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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/06/18

Applications Due11/30/18

Vacancy ID61276

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleTrades Generalist

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $42631 to $52039 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

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 Rockland

Street Address Rockland Lake State Park

299 Rockland Lake Road

City Valley Cottage


Zip Code10989

Minimum Qualifications Four years of full-time experience in the plumbing trade under a skilled journey-level worker which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in a trade or training gained by the completion of technical courses in a trade at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Duties Description Under the direction of the Park Manager, the incumbent will perform a variety of duties including but not limited to the following:

Will perform journey level work in plumbing and semi-skilled carpentry, masonry, and electrical tasks for rehabilitation, construction, maintenance and repairs at State Parks using the normal tools of the trade. Meeting professional standards common to the plumbing and construction trades, the Trades Generalist will lay out work following blueprints, specifications, oral or written instruction; diagnose problems; draw rough sketches or prepare plans to scale; make detailed estimates for costs, including time and materials for various projects and order supplies as needed; be responsible for overall coordination and execution of projects. The incumbent is expected to act independently with a minimum of direct supervision, and to be able to assign, supervise, review, train and evaluate the work of lower level employees. During winter months, the employee will assist in snow and ice control and operate snow removal equipment. The incumbent is also expected to assist in other areas of park operations as directed.

Additional Comments Operational Needs:
Candidate must be available to work weekends and holidays. Ability to perform medium to heavy physical labor tasks. Ability to supervise others. Ability to communicate effectively and to read and comprehend written material. Candidate must possess a valid New York State Driver’s License as a term and condition of employment.

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Name Chris Nielsen

Telephone 845-268-3020


Email Address


Street P.O. Box 217

City Congers

State NY

Zip Code 10920


Notes on ApplyingIt is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience, and demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications and agency operating needs.

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 by downloading an application from either the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website at, or via the agency’s internal intranet site. Please forward your application and resume, if available, to Chris Nielsen, Park Manager, P. O. Box 217, Congers, New York 10920 within 30 days of the posting of this notice. If you have any questions you may call Mr. Nielsen at 845-268-3020.

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