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General Mechanic

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

General Mechanic
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 14-00119+
Application Due By 8/1/14
Title General Mechanic
Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau Saranac Inn Maintenance Ctr.
Region 5
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 Design and construct all required carpentry projects, such as, kiosks, signs, roofs, building remodeling, etc. for the Ray Brook working circle. This includes conducting inspections, ordering all materials and installation at various locations, and coordinating constructions projects with other journeymen staff (e.g., plumbing, electrical). Supervise staff on-site ensuring that all health and safety and standard operating procedures are being followed.
Will need to communicate with supervisors and give updates on work being performed. Will be required to use the tools, machines, equipment and material in the carpenter trade.
Minimum Qualifications

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

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. Must obtain a Class B CDL within six months of appointment.
Preferred qualifications:
Ability to read and interpret plans, diagrams, architectural blueprints and specifications.

In accordance with union contract, this position is anticipated to be filled by an eligible DEC - CSEA Operations Services Unit 03 employee who meets the minimum qualifications.
Additional Comments Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain, work in remote areas and work in adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available for emergency response and available to respond to after- hours emergencies. Must obtain a Class B CDL with air brake endorsement within 6 months of the appointment. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 40 pounds.
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

E-Mail: dec.sm.personnel@dec.ny.gov

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.