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New York State Civil Service Maintenance Assistant in Jamaica, 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 New York State Civil Service Employees Association-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.

*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.

When required to operate motor vehicles, candidates must possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated.

Application Process: Candidates are required to provide specific, verifiable information about their qualifying experience. This information should be on the letterhead of the employer under whom the qualifying experience was gained and include names and titles of supervisors, duties performed during the training period and specific dates of employment and be signed by that employer.

  • Candidates qualifying through the completion of appropriate course work should include a copy of their transcript or listing of course work completed.

  • A copy of a trade union card is acceptable documentary proof of qualification.

  • Candidates who do not submit appropriate documentary proof that they meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered for appointment.

Per Agreement between the Civil Service Employees Association, Inc. and the State of New York, Article 45 (c) the requirement to prove qualification shall rest with the employee. ## Duties Description

  • Implement quality control procedures for the Logistics Centers;

  • Observe all established protocols for stockpile maintenance, employment, deployment, transportation coordination and recovery;

  • Implement the preventative Maintenance Program for stockpile readiness;

  • Provide responsive, statewide support during emergency situations requiring stockpile items. Assist in the accountability of all items deployed from the stockpile and returned to the stockpiles;

  • Assist in the coordination and management of surplus materials;

  • Assist in the issuance of equipment to vendors for maintenance and calibration;

  • Receive warehouse deliveries;

  • Maintain accountability of warehouse items using SFS inventory system;

  • Perform support and clerical work such as document preparation, scheduling, and related activities;

  • Prepare and submit Bills of Lading to supervisor and receiving agency after issuing warehouse equipment;

  • Maintain records and perform routine preventative maintenance checks and services.

Operational Needs:

  • Possession and maintenance of a valid Driver’s License issued by the NYS Department of Motor Vehicle is required. Operation of a motor vehicle may be required;

  • Ability to bend, lift, climb and to stand and walk for long periods of time;

  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds;

  • Ability to operate a variety of materials handling equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks;

  • Successful completion of OSHA forklift training and certification within 90 days of appointment;

  • Flexibility to work in environments of fluctuating temperatures including limited periods outside, year-round;

  • Must be able to acquire a SIDA security badge from JFK Airport within 3 months of hire date in order to work at the JFK Stockpile;

  • May be required to respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

NOTE: Support of operations during times of emergency and disaster from State Emergency Operations Center (EOC), state field offices and/or local deployments may be required, which would result in a change and/or increase in working hours, locations and/or duties. ## Additional Comments Location Pay/Downstate Adjustment is an additional $3,026 annually. ## Notes on Applying Please submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying

Date Posted: 11/20/20

Applications Due: 12/07/20

Vacancy ID: 83319

Agency: Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Division of

Title: Maintenance Assistant

Occupational Category: Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade: 09

Bargaining Unit: OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range: From $36772 to $45200 Annually

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Permanent

Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 40%

Workweek: Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week: 37.50

From: 8:30 AM

To: 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Queens

City: Albany

State: NY

Zip Code: 12242

Name: Human Resources / KP /10683

Telephone: 5184735282

Fax: 518-486-1631

Email Address:

Street Address: 87 Cargo Plaza

Street: NYS Office of General Services, HRM 31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza