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Senate House State Historic Site Park and Recreation Aide 4 - Seasonal in Kingston, New York

Park & Rec Aide 4-Seasonal Laborer: PAY RATE: $12.50/hr., 20-24 hrs./week, including occasional weekends and holidays. BENEFITS: Option for health insurance and to join New York State Retirement System and the CSEA union. LOCATION: Senate House State Historic Site, 296 Fair St., Kingston, NY 12401. TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Temporary and seasonal position, Year Round. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Park Worker 3, the incumbent will assist in landscaping upkeep, including but not limited to: mowing, trimming, seeding, planting, trash removal, snow removal, and other aspects of general grounds maintenance. Duties will also include the operation of state vehicles and minor maintenance of site equipment. Finally, the incumbent will assist in routine cleaning and building maintenance, including but not limited to: cleaning restrooms, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting and other minor maintenance tasks as needed. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates must demonstrate the ability to safely operate power-driven equipment (mowers, trimmers, blowers, etc.). Candidates must have the ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time and be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Experience in grounds maintenance, facility maintenance, general carpentry, and mechanical experience are a plus. Candidates must demonstrate a friendly demeanor and the ability to work well with the public. Must be at least 17 years of age, have a valid New York State drivers license, and be available to work weekend, holidays and occasional evening events. TO APPLY: Complete and submit a NYS Parks employment application (available in the site office or online at: along with your resume and cover letter, including three work references to: Jonathan Vincent, Senate House State Historic Site, 296 Fair St., Kingston NY 12401 OR e-mail at