Job Openings


Work for Taste NY!

Taste NY is an initiative launched by Governor Cuomo in 2013 to promote New York’s food and beverage industries. It is overseen by the Department of Agriculture and Markets and has created opportunities for local producers to showcase their goods. Our Taste NY store in the Thousand Islands will do just that! Join our team!

Title of Positions: Taste NY Market Clerk/Keyholder

Details of Position: P/T, 25 hrs/wk; $13.80/hr 

Location of Position: North Country Welcome Center, Alexandria Bay, NY

About the Position:

Are you friendly? Are you good at customer service? This may be the job for you! 

The Taste NY Market Store Clerk will assist with management of inventory, operation of cash register, cash controls, transportation of inventory to the store, customer service, food service, and record keeping. On a daily basis the store clerk will inspect the store for cleanliness, organization and refill supplies as needed. The Keyholder will also open and close the store, oversee staff members in the absence of the Taste NY Market Manager and Assistant Manager, and act in the capacity of cashier, store clerk, and utility clerk as necessary. The clerk is expected to discuss Jefferson County agriculture and local foods with customers to engage them in these areas and to provide information upon request about the food and farm products sold in the store.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent education.
  • Ability to complete basic math in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work with the public.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate a cash register.
  • Must be able to drive personal or Association vehicle for pick-up and delivery of product from the warehouse to the Taste NY Market (hand cart may be used for transportation purposes).
  • Must be able to push/pull 50-75 pounds.
  • Must be able to lift 20-50 lbs. regularly.
  • Ability to use or learn to use Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

All applicants must apply online to be considered for this position by March 31, 2020.

Review the Taste NY Market Clerk/Keyholder job description

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Work at 4-H Camp Wabasso!

Are you energetic? Do you have a sense of humor? Do you enjoy working with youth? Join the 4-H Camp Wabasso staff for the summer! 4-H Camp Wabasso, a summer residential camp located in Redwood, NY, is now accepting application for the 2020 summer camping season! 

Open Positions:

Kitchen Manager/Cook

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Kitchen Assistant

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Camp Program Coordinator (Arts & Crafts, Archery)

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Senior Counselor/Lifeguard

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Senior Camp Counselor

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Junior Camp Counselor 

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To apply for a position at 4-H Camp Wabasso, you must complete the application and submit your completed application directly to: 

4-H Camp Wabasso
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County
203 N. Hamilton St.
Watertown, NY 13601
Phone: 315-788-8450
Fax: 315-788-8461



Jane Pearson
Human Resources Systems & Support Specialist

Last updated March 16, 2020