Cement Mason

Cement Mason

NYC Department of Parks & Recreation

Cement MasonCement MasonNYC Parks is the steward of more than 30,000 acres of land — 14 percent of New York City — including more than 5,000 individual properties ranging from Coney Island Beach and Central Park to community gardens and Greenstreets.  We operate more than 800 athletic fields and nearly 1,000 playgrounds, 1,800 basketball courts, 550 tennis courts, 67 public pools, 51 recreational facilities, 15 nature centers, 14 golf courses, and 14 miles of beaches.  We care for 1,200 monuments and 23 historic house museums.  We look after 600,000 street trees, and two million more in parks.  We are New York City’s principal providers of recreational and athletic facilities and programs.  We are home to free concerts, world-class sports events, and cultural festivals. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES• Under direction, prepare, mix, lay and finish cement and concrete to grade and contour; perform related work.• Mix cement and concrete and prepare and set forms for cement laying.• Lay cement and/or concrete for floors, pavements, walks, foundations and retaining walls (plain or reinforced). Screed and finish cement and/or concrete to grade and contour as required.• Prepare material requisitions for specific job requirements. • Safeguard Parks & Recreation property, tools and equipment.• Maintain accurate records and produce reports pertaining to assigned tasks.• Safeguard work environment protecting the public and assigned personnel.• Interact with staff and the public in a courteous and professional manner.• May supervise assigned personnel.QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 1. Five (5) years of full-time satisfactory experience as a cement mason; or2. At least three years of full-time satisfactory experience as a cement mason, plus sufficient full-time experience as a mason’s helper, or relevant training acquired in an approved trade school, technical school or vocational high school to make up the equivalent of the remaining experience.  Six months of required experience will be credited for each year of mason’s helper experience or approved training.
This position requires extraordinary physical effort.Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam or Westchester counties required for employees with over two years of city service.  New York City residency required for all other candidates.PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS1. Valid New York State driver license.2. Strong customer service, organizational and communication skills.3. Ability to work independently.
*Applicants are encouraged to apply for the Cement Mason Civil Service Examination (Exam No. 8027 – Open Competitive or Exam No. 8548 – Promotional). Filing is open until January 23, 2018. For details, visit www.nyc.gov/dcas and click on “Work for the City”.
Salary: $81,162 Apply by 01/29/18:
For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers 1) Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search2) Search for Job ID#: 318237 For details about NYC Parks: www.nyc.gov/parksReferences will be required upon request.

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