Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Labor Class: There are no education or experience qualifications for this class. Applicants must be physically able to perform the tasks of the position and be able to understand and carry out written or oral instructions. When required to operate motor vehicles, incumbents must possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle being operated.
Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties to include, but not limited to:
Perform office-related activities such as filing, alphabetizing, photocopying, sorting and delivering mail, storing records or supplies on shelves, bins and/or on the floor.
Provide visitors with information regarding tourist attractions, office locations and the facility's rules and regulations. Inspect, check and patrol areas to detect vandalism or non-adherence to safety procedures; report defects, possible hazards or potentially dangerous conditions in the building and adjacent areas. Perform general grounds maintenance tasks such as clearing sites, raking or tilling soil, mowing lawns, applying fertilizers and pesticides, cutting brush and wood, trimming and removing trees and shrubs, maintaining roads and sidewalks, and removing snow, trash and other obstructions from the building and surrounding areas. Load trucks with debris, dirt and other materials. Set up chairs, podiums and related equipment for conferences, seminars and special events, and loads, unloads and assembles furniture and equipment. Assist trades positions in performing the routine and unskilled work such as carrying supplies and equipment, erecting ladders and scaffolding, cleaning, flushing and repairing gutters and drains, removing materials from construction sites, preparing surfaces and spreading paint, digging ditches, loading and unloading trucks, carrying bricks and mortar, performing rough carpentry and masonry work, and cleaning the work site after repair work is completed. Operate self-propelled and motorized equipment, such as lawn mowers, pumps, compressors, vehicles, small trucks, and light construction equipment. Assist automotive and other mechanics in performing routine and unskilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of automotive equipment and other machinery such as mounting and dismounting snowplows, salt spreaders, engines, transmissions and differentials, performing minor engine tune-ups, changing oil, tires, and batteries and cleaning and polishing vehicles. Clean buildings and facilities, which includes but is not limited to: vacuuming, mopping, and waxing floors; emptying trash receptacles; washing lavatories and fixtures within; dusting and polishing wood and metal fixtures. Perform a variety of routine building maintenance tasks such as unclogging toilets and sinks,and changing light bulbs and tubes.
Collect fees and tickets for parking and special events and prepare reports of revenue and tickets collected and issued. Direct patrons to designated parking areas and/or specific parking spots or locations; direct persons or vehicles not authorized to use the parking facilities to alternate locations; inspects vehicles for current and correct parking permits; assure that cars are parked in the correct area and not in reserved or handicapped spaces; and keep records of vehicles for which parking privileges have been suspended or revoked and controls access to parking areas accordingly. Respond to patron complaints from people denied access by explaining parking requirements and suggesting alternate parking areas. May lead volunteers, students, and inmates assigned to work crews by making assignments, distributing and accounting for equipment and supplies, demonstrating the proper methods of completing work, and supervising the on-site performance of activities and tasks. May travel to other offices within the State or facility to pick-up or move equipment, supplies or persons. Move heavy supplies, furniture, and equipment.
Load and unload heavy equipment, supplies, and furniture from trucks and rail cars by physically lifting items or operating a hand truck or forklift. Move items to and from storerooms and/or warehouses. May maintain storage areas. Assist truck drivers and motor vehicle operators in picking up and delivering items. May drive delivery vehicles. Move heavy furniture, office equipment, and records. Set up and removes furniture, partitions, and equipment for office moves, conferences, meetings, and special events. Deliver forms and supplies to various offices.
Assist in the receiving and shipping of various office materials.
Additional Comments ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
• Family and household member relationships: OPWDD policy may impact eligibility for this position. Employees are responsible for recognizing the relationship and not posting for positions where it would be a concern. Before you apply read Section 120.27 of the Region 3 Policy Manual. Please e-mail email@example.com if you have you need help determining if this policy applies to you.
• CAPA: Must be cleared by the NYS Central Register for Child Abuse and Maltreatment, if position requires working with minors and not previously cleared.
• If you are employed by state government you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.
• Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-4785 or Email at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain information and RA forms.
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
• OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications and should fax a current resume to the Capital District DDSO Human Resources Office. Please provide your social security number for service certification and transfer eligibility determination process. Please be sure to include the vacancy number on this announcement on your resume:
Capital District DDSO
Human Resources Office
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, New York 12304
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.