Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 11/13/17
Applications Due: 12/11/17
Vacancy ID: 45230

Position Information

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleLaborer (Temporary/Hourly) – Four Positions, Central Office;

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $14.38 to $14.38 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Labor Class

Travel Percentage 60%


Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Monday through Thursday

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Erie

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

Western NY Revite Team

City Buffalo


Zip Code14201

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications These are labor class positions. There are no education or experience qualifications for this class. Laborers must be physically able to perform the duties assigned.

Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license is preferred, but not required, for these positions.

Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill four Laborer positions. These are temporary/hourly positions in the Bureau of Environmental Design and Improvement located in the Western New York area. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Perform ongoing maintenance, small repair and environmental improvement projects.

Perform housekeeping tasks and heavy cleaning, general grounds keeping, landscaping, building maintenance, and painting as needed.

Load and unload heavy equipment, supplies, and furniture from trucks. Set up and break down equipment.

Move heavy furniture, office equipment and supplies.

Maintain grounds by mowing grass, sweeping, raking, shoveling, and removing by hand debris, branches, snow, ice, trash, etc.

Assist trade workers by performing manual tasks such as lifting and placing equipment, maintain machinery, equipment and tools.

Provide assistance with the installation and repair/replacement of such materials as ceiling and floor tiles and waterproof floor and wall sub-systems.

Additional Comments These positions will be part of our Western New York Revite team, which travels to various facilities in the Western New York area performing special project renovations, ongoing maintenance, small repair and environmental improvement projects. This region includes Buffalo, Elmira, Rochester, West Seneca, and Binghamton. The regional revitalization team concept was first adopted for the New York City region in 1984-85, and soon expanded to five regions that cover the entire state. The Environmental Revitalization Teams are made up of temporary general mechanics, maintenance assistants and laborers that perform ongoing maintenance and small renovation projects to augment facility support staff services. The teams operate on an ongoing basis, making visits at each OMH facility in the region twice each year.

Candidates are not eligible for reimbursement of travel costs.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Nicole Swankey


Fax (518) 486-3897



Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #45230 in the subject line of your email when applying.

Complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application at and submit it with your other application materials. Include your email address on your resume and application.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.