New York State Civil Service Trades Generalist, Central Office; in Queens Village, New York

Minimum Qualifications

Four years of full-time experience in a trade under a skilled journey-level position, which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprentice training in a trade or training gained by the completion of technical courses in a trade at a school or institute may be substituted for the above experience on a year-for-year basis. Candidates with electrical, carpentry, or plumbing experience are encouraged to apply.

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 Trades Generalist (formerly General Mechanic) position. This is a temporary/hourly position in the Bureau of Environmental Design and Improvement located in the New York City area. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to the following:

Perform skilled carpentry duties, including the building, repair, and installation of counters, cabinets, benches, partitions, doors, windows, building framework, and roofs.

Install hardware for bathroom use such as towel and toilet paper dispensers, door hinges and grab bars.

Repair, maintain, and install plumbing fixtures and appliances such as sinks, showers, bath tubs, and drinking fountains.

Install drywall, apply tape, skim coat, and tile or paint walls as needed.

Plan, lay out and complete plumbing and steam fitting work.

Install and repair ceiling and floor titles as needed.

Follow diagrams and blueprints for electrical installation.

Connect wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment.

Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

Ability to plan, and lay out work. Read and interpret plans and blue prints, and plan the associated work accordingly.

Perform other project duties, as assigned.

Provide support as needed for supervisors and co-workers on assignments. ## Additional Comments This position is part of the New York City Special Project team, which is responsible for completing capital funded projects at various facilities within the New York City and Long Island area. 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. ## Notes on Applying To be considered for this position, 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 #62206 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.

Date Posted: 12/06/18

Applications Due: 01/03/19

Vacancy ID: 62206

Agency: Mental Health, Office of

Title: Trades Generalist, Central Office;

Occupational Category: Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade: NS

Bargaining Unit: OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range: From $20.42 to $20.42 Hourly

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Temporary

Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 10%

Workweek: Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week: 40

From: 6:30 AM

To: 3 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 Swankey

Fax: (518) 486-3897

Email Address: OMHHRM@OMH.NY.GOV

Street Address: NYS Office of Mental Health NYC Special Project Revite Team

Street: NYS Office of Mental Health 44 Holland Avenue