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Village of Penn Yan

111 Elm Street

Penn Yan, NY 14527

Electric Lineworker


The Village of Penn Yan Municipal Electric Department has an opening for one (1) experienced Electric Lineworker.  This is a competitive NYS Civil Service position that is full time, 40 hours per week and subject to Civil Service rules for eligibility.


The applicant must be able to perform skilled work in the construction and maintenance of electrical overhead and underground distribution systems, including the rebuilding and maintenance of electrical substations.  The work requires climbing poles, working in all kinds of weather conditions and rigid observance of safety precautions to protect the lives of themselves and others. Compensation rate is $38.71 to $42.69/hour, dependent on years of experience, Penn Yan also offers a competitive benefits package.


For an application, full job description, minimum qualifications and Civil Service rules for eligibility please visit:


Candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing prior to employment.

Please submit your application along with work history, qualifications, training history and education, proof of Lineworker status, references and any other pertinent information to the Yates County Civil Service Office.


Village of Solvay

1100 Woods Road

Solvay, New York 13209

Electric Department

Assistant Superintendent


Salary Range:  $75,000-85,000 Annually

Start Date: January 2021

Job Description:

The work involves responsibility for assisting in the daily management and supervision of the Village of Solvay Electric Department. An employee in this class is responsible for scheduling and directing the day-to-day and long-term activities of various departments and the crews. Under general supervision of the Electric Department Superintendent, an employee in this class carries out work in accordance with general policies of the Village Board of Trustees and its Electrical Committee with wide leeway for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out technical duties of the work. General supervision is exercised over a large number of technical and clerical subordinates. An employee in this class is required to be on call at all times in order to direct staff during emergencies. Does related work as required.

Work Activities:

Assists in managing, planning, organizing and directing departmental activities involving the operation, construction, maintenance, repair and modification of the village electrical distribution system.  Schedules, directs and supervises day-to-day operations for the line departments.  Responsible for the layout and design of new line replacements and inspects installation and repair of distribution system and advises Superintendent of problems.  Maintains SCADA system and responsible.  Assists in overseeing the procurement and installation of equipment including transformers, switching equipment, instrumentation, and storage facilities.  Assists in studying load and system problems to devise methods to solve same.  Works with Superintendent, Electric Commission and Solvay Village Board to develop and implement written policies and procedures.  Assists Superintendent in identifying training needs for staff; trains and documents safety training of personnel.  Assists in evaluating effectiveness and development of personnel.  Oversees all interaction with contractors and staff; schedules and manages work of contractors.  Coordinates with outside agencies and community at large on projects requiring modification or expansion.  Attends board meetings and executive sessions for input and discussion on all policy and personnel issues.  Supervises line workers as well as technical and clerical subordinates.  Acts for Superintendent in the latter’s absence.

Necessary Skills and Abilities:

Good knowledge of the principles and practices of maintenance and operation of a village electrical system.   Good knowledge of the management, planning, and development of electrical power programs.  Good knowledge of power distribution concepts and implementation.  Good knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision.  Ability to develop plans, work schedules, programs, and designs for construction, repair, and modification of electrical utilities.  Ability to evaluate and suggest changes to policies.  Ability to promote Solvay Electric Department’s community commitment while meeting overall goals.  Ability to plan, direct and supervise effectively the work of subordinate employees.  Ability to coordinate and schedule work assignments. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Five (5) years of professional supervisory level work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in business management which must have included operations planning and job cost analysis, while working or contracting for a municipal or private electric power company.

NOTE: Electrical contracting work must have been with a municipal or private electric power company.
NOTE: Home, building construction or industrial contracting does not qualify.


Please email resume and references to for consideration.


Village of Angelica

21 Peacock Hill Road

Angelica, NY 14709

Electric Lineworker

The Village of Angelica, Electric Department is presently accepting applications to fill a vacancy in the Municipal Electric Department.  This position will require climbing skills, working with high voltage electric and will encounter working at considerable heights in possible adverse conditions.  The position will also require completion of a 4-year apprentice Lineworker program as set forth by the Municipal Electric Utilities Association. 


Qualifications – The ideal candidate will possess an Associate’s Degree from an accredited electrical trade school or three (3) years of equivalent experience in the commercial electric trade, a valid NYS CDL driver’s license, minimum Class B, and reside within a fifteen (15) minute drive of the Village of Angelica.


Applications will be accepted at the Village of Angelica, Village Office, 21 Peacock Hill Rd, Angelica, NY 14709. The Village of Angelica is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.