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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Date:  Nov 27, 2021
Req ID:  13362
Location: 

Washington, AR, US, 71862

Category:  DEPT OF PARKS AND TOURISM
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $29,046

Maintenance Technician

Position #:     22092133

Grade:          GS04

Salary:           $29,046

Requisition:    13362 

Location:       Historic Washington State Park, Washington, AR

 

Closing date:  12/19/2021

 

This position plans, maintains, and operates the park’s animal program.  Duties include maintaining, caring for, and keeping records on the park’s animals.  Must have knowledge of domesticated farm animals, such as cows, horses, mules, goats, and chickens.  Other job duties include driving the park’s surrey, presenting interpretive programming for park visitors related to the animal program and 19th century life, formulating and implementing a pasture maintenance program, building and maintaining period appropriate fencing and structures, maintaining tack, and other duties as assigned. This position also is responsible for assisting in lawn maintenance throughout the park as needed. Applicant must also be competent as a driver of wagons, carriages, surreys, and horse-drawn farm implements.  Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to traverse rough terrain on foot.  Will check driver’s record.  This position works weekends, holidays and often has a flexible schedule.

 

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 training in maintenance operations; plus two years of experience in general maintenance operations.

 

 

EOE/AA/ADA Minorities and women are 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

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

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

Summary

The Maintenance Technician 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 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. 
 
May operate 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 facilities.

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

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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