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CUNY Oiler (Provisional) - Facilities Management in New York, New York

Oiler (Provisional) - Facilities Management

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John Jay College

Full/Part Time




  • Under direct supervision is responsible for the lubrication of power plant, pumping and/or construction equipment; performs related work.

  • Lubricates and cleans pumps, engines, blowers, compressors, motors, gears, ejectors and other operating equipment.

  • Assists in the operation, maintenance and repair of this equipment.

  • Reads meters, gauges and other operating equipment.

  • Keeps logs.

  • Operates lubricant filtering and purifying equipment; maintains lubricant inventory.

  • May be designated to inspect and service swimming pools and building safety equipment.

  • May operate a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned duties.







John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) led by President Karol V. Mason, and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.

The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. John JayCollege seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.


John Jay College's Facilities Management Department seeks an Oiler who will be responsible for service, maintenance, and repair noted equipment in the operational plant.

-Central Chiller plant including, pumps, cooling towers, heat exchangers.

-Steam Stations, Condensate pumps, Air compressors.

-Laboratory Equipment, Strobic fans, Fume hoods and Vacuum pump system.

-Air Handlers, Roof top package units.

-Emergency Generators.

-Swimming pool equipment.

-Building safety systems.

This position is designated an essential employee position. Essential employees are those required to report to work even when the University and/or College operations are suspended.

CUNY anticipates a return to fully onsite work in January 2022 and this position is based in New York, NY.


  1. Three (3) years' full-time satisfactory experience in the lubrication, maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment; OR

  2. One and one-half (1 and 1/2) years of experience as described in 1 above plus graduation from an approved trade, technical or vocational high school or an approved internship program; OR

  3. One (1) year of experience as described in 1 above plus an associate degree from an accredited school in mechanical technology.

NOTE: For appointment to certain positions, possession of a Class B Commercial Driver License valid in the State of New York may be required. There may be certain age requirements to obtain this license. Employees must maintain the Class B Commercial Driver License during their employment.

Employees assigned to inspect and service swimming pools and building safety equipment duties, must obtain certificates of fitness for: sprinklers, standpipe, fire guard and swimming pool operators, within six (6) months of their appointments.




CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


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Review of resumes to begin January 28, 2022.

Posting closes on February 8, 2022.


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