Staff Positions



Distinguishing Features of the Class:

This work involves the repair and maintenance of buildings, grounds and equipment.  The work performed is of a general mechanical nature and may include masonry, carpentry, painting, plumbing, heating or electrical maintenance or repair.  The work may also involve the operation and routine maintenance of motor vehicles or other machinery and equipment.  Although employees of this class, because of individual training or experience, generally devote a greater part of their time to a particular specialized field, are required to work in various mechanical fields as the occasion demands.  Employees work under general supervision allowing for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out the details of the work.  Direct supervision may be exercised over the work of laborers or other subordinate employees.  Does related work as required.


Typical Work Activities (illustrative only):

  • Cleans, maintains and makes repairs to boilers, pumps, heaters, piping, valves, traps, compressor motors and generators;
  • Builds and/or installs cabinets, shelves, doors, paneling, flooring, windows and locks;
  • Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, toilets and showers;
  • Operates and/or performs minor repairs to motor vehicles and other motorized equipment;
  • Repairs windows, doors, floor, walls, furniture, roofs, projectors, screens, and sprinklers;
  • Performs masonry duties such as mixing plaster and concrete, laying brick or blocks, preparing forms and pouring concrete;
  • Prepares surfaces and paints exteriors and interiors of buildings and structures;
  • Performs general grounds maintenance activities;
  • May supervise the work of Laborers or other subordinates.


Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

Thorough knowledge of the practices, processes, materials and tools of the principal trade in which the experience has been gained; good knowledge of modern buildings and grounds maintenance and repair practices; good knowledge of the operation and maintenance of heating and ventilating equipment; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions; mechanical aptitude; manual dexterity; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Minimum Qualifications:


  1. Four years of experience in general building maintenance, heavy construction, or building trades work; or
  2. One year of experience as a journeyman in one of the recognized skilled trades; or
  3. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b) above


For consideration, email with the corresponding job title as the subject line.

Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and numbers of 3 professional references.

Deadline to apply is October 10, 2014.



Applicant will need to perform security related functions at a community college, including responsibility for maintaining order, for the security of College property, and for the safety of students, visitors and staff. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Public Safety, with considerable latitude allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out assignments.

SHIFT:   24 hours needing coverage - from 7pm on Saturday night to 7am on Sunday morning -7pm on Sunday night to 7am Monday morning.


  • Maintains order on campus at all times;
  • Performs security work, fire prevention and law enforcement Patrols building, grounds and parking areas on foot or in a patrol vehicle to maintain order, protect persons and property, control traffic, provide first aid and to prevent trespassing, theft or damage;
  • Investigates complaints as required;
  • Secures and checks all doors, windows and entrances to buildings as required;
  • Assures that all doors and entrances are unlocked for daily activities and classes as required;
  • Directs and controls traffic on campus roads, grounds and parking areas as required;
  • Investigates motor vehicle accidents that occur on campus or campus property as required.
  • Issues parking violations;
  • Assists motorists, e.g. lock-outs, dead batteries and other vehicular problems;
  • Gives directions and provides information to students and visitors;
  • Contacts snow removal contractor/grounds crew when necessary;
  • Accompanies individuals making bank deposits as required;
  • Provides reports and maintains an appropriate system of records and reports;
  • Does related work as required.



Good knowledge of the practices and procedures required to ensure maintenance of order and security of buildings, grounds and equipment; good knowledge of safety precautions necessary to eliminate existing and potential security, safety and fire hazards; working knowledge of the Penal Law, Criminal Procedure Law and Vehicle and Traffic Laws of the State of New York; working knowledge of law enforcement statues pertaining to a variety of offenses and working knowledge of investigative techniques; ability to communicate effectively with others; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written directions; ability to prepare clear, concise reports; good judgment; tact; courtesy; resourcefulness; dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.


Eligibility for an appropriate level driver’s license issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles at the time of application; possession of the license at time of appointment.

To apply: email a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of 3 professional references to:

Deadline to apply is Oct 24, 2014 or until position is filled.

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