Downstate Special Projects Revite Team
Minimum Qualifications Four years of full-time experience in a trade under a skilled tradesperson which would provide training equivalent to that given in a training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program; or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in skilled trades at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.
Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license is preferred, but not required.
Based on federal and/or state regulations, this position requires vaccination against COVID-19. Upon appointment, the selected candidate must be fully vaccinated, or willing to become fully vaccinated, against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Candidates who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the time of interview may not start working until two weeks after their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill two Trades Generalist positions. These are temporary/hourly positions in the Bureau of Environmental Design and Improvement located in the New York City area. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to the following:
Perform skilled carpentry duties, including the building, repair, and installation of counters, cabinets, benches, partitions, doors, windows, building framework, and roofs.
Install hardware for bathroom use such as towel and toilet paper dispensers, door hinges and grab bars.
Repair, maintain, and install plumbing fixtures and appliances such as sinks, showers, bath tubs, and drinking fountains.
Install drywall, apply tape, skim coat, and tile or paint walls as needed.
Plan, lay out and complete plumbing and steam fitting work.
Install and repair ceiling and floor titles as needed.
Follow diagrams and blueprints for electrical installation.
Connect wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment.
Understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
Plan, and lay out work. Read and interpret plans and blue prints and plan the associated work accordingly.
Perform other project duties, as assigned.
Provide support as needed for supervisors and co-workers on assignments.
Additional Comments These positions are part of the Downstate Special Projects team, which is responsible for completing capital funded projects at various facilities within the New York City and Long Island area. The regional revitalization team concept was first adopted for the New York City region in 1984-85, and soon expanded to five regions that cover the entire state. The Environmental Revitalization Teams are made up of temporary Trades Generalist, Maintenance Assistant, and Facility Operations Assistant 1 positions that perform ongoing maintenance and small renovation projects to augment facility support staff services. The teams operate on an ongoing basis, making visits at each OMH facility in the region twice each year.
Candidates are not eligible for reimbursement of travel costs.
Generous benefit package includes:
• Paid vacation leave
• Paid personal leave
• Paid holidays
• Paid sick leave
• Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision care benefits
• Membership in the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System, and
• Various savings plan programs.
The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) 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. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where the unique attributes and skills of all employees are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
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Notes on ApplyingTo be considered, interested candidates should email a resume as an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #109339 in the subject line of your email when applying. Resumes may also be faxed to (518) 486-3897. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #109339 on your cover sheet or resume when faxing.
You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.