Bridge Operator

Compensation

: $42,160.00 - $68,070.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Automotive





Under supervision, assists in the opening and closing of the city's movable bridges. Operates light signals and traffic gates. Sweeps and cleans roadways, bridge houses and engine rooms. Removes snow and ice from the roadways and foot walks. Reports malfunctions, accidents and mechanical defects to prevent dangerous situations on the bridge. Bridge Operations is a 24-hour operation, employees may be assigned to work nights, weekends and holidays. Performs other related duties.

Qualification Requirements A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a state's department of education or a recognized accrediting organization; and 1. For appointment to Assignment level I A. One year of full-time satisfactory mechanical or electrical experience in the operation, maintenance and/or repair of one or a combination of the following: industrial equipment, construction equipment, or movable bridges; or B. One full year of technical education in the electrical or mechanical field. 2. For appointment to Assignment Level II Two years of full-time satisfactory mechanical or electrical experience in the operation, maintenance and/or repair of one or a combination of the following: industrial equipment, construction equipment, or movable bridges. 3. For appointment to Assignment Level III A. Two years of experience working for NYC as a Bridge Operator, including at least one year as a Bridge Operator Assignment Level II; or B. Three years of full-time satisfactory mechanical or electrical experience in the operation, maintenance and/or repair of one or a combination of the following: industrial equipment, construction equipment, or movable bridges. Up to two years of technical education in the electrical or mechanical field can substitute for up to two years of experience. 4. For appointment to Assignment Level IV Three years of experience working for NYC as a Bridge Operator, including at least one year as a Bridge Operator Assignment Level III. License Requirement At the time of appointment candidates must possess a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York. Such license must be maintained for the duration of employment and cannot include any restriction that would preclude performing Bridge Operator work.

Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form.

Resumes may be submitted electronically using one of the following methods: For City employees only, go to Employee Self Service (ESS), Recruiting Activities, Careers, and search for Job ID# 291742. For other applicants go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for Job ID# 291742. Appointments are subject to OMB approval. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

345 East 59th Street, NY, NY

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. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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