Contact Information

48 Court Street
Canton, New York 13617

Phone: (315) 379-2273
Fax:       (315) 379-9465

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

Harold B. Smith Building

HAROLD B. SMITH BUILDING

 

Human Services Center

HUMAN SERVICES CENTER

 

Old St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility

OLD ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

 

New St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility

NEW ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

 

New St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility

NEW ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

 

St. Lawrence County Public Safety Complex

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY COMPLEX

 

St. Lawrence County Court House
ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY COURTHOUSE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buildings & Grounds


Objective

Responsible for the safe and efficient operation, maintenance and cleaning of Buildings, Grounds, and Parking Lots at the County Office Complex in Canton, including the Human Services Center on State Highway 310 and the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility located at 7 Commerce Lane.


Types of Services

  • General plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, and mechanical repairs.
  • Heating and air conditioning maintenance and repairs
  • Minor construction and alteration
  • Assist other County departments in rearranging office or transporting furniture.
  • Grounds maintenance.
  • Janitorial services.
  • Pick up and storage of surplus equipment.
  • Interior and exterior painting.
  • Snow removal.


Highlights of Our Department

St. Lawrence County Buildings & Grounds Department employs 32 full-time employees. 

  • 1 - Superintendent of Buildings & Grounds
    • 1 - Account Clerk/Typist (shared with Board of Legislators Office)
    • 1 – Head Building Maintenance Worker
      • 2 – Groundskeepers
      • 6 – Building Maintenance Workers
      • 3 – Building Electrical Maintenance Workers
      • 1 – Building Mechanical Maintenance Worker
    • 1 – Buildings and Grounds Crew Leader
      • 16 – Custodial Workers

Staffed 24 hours per day, 7 days per week

  • Building Maintenance Staff on duty from 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. , 7 days per week
  • Custodial Staff on duty evenings and overnights.


Responsibilities

  • Custodial Staff is responsible for the cleaning of our buildings, moving of furniture/office equipment, and light maintenance tasks
  • Building Maintenance Staff performs the majority of Building and Grounds Mechanical & Electrical Systems repairs.  Also responsible for smaller renovation projects, and installation of data wiring, etc.  Preventative maintenance is a priority of the Department, and is performed primarily by County Staff.
  • Groundskeeper’s are responsible for maintaining the lawns and parking lots for all our buildings, and the cemetery at the Old County Home site.
  • Responsible for locks and access control
  • Maintain Life Safety and the Security System
  • The department maintains all of the following County buildings and grounds totaling 332,861 square feet:

    • Court House
    • Public Safety Complex
    • Harold B. Smith Building (DSS)
    • DSS Annex Building
    • Human Services Building
    • Old St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility
    • New St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility
    • Records Warehouse
    • Pearl Street Property
    • Surrogate Building  (Board of Elections)
    • West Main Street Property
    • Maintenance Buildings





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