The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for grounds maintenance and general labor activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. Typical Functions Performs grounds maintenance by mowing, edging, weeding, and trimming lawns and bushes, planting trees, and 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 of buildings, and performs minor carpentry duties such as hanging ceilings, replacing walls, and other carpentry duties. Performs other duties as assigned. Special Job Dimensions Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills 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 Education and/or Experience Completion of sufficient education or training to read and write; plus one year of experience or on-the-job training performing grounds keeping and/or maintaining lawn-care equipment. 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. Preferred Qualifications Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Agency Specific Information Maintenance Assistant
Position #: 22125449
Location: Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Lakeview, AR
Closing date: 11/15/2019
This position performs grounds maintenance tasks, such as mowing, weed eating, trimming trees and bushes, raking leaves, landscaping, hauling top soil, and controlling insects. Job duties include collecting trash, assisting in erosion control, and other specialized grounds keeping tasks. This position serves as crew leader over a small group of seasonal workers and performs minor carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs. Applicant will also perform custodial duties, such as cleaning restrooms and mopping floors. Must be able to operate riding lawn mower, chain saws, weed eater, leaf blower and tractor. Applicant also must be able to work a variable schedule, including weekends and holidays, work in rough terrain and inclement weather, be able to work a flexible schedule and possess a valid Arkansas drivers license. A drivers 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 the following qualifications: completion of sufficient education or training to read and write; plus two years of experience/on-the-job training, performing grounds keeping and/or the maintenance of lawn-care equipment. Unqualified applicants need not apply.
We are an EOE/ADA/AA employer. Minorities and women encouraged to apply.
Applications accepted online ONLY: www.arstatejobs.com.