Laborer, Bureau of Facilities Planning and Administrative Services/Health Support Services

    The Division of Administration Bureau of Facilities Planning and Administrative Services/Transportation Unit has an opening for a highly motivated, reliable and ambitious individual to serve in the capacity of "City Laborer.

    Our Transportation Unit is responsible for office relocations, transport of material, supplies, durable equipment , interoffice mail, vaccines, and disposition and removal of inventory as required by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

    DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

  • Under immediate supervision, performs laboring work requiring physical strength.

  • Moves, lifts and carries items of various weights and sizes.

  • Operate DOHMH vehicles to transport equipment and supplies to various job sites.

  • Load and unload trucks of materials, supplies equipment, furniture, tools and associated items.

  • Utilize forklifts, portable jacks, and electric jacks, to complete moving jobs and other assignments.

  • Assist in storing, arranging or re-arranging inventory and equipment within the garage facility.

  • Coordinate office relocations/salvage- external moving jobs (relocating departmental programs).

  • Remove disassembled partitions, office furniture and cabinets.

  • Actively participate in health preparedness and emergency activations.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. There are no formal education or experience requirements for this position.
2. There are certain medical and physical requirements.
License Requirements
Possession of a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York.

Additional Information

    **IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:

    Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
  • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.

  • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.

  • Current Resume.

  • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone).

  • Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

    If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.

    **LOAN FORGIVENESS

    The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

    Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

    https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

    "FINAL APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET APPROVAL”

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 440423.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.

All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.

NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.