Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.
If a viable eligible list does not exist, a provisional appointment may be made in accordance with Civil Service Law. Candidates who accept a provisional appointment must take the next competitive examination and be reachable on the resultant eligible list in order to be considered for permanent appointment to the position.
The minimum requirements for taking the open-competitive examination are:
Either 1. two years of experience directly involved in ordering, issuing, and stocking a wide variety of auto, truck, agricultural, industrial, military, and/or construction equipment parts in a dealership, parts distribution center, or major parts store with computerized control of the parts operation;
Or 2. two years of experience as an automotive or heavy equipment mechanic, shop supervisor or superintendent, directly repairing or overseeing a broad diversity of repair work on automotive or heavy equipment, and/or trucks in a facility having a minimum of 50 repairs per week. Repairs must vary and must include transmissions, engines, electrical and hydraulic systems, differentials, etc.
Or 3. 30 semester credit hours of college course work in a program leading to a degree in automotive technology, diesel technology, automotive repair technology, or diesel repair technology AND one year of experience in Either 1, OR 2 above.
Examples of Non-Qualifying Experience: Experience in a repair shop limited to motorcycles, motor boats, small engines or repetitive work such as brakes, transmissions, tires, oil and lubrication services, or exhaust systems will not be considered as qualifying.
Duties Description Duties include but are not limited to:
• Order parts and recording purchases in accordance with contractual and open market purchasing regulations;
• Use computers and parts books to obtain and cross reference part numbers;
• Receive and/or supervise the receipt and storage of parts and supplies, maintain inventory levels, conduct physical inventories;
• Follow up with vendors regarding delivery problems and assist in maintaining security and orderliness of parts storage areas;
• Assist in monitoring adherence to purchasing practices, vendor performance contract compliance and quality assurance of products received;
• Transfer and issue motor equipment parts assuring consumption of parts are properly charged and accounted for;
• Handle material such as; 55 gallon oil drums, plow blades, automotive batteries, and various other heavy materials utilizing our moving equipment when necessary, IE; forklift, and overhead crane;
• Must have the ability to lift heavy objects;
• Delivering parts to residency locations within the Region in various inclement weather conditions. Take back parts and cores to vendors within the state;
• Perform physical inventories in the field and shop locations and any other housecleaning items that should arise.
Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.
Additional Comments To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a current resume, letter of interest and a completed NYS Dept. of Transportation Application for Employment (S1000 Part 1) with Notice Number R04-23-79 included in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest to:
Lisa M. Schuster
Administrative Services Director
New York State Department of Transportation- Region 4
1530 Jefferson Rd.
Rochester, NY 14623
***PLEASE INCLUDE R04-23-79 IN SUBJECT LINE***
Applications and resumes must be received or postmarked no later than December 31, 2023.
*Telecommuting: Opportunities to telecommute will be discussed at interview.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The New York State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minority group members, disabled persons and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be provided for the disabled.
In compliance with Public Law 99-603, candidates selected for appointment must provide an original document to prove their citizenship and/or legal right to work in the United States.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.