Employment

Seasonal Maintenance Opportunity

Trailside Museums & Zoo at Bear Mountain State Park, Bear Mountain, NY 10911

TITLE (Temporary/Seasonal) Park & Recreation Aide 6 (Trailside Maintenance Staff)

$14.96/hr., 40 hrs./week, Work Schedule: 8:15 am to 4:45 pm includes weekends & holidays

Duration: December through March, extension possible

DutiesUnder the supervision of higher-level personnel, the Maintenance Worker will maintain, repair and clean the grounds, exhibits and buildings of Trailside Museums and Zoo. This will include daily cleaning of restrooms, exhibit buildings and collecting trash and recycling, and the maintenance of the grounds and upkeep and repairs, including painting and basic plumbing, electrical and carpentry. This involves the operation and maintenance of ride-on and push mowers, weed whackers, backpack blowers, power saws, and other small engines and hand tools. Will assist with facility operations, including daily opening and closing of Trailside buildings and crowd control during the end of day closing procedures.

Minimum Qualifications: Basic maintenance experience and familiarity with the operation of maintenance tools preferred. Must be able to perform medium to heavy physical labor, comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions, able to learn new skills, work on varied assignments, take pride in maintaining grounds and buildings, have a strong work ethic, and work well with others and be courteous with visitors. Must be able to lift and move 80 lbs. Must have a valid driver’s license and social security card.

Start Date: Immediately.

To Apply: Complete a NYS Parks Employment Application (available in all park offices) or online at http://nysparks.com/employment/park-employment.aspx, including 3 work references with contact name, name of business and phone number and resume, if available. If you complete the application online, SAVE AS and rename file with your name in order to save the information you’ve completed.

Please submit application and resume to elaine.brown@parks.ny.gov (include your name and position in subject line), or mail to Elaine Brown, Office Manager, Trailside Museums & Zoo, P.O. Box 427, Bear Mountain, NY 10911, or hand deliver to Trailside Office at the Trailside Museums & Zoo, Bear Mountain State Park.

 Post Date: November 22, 2019                  Application Deadline: December 12, 2019

“Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.”

Trailside Museums & Zoo is a smoke & drug free workplace.

Trailside Museums & Zoo is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action facility of

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