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 Employment Opportunities at DUFSD



*do not mail application to Dutchess County - Return to Dover Business Office.

Position: Maintenance Mechanic
Effective: Immediately
Salary: $42,439 annually *pro-rated
             CSEA Non Instructional Benefits *pro-rated
Applications to: Rudy Abrams
                          Dover High School Buildings & Grounds Office
                          2368 Route 22
                          Dover Plains, NY 12522
                          (845) 877-5700 x1209
Requirements & Qualifications:
This class involves a variety of building maintenance and repair tasks of a generally skilled nature.
Although employees in this class may, by reason of personal training and experience,
devote more of their time to work of a specialized field, they may be required to work along various
building maintenance lines as the occasion demands. Employees are expected to be able to perform or
learn to perform a wide variety of duties within the field of building maintenance and repair, and may
also be required to perform grounds maintenance tasks when necessary. The duties of this class differ
from Maintenance Worker by reason of the more skilled nature of the work involved. Incumbents perform
their duties with wide latitude for independent planning or laying out of the working details. In those cases
where supervisory responsibilities are involved, the Maintenance Mechanic acts as foreman over a number
of workers who perform maintenance and repair jobs of a less skilled nature.
Typical Work Activities:

The following is indicative of the level and types of activities performed by incumbents in this title.
It is not meant to be all inclusive and does not preclude a supervisor from assigning activities not listed
which could reasonably be expected to be performed by an employee in this title.
1. Supervises and/or performs skilled repairs to plumbing, steam lines, electric wiring and equipment,
    furniture, doors and windows, hardware, and varied mechanical equipment and machinery;
2. Installs shelving, storage cabinets, and new hardware, and performs other skilled carpentry tasks;
3. Does skilled painting work;
4. Maintains and repairs central heating systems;
5. Performs grounds maintenance and maintains athletic and playground facilities;
6. Makes inspections of property to ascertain repair needs;
7. Estimates material required for repairs;
8. Obtains necessary permits, including Health Department requirements;
9. Performs snow and ice control activities;
10. May keep daily time and material records;
11. May oversee seasonal help.
Full Performance Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of various building construction trades sufficient to be able to perform a wide range of maintenance
and repair activities on facilities;
Knowledge of routine grounds maintenance sufficient to lead and participate in lawn and athletic field maintenance;
Ability to learn new repair or installation procedures to perform non-routine repairs;
Ability to plan and supervise the work of others;
Ability to understand oral and written directions;
Ability to work in adverse weather conditions;
Personal characteristics necessary to perform the duties of the position;
Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Minimum Qualifications:

EITHER:     (A) One year of experience as a journeyman in a skilled trade, such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry,
                       or steam-fitting;
OR:           (B) Four years of experience in either general building construction or in building maintenance work;
OR:           (C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as indicated in (A) and (B) above.
Substitute Groundskeeper
If interested contact:
Rudy Abrams
Dover High School Buildings & Grounds Office
2368 Route 22
Dover Plains, NY 12522
(845) 877-5700 x1209

Dover Union Free School District   2368 Rt 22   Dover Plains, NY 12522   Phone: (845) 877-5700   Fax: (845) 877-5766

The Dover Union Free School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  
The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Donna Basting, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Staff Development, and Technology
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1233 

Genie Angelis, High School Principal
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1143

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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