75 New Scotland Avenue
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the current Civil Service eligible list for this title;
Be eligible for transfer pursuant to Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law by having at least one year of permanent service in a qualifying title within two salary grades of the grade 21 level;
In the absence of an appropriate eligible list or transfer, candidates who have served one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Plant Utilities Engineer 3, Maintenance Supervisor 3, or Building Maintenance Supervisor 2 or two years of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Plant Utilities Engineer 2, Maintenance Supervisor 2, Public Buildings Manager 2, Building Maintenance Supervisor 1, or Regional Park Maintenance Supervisor, may be qualified for a provisional appointment to this title.
Candidates appointed provisionally must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title, and their score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed. Candidates who do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score may not be retained.
To be considered for provisional appointment, you must submit a New York State Examination Application and resume.
Duties Description As a Plant Superintendent C, you would be responsible for the complete management of the physical plant of a State facility, off-site facilities, or community residences. These management activities include planning; overseeing the preparation of budgets and forecasts; purchasing; and managing performance/service contracts, which includes the inspection of new construction, alteration of existing structures, and implementation of energy conservation measures. You would direct the activities of a large workforce engaged in the operation and maintenance of the heating plant; electric generation/distribution; air conditioning and refrigeration equipment; sewage and water supply systems; mechanical, electrical, and building maintenance; and maintenance of grounds and related equipment. Plant Superintendent duties vary among the three levels depending upon the size of the population served and/or the complexity and layout of the physical plant.
Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review: Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
OMH hospital employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
75 New Scotland Avenue
Notes on ApplyingIndicate the Title and Location of the position you are applying for. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it with your other application materials. Please submit a resume.
The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health 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.