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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/20/23

Applications Due12/12/23

Vacancy ID144434

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleTrades Generalist

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $47530 to $58016 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

"Other" Explanation Weekend, evening, and holiday shifts may also be required.

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Jefferson

Street Address Wellesley Island State Park

44927 Cross Island Road

City Fineview


Zip Code13640

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have four years of full-time experience in the field(s) of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, motor equipment, small engine repair or masonry under a skilled journey-level worker(s) in the same field, which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprentice training in a trade or training gained by the completion of technical courses in a trade at a school, institute or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted for the above experience on a year-for-year basis.

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 Trades Generalist will be responsible for a primary trade in one of the following: carpentry; plumbing; electric; motor equipment; small engine repair or masonry. Trades Generalists across the various trades have one responsibility in common and that is performing a variety of skilled and semiskilled maintenance, repair, installation, and construction tasks in the mechanical, building, motor equipment and electrical trades. Duties include but are not limited to:

•Plan, design and perform all required maintenance work, building and repair of small structures and buildings, roofing, window repairs, door and floor installation and repair, plumbing and electrical repairs.
•Prioritize repair projects to meet the immediate needs of the park.
•May draw rough sketches or prepare plans to scale to accomplish projects as required.
•Responsible for maintaining adequate levels of supplies, tools and equipment to accomplish tasks.
•Operate light trucks, tractors, aerial bucket truck and other equipment as required.
•Use and maintain small equipment such as generators, power washer, miter saw, table saw, hand tools, etc.
•Repair and maintain all facilities and equipment, including buildings, both stone and concrete block and wooden buildings; structures; and mechanical installations within the Wellesley Island State Park Complex.
•Install new piping and maintain and repair the water and sewer systems.
•Use a chainsaw to fell and remove trees.
•Use a variety of small equipment and hand tools.
•Operate and complete daily maintenance procedures for tractors, trucks, backhoe, skid steer and mowers.
•Assist with maintenance of roads, paths, and trails.

Additional Comments OPERATING NEEDS:
•Must possess and maintain a valid NYS driver's license as a term and condition of employment.
•Must be able to perform medium to heavy physical labor.
•Must possess or be able to obtain Game of Logging certification Level 1 & 2 within the probationary period as a term and condition of employment.
•Must possess or be able to complete lift training and fall protection training within the probationary period as a term and condition of employment.
•Must be able to train and supervise others.
•Must be able to plan, layout, and diagnose maintenance problems and read plans and specifications.
•Must be able to operate heavy equipment, such as tractors, backhoes, and skid steers.
•Must be able to make purchases following all purchasing guidelines.

There are various benefits that a permanent employee is entitled to, based on their negotiating unit:
•Vacation, Holiday, Sick, And Personal Leave
•Health Care Coverage
•Retirement Plan
•Payroll Deduction Savings Plans
•Tuition Assistance Programs
•Life Insurance and Disability Insurance
•Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
•Employee Wellness Program (EWP)

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Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Peyton A. Taylor



Email Address


Street Keewaydin State Park

P.O. Box 247

City Alexandria Bay

State NY

Zip Code 13067


Notes on ApplyingTO APPLY:
If 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, via the agency’s internal intranet site, or by downloading an application from either the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website -

Please forward your application, resume, and 3 supervisory work-related references to with the Subject line “TG Wellesley Island” or by mail to Peyton A. Taylor, Regional Director, Keewaydin State Park, P.O. Box 247, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607.

All qualified persons are invited and encouraged to apply.

It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience and demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications and agency operating needs.

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