Maintenance Supvr 4

Grade 21

New York State has approximately 10 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in various agencies statewide. 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.

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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, in general, you would supervise the operation and maintenance of the physical plant of small state facilities, off-site facilities, or community residences. You would prepare detailed plans and specifications and estimates for small alteration and repair projects. You would supervise and inspect the execution of plans and instruct subordinates in general building construction and maintenance. You would prepare reports and identify mechanical and maintenance needs. Maintenance of roads, grounds, and related equipment might also be your responsibility.

The level of the titles within this career ladder vary based on the level of supervision, complexity of the duties involved, degree of independent judgment, etc.

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.

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 3, Plant Utilities Engineer 3, or Public Buildings Manager 2;
OR B. a Building Maintenance Supervisor 2; Building Restoration Specialist; Chief Janitor 1 or 2; Maintenance Supervisor 1 or 2; Motor Equipment Maintenance Supervisor 3; Park Sanitation Superintendent; Plant Utilities Engineer 2; Public Buildings Manager 1; Regional Park Maintenance Supervisor; Supervising Carpenter; Supervising Electrician; Supervising Mason and Plasterer; Supervising Plumber and Steamfitter; Supervisor, General Services Grounds Operations and Horticulture 2; or Vocational Instructor 3 or 4.*

* 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; Welding/Welding and Fabrication.

All other qualified candidates must have one year of supervisory experience with overall responsibility for a large and/or multi-building physical plant AND two additional years of supervisory experience as a second-level supervisor*.

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

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.

25-881 37-294

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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