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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/29/13

Applications Due02/15/13

Vacancy ID6359

AgencyTeachers' Retirement System

TitleMaintenance Assistant

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitCSEA Local 658 (NYS Teachers’ Retirement System)

Salary RangeFrom $32679 to $42638 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 10 Corporate Woods Drive

City Albany


Zip Code12211

Minimum Qualifications Two years of experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled trade worker or completion of an appropriate two-year technical school

Duties Description Under the direction of a General Mechanic, the Maintenance Assistant performs semi-skilled activities in carpentry, painting, plumbing, masonry, and electric. This individual may operate various tools and equipment such as drills, sanders, saws, pumps and electrical diagnostics. Typically, these tools are used in the repair or replacement of various building systems. Typical use of equipment includes snow blowers, plow trucks, lawn mowers, and small bucket loaders. This individual will also be responsible for the maintenance and repair of this equipment.

Using provided equipment, this individual will be responsible for interior window cleaning and the extraction of carpet spills during normal hours. This position may at times have interaction with the night cleaning supervisor to coordinate after-hours cleaning needs and discuss procurement of supplies. Additionally, this individual is responsible for coordinating the paper recycling program.

Additional Comments Preferred Skills/Expertise:

Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

Ability to climb ladders and work at heights.

Ability to perform moderate to heavy manual labor.

Knowledge of safety standards and procedures.

Knowledge of materials, tools and equipment used in the trade assigned.

Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

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

Name Human Resources Department


Fax 518.447.2634

Email Address


Street 10 Corporate Woods Drive

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12211


Notes on ApplyingThe New York State Teachers Retirement System (NYSTRS) offers a unique employment opportunity. Located at Corporate Woods, our facility features a modern office building surrounded by a natural environment. Direct access to our site via Exit 5A of Interstate 90 affords convenient centralized access to all points in the Capital District.

We stress the value of professional development and offer both on the job and formal training and development opportunities. Some of the advantages our employees enjoy include an on-site dining facility, the opportunity for flexible work hours and ample free parking directly adjacent to our building.

To be considered for a position for which you are qualified, mail a completed employment application to: NYSTRS/HR, 10 Corporate Woods Drive, Albany, NY 12211 Our application may be found by visiting the NYSTRS homepage, Once there, simply click on About NYSTRS and then Employment Opportunities. You will find a link to our employment application there. Please note that resumes will not be accepted as a substitute, in whole or part, for a completed application.

Inquiries regarding vacancy postings, minimum qualifications, or application procedures may be made by e-mail to

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