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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/27/24

Applications Due03/26/24

Vacancy ID152171


AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleTrades Generalist – Six Positions; Central Office;

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary GradeNS

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 Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 6:30 AM

To 3 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Queens

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

Downstate Special Projects Revite Team

City Queens Village


Zip Code11427

Minimum Qualifications This is a labor class position. Trades Generalist must have four years of full-time experience in a trade under a skilled journey level worker which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in a trade or training gained by the completion of technical courses in a trade at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license is preferred, but not required.

Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill six Trades Generalist positions within the Bureau of Environmental Design and Improvement located in the New York City area. These positions are part of the Downstate Special Projects team, which is responsible for completing capital funded projects at various facilities within the New York City and Long Island area.

Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to the following:

• Perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance, repair, installation, and construction tasks in one or more of the mechanical (HVAC), carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, and masonry trades.

• Provide field supervision to staff whose duties include facility maintenance and construction.

• Follow written and verbal instructions, project plans, and schedules.

• Possess working knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in trades to which assigned.

• Work independently as needed.

• Perform moderate to heavy manual labor.

• May climb ladders and work at heights on scaffolds and platforms, and in confined spaces.

• Demonstrate the ability to adhere to OSHA safety standards.

• Team travel within assigned region to multiple OMH facilities.

• May be expected to qualify to use a negative pressure (N95) respirator.

Additional Comments This position is eligible for the Downstate Adjustment of $3,087.

Generous benefit package includes:
• Paid vacation leave
• Paid personal leave
• Paid holidays
• Paid sick leave
• Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision care benefits
• Membership in the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System, and
• Various savings plan programs.

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where the unique attributes and skills of all employees are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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Name Chad Reid


Fax (518) 486-3897



Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered, interested candidates should email a resume as an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #152171 in the subject line of your email when applying. Resumes may also be faxed to (518) 486-3897. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #152171 on your cover sheet or resume when faxing.

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