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Construction Equipment Operator

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

Construction Equipment Operator
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 16-0023+
Application Due By 2/19/16
Title Construction Equipment Operator
Location: City
DEC Region
West Almond
Region 9
$32,178 - $39,626 Effective 04/15
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Contingent Permanent/Non-Competitive+
Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC CSEA 03
Duties/Responsibilities The position includes operation and maintenance of small and large excavating and construction equipment and trucks at State facilities and on all associated infrastructure. That infrastructure may include construction or maintenance of administrative roadways, parking lots, sign installations, pole barns and other structures, site work for placement of concrete or other specialty application, septic systems, observation platforms, rip rap, bridge or culvert installation or other related excavation or construction operations.
Minimum Qualifications

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

Must have one year of experience in light and heavy duty construction equipment operation. Operation and maintenance of light/heavy duty construction equipment and trucks is required. Must have a CDL Class B within 6 months of appointment with appropriate endorsements.
Preferred qualifications: Proficient in the use of a computer and have the ability to complete daily work orders and reports.

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 03 employee who meets the minimum qualifications. One year of experience in the operation of equipment as appropriate for this position and the possession of a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle operated. Must have a valid Class B CDL within 6 months of appointment with appropriate endorsements.
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- hour's emergencies. Must have a valid Class B CDL within 6 months of appointment with appropriate endorsements. Will be subject to the Federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act (OTETA) of 1991, which requires employee testing for drug and alcohol abuse.
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: 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.