55-a Diversity Career Fair | Monday, May 20

 

55-a Diversity Career Fair

The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities invites qualified candidates who have already been screened by NYC: ATWORK to their upcoming recruitment event on Monday, May 20, 2019. This event is a great opportunity to meet with potential employers and to get exposed to the types of jobs offered through NYC: ATWORK.

Employers confirmed to participate include:

  • Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (MOCS)
  • Department of Buildings (DOB)
  • Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications (DOITT)
  • Health & Hospital Corporations (HHC)
  • Department of Education (DOE)
  • Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)
  • Administration for Children’s Services (ACS)
  • NYC Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS)
  • NYC Parks and Recreation
  • Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
  • Department of Finance (DOF)

You can view full job descriptions and submit resumes for the positions being recruited for by going to www.nyc.gov/nycatworkjobs and enter “Diversity Career Fair” in Search Bar. Additional postings will be added over the next week.

 The deadline to submit resumes for consideration is Friday, May 10, 2019.

 Please note:

  • The Diversity Career Fair is Invite-Only for those who are qualified for available positions and have been screened by NYC: ATWORK staff
  • Candidates must have a documented disability
  • Candidates must be eligible for services from ACCES-VR or New York State Commission for the Blind to ensure they can be verified for 55a status
  • Resumes must be tailored to the position(s) of interest; click here for tips on how to tailor your resume

If you have any questions, please contact Maricela Brea, Workforce and Intergovernmental Relations Director NYC: ATWORK, via email (mbrea@mopd.nyc.gov) or by phone (212-788-6723).

NYC: ATWORK Re-Launches Job Board for People with Disabilities

The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities has recently re-launched NYC: ATWORK, an exclusive job board featuring opportunities from across sectors for New Yorkers with disabilities.

Bookmark the site to see the latest openings, which they will post regularly. You can also access their tips and samples on how to tailor resumes and cover letters using the following links:

NYC: ATWORK is an initiative to build partnerships and expand coalitions by connecting people with disabilities who are unemployed or underemployed to meaningful, living wage jobs across the five boroughs. This initiative focuses on creating a centralized pipeline of talented candidates including transitioning youth, college students and graduates, and recipients of state vocational rehabilitation services.

For more information, click here. For information regarding vocational rehabilitation services in New York City, click here.