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Maintenance Assistant Mechanic

Applications accepted from current State employees. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Maintenance Assistant Mechanic
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 16-00278+
Application Due By 09/30/16
Title Maintenance Assistant Mechanic
Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau Albany Port
Central Office
Operations/Transportation Services
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent/Non-Competitive+
Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC CSEA 03
Duties/Responsibilities Will be required to have working knowledge of the operation of automotive equipment and other motor driven equipment.
  • Perform routine vehicle repair tasks such as oil changes and tune-ups, and tire rotation.
  • Replacement of components such as starters, fuel pumps, and brake pads.
  • Perform preventive maintenance inspections and safety inspections of vehicles.
  • Assist others with making major mechanical vehicle repairs.
  • Follow specific instructions and guidance from Supervisors and senior co-workers.
  • Assist with vehicle cleaning and snow removal when needed.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Minimum Qualifications for Provisional or Non-Competitive Appointments:

Two years of experience in mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled tradesperson or completion of an appropriate two year technical school course/program.

Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC

In accordance with union contract, this position is anticipated to be filled by an eligible DEC - CSEA Operations Services Unit employee who meets the minimum qualifications.
Two years of experience in mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled tradesperson or completion of an appropriate two year technical school course.
Additional Comments Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position.
To Apply Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:

Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060

Fax: (518) 402-9038


Additional Notes:

If you are a permanent NYS employee not employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation or applying for reinstatement, please provide your social security number so that appointment eligibility may be verified.

State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.

Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.