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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/05/23

Applications Due12/19/23

Vacancy ID145474

AgencyAgriculture & Markets, Department of

TitlePublic Buildings Manager 4

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade662

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $97908 to $123761 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Onondaga

Street Address 581 State Fair Blvd.

City Syracuse

StateNY

Zip Code13209

Minimum Qualifications Appointment Process and Minimum Qualifications:

52.6 Transfer Qualifications: This position is designated administrative under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law and may be filled by administrative transfer under that section. Source titles from which transfer may be made must be designated administrative and be within two salary grades of the target title.

70.4 Transfer Qualifications: You must have permanent service in a title within two salary grades or one management/confidential grade and have served permanently for one year in that title.

AND

You must have passed the most recent Public Buildings Manager 4 examination.

AND

Open Competitive: Seven years of experience* managing an occupied building with a gross square footage of at least 300,000 or a complex of occupied buildings totaling at least 350,000 square feet, at least three of which must have included supervision of service contractors or in-house staff, including plumbers, electricians, carpenters, and other skilled trade people. This experience MUST include overall responsibility for
building maintenance (including HVAC), minor building rehabilitation, and at least one of the following three areas of expertise: grounds maintenance, security and access control,
or cleaning oversight including sanitary requirements and inspection.
*Substitutions: an associate’s degree in construction management, construction technology, facilities management, engineering, engineering technology, architecture,
architectural technology, business, business administration, or public administration may substitute for two years of the general experience; or a bachelor’s degree in the above
fields may substitute for three years of the general experience.

Provisional Appointment: If there is no appropriate eligible list of at least three people willing to accept permanent appointment for this geographic location, the Department may nominate a qualified person for a provisional appointment under the provisions of Section 65 of the Civil Service Law.

If you are appointed provisionally, you must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title, and your score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list, before you can be permanently appointed. If you do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score, you may not be retained.

Provisional Appointment Minimum Qualifications: Seven years of experience* managing an occupied building with a gross square footage of at least 300,000 or a complex of occupied buildings totaling at least 350,000 square feet, at least three of which must have included supervision of service contractors or in-house staff, including plumbers, electricians, carpenters, and other skilled trade people. This experience MUST include overall responsibility for building maintenance (including HVAC), minor building rehabilitation, and at least one of the following three areas of expertise: grounds maintenance, security and access control, or cleaning oversight including sanitary requirements and inspection. (See substitutions below)

*Substitutions: An associate’s degree in construction management, construction technology, facilities management, engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, business, business administration, or public administration may substitute for two years of the general experience; or a bachelor’s degree in the above fields may substitute for three years of the general experience.

Duties Description The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets is seeking a Public Buildings Manager 4 to work at the Great New York State Fair. The Public Buildings Manager 4 administers the New York State Fair’s facilities maintenance program by scheduling preventive maintenance, initiating work orders, recommending modifications to existing policies and procedures, supervising the acquisition and storage of supplies and materials, observing and enforcing compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, and laws, developing and executing contracts and agreements for goods and services, and monitors deliverables to ensure compliance with contract provisions, and allocating resources to accomplish maintenance activities.

This position is conveniently located at the New York State Fairgrounds at 581 State Fair Boulevard, Syracuse, New York. We offer an exciting, professional and comfortable working environment with ample free parking. This is a competitive, M/C-represented position in the salary grade M-2 that offers a competitive starting salary of $97,908/year and offers excellent benefits. Benefits include but are not limited to inexpensive Health Insurance options, free Dental and Vision coverage, Optional Life Insurance, and NYS Pension Plan membership.

Department Summary:

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, through its various divisions and programs, promotes New York agriculture and its high-quality and diverse products, fosters agricultural environmental stewardship, and safeguards the State’s food supply, land, and livestock to ensure the viability and growth of New York’s agriculture industries.

If you would like to work for a premier agency focused on enhancing the quality of life for the people of New York State by supporting production of agriculture; ensuring safe, nutritious, and accessible food supply; providing economic opportunities for farm and rural residents, then the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets is for you.

To learn more about our agency and our mission, please visit https://www.agriculture.ny.gov/.

Division of the State Fair:

The New York State Fair and Fairgrounds are used to promote and highlight New York State and its agriculture, commerce, arts, and sciences to residents of the State of New York. As part of this mission, the New York State Fair provides an educational forum for agriculture and commerce; enhances the image of New York’s agriculture and commerce; provides affordable, quality entertainment and educational opportunities for the people of New York; contributes to the efforts of the State, industry, associations and private businesses in the promotion and marketing of agriculture and agri-business; and creatively provides opportunities for economic growth by producing revenues and providing jobs.

The annual State Fair, held for 13 days ending on Labor Day, preserves and enhances the agricultural legacy of the State of New York and promotes current and future agricultural awareness. The State Fair hosts statewide competitions in the breeding and showing of horses and livestock and the production of quality wine, vegetables, fruit, honey, maple syrup, flowers, forage, and grain. Likewise, the Fair also hosts competitions for the youth of New York State that include horses, livestock, horticulture, robotics, dogs, sports, talent, and general economics.

The Fair's priority is attracting people to this unique tourism asset, which is the nation's first and oldest State Fair, attracting over 1.2 million people each year and bringing 180 events year-round.

To learn more about the NYS State Fair, please visit https://nysfair.ny.gov/.

Job Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

The Public Building Manager 4 compiles, reviews, and recommends staffing and fiscal plans and budget requests; performs analytics; directs employee training; develops and implements policies and procedures and ensures that they are followed by maintaining an administrative reporting system; assists facility managers to resolve serious problems, complaints, and emergencies; maintains liaison with local Fire and State Police to develop proper security and safety conditions and maximize security resources; reviews and approves capital construction requests by reviewing estimates of subordinate managers regarding building alterations and rehabilitation against established plans; develops and manages building contracts; recommends new policies and modifications to existing policies in response to recurring problems; plans and oversees capital improvement projects; manages multiple central stores units; and performs the full range of supervisory duties, provides direct supervision to permanent and temporary hourly employees and contractors who are employed for grounds maintenance, parking operations, custodial services, and maintenance activities at the New York State Fairgrounds.

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

Name Deborah Leo

Telephone 518-457-3216

Fax 518-457-8852

Email Address Recruitment@agriculture.ny.gov

Address

Street 581 State Fair Blvd

City Syracuse

State NY

Zip Code 13209

 

Notes on ApplyingCandidates that are eligible and interested in being considered for appointment to this position must complete our online employment application and upload their cover letter, resume, and college transcript (if applicable) to the system. Our online employment application can be found here: https://fs30.formsite.com/zMiW7u/5daykmjljv/index.html

The deadline to apply is December 19, 2023.

If you have any questions, please contact Robert Bruce in the Division of Human Resources at (518) 457-3216 or recruitment@agriculture.ny.gov.

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 info@oer.ny.gov.

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