Park Worker 3 - Grade 09

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 874 positions statewide.

*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.

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Salary Information for Park Worker 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Park Worker 1 04 $31,792 $39,450
Park Worker 2 06 $35,177 $43,521
Park Worker 3 09 $41,399 $50,884

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

As a PARK WORKER 3, incumbents perform semiskilled maintenance and repair work in one or a combination of trades areas. Incumbents, in learning and perfecting their skills may perform journey level trades activities under supervision or after receiving detailed instructions.
·      Performs and supervises maintenance activities.
·      Repairs doors, window sashes, storm windows, locks and other door hardware, stairs, railings and furniture.
·      Works on erection or renovation of larger buildings and structures.  May repair or rebuild various types of roofs (metal, slate, etc.).
·      Operates shop machinery to make or repair bookcases, shelves, signs, benches, tables, boxes, screens, doors, etc.
·      Performs interior and exterior maintenance including painting, cutting glass and replacing broken panes, finishing furniture, and papering walls.
·      Performs the routine repetitive tasks of the electrical trade such as running wire, laying and repairing electrical cable, installing switches and light fixtures.
·      Performs the less complex plumbing tasks such as replacement and repair or installation work which includes cutting, fitting threading pipes, removing stoppages and repairing leaks in line.
·      Points up brick and stone, patches plaster walls, sets tile, and lays brick or stone.
·      Performs routine maintenance on a variety of power-driven mechanical equipment including trucks, tractors, mowers and power saws.

View the classification standard for this title which illustrates the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.

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.

Candidates must have two years' experience in the operation and/or maintenance of a park, historic site, or recreational facility; OR two years' experience as a trades assistant under the supervision of a skilled trades­person, or completion of an appropriate two-year technical/trades school course.

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.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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