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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/05/22

Applications Due08/19/22

Vacancy ID110073

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleTrades Generalist

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 Contingent Permanent

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 Ontario

Street Address Seneca Lake State Park

1 Lakefront Drive

City Geneva


Zip Code14456

Minimum Qualifications Four years of full-time experience in a plumbing 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.

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 at this location will perform journey level work in the primary trade of plumbing, skilled and semi-skilled levels of work in equipment maintenance, electrical, masonry, carpentry and other trades in the repair and maintenance of facilities at Seneca Lake State Park, Canandaigua Lake State Marine Park and Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park as needed. Duties Include but are not limited to:
• Oversee the maintenance and spray ground operations, plan, lay out work, assign staff, provide instruction and assistance, supervise, and inspect work as well as maintain the spray ground operating equipment.
• Meet with supervisors representing other trades involved to coordinate activities and schedule work to be performed to ensure the effective utilization of staff, materials, and equipment and completion of projects on schedule. This also includes determining supplies required as well as purchasing of all project materials.
• Supervise permanent staff as well as seasonal staff will be required in combination with the training of such staff as needed.
• The incumbent at this facility will act as the second in command and in the Park Manager’s absence, will supervise others in other operational aspects of park operations including park office and ticket booth staff.
• Work involves medium to heavy manual labor and the ability to operate and maintain a variety of equipment including, but not limited to, commercial mowers, chain saws, backhoes, etc., as well as communicating effectively.

Additional Comments OPERATING NEEDS:
• Must possess and maintain a valid New York State Driver’s license as a term and condition of employment.
• Must be qualified and medically cleared to wear a respirator and have knowledge of good safety practices.
• Must have the physical ability to perform medium to heavy manual labor and have the ability to operate a variety of equipment.
• Must have current Certified Pool Operator’s license or successfully obtain within the probationary period as a term and condition of employment.
• Must be able to follow written direction, record and document required information, communicate effectively and have organizational skills.
• Must have the ability to operate a chainsaw and must complete Game of Logging during the next training session.
• Must comprehend and understand safety regulations on all aspects of operation.
• Must have basic computer skills.
• Must be able to work independently as well as part of a diverse work team.
• Must possess essential skills in problem solving, critical thinking and decision making.
• Must be able to work weekends and holidays during operating season.

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Name Kathie Notarfonzo



Email Address


Street 2221 Taughannock Park Road

City Trumansburg

State NY

Zip Code 14886


If you feel you meet the minimum qualifications, agency 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 or can download an application from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website at Please forward your application and resume, if available, to Kathie Notarfonzo, Assistant Regional Director, 2221 Taughannock Park Road, Trumansburg, NY 14886 or to by the date indicated below. If you have any questions concerning the position, please contact Kathie Notarfonzo at (607) 387-7041 ext. 111.

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

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