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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/29/24

Applications Due03/15/24

Vacancy ID152593

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleTrades Generalist

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $50617 to $61103 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

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 City


Zip Code10031

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have four years of full-time experience in a trade under a skilled tradesperson which would 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.

Duties Description The Trades Generalist at Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park works as part of the operations and maintenance staff. Trades Generalists across the various trades have one responsibility in common and that is to perform 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 trades and be willing to learn new skills. Duties include:

• Work with other trade generalists and/or unskilled staff in preventative and corrective maintenance of the Park’s fleet of equipment including gators, push mowers, tractors, trucks, passenger vehicles.
• Complete repairs on various pieces of heavy equipment or small-engine devices.
• Plan and lay out projects, supervise, and train others as well as read and interpret plans.
• May be assigned to other duties including but not limited to direct facility maintenance, supervising lower-level staff, and operating various equipment for grounds maintenance.
• May be responsible for directing park operations in the absence of Park management.

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 a week. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
• Must be able to to read and interpret blueprints.
• Must be able to supervise others and to act independently with a minimum of supervision.
• Must have knowledge of standard safety 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)

To learn more about our benefits, visit:

The posted hiring rate is the sum of the CSEA, G-14 statutory hiring rate ($47,530) and the downstate adjustment ($3,087). The posted job rate is the sum of the statutory job rate ($58,016) and the downstate adjustment ($3,087).

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

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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