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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/04/23

Applications Due01/01/24

Vacancy ID145310

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleTrades Specialist (Electrician)

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 Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Niagara

Street Address Niagara Regional Maintenance

City Niagara Falls


Zip Code14303

Minimum Qualifications Four years of full-time experience in the electrical trade 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 the electrical trade at a school,
institute, or branch of the Armed Services; OR successful completion of the two-year Trades Specialist (Electrician) traineeship or a two-year electrician training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program* such as the New York State Civil Service
Employees Association-Partnership Applied Skilled Trades Traineeship and Certificate Program.

* Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific class room instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be completed with an average of “C” or better. Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.

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 Under the supervision of the Regional Maintenance Supervisor, the incumbent will perform multiple tasks including:
• Diagnose and resolve electrical system malfunctions.
• Test electrical equipment to ensure safety and efficiency.
• Install fixtures, motors, and various electrical components.
• Inspect circuits and wiring, and perform necessary rewiring of systems.
• Plan layouts for new electrical installations with precision.
• Measure, cut, bend, thread, and assemble electrical conduit for optimal functionality.
• As assigned, supervise and instruct others in the repair, maintenance, and installation of electrical systems.
• Operate a bucket truck proficiently.
• May be assigned to repair and maintain elevators.

Additional Comments OPERATING NEEDS:
• Must possess and maintain a valid New York State driver’s license as a term and condition of employment.
• Must be able to learn how to operate a bucket truck; incumbent will be trained and must be qualified to operate a bucket truck within the probationary period.
• Must have working knowledge of safety regulations pertaining to materials used and safety regulations pertaining to fall protection.
• Must have a working knowledge of high voltage underground main feeders up to 15 kV.
• Must be physically able to perform medium to heavy physical labor.
• Must be reliable, flexible, and willing to work in a team setting.
• Must be able to communicate effectively with other staff and park patrons in a responsible and courteous manner.

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

Learn more about benefits for permanent state employees:

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

Name Courtney Zimmerman



Email Address


Street Niagara Falls State Park

P.O. Box 1132

City Niagara Falls

State NY

Zip Code 14303


Notes on ApplyingJoin our team! Come see why it's great to work for New York State Parks!

If you feel you meet the minimum qualifications and the Agency 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 download an application from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website at Please forward your application and resume, if available, within (10) calendar days of the posting of this notice to Courtney Zimmerman, Regional Business Office, DeVeaux Woods State Park, P.O. Box 1132, Niagara Falls, NY 14303. Resumes may also be email to: It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience, and demonstrate that they meet minimum qualifications and agency operating needs.

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