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Long Island Revite Team
Minimum Qualifications Two years of experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled trade worker or completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course.
Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license is preferred, but not required, for this position.
Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill a Maintenance Assistant position. This is a temporary/hourly position in the Bureau of Environmental Design and Improvement located in the Long Island area. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Perform ongoing maintenance, small repair and environmental improvement projects.
Perform semi-skilled carpentry duties, including the installation and maintenance of walls, ceilings, cabinets, doors, windows, flooring and insulation.
Conduct skilled surface preparation and application of primer and finish coats of paint in areas designated in the scope of work.
Perform housekeeping tasks and heavy cleaning, general grounds keeping, landscaping, building maintenance, and painting as needed.
Maintain grounds by mowing grass, sweeping, raking, shoveling, and removing debris, branches, snow, ice, trash, etc. by hand.
Possess a working knowledge of maintenance and repair methods, materials and tools.
Perform manual tasks such as lifting and placing equipment and tools.
Additional Comments This position will be part of our Long Island Revite team, which travels to various facilities in the Long Island region performing special project renovations, ongoing maintenance, small repair and environmental improvement projects. This region includes Queens, Brooklyn, Dix Hills and West Brentwood. The regional revitalization team concept was first adopted for the New York City region in 1984-85, and soon expanded to five regions that cover the entire state. The Environmental Revitalization Teams are made up of temporary Trades Generalist, Maintenance Assistant and Facility Operations Assistant 1 position that perform ongoing maintenance and small renovation projects to augment facility support staff services. The teams operate on an ongoing basis, making visits at each OMH facility in the region twice each year.
Candidates are not eligible for reimbursement of travel costs.
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.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
44 Holland Avenue
Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #60425 in the subject line of your email when applying.
You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.