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New York State Civil Service Facility Operations Assistant 1 (Temporary/Hourly), Central Office; in Utica, New York

Minimum Qualifications

This is a labor class position. 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, for this position. ## Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill a Facility Operations Assistant 1 position. This is a temporary/hourly position in the Bureau of Environmental Design and Improvement located in the Central New York 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 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 This position is part of our Central New York Revite team, which travels to various facilities in the Central New York area performing special project renovations, ongoing maintenance, small repair, and environmental improvement projects. This region includes Albany, Marcy, Utica, Syracuse, and Ogdensburg. 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 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 #83252 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 #83252 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: 83252

Agency: Mental Health, Office of

Title: Facility Operations Assistant 1 (Temporary/Hourly), Central Office;

Occupational Category: Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade: NS

Bargaining Unit: OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range: From $14.96 to $14.96 Hourly

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Temporary

Jurisdictional Class: Labor Class

Travel Percentage: 60%

Workweek: Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation: Monday through Thursday

Hours Per Week: 40

From: 7 AM

To: 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Oneida

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 Central NY Revite Team

Street: NYS Office of Mental Health 44 Holland Avenue

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