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Position Title: Albany - Site Services Worker (Evening Shift)
Employment is with the Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers sponsored program activity for the SUNY Polytechnic Institute.

Description of Duties:

The Site Services Worker duties will include, but not be limited to: performing a variety of routine, manual tasks in maintaining the appearance and conditions of grounds, walkways, roads and buildings at SUNY CNSE; cleaning grounds, roadways, and structures by sweeping, raking, shoveling, plowing, mowing, and removing litter. Candidate will assist in site preparation, planting, and maintenance of various plants and grass; install and maintain fences, guide rails, signs, and walkways; snow removal of parking lots and walkways; operate lawn mowers, plows, tractors, trucks, and related power equipment; mount and dismount major assemblies, such as plows and salt spreaders; maintain vehicles and equipment by cleaning, lubricating and replacing simple parts such as wipers, tires and batteries.

Candidate will also assist in the daily operation of SUNY CNSE through support of general site services. Duties include: performing a variety of routine and basic construction, maintenance, and repair tasks. Candidate will clean, lubricate, and maintain electrical and mechanical machinery, equipment and tools; transport material and tools to site work locations; lift and place equipment such as ladders and scaffolds; remove materials preparatory to repair and construction through use of hand tools; mix and apply concrete, mortar, paving materials, paints and other substances; replace fuses, light bulbs, washers, faucets, and shelving; perform minor maintenance repairs, such as unclogging drains, cutting sheet metal, fixing/replacing hinges; general custodial maintenance; assist in exterior/interior painting; set up and remove furniture, partitions, displays and equipment for office moves, conferences, meetings and special events; move furniture, office equipment and records; assist in the receiving and shipping of various materials; pick up and deliver supplies and equipment; load/unload trucks; inspect site areas to determine damage and hazards; remove obstructions and/or make simple repairs; report need for additional repair. Other reasonable duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Successful candidate will have the ability to communicate with supervisor, members of work crew, and community concerning work activities. Must be able to understand and carry out written and oral instructions; written communications are generally restricted to the completion of simple forms and reports. Must have ability to use tools, machines, equipment and materials required of assigned projects; must be able to physically perform the duties assigned including heavy labor at times; ability to climb ladders and work at heights on scaffolds and platforms; working knowledge of safety standards and procedures; possession of a valid New York State driver’s license is required for certain vehicles required of this position. Candidates must be able to address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.

Preferred Qualifications:

High school diploma; three (3) years experience in grounds and maintenance work.

Notes: Position contingent on the availability of funding
How To Apply

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, and letter of application, along with The Research Foundation for SUNY employment application to:

Mr. Terry Kremer
Search for Site Services Worker
College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
257 Fuller Rd.
Albany, NY 12203

Posting No: NANO-R14-30
Professional Rank: N.3
Budget Title: Services Worker II
Salary Range: DOE
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

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