Silver Creek Central School District is now participating in the online WNY School Application System supported by the Western New York Regional Information Center (WNYRIC). The WNY School Application System is a consortium of schools that offer an online process to those seeking employment in administrative, teaching, and support staff positions within area school districts.

Interested applicants should apply to Silver Creek Central School District through the WNYRIC Applicant Tracking System or by paper application as indicated on the individual vacancy notice:

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For additional questions or assistance with the system, contact the WNYRIC at:
Phone: 1-800-872-0780, Option #2 

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Vacancy Announcement for 2023-2024 School Year

Position:                                             Building Maintenance Mechanic- 12 Month                                                      

Qualifications:                                Civil Service qualified

Initial Position Location:           Buildings and Grounds

Salary & Benefits:                                 Starting $16.00/hour per CSEA Contract  

Job duties, skills and Minimum Qualifications:     Must have strong skills in plumbing and electrical trades.  Basic carpentry is also a plus. The person must be highly motivated and willing to work in a team-oriented atmosphere.

For additional qualifications, see the Civil Service attachment

Apply to:    Interested candidates should submit a completed application, civil service application, references, and certifications to:                                                      

Dr. Katie Ralston, Superintendent
Silver Creek Central School District
   P. O. Box 270
Silver Creek, NY 14136

Deadline:                       Applications accepted until position is filled.

Chautauqua County

                                                                                                                                    Non-Competitive Class

                                                                                                                                    County Grade 7 


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  This is semi-skilled work involving responsibility for the efficient performance of a variety of maintenance and repair tasks for public buildings and facilities.  A Building Maintenance Mechanic may occasionally assist a journeyman-level maintenance mechanic in more complex operations. The work is performed under general supervision permitting some leeway for planning technical details of each assignment.  Immediate supervision may be exercised over unskilled helpers.  Does related work as required.


Performs general maintenance tasks to include plumbing, pipe fitting, low pressure steam fitting, carpentry, masonry and mechanical repairs;

Builds, repairs, and / or installs cabinets, shelves, doors, paneling, flooring, windows, and locks;

Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, toilets, and showers;

Cleans, maintains, and makes repairs to boilers, pumps, valves, traps, compressor motors and generators;

Installs and repairs electrical wiring and equipment;

Performs masonry duties such as mixing plaster and concrete, laying walls, steps, floors and foundations;

Prepares surfaces and paints exteriors and interior of buildings and structures;

Operates boilers and air handling equipment, pumps, air compressors incinerators and other related boiler room equipment;

Assists in the maintenance of sewer and fire sprinkler systems;

Participates in snow removal and ice control activities to include operation of snow plow and salt tractor;

Operates trucks, automobiles, air compressors, and other motorized equipment;

Performs general grounds maintenance activities;

Performs welding repair on a variety of items;

May operate computerized controllers for various systems;

May occasionally perform duties as assigned in the operation and maintenance of a Wastewater or Water Treatment Plant;

May occasionally operate a school bus when assigned to a school district.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Good knowledge of the practices, tools, and materials used in the maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment; mechanical aptitude; ability to follow oral and written directions; working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of heating and ventilating equipment; ability to lay out work for self and others; mechanical aptitude; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and one year of experience in general building/industrial maintenance* or building/industrial trades work*.

*qualifying experience includes work experience with buildings and/or industrial plants as a carpenter, electrician, mason, plumber and/or heating, ventilating and air conditioning installers.

Non-Qualifying Experience: Experience limited to building cleaning is not qualifying. Building cleaning is defined as activities primarily involving a variety of inside and outside building cleaning activities including, but not limited to, washing walls and windows, polishing floors, cleaning restrooms, disposing of refuse.


1.     Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license and certificates appropriate to the vehicles, equipment and/or machinery operated at time of appointment or during the course of employment consistent with the needs of the agency.

2.     When assigned to the Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities (Buildings and Grounds): Possession, at time of appointment and during service in this class, of a valid New York State Class D operator’s license.

Revised 10/28/2019

Revised 3/15/2023  

Provisional Appointment
Clerk II- 12 Month, Full Time
Immediate Opening 2024-2025
(Civil Service Clerk II Qualifications Necessary)


  1. Primary assignment in the District Office for Special Education

  2. Answers phones, takes messages, provides general information

  3. Enter/retrieve information using computer software

  4. Operate office machines and equipment

  5. Extract, compile and maintain office and database reports

  6. Maintain records through filing systems through both physical and digital archives

  7. Other work as assigned


  1. Must meet Civil Service requirements for Clerk II title (see attached)

  2. Possess a positive attitude, initiative, confidentiality, professionalism and ethical conduct in all aspects of the work environment.

  3. Possess exceptional customer service skills and maintain excellent working relationships.

  4. Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

  5. Dependable, punctual, excellent organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, and maintain follow-through.

REPORTS TO:        Director of Special Education

COMPENSATION: $16.00/hour , Per CSEA Contract

APPLY TO:            Western New York School Application System   

If applicant is not currently in the process of being qualified for Civil Service under the Clerk II

title, a Civil Service application should be submitted additionally and separately from the WNYRIC


DEADLINE TO APPLY:   August 9, 2024


*Substitute Bus Drivers start at $20/hour

*Substitute Bus Monitors start at $13.20/hour

*Full Time Bus Drivers start at $23/hour with benefits package (including medical, dental , vision & NYS retirement eligibility)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Drivers must have a valid, clean driver’s license

  • Drivers must be at least 21 years of age

  • All employees must pass Federal fingerprint clearance

  • All employees  must enjoy working with children PK-12

  • We provide paid training & associated costs including DOT physical

    Deadline:                       Applications accepted until position is filled.


Silver Creek Central School has an immediate need for Lifeguards.


  • Must be at least 16 years old.

  • Must hold a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard certification.


Non-Instructional applications should be sent to:
Dr. Katie Ralston, Superintendent
Silver Creek Central School
P. O. Box 270
Silver Creek, NY 14316 

Applications accepted until positions are filled.


Silver Creek Central School District accepts applications for substitutes year-round.  

·  Teachers (certified and non)

·  Monitors (Lunch and bus)

·  Nurses (LPN or RN)

·  Bus Drivers

·  Cleaners

·  Teacher Aides

·  Teaching Assistants

·  Clerical staff

Interested candidates should apply through the WNY School Application System application or submit a completed application, Civil Service application, references and certifications to: Dr. Katie Ralston, Superintendent, Silver Creek CSD, PO Box 270, Silver Creek, NY 14136.