Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

General

What towns does Penski Staffing serve?

Penski Staffing serves job seekers and employers in all of the towns and villages in Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County, Franklin County, and Lewis County.

What job fields does Penski Staffing work with?

Penski Staffing markets job seekers in any job title that is found in the North Country, including Engineers, Food Service, Office, Laborer, Production Operator, Health Aide, Social Service Aide, Manager, Controller, Programmer, Farm Worker, Sales. For current job fields we are working on, check our website and click on "Search Jobs."

What services does Penski Staffing provide?

Penski Staffing provides services to employers and job seekers.
Services to employers include: finding and placing the best available temporary and "permanent" workers; payrolling temporary and long-term workers; and recruiting, screening, and processing applications for entry, mid-level, and high-level openings.
Services to job seekers include: assistance in finding and filling temporary and "permanent" jobs; help in presenting their skills and experiences in the best possible light to employers, and gaining experience through a variety of work assignments.

Who do I contact with questions?

Employers can call or email their local office representative. If employers are unsure of either, then please email: sales@penski.com, or call the main office number – (315) 265-8860.
Job Seekers are encouraged to first register online at www.penski.com. The staff can then respond better when a job seeker e-mails or calls.

Employers

What can Penski Staffing do for me?

Penski Staffing has helped hundreds of North Country employers find the best available jobs. Over the last 30+ years we have been a part of the success of dozens of firms as their workers helped increase productivity, profits, and quality.

How much will it cost me?

The cost to employers varies by type of Staffing Solution. It may be as low as a several hundred dollars a year for payrolling services to thousands of dollars for a placement fee for a high level manager or executive. Note: there is no cost to give us an opening. We only charge fees if we fill the opening.

How do I list a job?

Register on www.penski.com and enter your staffing need – be it a job opening for a temporary or long-term need.

Job Seekers

What can Penski Staffing do for me?

Penski Staffing has helped thousands of North Country residents find jobs over the last 30+ years we have been privileged to be in business. We have started many on long-term career paths and watched several rise to the top of their professions.

How much will it cost me?

There is no charge to job seekers. All fees are paid for by employers.

Will every job seeker find a job?

No. While we will do what we can to find jobs for every qualified job seeker, we cannot guarantee that every job seeker will find work.

I can’t find a job that I like. What do I do now?

Register on www.penski.com. It is free and there is a good chance that if you have skills that an employer could use that our staff can help you land a job. Try several short-term assignments to gain experience, prove your reliability and skills, and “get a foot in the door.” Most of the workers we place end up being hired by our customers.

How can I increase my chances of securing a job?

There are a few things you can do to increase your chances. First, make sure that your online information is up-to-date and accurate. Next, stay current with our online job posts. Check frequently to make sure that you've expressed interest in multiple posts. Last, check out our “recommended reading” section and make sure that you following all of the guidelines there.

Why haven't I been contacted yet?

While we try to provide as many opportunities for as many job seekers as possible, the job field is limited. Make sure that you are following our recommendations for standing out from the crowd.

When will I be contacted?

You will be contacted if and when we find a match for your skills, experience, and availability. If we don’t get back to you quickly, be sure to return and log in to your Profile to update us on your availability, work experience, any new education or training, and any new job posts that may interest you.

Does Penski Staffing only provide temporary jobs?

Many of the jobs we fill are long-term or "permanent." Employers do use our Temporary Worker Service to fill short-term needs, but many also rely on us to fill their long-term openings.