Texas Parks & Wildlife Maintenance Assistant in Wichita Falls, Texas

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Maintenance Assistant

Salary

$12.49 Hourly

Location

Wichita Falls, TX

Job Type

Regular Part Time

Division

State Parks

Job Number

18-00481

Branch

LAKE ARROWHEAD SP

Closing

Continuous

Work Address

Lake Arrowhead State Park, 229 Park Road 63, Wichita Falls, TX 76310

Hiring Contact

Keith Gauthier, (940) 528-2211

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General Description

Under the direction of the Lead Ranger, this position is responsible for assisting in the operation and maintenance of Lake Arrowhead State Park. Duties include 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 providing visitor 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: 18-00481

Qualification Guidelines

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Completion of 8th Grade.

Experience:

  • Experience in facility, equipment or grounds maintenance.

Licensure:

  • If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Graduation from High School or GED.

Experience:

  • Working with the public.

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;

  • Knowledge of general custodial duties;

  • Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook;

  • Skill in effective verbal and written communication;

  • Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts;

  • Ability to safely and effectively operate hand and power tools and mechanical equipment;

  • Ability to use a personal computer and prepare reports and forms;

  • Ability to make sound independent judgment;

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;

  • Ability to work as a member of a team;

  • Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;

  • Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.

Additional Information

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Required to work 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;

  • Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions;

  • Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;

  • May be required to operate a State vehicle;

  • Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stay;

  • Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules and safety procedures;

  • Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles.

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

Navy Aviation Ground Support, Construction, General Seamanship, Ship Maintenance

Coast Guard 100, 210, BM, DC

Marine Corps 11, 13

Air Force 3E

http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_Maintenance.pdf