DATE: September 12, 2023

TITLE: Maintenance Mechanic I Carpentry

CAMPUS: Grant Campus in Brentwood



RANK: Civil Service


The College has one Maintenance Mechanic I Carpentry (Grade 9) position on the Michael J. Grant Campus.

The shift will be from 6:00am – 2:00pm, Monday through Friday.



An employee in this class performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and repair of public facilities and properties.  The incumbent assists higher-level maintenance mechanics, and performs a variety of tasks in craft area of carpentry.  Work of this nature may be found in operations relating to the maintenance of a variety of public buildings, facili­ties and equipment.  A given work assignment generally requires the use of hand tools and power tools commonly used in the particular craft.  Incumbents in this class require a higher level of technical skill and mechanical ability and a more frequent use of complex tools than do Laborers and Custodial Workers.  Incumbents are expected to exhibit some initiative and judgment in typical work situations.  Incumbents are frequently employed in those depart­ments or jurisdictions in which work is performed singly or in small groups and are expected to contribute some mechanical capability to the task at hand. Responsibilities include the reporting of unsafe or undesirable conditions to the supervisor.  Work is subject to inspection in progress or upon completion by higher-level maintenance mechanics, crew leaders or other supervisory personnel.  Does related work as required.



            Performs unskilled and semi-skilled work in assisting higher level maintenance mechanics; performs rough work in the carpentry area involved and cleans work area after completion of the job.  Repair door locks, replaces floor and wall tiles.  Assists in the repair and replacement of window panes, door frames, shelves and cabinets. Assembling new furniture, desks and chairs.

Performs rough painting;

Sets up ladders, scaffolding, barricades, sheeting, shoring and bracing as directed.        



Working knowledge of tools and procedures used in building and mechanical trades; ability to use hand tools and common power tools used in maintenance and repair work; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; skill in the operation of hand tools; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.




            (a) Completion of one (1) year of vocational education courses in a voca­tional school program, or in an apprentice or training program in one of the craft areas; or,

            (b) One (1) year of experience in minor maintenance or repair work; or,

            (c) A satisfactory equivalent combination of the above education or train­ing and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b).



Depending on the nature of the assignment, at the time of appointment and during employment in this title, candidates may be required to possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the vehicle to be operated.


As per the Association of Municipal Employees contract, the starting annual salary is $32,312.  Grade 09

shift is Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

The New York State Retirement and Social Security Law requires retirees of a public pension plan within the State or City of New York to disclose prior public employment and pension plan history for the purpose of establishing a retiree’s eligibility for employment.


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The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College's non-discrimination polices:

Civil Rights Compliance Officers
Christina Vargas
Chief Diversity Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
(631) 451-4950


Dionne Walker-Belgrave
Affirmative Action Officer/Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
(631) 451-4051

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U.S. Department of Education
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New York, NY 10005-2500
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Long Island (Suffolk)
New York State Office Building
250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 2B-49
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Telephone: (631) 952-6434
TDD: (718) 741-8300
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New York, NY 10004
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