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Seasonal Canal Helper

Appointment Type: Seasonal

Pay: $11.17/hr

Location: Albion

Minimum Qualifications:  
Must be at least 18 years of age and physically capable of performing the duties assigned to the position. Under direct supervision, does manual labor in connection with the maintenance of canal channels, working either on vessels or on shore; cleans decks, cabins, lavatories, pumps and other machinery; prepares and paints surfaces; changes engine and motor oil and fuel filters; lubricates engines, motors, gears and other machinery; and secures scows and vessels with ropes and cables. Candidates must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NYS at the time of appointment and continuously maintain it thereafter. Appointees will be required to undergo mandatory pre-employment and random drug testing. Would need to possess a vehicle to drive to the location of the boat.

Contact: 
recruitment@canals.ny.gov
phone: 518.449.6003


Download Employment Application/Personal Information Record PDF 

This application must be printed and mailed. Data will not transfer if this form is attached to an e-mail.