NYS Education Department Building

401 Turin Street, Rome, NY 13440
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Maintenance Assistant, SG-9
(Operational Services Unit)

SALARY: $32,653*

The NYS Education Department’s School for the Deaf is seeking to fill a Maintenance Assistant position.  Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Assistant performs activities in support of the overall repair work on structures and equipment. As a semiskilled worker, the Maintenance Assistant performs a wide variety of tasks, and routine maintenance and repairs including but not limited to the following:

  • Repairs, operates and maintains a variety of machines and equipment associated with daily operations of the school and residence;
  • Performs routine, repetitive maintenance, installation and repair of the mechanical, building construction, motor equipment, electrical and plumbing, heating, hot water components and equipment and related activities;
  • Assists journey level maintenance staff as needed and performs skilled and semiskilled work under the direction of journey-leveled staff;
  • Completes assigned tasks following applicable codes;
  • Maintains appropriate inventories for the maintenance and repair of various equipment throughout the facility;
  • Maintains, repairs and upkeeps the School’s indoor pool; and
  • Removes ice and snow in the winter time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have two years of experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled trades worker or completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Fingerprinting through the Department of Criminal Justice Services and a background check with the Office of Children and Family Services is required for employment.  This will be a permanent position.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $40,136 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by June 25, 2013 to nyssdjobs@mail.nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred).  Please include the Box number (RND-78) of the position in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

Office of Human Resources Management
Box RND-78
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631
E-mail: nyssdjobs@mail.nysed.gov

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Last Updated: June 11, 2013