Job Opportunity

Midway Fire District

200 Consaul Road

Part-time Station Keeper/ Maintenance Person

The Midway Fire District has a part-time hourly position available for a professional and highly-motivated person to perform custodial services and to maintain fire district buildings, grounds and equipment.

Must have good communication skills, the ability to manage several projects simultaneously, be flexible with work hours when necessary. Prior experience preferred.

Please submit application and resume with cover letter to Fire District Secretary, Robert Walsh, Midway Fire District, 200 Consaul Road, Albany, NY 12205.
Application and resume may also be submitted via email to: mcerone@aol.com

Qualifications/Requirements:

• 18 years of age or older with relevant work or experience

• Basic knowledge and abilities to perform general maintenance, and the ability to maintain and use hand and power tools, cleaning and yard work.

• Basic computer skills are helpful

• Pass Fire District physical, drug screen, and background check

• Willing to respond for emergencies and snow removal

• Must possess and maintain a valid NYS Driver’s license, with a good driving record

• SCBA qualification preferred as work will involve this equipment

• Extensive knowledge of pump operations, ladders, and fire equipment as duties will concentrate in maintaining all such items as are utilized in fire service. Training will be provided for driving fire apparatus and to run pumps and equipment associated with fire fighting for these positions.

• Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds

• Duties and Responsibilities:

• Performs work under the discretion of the Fire District Administrative Supervisor and Commissioner in charge of Personnel

• Maintain Fire District buildings, grounds, and equipment

• Mowing, landscaping, trimming of bushes and trees

• Removal of snow and ice. Snow and ice removal may need to be done off hours in the event of a snowstorm. Salting as needed.

• Maintaining and repairing equipment

• Custodial type services including but not limited to: mopping, vacuuming, washing, scrubbing, cleaning windows, floor buffing, carpet cleaning, garbage removal

• Assist with set up and break down for Fire District and Fire Department meetings, or as requested

• Fire Apparatus and Equipment

• Clean, fuel, maintain, perform daily truck/equipment checks

• Perform minor apparatus/equipment repairs

• Upon request, participate in community outreach events, i.e., fire prevention

• Any additional tasks as requested by Chief Officers

• Within one (1) year of hire date, must be a qualified driver on all District vehicles. Training will be provided on District time but experience driving such apparatus is preferred.

• Any and all other duties as assigned by the Fire District Administrative Supervisor, Board of fire Commissioners, and/or Fire Chief or his designee

* All Employees are “at will” and may be terminated from employment at any time with or without notice, and with or without cause. *




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Midway Fire Department

Midway Fire Station 1
1956 Central Ave
Colonie NY 12205
(518) 869-6191

Midway Fire Station 2
200 Consaul Rd
Colonie NY 12205
(518) 456-1993