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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/28/23

Applications Due10/13/23

Vacancy ID140385

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleFacility Operations Assistant 2 - Rockland County

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $43280 to $52492 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7:30 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Rockland

Street Address Hudson Valley DDSOO

1 Utility Road

City Thiells


Zip Code10984

Minimum Qualifications Non-Competitive: one year of service as a Facility Operations Assistant 1 or Motor Vehicle Operator; OR two years of full-time, verifiable experience in custodial, grounds, or maintenance operation or assisting in a journey-level trade.

Incumbents must possess a valid New York State driver's license.


Facility Operations Assistants 2 are working supervisors that perform a variety of routine unskilled and semiskilled manual tasks related to the operation and maintenance of State-owned buildings and facilities, the surrounding grounds, and the vehicles and equipment used in maintaining these sites. Daily travel within the district is required and may require travel within NY State to assist other districts with special projects.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

•Supervises Facility Operations Assistants 1, or other grounds, custodial, or maintenance crew, providing work assignments based on priorities set by management, ensuring schedules, standards and guidelines are met.
•Performs routine and unskilled work such as carrying supplies and equipment, erecting ladders and scaffolding, cleaning, flushing, and repairing gutters and drains, removing materials from construction sites, preparing surfaces and spreading paint, digging ditches, loading and unloading trucks, carrying bricks and mortar, performing rough carpentry and masonry work, and cleaning the work site after repair work is completed. Performs minor electrical duties including but not limited to replacing receptacles, light fixtures, and circuit breakers.
•Operates self-propelled and motorized equipment, such as lawn mowers, pumps, compressors, vehicles, small trucks, light construction equipment, electric pallet jacks, forklifts, and snow removal equipment. Preforms a variety of painting related duties including but not limited to preparing surfaces, priming, and painting.
•Performs general grounds maintenance tasks such as clearing sites, raking, or tilling soil, mowing lawns, applying fertilizers and pesticides, cutting brush and wood, trimming, and removing trees and shrubs, maintaining roads and sidewalks, and removing snow, trash and other obstructions from the building and surrounding areas. Loads trucks with debris, dirt and other materials.
•May perform office-related activities such as filing, alphabetizing, photocopying, sorting, and delivering mail, inventorying and storing records or supplies on shelves, bins and/or on the floor; documents work performed, and labor and materials used.
•Requires daily travel within the district.

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
NYS Deferred Compensation
Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
And many more.


For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
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
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 Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-4785 or Email at to obtain information and RA forms.
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.
OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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 their 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 Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at
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.

Name Hudson Valley DDSO Human Resources Dept.

Telephone 845-947-6000, option 3, option 5

Fax 845-947-6189

Email Address


Street P.O. Box 470

7 Wilbur Road

City Thiells

State NY

Zip Code 10984


Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a current résumé with your application detailing your education & experience that reflects your familiarity with the above-referenced duties & responsibilities.

Please reference the above EOA #23-006R in all correspondence and submit cover letter and résumé to:

Hudson Valley DDSOO
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 470, 7 Wilbur Road
Thiells, NY 10984
Phone: 845-947-6000, option 3, option 5
Fax: 845-947-6189

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