Minimum Qualifications Four years of full-time experience in carpentry; plumbing; electric; motor equipment; small engine repair or masonry under a skilled tradesperson which would provide training equivalent to that given in a training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program; or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in skilled trades at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.
When required to operate motor vehicles, candidates must possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated.
Duties Description The incumbent will be responsible for a primary trade in one of the following: carpentry; plumbing; electric; motor equipment; small engine repair or masonry and perform skilled and semi-skilled level work in a combination of other trades. Trades Generalists across the various trades have one responsibility in common and that is performing a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance, repair, installation and construction tasks in the mechanical, building, motor equipment and electrical trades.
Incumbents must have a working knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in their respective trade. The incumbent will plan and lay out projects, supervise and train others as well as read and interpret plans. The incumbent may be assigned to other duties besides those described above, including directing facility maintenance and supervising lower level staff.
Additional Comments OPERATING NEEDS:
Must possess and maintain a valid New York State driver's license as a term and condition of employment.
The schedule is 40 hours per week, with pass days to be determined. Weekend, evening and holiday shifts may also be required.
Must possess the ability to read and interpret blueprints, supervise others and to act independently with minimum supervision.
Must have the ability to understand and carry out instructions, including written material.
Must have knowledge of good safety practices.
Must have a working knowledge of the safe operation of hand and stationary shop tools.
Must have the ability to perform medium to heavy manual labor.
Must have the ability to operate a variety of driven machinery.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingIf you feel you meet the minimum qualifications and the agency’s operating needs, and are interested in being considered for this vacancy, you can obtain an Employment Application from your local park office, your region’s administrative headquarters or you can download an application from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website at www.parks.ny.gov/employment. Please forward your application and resume, if available, to Cinda Pierce, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, 6105 East Seneca Turnpike, Jamesville, NY 13078 or to firstname.lastname@example.org by the date indicated below. Include “Trades Generalist Glimmerglass” in the subject line. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Charles Halligan at (315) 492-1756.
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