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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/01/24

Applications Due03/15/24

Vacancy ID152695


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 Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (May vary and include weekends, holidays and/or evening shifts.)

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Cattaraugus

Street Address Allegany State Park

2373 ASP, Rte 1

City Salamanca


Zip Code1477

Minimum Qualifications Four years of full-time experience in plumbing 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.

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

Duties Description Under the direction of the Regional Park Maintenance Supervisor or designee, the incumbent will perform journey-level plumbing and steam fitting tasks within the regional water, wastewater, and plumbing department. Duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Repair, maintain, and install various plumbing fixtures and appliances such as sinks, showers, toilets, urinals, drinking fountains, hot water appliances, etc.
• Repair, maintain, and install water distribution lines, sewer infrastructure components, and natural gas or propane supply lines.
• Repair, maintain, and install HVAC appliances, components, and systems.
• Plan and lay out projects, including preparing materials lists and placing orders in compliance with NYS purchasing guidelines.
• Execute projects and tasks that require excavation and/or confined space entry.
• Assist in the location of underground utility infrastructure.
• Assist in the operation and testing of potable water supplies and wastewater treatment systems.
• Perform routine preventative maintenance on all assigned hand and power tools to ensure they are in good working order and in compliance with applicable standards.
• Operate commercial vehicles in the execution of departmental projects, including commercial septic pumper truck.
• Maintain daily activity reports, along with other required written records.

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.
• Must possess a valid Class B* Commercial Driver’s License with airbrake and tanker endorsements that allows the candidate to legally operate commercial vehicles in New York State or obtain one within the probationary period and maintain it as a term and condition of employment.***
• Must possess or obtain a valid Class C Water Operators Certification within the probationary period and maintain it as a term and condition of employment.
• Must complete Confined Space Entry training within the probationary period as a term and condition of employment.
• Must have knowledge and experience working with applicable hand and power tools associated with the plumbing and steam fitting trade.
• Must be available to work a variable schedule that includes weekends, holidays and/or evening shifts.
• Must be physically able to perform medium to heavy physical labor.
• Must be reliable, flexible, and willing to work in a team setting.
• Must be able to communicate effectively with other staff and park patrons in a responsible and courteous manner.

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 Paula Barber



Email Address



2373 ASP Rt. 1

City Salamanca

State NY

Zip Code 14779


Notes on ApplyingTO APPLY:
If 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 website at Employment Regions - NYS Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation ( Please forward your application and resume to Paula Barber, Allegany State Park, 2373 ASP Rt. 1, Ste. 3, Salamanca, NY 14779 or by email,

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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