Job Posting: Watershed Maintainer

Watershed Maintainer
NYC Department of Environmental Protection

Job ID: 196722
Civil Service Title: Watershed Maintainer
Title Code No: 91011
Level: 00
Job Category: Maintenance & Operations
Career Level: Entry-Level
Proposed Salary Range: $ 36,181.00 - $ 52,920.00 (Annual)
Work Location: 8811 State Route 28
Division/Work Unit: Schoharie Sect Catskill Upstate
Hours/Shift: 40 Hours per day/Day Shift

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 in Upstate New York, and we collect and treat an average of 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater per day.

The Bureau of Water Supply seeks to hire a Watershed Maintainer for the Pine Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant located in Upstate New York, Catskill Mountains area. Under supervision, the Watershed Maintainer will perform duties related to the operation, maintenance repair and inspection of facilities and equipment for wastewater treatment plants, wastewater collection systems and wastewater pump stations, including laboratory work. They will perform physical tasks related to but not limited to: lifting and moving of objects, equipment operations and repair, road work, landscaping, and operation of motor vehicles. The Watershed Maintainer will perform administrative tasks such as record data, prepare reports, and maintain computer database for plant maintenance.

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.

Preferred Skills

Preference will be given to candidates possessing New York State Wastewater Certification. The candidate must obtain a Grade 2 certification within two (2) years.

Additional Information

DEP is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the diversity of our organization and workforce. Your voluntary response to the NYCAPS on-line application section for referral information will assist us tremendously in our ability to track the success or our outreach and recruitment efforts. Please be sure to indicate your source of referral to this job. Please note: This position is located approximately 130 miles north of Midtown Manhattan in the Catskill Mountains area.

To Apply

Go to NYC Careers and enter Job ID Number 196722 in the Quick Search box.

For current City employees, log onto Employee Self Service and search for Job ID Number 196722.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is not required for this position.