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Date:  Sep 22, 2021
Req ID:  9203

Lake Village, AR, US, 71653

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $26,034

Maintenance Specialist

Position #:     22092308

Salary:           $26,034

Pay Grade:     GS03

Requisition:    9203

Location:       Lake Chicot State Park, Lake Village, AR


Closing date:  10/08/2021


This position assists the Maintenance Supervisor in managing, supervising, and conducting the maintenance function of the grounds, equipment, and utility systems of a 207-acre park consisting of 31 buildings, 122 campsites, and a large public swimming pool. This position will assist the Maintenance Supervisor with two full-time and up to four seasonal employees.  Supervisory experience is required to oversee and act as a crew leader over a small group of unskilled volunteers or seasonal workers (may include a semi-skilled and/or a regular classified person). Good oral and written communication skills as well as organizational skills are necessary to operate a safe, efficient, and effective maintenance department.  This position will coordinate and maintain an overall park maintenance plan and preventative maintenance program for buildings, grounds, and equipment. Applicant will perform skilled and non-skilled maintenance duties, including basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, cleaning, grounds maintenance, and equipment repairs.  This position is responsible for ordering Park supplies, and maintaining equipment history records, supply inventories and other assigned record keeping.  Computer skills using Microsoft Office are preferred. Applicant must be able to obtain a certified pool operator license once hired. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to work a varied schedule, including weekends and holidays.


Position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension. 


Applicants must meet or exceed these qualifications:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience or training in the building construction trades, general building maintenance, or in the repair or maintenance of mechanical equipment.


We are an EOE/ADA/AA employer. Minorities and women encouraged to apply.


Applications accepted online ONLY:  https://arcareers.arkansas.gov/

The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism has three major divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Arkansas State Parks manages 52 state parks and promotes Arkansas as a tourist destination for people around the country. Arkansas Heritage preserves and promotes Arkansas’s natural and cultural history and heritage through four historic museums and four cultural preservation agencies. Arkansas Tourism improves the state’s economy by generating travel and enhancing the image of the state.

Position Information

Class Code: S050C

Grade: GS03


Salary Range: $26,034.00 - $37,749.00


The Maintenance Specialist is responsible for overseeing and participating in the maintenance and operation of facilities and equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Develops preventative maintenance schedules for facilities and equipment and participates in overall planning by providing information and advice concerning equipment status, maintenance replacement, or purchasing needs. Performs skilled and semi-skilled tasks, including building wooden structures, replacing faulty plumbing fixtures, repairing broken pipes, replacing electrical fixtures and receptacles, welding broken parts, rebuilding small motors, overhauling carburetors, tuning up vehicles, operating power tools, pouring and finishing concrete, and servicing refrigeration units. Reports maintenance and repairs needed in maintaining facilities. Prepares employees work schedules, trains new employees, and recommends disciplinary actions, as needed. Maintains records and prepares reports including vehicle utilization, equipment history, and materials purchased. Operates a waste water treatment facility by monitoring equipment to ensure proper operation, making repairs, taking samples, and completing reports. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and structural requirements used in the construction and maintenance of buildings and grounds. Knowledge of state government procurement practices. Ability to plan, assign, and coordinate work activities, and monitor the performance of co-workers and/or subordinates. Ability to determine repair/maintenance requirements, perform manual labor, and operate and maintain the necessary tools and equipment. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to maintain inventory and purchase supplies. Ability to train others in the use of tools and equipment in order to maintain park facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of vocational technical training in maintenance; plus two years of experience in general maintenance, including one year in a leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

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