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Park Worker 2

Grade 06

New York State has approximately 29 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Parks and Recreation. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled. If you are viewing a trainee title, please note this number reflects the number of positions established at the journey level. Agencies may fill at the trainee level(s) or at the journey level based on employee qualifications. GOT-IT does not provide information on any job postings or job availability. For information on current job postings, please visit State Jobs NY. You may also visit specific New York State Agency websites for information about an agency and its job opportunities.

Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Park Worker 1

    Grade 04

  2. Park Worker 2

    Grade 06

  3. Park Worker 3

    Grade 09

Summary of Job Description

As a PARK WORKER 2, incumbents perform some of the same tasks as a Park Worker 1, in addition to the following activities:
      Performs simple maintenance activities such as fixing or replacing shelves, locks, etc., unclogging toilets and sinks; replacing faucets and washers; interior and exterior painting; assisting in the repairing of roads, paths, benches, trails, cabins, picnic shelters, and various equipment.
      Assists skilled or semiskilled trades positions by performing a variety of relatively unskilled tasks.
      May perform routine office tasks involving simple arithmetic computations or repetitive activities.
      Handles complaints or inquiries from park patrons.
      Cleans fish ponds and troughs, tags, clips fins, stocks hatchery, assists in data collection, removes fish for distribution and transfer and assists in fish transfers.
      May supervise seasonal workers and/or lower level personnel.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

This title is non-competitive.  No examination is necessary.  However, you must still meet the Minimum Qualifications of the position.

There are no education or experience requirements. Applicants must be physically able to perform medium to heavy physical labor. When required to operate motor vehicles, candidates must possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated. Applicants must also be able to communicate orally with other staff and with park patrons.

How to Apply

An examination is not used to fill this title. You must meet the minimum qualifications of the title in order to be considered for this position. You must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience. For additional information or clarification, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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