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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/21/21

Applications Due11/05/21

Vacancy ID93146

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitlePark and Recreation Aide 5

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $14 to $14 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Labor Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Full Time (must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays if needed)

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Westchester

Street Address 15 Walnut Street

City Dobbs Ferry

StateNY

Zip Code10522

Minimum Qualifications None

Duties Description Under the supervision of the Park Manager and the Maintenance Supervisor, the Park and Recreaction Aide 5 (PRA5) will:
-Perform routine and semi-skilled grounds keeping and maintenance.
-Complete grounds keeping including, mowing, line trimming, and landscaping.
-Complete equipment maintenance and operation of trucks, wood chippers, and other power equipment.
-Perform landscaping and maintenance on a 26-mile suburban and rustic walking, biking, and hiking trail.
-Operate power driven equipment and hand tools in performance of assigned tasks.
-Assist in emergency situations by applying emergency procedures and practices and working with patrons to minimize potential
problems.
-Perform a variety of administrative duties by assisting with inventory controls, collecting data for projects, and complete other
assignments as needed.
-Work closely with Friends group, the community, and vendors to assure NYS Parks’ mission is met.

Additional Comments -Must have experience and/or familiarity with landscaping and maintenance functions, in general. Experience with landscaping
and maintenance in parks and recreational facilities, preferred.
-Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license as a term and condition of employment.
-Must complete Game of Logging at next available training as a term and condition of employment.
-Chainsaw experience, preferred
-Must communicate effectively and provide exceptional customer service

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

Name Personnel

Telephone

Fax

Email Address Taconic.Employment@parks.ny.gov

Address

Street 15 Walnut Street

City Dobbs Ferry

State NY

Zip Code 10522

 

Notes on ApplyingIf you feel you meet the minimum qualifications and the agency’s operating needs, and are interested in being considered for this
vacancy, you can obtain an Employment Application from your local park office, your region’s administrative headquarters?? or you can download an application from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website at https://parks.ny.gov/documents/employment/FillableUpdatedParksEmployeeApplicationS1000Part1Taconic.pdf

Please forward your application and resume, if available, to taconic.employment@parks.ny.gov

All qualified persons are invited and encouraged to apply.

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