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New York State Civil Service Marine Helper (Seasonal) in Utica, New York

Minimum Qualifications

Must be at least 18 years of age and physically capable of performing the duties assigned to the position. There are no education or experience requirements.

USCG Drug Testing required prior to appointment.

Candidates must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NYS at the time of appointment and continuously maintain it thereafter or face termination. ## Duties Description The Canal Corporation (Canals) works in partnership with local, state, and federal entities to implement canal projects that meet the goals and objectives of the NYS Canal Recreationway Plan and the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Plan. The projects are geared towards increasing public access and use of the Canal System, adding new and improved trail linkages and enhancing tourism and economic revitalization opportunities along the 524 miles comprising the Canal system. The New York State Canal System, includes the Erie, Champlain, Oswego and Cayuga-Seneca canals, linking the Hudson River with the Great Lakes, the Finger Lakes and Lake Champlain.

A Marine Helper performs manual labor to assist in maintaining and operating vessels and equipment, including making repairs to Canal channels and embankments and other shore-based activities. ## Additional Comments * Seasonal Hours vary depending on location. Area includes Oneida County. * ## Notes on Applying Interested seasonal candidates should submit an application via email to

The New York State Canal Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.

The New York State Canal Corporation provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please email

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 history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from the candidate before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Date Posted: 07/06/20

Applications Due: 09/01/20

Vacancy ID: 82061

Agency: Canal Corporation

Title: Marine Helper (Seasonal)

Occupational Category: Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade: NS

Bargaining Unit: OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range: From $13 to $13 Hourly

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Temporary

Jurisdictional Class: Labor Class

Travel Percentage: 10%

Workweek: Variable

Hours Per Week: 40

From: 7 AM

To: 3 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Oneida

City: Albany

State: NY

Zip Code: 12207

Name: Zak Melite

Telephone: 518-449-6032

Email Address:

Street Address: 207 Genessee Street Suite 405

Street: 30 South Pearl Street