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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/23/24

Applications Due03/09/24

Vacancy ID151915


AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleMaintenance Assistant

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 Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

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 New York

Street Address Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park

679 Riverside Drive

City New York


Zip Code10031

Minimum Qualifications Two years of full-time experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled tradesperson; OR

Completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services, such as the New York State Civil Service Employees Association-Partnership (NYS CSEA-P) Applied Skilled Trades Certificate Program*; OR

An equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of appropriate technical courses at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.

*Successful completion of the NYS CSEA-P Applied Skilled Trades Certificate Program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific classroom instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. It does not include 4,000 hours of on-the-job training, as required for the NYS CSEA-P Applied Skilled Trades Traineeship.

Duties Description Under the direction of the Physical Plant Manager or a higher-level manager, the selected candidate will perform skilled and semi-skilled work in all aspects of maintaining and repairing park buildings, utility systems and grounds. Duties may include:
• Complete housekeeping and groundskeeping functions, as needed.
• In collaboration with Maintenance Supervisors, coordinate activities and schedule work to be performed to ensure the effective utilization of staff, materials, and equipment; and to ensure the timely completion of projects.
• Provide written work reports and attendance reports and evaluate performance of seasonal staff in the absence of a supervisor.
• Operate power tools and heavy equipment such as front-end loaders, bobcats, tractors, and dump trucks.
• Assist in other areas of the park, as needed, and perform other duties as assigned.

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.
• This position is 40 hours per week. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed.
• Must be well organized and proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
• Must possess effective communication skills.
• Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
• May be required to report to other facilities within 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)

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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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