Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 07/17/23
Applications Due: 12/31/23
Vacancy ID: 135244

Position Information

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleTree Pruner

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade08

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $41880 to $46886 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Oneida

Street Address 2436 Chenango Rd

City Utica

StateNY

Zip Code13502

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Six months of experience climbing and pruning trees AND must meet the physical and medical standards*. When required to operate motor vehicles, candidates must possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated. *Candidates who meet both of the following MAY be eligible to bypass the pre-employment physical: A valid CDL A or B AND a current (less than 2 years old) CDL Medical Certificate (MCSA 5876) that meets specific criteria which will be discussed at the time of interview.

Duties Description Perform a variety of tasks in the care and maintenance of trees under supervision including but no limited to the following: climb trees to be pruned or trimmed; rig ropes and tackle for self, tools and for removing parts of tree; cut down trees using chain or hand saws; maintain tools and equipment; may operate motor vehicles and light construction equipment occasionally. * The candidate shall be required to perform snow and ice operations in areas other than work location. * Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments The starting salary for this position is $50,880. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $41,880 with an additional geographic pay differential of $9,000, specific to this title and location.
Cannabis use is not permitted for employees in this title and assignment. Cannabis use will be tested for during the pre-employment screening process and may be the basis for disqualification for employment or may be a basis for removal from employment. *Telecommuting: Opportunities to telecommute will be discussed at interview.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@oer.ny.gov.
The New York State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minority group members, disabled persons and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be provided for the disabled.
In compliance with Public Law 99-603, candidates selected for appointment must provide an original document to prove their citizenship and/or legal right to work in the United States.

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

Contact Information

Name HR Canvassing

Telephone 315-793-2389

Fax 315-793-2390

Email Address R2-HR-Personnel@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Department of Transportation - Region 2

207 Genesee Street

City Utica

State NY

Zip Code 13501

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number R2-23-58 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 31, 2023 to:
PLEASE RESPOND VIA EMAIL: R2-HR-Personnel@dot.ny.gov or FAX: (315)793-2390
NYS Department of Transportation HR - Canvassing 207 Genesee Street Utica, NY 13501