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Russell Sage College Multi-Craft Trades in Troy, New York

Multi-Craft Trades

Category:Staff Positions


Locations:Troy, NY

Posted:Sep 22, 2020

Closes:Open Until Filled

Type:Full-time Non-Exempt


About Russell Sage College:

Russell Sage College is a dynamic, comprehensive college of approximately 2,600 students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, Russell Sage College serves traditional students and working professionals who pursue bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees on campuses in Troy and Albany, NY. Russell Sage College also offers online programs.

Job Description:

  • Perform duties in three or more of the skilled trades (electrical, plumbing, roofing, carpentry, masonry, HVAC)

  • Clear pathways and parking lots of snow using shovels and/or equipment as assigned

  • Sweeps porches, steps, and sidewalks to clear debris/snowfall and applies ice melt as required

  • Snow removal using shovels and/or equipment as assigned: May include off hours scheduling in accordance with BSEIU Local 51 Contract

  • Communicate with Staff and Public Safety via 2-way radio system

  • Receive, complete, and submit work order processing documentation accurately and on time

  • Maintains equipment in clean, usable condition

  • Perform duties in three or more of the skilled trades (electrical, plumbing, roofing, carpentry, masonry, HVAC)

  • Perform skilled repairs/maintenance independently

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Crew Coordinator or Senior Director


  • At least 5 years' experience in skilled building repair/maintenance or equivalent

  • Knowledge in at least 3 skilled trades

  • Eighteen months on-the-job training with skilled trades staff and skilled trades endorsement

  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions

  • Must be able to push and lift and carry objects up to 51 lbs without assistance

  • Must be able to work from heights, including ladders and mechanical lifting devices

  • Must be able to read instructions and safety rules, write sentences, communicate verbally and follow instructions

  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide

  • Must be able to walk, stoop, bend, crouch, sit, kneel, climb and crawl

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Valid NYS driver's license is required

Additional Information:

Russell Sage College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Russell Sage College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

  • No phone calls please.

  • Applications accepted until position is filled.

  • Reports to: Crew Coordinator and Senior Director

Employee benefit information can be found on theEmployment Opportunitiespage and then also on theEmployee Benefitspage.

Application Instructions:

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  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • A list of three professional references (Name, phone number, email address etc.)

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