Maintenance Assistant

SUNY College at Old Westbury
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$40,193
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Maintenance Assistant

Category: Classified Subscribe: Department: Facilities - Maintenance Locations: Old Westbury, NY Posted: May 12, 2023 Closes: Jun 11, 2023 - 11:59 PM EDT Type: Full-time Position ID: 162375


About SUNY College at Old Westbury:

The State University of New York at Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff. Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life. In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world. The College is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.

Job Description:

Position Available: Maintenance Assistant, SG-09, Line 05781

Location: SUNY College at Old Westbury - Facilities/Maintenance

Salary: $40,193.00 - $49,405.00 plus $3,087.00 location pay

Shift: Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Different hours may be required from time to time to meet the operating needs of the College.

Status: Permanent, Full-time

When Available: As soon as possible


According to Civil Service Standards but particularly performs a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and repair work on structures and equipment. Performs more routine, repetitive maintenance, installation, and repair tasks in one or a combination of the mechanical, building construction, motor equipment, and electrical trades. Incumbents may also perform journey-level activities under supervision, or after receiving detailed instructions, to learn and perfect their skills. Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the trade or trades to which assigned, working knowledge of safety standards and procedures, ability to use the tools, machines, equipment and materials of the trade to perform moderate to heavy manual labor, to understand and carry out written and oral instructions, to read materials of the trade to perform moderate to heavy manual labor, to understand and carry- out written and oral instructions, to read manuals, plans and specifications.

Illustrative tasks include but not limited to: ability to operate hand and power tools, repair, maintain, and service mechanical equipment, perform routine replacement and repair of plumbing and steam-fitting equipment, perform semi-skilled carpentry activities and, under supervision, assist in erecting and renovating buildings and structures, assists in repairing and maintaining locks, performs semi-skilled masonry repairs and installation activities, assists in painting and decorating work by performing interior and exterior painting, perform semi-skilled tasks of the electrical trade.

When deemed necessary by supervisor, incumbent may be assigned to other maintenance activities, such as snow and ice control. May occasionally operate trucks and light construction equipment.



As per Civil Service Standards, two (2) years of full-time experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled tradesperson; OR completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course.

Applicants must be physically able to perform the tasks of the position and understand and carry out written and oral instructions. When required to operate a motor vehicle, applicant must possess and keep a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated. The applicant must have and keep a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to participate in the selection process, please contact the Office of Human Resources/Affirmative Action located in the Campus Center, Room I-211 or by calling (516) 876-3179.

The Annual Security and Fire Report is filed as required by federal law. The purpose of this report is to provide faculty, staff and students with campus safety information, including crime statistics and safety policies and procedures. The report contains information regarding security and personal safety, including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department (516) 876-3333 or by downloading a copy.

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 [email protected].

Application Instructions:

Please submit the following online at: https: //

  • a fully completed Old Westbury employment application (available during the online application process),
  • contact information (name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references, and
  • resume (optional).
  • Only applications submitted online will be considered.


    VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.

    We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

    Employment in this position will be contingent on the College's verification of credentials and any other information required by federal or state law, and SUNY Old Westbury polices, including the completion of a criminal background check.

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