Long Island Revite Team
Minimum Qualifications These are labor class positions. There are no education or experience qualifications for this class. A Facility Operations Assistant 1 must be physically able to perform the duties assigned and be able to understand and carry out written or oral instructions.
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 Facility Operations Assistant 1 positions. These are temporary/hourly positions in the Bureau of Environmental Design and Improvement located in the Long Island region. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assist with repair and maintenance tasks in one or more of the construction trades.
Work under the direction of a field supervisor and follow verbal instructions.
Perform moderate to heavy manual labor including cleaning tasks.
May climb ladders and work at heights on scaffolds and platforms, and in confined spaces.
Demonstrate the ability to adhere to OSHA safety standards.
Travel within assigned region to multiple OMH facilities.
Additional Comments These positions will be part of our Long Island Revite team, which travels to various facilities in the Long Island region performing special project renovations, ongoing maintenance, small repair and environmental projects. This region includes Queens, Brooklyn, Dix Hills and West Brentwood. 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.
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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 email@example.com. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #114677 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 #114677 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.