New York State Civil Service Maintenance Assistant (Temporary/Hourly) - Two Positions, Central Office; in Queens Village, New York

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled trade worker or completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course.

Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license is preferred, but not required, for these positions. ## Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill two Maintenance Assistant positions. These are temporary/hourly positions in the Bureau of Environmental Design and Improvement located in the New York City area. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Perform air handling filter changes and conduct fan coil maintenance.

Assist in the completion of minor rehabilitation special projects.

Assist with demolition of existing walls and floors; remove debris.

Assist with carpentry repairs and framing of walls, doors and windows.

Replace structural steel beams.

Assist with replacement of walls with waterproof barrier, drywall and insulation as needed.

Prepare surfaces for installation of tile or for painting.

Assist with installation of plumbing pipes and drains integral to building and campus operation systems.

Assist with installation of fixtures including toilets, sinks, shower bodies, shower heads, and washtubs. ## Additional Comments These positions are part of the New York City Special Project team, which is responsible for completing capital funded projects at various facilities within the New York City and Long Island area. The regional revitalization team concept was first adopted for the New York City region in 1984-85, and soon expanded to five regions that cover the entire state. The Environmental Revitalization Teams are made up of temporary general mechanics, maintenance assistants and laborer workers that perform ongoing maintenance and small renovation projects to augment facility support staff services. The teams operate on an ongoing basis, making visits at each OMH facility in the region twice each year.

Candidates are not eligible for reimbursement of travel costs. ## Notes on Applying To be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #44427 in the subject line of your email when applying.

Complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application at and submit it with your other application materials. Include your email address on your resume and application.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.

Date Posted: 10/12/17

Applications Due: 11/09/17

Vacancy ID: 44427

Agency: Mental Health, Office of

Title: Maintenance Assistant (Temporary/Hourly) - Two Positions, Central Office;

Occupational Category: Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade: NS

Bargaining Unit: OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range: From $16.27 to $16.27 Hourly

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Temporary

Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 10%

Workweek: Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week: 40

From: 6:30 AM

To: 3 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Queens

City: Albany

State: NY

Zip Code: 12229

Name: Nicole Swankey

Fax: (518) 486-3897

Email Address: OMHHRM@OMH.NY.GOV

Street Address: NYS Office of Mental Health NYC Special Project Team

Street: NYS Office of Mental Health 44 Holland Avenue