand-island.ny.us

NO phone calls please!