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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Laborer
Classification Title Laborer
Posting Number C1700155
Employer State
Appointment Type
Appointment Term Permanent
Position Type Labor Classified
Temporary Until
Salary Grade SG06

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The successful candidate will:

● Perform moderate to heavy physical labor in all weather conditions for sustained periods of time
● Possess the ability to properly and safely use a variety of hand and basic power tools in the performance of grounds maintenance duties that include shoveling, raking, sweeping, grass cutting, weeding, debris and garbage removal, and athletic field striping; snow and ice removal tasks include hand shoveling of walkways and stairs, bus stops, doorways, and handicapped access areas.
● Be willing to work overtime for snow removal and other seasonal requirements.
● Be required to perform routine preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.

The successful candidate will primarily be assigned to the grounds department, but may be assigned to other crafts within facilities as operational needs dictate.

Successful candidates in the position must be able to effectively communicate with co-workers, supervisors and the campus community. This position may require you to work in a team so the candidate should have strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. The candidate must possess and have proven positive customer service skills; must also possess good listening skills and be able to understand and follow written and/or oral instructions.

Since the activities of other employees depend upon the availability of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that will be considered when filling this vacancy.

This position requires traveling within and between campuses. A valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NYS is preferred, or candidate should otherwise demonstrate his/her capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

Minimum Qualifications

There are no education or experience qualifications for this class. Laborers must be physically able to perform the duties assigned. When required to operate motor vehicles, candidates must possess a valid New York State Driver’s License appropriate for the type of vehicle operated.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

Must be able to perform the physical demands of the position as outlined in the Position Summary

Salary Range $30,031
Work Hours

Days and shift may vary

FTE 1.00
Campus As Assigned
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

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

Contact Information

Contact's Name Facilities Human Resources
Contact's Title
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-5277

Posting Dates

Posted 12/04/2017
Deadline for Applicants 12/18/2017
Date to be Filled 12/19/2017

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of directly related experience do you have?
    • 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10+
  2. * Do you possess a current driver's license valid for operation of passenger vehicles in New York State?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  4. * List source mentioned above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Certifications