Facility Operations Assnt 1

Grade 06

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  1. Facility Operations Assnt 1

    Grade 06

  2. Facility Operations Assnt 2

    Grade 09

Summary of Job Description

As a Facility Operations Assistant 1, you would:

Perform office-related activities such as filing, alphabetizing, photocopying, sorting and delivering mail, storing records or supplies on shelves, bins and/or on the floor.

Provide visitors with information regarding tourist attractions, office locations and the facility's rules and regulations.

Inspect, check and patrol areas to detect vandalism or non-adherence to safety procedures; report defects, possible hazards or potentially dangerous conditions in the building and adjacent areas.

Perform general grounds maintenance tasks such as clearing sites, raking or tilling soil, mowing lawns, applying fertilizers and pesticides, cutting brush and wood, trimming and removing trees and shrubs, maintaining roads and sidewalks, and removing snow, trash and other obstructions from the building and surrounding areas. Load trucks with debris, dirt and other materials.

Set up chairs, podiums and related equipment for conferences, seminars and special events, and loads, unloads and assembles furniture and equipment.

Assist trades positions in performing the routine and unskilled work such as carrying supplies and equipment, erecting ladders and scaffolding, cleaning, flushing and repairing gutters and drains, removing materials from construction sites, preparing surfaces and spreading paint, digging ditches, loading and unloading trucks, carrying bricks and mortar, performing rough carpentry and masonry work, and cleaning the work site after repair work is completed.

Operate self-propelled and motorized equipment, such as lawn mowers, pumps, compressors, vehicles, small trucks, and light construction equipment.  

Assist automotive and other mechanics in performing routine and unskilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of automotive equipment and other machinery such as mounting and dismounting snowplows, salt spreaders, engines, transmissions and differentials, performing minor engine tune-ups, changing oil, tires, and batteries and cleaning and polishing vehicles.

Clean buildings and facilities, which includes but is not limited to: vacuuming, mopping, and waxing floors; emptying trash receptacles; washing lavatories and fixtures within; dusting and polishing wood and metal fixtures.

Perform a variety of routine building maintenance tasks such as unclogging toilets and sinks, and changing light bulbs and tubes.

Collect fees and tickets for parking and special events and prepare reports of revenue and tickets collected and issued.

Direct patrons to designated parking areas and/or specific parking spots or locations; direct persons or vehicles not authorized to use the parking facilities to alternate locations; inspects vehicles for current and correct parking permits; assure that cars are parked in the correct area and not in reserved or handicapped spaces; and keep records of vehicles for which parking privileges have been suspended or revoked and controls access to parking areas accordingly.

Respond to patron complaints from people denied access by explaining parking requirements and suggesting alternate parking areas.

May lead volunteers, students, and inmates assigned to work crews by making assignments, distributing and accounting for equipment and supplies, demonstrating the proper methods of completing work, and supervising the on-site performance of activities and tasks.

May travel to other offices within the State or facility to pick-up or move equipment, supplies or persons.

Move heavy supplies, furniture, and equipment.

Load and unload heavy equipment, supplies, and furniture from trucks and rail cars by physically lifting items or operating a hand truck or forklift.

Move items to and from storerooms and/or warehouses.  May maintain storage areas.

Assist truck drivers and motor vehicle operators in picking up and delivering items.  May drive delivery vehicles.

Move heavy furniture, office equipment, and records.

Set up and removes furniture, partitions, and equipment for office moves, conferences, meetings, and special events.

Deliver forms and supplies to various offices.

Assist in the receiving and shipping of various office materials.

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.

There are no education or experience qualifications for this class. Applicants must be physically able to perform the tasks of the position and be able to understand and carry out written or oral instructions.  When required to operate motor vehicles, incumbents must possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle being operated.

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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