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184 Connecticut Street
Minimum Qualifications This position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.
Two years of experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled trades worker or other appropriate supervisor and demonstrated ability to perform the requirements of the position;
Completion of an appropriate two-year technical school.*
Must possess a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle in the State of New York.
May be required to acquire and maintain a military driver’s license to operate military vehicles and equipment in accordance with NGB standards to include medical evaluation requirements – current and as amended.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must be able to read and write in English.
Ability to work comfortably at heights such as climbing ladders, working on scaffolds, platforms and lifts.
Ability to push, pull, lift and carry heavy objects and equipment (50+ lbs).
Ability to work in confined spaces in accordance with requirements.
Ability to work outside in various temperatures and inclement weather for extended periods of time.
Must be able to operate and maintain tools, machinery and equipment required for craft to which assigned.
Must be familiar with and be able to independently use commonly utilized software programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
Required to have or successfully complete within 90 days of receiving computer access, all SFS, SLMS and other computer training as related to position duties.
In accordance with NGB standards, will be required to obtain and maintain a favorable background investigation, and have an appropriate clearance to allow access to computer networks and restricted areas to determine suitability, loyalty, and trustworthiness. Minimally a National Agency Check with Inquiry (NACI) will be completed - dependent on current regulation, a SECRET clearance may be required.
* Other combinations of education and work experience, including military, may be considered, however, candidate must demonstrate direct relevance to the job duties noted above.
At all times, the employee MUST maintain minimum standards in accordance with current statutes, agency requirements and directives. Failure to do so will subject the individual to disciplinary action and/or termination.
High School Graduate or GED equivalent and college level credits.
Expertise or certification in a trade and/or a proven record of working on complex construction or maintenance assignments.
NOTE: Position standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the position described. Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by the incumbent. The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Position Standards were written. Please contact State Human Resources Management for any further information regarding the position requirements.
Duties Description This position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.
Under direction of the supervisor, Maintenance Assistants perform semi-skilled activities and tasks typical of a variety of trade specialties such as in the areas of carpentry, mechanical, electrical, motor equipment or painting. Such tasks involve the use of hand and/or portable power tools, shop equipment, measuring and testing instruments and other equipment to perform semi-skilled maintenance, repairs, renovations and alterations. The position may report to state and/or federal supervisory personnel.
Maintenance Assistants may perform the activities of this class with considerable independence and are expected to accomplish assignments thoroughly and with professionalism. In some locations, Maintenance Assistants are the primary day-to-day overseer of the assigned facilities. Incumbent must be able to properly address problems and/or understand the reporting chain of command to have issues addressed timely.
The position performs responsibilities in accordance with National Guard Bureau (NGB) standards (and where applicable those requirements of the Master Cooperative Agreement between the NGB and the DMNA), as well as agency and labor contract duties and responsibilities – current and as amended. The position may report to state and/or federal supervisory personnel.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
• Perform routine repetitive semi-skilled maintenance and repair of plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry and other facility services and equipment.
• Perform general grounds maintenance tasks such as clearing sites, mowing lawns, trimming and removing trees and shrubs, maintaining roads and sidewalks, snow and ice removal, collection/pick-up of trash and other obstructions from the building and surrounding areas.
• Perform general facilities maintenance such as cleaning common areas, offices and restrooms, painting and moving furniture.
• Troubleshoot facility, equipment and/or machinery problems and work to resolve concerns in a timely manner.
• Maintain automotive equipment and other machinery.
• May perform journeymen level activities under supervision or after receiving detailed instructions.
• May be the primary point of contact on-sight for contractors and vendors.
• As directed, may supervise appropriate subordinates in order to accomplish required tasks and duties.
• When applicable, the individual will assist with maintenance requirements for the Nonmilitary Use Program.
• Periodic overtime may be required
• Periodic travel may be required to other facilities; to attend training; or other requirements related to duties as needed.
• Other job duties as assigned.
Additional Comments This position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.
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330 Old Niskayuna Road
Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for interview, submit a cover letter and resume. In e-mail subject line and cover letter indicate the title, location, vacancy announcement number of the position for which you are applying. Ensure to clearly note how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Please be certain to note any specific licenses or certifications in a skilled trade.
If you are a former public employee retired within New York State currently receiving benefits, indicate this and the name of the retirement system in your cover letter.
Cover letter and resume may be submitted via E-mail (preferred method), FAX, or Mail.
E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
FAX to: (518) 786-6085
New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs
State Human Resources Management
330 Old Niskayuna Road
Latham, New York 12110-3514
ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED IN STATE HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (MNHS) BY APRIL 30, 2018.
VAGUENESS AND OMISSIONS WILL NOT BE RESOLVED IN YOUR FAVOR.