Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/17/21
Applications Due: 10/15/21
Vacancy ID: 91382

Position Information

AgencyState University of New York - Admin.

Title Maintenance Assistant (Carpenter) - Temporary Position

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitAPSU-Agency Police Services Unit (PBAofNYS)

Salary RangeFrom $37507 to $46103 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

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 Albany

Street Address 353 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12246

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Two years of experience in carpentry work under the supervision of a skilled carpenter, or completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course in carpentry.

Duties Description The State University of New York System Administration, located in Albany, New York is searching for a temporary Maintenance Assistant (Carpenter) in the Plaza Operations Maintenance Department. As assigned, a Maintenance Assistant (Carpenter) functions as part of a crew or a lead worker over a small building maintenance crew performing construction and usually consisting of maintenance helpers or laborers. Working from blueprints, drawings, oral or written instructions and using carpenter's hand tools and power tools, a Maintenance Assistant (Carpenter) performs a variety of semiskilled construction activities in the carpentry trade including, but not limited to the following:

-Repairs structural woodwork and equipment such as doors, window sashes, storm windows, screens, window guards, stairs and railings.
-Repairs, installs and adjusts locks, door closures, hinges, door checks and door hardware.
-Installs glass in windows, doors and partitions.
-Assists supervisor in such construction activities as erection or renovation of building systems, and in the repair and construction of roofs.
-Builds forms for concrete work.
-Erects and moves wall partitions.
-Installs and replaces damaged floor and ceiling tile.
-Replaces quoin, miter and fender timbers on lock gates.


-Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment of the carpentry trade.
-Ability to use the tools, machines, equipment and materials of the carpentry trade.
-Ability to perform moderate to heavy manual labor.
-Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
-Ability to read plans and specifications.
-Ability to lead the activities of a subordinate staff.
-Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
-Ability to climb ladders and work at heights on scaffolding's and platforms.

Additional Comments Benefits eligible positions.

State Title: Maintenance Assistant (Carpenter), Grade 09

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Occasional early morning, evening and additional overtime hours may be required.

Candidates should be aware that a preferred list, transfer list, placement roster and/or reemployment roster of laid off state employees may be certified against this vacancy by the Department of Civil Service.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

State University of New York System Administration is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, or retaliation.

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 Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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

Contact Information

Name James Nicosia



Email Address


Street 353 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12246


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates are invited to apply online or send a cover letter and resume to: SUNY System Administration, Office of Human Resources, Room N-439, H. Carl McCall SUNY Building, Albany, New York, 12246.