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11 Bear Mountain Bridge Road
Minimum Qualifications This position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.
In accordance with 6NYCRR Part 650, the Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator for this facility must possess certification issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation as a 3 or 3A Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator and must maintain appropriate certification during the course of employment, with six (6) months operational experience.
Must hold a valid Grade IIB Water System Operator certification issued by the New York State Department of Health and must maintain appropriate certification during the course of employment, with six (6) months operational experience.
As a term and condition of employment, must meet and maintain any and all New York State or Federal certification/license requirements. Should regulations or statutes require additional certification, recertification or training in the future, employee will be required to meet such additional training requirements. Appointees may be temporarily employed pending certification (up to 6 months), but shall be removed if they fail to achieve certification.
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.
Must be able to read and write in English.
Must possess a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle in the State of New York. Must report any changes to supervisory chain and State Human Resources (MNHS).
May also be required to acquire and maintain a military driver’s license to operate military vehicles and equipment in accordance with NGB standards to include medical evaluation requirements – current and as amended.
Must be able to work comfortably at heights such as climbing ladders, working on scaffolds, platforms and lifts.
Must be able to push, pull, lift and carry heavy objects and equipment (50+ lbs).
Must be able to work in confined spaces in accordance with requirements and training.
Must be able to work outside in various temperatures and inclement weather for extended periods of time.
Must be able to operate and maintain tools, machinery and equipment required for craft to which assigned.
Must have general knowledge of computer use to include databases, Microsoft Word and Excel and electronic mail (E-mail).
Required to have or successfully complete within 90 days of receiving computer access, all training associated with assigned data systems such as SFS, GFEBS and the Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS) and/or other computer training as related to duty assignments. Should related regulations, procedures and requirements change, additional training and/or certifications may be required.
In accordance with NGB standards, will be required to obtain and maintain a favorable background investigation, and have an appropriate clearance to allow access to computer networks and restricted areas to determine suitability, loyalty, and trustworthiness. Minimally a National Agency Check with Inquiry (NACI) will be completed - dependent on current regulation, a SECRET clearance may be required – especially at Air Bases when flight line access requires SECRET.
At all times, the employee MUST maintain minimum standards in accordance with current, and as amended, agency, statutory and NGB requirements and directives; failure to do so will subject the individual to disciplinary action, including possible termination.
NOTE: Position standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the position described. Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by the incumbent. The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Position Standards were written. Please contact State Human Resources Management for any further information regarding the position requirements.
Duties Description This position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.
The Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 3 is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the wastewater plant located at Camp Smith Training Site (CSTS). The CSTS Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 3 serves as a chief operator, ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the plant. The Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 3 must be certified by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) as required to operate the wastewater treatment system located at Camp Smith.
When directed by the department supervisor, the plant operator will also be responsible for operating the water treatment system located at CSTS; and must be certified by the New York State Department of Health (DOH), in accordance with Subpart 5-4 of Chapter 1 of the State Sanitary Code.
The position performs responsibilities in accordance with all statutory, agency and labor contract requirements and where applicable, in accordance with National Guard Bureau (NGB) standards, specifically those requirements of the Master Cooperative Agreement between NGB and DMNA – current and as amended for all. The position may report to state and/or federal supervisory personnel.
Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Monitor control panel, gauges and flow meters to determine the flow of wastewater through the plant.
• Remove influent from initial bar screens to accelerate flow into the plant.
• Take samples of raw, semi-treated, and treated wastewater as required by regulating agencies.
• Perform standardized chemical tests, such as chlorine residual and dissolved oxygen.
• Adjust valves, gates, pumps etc., to regulate flow of influent through the treatment process.
• Record samples taken, tests performed and results, and action taken to meet the requirements of the regulating agencies.
• Operate CSTS water treatment plant well pumps, chlorine feed pumps and water softening equipment.
• Take water samples, maintains chain of custody and coordinates sample testing with appropriate lab(s).
• Administer chlorine residual water testing.
• Maintain operations and maintenance records.
• Maintain and repairs operational equipment and adjusts equipment in accordance with test results.
• Prepare reports on data as required.
• Perform general grounds maintenance tasks such as clearing sites, mowing lawns, cutting wood, trimming and removing trees and shrubs, snow and ice removal, collection/pick-up of trash and other obstructions from the water treatment building(s) and surrounding areas.
• May supervise subordinate staff in operations and maintenance activities. Work schedule is set to operational needs of a 7 day-a-week facility and statutory requirement.
• Periodic travel will be required.
• Will be required to perform overtime and respond to afterhours emergencies as needed.
• Preforms other job duties as assigned.
• Working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local facility and building codes, health and safety standards and other applicable rules and regulations.
• Ability to use tools, machines, equipment and materials in a safe, effective and efficient manner.
• Ability to read and interpret facility and grounds plans, specifications, manuals and blueprints.
• Ability to work outside in various temperatures and inclement weather for extended periods of time.
• Incumbents of this position are considered essential personnel.
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
• Ability to analyze project needs and communicate same to supervisor and crew as applicable.
• Ability to operate a motor vehicle, other motorized equipment and a variety of construction equipment.
• Ability to work comfortably at heights such as climbing ladders, working on scaffolds, platforms and lifts.
• Ability to push, pull, lift and carry heavy objects and equipment (50+ lbs).
• Ability to work in confined spaces in accordance with requirements.
• Ability to work independently or with other individuals in a project/team setting in accordance with supervisory guidance and direction.
• Ability to get along with and interact well with different groups of people, including co-workers, management, both Federal and State personnel and the public utilizing the facility.
• Ability to supervise others.
• Familiarity with use of Microsoft Office software.
• Ability to read and write in English.
• Demonstrate reliability and trustworthiness.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to prepare written material in a clear and concise manner.
• Other duties as assigned.
Additional Comments This position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.
In addition: Camp Smith Training Site receives a Downstate Adjustment of $3,026 annually
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330 Old Niskayuna Road
Notes on ApplyingThis position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs
State Human Resources Management
330 Old Niskayuna Road
Latham, New York 12110-3514
ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED IN STATE HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (MNHS) BY SEPTEMBER 6, 2019.
VAGUENESS AND OMISSIONS WILL NOT BE RESOLVED IN YOUR FAVOR.
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 email@example.com.
ALL CURRENT PERMANENT DMNA STATE EMPLOYEES WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE INTERVIEWED TO EVALUATE THEIR QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, ABILITY TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE DIVISION AND ABILITY TO PERFORM THE DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION. THE REQUIREMENT TO PROVE QUALIFICATION SHALL REST WITH THE EMPLOYEE.
ALL OTHER CANDIDATES WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEW TO EVALUATE THEIR QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE IN RELATION TO THE DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION.