Long Island Revite Team
Minimum Qualifications These are labor class positions. There are no education or experience qualifications for this class. A Facility Operations Assistant 1 must be physically able to perform the duties assigned and be able to understand and carry out written or oral instructions.
Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license is preferred, but not required.
This position requires visitation to hospitals and/or other health care settings and direct interaction with patients and patient care staff. Upon appointment, the candidate must be fully vaccinated or willing to become fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may not start working until two weeks after their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill two Facility Operations Assistant 1 positions. These are temporary/hourly positions in the Bureau of Environmental Design and Improvement located in the Long Island region. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Perform ongoing maintenance, small repair and environmental improvement projects.
Perform housekeeping tasks and heavy cleaning, general grounds keeping, landscaping, building maintenance, and painting as needed.
Load and unload heavy equipment, supplies, and furniture from trucks. Set up and break down equipment.
Move heavy furniture, office equipment and supplies.
Maintain grounds by mowing grass, sweeping, raking, shoveling, and removing by hand debris, branches, snow, ice, trash, etc.
Assist trade workers by performing manual tasks such as lifting and placing equipment, maintain machinery, equipment and tools.
Provide assistance with the installation and repair/replacement of such materials as ceiling and floor tiles and waterproof floor and wall sub-systems.
Additional Comments These positions will be part of our Long Island Revite team, which travels to various facilities in the Long Island region performing special project renovations, ongoing maintenance, small repair and environmental projects. This region includes Queens, Brooklyn, Dix Hills and West Brentwood. The regional revitalization team concept was first adopted for the New York City region in 1984-85, and soon expanded to five regions that cover the entire state. The Environmental Revitalization Teams are made up of temporary Trades Generalist, Maintenance Assistant, and Facility Operations Assistant 1 positions that perform ongoing maintenance and small renovation projects to augment facility support staff services. The teams operate on an ongoing basis, making visits at each OMH facility in the region twice each year.
Candidates are not eligible for reimbursement of travel costs.
Generous benefit package includes:
• Paid vacation leave
• Paid personal leave
• Paid holidays
• Paid sick leave
• Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision care benefits
• Membership in the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System, and
• Various savings plan programs.
The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a particular focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived experience are encouraged to apply. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
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Notes on ApplyingTo be considered, interested candidates should email a resume as an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format to email@example.com. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #93315 in the subject line of your email when applying. Resumes may also be faxed to (518) 486-3897. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #XXXXX on your cover sheet or resume when faxing.
You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.