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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/27/24

Applications Due03/12/24

Vacancy ID152278


AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitlePark Worker 3

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $40193 to $49405 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Saratoga

Street Address Peebles Island State Park- Division for Historic Preservation

P.O. Box 189

City Waterford


Zip Code12188

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 trades assistant under the supervision of a skilled tradesperson.

Duties Description Under the general supervision of higher-level personnel, the incumbent will:
• Be responsible for general facility and park maintenance.
• Maintain the facility to ensure a clean and safe environment, which will include light duty maintenance, sanitizing of facilities, trash removal and the use of a variety of hand and power-driven mechanical equipment such as mowers, leaf blowers, trimmers and snow blowers.
• Employee support the Division for Historic Preservation programming, including event set-up and break-down.
• Clean and check fleet vehicles for basic maintenance.
• Paint, check drains and assist with moving equipment/furniture or deliveries as needed.
• Interact with park patrons to resolve questions and give general directions.
• Operate and perform routine maintenance on a variety of power-driven mechanical equipment including trucks, refuse packers, tractors, mowers and power saws, and self-propelled equipment.
• Load and unload cargo from vehicles and storage areas; perform building, road, and grounds maintenance and restroom cleaning activities.
• Perform semi-skilled maintenance and repair activities in a variety of trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry, and mechanical repairs.
• Assist in repairing paths, picnic tables, benches, trails and park equipment.
• Assist with tree pruning and removal, operation of a chain saw, aerial lift, and chipper.
• Complete snow removal by shoveling snow and operating plow vehicles in the winter months.
• Assist in emergency situations by applying emergency practice and procedures, assisting and directing staff; and assist with traffic control and parking vehicles.

Additional Comments • Must be able to work a variable schedule, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays- will be discussed in interview.
• 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 have the ability to perform medium to heavy physical labor tasks.
• Must have the ability to communicate effectively with other staff.
• Must have the ability to communicate in writing and to read and comprehend written material.
• Must have the ability to supervise others.
• Must be comfortable working from heights and ladders.
• Must possess or obtain a security license within the probationary period as a term and condition of employment.

There are various benefits that a permanent employee is entitled to, based on their negotiating unit:
• Vacation, Holiday, Sick, And Personal Leave - leave benefits including 13 days of paid vacation leave in the first year of employment with bonus days for additional years of service; 12 days annual paid holidays; five days annual paid personal leave; and 13 days of annual paid sick 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 Daniel McEneny



Email Address


Street P.O. Box 189

City Waterford

State NY

Zip Code 12188


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, please forward your resume, to Daniel McEneny, Division Director, PO Box 189, Waterford NY 12188. You can email your resume to and include “Park Worker 3 -Peebles Island” in the subject line of your email.

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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