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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/23

Applications Due12/15/23

Vacancy ID145156

AgencySUNY Cobleskill

TitleFacilities Operations Assistant 1

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade06

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $34152 to $42251 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Labor Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Schoharie

Street Address 106 Suffolk Circle

City Cobleskill


Zip Code12043

Minimum Qualifications Ability to perform medium to heavy manual labor.
A valid NYS Drivers' License.
Possess a GED or high school diploma.
Experience in trades.

Duties Description Facility Operations Assistant 1: entry-level; under the general direction of a Facility Operations Assistant 2 or higher-level trades, grounds, warehouse or building management staff, performs a combination of maintenance, grounds, laborer, parking services, custodial duties, and operates motor driven vehicles and equipment. All positions are in the labor jurisdictional class.

Sets up chairs, podiums and related equipment for conferences, seminars and special events, and loads, unloads and assembles furniture and equipment as assigned.

Performs 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.

Operates self-propelled and motorized equipment, such as lawn mowers, pumps, compressors, vehicles, small trucks, light construction equipment, electric pallet jacks, forklifts, and snow removal equipment.

Performs routine and unskilled tasks in the inspection, repair, and maintenance of automotive equipment and other machinery such as mounting and dismounting snowplows, salt spreaders, performing minor engine tune-ups, changing oil, tires, and batteries and cleaning and polishing vehicles; reports deficiencies and problems to higher level staff.

Cleans 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.

Performs a variety of routine building maintenance tasks such as unclogging toilets and sinks and changing light bulbs and tubes.

May travel to other offices within the State or facility to pick-up or move equipment, supplies or persons.

Moves heavy supplies, furniture, and equipment.

Loads and unloads heavy equipment, supplies, and furniture by physically lifting items or operating a hand truck, forklift or pallet jack.

Moves items to and from storerooms and/or warehouses; maintains storage areas; tracks and records package movement within a facility.

Assists truck drivers and motor vehicle operators in picking up and delivering items.

May drive delivery vehicles.

Moves heavy furniture, office equipment, and records.

Sets up and removes furniture, partitions, and equipment for office moves, conferences, meetings, and special events.

Delivers forms and supplies to various offices; assists in the receiving and shipping of various office materials.

Performs 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.

Loads trucks with debris, dirt and other materials.

May perform office-related activities such as filing, alphabetizing, photocopying, sorting and delivering mail, inventorying and storing records or supplies on shelves, bins and/or on the floor; documents work performed and labor and materials used.

Additional Comments This is an SG-6 position, with a range of $34,152 - $42,251.
The is a permanent appointment.
The schedule is Monday - Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
This position offers full New York State benefits which are some of the most comprehensive in the country.
SUNY Cobleskill is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community for our students and employees. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of the background check.
This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.
SUNY Cobleskill is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, and ensuring equal educational and employment opportunity and access to services, programs and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, or any other legally protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation during the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Office at (518) 255-5514.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

SUNY Cobleskill's Tile IX Coordinator is Amanda Clark, who can be contacted via phone at 518-255-5445, email at, or mailing address of SUNY Cobleskill, Knapp Hall Room 123, Cobleskill, NY 12043.

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

Name Nicole Field

Telephone 518-255-5514


Email Address


Street 106 Suffolk Circle

City Cobleskill

State NY

Zip Code 12043


Notes on ApplyingThe application review process will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Priority is given to applications submitted by September 17, 2023.

A complete application consists of the following:

1. Letter of application, addressing qualifications, position responsibilities, and college values
2. Current CV or Resume
3. Names, emails and phone numbers of at least three professional references, preferably former supervisors

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