Job Posting: Watershed Maintainer

Watershed Maintainer
Job ID: 180000
Civil Service Title: WATERSHED MAINTAINER (2 Positions)
Title Code No: 91011
Job Category: Maintenance & Operations
Career Level: Entry-Level
Proposed Salary Range: $ 36,181.00 - $ 52,920.00 (Annual)
Work Location: 7870 State Rd 42 Grahamsville, NY
Hours/Shift: 40 hours per week/Day/Night Shift. Weekends/Holidays included

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects public health and the environment by supplying clean drinking water, collecting and treating wastewater, and reducing air, noise and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. We deliver 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water per day to 8.3 million New York City residents and more than 1 million people Upstate New York, and we collect and treat an average of 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater per day.

Working in the Water Systems Operations Division, Water Supply Control Center, Grahamsville, New York, the Watershed Maintainer (WSM) will be assigned to monitor Supervisor Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA) system conditions for water supply reservoirs and associated facilities. They will respond to alarms, make adjustments to alarm points, monitor reservoir stream releases and water supply diversions in addition to monitoring target flows. They will read meters and gauges and perform valve changes as directed. All necessary paperwork, including log books and flow records will be completed and maintained as required. The WSM will make notifications of negative issues to the appropriate supervisory staff. In addition, the WSM will perform general custodial duties within the Water Supply Control room.

Minimum Qualification Requirements
A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and one of the following:

1. One year of full-time satisfactory experience in the operation and maintenance of equipment used in the controlling or purification of water at facilities in watershed areas, reservoirs, or aqueduct systems, or performing duties involving the upkeep, inspection, maintenance or operation of watershed areas and related facilities; or
A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and one of the following:
2. Two years of full-time satisfactory experience as: a mechanic, journeyman or helper in the electrical trades or mechanical trades; or a technician in a chemical processing facility or chemical laboratory.

Driver License Requirement: By the time you are appointed to this position, you must have a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment.

To Apply
Go to NYC Careers and enter Job ID Number 180000 in the Quick Search box.
For current City employees, log onto Employee Self Service and search for Job ID Number 180000.

Residency Requirement
New York City Residency is not required for this position.

The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer