New York State Civil Service Maintenance Assistant (Temporary/Hourly) - Three Positions, Central Office; in Orangeburg, New York
Two years of full-time experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled tradesperson; OR completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services, such as the NYS CSEA Partnership (NYS CSEA-P) Applied Skilled Trades Certificate Program*; or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of appropriate technical courses at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services. Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license is preferred, but not required, for these positions.
*Successful completion of the NYS CSEA-P Applied Skilled Trades Certificate Program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific classroom instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. It does not include 4,000 hours of on-the-job training, as required for the NYS CSEA-P Applied Skilled Trades Traineeship. ## Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill three Maintenance Assistant positions. These are temporary/hourly positions in the Bureau of Environmental Design and Improvement located in the Hudson River 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 semi-skilled carpentry duties, including the installation and maintenance of walls, ceilings, cabinets, doors, windows, flooring and insulation.
Conduct skilled surface preparation and application of primer and finish coats of paint in areas designated in the scope of work.
Perform housekeeping tasks and heavy cleaning, general grounds keeping, landscaping, building maintenance, and painting as needed.
Maintain grounds by mowing grass, sweeping, raking, shoveling, and removing debris, branches, snow, ice, trash, etc. by hand.
Possess a working knowledge of maintenance and repair methods, materials and tools.
Perform manual tasks such as lifting and placing equipment and tools. ## Additional Comments These positions are part of the Hudson River Revite team that travels between facilities in the Hudson River area performing special project renovations, ongoing maintenance, small repair and environmental improvement projects. This region includes Rockland, Orange, and Dutchess Counties. 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 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 New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. ## Notes on Applying To be considered, interested candidates should email a resume as an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #83255 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 #83255 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.
Date Posted: 11/16/20
Applications Due: 12/14/20
Vacancy ID: 83255
Agency: Mental Health, Office of
Title: Maintenance Assistant (Temporary/Hourly) - Three Positions, Central Office;
Occupational Category: Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance
Salary Grade: NS
Bargaining Unit: OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)
Salary Range: From $17.61 to $17.61 Hourly
Employment Type: Full-Time
Appointment Type: Temporary
Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class
Travel Percentage: 40%
Workweek: Other (see below)
"Other" Explanation: Monday through Thursday
Hours Per Week: 40
From: 6:30 AM
To: 5 PM
Flextime allowed?: No
Mandatory overtime?: No
Compressed workweek allowed?: No
Telecommuting allowed?: No
Zip Code: 12229
Name: Nicole Landry
Fax: (518) 486-3897
Email Address: OMHHRM@OMH.NY.GOV
Street Address: NYS Office of Mental Health Hudson River Revite Team
Street: NYS Office of Mental Health 44 Holland Avenue