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Date:  Dec 3, 2021
Req ID:  3224

Paris, AR, US, 72855

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $11.00/hour

Extra Help Assistant Maintenance [Part Time]

Position #:     22076507

Salary:           $12.51 per hour

Grade:           GSMW

Location:        Mt. Magazine State Park, Paris, AR


Closing date:  12/14/2021


This position is responsible for maintaining roads, grounds, facilities, and equipment in the park.  Job duties include trash removal, mowing, weed eating, trail maintenance, and operating heavy equipment.  Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license.    


Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications: The ability to read, write and follow directions. The ability to perform manual labor and to operate and maintain the necessary tools and equipment.


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


Please apply online: https://www.transform.ar.gov/personnel/arcareers/

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: C093C

Grade: GSMW


Salary Range: -


The Extra Help Assistant is responsible for providing unskilled, semi-skilled labor or performing basic office tasks in a state agency or institution. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


May answer phone calls and direct inquiries, type and file documents, operate fax or copier machines, and direct incoming and outgoing mail and packages. May greet visitors, give tours, run errands, take inventory, or assist skilled or professional staff as required. May perform grounds maintenance duties such as mowing, raking, collecting and disposing of trash, and maintaining associated equipment. May perform custodial duties including mopping, sweeping, cleaning bathrooms, vacuuming carpets, washing windows, busing restaurant tables, washing dishes and maintaining supplies and equipment. May assist skilled tradesmen in carpentry work, painting exteriors, or other unskilled or semi-skilled labor. Performs other duties as assigned.


Some heavy manual labor may be required. Work in inclement weather, on weekends, and on holidays may be required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to follow written or oral instructions. Ability to perform manual labor and to operate and maintain the necessary tools and equipment. Ability to utilize computer software programs or operate fax or copier machines for some positions.

Minimum Qualifications

The ability to read and write. Depending on the position, a valid Arkansas driver's license is required. Some positions are required to undergo a criminal background check and/or safe driving check. 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.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith