Route 9W North
Minimum Qualifications Four years of full-time experience in the electrical 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 the electrical trade at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services; OR successful completion of the two-year Trades Specialist (Electrician) traineeship or a two-year electrician training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program* such as the New York State Civil Service Employees Association-Partnership Applied Skilled Trades Traineeship and Certificate Program.
* Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific classroom instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be completed with an average of “C” or better. Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.
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.
Duties Description The incumbent in this position will:
• Perform skilled journey-level work in the electrical trades, including the installation and maintenance of electric motors, generators, automatic controls, and all aspects of electrical distribution.
• Operate a bucket truck following all applicable safety measures.
• Maintain underground and overhead wires, install circuit breakers, install new electric wiring, pull and rehab pumps, wire sewer lift stations, and act as a troubleshooter on all aspects of the electric system.
• Supervise subordinates in routine electrical work and inspect completed work for compliance with accepted standards and electrical codes as needed.
• Use electrical meters and other tools of the trade.
• Patrol power lines on foot through parkland, including difficult terrain, to identify faults
Additional Comments OPERATIONAL NEEDS:
• Must be able to operate a bucket truck and work at heights off both ladders and bucket trucks.
• Must obtain a valid New York State Commercial Driver’s License Class B** within the probationary period and maintain it as a term and condition of employment. Assistance and use of equipment will be provided.
• Must have a working knowledge of:
o Electrical theory as applied to the electrical trades, practices and techniques
o The mathematics of the electrical trade
o Applicable standards and electrical code regulations
o The principles and basic knowledge of electronic theory and practice
o Reading and interpreting circuit diagrams, architectural blueprints and generator and motor control diagrams, and using the tools, equipment and materials of the electrical trade.
• Must be available after hours, weekends, and holidays for storms and other emergencies in the parks.
** Under the provisions of the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act (1991), this position has been designated Safety Sensitive. The candidate is required to participate in pre-employment, random and post-accident drug and alcohol testing.
There are various benefits that a permanent employee is entitled to, based on their negotiating unit:
• Vacation, Holiday, Sick, And Personal Leave
• Health Care Coverage
• Retirement Plan
• Payroll Deduction Savings Plans
• Tuition Assistance Programs
• Life Insurance and Disability Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Employee Wellness Program (EWP)
Learn more about our benefits for permanent employees, visit: https://parks.ny.gov/employment/benefits.aspx
Pay: $44,354 plus $3,026 Additional Location Pay
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
P.O. Box 427
Notes on ApplyingIt is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience and demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications and operational needs for the position.
If you feel you meet the minimum qualifications and the Agency’s operating needs and are interested in being considered for this vacancy, you can obtain an Employment Application from your local park office, your region’s administrative headquarters, via the agency’s intranet site, or by downloading an application from either the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website at: https://parks.ny.gov/documents/employment/FillableUpdatedParksEmployeeApplicationS1000Part1Palisades.pdf
Please mail your completed application and resume, if available, to Bill Caropelo, Regional Maintenance Supervisor, P.O. Box 427, Bear Mountain, New York 10911 or email them to Palisades.Employment@parks.ny.gov. If you have any questions you may call Bill Caropelo at 845-786-2701 ext. 249.