Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/20/17
Applications Due: 01/05/18
Vacancy ID: 46226

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for


Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $41795 to $51021 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7:30 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Erie

Street Address OPWDD - Western NY DDSO

1200 East and West Road

City West Seneca


Zip Code14224

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Successful completion of a NYS two-year Carpentry Traineeship or NYS two-year Carpentry training program; OR successful completion of any equivalent Carpentry two-year training or apprenticeship program;* OR four (4) years of full-time experience in the Carpentry trade under a skilled journey-level carpenter which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in the Carpentry trade or training gained by completion of technical courses in the carpentry trade at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

* Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific class room instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be completed with an average of C or better. Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.


As directed, builds, repairs and installs such items as counters, cabinets, partitions, floors, doors, windows, building framework, roofs, and trim following verbal or written instructions utilizing the tools of the carpentry trade and following standard carpentry techniques.


• Installs and repairs ceiling and floor tiles.
• Performs general millwork, may build cabinets, furniture and other wooden items.
• Maintain shop equipment and portable tools used in the trade.
• Ability to lay out framing and construct components of building utilizing plans and drawings.
• Construct Inspections of facilities to determine needs, recommend priorities, and method of repair.
• Prepare sketches and material listings needed for completion of assigned tasks.
• May supervise and instruct others in the construction and repair of structures.
• May be required to work with a variety of materials in addition to wood.
• Install and maintain doors, windows and associated hardware.
• May requires daily travel within the district.
• May require some travel within NY State to assist other districts with special projects.


• Working knowledge of safety standards and procedures.
• Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
• Knowledge of applicable residential building codes.
• Candidate will be trained in the operation and maintenance procedures as related to Asbestos Containing Materials.
• Basic computer skills preferred.
• Valid NYS Driver’s License.

Additional Comments Please note:
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• Work schedule may vary based on operational need.
• 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, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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

Contact Information

Name OPWDD Region 1 - Western Office - HRMO

Telephone 716-517-2057

Fax 716-517-3715

Email Address


Street OPWDD Region 1 - Western Office

1200 East and West Road

City West Seneca

State NY

Zip Code 14224


Notes on ApplyingSHIFT/PASS DAYS: 7:30 AM-4:00 PM / Sat-Sun Pass

Submit cover letter and résumé by January 5, 2018. Please reference the above EOA # 2017-1006 in all correspondence.