State web site lists nearly 1,300 job openings in North Country region
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 11:48 am

A web site from the state Labor Department lists as many as 52,000 jobs in the state plus other help in a job search.

The site, jobs.ny.gov, contains job listings by region, including the North Country.

Under the North Country section are employers listing the most jobs in the region, such as United Helpers, based in Ogdensburg, and Penski, Inc., an employment agency based in Potsdam and serving a wide area in the North Country.

Nearly 1,300 job openings are in the North Country listings.

The site also lists jobs by category, such as "Food Preparation and Serving Related," "Healthcare Support," "Office, Clerical and Secretarial," and "Management," among many others.

There are also sections of the site on preparing a job search, career development, and veterans' services.