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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/22

Applications Due12/16/22

Vacancy ID117657

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleTrades Specialist (Electrician)

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $46146 to $56324 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Must be available after hours, weekends, and holidays for storms and other emergencies in the parks.

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 12 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Rockland

Street Address Bear Mountain State Park

Route 9W North

City Bear Mountain


Zip Code10911

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 for power line outages.

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:

It 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.

Pay will include $3,026 Downstate Adjustment

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

Name Bill Caropelo

Telephone 845-786-2701 ext. 249


Email Address


Street Bear Mountain State

P.O. Box 427

City Bear Mountain

State NY

Zip Code 10911


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:

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 If you have any questions you may call Bill Caropelo at 845-786-2701 ext. 249.

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