1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 57
Minimum Qualifications Open to New York State Employees only:
Candidates must be permanent as a Plant Superintendent A and eligible for transfer;
be eligible to transfer via Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law by having at least one year of permanent service in a qualifying title.
The promotion field for the Plant Superintendent A position consists of candidates who have one year of permanent service as a Plant Superintendent B or two years of permanent service as a Plant Superintendent C, Plant Utilities Engineer 4, Plant Utilities Engineer 3, Maintenance Supervisor 4, Maintenance Supervisor 3, Public Buildings Manager 3, Building Maintenance Supervisor 2, or Energy Conservation Technical Specialist.
Duties Description As a Plant Superintendent, in general, you would be responsible for the complete management of the physical plant of a State facility, off-site facilities, or community residences. These management activities include planning; overseeing the preparation of budgets and forecasts; purchasing; and managing performance/service contracts, which includes the inspection of new construction, alteration of existing structures, and implementation of energy conservation measures. You would direct the activities of a large workforce engaged in the operation and maintenance of the heating plant; electric generation/distribution; air conditioning and refrigeration equipment; sewage and water supply systems; mechanical, electrical, and building maintenance; and maintenance of grounds and related equipment.
Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
This position is eligible for a Downstate Adjustment $3026.
Office of Mental Health (OMH) hospital employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. OMH does not allow for testing in lieu of vaccination.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 57
Notes on ApplyingIndicate the Title and Location of the position you are applying for. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it with your other application materials.
The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.