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Building Maintenance Mechanic (3pm-11pm) - Saratoga Springs & Hudson Falls

Position: Building Maintenance Mechanic (3pm-11pm) - Saratoga Springs & Hudson Falls
Job Number: WSWN0240337-0000 (Click to apply)
Program: Administration/Operations
Category: Non-Instructional
F. Donald Myers Education Center, Saratoga Springs
Southern Adirondack Education Center, Hudson Falls 
Position Status: Full-Time
Months per Year: 12-Months
Salary: As per SRP Contract-Based on Experience
Position Start Date: August 31, 2022
Job Posting Start Date: July 28, 2022
Application Deadline: Until filled


  1. One year of journey-level experience in one of the recognized skilled trades; or 
  2. Four years of experience in either general building construction or maintenance work in one or more of the standard trades, such as carpentry, plumbing; or 
  3. An equivalent combination of experience and training within the limits of (A) and (B) above.

Note: Vacancies are filled by a certified list provided by Washington County Civil Service. Should no certified list be available, candidates appointed to this position will be serving in a provisional appointment in accordance with New York State Civil Service Law. The candidate must successfully complete a competitive examination and be eligible for appointment in accordance with Civil Service Law and the Civil Service Rules for Washington County to obtain a permanent appointment.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Thorough knowledge of the practices, processes, materials, and tools of the principal trade in additional trades; 
  • Good knowledge of modern buildings and grounds maintenance of heating systems; 
  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of others; 
  • Ability to understand oral and written directions; 
  • Mechanical aptitude;
  • Dependability; 
  • Thoroughness; 
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.



Distinguishing Features of the Class: 


This class involves a variety of building maintenance and repair tasks of a skilled nature. Although employees in this class, by reason of personal training and experience, generally devote most of their time to work on a single specialized field, they are required to work along various mechanical lines as the occasion demands. In this respect, the class differs from such classes as Painter, Carpenter, Plumber, etc, which limits the incumbents to a single trade. The duties of this class differ from Building Maintenance worker by reason of the more skilled nature of the work involved. Incumbents perform their duties with some latitude for independent planning or laying out of the working details. In those cases where supervisory responsibilities are involved, the Building Maintenance Mechanic supervises a number of workers who perform maintenance and repair jobs of a semi-skilled nature. Does related work as required. 


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