Seasonal Maintenance Assistant

Texas Parks & Wildlife Laredo, TX

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Seasonal Maintenance Assistant Print Apply Seasonal Maintenance Assistant Salary $11.57 Hourly Location Laredo, TX Job Type Seasonal Division State Parks Job Number 18-00437 Branch LAKE CASA BLANCA SP Closing 8/31/2018 11:59 PM Central Work Address Lake Casa Blanca International State Park, 5102 Bob Bullock Loop, Laredo, TX 78041 Hiring Contact Jorge Martinez, (956) 725-3826 + Description + Benefits + Questions General Description NOTE: APPLICANT MUST BE 17 YEARS OF AGE AT TIME OF EMPLOYMENT. SEASONAL PAID POSITIONS ARE CONTINUOUS POSTINGS FILLED AT VARIOUS TIMES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. APPLICATIONS WILL BE RETAINED AND CONSIDERED FOR FISCAL YEAR SEPTEMBER 1st THROUGH AUGUST 31st. PARK WILL DETERMINE BUSINESS NEED AND FUNDING TO HIRE. PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK DIRECTLY TO INQUIRE ABOUT OPENINGS. Under the direction of the Lead Ranger, this position is responsible for assisting with the operation and maintenance work of a State Park. Duties include, but are not limited to cleaning, maintenance and repairs to facilities, buildings, equipment, vehicles and grounds. Operates various types of equipment to include mowers, trimmers, power tools, tractors, vehicles and other equipment as needed. Performs general visitor assistance including reservations/registrations, revenue collection and special events. Assists with agency and park programs to include resource management and interpretation. Prepares required reports. Provides visitors with information concerning park rules and regulations. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures. POSTING NUMBER: 18-00437 Qualification Guidelines MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: + Completion of 8th grade. Experience: + No experience required. Licensure: + If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license, dependent on individual park needs. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities + Knowledge of general facility, building and grounds repair and cleaning techniques; + Knowledge of landscaping and grounds maintenance techniques; + Knowledge of basic mathematics; + Skill in using standard office equipment; + Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; + Skill in making independent, sound, timely decisions; + Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; + Ability to conduct activities in accordance with agency and park safety program, work rules and performance standards; + Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting and moving supplies and materials up to 50 lbs. Additional Information WORKING CONDITIONS: + Required to work 10 to 40 hours per week with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays; + Hours may be reduced or extended as needed through primary peak season from March to September; + Required to adjust to changing schedules; + Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions; + Required to perform manual labor including, lifting and moving supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; + Must conform to agency work rules, safety program and dress and grooming standards; + Must be at least 17 years of age; + Non-smoking work environment in State buildings and vehicles; + This position will fluctuate between part-time and full-time status throughout the term of employment. Changing from part-time to full-time and vice versa may impact the amount of leave accrued and health insurance rates; + Position contingent upon funding. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: In order to be considered for this position, the following information is required: + Submittal of a completed online application; + Work history experience MUST be completed in the online application; + A scanned copy of official college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable); + Applicants must attach a DD214 or other supporting documentation to the online application to claim Veterans Preference. NOTE: Resume and professional references may be attached to the online application, but not in place of the completed application. A skills test may be conducted at time of interview. Army 11, 12, 18, 19, 91 NavyAviation Ground Support, Construction, General Seamanship, Ship Maintenance Coast Guard100, 210, BM, DC Marine Corps11, 13 Air Force3E