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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/04/22

Applications Due08/21/22

Vacancy ID109925

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleSenior Filter Plant Operator

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $44354 to $54140 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

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 Suffolk

Street Address Robert Moses State Park

600 Robert Moses State Parkway

City Babylon


Zip Code11702

Minimum Qualifications Non-competitive: 2B-GW (ground water or surface water with filtration avoidance) license from the NYS Department of Health for operation of the Robert Moses/Captree filtration plant. This certification may be gained during the probationary period.*

2B-GW (ground water or surface water with filtration avoidance) license will result in termination from this position.

Duties Description DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Park Sanitation Superintendent, duties will include serving as a chief operator and/or supervising, assisting and training other plant operators and staff with the operations of various types of water and wastewater treatment plants and systems, including distribution and collection systems: perform daily testing, adjust control panels, gauges, chlorinators, filters and other equipment. Incumbent will run chemical tests, perform mathematical calculations to determine proper chemical addition, and add chemicals; adjust water treatments to meet NYS DOH standards; performs a variety of maintenance tasks in a water or wastewater treatment plant and surrounding areas including cleaning, repairing, calibrating and maintaining pumps, valves, meters, filters and screens, mowing, and weeding; collection of water samples and delivering same to lab, recording samples taken, tests performed and results, and actions taken in daily log books and on monthly forms; and will instruct and/or supervise lower level workers in operating and maintaining plants and equipment. Incumbent will perform semiskilled maintenance and repair activities in one or a combination of trade areas to plants and equipment for a portion of their time.; take agency required bathing beach samples and deliver to labs for testing; operate and maintain park’s boat pump-out systems; and operate and maintain the park’s sewage pumping stations and septic tank system. Incumbent may be assigned to perform semiskilled maintenance and repair tasks at facilities other than water and sewer plants during the non-operating season.

Additional Comments OPERATING NEEDS:
? The Agency is electing to require candidates to possess and maintain a 2A Water Treatment Plant Operation Certification, issued by NYS DOH as a term and condition of employment. As previously stated, this certification may be gained during the probationary period.

Applicants must:
? Possess and maintain a valid New York State driver’s license as a term and condition of appointment.
? Be available to work after hours, weekends and holidays.
? Be physically able to perform medium to heavy physical labor.
? Have the ability to effectively communicate and conduct state business.

It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience and demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications and agency operating needs.


There are various benefits that a permanent employee is entitled to, based on their negotiating unit:

• Vacation, Holiday, Sick, And Personal Leave - leave benefits including 13 days of paid vacation leave in the first year of employment with bonus days for additional years of service; 12 days annual paid holidays; five days annual paid personal leave; and 13 days of annual paid sick leave.
• Health Care Coverage
• Retirement Plan
• Payroll Deduction Savings Plans
• Tuition Assistance Programs
• Life Insurance and Disability Insurance
Learn more about our benefits for permanent state employees, visit:

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

Name Janet Grant

Telephone 6313213555


Email Address


Street Personnel Office

P.O. Box 247

City Babylon

State NY

Zip Code 11702


If you feel you meet the minimum qualifications, the Agency operating needs and are interested in being considered for this vacancy, you can obtain an Employment Application from your local office, your region’s administrative headquarters or download an application from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website at Please forward your application and resume, if available, to: Janet Grant, Personnel Office, P.O. Box 247, Babylon, NY 11702 or to Include “SrFPO Robert Moses” in subject line.

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