Please note: State agencies that contact job applicants do not usually request personal or financial information via text message or over the phone in connection with your response to a job posting. If you are contacted for such information by these methods, or any other method, please verify the identity of the individual before transmitting such information to that person.
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 Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Note: For questions about the job posting, please contact the agency that posted this position by using the contact information provided on the "Contact" tab for the position.

Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/07/17

Applications Due12/21/17

Vacancy ID45917

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleMaintenance Assistant (Seasonal)

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $16.02 to $16.02 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 80%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 32


From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Fulton

Street Address PO Box 1316

701 South Main Street

City Northville


Zip Code12134

Minimum Qualifications Two years of experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled trades worker or completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course. Must possess and maintain a valid NYS Class A driver's license with trailer and air brake endorsement or must obtain within 6 months of appointment. Will be required to complete training and be certified to safely operate a chainsaw for the Department.

Duties Description Will be responsible for maintaining sewer systems for DEC campgrounds, state offices and various remote facilities and locations. Must be able to operate a septic pumping truck and all attachments. Must be able to determine from blueprints the locations of underground septic tanks. Will be responsible to maintain written logs and complete all necessary paperwork on time. Will also be tasked with assisting in all construction and maintenance projects. May be required to travel to assist another DEC working circle. Will be required to work from ladders, scaffolding and lifting equipment. Will be required to assist in removal of hazardous trees. Must be capable of operating heavy equipment such as skid steers, bulldozers, loaders, tractors and backhoes. Must be able to traverse off road trails and terrain. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Must be willing to respond to off hours emergencies.

Additional Comments Will be required to work with raw sewage. Will be required to communicate with DEC staff and the public in a polite professional manner. Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain and work in remote areas and adverse weather conditions. Travel and overtime may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available for emergency response. Must be available to respond to after- hour’s emergencies. Must have a valid Class A CDL within 6 months of appointment with appropriate endorsements. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds. It is expected that this position will continue beyond March 31, 2018 pending approval of funding.

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

Name Sherri Montross

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233


Notes on ApplyingMail or email your resume to the above. Please be sure to put (17-506) on your resume and also in the subject line of your email or it may not be accepted.

Printable Version