DATE: July 13, 2022

TITLE: Laborer

CAMPUS: Ammerman Campus in Selden



RANK: Civil Service


Suffolk County Community College has 4 full time Laborer positions available at the Ammerman Campus in Selden, NY and is seeking highly motivated individuals to fill this entry level position.  


Employees in this position performs a variety of light or heavy manual activities in such areas as grounds maintenance, sanitation, building maintenance. Work involves the use of hand tools and may require the ability to learn to operate a variety of common power tools, such as chain saws, lawn mowers, motorized pumps, jackhammers, and small portable power tools.  Work is generally performed under the immediate supervi­sion of an employee in a higher classification, but many tasks assigned may be routine and repetitive in nature and once learned can be carried on without difficulty and under only general supervision.  Performs related work as required.



            Performs manual work including patching holes, erecting and removing signs and fences, salting and sanding roads and removing debris;

            Performs a variety of grounds maintenance activities, such as cutting grass, trimming trees and shrubbery, laying sod, raking leaves, planting trees and shrubs, and painting benches and picnic tables;

       Assists in the operation hand-pushed paint-striping machines to line parking lots;

            Participates in the installation of water service lines across and under roadways, sidewalks and driveways; assists in laying pipe and curb stops;

            Loads & unloads supplies and equipment;

            May occasionally operate light motor vehicles, such as automobiles and small trucks;

            May use power equipment, such as chain saws, jackhammers, pumps, power drills, motorized lawn mowers and portable power tools.




Ability to understand and follow oral or written instructions; ability to use hand tools; ability to learn to operate simple machinery; sufficient physi­cal strength, agility and freedom from disabling defects to do heavy labor, occasionally under adverse weather conditions.



There are no minimum education or experience requirements for this position.



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.




Suffolk County Community College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision, vacation days, deferred compensation and a defined benefit plan.

This is a Civil Service position Grade 8

As per the Association of Municipal Employees (AME) contract, this is a Grade 8 position. Position is eligible for medical benefits as offered by the College. 

Salary in accordance with Suffolk County civil service and AME contract and is non-negotiable. 

Suffolk County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, equal pay compensation-sex, national origin, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or disability in its admissions, programs and activities, or employment. This applies to all employees, students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting either of the Civil Rights Compliance Officers/Coordinators listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

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

In an emergency, contact Public Safety to make a report 24 hours a day/7 days a week by calling (631) 451-4242 or dialing 311 from any College phone.

Inquiries or complaints concerning alleged civil rights violations in the College’s education admissions, programs and activities may also be directed to:

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) – Enforcement Office
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: (646) 428-3800
Fax: (646) 428-3843
TDD: (877) 521-2172
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Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination in employment practices may also be directed to:

NYS Division of Human Rights
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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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
New York District Office
33 Whitehall Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (800) 669-4000
Fax: (212) 336-3790
TTY: (800) 669-6820
ASL Video Phone: (844) 234-5122
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Suffolk County Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in employment, education, access to services, programs, and activities, including career and technical education opportunities.

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