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Date:  Feb 22, 2021
Req ID:  4649

Newport, AR, US, 72112

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $29,046

Position Number: [[22092181]] 
County: [[Jackson]] 
Posting End Date: [[03/14/2021]] 

Anticipated Starting Salary: [[$29,046]] 

[[Jacksonport State Park]] 

Maintenance Technician

Position #:     22092181

Salary:           $29,046

Grade:           GS04

Requisition:    4649

Location:        Jacksonport State Park, Newport, AR


Closing date:  03/14/2021


This position is responsible for the maintenance of park facilities, grounds, and equipment, performing both skilled and non-skilled tasks including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, cleaning, grounds keeping, trash removal, equipment, and vehicle maintenance. Job duties include conducting job performance evaluations, maintaining equipment history records, coordinating work assignments, and developing an overall park maintenance plan and preventive maintenance program. This position performs equipment maintenance, makes repairs, establishes proper safety guidelines, and monitors tasks, projects, and workers. Other duties include ordering and maintaining supplies, supervising, and training full-time and seasonal employees, community service workers, and volunteers involved in park maintenance work and projects, and providing support and assistance to other staff and visitors as needed. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including some weekends and holidays. A valid driver’s license is required, and a driving record check will be performed.


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


Applicants must meet or exceed the following 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. 


EOE/AA/ADA.  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: S046C

Grade: GS04


Salary Range: $29,046.00 - $42,117.00


The Maintenance Technician is responsible for grounds maintenance and general labor activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Performs grounds maintenance by mowing, edging, weeding and trimming lawns and bushes, planting trees, sodding yards. Collects and removes trash from lawn. Operates light to medium lawn equipment. Assists with work orders for special events and exhibits. Inspects tools and equipment. Performs minor equipment and vehicle repairs. Maintains equipment by oiling, greasing, sharpening blades, and performing other minor repairs and services vehicles which includes: filling with gas, changing oil, tune-ups, and washing. Assists with minor electrical repairs, remodeling buildings, performing minor carpentry duties such as hanging ceilings, replacing walls, and performing other carpentry duties. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of methods and practices in skilled and unskilled trades. Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on various types of grounds keeping tools and equipment. Ability to receive, assign, and coordinate work activities.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of vocational technical training in maintenance operations; plus two years of experience in general maintenance operations.  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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