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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/26/24

Applications Due03/08/24

Vacancy ID152098

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleTrades Generalist

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 Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation 5 days per week – 8-hour days, possible weekends; Variable hours

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 Schuyler

Street Address Watkins Glen State Park

1009 N Franklin St

City Watkins Glen


Zip Code14891

Minimum Qualifications Four years of full-time experience in a trade under a skilled tradesperson which 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 skilled trades at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.

When required to operate motor vehicles, candidates must possess a valid driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated.

Duties Description The incumbent will be responsible for a primary trade in one of the following: carpentry; plumbing; electric; motor equipment; small engine repair or masonry. Trades Generalists across the various trades have one responsibility in common and that is performing a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance, repair, installation, and construction tasks in the mechanical, building, motor equipment and electrical trades.

Incumbents must have a working knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in their respective trade. The incumbent will plan and lay out projects, supervise and train others as well as read and interpret plans. The incumbent may be assigned to other duties besides those described above, including directing facility maintenance, and supervising lower-level staff.

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.
• The schedule is 40 hours per week, with pass days to be determined. Weekend, evening, and holiday shifts may also be required.
• Must possess the ability to operate, maintain, diagnose, repair & service Ventek (or similar) Pay Stations.
• Candidates must have the ability to understand and carry out instructions, including written material.
• Must have knowledge of good safety practices.
• Must have a working knowledge of the safe operation of hand and stationary shop tools.
• Must have the ability to perform medium to heavy manual labor.
• Must possess the ability to oversee and supervise a variety of subordinate staff members in operational / front-line patron service positions.
• Must have the ability to operate a variety of driven machinery, including but not limited to: Backhoe, Skid-Steer, Dump Truck.
• Must receive or possess chainsaw training within the probationary period as well as maintain strong tree cutting / felling skills.
• Must possess the skills to evaluate and electronically report hazardous trees.
• Must be qualified and medically cleared to wear a respirator and adhere to safe working practices.

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

Name Ronda Williamson



Email Address



2221 Taughannock Park Road

City Trumansburg

State NY

Zip Code 14886


Notes on ApplyingTO APPLY:
If you feel you meet the minimum qualifications, 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 can download an application from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website at Please forward your application and resume, if available, to Ronda Williamson, Park Operations Manager, 2221 Taughannock Park Road, Trumansburg, NY 14886 or to by the date indicated below. If you have any questions concerning the position, please contact Ronda at (607) 387-7041 ext. 105.

It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience and demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications and agency operating needs.

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 their 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

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