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New York State Civil Service Maintenance Staff Member (Park & Recreation Aide 3) in Staatsburg, New York

Agency Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

Title Maintenance Staff Member (Park & Recreation Aide 3)

Occupational Category No Preference

Salary Grade Hourly

Bargaining Unit OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range From $17.15 to $17.15 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Labor Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Hours per week: normally 32, with additional hours assigned as needed for special programs and eventsSchedule: Normally Thursday through Sunday, including holidaysDuration: Postion is year-round, contingent on budget

Hours Per Week 32


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Dutchess

Street Address 75 Mills Mansion Drive, Road #1

City Staatsburg

State NY

Zip Code 12580

Minimum Qualifications No Civil Service Minimum Qualifications - see Operational Needs in the Additional Comments section.

Duties Description DUTIES:Under the general supervision of higher level personnel, the PRA3 will perform basic maintenance, cleaning and repair activities, both inside and outside, at the facility. Duties include:• Mowing, trimming, weeding and landscaping• Snow blowing and clearing/de-icing walkways • Cleaning and re-stocking all public restrooms; disposing of garbage and recycling• Transporting heavy bottles and boxes up three floors on stairs• Dusting and vacuuming tour carpets and other public areas of historic house; mopping and dry-mopping historic floors• Maintaining apparatus in the museum including de-humidifiers, air conditioners to maintain optimal temperature and humidity controls; assist staff with data monitoring of environmental conditions; assist with museum’s integrated pest management program• Basic repairs to doors, windows and non-collections furniture• Cleaning windows, didactic signage and outdoor historic finishes (includes power-washing)• Event set-up, clean-up and implementation (for indoor and outdoor events; includes cleaning and pest removal in park buildings)• Conducting regular, periodic inspections and maintenance on equipment (including emergency generators, heating fuel delvery hatches, mowers, snow blowers, site vehicle, etc.); maintaining maintenance and safety records on mechanical and motorized equipment; responsible for safe use and retention of the site’s equipment inventory• Assist staff with monitoring and maintaining propane tank hatches and boilers • Winterizing and de-winterizing pipes and spigots; setting up watering hoses for plants in spring; removing vegetation from window wells and balconies (some confined space safety training provided)• Holiday season: removing 30+ boxes from storage and staging throughout house; moving and assembling large artificial Christmas trees; deploying string lighting and decorations in park and building exterior; also de-decorating and re-storing throughout January• Participating in full repertoire of NYS and agency-mandated trainings• Occasional security duties for museum• Learning basics of NYS procurement guidelines and assisting with purchasing and vendor location for projects as needed• Other duties as assigned

Additional Comments OPERATIONAL NEEDS:• Due to the museum setting, must be able to demonstrate willingness to adhere to museum security and specific directives on working in historic rooms and around collections• Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds• The candidate will be required to operate and maintain hand tools, power tools, and motorized equipment; prior experience with such devices a plus• Must be dependable and demonstrate on-time attendance• Must be able to operate a computer, including MS programs: Word, Outlook• Must possess and maintain a valid NYS driver’s license as a term and condition of employment.• Excellent customer service and courtesy required• Ability to work well with others; and be flexible and responsive to directions and assignments

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Name Personnel



Email Address


Street 75 Mills Mansion Drive, Road #1

City Staatsburg

State NY

Zip Code 12580

Notes on Applying Complete a NYS/OPRHP Employment Application (available in all park and site offices, or online at with the Employment Application, please provide a resume and three (3) work references with a relevant contact name, name of business, phone, email if possible. Application Deadline: ASAPSubmit applications to: (include your name and “PRA3 B&G, Application” in the email subject line. Or, mail to: RE: Employment Search, Staatsburgh State Histoic Site, PO Box 308, Staatsburg, NY 12580