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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/05/24

Applications Due08/04/24

Vacancy ID150203


AgencyUniversity at Buffalo

TitleFacilities Operation Assistant 1, Campus Operations

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade06

Bargaining UnitAPSU-Agency Police Services Unit (PBAofNYS)

Salary RangeFrom $34152 to $34152 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address XXX

City Buffalo


Zip Code14214

Minimum Qualifications There are no education or experience qualifications for this class.Applicants must be physically able to perform the tasks of this position and be able to understand and carry out written or oral instructions.When required to operate motor vehicles, incumbent must posses a valid New York State drivers license

Duties Description As a Facilities Operations Assistant 1 in the Electric Shop of UB’s Facilities Operations Department, you will assist higher level team members in performing routine, unskilled and semi-skilled work.

Responsibilities for this role include:

Assist higher-level staff in performing routine, unskilled and semi-skilled work
Perform unskilled work such as carrying supplies and equipment, erecting ladders, cleaning/flushing, removing materials from construction sites, preparing surfaces for paints, digging ditches, loading and unloading trucks, carrying bricks, mortar, tools and equipment, performing rough carpentry, masonry work, cleaning the work site, and other duties as assigned
Perform a variety of routine maintenance tasks such as cleaning mechanical rooms, organizing shop materials, replacing light bulbs or unclogging toilets
May travel between campuses to pick up equipment, supplies or persons
Load and unload heavy equipment, supplies, and furniture by physically lifting items or operating truck, forklift or pallet jack

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefits website.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Departmental Operating Needs
The successful candidate should:

Be able to understand and follow written and/or oral instructions
Be safety conscious and aware of hazards
Be able to effectively communicate with co-workers, supervisors and the campus community
Possess and have demonstrated positive customer service skills
General knowledge of maintenance tools and skills is required

Good attendance, punctuality, communication skills
Ability to listen, interpret instruction, and perform tasks necessary for the trade assigned to
Demonstrate a positive work attitude
Strong team mentality
Understand and execute safe work practices and procedures
Candidate will be working near electrical equipment, gas-fired equipment, pressure vessels, and other equipment and in conditions that could potentially be hazardous if industry best-practices and safety procedures are not followed. The successful candidate is required to have confidence in their own abilities and be able to work safely and proficiently on this equipment and in this environment, at any time of day or day or week.

Additional Comments Must be able to perform all the job functions listed within the position summary.Bending, twisting, ability to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders, access equipment located on mezzanines, catwalks, basements and crawlspaces. Ability to work off ladders, scaffolding, in confined spaces and/or where air monitoring may be required. Work in loud/noisy dusty/dirty environments. Work with or around high-pressure steam, high-voltage electrical systems and rotating equipment. Candidate must be able to stand, walk, lift, carry, reach, push and pulling of material and equipment.

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

Name Mitchell Kish

Telephone 716-517-1139

Fax xxx

Email Address




State NY

Zip Code 14214


Notes on Applying

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