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Dennis J. Nowak
Acting Commissioner
3085 Veterans Memorial Hwy
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Phone: (631) 854-9930

Emergency Services (After 4:30 PM & Weekends, Holidays): (631) 854-9100 

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Employment Opportunity

Title Fuel Assistance Worker (Temporary)
Salary Grade

$11.00 per hour


Full Time 35 hours weekly / One - 22 week assignment per calendar year / Paid Bi - weekly / Available Shifts Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm and/or 8:30am - 4:30pm
Location Riverhead Center 893 East Main St., Riverhead, NY 11901

Smithtown Center 200 Wireless Blvd., Hauppauge, NY 11788

South West Center 2 South 2nd St., Deer Park NY 11729           

Applicant must have six (6) months of experience in a position that involves substantial public contact.  Applicant must have graduated from a standard senior high school or possess a high school equivalency.

NOTE: Additional education beyond high school can be substituted for experience. Fifteen (15) credits equal six (6) months.

Responsibilities Assist Suffolk county residents in applying for Energy related Social Service programs. Conduct in person and telephone interviews; determine eligibility for Energy related benefits; Complete forms, organize files, input and retrieve data from computer programs; perform related duties as required.
Special Requirements N/A
Note Positions are available for 22 week assignment. Positions are filled on a continuous year round basis but may not be available at the time you want to apply. If you file an application and there are positions available at that time, you may be contacted for an interview. There are no benefits with these positions except eligibility for the NYS Retirement System.
Application Procedure To request an application, contact:

Contact DSS HEAP ADMINISTRATION at (631) 853-8816 and an application will be mailed to you; or download the application from this website and mail the completed application to:

PO Box 18100, Hauppauge NY 11788; ATTN: HEAP Employment

Pre-Employment Application

Note: If you are interested in one or more of these positions, only one employment application needs to be submitted.

Pre-employment Application