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MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST

Date:  Sep 29, 2021
Req ID:  9207
Location: 

Paris, AR, US, 72855

Category:  DEPT OF PARKS AND TOURISM
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $26,034 t $37,749

Maintenance Specialist

Position #:     22134022

Salary:           $26,034

Grade:           GS03

Requisition:    9207

Location:        Mount Magazine State Park, Paris, AR

 

Closing date: 10/26/2021

 

This position performs general maintenance on grounds and makes minor repairs to park facilities, including basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and mechanical repairs. Job duties include mowing, weed trimming, trash pick-up, and cleaning facilities as needed. This position also operates a water treatment plant, commercial landscaping equipment, maintains equipment inventories, performs vehicle maintenance tasks, and completes equipment maintenance records. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, possess or be able to obtain a Class II Water Treatment/Distribution or Class III WasteWater license within a reasonable time frame, be able to traverse rough terrain, be able to lift up to 75 lbs., and work a varied schedule, including some weekends and holidays.  A driving record check will be performed. 

 

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 two years of vocational technical training in maintenance; plus two years of experience in general maintenance, including one year in a leadership capacity.

 

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

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

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

Summary

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.

Functions

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.

Dimensions

None

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.

Licenses

None

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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