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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/22/24

Applications Due03/08/24

Vacancy ID151866


AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitlePark Worker 3

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $43280 to $52492 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation 40 hours per week. Evenings, weekends, and holidays are 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 Bronx

Street Address Roberto Clemente State Park

301 W. Tremont Ave

City Bronx


Zip Code10453

Minimum Qualifications One year of experience in the operation and / or maintenance of a park, historic site, golf course, or recreational facility. In addition to operations and maintenance, the following types of experience are also qualifying: law enforcement or security, firefighting, environmental education, environmental stewardship, natural resource management, forest management, wildlife management or preservation, or historic preservation or interpretation; OR

One year of military service in any of the military branches; OR

An Associate’s or higher-level degree, or 60 credit hours of college level coursework; OR

Completion of an appropriate two-year technical / trades school program or two years' experience as a trade’s assistant under the supervision of a skilled trades-person.

Duties Description Under supervision of higher-level park management, the incumbent performs semiskilled maintenance and repair work in one or a combination of trade areas. The incumbent is expected to use motor-driven equipment and hand tools in the performance of assigned tasks. Incumbents, in learning and perfecting their skills, may perform journey-level activities under supervision or after receiving detailed instructions. Typical assignments include but are not limited to the following duties:
• Perform and supervise lower-level employees engaged in maintenance activities including mowing, refuse removal, cleaning, and painting.
• Clean and maintain various hand tools and electric tools such as handsaws, loopers, and weed whackers.
• In winter months, the incumbent will perform and assist in snow and ice removal, involving both manual shoveling and operating snow removal equipment and vehicles.
• Operate trucks, tractors, Bobcats, snowplows, power saws, and other self propelled equipment.
• Perform semi-skilled maintenance and repair activities in a variety of trades, such as carpentry tasks (minor wood replacement and building repairs), plumbing tasks (faucet changing and bathroom winterizing), electrical tasks (changing switches and light fixtures, light bulbs, and breakers), masonry (pouring sidewalks and pads), and mechanical repairs (oil changes, sharpening blades, replacing belts and hoses).
• Landscape grounds on natural and artificial turf and performs building maintenance, including restroom cleaning, while using green practices and a variety of tools.
• Prepare written reports in response to specific assignments and in the course of supervising lower level permanent and seasonal staff.
• Assist in emergency situations by applying emergency procedures and practices, directing staff, and working with patrons to minimize potential problems.
• Work closely with volunteers, the community, other facilities, and vendors to ensure NYS Parks’ mission is always met.
• Perform a variety of administrative duties such as assisting with inventories and data collection for work orders.
• May be tasked with administrative tasks

Additional Comments OPERATING NEEDS:
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license that allows the candidate to legally operate a motor vehicle in New York State as a term and condition of employment.
• Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed.
• Must have demonstrable knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
• The incumbent may be required to report to other facilities throughout the NYC Region on an as-needed basis.

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)

To learn more about our benefits, visit:

** The CSEA contracts allow for salary protection for seasonal / hourly employees who are appointed to permanent graded positions with lower hiring rates under certain circumstances. We encourage OPRHP seasonal / hourly applicants to check in with your Regional Business Office Administrator to inquire about the potential impact on your salary. Do not assume that you will lose salary! Also, it should be noted that you will be eligible for regular salary / performance advances (i.e. salary increases) as a permanent graded employee which seasonal / hourly employees are not eligible to receive.

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Name Personnel



Email Address


Street 163 West 125th Street

17th Floor

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10027


Notes on ApplyingIf 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 or you can download an application from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation by visiting the website below:

You can email your application and resume to

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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