Maintenance Supvr 3

Grade 19

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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. Maintenance Supvr 1

    Grade 14

  2. Maintenance Supvr 1 Fish Hatchery

    Grade 14

  3. Maintenance Supvr 2

    Grade 17

  4. Maintenance Supvr 3

    Grade 19

  5. Maintenance Supvr 4

    Grade 21

Summary of Job Description

As a Maintenance Supervisor 3, you would be a second-level supervisor in medium-sized state facilities, off-site facilities, or community residences. Your tasks would be similar to a Maintenance Supervisor 2 except that larger programs are involved.

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.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

There are two examinations held for this position. New York State employees may qualify for both.

For qualified employees of New York State on or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months permanent competitive, non-competitive, or 55-b/55-c service as:

Either A.    a Maintenance Supervisor 1, Maintenance Supervisor 1 (Building), Maintenance Supervisor 1 (Electronic Equipment), Maintenance Supervisor 1 (Fish Hatchery), Maintenance Supervisor 1 (Motor Equipment), Maintenance Supervisor 1 (Toll Equipment), Maintenance Supervisor 2, Maintenance Supervisor 2 (Bridge), Maintenance Supervisor 2 (Building), Maintenance Supervisor 2 (Motor Equipment), Maintenance Supervisor 2 (Toll Equipment), Park Supervisor 2, Plant Utilities Engineer 1, Plant Utilities Engineer 2, Public Buildings Manager 1, Public Buildings Manager 2, Regional Park Maintenance Supervisor, Sign Shop Supervisor 1, Supervising Carpenter, Supervising Electrician, Supervising Mason and Plasterer, Supervising Painter, Supervising Plumber and Steamfitter, Supervisor General Services Grounds Operations and Horticulture 1, or Supervisor Marine Equipment Repair;

Or B.    a Building Restoration Specialist, Carpenter, Chief Janitor, Electrician, Electronic Equipment Mechanic, General Mechanic, Grounds Construction Supervisor, Head Grounds Supervisor, Head Janitor, Locksmith, Machinist, Mason and Plasterer, Motor Equipment Mechanic, Painter, Park Sanitation Superintendent, Plumber and Steamfitter, Refrigeration Mechanic, Roofer and Tinsmith, Senior Filter Plant Operator, Supervisor Grounds, Vocational Instructor (all levels),* Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 3, Welder, Bridge Repair Mechanic, Sheet Metal Worker, Upholsterer, Sign Painter, Automotive Body Mechanic, Laboratory Mechanician, or Correctional Industries Installation and Repair Technician.

*Certified in and teaching the following programs (some of these programs have been renamed and would be appropriate under either the old or new name): Air Conditioning and Refrigeration/Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; Carpentry; Electrical/Electrical Trades; Electrical/Electronic Occupations; Machine Shop/Machine Tool Operations-Machine Shop; Masonry; Painting and Decoration/Residential-Commercial Building Maintenance and Remodeling; Plumbing; Sheet Metal; and Welding/Welding and Fabrication.

For all qualified individuals, on or before the date of examination you must have:
two years of second-level supervisory* experience in any of the areas listed below:

Either 1.    maintenance and operation of a physical plant;

Or 2.    building construction;

Or 3.    building renovation and/or repair projects.

*In order to be considered second-level supervisory experience, you must have direct supervisory responsibility for workers who also supervised one or more workers or incarcerated individuals.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

26-925 38-877

How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

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 or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, 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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