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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/07/18

Applications Due11/21/18

Vacancy ID61313

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleFacility Operations Assistant 1 (Seasonal)

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $14.66 to $14.66 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 80%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 32


From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Essex

Street Address 1115 NYS Route 86

City Ray Brook


Zip Code12977

Minimum Qualifications Must be physically able to perform all duties of the position.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate maintaining survey quality notebook for inventory and note taking purposes, and will be proficient with Garmin GPS systems. Should have experience in backcountry trail work, preferable with trail hardening and drainage techniques.

Duties Description Will work individually or with a partner in the High Peaks Wilderness. Projects will include inventorying and prepping trail projects for the 2019 season. Each week the individual will work on tasks, that could be roadside, indoors or could be in the backcountry for the entire week, camping or staying at one of DEC’s Interior Outposts. Most of the projects are located 6 miles from the nearest road and will require a strenuous hike with heavy pack to get to each week. Working on repairing and relocating privies, moving materials to future project sites, drainage work, sign inventory and replacement and clearing blowdown. Other work will include inventorying and photographing campsites, signs and trails; including entering data into a spreadsheet. Will work with and maintain survey quality notebook, GPS, hand tools, griphoists and other tools to complete projects. There will be some work entering notes into a spreadsheet. Will work under the supervision of Forester 1, but may work alone or as part of the group during the day. Will be required to communicate effectively, take precise notes and keep information organized.

Additional Comments Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain, work in remote areas and in adverse weather conditions. Travel and overtime may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.

These are seasonal, hourly appointments with an anticipated end date of 3/31/19. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date, which may be prior to dates listed above. Actual work schedule and duties may vary and will be discussed at the interview.

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

Name Heath Boomhower

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233


Notes on ApplyingPlease mail or email your resume to the above. Please be sure to include Posting #18-580 on your resume and also in the subject line of your email or it may not be accepted.

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