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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/07/22

Applications Due12/22/22

Vacancy ID118145

AgencyCanal Corporation

TitleHighway Equipment Operator

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade07

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $15.76 to $22.82 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7:30 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Saratoga

Street Address 200 Davis Avenue

City Waterford


Zip Code12188

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have one year of experience in the operation of tractors or other self-propelled equipment.

Possession of a valid CDL B (with no Air Brake restrictions) license to operate a motor vehicle in NYS is required for this position. Employees who do not possess this license at the time of their appointment must obtain it within five months or they will be terminated from this position. Employees must continuously maintain this license thereafter or face possible disciplinary action up to & including termination.

Duties Description Specific duties and job requirements will include, but not be limited to the following:

•Operates a variety of self-propelled equipment in the construction, repair and maintenance of the canals, approaches and grounds;

•Performs laboring tasks;

•Works as part of a crew;

•Monitors gauges and fluid levels of machines during work;

•Performs routine maintenance and repairs on machines to assure safe and efficient operation and;

•Maintains daily records of work performed and materials used.

Examples of highway equipment incumbent may be expected to operate:

•Small front-end loaders

•Tractor mowers

•Tree sprayers

•Road graders

•Patching rollers


• Performs other duties as assigned.

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

Name Kristine Scott

Telephone (518) 449-6003


Email Address


Street 30 South Pearl Street

Floor 5

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12207


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates who meet the minimum qualifications should send a cover letter and resume by the application deadline of December 22, 2022 to Please include the position title and location (Highway Equipment Operator, Waterford) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

Phone: 518-449-6003

The New York State Canal Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.

The New York State Canal Corporation provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please email

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