BUILDING MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST 1620 1335

 

DATE:

February 22, 2019

TO:

ALL COUNTY EMPLOYEES AND ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES

(This is not a Competitive position.)

FROM:

Tom Jackson, Commissioner of Department of Public Works

313 Shamrock Lane, Kingston, New York 12401

JOB VACANCY:

Building Maintenance Specialist/ Permanent/ Full-Time/ Benefited

LOCATION:

Public Works Building

SALARY:

$21.70/hour (Grade 11)

FILL DATE:

March 15, 2019 

(When such a vacancy is announced, employees who wish to be considered shall be allowed to file appropriate notice within ten (10) working days following the announcement of the vacancy.)

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: An employee in this class supervises and performs skilled building trades work requiring a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of one or more of the building construction or maintenance trades such as carpentry, plumbing or masonry.  Instructions received are general in nature and the employee is expected to plan and execute the work independently.  Supervision is exercised as needed over building trades workers, building maintenance workers and other repair and maintenance personnel.  Does related work as required.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of one or more of the building construction or maintenance trades; good knowledge of building and repair procedures; good knowledge of safety precautions necessary in the performance of the work; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to lay out work and estimate required materials, tools and personnel; ability to supervise the work of others; skill in the use of the tools of the trade; manual dexterity; mechanical aptitude;  initiative; willingness to respond to calls on a 24 hour a day basis; good physical condition.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Three (3) years of experience as a journeyman level trades worker in one or more of the building construction or maintenance trades.

Note: A journeyman trades worker for purposes of these qualifications is defined as an individual who has completed an apprenticeship program working under the direction of a skilled trades worker; OR an individual who has worked as a helper or assistant to a skilled trades worker for a minimum of four (4) years.  Advanced specialized formal training may be substituted for the required four (4) years of experience on a year for year basis; HOWEVER, in no case may training be substituted for the required three (3) years of journeyman level experience described in the minimum qualifications.

Special Requirement for appointment to Ulster County positions: In accordance with Ulster County Legislative Local Law Number 14 of 2007 or by other State and Federal Statutes, candidates for employment to all Ulster County positions must obtain clearance for appointment from the Department of Criminal Justice Services or other mandated Federal and State regulatory authority based upon fingerprinting and a criminal history background check.

ULSTER COUNTY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, disabled veteran status, or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.