500 Balltown Road
Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Currently in title as a Trades Specialist (Locksmith), SG-12;
Non-competitive: four years of full-time experience in locksmithing 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 locksmithing at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.
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 POSITION DESCRIPTION:
A Trades Specialist (Locksmith) installs, maintains, and repairs locks and keys and other door or gate hardware, and complies and maintains related records.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Utilizes hand tools to remove locking mechanisms from doors, gates, cabinets, and other hardware items.
• Repairs broken and/or defective locks.
• Eliminates debris or defective parts of locks that would prevent the lock from functioning properly.
• Creates springs, tumblers, and/or levers as necessary to fit specific locks.
• Manufactures keys when deemed appropriate to do so.
• Maintains locks by routinely disassembling and cleaning them.
• Utilizes computation for lock combinations to prevent duplicate combinations from occurring.
• Keeps spare keys in a secure area.
• Estimates the materials required for lock and key production and maintenance.
• Installs door frames and window frames as needed for locking systems.
• Recordkeeps the placement of locks, lock combinations, and total number of keys for each lock.
• Logs information pertaining to whom has access to all issued keys.
Additional Comments ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
• Family and household member relationships: OPWDD policy may impact eligibility for this position. Employees are responsible for recognizing the relationship and not posting for positions where it would be a concern. Before you apply read Section 120.27 of the Region 3 Policy Manual. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you have you need help determining if this policy applies to you.
• CAPA: Must be cleared by the NYS Central Register for Child Abuse and Maltreatment if position requires working with minors and not previously cleared.
• If you are employed by state government, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.
• Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Reasonable Accommodation Unit at (518) 486-7222 or e-mail at email@example.com to obtain information and RA forms.
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements, and previously approved vacation/holiday time will be honored in the new assignment.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
• OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
• OPWDD is committed to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas, and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Capital District DDSO
Human Resources Office
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, New York 12304
*Please reference EOA #23-1331 in all correspondence.