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New York State Civil Service Maintenance Assistant (Temporary/Hourly), Central Office; in Queens Village, New York

Minimum Qualifications

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 this position.

*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 a Maintenance Assistant position. This is a temporary/hourly position in the Bureau of Environmental Design and Improvement located in the Long Island area. 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 This position 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 improvement 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 position 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 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 omhhrm@omh.ny.gov. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #83254 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 #83254 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: 83254

Agency: Mental Health, Office of

Title: Maintenance Assistant (Temporary/Hourly), 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: 30%

Workweek: Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week: 40

From: 7 AM

To: 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Queens

City: Albany

State: NY

Zip Code: 12229

Name: Nicole Landry

Fax: (518) 486-3897

Email Address: OMHHRM@OMH.NY.GOV

Street Address: NYS Office of Mental Health Long Island Revite Team

Street: NYS Office of Mental Health 44 Holland Avenue

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